CHEROKEE COUNTY —
TROUP – New school board members will be sworn into office during a 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight at the Troup ISD Board Room.
Because only three candidates filed for three positions open on the board – Place 1 incumbent Andy M. Griffin Jr.; Place 2 incumbent Melissa Young and candidate Shane Jasper, who filed for Place 3 on the school board – trustees canceled the May 10 election as allowed by state law.
During tonight's meeting, trustees also will discuss:
• Authorizing Superintendent Stuart Bird to issue contracts for professional personnel during the summer months;
• Approval of resolution that authorizes the board president to approve a bid for the sale of struck-off property;
• Approval of repair of the high school's interior foundation, with necessary budget amendment;
• Approval of consent agenda items – board meeting minutes, expenditures and budget amentments and purchase of a SANS Server Solution, among other items.