Bricolage Academy

Governing Board

Special Meeting - Monday October 5th, 2020 @4:00 PM

Meeting Minutes

Attendance Summary

Name Status Arrival Time Departure Time
Arnel Cosey not present vice-chair
Deb Elam present secretary On Time At Adjournment
Merritt Lane present Treasurer On Time At Adjournment
Yvette Jones present chair On Time At Adjournment
Norman Barnum present secretary On Time At Adjournment
Tonya Johnson not present member
Annie Phillips present member On Time At Adjournment
Randy Philipson not present member
Tiffany Harvill not present member
John Sawyer not present member

Call the Meeting to Order, Yvette Jones

Report from Finance Committee, Merritt Lane

Finance Chair, Merritt Lane, detailed the occurrences of the Finance Committee meeting held on September 23, 2020

CEO Report, Troave' Profice

CEO, Troave' Profice, shared concerns gleamed from staff meetings and recounted the changes that are now in place:

  • Employee Health Benefits: Transfer Deductible Credit
  • Employee Health Benefits: Change to the Health Care Plan Year

Approve the edits to the 2020 - 2021 Bricolage Academy Employee Handbook

By: Merritt Lane Seconded by: Deb Elam

Harry Alper: Offered comparisons to Bricolage's retirement contributions to other local charter networks. Encouraged future budget cuts to consider teacher salaries and compensation as non-negotiable.

Brent Rhodes: Expressed concern around what standard the Board sought to achieve and/or meet specific to  compensation. 

Mariel Aken: Shared the positive impact seasoned educators can have on student performance. Encourages compensation package to be crafted in a way that allows for continuity and stability in staffing. 

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.

Adjourn Meeting, Yvette Jones

Adjourn Meeting

By: Merritt Lane Seconded by: Norman Barnum

There was no notable discussion on the motion.

The Meeting was Adjourned

The meeting adjourned at approximately 4:25 pm

Motion to adjourn

By: Merritt Lane Seconded by: Norman Barnum

There was no notable discussion on the motion.