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Columbia County Board of Education

Summary of Regular Session

May 14, 2024

5:30 p.m.


The Columbia County Board of Education met at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2024, at the Columbia County Board of Education. The following Board of Education members were present: 


Mr. David Dekle, Chairman

Mr. David Alalof, Vice-Chairman

Ms. Kristi Baker, Board Member

Ms. Lee Ann Meyer, Board Member

Mrs. Judy Teasley, Board Member


The following items were acted upon by the Board of Education Members:


Westside Baptist Church Senior Pastor Robert Lehn gave the invocation


Lewiston Elementary 4-H Presidents led the Pledge of Allegiance


Approval of Agenda


Approval of Consent Items 7 A-F


Tentative Approval of Budget for FY2025


Approval of Textbook Adoption for Grades 8-12 Spanish and French


Approval of the SLGS Agreement


Approval of bid results for Multipurpose Copy Paper, Oven and Dishwashers, Athletic Field Maintenance Services, USDA Commodity Cheese, Chicken, and Pizza Processing


There were 2 members of the public who addressed the Board during public participation on the topic of thanking staff in schools for doing a great job, salary increases for teachers and expectation of middle school students with an IEP to take high school courses


Approval for Chairman Dekle to Sign Open Meetings Law Affidavit


Approval of Personnel Recommendations


Approval of an Easement Request by Georgia Power


Approval of Settlement Agreement for Property