Lawrence County Board of Education
Lawrence County Schools: ALL IN for building relationships to personalize learning that inspires, challenges, and equips each student to dream, to persist, and to succeed!
Inspire to Dream – Challenge to Persist – Equip to Succeed
Tuesday, January 19, 2021; 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence County High School
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1. CALL TO ORDER
Mission and Welcome/Public Viewing of the Meeting Via the Internet
2. AGENDA/ORGANIZATIONAL ITEMS
2.A. APPROVE AGENDA
2.B. ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL ITEMS
2.B.1. Approve Chairperson of the Lawrence County Board of Education
2.B.2. Approve Vice-chair of the Lawrence County Board of Education
2.B.3. Approve Schedule of Regular Board Meetings for the 2021 Calendar Year
2.B.4. Approve to acknowledge annual receipt of 1) The Kentucky Open Records & Open Meeting Acts: A Guide for the Public and Public Agencies, Office of the Attorney General, June 2020; 2) Managing Public Records, Revised August 2015; and 3) Policy 01.44 Special-Called Meetings and Procedure 01.44 AP.21 Request to Receive Special Meeting Notification by Email
3. STUDENT/STAFF PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS
3.A. Moment of Silence
3.B. School Board Recognition Month
4.A. Superintendent’s Update
4.A.1. Lawrence County Schools received an invitation to collaborate with Warren County, the Kentucky Department of Education, and the Urban Schools Human Capital Academy to develop a model “Grow Your Own” teacher program.
4.A.2. Lawrence County Schools are scheduled to receive $3.9 million in the next phase of COVID relief funds.
4.A.3. Classes are tentatively scheduled to resume in an “aggressive hybrid” setting on January 25, 2021.
4.A.4. Governor Beshear announced that all school personnel, who requested a vaccine, are set to be vaccinated by February 1, or soon thereafter.
4.A.5. Kentucky’s middle schools participate virtually in the District Governor’s Cup competition over the weekend; elementary and high schools will follow in weeks to come.
4.A.6. Lawrence County sporting events will move to the next phase this week: 15% public attendance and cheerleader attendance. LCHS will have 200 home tickets and 100 visitor tickets available.
4.A.7. Lawrence County Schools’ food service program will be adjusting the method of delivery when we return in a hybrid setting.
4.B. Public Comment
5. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES
5.A. Approve Minutes of the December 21, 2020 Regular Meeting
5.B. Approve Claims and Orders of the Treasurer
5.C. Approve the Monthly Financial Report by Finance Officer Brandi VanHoose
5.C.1. Bank Reconciliation Report
5.C.2. MUNIS Balance Sheet and Monthly Financial Report
5.C.3. Finance Update: Set special board meeting to review 21-22 Draft Budget
Proposed date: Thursday, January 28, 2021
5.D. CONSENT AGENDA
Approve the Consent Agenda items:
5.D.1. Per diem and expenses for board members in attendance; approval for travel and expenses to the KSBA 2021 Annual Conference on April 23-25, 2021, and training per diem as allowed for KRS-mandated annual training provided through the Conference; and approval for per diem for James See for his 2020 KRS-mandated annual trainings
5.D.2.a. 2021-2022 Nonresident Pupil Contract with Boyd County School District and Paintsville Independent School District
5.D.3.a. Fundraisers: FES, LCHS
5.D.3.b. Approve Fallsburg Elementary Middle School Math Technology Grant Proposal submitted by math teacher Steffanie Forrest (Steele-Reese)
5.D.4. For Review/FYI: (no action required)
5.D.4.a. School Activity Fund Reports/Bank Reconciliations: December-all schools
5.D.4.b. SBDM Council Minutes: LCHS, LWES
5.E. Discussion on Yatesville Community Church Property
5.F.1. Approve acceptance of $40,000 donation designated for the addition of a softball field hitting/training facility
5.F.2. Approve an additional funding amount of $50,000 for the addition of a softball field hitting/training facility and other upgrades towards ADA compliance through the board’s Special Construction Projects Account, General Fund 0011087-0695
5.F.3. Approve the use of CARES Act ESSER (I) Funds for heating and cooling units/upgrades that have occurred since March 13, 2020
5.G. New Business
6.A. Approve Request for Leave of Absence from Kristen O’Brian
6.B. Approve Request for Leave of Absence from Kerry A. Meredith
6.C. Approve Request for Leave of Absence from Kathy Branham
6.D. Superintendent Professional Growth and Evaluation System (SPGES) Update
Superintendent Robbie L. Fletcher, EdD
6.D.1. Standard 1 Strategic Leadership
Dr. Fletcher reboots the Core Portrait of a Graduate process
6.D. Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent’s Personnel Action/Update