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June 6, 2018

Posted Date: 07/05/2018

On Monday evening, the Board conducted its regular monthly meeting. It lasted about three hours. The following is a summary of the meeting.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Election of Board Officers

This was moved to the end of the meeting.The positions voted were as follows.

President – Pat Raney

Vice President – Terry Turner

Secretary – Sherilee Holland

Primary Dispersing Officer – Delorise Kocher

Dispersing Officers – All Board Members

  1. Visitors
    1. Awards

The classified and licensed employees of the year awards were presented.

  1. Stephens Inc.

Stephens Inc. presented an option to borrow funds by extending our millage out 13 years but not raise it. This will raise about $5,656,000 for construction projects as the Board decides.One use for the money would be the improvement of athletic facilities.

  1. Consensual Items of minutes and financial report were approved.
  2. Business Items
    1. Expenses > $5,000 as listed were approved:

IT Savvy for technology, $11,056.04; Summit Truck Group for bus parts, $5,130.09.

  1. Student Transfer of Reed Conley to the district was approved.
  2. Student Handbook Updates as presented were approved.
  3. Priority List of potential purchases was discussed.
  4. Bids/RFQs (Milk, Bread, Food, Trash Service, Mental Health, Therapy)

Milk Bid – awarded to Hiland Dairy.

Bread Bid – awarded to Harris Baking.

Food Bid – decided to continue with the multiyear bid with Sysco.

Trash Service – it was decided to rebid in the hope of betting a better price.

Mental Health – awarded to Counseling Associates.

Therapy Services – awarded to Progressive Therapy. 

  1. Inventory Deletions - The presented list was approved.
  2. Disaster Recovery Loan – the Board approved a draw of $400,000 on this loan.  There is still a chance this loan money borrowed over the years will be forgiven.   
  1. Employment
    1. Employment/Resignations

Resignation was accepted from Ethan Shaw – HS Band.

Employment approved for Food Service:-

  1. Cynthia Grinstead of Conway
  2. Kimberly Lunsford of Mayflower

Licensed Teaching Staff:-

  1. It was approved for Mrs Morse to be our district GT teacher.
  2. Robbie Belew of Greenbrier was employed as a classroom teacher.

b. Superintendent Evaluation

The Board went into executive session for the mid-year superintendent evaluation.On coming out of executive session the mid-year report was approved.

  1. Adjournment      



Have a great day.  If you need further information, please let me know.




John Gray