Lawrence County Board of Education
REGULAR February MEETING
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
WITH KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT FOR PUBLIC HEALTH social distancing/mask protocols
and VIDEo teleconference
Tuesday, February 22, 2022; 6:00 p.m.
Lawrence County High School
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1. CALL TO ORDER
Mission and Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag
2. APPROVE AGENDA
3. STUDENT/STAFF PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS
3.A. LCHS FFA Program: FFA Students & Melissa Blackburn, NBC Ag Teacher
3.B. Designate the week of February 19-26, 2022, as National FFA Week
4.A. Superintendent’s Update
4.A.1. Our three construction projects are progressing.
4.A.2. Our academic teams at the elementary, middle, high schools are performing at high levels for the post season.
4.A.3. Our sports teams are receiving high praise as we move into the post season.
4.A.4. Mrs. Katie Webb is leading our L3 work in collaboration with other districts across the Commonwealth.
4.A.5. Central office administrators completed walkthroughs at LCHS, Fallsburg, and Louisa West.
4.A.6. Various bills have been introduced during the legislative session that will have an impact on schools, if passed.
4.A.7. Several Lawrence County Board of Education members will be attending the KSBA Conference for professional learning at the end of the week.
4.A.8. The Local Planning Committee has been formed with the goal of completing the next installment of the District Facilities Plan by December 2022.
4.A.9. Multiple school systems are moving from a “mask required” status to “mask recommended/mask optional” status.
4.B. Public Comment
4.C. Discuss and/or approve revisions to the “Lawrence County Schools’ Safe Return to In-person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan”
5. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES
5.A. Approve Minutes of the January 18, 2022 Regular Meeting, January 27, 2022 Special Meeting & Draft Budget Work Session, and the February 15, 2022 Special 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
5.D. CONSENT AGENDA
Approve the Consent Agenda items:
5.D.1. Per diem and expenses for board members in attendance
5.D.2.a. Great Wolfe Lodge Agreement with Fallsburg Elementary School for 8th grade trip
5.D.2.b. FRC/FRYSC Continuation Grants: FES, BES, LEES/LWES, LCHS/LMS
5.D.3. Request for assistance with admission expenses for Louisa Middle School 8th grade trip to Kings Island, Mason, Ohio; Principal Kristy Sammons
5.D.4. For Review/FYI: (no action required)
5.D.4.a. School Activity Fund Reports/Bank Reconciliations: January
5.D.4.b. SBDM Council Minutes: LWES, LMS, FES, LCHS, LEES
5.E. CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
5.E.1. LCHS Vocational Education Center (LAVEC) Renovation & Expansion BG: 22-146
5.E.1.a. Approve invoice for professional services by RossTarrant Architects for the LAVEC Renovation & Addition BG: 22-146, January 1 to January 31, 2022, Invoice No. 2180-0000002 total of $25,562.76
5.E.2. Softball Facilities Project (Athletic Upgrades) LCHS BG: 22-147
5.E.2.a. Consider/Approve the Construction Documents, BG-2 and BG-3 for the Lawrence County Softball Fieldhouse & Upgrades, BG#: 22-147
5.E.2.b. Approve invoice for professional services by RossTarrant Architects for the Softball Facilities Project/Athletics Upgrades BG: 22-147, January 1 to January 31, 2022, Invoice No. 1963-0000005 total of $7,995.64
5.E.3. Fire Alarm Systems
5.E.3.a. Approve service contracts with ADT Commercial to include Fire Alarm Cell Dialer Equipment & Installation ($8,400), Fire Alarm Monitoring Service (annual recurring charges of $3,780.00), Fire Alarm & Fire Extinguisher Inspection (annual recurring charges of $10,585.92), and the Commercial Proposal and Sales Agreement
5.F. Discussion regarding the District Calendar Committee’s recommendations and the recommendation of the Superintendent regarding the 2022-2023 School District Calendar
5.G. Approve Amended Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Ashland Community & Technical College (ACTC) for Dual Credit Program
5.H. New Business
6.A. Approve creation, abolishment and changes regarding positions
6.B. Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent’s Personnel Action/Update