May 2023 Board Minutes
Lakeside Board of Education
May 8, 2023
Staff Development Room
The meeting was called to order by the president. The following members were present: Mr. Lane, Mr. Livingston, Mrs. Smith, Ms. Sykes, Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Williams. Rev. Green was absent.
The April 10, 2023 minutes and financial reports were approved as presented.
Mrs. Jennifer Armstrong’s Robotics students did a presentation on the accomplishments they have made since the beginning of the program.
A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mrs. Smith to approve K-12 Culinary Connection RFP Renewal for 2023-24 school with the understanding that a planning meeting must take place with the child nutrition staff, principals, teachers, students, etc. to plan menus that students will eat based on meal patterns. “Many students are throwing food away and we want students to have a variety of options that students like”. The motion carried.
A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mrs. Thompson to approve the Special Education Application and budget for the 2023-2024 School Year. The motion carried.
The superintendent discussed with the board a cover sheet of all of the policy guidance changes or added policies based on ACA. Also, the superintendent and principals gave an update on student academics which is required by ACT 425 of 2023.
A motion was made by Mr. Livingston and seconded by Mr. Williams to accept Roberts-McNutt, Inc. bid to replace the remaining 9000 sq. ft. of roofing at the Lakeside Middle School for $68,500 (Tip Tap # 200201). The motion carried.
The president requested that the board to 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 Mr. Williams to renew the contracts of all classified staff recommended (on the list). by Dr. Adams (Central Office Staff, bus drivers, maintenance workers, janitorial, cafeteria and as-needed); Mr. Brady (Lakeside High School Classified list); Dr. Wright (Lakeside Middle Classified list); Ms. Stone (Lakeside Elementary school Classified list); Mr. Sims (Eudora Elementary Classified List) and accept the retirement of Dana Scott and resignation of Shelton James. The motion carried.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:30 P.M.