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12 July 08, 2021 COMMUNITY KENTUC‘KYV From left to Right Chairman Bobby Rogers (Bath County Judge-Executive), Mr. Bill John- son (former Montgomery County Judge-Executive), and Mr. Joshua Farrow (Gateway ADD Executive Director). .‘K_-§'NTU,CKY From left to Right — Chairman Bobby Rogers (Bath County Judge-Executive), Mr. Bill Red- wine, and Mr. Joshua Farrow (Gateway ADD Executive Director). l a. Jones, and Mr. Joshua Farrow (Gateway ADD Executive Director). Child Find for Children with Disabilities in Need of Special Education or 504 Services Child Find The Bath School District keeps educational records in a secure location in each school and Board office. The Bath County School District obtains written consent from a parent or eligible student (age 18 or who is attending a post- secondary institution) before disclosing personally identifiable information to an entity or individual not authorized to receive it under FERPA. For students who have been determined eligible for Special Education, educational records will be destroyed at the parents request when they are no longer needed to provide educational programs or services. The Bath County School District that? destroy the academic records of a child without parent request three years after they are no longer needed to'provide educa- tional programs or services. Parents are advised that data contained in the records may later be required for Social Security benefits or other purposes. In addition, the Bath County School District may retain, for an indefinite-period of time, a record of the student's name, address, telephone number, grades, attendance records, classes attended. gradd level completed, and year completed. p ,. 1. Children eligible for Special Education include those children with disabilities who have autism, deaf—blindness, deVelopmen- tal delay, emotional—behavior disability, hearing impairment, mental disability, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment. other health impairment, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, or visual impair— ment and who because of such an impairment need Special Education services. ' _‘ Children eligible for 504 services include those children in a public elementary and secondary education program who have a current physical or mental impairment that currently substantially limits some major life activity which causes the student's ability to access the school environment or school activities to be substantially limited. Children eligible for the State-Funded Preschool program include three- and four-year—old children identified disabilities and at-risk four-year-old children, as defined by federal poverty levels up to 150%. In addition, preschool eligible for special education must have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) instead of a 504 plan to receive State-Fuhde‘d Preschool program services. :1 "g The Bath County School District has an ongoing "Child Find" system, which is designed to locate, identify and evaluate‘iny child residing in a home, facility, or residence within its geographical boundaries, age three (3) to twenty-one "(217'yea’r5 , . may have a disability and be in need of Special Education or 504 services. This includes children who are not in school; thoseh who are in public, private, or home school; those who are highly mobile such as children who are migrant or homeless; and :- those who are advancing from grade to grade, who may need but are not receiving Special Education or 504 services. The District's "Child Find" system includes children with disabilities attending private or home schools within the school district boundaries who may need special education services. The Bath County School District will make sure any child enrolled in its District who qualifies for Special Education or 504 services, regardless of how severe the disability, is provided appropriate Special Education or 504 services at no cost to the child's parents. « Parents, relatives, public and private agency employees, and concerned citizens are urged to help the Bath County School _.. District find any child who may have a disability and need Special Education or 504 services. The District needs to know the' name and age, or date of birth of the child; the name, address, and phone number(s) of the parents or? guardian; the possible . . disability; and other information to determine if Special Education or 504 services are needed. ‘ ‘1 U _, ‘ Letters and phone calls are some of the ways the Bath County School District collects the information needed. The informa— tion the school District collects will be used to contact the parents of the child and find out if the child needs to be evaluated or referred for Special Education or 504 services. Ifyou know of a child who lives within the boundaries of the Bath County School District, who may have a and need but is not receiving Special Education or 504 services, please call Kim Whitt at 606-674-6314 or send the information to: Director of Special Education Section 504 Coordinator Bath