July 2011 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education 
Regular Meeting 
Staff Development Room

5:30 P.M. 
July 11, 2011

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

The minutes were approved as presented.

The superintendent gave the financial report and discussed open house. Open house was scheduled for August 18, 2011 in Lake Village and August 19, 2011 in Eudora at 5:30 p.m.

A motion was made by Mr. Joe Mazzanti and seconded by Dr. Brooks not to open an election polling place if no opposition for Mr. Cook and Mrs. Walker’s zones. The motion carried.

The board opened bids on bread and milk. A motion was made by Dr. Brooks and seconded by Mr. Joe Mazzanti to accept Coleman’s bid for milk and Flower’s bid for bread. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Dr. Brooks and seconded by Mrs. Green to allow the superintendent to work with Mr. Carlton McGee, the band director on determining what instruments are needed for the band and negotiate the cost. The motion carried.

The vice-president read a Thank You Card from Nancy Harden.

A motion was made by Dr. Brooks and seconded by Mr. Geno Mazzanti to accept Triple Salvage bid to purchase two used school buses (bus#25 and 37) for $400.00 each. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Joe Mazzanti and seconded by Mr. Geno Mazzanti to apply for a Safe Room through Emergency Management with a 75% (25%) match. Accepting the funds will be pending further study, architectural drawings and design. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Geno Mazzanti and seconded by Mr. Joe Mazzanti to allow the district to accept federal funds for the 2011-12 school year. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by Mr. Geno Mazzanti to allow the assistant superintendent to replace windows in the Eudora Elementary School cafeteria. The motion carried.

The vice-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 Dr. Brooks and seconded by Mr. Joe Mazzanti to accept the resignation of Chairlady Henderson. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Dr. Brooks and seconded by Mr. Joe Mazzanti to accept the superintendent’s recommendation to hire Vincent Holmes (Technology Aide), Caretta Russell (Part-time RN), Airline Wilson (Middle School Custodian) and correct salary schedule by adding $2500 to the assistant superintendent’s and the superintendent’s secretary salaries. The motion carried.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:34 p.m.

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