September 2017 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

September 11, 2017

Staff Development Room

5:30 P.M.



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


The August 21, 2017, minutes and financial reports were approved as presented.


The superintendent request review and approval of the annual school budget for 2017-18 and a spreadsheet showing all employees with an increase in pay of 5% or more from fiscal year 2015-16 to fiscal year 2016-17.  A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mrs. Green to approve the annual school budget and the 5% or more increase in employees’ salaries.  The motion carried.


The superintendent discussed Dermott School District requesting a letter of support to implement a criminal justice and welding classes.


The superintendent also, gave an update on the high school gym floor, ACT Work Ready Communities National Conference to be attended by Ms. Harper and Mrs. Turner, (Austin, Texas November 7-10); training dates for Vex Robotics teams; Eudora Elementary receiving a grant from Delta Regional Authority to hire a part-time worker and a child nutrition grant was written for cafeteria equipment.


Also, the superintendent requested that all school board members signed the required disclosure of any potential vendor relationship by completing a disclosure form provided by the district.


The president requested that the board go into executive session for the purpose of employment, appointment, discipline, or resignation of personnel.  After the discussion, the public was allowed to return.


A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mr. McJoy to accept the resignation of Henry Sallee, approve the contract of Joyce Rankins as an interim (4th-grade teacher at Lakeside Elementary) and to adopt a resolution to hire Robert Taylor as a full-time school bus driver (see attached resolution).  The motion carried.


There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m.


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