February 2019

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

February 11, 2019

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, and Mr. Livingston. Mr. McJoy, Mr. Mosley and Mr. Williams were absent.

The January 14, 2019 minutes, attendance and financial reports were approved as presented.

The presented the proposed budget of expenditures together with tax levy for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 to and including June 30, 2021. A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mrs. Green to approve the proposed budget expenditures for fiscal year July 1, 2020 and to June 30, 2021. The motion carried.

The superintendent announced that zones 6 and 7 will be up for re-election this year. The election will be held on May 21, 2019. Also, the superintendent presented 2019-20 proposed school calendar which was approved by certified teachers. A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve calendar #1 for the 2019-20 school year. The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mrs. Green to accept Summit Truck Group’s bid to install a drop-in engine for (bus #25) $23,786.11 (Riggs bided $26,557.66 for engine only). The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed K-12 Culinary Connection’s contract was voided by the Arkansas Department of Education (Child Nutrition Unit) which ruled K-12 Culinary Connection as a food service management company. Therefore, a RFP must be submitted to ADE for approval and the district must follow the ADE guidelines and instructions for completing the food service management company request for proposal and contract (RFP).

The board agreed to allow Naff Construction to repair Eudora Elementary restrooms, cafeteria, remove and replace damaged wood and downspouts around the building as needed.

A motion was made by Ms. Griffin and seconded by Mrs. Green to allow the Lakeside Band to participate in the Mardi gras parade in New Orleans, LA on March 2-3, 2019. The motion carried.

The superintendent requested correct graduation gown sizes for board members. Also, two supplemental audit findings were discussed which was identified by the Legislative Auditors.

The president requested that the board go into executive session for 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 Mr. Collins and seconded by Mrs. Green to approve the contract of James Bush as an as needed school bus driver and accept the resignation of Shirley Williams. The motion carried.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 5:50 p.m.