September 2021

Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

September 13, 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, Mr. Mosley, Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Williams. Rev. McJoy was absent.

The minutes and financial reports for August 9, 2021 were approved as presented.

The superintendent requested that the board review and approve the annual school budget for 2021-22 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 2019-20 to fiscal year 2020-21. A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mr. Mosley to approve the budgets for 2021-22 school year, ESEA Assurance, Equity and Minority Recruitment Plan and the 5% or more increase in employee’s salaries from fiscal year 2019-2020 to fiscal year 2020-21. The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed the State Foundation Funding, ACT 1240 Waiver Survey, Secretary Jose Remero, Arkansas Department of Health memorandum on Isolation/Quarantine Authority; Arkansas Legislative Survey Results regarding mask mandate policies in school districts, IDEMIA’s fully integrated LiveScan Fingerpint System; RAVE mobile Safety System; Crisis Prevention Institute Training (ACT 1084); Basic Behavior Threat Assessment Training, 2022 School Board election Timeline and Redistricting and School Board Training dates (October 5th APRSC, October 14, ASBA, October 18, APRSC).

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 Rev. Green to approve Cynthia Charleston contract as a social worker two days per week for the high and middle school. The motion carried.

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