Following an hour-long executive session, the Opelika City school board opened its called meeting with a special recognition for Barbara Cutright, a veteran school system employee and the system’s outgoing Chief School Finance Officer.
Superintendent Mark Neighbors and the board presented Cutright with a resolution honoring her years of service to the system.
Neighbors thanked Cutright for her dedication to the system and its students, praising her as someone who “demonstrates her strong, Christian faith in all of her actions.”
Cutright thanked the board and said it had been an honor to serve with the system “It’s just been a journey,” Cutright said. “It’s going to be hard to make this change.”
The board unanimously passed a proposal allowing assistant superintendent Kenneth Burton to declare vehicles as surplus for sale by the school system. The vehicles included two 1990 Blue Bird buses, one 1985 bucket truck, one 1988 Chevy 1 Ton utility model and one 1985 Ford tractor.