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Board Meeting 9/15/20222022-09-19T11:43:55-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Beckye Barnes)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (7/21/2022)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly; Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum; Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • Enrollment Update
    • Finance Update
    • Programs Update
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Next meeting scheduled for October 20th at 6:30 PM. Location at Online.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting
Board Meeting 8/18/20222022-09-14T21:29:40-04:00

No Board Meeting held during August 2022

Board Meeting 7/21/20222022-07-21T12:51:56-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (6/16/2022)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly; Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum; Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Election / Appointment of Board Members
    Motion: Reappointment of Beckye Barnes & John Thompson to the board
  6. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • Enrollment Update
    • Construction Project Update
    • Finance Update
    • Student Handbook Updates
    • Staff / Employee Handbook Updates
    • After Care Club Changes
    • Emergency Handbook
  7. Motion: Approve Handbook Updates & After Care Changes
  8. Board on Track Software Update (Stephen Wilson)
  9. Executive Session
    Motion: Select & Approve Audit RFP 

    • Review Audit RFP Response
  10. Next meeting scheduled for August 18th at 6:30 PM. Location at PACE Academy.
  11. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

Budgets

Previous Board Meetings

Board Meeting 6/17/20222022-08-15T19:05:27-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, June 16, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (3/17/2022 and 4/28/2022)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly; Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum; Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • 2021 – 2022 School Year Recap
    • Enrollment Waiting List for 2022-2023 School Year
    • Construction Update
    • Finance Update
    • Academic Updates
    • Administrative Updates (Employee
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Action: Board Officer Election (nomination & selection)
    Motion: Nominate and Select Board Officers
  8. Next meeting scheduled for July 21 at 6:30 PM. Location at PACE Academy.
  9. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 5/19/20222022-07-20T11:09:55-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (3/17/2022 and 4/28/2022)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly; Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum; Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • Enrollment Waiting List for 2022-2023 School Year
    • Construction Update
    • Finance Update
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Next meeting scheduled for June 16 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 4/28/20222022-07-20T11:08:44-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (3/17/2022)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly; Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum; Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • Enrollment Waiting List for 2022-2023 School Year
    • Employment Vacancies
    • Construction Update
    • Library Policy Implementation
    • Finance Update
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Next meeting scheduled for May 19 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

Click here to download the approved meeting minutes.

Board Meeting 3/17/20222022-07-20T11:08:15-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (2/17/2022)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly; Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum; Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • Introduction of Gun Policy
    • Finance Update
    • Administration Updates
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Next meeting scheduled for April 21 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

Click here to download the approved meeting minutes.

Board Meeting 2/17/20222022-07-20T11:07:46-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, February 17, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (1/20/2022)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly;Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum;Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Next meeting scheduled for March 17 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 1/20/20222022-03-10T23:50:25-05:00

Date & Time: Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (12/16/2021)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly;Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum;Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Election of new members
  6. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
  7. Executive Session (if needed)
  8. Next meeting scheduled for February 17 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  9. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 1/18/2022 (Special)2022-01-18T18:17:40-05:00

Date & Time: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton or designee)
  3. Motion: Enter Executive Session
  4. Executive Session
    • Student Discipline Matter
  5. Next meeting scheduled for January 20 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  6. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

 

Board Meeting 12/16/20212022-03-10T23:45:11-05:00

Date & Time: Thursday, December 16, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (11/18/2021 & 12/9/2021)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly;Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum;Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
  6. Executive Session
    • Contracts, Personnel, etc
  7. Next meeting scheduled for December 16 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 12/9/2021 (Special)2021-12-16T18:40:22-05:00

Date & Time: Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 7 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (10/21/2021)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly;Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum;Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Session (if needed)
    • Contracts, Personnel, etc
  6. Next meeting scheduled for December 16 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  7. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 11/18/20212021-12-16T18:38:21-05:00

Date & Time: Thursday, November 18, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (10/21/2021)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly;Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum;Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
  6. RFP for Auditors (Melissa Rabon)
  7. Procurement Policy (Melissa Rabon)
  8. New Board Election (Stephen Wilson)
  9. Executive Session (if needed)
    • Contracts, Personnel, etc
  10. Next meeting scheduled for December 16 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  11. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 10/21/20212021-12-16T18:37:31-05:00

Date & Time: Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (9/16/2021)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly;Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum;Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • COVID
    • Finance
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Next meeting scheduled for November 18 at 6:30 PM. Location will be virtual.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 9/16/20212021-10-29T02:10:58-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (8/19/2021)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
    • Rules for Public Comment during Board Meetings
      • Each speaker has up to 3 minutes to speak;
      • Speakers may not address an individual board member directly;Speakers may not ask questions of the Board;
      • Personnel issues should not be addressed in Public Forum;Board members / School Staff may not engage speakers in discussion;
      • Disruptive/abusive language or behavior is not permitted.
  5. Executive Director Report (Melissa Rabon)
    • Richland County Ordinance & COVID Update
    • Playground
    • Academics
    • Special Education
    • Finance
  6. Executive Session (if needed)
  7. Next meeting scheduled for October 21 at 6:30 PM. Location is TBD.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 8/19/20212021-09-16T18:23:34-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Previous Board Meeting Minutes (7/15, 7/29 & 8/8) (Sally Thornton)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
  5. Enrollment & Start of year update (Melissa Rabon)
  6. Medicine Administration Policy & Presentation (Nikki Sawyer)
  7. Executive Session – Mask Ordinance (Richland County), Medicine Policy Amendment
  8. Action Item: Mask Ordinance (Richland County)
    Motion: Mask Mandate
  9. Action Item: Medicine Administration Policy Changes
    Motion: Recommendations of School Nurse regarding Medicine administration
  10. Action Item: Appointment of new Vice Chair
    Motion: Appoint Sara Jane Arnett as Vice Chair
  11. Next meeting scheduled for September 16 at 6:30 PM. Location is TBD.
  12. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 8/8/2021 (Special)2021-08-21T13:41:33-04:00

