On the record – Weathersfield

WHAT: Board of Education organizational meeting Wednesday

PRESENT: Tim Gleason, Aaron Wallace, Cheryl Basista, Joshua Garris and Mark Bodo

The board:

• Gave first reading to placing an emergency operating renewal levy on the May 7 primary ballot. The levy, which was first passed in 1995, is used for needs of the district such as buses, textbooks and technology. Superintendent Damon Dohar said the owner of a $100,000 home pays $126 per year. The county auditor is certifying the millage. The board will give second reading Jan. 16;

• Named Gleason as president and Basista as vice president;

• Set meetings for 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month in the high school media center;

• Approved Gleason as Ohio School Board Association delegate with Wallace as alternate; Garris as legislative liaison; Basista to student achievement; and Bodo to township trustee liaison with Gleason as alternate.