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Minutes from BOE Meeting November 15, 2016, Committee of the Whole Tuesday, 15 November 2016 13:06

Pender County Board of Education

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Committee of the Whole

Board Room

Pender Resource Center

798 U.S. Hwy. 117 South

Burgaw, N.C. 28425

5:00 p.m.

Board Members Present

Leadership Team Members Present

Katherine Herring, Chair

Dr. Terri Cobb, Superintendent

Brad George

Allen Vann, Chief Officer of Auxiliary Services

Don Hall

Dr. Todd Blumenreich, Director

Rochelle Whiteside

Miranda Roberts, Communications

Richard Schwartz, Attorney


Call to Order

At 5:21 p.m., Chair Katherine Herring welcomed all and called the meeting to order after determining a quorum was present.

Program Governance Training for Head Start

At 5:22 p.m., Preschool Director Stacie Poulin introduced Patricia Beier, Executive Director of Wayne County Head Start, to provide the Board with Head Start program governance training.

Naming of Roads at the Surf City Site

Next, at 5:46 p.m., Superintendent Dr. Terri Cobb shared information on the naming of two roads at the Surf City site. The roads must be named for permitting purposes.

The Board expressed interest in Old Campground Road, Shepards Road Extension, Manhollow Road, and Surf Drive. The Board expressed interest in staying away from road names similar to road names already in the area. Dr. Cobb said she would submit the names for the Surf City planner to verify.

Merit Pay Plan

At 5:56 p.m., Superintendent Dr. Terri Cobb shared handouts with the Board containing information on the merit pay plan.

At 5:57 p.m., Brad George announced the Committee of the Whole meeting had ended and that the regular Board Meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Board Chair

Katherine Herring


Terri R. Cobb, Ed.D.