July 2016

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

July 11, 2016

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. Mr. McJoy was absent.

The June 13, 2016 minutes and financial report were approved as presented.

The superintendent requested that the board pass a resolution to petition the Arkansas State Board of Education for all or some of the waivers granted to an open-enrollment public charter school that draws students from the public school district (see attached resolution). A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve the above resolution. The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed the regional school board training, a teacher requested to be released from her contract to teach in another district after the required date to be released from a contract based upon Arkansas law. The superintendent gave an update on the ACT Aspire Test scores for the district, the annual breakfast which will be held on August 10, 2016 at 7:00 a.m.; and the schedule for our active shooter district wide training.

The superintendent requested the board advertise for bids to sell a 1993 Dodge Van, 1985 Econoline Van, 2001 Crown Victoria (need major repair) or sell for scrap. Also, discard all out dated computers, fax machine, copiers, tv’s and printers which is off inventory to E-Waste in Hamburg, AR. A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mrs. Green to accept the superintendent’s request. Also, to allow the district to accept federal funds for 2016-17 school year. The motion carried.

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 was allowed to return.

A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mr. Mosley to adopt the resolution to enter into an employment contract with Mr. Darrius Green as a 6-8 Health and Physical Education teacher for the 2016-2017 school year. Whereas, board member Mrs. Loddie Green having declared an interest in the proposed resolution left the meeting prior to the discussion of the resolution, and she did not return to the meeting room until the voting on this resolution had been concluded. (See attached resolution). The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Mosley and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve the contracts of Lawrence Barnes (High School Business Technology Teacher), Terry Johnson (9-12 Math Teacher), William Braswell (7th grade Language Arts), Deborah Patterson (Middle School Counselor), Lashondra Wooten (High School Interim Secretary); and accept the resignations of Eugene Sanders (Middle School Health), Kerri Hammond (Middle School Counselor) and Edward Patton (Custodian). The motion carried.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:25 P.M.