School District of Clay County
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Professional Development Center - H. C. Long Building
23 S. Green Street
Green Cove Springs
TIME - 8:00 a.m.

July 20, 2009 Workshop-Special Meeting

Invocation (Rep. Charles Van Zant)
Call to Order (8:00 a.m.)
1. Attendance

Minutes: Present: Carol Vallencourt, District 1; Carol Studdard, District 2; Cahrles Van Zant, Jr., District 3; Frank Farrell, District 4 and Lisa Graham, District 5.  Superintendent Ben Wortham was also present.

Workshop Items
Action Items
2. Budget & Millage Review


Dr. Copeland reviewed the 2009-2010 Annual Budget, Schedules of Assessed Value, Property Tax Mill Levy, Rolled-Back Rate Calculation, Recap of Millage Levies & Ad Valorem Tax Revenue and Estimated Expenditures.

Mr. Elliott briefly covered the Capital Outlay Priorities for 2009-2010.

3. Advertisement of the 2009-10 Tentative Budget and Millages

Minutes: Dr. Copeland provided a handout of the newspaper notice requirements and reminded the Board of the final hearing on the budget on September 17th.

Approve advertisement of the 2009-10 Tentative Budget and Millages as presented.- PASS
Vote Results
Motion: Frank Farrell
Second: Carol Vallencourt
Frank Farrell- Aye
Lisa Graham- Aye
Carol Studdard- Aye
Carol Vallencourt- Aye
Charlie VanZant- Aye

Superintendent's Requests (None)
School Board's Requests


Mrs. Graham voiced some concerns in regard to the lack of "speed zone" signs at Orange Park High School and the danger to students crossing the highway on Kingsley and Blanding.

Mr. Elliott commented that Kingsley and Blanding are state roads under the jurisdiction of the Florida Department of Transportation, but that there is a crossing guard at the intersections of Kingsley and Blanding.  He offered to check into it with the DOT.

Adjournment (9:20 a.m.)

Ben Wortham, Superintendent

Charles Van Zant, Jr., Chair