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Minutes from BOE Meeting September 1, 2015 Tuesday, 01 September 2015 00:00



Tuesday, September 1, 2015

4:30 p.m.

Pender County Resource Center



Karen Rouse, Chair

Terri Cobb, Superintendent

Katherine Herring

Dr. Pamela Breedlove

Kenneth I. Lanier, Jr.

Alfredia Moore

Tom Roper

Betsy Chestnutt


David Smith


Debbie Jones












Quorum and Agenda

It was determined a quorum was present.  The meeting was called to order at approximately 4:55 p.m., by Chair Karen Rouse.  The agenda was approved on a motion by Katherine Herring, seconded by Tom Roper. 

Closed Session

The Board moved into a brief Closed Session to review the Human Resources Report.  The group returned to Open Session at 5:30 p.m.

Presentations from the Architects

LS3P Boney Architects, presented plans to the Board at 5:33 p.m.  They are scheduled to build the new schools in Surf City.  Next, at approximately 6:10 p.m., Little and Associates addressed the Board in regards to the renovation projects at the Cape Fear Schools and Burgaw Schools.  Lastly, SfL+a  shared information and ideas in regards to Penderlea School.

Board Attorney

At approximately 7:10 p.m., the Board discussed attorney options.  At 7:45 p.m., Katherine Herring motioned to elect Schwartz and Shaw, Attorneys at Law, as the Board Attorney.  Tom Roper seconded the motion, and with Kenneth Lanier opposing, the vote carried.

Human Resource Report

Next, at 7:50 p.m., the Human Resource Report was reviewed, and a motion was submitted by Katherine Herring.  Tom Roper seconded it, and it was agreed and approved.

Travel Compensation

It was discussed that qualifying administrators be allotted $200.00, for travel.  Katherine Herring motioned, Tom Roper seconded it, and it carried, at 8:00 p.m.


All agreed to adjourn at approximately 8:10 p.m.

Board Chair, Karen Rouse

Superintendent, Terri R. Cobb, Ed.D.