July 2022 Board Minutes

Lakeside Board of Education

Regular Meeting

July 11, 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.

The June 13, 2022 minutes and financial reports were approved as presented.

A retirement plaque was presented to Mrs. Pam Watkins in appreciation for 36 Years of Service to public education, Terry Johnson for 40 years of Service to Public Education, and Tommie L. Harris for 28 years of Service to Public Education.

The superintendent discussed the 10-year enrollment projection (2022-2023 to 2031-32), Professional Development (2022-2023), hiring two SROs for the district through the police department, purchase a used 2006 (15 Passenger minibus) for $9600, demo high school gym bleachers, PLC Districtwide Leadership Team, Southern Region Leadership Conference, Reach University for non-certified employees to become certified teachers, changes made to student handbook, the Robotics Team Trip and install a storage building (30 X 50) West of the football field to store athletic equipment for $18,337.50.

A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mrs. Smith to approve the Teacher and Administrator Recruitment and Retention Plan, implementation of the Community Eligibility Provision beginning school year 2022-2023, and accept the bid from SOPA to install (400) black chair backs gym seats for Lakeside High School (home side) for $26,919.64 (Tips Tap #210205). 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. Green to approve the contract of Sherodrick Smith (High School Virtual AR/Elementary Physical Education/Assistant football/track coach), Brandon Bolden (Long Term Substitute with an approved ADE Waiver for ALE/High School Physical Education) and approve the MOU for Linda Thomas (Library Media Specialist) and Pat Allen (Financial Consultant). The motion carried.

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