June 2021 Board Minutes
Lakeside Board of Education
June 14, 2021
Staff Development Room
The meeting was called to order by the president. The following members were present: Ms. Griffin, Mr. Livingston, Rev. McJoy, Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Williams. Rev. Green and Mr. Mosley were absent.
The minutes and financial reports for June 14, 2021 were approved as presented.
A motion was made by Rev. McJoy and Mrs. Thompson to authorize the superintendent and district treasurer to move any amount above $1,679,000 ending balance in the 2000 funds to the building and after categorical and restricted funds are deducted from the ending balance. The motion carried.
The superintendent discussed the student handbooks for 2021-2022 school year (No changes made to student handbooks with the exception of combining all student handbooks into one K-12 handbook), proposed changes to certified, classified, student, board, curriculum, administration, business, financial and community policies which were recommended by the Arkansas School Board Association. A motion was made by Mr. Williams and seconded by Mrs. Thompson to adopt the proposed changes to the district and personnel policies for 2021-22 school year. The motion carried.
The superintendent also discussed all waivers related to remote attendance by board members at board meetings expired; an update was given on ACT Work Keys Curriculum, USAC Emergency Connectivity (7.8 Billion Dollars), Eudora Elementary HVAC bid Opening (June 17, 2021 at 2:00 P.M.) using ESSER II Funding; Recruitment and Retention Pay using ESSER II funds and to advertise for a Stem Center Director.
A motion was made by Rev. McJoy and seconded by Mr. Williams to purchase 1000 Chromebooks from CDW-Government for $288,365.00 (TIPS/TAPS Vendor #200105) to replace old Chromebooks (Expiration Sept. 2021) using Title I and ESSER I funding. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Williams and seconded by Mrs. Thompson to accept Flower’s Baking Company bid for Bread and Hiland Dairy Foods, Co., LLC bid for Milk for 2021-22 school year. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Rev. McJoy and seconded by Mr. Williams to give a stipend of $1000 to certified special education teachers who teach indirect students in an integrated classroom. 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. Livingston and seconded by Rev. McJoy to accept Holly Hele’s (High School Biology) letter to rescind her resignation, accept the resignation of Alleaner Owens (Elementary Self Contained Special Education), Willie Campbell (Dean of High School and Middle School), Pat Robinson (Pre-K), Alfred Pollard (Bus Mechanic), the retirement of Theodore Brown (High School Vocational) and Ozella Mason (Middle School Custodian) and approve the contract of Diane Wilson (High School Chemistry and AP Biology), Alexander Black (Elementary PE/Assistant Football Coach) and Purchase Service contract with Arthur Gray as an Interventionist. The motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:30 P.M.