Lincoln County
January 11, 2024 5:30 PM
Regular Meeting
1. Welcome & Call to Order
2. Set the Meeting Agenda
3. Proclamation of School Board Recognition Month
4. Public Comment
5. Superintendent and Staff Reports
5.a. Monthly Personnel Action Report
5.b. Report on Superintendent's Non-Contract and Out-of-District Days
5.c. Monthly SBDM Meeting Agendas and Minutes from Schools
5.d. Enrollments
5.e. Early Childhood Communication
5.f. Drills Report
5.g. Monthly Financial Statements, Accounts Payable, Payroll and School Activity Funds
5.h. Presentation of Winter Benchmark Data
5.i. Comprehensive District and School Improvement Plans
6. Consent Agenda
6.a. Minutes of the December 5, 2023 Working and December 14, 2023 Regular Meetings
6.b. Purchases over $40,000

  • Sportsfield Specialties, football field/track project, $56,920

6.c. Superintendent's Travel
6.d. Leave Requests

  • Medical leave for classified transportation staff, Nov. 20 to Dec. 18, 2023
  • Maternity leave for certified staff at LCMS, Dec. 5, 2023 to Feb. 19, 2024
  • Medical leave for classified staff at SES, Jan. 22 to Feb. 2, 2024
  • Medical leave for classified transportation staff, Jan. 2 to Mar. 22, 2024

6.e. Facility Requests

  • LC DYW to use the LCHS Auditorium on Sept. 28, 2024

6.f. School-Wide Fundraising Activities

  • HLE to Host the following fundraisers: valentines, donuts, snacks, chocolates, candles, dances, spring fling

6.g. Apply For and Implement Grants

  • HVE, a $500 Forrest Turpen Grant
  • LCHS, a KDE CTSO travel reimbursment grant
  • LCHS, a $5,000 Kentucky Advising Academy Mini-Grant 

7. Action Items
7.a. 2024-2025 Draft Budget

The 2024-2025 Draft Budget must be completed by January 31, 2024

7.b. Photography at LCMS and LCHS

The Districts requests the photography bid with Lifetouch be renewed for the 2024-2025 school year for the Lincoln County Middle and High Schools. 

7.c. Tyler Technologies Contract

MUNIS is the required accounting program all public school districts in Kentucky use.  There are several features not currently being utilized.  One module that benefit the District is Cash Management.  This will assist with bank reconciliations and will allow for more efficient processing. The other is Enterprise Forms.  This will improve functionality in many areas by providing a forms library for purchase orders, checks, and other documents.  Once this service is in place, the district should be able to cut some expenses with other vendors.

The annual cost for Cash Management module will be $1,335 and Enterprise Forms will be $3,773. One-time implementation will be up to $6,300. 

7.d. JAG Course at Lincoln County High School

The District requests approval to create the Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) course for Lincoln County High School to assist students in entering secondary education, the military, or the job market upon completing high school.  The course allows counselors the option to schedule students into the course.  It is considered an elective course and counts as one credit toward diplomas, career pathways, etc.  

7.e. JAG KY Specialist Position

The District requests permission to create a JAG Specialist position for Lincoln County High School.  This will be a 185 day contract on the teacher pay scale. JAG KY will pay $40,000 of a certified teacher's salary or $35,000 of an emergency teacher salary. 


7.f. Surplus Items at Kings Mtn.

Board Member, Ms. Gloria Sneed, requests approval to declare the following items as surplus and donate them to the Broughtentown Community Center:

  • Tag #10380 Range/Oven (2002)
  • Tag #10375 Serving Line (1980)
  • Tag #10377 Refrigerator (1998)
  • Tag #10378 Refrigerator (1983)
  • Three-Compartment Sink
  • Books
  • Blessing Boxes

7.g. Accept Bid for Truck
7.h. Foreign Language Position

The District requests approval for a Foreign Language Teacher position at Lincoln County High School. The position is needed for students electing to pursue a college diploma option. Currently, those students must attend summer school for this credit. 

However, because the SBDM council has control over what courses to offer and how to build their schedule, should  they choose not to offer a foreign language course, the funded position would not be utilized. If utilized the hiring authority for the position is with the principal/SBDM.

7.i. Nutrition and Wellness Report

Food Service requests to present to the Board the Nutrition and Wellness report

7.j. Pay Application #4 for LCHS Corridor Project
7.k. MOU with EKU Advantage Program

Lincoln County Schools active teachers, administration, and staff are eligible to participate in the EKU Advantage Program.

EKU will award Lincoln County Schools active teacher employees the tuition rate of $350 per credit hour for all online and on-campus programs, and for administration and staff, a 25% flat-rate tuition discount for
all on-campus or online programs. Plus, get a 20% discount on EKU’s Workforce Development courses.

All undergraduate and graduate students receive free books for their classes.

Enhanced customer service assistance to employees and contractors to expedite and prioritize the admissions process, class registration, financial aid and scholarship applications.

Dedicated academic advisors provide individualized attention to move students quickly towards degree completion.

7.l. Updated Emergency Response Plan

The District requests approval of the updated 23-24 Lincoln County Schools Emergency Response Plan with the following changes:

  • Cardiac Response Plan added
  • Demographic Updates
  • Evacuation Site Updates

8. Addendum Items
8.a. SFCC Offer of Assistance

Pursuant to KRS 157.622, the School Facilities Construction Commission (SFCC) is hereby making an official Offer of Assistance to the LINCOLN CO. Board of Education.  Acceptance of this Offer of Assistance commits the school district to adhere to the statutes and regulations governing this program.  This Offer of Assistance is in the annual debt service amount of $54,348.09 to be used towards proposed construction or major renovation of facilities outlined in your most current approved facility plan.


9. Adjourn