The business meeting of the Lamar County Board of Education was held at the LCBOE and was called to order by Chair Horace Hightower on April 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm. Other members present were: Danny Turner-Vice Chair, Sue O’Neal, Susan Byars, and Ron Smith.
On motion by Sue O’Neal, seconded by Danny Turner, the Board voted to approve the agenda.
Recognition – Employees of the year; Region Leadership Conference (FBLA); HOSA; JGG; Laws of Life; HS Region 4AA Literary; 2015-2016 LCMS Academic Team; 2016 Regional Winner-ES Young GA Authors Writing Competition; and 2016 Regional Winner-Young GA Authors Writing Competition PS.
On motion by Ron Smith, seconded by Horace Hightower, the Board unanimously voted to approve the minutes for March 8, 2015 & March 15, 2015.
On motion by Ron Smith, seconded by Danny Turner, the Board voted 4-0 with Mrs. Byars abstaining to approve the consent agenda.
Location Date(s) Requested Person/Group Requesting Use Purpose
2.OVERNIGHT FIELD TRIPS:
Group Person Overnight Trip Dates
Group/Person Making RequestEvent Dates Info
Activity School Sponsor Spending Plan Date of Activity
Bed SheetsVarsity/JV Cheer Erica TylerIndividual Cheerleader’s Balance June 2016 – Dec. 2016
Rent a cheerleader (post & preplanning)Varsity/JV CheerErica TylerIndividual Cheerleader’s BalanceMay & July 2016
Flip FlopsVarsity/JV CheerErica Tylercamp, uniforms, accessories, & equip.May 2016-June 2016
Jr. Cheer CampVarsity/JV CheerErica Tylercamp, uniforms, accessories, & equip.May 8, 9, 10th, 2016
Spirit items-tshirts, bows, etc.Varsity/JV CheerErica Tylercamp, uniforms, accessories, & equip. All Season – Dec. 2016
World’s Finest Chocolate BarsVarsity/JV CheerErica Tylercamp, uniforms, accessories, & equip. Aug. 2016 – Oct. 2016
McCoy, VickiePT CustodianLCHSEffective 4/13/2016
Estes, RebeccaNurseLCMSEffective 7/28/2016; replaces Rhonda Miller
Traylor, DontauneiaTeacherLCHSEffective 7/25/16; Replaces Teresa Senechek
Owens, TerroneTeacherLCHSEffective 7/25/16; replaces John Donahue
Cole, AndraTeacherLCHSEffective 7/25/16; replaces Lori Gordy
Grant, JamiTeacherLCHSEffective 7/25/16; replaces Ashley Long
Owens, JamedaAsst. PrincipalLCHSEffective 7/1/2016
Pitman, JosephTeacherLCHSEffective 7/25/16; replaces Marian Smith
Branon, ElizabethTeacherLCMSEffective 7/25/2016; replaces Heidi Horne
Jones, MarionSub SNPSNPEffective 4/13/2016
Benning, ChristySub SNPSNPEffective 4/13/2016
Fambro, AllahnesihaSub SNPSNPEffective 4/13/2016
Zellner, ShannonSub SNPSNPEffective 4/13/2016 Summer Feeding Program
Bloodser, EssieSub SNPSNPEffective 4/13/2016 Summer Feeding Program
George, LuisTeacherLCHSEffective 7/25/2016
Wrye, Sarahlyn Teacher LCPSEffective 7/25/2016; replaces Veronica Hester; Current paraprofessional
Senechek, TheresaTeacherLCHSEffective end of 15-16 school year; release from contract
Smith, JessieSPED AssistantCentral OfficeEffective 5/31/2016
Brown, RachelTeacherLCPSEffective end of 15-16 school year
Shurling, SummerTeacherLCHSEffective end of 15-16 school year; release from contract
Stewart, BrettMaintenanceMAINTEffective 4/13/2016
Perkins, ReginaParaprofessionalLCPSEffective end of 15-16 school year
Holcomb, DebraSNP AssistantLCMSEffective end of 15-16 school year
Burke, DawnTeacherLCMSEffective end of 15-16 school year
Crawford, ChristineTeacherLCESEffective end of 15-16 school year
OTHER (FOR INFORMATION ONLY)
NameAction Job SiteComments
Templeton, Carmen LCCCA Director LCCCA replaces Rich Williams
Public Comments-BOE policy requires advanced notice via a meeting with the Superintendent.
Superintendent’s Reports – Dr. Wilson gave an update on enrollment on students and staff.
Discussion & Action Items:
- On motion by Ron Smith, seconded by Sue O’Neal, the Board unanimously voted to approve the SNP bid from Citisco Food Service Equipment for a Tilt Skillet for the Primary School in the amount of $14,983.81.
- Sue O’Neal volunteered to be the Delegate and Ron Smith volunteered to be the Alternate for the 2016 GSBA conference in Savannah, GA.
- On motion by Danny Turner, seconded by Sue O’Neal, the Board unanimously voted on the Resolution to phase out the Lamar County High School facility.
- On motion by Danny Turner, seconded by Sue O’Neal, the Board unanimously voted to repair the HS intercom, camera & lightning funded 100% with ESPLOST. There will be no bid, it is under contract.
On motion by Danny Turner, seconded by Ron Smith, unanimously voted to adjourn.
Chair – Horace Hightower Superintendent, Dr. Jute Wilson