The Main Street Academy

Governing Board

February Board Meeting - Tuesday February 27th, 2018 @7:00 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

Name Status Arrival Time Departure Time
Dr. DeAndre S. Pickett present ex-officio On Time At Adjournment
Fred Parham present On Time At Adjournment
Tony Morrison present On Time At Adjournment
Rebecca Dearolph present member On Time At Adjournment
Tha Vin present member On Time At Adjournment
Britton Bateman not present vice-chair
Farrah Brown not present secretary
Jennifer Fine present chair On Time At Adjournment
Erin Rodgers present member On Time At Adjournment
Dr. Kelly Johnson present member On Time At Adjournment
Dr. Laurie Jackson-Lee not present
Bianca Motley Broom not present
Cheryl Parker present ex-officio On Time At Adjournment
Virginia Smith present On Time At Adjournment
Dr. Olamide Moore present ex-officio On Time At Adjournment
Laura Calloway not present
Chandra Graves not present ex-officio
Bridgett Bell not present member
Heather Wells not present member

Welcome and Call to Order

The meeting will be called to the order, beginning with the pledge of allegiance and roll call.


Official approval of minutes from January Board Meeting

Approve minutes from the January Board Meeting.

By: Tha Vin Seconded by: Dr. Kelly Johnson

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

Approval of the Agenda as Submitted

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 stick to that agenda, and allow for the chair to usher the board through the agenda as specified.

Approve the agenda as submitted

By: Tha Vin Seconded by: Erin Rodgers

motion approves unanimously.

Principal's Report

The school leader reports on the status of the school.

  • Principal Olive Hanlin - student, was made the first "principal of the day" TMSA for @Cheryl Parker.
  • Overall, the day was awesome.

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 three 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 President privately.

 - Parent one wanted to comment about the communication of the school. She thanked Principal Parker about the improvements around the school.

 - Parent two wanted to know about the mishap in regards to the 2nd grade field trip and our options moving forward.

Faculty Report

  • There wasn't an update except for the interest of TRS.
  • PBIS

PTO Report

Governance Committee Report

Finance Committee Report

  • The amount due for the TRS payable is completed and was reduced from $217K to $176K.
  • The TRS Employee adjustment, total amount due to school reduced from $84K to $74K. $47K are active employees, $27K terminated employees. 
  • Vibe submitted the TRS adjustment on Friday. 
  • Starting to review all SSI payable and adjustments as well for the same period.
  • Based on YTD expenses, we have 214 days cash on hand. 

Academic & School Performance Committee Report

  • Discussed with the charter school renewal.
  • Discussed talking with Andrea with Fulton County about the renewal.
  • The State of the School address was held. 
  • We are currently discussing adding additional classrooms including the basement. 

Communications Committee Report

  • 20 people showed an interest in the communications committee.
  • They discussed the committee's expertise and backgrounds. 

President's Report

  • Voting on the calendar for the 2018-2019 Academic year.

  • New Document Management System - CharterBoards

Approve one of the three selected calendars for the 2018-2019 Academic School year.

By: Jennifer Fine Seconded by: Tony Morrison

Motion passes unanimously.

New Business

  • Classroom space
  • Update on board recommendation
  • District 6 school board member Kim Dove will attend our next meeting. 


Motion to adjourn meeting.

By: Tha Vin Seconded by: Erin Rodgers

Motion passed unanimously.

The Meeting was Adjourned

The meeting adjourned at approximately 8:00 pm

Motion to adjourn

By: Tha Vin Seconded by: Erin Rodgers

There was no notable discussion on the motion.