October 11, 2011

Minutes of the Savannah R-III Board of Education
Central Office Meeting Room
Meal 6:15 PM ~ Work Session 6:30 PM ~ Regular Open Meeting 7:00 PM
October 11, 2011

Work Session Minutes

I.                   President Smith called the work session to order at 6:30 PM in the Central Office meeting room.

Members Present:  Debbie Smith, President; Kelly Houston, Vice President; Susan Garrison, Dr. Ken Rosenauer, and Mark Schneeflock.

Members Absent: Jim Vega and Dr. Kozminski

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Ron Jackson, Leisa Blair, Aimee Addington, Troy Dunn, Vance Vanderwerken, Kelly Warren, Karen Taylor, Linda Gillispie and Janna Wuest, Secretary

II.                Board President Questions/Issues: Dr. Rosenauer and Mr. Schneeflock briefly discussed their trip to the MSBA Conference held at Osage Beach, MO.  One topic of interest was a meeting they attended about school websites.  More discussion will occur at the Board Retreat.

Dr. Brax briefly reported that he is checking with several companies to determine if our facilities are cost efficiency of lighting and HVAC.  There is no charge for this evaluation.

Dr. Rosenauer requested that for future meetings the credit card of the district be itemized for the public to view.                    

III.             The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.             The Board discussed moving items F (Posting of Policies) and H (Red Ribbon Week Proclamation) to the consent agenda.

 

V.                Adjourned to the open session.  7:00 PM

Open Session Minutes

I.                   President Smith called the open session to order at 7:01 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

Members Present:  Debbie Smith, President; Kelly Houston, Vice President; Susan Garrison, Dr. Ken Rosenauer, Mark Schneeflock, and Jim Vega

Members Absent:  Jim Vega and Dr. Mike Kozminski

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Ron Jackson, Leisa Blair, Aimee Addington, Troy Dunn, Vance Vanderwerken, Kelly Warren, Karen Taylor, Melissa Ross, Kristin Parker, Sheila Talmadge, Kristi Holmes, Toni Svuba, Barb Maag, Connie Kelly, Linda Gillispie and Janna Wuest, Secretary

II.                Welcome and Communication from Visitors ~ None

III.             Staff/Student Recognitions ~ Board President Debbie Smith and Superintendent Dr. David Brax presented an award certificate to Melissa Ross for Class 3 Scholar Bowl State Coach of the Year.   They also presented award certificates to the following students for placing fourth in the Missouri State Cheerleading Competition:  Cecelia Bolin, MaKenzie Calloway, Adrianne Darnell, Kellsey Fennell, Mellissa Furst, Ashley Hartman, MacKenzie Heavilin, Molly Koch, Brittany Lowry, Hanna Miller, Hailey Pearson, McKenna Rose, Shayna Rosenak, Brittany Trautman, Aubrey Vandermolen, Jalee Watson, Codi Widner, Claire Wolken, and Hillie Yurkovich.

IV.       Mrs. Garrison made the motion to move items F (Posting of Policies) and H (Red Ribbon Week Proclamation) to the consent agenda.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote. 

A.            Approval of September 26, 2011 minutes, as presented.

B.            Approval of bills dated:  September 19 -  $  2,170.00, September 22 -   $ 556,062.06, September 30 - $  9,590.39, October 6 -  $  139,370.84 , October 11, 2011 - $273,711.15.

C.            Personnel ~ Hiring:  Bob White – District Maintenance – October 11, 2011 Resignations:  Lanna Hufft - Para Professional – ECSE - October 7, 2011; Substitutes:  Kathyrn McAllen, Wanda Wilkymacky and Teresa Wright. 

 

D.            The following policies were adopted as presented:  

           

IGBA - Programs for Students with Disabilities

IGBA-AP1 – Initial Identification of Students Who May Require Special Ed. Services

IGBA-AP2 – Evaluation Criteria for District and Independent Evaluations

                IGBA-AP3 – Section 504 and ADA Procedures

IGBA-AP4 – Student Enrolled in Private Schools

IGBA-AP5 – Surrogate Parents

IGBA-AP6 – Services for Incarcerated Youth

IM – Evaluation of Instructional Programs

 

                    *F.       The following policies were approved as posted. 

 

                                    JGF  - Discipline Reporting and Records

                                                IKF  - Graduation Requirements

                                                IKFA  - Early Graduation

                                                IKFB – Graduation Exercises

                 

                  *H.      October 18 - 25, 2011 has been proclaimed as Red Ribbon Week in the Savannah R-III      School District. Activities will continue in the district until October 28, 2011. The Board signed the declaration that was provided and they will be posted in each building.

 

            V.    Mr. Houston made the motion to adopt the agenda including moving items F (Posting of Policies and H (Red Ribbon Week Proclamation) to the consent agenda.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5 - 0 vote. 

 

VI.        Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

E.                 General Journal - $ 5,131,472.11.  Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to approve the General Journal balance.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5 – 0 vote.

 

G.                Board Recognition of Employees Discussion ~ No motion made.

 

I.                 Board Goal Setting Retreat Date ~ November 1st at 6:00 PM at District Office.

 

J.                    A+ Program review by Karen Taylor and Dr. Mattson.  Mrs. Garrison made the motion to accept the review as presented.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote.

 

VII.    The High School, Middle School, Amazonia, Helena, John Glenn, Minnie Cline and Special

            Services provided their district reports.    The MSBA Fall Regional Meeting will be held at

  Maryville, MO on October 24th.

 

VIII. Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote.  TIME:  7:35 PM.



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Debbie Smith, Board President                                           Janna Wuest, Board Secretary