The Main Street Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday August 30th, 2022 @7:00 PM

Meeting Agenda

Approval of Agenda 5 minutes

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.

Report from Governing Board 15 minutes

The Governing Board met on Tuesday July 26th, 2022 @7:00 PM for what was scheduled to be a 1 hours and 42 minutes long meeting. Present: Kristin Jackson, Chanel Recasner, Mitch Foster II, Carla Wagner, Kristal Ramirez, Satonja Gilbert Scott, Farand Dolland
Not Present: Heather Wells, Brittany Dunn, Kim Walker

The members considered the following items:
1. Welcome and Call to Order
2. Approval of the Agenda
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Public Comment
5. Principal Report
6. Academic & School Performance Committee Report
7. Report from Finance Committee
8. Faculty Report
9. Communications Report
10. Governance Committee Report
11. President’s Report
12. Future Business

The committee considered 6 motions, of which 6 passed, and 0 failed:
1. Approve the agenda as presented. (passed)
2. Approve the minutes as presented. (passed)
3. Authorize the Executive Director to amend to Fulton County FY23 Salary Scale for teaching and non-teaching staff. (passed in finance) (passed)
4. Increase Principal's and Executive Directors spending authority to $25,000 for budgeted items, and amend board policy to issue corporate credit cards to each. (passed in finance) (passed)
5. all presented potential candidates as new members of the TMSA Board. (passed)
6. Approve bylaw amendments as presented. (passed)

The meeting adjourned at 8:30PM

Public Comment 10 minutes

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 15 minutes

The school leader reports on the status of the school.

Approval of Minutes from Aug 23, 2022 5 minutes


  1. Approve the minutes as submitted

Governance Committee Report 10 minutes

Governance Committee Report

1.     Compliance: Conflict Letter and Fingerprinting 

2.     Reminder: Strategic Plan incorporate into Committee Meetings 

3.     Upcoming Board Training – September 10th or 17th

4.     List of Committee Confirmation and Contact Information

5. New Members:

a.     New Member PowerPoint

b.      Mandatory Training – Online Training; link shared with all new members via email


Report from Finance Committee 15 minutes

The Finance Committee met on Tuesday August 23rd, 2022 @6:00 PM for what was scheduled to be a 0 hours and 50 minutes long meeting. Present: Mitch Foster II, Dr. Chad Owes, Virginia Smith, Kimnese Abdul-Salaam, Ishmael Abdul-Salaam
Not Present: Brittany Dunn, Kim Walker

The members considered the following items:
1. Approval of Agenda
2. Report from Finance Committee
3. Financial Review

The committee considered 2 motions, of which 2 passed, and 0 failed:
1. Approve the agenda as submitted (passed)
2. Approve minutes as presented (passed)

The meeting adjourned at 6:22PM