On April 24th, the Leon County College Board Members mentioned a number of points and insurance policies on the Agenda Evaluate/Workshop assembly. Workers gave a presentation on Tallahassee’s sports activities tourism. Workers famous that simply inside the previous yr, Leon County was chosen to host the FHSAA seaside volleyball state championship. Workers defined how this has improved Go to Tallahassee’s relationship with the FHSAA for Tallahassee to host championships. Mr. Jones requested what’s subsequent for Leon County College District and Go to Tallahassee. Workers stated that they’re working to bid on extending a contract to host soccer championships, working to increase their cross-country contract, and different alternatives to host sporting occasions.
The Board mentioned the difficulty of whether or not to proceed to permit the general public to make use of tracks on college property. Workers defined that permitting the general public to make use of college amenities is a possible legal responsibility. Board Member Darryl Jones expressed concern about this stating, “The tracks for faculties are seen as group property, and I perceive we need to mitigate legal responsibility, however are there means by which that may happen?” Workers responded that it relies on signage and that you would need to have supervision in place, which is dear.
The Board additionally addressed the price of paying LCS workers semi-monthly somewhat than month-to-month. The Director of Payroll gave a presentation exhibiting the fee to be $690,000 to only over $1 million per yr. This quantity would come with extra payroll analysts, advantages workers, and bookkeepers to deal with the doubling of the workload. Workers defined that getting info from the employers can be step one in deciding whether or not or not semi-monthly pay ought to be applied.
Moreover, workers really helpful that the implementation would want to happen at the side of the 24/25 fiscal yr, and a survey of workers to see if semi-monthly pay is desired.
Mr. Jones expressed concern for working class workers members coping with working class issues. He acknowledged, “One of many challenges they’ve delivered to us is being paid as soon as a month.” Superintendent Rocky Hannah acknowledged, “I bear in mind what it was like dwelling pay examine to paycheck at the same time as a trainer, so we are going to proceed to dig deeper into this challenge. We’ll do some surveying when we now have our recruiter.”
Mr. Hannah spoke on among the points surrounding College Selection and why he inevitably selected to even the taking part in subject through the use of a lottery to restrict the variety of college students selecting faculties that had been over capability. He famous that previous to this modification, kids attending non-public and constitution faculties may selected no matter college they wished. He acknowledged, “Our youngsters who’ve been loyal to our public faculties, they had been getting handed over by these different children.”