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
March 21, 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. Music in Our Schools Month: Band Director Scott Smith presents All District Band, MSU Honor Band, & Solo and Ensemble Honors with Performances by Charlena Slone; Libby Carlton & Braely Ward
3.C. Special Message from the Board Chairman
4.A. Superintendent’s Update
4.A.1. Dr. Fletcher and other superintendents are scheduled to be in Frankfort this week.
4.A.2. HB9 was pulled from the House Standing Committee on Appropriations and Revenue meeting agenda on March 17th.
4.A.3. 2022-23 School Year Online Registration is open for new and returning students.
4.A.4. We have a partnership with Pathways to provide QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Training for parents and community members. (The Ministerial Association also has partnered with Pathways.)
4.A.5. Lawrence County central office administrators completed walkthroughs this week.
4.A.6. Dr. Fletcher will be asking Board members to approve May 20th as the last day of school for students.
4.A.7. Central Office administrators have a minor “restructuring” plan to allow for more mental health supports in our schools.
4.A.8. Dr. Fletcher is in the process of fulfilling a requirement of his original contract.
4.B. Public Comment
5. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES
5.A. Approve Minutes of the March 9, 2022 Special Meeting in Lieu of the February 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
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. Wulfe Brothers Agreement for services/performances at LEES, LWES, BES, FES; May 9-11, 2022; Jessica Tackett, Louisa East/West Family Resource Centers; Total: $4,000
5.D.3.a. Fundraisers: Blaine Elementary; LCHS Band
5.D.3.b. Use of Facilities:
5.D.3.b.1. Louisa Middle School for Annual 2022 Eastern KY Fire School hosted by Louisa Fire Department; May 6, 7, 8, 2022; Eddie Preston, Louisa Fire Chief; insurance provided
5.D.3.b.2. LCHS for Kentucky 4-H District 1 Communication Contest, April 30, 2022, Maelyn Huff, KY 4-H Lawrence County Extension Services; insurance provided
5.D.3.c. Out-of-State Trip Request: Louisa Middle School 8th Grade to King’s Island, Ohio; April 29, 2022; Emily Martin
5.D.3.d. Designate amount of assistance for tickets to King’s Island for Louisa Middle School 8th grade trip to Kings Island
5.D.3.e. Request for Assistance: Due to difficulties with fundraising during the COVID pandemic, Principal Shawn Jennings requests assistance in the amount of $2,500 for the annual Blaine Elementary School eighth grade class trip
5.D.4. For Review/FYI: (no action required)
5.D.4.a. School Activity Fund Reports/Bank Reconciliations
5.D.4.b. SBDM Council Minutes: LWES, BES, LCHS, FES, LMS, LEES
5.D.4.c. United Way Grant Extensions approved by United Way of Northeast Kentucky:
FES FRYSC: $1,500; Louisa Family Resource Center: $750
5.E. CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
5.E.1. LCHS Vocational Education Center (LAVEC) Renovation & Expansion BG: 22-146
5.E.1.a. Approve invoice for geotechnical services by Le Gregg Associates for the LAVEC Renovation & Addition BG: 22-146, Project/Invoice Number: 2021065; Total: $7,773.00
5.E.1.b. Approve invoice for professional services by RossTarrant Architects for the LAVEC Renovation & Addition BG: 22-146, February 1 to February 28, 2022, Invoice No. 2180-0000003 total of $36,448.53
5.E.2. Softball Facilities Project (Athletic Upgrades) LCHS BG: 22-147
5.E.2.a. Approve invoice for geotechnical services by Le Gregg Associates for the Lawrence County Athletics Upgrades BG: 22-147, Project/Invoice Number: 2021064; Total: $7,539.00
5.E.2.b. Approve invoice for professional services by RossTarrant Architects for the Softball Facilities Project/Athletics Upgrades BG: 22-147, February 1 to February 28, 2022, Invoice No. 1963-0000006 total of $15,197.61
5.E.2.c. Approve Revised BG-1 for Softball Field House & Upgrades BG: 22-147 and submission to KDE Facilities for review and approval; Projected Total Cost: $683,989.35
5.F. Approve E-Rate contract with KEDC for 2022-23 Managed Internal Broadband Services
5.G. Approve E-Rate contract (1 year) with Foothills Communications for 2022-23 for Ethernet EPIPE services/data lines for Blaine, Fallsburg, Louisa East , and Louisa West Elementary
5.H. Approve Amended 2021-2022 School District Calendar
5.I. Approve Lawrence County High School Graduation Date/Time as May 20, 2022 @ 7 PM
5.J. Approve 2022 Summer School proposal, including schedule and pay rates
5.K. Approve as the 2022-2023 Lawrence County School District Calendar including attendance months, at the recommendation of Superintendent Fletcher whose decision is based on the staff and parent survey results, to adopt Calendar Option 1, which was developed as one of two options by the District Calendar Committee and which has a full 5-day Fall Break and a standard 3-day Thanksgiving Break
5.L. Progress Monitoring on the District Improvement Plan: Chief Academic Officer Katie Webb
5.M. Approve IDEA District Resource Teacher/s to chair ARC meetings during school year 2021-22
5.N. Approve to appoint Phillip Hunt (with Debbie Cordle) as the Agent of Record regarding District Insurances
5.O. Approve permission to seek bids for grass mowing services
5.P. Approve permission to seek bids for auditing services
5.Q. New Business
6.A. Approve to acknowledge review of revised procedure 03.28 AP.21 Job Description and Performance Review (Classified Personnel)
6.B. Approve update to Lawrence County Schools Certified Evaluation Plan
6.C. Approve creation, abolishment and/or changes regarding positions
6.D. Approve updates to “Lawrence County Schools Pay Scales/Salary Schedules” from previous board action
6.E. Approve addendum to Superintendent’s current contract
6.F. Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent’s Personnel Action/Update