County Schools, 405 West Main Street "Child Find" activities will continue throughout the school year. As part of these efforts, the Bath County School District will use screening information, student records, and basic assessment information it collects on all children in the District to help: V locate those children who have a disability and need Special Education or 504 services. Any information the District collects through "Child Fin "is maintained confidentially. . . Written Policies and Procedures have been developed which describe the District's requirements regarding the confidentiality of personally identifiable information and "Child Find" activities. There are copies in the Principal's office of each school and the Board of Education'office. Copies of these Policies and Procedures may be obtained by contacting: Director of Pupil Personnel, Kim Biddle-“$744314 The District Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am. to 4:30 pm. The Bath County School District provides a public notice in the native language or another mode of communication of the various populations in the District's geographical boundaries to the extent feasible. . . lfyou know of someone who may need this notice translated to another language, given orally, or delivered in some other manner or mode of communication, please contact the Director of Pupil Personnel, the Director of Special Educationgpr the Section 504 Coordinator at the address or phone number listed above for the Bath County Schools. Revised March 2011 per KDE This advertisement was paid for by the Bath County Schools using tax dollars in the amount of $384. Published in the Bath County News-Outlook 07.08 (9- 07.15 of 2021 From left to Right — Chairman Bobby Rogers (Bath County Judge-Executive), Ms. Taunya On June 29, 2021, Gate- way Area Development District (GADD) held its annual Board of Directors’ Meeting on the campus of Morehead State Universi- ty. There, three individuals were recognized for their contributions and support to the Gateway region and the organization. Mr. Bill Johnson, for- mer Montgomery County Judge-Executive from 1986 to. 1993, was named the recipient of the Found- ers Award. The Founders Award honors former or present Board of Direc- tors and Elected Officials who have made significant contributions to the Area Development District, Photo courtesy of Bath County Judge Executive's Office Mary Lou Pruden was presented a plaque on June 29 from the Bath County Fire District Taxing Board in appreciation for her many years of service to the board. Pictured with Mary Lou is Bath County Judge/Executive Bobby Rogersand board mem- ber Derek Ellington. “We want to sincerely thank Mary Lou for GATEWAY REGION who exemplify the spirit and ideals of the founders of the organization, and who have rendered dis- tinguished service to the organization and to the counties, cities, and com- munities they serve within Bath, Menifee, Montgom- ery, Morgan, and Rowan Counties. Some of Mr. Johnson’s biggest accom- plishments included work on the regional jail and youth recreational oppor- tunities. Mr. Bill Redwine of Row- an County, and Ms. Tau- nya Jones of Montgomery County, were named the recipients of the Gail K. Wright Commitment to Ex- cellence Award. The Gail Kentucky 40601. payer dollars in the amount of $32." ; i: , a 1, Owingsville Bank'now offers Digital Wallet Our customers now have the ability to use Apple, Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay With their OBC Debit Card! 0%24/7 toyow’ mount with Undue and Mamie 84W Main Location 49 West Main Street, Owingsville 606-674-6317 Owingsville Branch 35 Brendan Street, Owingsville - 606-674-2168 Salt Lick 23 Main Street, Salt Lick - 606-683-3811 LENDER Member FDIC Public Ntice Notice is hereby given that the Menifee County Fiscal Court, 12 Main Street, Frenchburg, Ky‘40322, has filed an application with the Energy & Environ- ment Cabinet to do creek mitigation on this stretch of the creek to protect that Mean Sanitation gravity flow line and force line. Latitude and Longitude are 37.973921 and -83.743488, respectively. Any comments or objections con- cerning this application shall be directed in writing to: Kentucky Division of '_ Water, Floodplain Management Section, 300 Sower Blvd 3rd Floor, Frankfort, "This advertisement was paid for by The Menifee County News using tax- opn WM’W. BankOBC.com News Outlook (tatean nun Presents founders and commitment to Excellence Awards THREE INDIVIDUALS RECOGNIZED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS AND SUPPORT TO K. Wright Commitment to Excellence Award is the highest honor that the GADD Board of Directors bestows to an individual to recognize their outstand- ing work and commitment to regionalism, service, or who personifies the mission of the organiza- tion. Both recipients self- lessly volunteered their time at GADD’s regional kitchen and on meal de- livery routes during the COVID-19 pandemic to en- sure GADD’s senior center participants still received meals. Both Mr. Redwine and Ms. Jones serve on the GADD Board of Directors. t EQUAL mus