Date & Time: Sunday, August 8, 2021 at 2:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Executive Session – Mask Ordinance (City of Columbia)
  4. Action Item: Mask Policy
    Motion: Mask Policy Update regarding City of Columbia
  5. Next meeting scheduled for August 19 at 6:30 PM.
  6. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 7/29/2021 (Special)2021-08-21T13:44:20-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, July 29, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
  3. Action Item: Title IX Policy
    Motion: Approve Title IX Policy
  4. Action Item: Employee Handbook Revisions
    Motion: Approve Employee Handbook Revisions
  5. Action Item: Lawn Care Maintenance Agreement
    Motion: Finalize Lawn Care Maintenance Agreement
  6. Next meeting scheduled for August 19 at 6:30 PM.
  7. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 7/15/20212021-08-21T13:47:39-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Sally Thornton)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  3. Public Comment
  4. Executive Session – Lawn Care Contracts
  5. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon)
  6. Action Item: Mask Policy
    Motion: Approve Mask Policy 
  7. Action Item: Lawn Care Contracts
    Motion: Select and Approve Lawn Care Contract
  8. Next meeting scheduled for August 19 at 6:30 PM.
  9. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 6/17/20212021-08-21T13:01:01-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call
  3. Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
  5. Executive Session – N/A
  6. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci)
  7. Action Item: Update of School Bylaws
  8. Next meeting scheduled for July 15 at 6:30 PM.
  9. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 5/20/20212021-08-21T13:01:01-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call
  3. Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
  5. Executive Session – N/A
  6. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci)
  7. Action Item: Update of School Bylaws
  8. Action Item: Update of school handbooks with revised after school program information
  9. Action Item: Approve School Course Codes
  10. Next meeting scheduled for June 17 at 6:30 PM.
  11. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 4/16/20212021-08-21T13:01:01-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call
  3. Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
  5. Executive Session – Benefits Contract
  6. Motion: Approve Benefits Contract
  7. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon and Traci Bryant-Riches)
  8. Sex offender registry & SLED checks
  9. Future Meeting scheduled for May 20, 2021 @ 6:30 PM.
  10. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 3/18/20212021-08-21T13:14:13-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call
  3. Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
  5. Executive Session – Data Infrastructure & Furniture Purchase
  6. Motion: Approve Data Infrastructure Recommendation
  7. Motion: Approve Furniture Recommendation
  8. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon and Traci Bryant-Riches)
  9. Future Meeting scheduled for April 15, 2021 @ 6:30 PM.
  10. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 2/18/20212021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, February 18, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  4. Public Comment
  5. Executive Session – Contracts
  6. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon and Traci Bryant-Riches)
  7. Action Items:
    • Calendar
    • Employee Handbook
    • Student/Parent Handbook
    • Truancy Policy
    • Emergency Handbook.
  8. Mascot Nomination Voting
  9. Future Meeting scheduled for March 18, 2021 @ 6:30 PM.
  10. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 1/21/20212021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Public Comment
  4. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon and Traci Bryant-Riches)
  5. Action Item: PEBA Resolution
  6. Executive Session
  7. Future Meeting scheduled for February 18, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  8. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 12/16/20202021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Public Comment
  4. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon and Traci Bryant-Riches)
  5. Executive Session
  6. Future Meeting scheduled for January 21, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  7. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 11/19/20202021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Public Comment
  4. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon and Traci Bryant-Riches)
  5. Action Item: Grade Expansion Resolution
  6. Action Item: Data/Security RFP Release
  7. Executive Session
  8. Future Meeting scheduled for December 17, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  9. Close Meeting
Board Meeting 11/05/20202021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Public Comment
  4. Executive Session
  5. Action Items: Public Lottery
  6. Future Meeting scheduled for November 19, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  7. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 10/15/20202021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Date & Time: Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Location: Zoom Virtual Meeting (https://zoom.us/j/93894143318?pwd=RnlTMTB2L0hHamN2MWJSekJTSEJSZz09)

Phone: +1 929 205 6099   Meeting ID: 938 9414 3318   Password: 107590

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Public Comment
  4. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci Bryant-Riches)
  5. Action Items: Bond Documents & Resolutions
  6. Future Meeting scheduled for November 5, 2020 @ 7:00 PM. *Lottery Drawing*
  7. Close Meeting

