December 2022 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education
Regular Meeting
December 12, 2022
Staff Development Room
5:30 P.M.

The meeting was called to order by the president.  The following members were present:  Rev. Green, Mr. Lane, Mr. Livingston, Mrs. Smith, Ms. Sykes, Mrs. Thompson, and Mr. Williams.

Ms. Tarsha Perry read and presented Mrs. Davenport a resolution on behalf of the Lakeside School District and the Arkansas Education Association in Memory of Mr. Emmanuel Davenport.  Also, the superintendent presented Mrs. Davenport a plaque on behalf of the board in memory of Emmanuel Davenport (In appreciation for 14 years of service to Public Education from 2008 to 2022).

The November 14, 2022 minutes and financial reports were approved as presented.

The superintendent recommended to the board to approve a $3000.00 bonus to full-time long- term substitutes (ESS) hired to be paraprofessionals, custodians, and cafeteria workers.  The bonus will be given in three payments over a nine-month period.  The bonus will be prorated based on the days and hours worked.  If a full-time substitute is released, quit or do not come to work, the bonus will not be given.  A motion was made by Rev. Green and seconded by Mr. Lane to approve the superintendent’s recommendation as stated.  The motion carried.

The superintendent discussed Mr. Brooks’ letter received from the Bayou Classic Parade director; update on Robotic Team Tournament hosted at the Lakeside Middle School cafeteria and the 2023 Consortium of State School Board Association National Conference (March 29-April 2, 2023).  

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.

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:00 P.M.  The board attended a planning meeting in the Administration Building Cafeteria.