OVILLA – In a followup to a specially called Ovilla City Council meeting that never happened due to its cancellation, Monday night’s regular meeting put doubts to rest as to whether city administrator Randy Whiteman would still have a job come Tuesday morning.
With a packed council room, the answer was yes, Whiteman did still have `his job, as the final agenda item on the meeting was removed without comment by Ovilla Mayor Bill Vansyckle.
On a related item, the council confirmed in a 4-0 vote that Whiteman did have the authority to terminate city prosecutor Rodney Ramsey.
Questions had been swirling as to Whiteman’s authority, with the issue remaining up in the air after the cancelled specially called meetbe a financial aid seminar in the library. Valuable information will be provided for parents and college bound students’ grades 7-12.”
There will be a senior information meeting in the Fine Arts Center for senior students and their parents.
“This will be a very informative meeting with topics covering the college application process, college tuition, testing dates, importance of taking the SAT/ACT, financial aid, FAFSA, scholarship information and procedures, recommendation letter procedures, senior deadlines, important dates, senior pictures, senior yearbook pages, cap and gown and graduation announcement information and Project Graduation,” the spokesman said. “There will also be a short overview of Title I funding.”
Counselors will be on hand to answer questions.
“This is a great opportunity for parents to get important information concerning their senior students,” the spokesman said. “Please come and join us.”
In conjunction with College Career Night, Waxahachie High School and Waxahachie Ninth Grade Academy will host their annual open house. Parents are invited to meet their students’ teachers, visit their classrooms and tour the campuses. Student schedules and school maps will be provided.