November 2017 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting and Public Hearing to Discuss Facilities Master Plan

Staff Development Room
November 13, 2017
5:30 P.M.

The meeting was called to order by the president. Members present were: Mrs. Green, Ms. Griffin, Mr.
Livingston, Mr. Mosley and Mr. Williams. Mr. Collins and Mr. McJoy were absent.
The October 9, 2017 minutes and financial reports were approved as presented.

The superintendent introduced Robbie Estes who is an executive with the Walmart Corporation. Mr.
Estes explained how the Pay it Forward Foundation was started and how scholarships are available for
our students who qualify.

The superintendent reviewed the district’s 2018 Facilities Master Plan in accordance to A.C.A. 6-21-806
as part of its regular meeting. The public was allowed to comment on the master plan.
The superintendent requested that the board pass the following resolution for local support of 2018
Facilities Master Plan with required documentation. A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by
Mr. Williams to approve the above resolution for local support of 2018 Facilities Master Plan. The
motion carried (See attached Resolution).

The superintendent discussed a resolution which will be presented to the Arkansas State Board of
Education on December 14, 2017 requesting that the first allowable day of school be no earlier than
August 13, 2018. A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mrs. Green to approve the
resolution. The motion carried (See attached resolution).

The superintendent recommended to the board to approve the annual reoccurring bonuses for certified and
classified staff and an additional one-time $500 be added to certified staff only. A motion was made by
Ms. Griffin and seconded by Mrs. Green to give all fulltime certified staff $2000.00 plus a one-time
$500.00 bonus and classified staff $1000.00. The amount of the bonus will be prorated based on
contracted days and hours worked. The motion carried.

The superintendent also discussed school board training dates, SRO Contract with the City of Lake
Village, NSLP equipment assistance grant, purchase of school buses, declining enrollment in Southeast
Arkansas, Christmas Party date, how teacher get into the school buildings and principals reported dates of
events occurring in their building.

The president requested that the board go into executive session from 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 Mrs. Green and seconded by Ms. Griffin to accept the
resignation of Michael Courtney, effective December 21, 2017. The motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:15 P.M.