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Board Meeting 10/01/20202021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Public Comment
  4. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci Bryant-Riches)
  5. Action Items: Facility Use Policy, Reimbursement Resolution for Bond
  6. Future Meeting scheduled for October 3, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  7. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 9/17/20202021-08-21T13:13:54-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Public Comment
  4. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci Bryant-Riches)
  5. Action Items: Facility Use Policy, Reimbursement Resolution for Bond
  6. Future Meeting scheduled for October 3, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  7. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 9/3/2020 (Special)2021-08-21T13:14:41-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Melissa Rabon)
  3. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon, Traci Bryant-Riches, Jonathan Pace)
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for September 17, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 8/30/2020 (Special Meeting)2021-08-21T13:13:23-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Contractor Recommendation & Selection
    Motion: Approve Contractor Selection 
  4. Piper Sandler Term Sheet
    Motion: Approve Piper Sandler Term Sheet as Presented
  5. Future Meeting scheduled for September 3rd @ 6:30 PM.
  6. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 8/20/20202021-08-21T13:13:24-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. P&I Grant Application Process Update
      Awarded $125,000 for planning phase of P&I grant
    2. Building Update –  Meeting with Investor
    3. RFP Update & Recommendation
    4. Marketing Update/Student Registrations
  4. Charter District Contract
    Motion: Approve revised SC Public Charter District Contract
  5. Public Comment Policy
    Motion: Approve Policy on Public Comments in Board Meetings
  6. Conflict of Interest Policy
    Motion: Approve Policy regarding Conflict of Interest for Board of Directors
  7. Future Meeting scheduled for September 3rd @ 6:30 PM.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Training 8/6/20202021-08-21T13:13:01-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. State Required Board Orientation and Training presented by Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina
    1. Conducted by Patti Rubenzer with sccharterschools.org
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for September 3rd @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 7/27/2020 (Special)2021-08-21T13:13:01-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. RFP / Building Update
      Motion: Approve LOI for North Main Building
      Motion: Approve release of Design and Building RFP
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for August 6th @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 7/23/2020 (Special)2021-08-21T13:13:01-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. RFP / Building Update
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for July 27th @ 6:00 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 7/16/20202021-08-21T13:13:01-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. P&I Grant Application Process Update
    2. RFP / Building Update
    3. Lottery Update
  4. Temporary Meeting Frequency Change
    Motion: Approve setting meeting frequency to bi-weekly
  5. Future Meeting scheduled for August 6th @ 6:30 PM.
  6. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 7/6/2020 (Special)2021-08-21T13:13:01-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. Building Update / Steve Hubrich + Earnest Money
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for July 16th @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 6/25/2020 (Special)2021-08-21T13:12:43-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Stephen Wilson / Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. Building Update / LOI for 1801 Faust Street Columbia, SC Building
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for July 16th @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 6/18/20202021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. P&I Grant Application Process Update
    2. Building Update / Bond Update
    3. Lottery Opening
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for July 16th @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 6/10/2020 (Special)2021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Special-called meeting
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Introduction of new board member
  4. Discussion of Financial Advisory Services for the bond  
  5. Voting on Financial Advisory Services Contract
  6. Next board meeting for June 18th @ 6:30 PM.
  7. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 5/21/20202021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Approve April 23rds Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Traci Bryant-Riches & Melissa Rabon)
    1. P&I Grant Application Process Update
    2. RFP / Building Update
  4. Chairman’s Report (Stephen Wilson)
    Motion: Adjourn to Executive Session
  5. Executive Session
    Closed session
  6. Executive Director Selection
    Motion: Vote on Hiring Committees Executive Director selection
  7. Future Meeting scheduled for June 18th @ 6:30 PM.
  8. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 4/23/20202021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

    1. Call to Order/Welcome (Melissa Rabon)
      Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
    2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
    3. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci Bryant-Riches)
    4. Hiring Update (Stephen Wilson)
    5. Future Meeting scheduled for 3rd Thursdays @ 6:30 PM.
    6. Close Meeting
      Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 4/6/20202021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

    1. Call to Order/Welcome (Melissa Rabon)
      Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
    2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
    3. Discussion of which charter district to accept
    4. Future Meeting: 05/21/2020
    5. Close Meeting
      Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 3/19/20202021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting canceled in lieu of Charter Hearings with Charter institute at Erskine and the South Carolina Public Charter School District.

Board Meeting 2/20/20202021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Melissa Rabon)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci Bryant-Riches)
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for March 19, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 1/16/20202021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Melissa Rabon)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci Bryant-Riches)
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for February 20, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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Board Meeting 1/8/2020 (Special)2021-08-21T13:12:44-04:00

Meeting Agenda

  1. Call to Order/Welcome (Melissa Rabon)
    Motion: Approve Previous Board Meeting Minutes
  2. Board Member Attendance Roll Call (Michelle Crane)
  3. Project Updates (Melissa Rabon & Traci Bryant-Riches)
  4. Future Meeting scheduled for January 16, 2020 @ 6:30 PM.
  5. Close Meeting
    Motion: Adjourn Meeting

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