Board of DD October Board Meeting Notes

The Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities met in regular session on October 15, 2015 at STAR, Inc. In addition to routine business, the Board took the following actions:

· Approved four Direct Service Contracts

· Approved the Speech-Language Pathology Services Agreements between SCOESC and SCBDD for both school-age and preschool children for the 2015-2016 school year.

· Adopted Policy 4.08 – Internet Safety. This policy was designed to protect children from cyber-bullying, access to inappropriate material, etc.

· Approved revision of Personnel Policy Section 3.04.08 – Tardiness and Attendance. Updated policy to make attendance procedures uniform across the agency.

· Approved Annual Benchmark Plan to recruit additional providers and decrease Adult Day Services provided by the County Board.

· Comments from the Floor – Mr. Randy Stout was recognized and spoke before the Board.

The next meeting of the Scioto County Board of Developmental Disabilities is set for Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. at STAR, 2625 Gallia Street, Portsmouth. An Ethics Committee meeting will be held the same day and in the same building at 5:45 P.M. if there is a need. Meetings of the Board and its sub-committees are open to the public, with the exception of Executive Session.