The Main Street Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday May 25th, 2021 @7:00 PM

Meeting Summary of Actions

Meeting Summary

The Governing Board met on Tuesday May 25th, 2021 @7:02 PM for what was scheduled to be a 5 hours and 38 minutes long meeting. Present: Bridgett Bell, Kristal Ramirez, Satonja Gilbert Scott, Kristin Jackson, Willie G. Davis, Jr., Carla Wagner, Heather Wells, Ishmael Abdul-Salam, Kelly Brokenburr Not Present: Mitch Foster II, Jennifer Fine, Farand Dolland, Farrah Brown

The members considered the following items:

  1. Meeting Location Information
  2. Welcome and Call Meeting to Order
  3. Approval of Agenda
  4. Public Comment
  5. Approval of Minutes from April 12, 2021
  6. Approval of Minutes from April 27, 2021
  7. Approval of Minutes from May 4, 2021
  8. Re-Opening Committee Report
  9. Managing Principal Report
  10. Faculty Report
  11. Academic & School Performance Committee Report
  12. Finance Committee Report
  13. Communications Report
  14. Governance Committee Report
  15. President’s Report
  16. Future Business
  17. Executive Session

The committee considered 14 motions, of which 14 passed, and 0 failed:

  1. Approve the agenda as submitted (passed)
  2. Approve the minutes from the April 12, 2021 meeting. (passed)
  3. Approve the minutes from the April 27, 2021 meeting. (passed)
  4. Approve the minutes from the May 4, 2021 meeting. (passed)
  5. Approve the FY 2021-2022 budget as presented with the updated health insurance contribution of 14% paid by the employer along with transferring $100,000 from surplus to cover the additional contribution. (passed)
  6. To approve the adjustment in health benefits plan with Cigna at a 14% increase to be paid by TMSA (employer). (passed)
  7. Approve the waiver of book dues/fines to include late fees and book replacement fees that were incurred prior to FY21 up to $3,100. (passed)
  8. Approve the facility repairs for summer projects not to exceed $25,000. (passed)
  9. Extend the current janitorial services vendor through June 30, 2021. (passed)
  10. Move to executive session at 8:32 PM (passed)
  11. Exit Executive Session at 10:02 PM (passed)
  12. To amend the agenda to present the recommendation of the new principal for TMSA. (passed)
  13. To recommend Ishamael Abdul-Salaam as the new principal of TMSA. (passed)
  14. Allow the principal to grant waivers to those teachers who requested them. (passed)

    The meeting adjourned at 10:17PM