LAWRENCE COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
IN LIEU OF FEBRUARY REGULAR 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
IN PERSON AND VIDEO TELECONFERENCE
March 9, 2022; 5:00 p.m.
Primary Location: Lawrence County High School Library Louisa, Kentucky
For public viewing of the meeting via the Internet, use this link:
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mission and Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag
3. STUDENT/STAFF PRESENTATIONS/RECOGNITIONS
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 during the post season.
4.A.3. Our winter sports teams have represented us very well in this 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 have completed walkthroughs at LCHS, Fallsburg, Louisa West, Louisa Middle, and Blaine.
4.A.6. Various bills have been introduced during the legislative session that will have an impact on schools, if passed.
4.A.7. 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.8. A word of appreciation from Superintendent Fletcher.
4.B. 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.2.c. ACT testing fees for sophomores: $6,840
5.D.2.d. Contract Modification of Memorandum of Agreement for Locally Operated Career & Technical Ed Center; effective 08-06-2021 to 06-30-2022: $239,277.00 (previously $233,441.00)
5.D.3.a. Request for assistance with admission expenses for Louisa Middle School 8th grade trip to Kings Island, Mason, Ohio; Principal Kristy Sammons
5.D.3.b. LCHS requests assistance with the cost of CDL Permit testing for the LCHS CTE Heavy Equipment students. Currently, 5 students who are 18 will be testing for their permit; Principal Christy Moore; estimate: $500.00
5.D.3.c. Permission to apply for a Kentucky Innovative Learning Network (KY ILN) Travel Grant through Local Laboratories of Learning (L3) initiative sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Education; CAO Katie Webb
5.D.3.d. Use of Facilities: Louisa Middle School cafeteria for Annual Conservation Essay and Poster Winners Banquet; March 24, 2022; 5 to 9 pm; Kelli Hanshaw, Lawrence County Conservation District; insurance confirmed
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 to enter Executive Session for the purpose of Student Discipline/Expulsion Hearings pursuant to KRS 61.810(1)(f)
5.H. Approve return to Open Session
6.A. Approve creation, abolishment, and changes regarding positions
6.B. Approve the hiring of certified employees as full-time bus drivers to address the scarcity of bus driver applicants
6.C. Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent’s Personnel Action/Update