March 2023 Board Minutes
Lakeside Board of Education
March 13, 2023
Staff Development Room
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 February 13, 2023 minutes and financial reports were approved as presented.
A motion was made by Rev. Green and seconded by Mrs. Thompson to allow the district to use ESA funds to pay the matching on certified staff high priority bonus given by DESE for the 2022-2023 school year (Approval has been granted by DESE). The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Rev. Green to pass a resolution “There is no millage change for the Lakeside School District in 2023. Lakeside School Zone 2 is up for reelection. At the close of the filing period on March 1, 2023 at noon, there was no opposition to the incumbent. Therefore, the District would like to request an election by candidate only (Pursuant to 6-14-102)”. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mr. Williams to allow the District to implement a purchasing card program to aid employees in purchasing and paying for authorized goods and services on behalf of the District with an individually issued APSRC Visa Purchasing Card (P-Card). The purpose of this program is to establish a more efficient, cost-effective method of purchasing items for District programs and activities (See attached board resolution). The motion carried.
A motion was made by Rev. Green and seconded by Mr. Williams to approve the Arkansas Copier Center full service maintenance and supply agreement for five copiers for the sum of $1,316.00 monthly for 48 months effective from 3/1/2023 to 2/28/2027. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mr. Williams to approve J and T Charter LLC to transport the Robotic Teams to Council Bluffs, Iowa from March 26, 2023 to April 2, 2023 for $12,420.00. The motion carried.
The superintendent discussed GEO Sport Lighting Project, Embassy Suites room confirmation (Tampa, Florida), Delta Airline flight confirmation for COSSBA Inaugural National Conference, Teacher minimum salary and raise funds based on the LEARNS ACT, AAEA request based on the LEARNS ACT and Survey Land at Ross Vaness for appraisal.
The president request 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 renew the contracts of all teachers recommended (on the List) by Mr. Sims, Ms. Stone, Dr. Wright and Mr. Brady. The motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:32 P.M.