by Michael G. Maness
Chester ISD Board received a special presentation by FFA Officers for the School Board Appreciation Month at their meeting Thursday evening, Jan. 16.
President Ray McKnight called the meeting to order at 5:58 p.m., an invocation was given by Vernon Lewis, and everyone recited the Pledges of Allegiance to the U.S. and Texas flags.
The consent agenda was passed including the minutes of the previous meeting, financial statements and the tax report. The Board approved both the 2013-14 District Improvement Plan and the extension of coverage by TASB on the Liability and Property programs for 2014-15.
Preston Singleton, of Clark & Co., presented the 2012-2013 financial audit and it was unanimously approved.
Superintendent Wayne Ivey reported on enrollment, attendance, the calendar of events, transportation and facilities. He discussed the future of the district on textbooks and technology, and it looked good.