August 27th, 2018 Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

Attendees: R. Wilson, L. Hamer, T. Muniz, K. Sandiford, C. Williams, L. Stephens, M. Anglin, D. Benons, S. Fairclough-Leslie, C. Moore, A. Knight, R. Skeete

After a short welcome from L. Hamer, the meeting was called to order at 6:43 p.m.

Verification of public notice was reported by Ms. Muniz.

The attendance sheet was signed and submitted to Ms. Muniz.

The agenda was reviewed M. Anglin made the motion to accept the agenda with necessary corrections; R. Wilson seconded the motion.

The minutes from last meeting were reviewed; S. Fairclough-Leslie made a motion to accept minutes from July 23rd with any necessary corrections. K. Sandiford seconded the motion.

Business Operations Report – Ms. Muniz

290 K-5 students; 36 UPK students. Applications went out to fill 10 additional slots for K-5. Annual report uploaded to state on 8/1/18 and final portion due on 11/2/18. Preparing for annual audit on 9/21/18. Received state stimulus $100,123 (all charters received this amount). New Federal program (title IV) for $10,000 can be used for STEM program. Must develop before funds are given. Financial Summary and Cash disbursement report handed out. Per pupil funding went up to $15,307.

CEO Report – Dr. Rice via L. Hamer

Plans are moving forward for expansion with second space; looking to increase enrolment and grade expansion. Contingent on availability of the space and state approval.

Principal Report – D. Knight

Met with the academic and personnel committees to discuss direction and vacancies. Met with staff today for personal development and meet and greet.

Academic Report – C. Williams - NO REPORT

School leaders were welcomed and vision for the school year was discussed; Principal and Vice Principal gave status updates.

Personnel Report – K. Sandiford

Resignations have occurred in the past two weeks; all positions have been filled with the exception of the career and technology teacher.

PTO Report – R. Skeete

Budget being finalized; $320.00 in account. T. Hall Vice President; D. Seaborn 2 nd Vice President; C. Simpson Secretary; K. Polson Assis. Secretary. Upcoming meeting 9/26/18.

Finance Report – M. Anglin

No Report

Fundraising Meeting – L. Stephens

Meeting date in October; date forthcoming.

L. Hamer thanked all for coming out; Meeting was adjourned at 7:40 p.m. Next board meeting will be 9/24/18 at 6:00 p.m.