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Minutes for School Council Election

Hilltop Elementary School

August 16th, 2016

 

1. Call to Order                                                        

     Presiding Officer, Dr. Ovedia Glover called the election to order at 5:45 pm.

2. Recognition of Electing Body, Roles/Responsibilities of School Council

     Members, Position(s) Available on School Council, School Council

     Election Procedures

    Presiding Officer, Dr. Ovedia Glover welcomed and recognized the Parent/Gaurdian

      electing body of Hilltop Elementary School.  Dr. Ovedia Glover explained the election

      procedures, discussed the roles/responsibilities of school council members, and stated the positions

      available on the council along with the term length.

3. Nomination(s) for School Council Membership

Presiding Officer, Dr. Ovedia Glover called for nominations from the floor for the Parent/Guardian - 2    year term.

The following persons were nominated for this position:

     1.   Sarah Tosch

     2.  Katie Wilkerson

     Presiding Officer, Dr. Ovedia Glover accepted nominations until no further nominations were

     made by the electing body.  Dr. Ovedia Glover asked for a motion from the electing body

     to close nominations on this position.  Dr. Ovedia Glover then asked for a second motion

     and a majority vote of the electing body to close nominations on this position.

 Presiding Officer, Dr. Ovedia Glover called for nominations from the floor for the Business Member Parent/Guardian - 2 year term.

 The following person was nominated for this position:

      1.   Brian Wilkerson

      Presiding Officer, Dr. Ovedia Glover accepted nominations until no further nominations were

     made by the electing body.  Dr. Ovedia Glover asked for a motion from the electing body

     to close nominations on this position.  Dr. Ovedia Glover then asked for a second motion

     and a majority vote of the electing body to close nominations on this position.

  4. Voting Procedures

        Presiding Officer, Dr. Ovedia Glover instructed the electing body on the following voting

       procedures:

        1. The electing body will write in the position and term length on the ballot.

        2. The electing body will write in the name of the nominee on the ballot for whom they wish to vote.

        3. The plurality method will be used in conducting the election. One vote will be taken. The nominee

            with the highest number of votes is elected to the school council. Where two individuals tie with the

            highest number of votes, subsequent votes will be required until one single individual emerges with

            the highest number of votes.

        4. Each member of the electing body should turn in their own completed election ballot to the election 

           tellers for counting.

  5. Counting of the Election Body Votes

        Dr. Jennifer Wynn (teller) informed the presiding officer of the number of votes each

     nominee received from the electing body:

 Parent/Guardian - 2 year term

     1.    Sarah Tosch             4 Votes

     2.   Katie Wilkerson      16 Votes

 Business Member Parent/Guardian - 2 year term

 1. Brian Wilkerson 19 Votes

 6. Announcement of Newly Elected Member

       Dr. Ovedia Glover announced Katie Wilkerson as the highest vote recipient for the Parent/Guardian - 2 year term and is elected by the electing body to serve in this position on the Hilltop Elementary School Council.

       Dr. Ovedia Glover announced Brian Wilkerson as the highest vote recipient for the Business Member Parent/Guardian - 2 year term and is elected by the electing body to serve in this position on the Hilltop Elementary School Council.

 7. Adjournment

       With no further positions available on the school council for election by this electing body, the election

       was adjourned at 6:20 pm by Dr. Ovedia Glover.

Hilltop Elementary School

301 R. B. Smith Pkwy

Bonaire, GA  31005

(478)929-6113, Fax (478)929-6109

hes.hcbe.net

Dr. Ovedia Glover, Principal