CCBOE faces short agenda Monday night

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With the budget and millage rate already approved for this year, the Cartersville City School Board will have a light agenda for its August meeting Monday night. 

Superintendent Dr. Marc Feuerbach will recommend purchasing a new 72-passenger bus from the state contract with Thomas Bus Sales for $93,520, with $77,220 coming from state bus bonds and the remaining $16,300 from the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.  

He also will ask board members to approve the 2020 salary schedule for certified employees.

Feuerbach will recommend approving four overnight/out-of-state trips for the high school's Y-Club to attend the Y-Club Youth Assembly in Atlanta Nov. 17-19; for the middle school's seventh- and eighth-grade chorus to perform at Universal Studios and Sea World in Orlando, Florida, March 19-22, 2020; for about 50 seventh-grade students at the middle school to tour Washington, D.C., March 22-27, 2020; and for the eighth-graders at the middle school to take the Tour of Georgia across south Georgia and along the coastline May 4-9, 2020.

The superintendent will ask the board to approve rental requests from St. Francis of Assisi Church to use the middle school parking lot for overflow parking on Friday, Oct. 4, from 5 to 9:30 p.m.; from GFWC Cartersville Women’s Club to use the high school auditorium for a benefit concert for Tranquility House on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 1 to 11 p.m. with a request for the fee of $1,750 to be waived; and from United Way of Bartow County to use the middle school grounds and parking lot for the 15th Annual Turkey Trot Road Race on Saturday, Nov. 23, from 6 a.m. to noon.

Board members also will approve Feuerbach attending the Georgia School Superintendents Association 2019 Fall Bootstrap Oct. 16-17 in Athens.

The superintendent also will recommend promoting Misty Watkins to assistant manager of the high school cafeteria, effective Aug. 7.

The regular business meeting will be Monday at 6 p.m. in the central office board room at 15 Nelson St.