DeKalb Preparatory Academy

Governing Board

Regular Meeting - Tuesday September 25th, 2018 @6:30 PM

Meeting Agenda

Welcome and Call to Order 1 minutes

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

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.


  1. Approve the agenda as submitted

Report from Governing Board 10 minutes

The Governing Board met on Tuesday August 28th, 2018 @6:30 PM for what was scheduled to be a 1 hours and 59 minutes long meeting. Present: Janelle Wilhite, Harry Stern, Brian Woods, Chris Estes, Wanda McKay, Roberta Walker
Not Present: Matthew Goodison-Orr, Suzette Arnold

The members considered the following items:
1. Welcome and Call to Order
2. Approval of Agenda
3. Approval of Minutes from Jul 24, 2018
4. Meeting Protocol
5. Head of School Report
6. AVC Presentation
7. Report from Finance Committee
8. Report from Academic Committee
9. Public Comment
10. Other Business
11. Adjourn

The committee considered 12 motions, of which 11 passed, and 0 failed:
1. Approve the agenda as submitted (proposed)
2. Agenda approved as presented (passed)
3. Approve the minutes as submitted (passed)
4. Approve the report as presented (passed)
5. Motion to approve the lawn care contract with Fleming Lawn Care Service in the amount of $1,250 per cut. The lawn will be serviced twice monthly. (passed)
6. Motion to approve the FY19 budget in the amount of $5,953,279 to include items presented in the Budget Change Proposal. (passed)
7. Motion to approve the website contract from Education Network in the amount of $4,500 (passed)
8. Accept the report of the finance committee as presented (passed)
9. Motion to approve the purchase of 30 MAC computers for the cost of $35,000. (passed)
10. Motion to approve the purchase of Middlebury Interactive Languages Spanish curriculum for the cost of $4,999 (passed)
11. Motion to approve the purchase of Learning.Com technology curriculum. The will range from $5,000 to $7,500 depending upon the number of students served (passed)
12. Motion to accept the committee report as presented (passed)

The meeting adjourned at 8:16 PM

Work Session to Review Re-Authorization Amendment 90 minutes