21-223: Resolution of Appreciation to the Commonwealth of Virginia



P.O. Drawer 140, 100 Central Circle

Low Moor, VA  24457







            During its regular meeting on April 19, 2021, the Alleghany County School Board took the following action:



            Jacob L. Wright, Chairman                                                    

            Danielle I. Morgan, Vice Chairwoman                                              

            Gerald E. Franson                                                                 

            Donnie T. Kern                                                                                  

            John B. Littleton                                                                     

            Richard A. Shull         

            Sharon District                                                                        VACANT                                



            On motion of _____, seconded by _____, that the following resolution be adopted:


WHEREAS, after many years of discussion and effort, the City of Covington and Alleghany County Public School Divisions have developed a plan to merge; and


WHEREAS, said plan has been approved locally and at the State level; and


WHEREAS, a significant component of finalizing the approved merger plan included financial support from the Commonwealth; and


WHEREAS, funding to provide said financial support was passed in the most recent General Assembly Session; and


WHEREAS, we provide our heartfelt appreciation to the members of the House of Delegates, Senate, Board of Education, Staff of Department of Education, and the Governor for their work to assist with approval of the merger plan and financial support to move the plan to reality;


NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Alleghany County School Board recognizes this support and sends its appreciation; and


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that attested copies of this resolution shall be delivered to the Clerk of the House of Delegates for distribution to members, Clerk of the Senate for distribution to members, Chair of the Board of Education for distribution to Board members, State Superintendent of Public Education for distribution to staff and the Governor.


Adopted this 19th day of April, 2021.






_____________________________________                      April 19, 2021

Jacob L. Wright, Chairman                                                     Date



_____________________________________                      April 19, 2021

Lorie C. Bess, Clerk                                                               Date