Lincoln County
February 08, 2024 5:30 PM
Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order - Superintendent: Mr. Bruce Smith; Chair: Ms. Etta S. Meek; Vice Chair: Ms. Christine Killen; Board Members: Ms. Gloria Sneed, Mr. Marvin Wilson, and Ms. Jennifer Broadbent
1.a. Pledge of Allegiance
1.b. Vision Statement: The Vision of Lincoln County Schools is to empower every student with the knowledge and skills necessary to become college, career and citizenship ready by providing high quality education and enriching opportunities in every classroom every day.
1.c. Mission Statement: "Every Student, Every Classroom, Every Day: College/Career and Citizenship Ready!"
2. Set the Meeting Agenda
3. Public Comment
4. Staff Recognitions

Director of Pupil Personnel, Mr. Anthony Beeler  will recognize the following Family Resource Center and Youth Service Center Coordinators: Ms. Gail Owens, Crab Orchard; Ms. Brooke Walls, Highland & Waynesburg; Ms. Janie Sanders, Hustonville; Ms. Susan Miller, Stanford; Ms. Rachel Hicks, LCMS, and Ms. Amy Bastin, LCHS.  Highland Principal, Ms. Suzanne Montgomery, will recognize Ms. Lezli Adams, the first teacher to complete the Board funded rank change program.  

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
6. Consent Agenda
6.a. Minutes of the January 4, 2024 Working and January 11, 2024 Regular Meetings
6.b. Purchases over $40,000

  • Huntington National Bank, KISTA Lease Payment $264,878.58
  • U.S. Bank, Series 2015 Refunding Revenue Bond $58,845.92

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

  • Medical leave for certified staff at WBE, Jan. 10 to Feb. 21, 2024
  • Medical leave for certified staff at HLE, Jan. 2 to Feb. 2, 2024
  • Medical leave for certified staff at LCMS Jan. 16 to Feb. 27, 2024
  • Medical leave for classified staff at LCHS Dec. 16, to Apr. 16, 2024


6.e. Facility Requests

  • LC Chamber to use LCHS cafe for father/daughter dance on Feb. 10, 2024

6.f. Trip Requests

  • LCHS Senior Trip change to Dollywood, Apr. 24-26, 2024
  • LC ATC HOSA to Louisville for competition on Mar 14-16, 2024
  • LCHS FFA to Louisville for expo on Feb. 17, 2024
  • LCHS FFA to Taylorsville for competition on Feb. 24, 2024
  • LCHS Gear Up for Campbellsville College visit on Mar. 16, 2024
  • LCMS Gear Up students to various colleges for visits on Mar. 22, 2024

6.g. School-Wide Fundraising Activities

  • COE to host penny wars in Feb. for Art program

6.h. Apply For, Accept, and Implement Grants

  • Ag Innovation grant for up to $2,400 for LCHS FFA
  • Dollar General grant for $2,884 for LC Migrant Education
  • Family Resource continuation grants- district wide

7. Action Items
7.a. 2024-2025 Tentative Section 7 Allocations
7.b. 2024-2025 Tentative Section 4 & 5 Allocations
7.c. Contract for Elementary Photography
7.d. Drug Testing Services
7.e. Student Accident Insurance

Roberts Insurance has provided quotes for student accident insurance for the Board’s approval. The quote from Hartford for the 2024-2025 school year  is at the same premium as last year. Total premium is $80,759.  This is paid from the general fund.

7.f. Contract for Mowing

The District requests approval to renew the contract with Tanner Smith for the 2024 mowing season.  The price is $1,696 per mowing, which is the same as the 2023 mowing season. 

7.g. Food Service Assistant Position

Food Service is requesting the creation of an eight (8) hour Food Service Program Assistant Position.  The position will be for 205 days per year and paid according to the salary schedule and is paid with Food Service funds. 

7.h. Surplus Ag Tools

The Ag department has tools that are no longer used and requests permission to post those tools on the state Ag list serve for sale to the highest bidder.  And proceeds will go the FFA club. Tools for surplus are: 

1.Drill Press serial number 3070394

2. Sand blaster serial number 367821252

3.Dust collector serial number 001600

4. Bandsaw 1 serial number 073151

5. Bandsaw 2 serial number  200807

6.Bandsaw 3 serial number 170413569

7. Table saw 1 (old) serial number 66-1359

8. Table saw old (old, from woodshop) serial number 02080661930

9.Multi press serial number 21986

10. A piece of equipment that may be to aid in working on an engine block

11. Four (4) Arc Welders 

7.i. Change Order for LCHS Corridor

Clotfelter/Samokar, PSC submitted a change order in the amount of $12,035.90 due to an unexpected difference in existing roof thickness. 

7.j. Demolition Process at Kings Mt.

The District requests approval to hire Sherman, Carter, Barnhart (Architects)  to oversee and initiate the demolition process at the Kings Mountain property. 

7.k. 2024-2025 NTI Plan

Each year the Kentucky Department of Education requires school districts to write an annual NTI plan for the upcoming school year. The plan must be approved by the local board of education and submitted to the commissioner for approval.

7.l. Support Staff for Special Needs Student

An Admissions and Release Committee (ARC) met on January 24, 2024 to discuss a student with significant needs.  The ARC determined it is necessary to assign a staff member to this student.  The staff member will be paid out of IDEA funds.

7.m. Consultant for Behavior Needs

There are a growing number of behavior needs across the district.  As such, the District requests approval to partner with a consultant to address Exceptional Child behavior concerns. 

7.n. Early Childhood Inclusive Playground

The Lincoln County Early Childhood program requests approval for the purchase of a new, inclusive playground at Stanford Elementary. The playground will be purchased with the 2022-2023 supplemental funds of $250,000.

8. Move to Executive Session per KRS 61.810(1)(b) Deliberations on the Future Acquisition or Sale of Real Property As Public Discussion Could Affect the Value
9. Return to Regular Session
9.a. Possible Action on Executive Session Discussion
10. Adjourn