The Main Street Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday May 31st, 2022 @7:00 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

Name Status Arrival Time Departure Time
Satonja Gilbert Scott not present chair
Kristin Jackson present member On Time At Adjournment
Heather Wells present ex-officio On Time At Adjournment
Jennifer Fine not present ex-officio
Farand Dolland present ex-officio On Time At Adjournment
Chanel Recasner present member On Time At Adjournment
Kim Walker not present member
Brittany Dunn not present secretary
Bridgett Bell present secretary On Time At Adjournment
Mitch Foster II present Treasurer On Time At Adjournment
Carla Wagner not present member
Kristal Ramirez present vice-chair On Time At Adjournment
Kenya Morris not present member
Kanetha Stephens not present member
Shameka Smith not present member

Welcome & Call to Order

Approval of Agenda

So that there is agreement between board members on the agenda, and the amount of time spent on the meeting, the board shall vote to approve an agenda for the meeting. To the best of its ability, it will follow that agenda, and allow for the chair to move the board through the agenda as specified.

Approve the agenda as presented.

By: Mitch Foster II Seconded by: Kristal Ramirez

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

Approval of Minutes from Apr 26, 2022

Approve the minutes as submitted

By: Kristin Jackson Seconded by: Mitch Foster II

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

Approval of Minutes from Mar 29, 2022

Approve the minutes as submitted

By: Kristin Jackson Seconded by: Mitch Foster II

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

Public Comment

Our Public Comment period is for members of the public to address the board. Each member of the public may sign up to comment at the meeting, and will be allotted two minutes. The board will listen, but may not directly respond to any comments. Our meetings are open to the public and public record. As such, if your comment is about a private matter, please contact the board via email, or speak to the board chair privately.

Principal Report

The report is attached to the agenda.

Academic & School Performance Committee Report

The ASPC Chair, Kristin Jackson, provided additional information about the k-8 STEAM initiative including a focus on Arts as well as after school programs such as intramural sports.

Faculty Report

The staff elected faculty member to the board, Mr. Dolland, discussed the year-end review to include:

  1. Thank you to the board for the teacher appreciation event held in May.
  2. Teachers have questions about the $2,000 bonus.

Finance Committee Report

Budget Updates

Personnel/Recruitment Updates

Fundraiser Updates

Facilities Updates

PTO Financial Report

To approve summer repair budget, not to exceed $20,000.

By: Mitch Foster II Seconded by: Kristal Ramirez

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

To approve mortgage debt to Fulton County retirement in full; $653,311.00

By: Mitch Foster II Seconded by: Bridgett Bell

No one objectioned or abstained.

Communications Report

No report was given.

Governance Committee Report

No report was submitted.

President’s Report

This report is made by the governing board President, Heather Wells.

  1. Board training will be held June 21.
  2. Training related to the board succession plan in the near future.

Future Business

This is to add new business to next month’s agenda.

  1. Approve the 2022-2023 school calendar.
  2. Board candidates needed.
  3. Emergency session is likely once the school receives the funds for bonuses.

The Meeting was Adjourned

The meeting adjourned at approximately 8:01 pm

Motion to adjourn

By: Heather Wells

There was no notable discussion on the motion.