The Williamson County Board of Education held its April 20, 2020 meeting electronically in an effort to protect public health, safety and welfare in light of the Coronavirus. The Board voted to hold the WCSB meeting electronically pursuant to Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order #16.
Superintendent Jason Golden provided an update on the Coronavirus and how it has affected school district operations.
Board Chairman Gary Anderson thanked district employees for their work behind the scenes during this time.
In New Business, the Board:
- Approved the 2020-21 Use of Schools and Facilities Fee Schedule.
- Approved the Superintendent’s Tenure Recommendations to the Board.
- Approved moving the Class of 2020 Graduation Window from May 22-24 to May 22 through July 31.
- Approved the Resolution by the Williamson County Board of Education to Suspend Board Policies Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic.
In Other Business, the Board:
- Approved three policies on second reading, including Commercial Advertising on Williamson County Schools Buses, Public Records Requests and Field Trips.
- Approved the 2020-21 Proposed Classified Pay Chart.
The Board also held a Special Called Meeting Thursday, April 16, to approve the 2020-21 budget. The Board approved a General Purpose School Fund Budget of $395,925,769 and a Capital Request Budget of $9,936,647.
The next regular meeting of the Williamson County Board of Education is scheduled for Monday, May 18, 2020, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Administrative Complex, but location is subject to change.
Board packet information can be found on the school district’s website.