Lake George Charter School

August Board Meeting

Published on August 13, 2023 at 5:52 AM MDT
Amended on August 13, 2023 at 6:04 AM MDT

Date and Time

Tuesday August 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM MDT

Topic: LGCS Board Meeting
Time: August 15, 2023 @ 5:00 pm 


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      Purpose Presenter Time
I. Board Work Session 4:30 PM 5:00 PM
  A. Work Session Discuss Jennifer Geffre 30 m

Beginning of year update

II. Opening Items 5:30 PM
Opening Items
  A. Call the Meeting to Order   Jennifer Geffre
  B. Record Attendance and Guests   Jennifer Geffre
  C. Pledge of Allegiance
  D. Approve Agenda Vote Jennifer Geffre
  E. Approve previous meeting minutes - June 13, 2023 Approve Minutes Jennifer Geffre
  F. Approve previous minutes - Board Work Session (Jun 29 2023) Approve Minutes
  G. Personnel Changes Vote Jennifer Geffre

New Hires:

Samantha Bissue-Elementary Administrator

Janet Wilson-Preschool Teacher

Caron Smerkonich-4th Grade Teacher

Sam McCune-Maintenance

Heather Olivares-Assistant Kitchen Manager

Heather Hunt-Kitchen Staff


Venus Nutter-in building SPED Lead

Heather Robison-Para

April Patton-Secondary Secretary

Megan Wingert-Study Hall para


Vickie Cooper-Secondary Administrator


Ann Wallace-SPED Director

Sara Griffin-Para

Open Positions:

Upper Elementary Teacher (5th grade)

ELA M/HS Teacher

III. Administration Reports
  A. Preschool Director's Update FYI Shelley Wing
IV. Committee Reports
  A. Lions Pride FYI
  B. BAC FYI Julie M Gilley
  C. Policy Committee Discuss Julie M Gilley
  D. Finance Vote Julie A. Gilley
  E. Security & Facility Discuss
  F. Development Committee FYI Amanda Redd
  G. Expansion FYI Jennifer Geffre
V. Board Communications
  A. Comments Discuss
VI. Public Comments
  A. Comments Discuss Jennifer Geffre
VII. Old Business
  A. Policy - Second Reading Vote Jennifer Geffre

EBCB-R Rev.3 - Safety Drills

VIII. New Business
  A. Policy - First read Vote Julie M Gilley
  B. Approve Expansion Budget Vote Jennifer Geffre
IX. Record of Email Votes
  A. Vote for 2 Administrator positions & advertising for both FYI

Date: Jun 30

1st: J Geffre

2nd: J. Beall

Vote: J.Beall (yes), J. Geffre (yes), J. Gilley (absent), A. Redd (yes), F. Zuercher (yes)

  B. Refrigerator compressor repair ($3135) FYI

Date: Jul 6

1st: J. Geffre

2nd: F. Zuercher

Vote: unanimous yes

  C. Expansion - Civil Engineer contract FYI

Date: Jul 11

1st: J. Geffre

2nd: J. Gilley

Vote: unanimous yes

  D. Expansion - Fire Alarm contract FYI

Date: Jul 18

1st: J. Geffre

2nd: J. Gilley

Vote: unanimous yes

  E. Advertise Special Education position FYI

Date: Jul 24

1st: J. Geffre

2nd: F. Zuercher

Vote: J. Beall (yes), J. Geffre (yes), J. Gilley (yes), A. Redd (abstain), F. Zuercher (yes)

  F. Hiring - multiple positions FYI

Samantha Bissue (Elementary Administrator), Vickie Cooper (Secondary Administrator), Caron Smerkonich (4th Grade Teacher)


To be added for approval to Aug meeting

X. Executive Session
  A. Enter into executive session Vote Jennifer Geffre

For Personnel reasons per C.R.S. 24-6-402 (4)(f)(I), concerning Vickie Cooper, Venus Nutter, Kat Hallam, and Kathleen Ogden

  B. Exit executive session Vote Jennifer Geffre
  C. Vote after executive session Vote Jennifer Geffre
XI. Closing Items
  A. September Work Session Items FYI Jennifer Geffre
  B. Top 3 Communication Items Discuss Amanda Redd
  C. Tasks/Due Outs Discuss Jennifer Geffre
  D. Adjourn Meeting Vote