Lawrence County Board of Education
In Person & Video Teleconference
August 31, 2023; 5:00 p.m.
Lawrence County High School Library
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1. CALL TO ORDER
Mission and Pledge of Allegiance to the United States Flag
2.A. The Board of Education members are invited to attend the high school agriculture banquet at the Extension Office following this board meeting.
2.B. The FFA will be hosting a “Harvest Moon Gala” @ Ever After on September 28th @ 7:15 PM.
2.C. The Kentucky Department of Education provides guidance on tax hearings.
2.D. We are closing in on breaking ground for Phase 1 of the LAVEC project.
2.E. Homecoming Activities will be in “full swing” next week.
3. STUDENT LEARNING AND SUPPORT SERVICES
3.A. Approve Claims and Orders of the Treasurer
3.B. Approve Consent Agenda items:
3.B.1. Per diem and expenses for members in attendance
3.B.2. Contracts and Services:
3.B.2.a. KVEC 23-24 Membership Dues: $7,886.00
3.B.2.b. KEDC 23-24 Membership Dues/Renewal: $5,320.00
3.B.2.c. Remix Education Contract and Invoice; Bullying and Self Esteem Assemblies for all LC elementary schools; September 21-22nd; Jessica Tackett, FRC; Total: $4,172.50
3.B.2.d. Contract and Itinerary for LCHS Senior Class with Graduates on Tour; Grad Bash 2024 lodging/Land Package for Spring of 2024; Ryan Prince and Myram Brady
3.B.2.e. Travel Agreement with Olympus Car and Coach of Knoxville, TN (insurance provided) to Universal Studios Orlando, Florida, and permission to use a charter bus for LCHS Senior Trip with a RATIONALE provided; Ryan Prince and Myram Brady
3.B.2.f. 2023-2024 Local Head Start Memorandum of Agreement and 2023-2024 Certificate of Head Start Full Utilization
3.B.2.g. Fly Away Balloons Contracts: LEES $245.00 and LWES $245.00; Jessica Tackett, FRC
3.B.3.a. Fundraisers: LCHS, BES
3.B.3.b. Out-of-State Trip: LCHS Senior Trip Request to Universal Studios/Grad Bash, Orlando, Florida; April 24, 2023 to April 28, 2024; Ryan Prince and Myram Brady
3.B.3.c. Out-of-State Trip: LCHS JROTC to Huntington High School, WV, for Raider Competition; Saturday, September 16, 2023; John Turner
3.B.3.d. Out-of-State Trip: LCHS Art Classes to Huntington, WV, to attend ArtReach Program workshops; September 12, 2023; Sarah Brown
3.B.3.e. Use of Facilities: Louisa West Elementary School for Girl Scouts meetings; September to May 2024; Alyssa Griffith; insurance provided
3.C. CONSTRUCTION/BUILDING & GROUNDS PROJECTS/UPDATES
3.C.1. LCHS Vocational Education Center (LAVEC) Renovation & Expansion BG: 22-146
3.C.1.a. Consider/Approve and award Bid Packages #2, #5, and #6 to Codell Construction Company for the Lawrence County High School LAVEC Phase 1 BG 22-146 in the amount of $1,461,300.00
3.C.1.b. Consider/Approve revised BG-1 for the Lawrence County High School LAVEC Phase 1 BG 22-146
3.D. Lawrence County School District Finance Corporation Special Meeting (re: BG: 22-146)
3.D.1. Approve to recess the Special Board Meeting to convene the Lawrence County School District Finance Corporation
3.D.2. Approve to re-convene the Special Board Meeting
3.E. Approve to adopt a Resolution authorizing the Lawrence County School District Finance Corporation to Issue Revenue Bonds
3.F. Approve to acknowledge receipt of KRS 158.183, which details the rights of students, and KRS 158.185, regarding the national motto and various historical documents (hard copies provided)
3.G. Approve 2023-2024 Fallsburg Elementary School student fees request, as approved by the SBDM Council
3.H. Approve Second Reading of revision to Policy 9.123 Absences and Excuses
3.I. Approve to enter Executive Session for the purpose of discussion of a specific public record exempted from disclosure pursuant KRS 61.810(1)(m)
3.J. Approve return to Open Session
3.K. Approve School Safety & Health Management Plans (BES, FES, LWES, LEES, LMS, LCHS)
4.A. Approve abolishment, creation, and/or changes regarding positions
4.B. Approve to acknowledge receipt of Superintendent’s Personnel Action/Update