February 10, 2020

Meeting Minutes

Subject

Belton Preparatory Academy Board of Trustees

Date

02/10/2020

Facilitator

Chris Cauley

Time

6:00 p.m.

Location

BPA Conference Room 

Scribe

Angie King

Attendees

Deirdre McCullough, Chris Cauley, Donelle Millwood, Magon Wilson, James Galyean, and Angie King 

Public Attendees

Melissa Kiddy




Key Points Discussed

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Topic

Highlights

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Call to Order

Meeting called to order at 6:09 p.m. 

2.

Invocation 

Invocation led by James Galyean

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Pledge of Allegiance

All members stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance

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Freedom of Information Act Compliance

The meeting is in full compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 

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Public Comment

No comment. 

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Motions

The agenda was amended to reflect the 2020-2021 budget. Motion to approve the amended agenda by James Galyean; Magon Wilson 2nd. Motion carries. 

January meetings approved by Donelle Millwood; James Galyean 2nd. Motion to approve minutes carried. 

7.

January Financials

January financials were not completed at this time. Melissa Kiddy was in attendance to review the line-item for the 2019-2020 annual budget. Motion to move forward with amended budget by James Galyean; Chris Cauley 2nd. Motion carries. 

8.

P&I Update

Deirdre McCullough briefed the board on remaining purchases to be made by the P&I grant. The 2019-2020 academic year is the last year BPA will receive the P&I grant. 

9.

Board Member Vacancy

Motion to appoint Craig Wooten as a BPA board member made by James Galyean; Angie King 2nd. Motion carries.

10.

Board Reports and Updates

Enrollment: For the 2020-2021 academic year there is a projected enrollment of 158 students in grades K5-4th

A lottery will be held for K5; 2nd; and 4th grades.  

K5 31 students moving up with 10 applicants

1st 19 students moving up with 11 applicants 

2nd 18 students moving up with 7 applicants

3rd 19 students moving up with 7 applicants

The school began with 101 students. Currently there are 88 students enrolled for the academic year 2019-2020. 

Lottery: There will be a lottery for K5 and grade applicants that will close out February 1st. The Charter Alliance will come in and run the lottery on February 19, 2020 at 3:30 pm.

Playground Update: Playground is set to be erected as soon as the weather clears. 

Charter Institute Visit: The Charter Institute visit was on site February 10, 2020. The meeting went well. 

2020-2021 Budget: A draft of the 2020-2021 budget will need to be sent in April 2020. 

11.

Cleaning Services 

Several different cleaning services were evaluated and discussed by the members of the board. Motion to approve A Step Above Cleaning Services made by James Galyean; Chris Cauley 2nd. Motion carries

12.

New Hire- Paraprofessional

Motion made to hire Jennifer Schronce as a Paraprofessional by James Galyean; Donelle Millwood 2nd. Motion carries.

13.

Miscellaneous from the Board

No comment by the board. 

14.

Next Meeting

March 10, 2020



Motion by Chris Cauley to adjourn at 6:55 p.m.; Magon Wilson 2nd. Motion carries. Meeting adjourned.



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