February 2021 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

February 8, 2021

Staff Development Room

5:30 P.M.

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

The January 11, 2021 minutes and financial reports were approved as presented.

A motion was made by Rev. Green and seconded by Mr. Williams to allow the district to use ESA Funding to pay matching on certified staff high priority bonus given by DESE for the 2020-2021 school year (Approval has been granted by DESE). The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Rev. Green to grant Entergy Arkansas the Right of Way as outlined for and in consideration of ten dollars as indicated in the attached legal document (see attached). The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed the NSBA Conference, replacing the fence on the new football and track field, remodeling the high school boys’ and girls’ restrooms, upgrading equipment in the high school cafeteria, updated the Board on the legislative bills and virtual objects for 2021-2022 school year.

The president requested that the board go into executive session for the purpose of employment, appointment, promotion, discipline or resignation of personnel. After discussion, the public was allowed to return. A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Ms. Griffin to approve the renewal of contracts for Linda Armour (High School Principal), Dr. Vera Wright (Middle School Principal), Cristy Stone (Elementary Principal), Ross Sims (Eudora Elementary Principal/Technology Coordinator), Audrey Brown (Federal Coordinator), Lori Cingolani (Math, Science, School Improvement Specialist/Data Analyst and Title IX Coordinator) and LaNeice Edwards (LEA Special Education Coordinator/504 Coordinator). The motion carried.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:30 P.M.