September 2015

Lakeside Board of Education
Regular Meeting
September 14, 2015
Staff Development Room
5:30 PM.

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

The August minutes were approved as presented.

The financial report was presented and approved.  The superintendent reported that the attendance was down five students from the 2014-15 school year.  Fourteen applications were submitted for school choice and fifteen parents made the decision to home school their children. 

The superintendent requested the board review and approve a spreadsheet showing any employee increases in pay of  5% or more from 2013-14 fiscal year to fiscal year 2014-15.  A motion was made by Ms. Griffin and seconded by Mr. Mosley to approve the spreadsheet.  The motion carried.  Also, a motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mr. McJoy to adopt a resolution to full disclosure of all relationships and interest as required by ACA. 6-24-101 et to allow Tommy Mosely, who is a school board member and has 5% or more ownership in Commtronix, which is a mobile radio company.  Mr. Mosely left the room and returned after voting took place.  The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed a proposal presented to the City of Lake Village concerning a resource officer for the school district.  He also, reported that the Arkansas Department of Education will monitor the Gifted and Talented Program on October 27, 2015.  The board reviewed the GT Student handbook.  A motion was made by Mr. Mosley and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve the GT student handbook.  The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed Mr. Ray Brook’s band proposal to participate in Alcorn State University Homecoming Parade on October 17, 2015.  The funds were raised by the parents to rent charter buses for the event.  A motion was made by Ms. Griffin and seconded by Mr. McJoy to approve the trip.  The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Mosley and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve the district budget, Special Education budget and approve federal and state program applications (ACSIP).  The motion carried.

The superintendent also, discussed complaints received about out-dated milk and food products in the cafeteria.

The superintendent discussed up coming dates for regional and area training for school board members.

The president requested that the board go into executive session for the purpose of employment, appointment, promotion, discipline or resignation of personnel.  After the discussion, the public as allowed to return.  A motion was made by Mr. Mosley and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve the contracts of  Darren Toney (Elementary School Interventionist and assistant weight lift trainer) and Angela Mason (Special Education Paraprofessional in Eudora).  The motion carried.

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

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