January 2022

Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

January 10, 2022

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, Mr. Mosley, Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Williams. Rev. McJoy was absent.

The minutes and financial reports for December 13, 2021 were approved as presented.

A motion was made by Ms. Griffin and seconded by Mr. Livingston to adopt the attached proposed Budget of Expenditures with tax levy for fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023 to and including June 30, 2024 and to approve all related election documents. The motion carried.

The superintendent presented a resolution on behalf of the Governor of the State of Arkansas recognizing and saluting the member of local board of Education by proclaiming the month of January 22 as Arkansas School Board member Recognition month. Also, each board member received a Certificate of Recognition by the superintendent (“In Appreciation of your Valuable Service to the Children of Arkansas”).

The superintendent discussed school board member Statement of Financial Interest (due January 31, 2022), Response level for on-site learning, COVID-19 infections among community residents by school districts, Thermo Fisher Testing Program, RHEA Medical Support Services, Homeless, addition to the middle school cafeteria and ACT 1240 approval by Arkansas State Board of Education.

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. Mosely and seconded by Mr. Livingston to accept the resignation of Elizabeth Taylor (Asst. Cafeteria Director). The motion carried.

A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Rev. Green to extend the superintendent’s contract one additional year to an existing contract (from July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2025). The motion carried.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:15 P.M.