August 2011 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education 
Regular Meeting 
Staff Development Room

August 8, 2011 
5:30 P.M.

The meeting was called to order the president. The following members were present: Dr. Brooks, Mrs. Green, Mr. Livingston, Mr. Geno Mazzanti, Mr. Joe Mazzanti and Mrs. Walker. Mr. Cook was absent.

A motion was made by Dr. Brooks and seconded by Mr. Joe Mazzanti to approve the minutes. The motion carried.

The superintendent gave the financial report and discussed staff development training for staff, the Arkansas History bus tour and emailing minutes to board members.

Clayton Vaden with Lewis, Elliott, McMorron and Vaden Architects firm discussed FEMA rules, design, and funding for building two safe rooms to accommodate K-12 students and staff on the existing campus.

A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mr. Joe Mazzanti to accept Central Bus Sales bid to purchase a new 2012 school bus for $88,945 and a used school bus for $18,000 and to sell 1994 pickup truck for scrap. The motion carried.

Dr. Joyce Brooks discussed the reception for teachers to be held at the Lakeside Country Club and the district wide open house for the community to tour the facilities, August 18 at 5:30 p.m.

The president requested that the board go into executive session for the purpose of employment, appointment, promotion, demotion, discipline, or resignation of personnel.

After the discussion, the public was allowed to return.

A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by Mr. Joe Mazzanti to accept the resignation of Lewis Dotson. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Dr. Brooks to accept the superintendent’s recommendation to hire Keith O'loughlin (assistant computer tech) and Stephanie Hicks (2nd grade teacher).

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:45 P.M.