September 2019 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

September 9, 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, Mr. Livingston, Mr. McJoy, Mr. Mosley and Mr. Williams.

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

The superintendent requested that the board review and approve the annual school budget for the 2019-20 school year, special education budget; ACSIP (ESEA) Assurances, (Title I, Title II, Title IV, Title V and McKinney Veto; Equity and Minority Recruitment Plan and a spread sheet showing all employees with an increase in pay of 5% or more from fiscal year 2017-18 to fiscal year 2018-19 and increase the cost of breakfast $2.20 and lunch to $3.75 for adults.. A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by Mr. Collins to approve the budgets for 2019-20, ESSA Assurances, Equity and Minority Recruitment Plan and the 5% or more increase in employees’ salaries and the increase in the cost of breakfast to $2.20 and lunch to $3.75. The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed bids to purchase a used light duty box truck (Ford E450, AC, GUW 14, 500, 6.8 LV1, 305 Hp, automatic, 5 speed, gas 55 gal.) with a lift gate, factory warranty under 15,000 miles. Benton Truck Sales met the specification submitted. Benton Truck Sales bidded $30,500 for 2016 Ford E452 with a lift gate factory warranty, 14,001 actual miles and Penske bidded $27,500 for a 2016 Ford E450 without a lift gate, no warranty and 73,767 miles. A motion was made by Mrs. Green and seconded by Mr. Collins to accept Benton Truck Sales bid due meeting specifications for $30,500. The motion carried.

The superintendent also discussed bids solicited to purchase a 2020 Chevrolet Suburban (CC15906) 2 WD 4 dr 1500 (See Specifications) from Suburban Chevrolet ($40,095 in Tulsa, OK), Bales Chevrolet ($45,800 in Little Rock, AR) and Oaks Chevrolet ($39,995 in Greenville, MS). A motion was made by Mr. Collins and seconded by Mr. McJoy to accept Oaks Chevrolet’s bid to purchase a 2020 Suburban (See Specifications). 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 Ms. Griffin and seconded by Mrs. Green to accept the resignation of Sherry McDaniels and approve the contracts of Marcus Johnson (maintenance) and D’Erica Blackman (Kindergarten – Eudora).

The president requested that the board give Mr. Travis Collins a hearing based on a prior felony conviction Judgment and Disposition Order against him on November 4, 1999. He requested a call vote to begin proceeding based on 6-13-611 (See the June Minutes). Mrs. Green voted No, Mr. McJoy abstained and Ms. Griffin stated that the court should handle the matter. The motion failed without majority vote.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:30 P.M.