January 2017

Lakeside Board of Education
Regular Meeting
January 9, 2017
Staff Development Room
5:30 P.M.

The meeting was called to order by the president.  The following members were present: Mr. Collins, Mrs. Green, Ms. Griffin, Mr. Livingston, Mr. Mosley and Mr. Williams.

The January 9, 2017 minutes and financial report were approved as presented.  The superintendent discussed the attendance report.

The superintendent read a resolution from the Arkansas State Board of Education recognizing and saluting the members of local boards of education by proclaiming the month of January 2017 as Arkansas School Board Member Recognition Month.  Each board member was given a certificate of recognition by the superintendent (“In appreciation of your valuable service to the children of Arkansas”).

The superintendent discussed ACT 1240 Waiver which will be presented to the Arkansas State Board of Education to extend the certification requirements for five years.  The superintendent also discussed the required statement of financial interest for board members; UAM Heavy Equipment Technical Certification Program and NSBA Conference (March 25-27, 2017) in Denver.

The president requested that the board go into executive session for the purpose of employment, appointment, discipline, promotion, or resignation of personnel.  After the discussion, the public was allowed to return.  A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mr. Williams to approve the contract of Shirley Williams (10th grade Language) Eric Cross (9th-12th Algebra 1 and geometry) and extend the superintendent’s contract one additional year to an existing contract (2017-2020). The motion carried.  

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:15 P.M.

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