On the record – Newton Falls

WHAT: Board of Education organizational meeting Wednesday

PRESENT: Ken Kline, Amie Crowder, Debra Davis, Brent Powell and Jennifer Urbania

The Board:

• Named Kline as president and Crowder as vice president;

• Set meetings for 6 p.m. the third Thursday of the month. The board will act on committee appointments at the Jan. 17 meeting;

• Passed a “Drive It Home Campaign” resolution supporting the union and management employees and any other company affected by the recent idling of the Lordstown General Motors facility;

• Approved increasing substitute pay for cafteria, secretary, educational aides and library aides from $8.30 to $8.55.