April 9, 2013

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:15 PM ~ Closed Session 6:30 PM ~ Work Session 6:45 PM ~ Open Session 7:00 PM

April 9, 2013

 

Closed Session Minutes

 

I.          President Debbie Smith called the closed session meeting to order at 6:31 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Dr. Mike Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Clint Howren, Vance Vanderwerken, Zac Coughlin, Aimee Addington, Ron Jackson and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Mr. Houston made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters; hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees; and records which are protected from disclosure by law; per section referenced under Section 610.021, subsections 3, 13, and 14 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri and that the minutes and any vote that may occur pertaining to same, be made part of the executive closed session record and be maintained as such.   Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Peterson – aye, Dr. Rosenauer – aye, Ms. Smith and Mr. Vega – aye.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.

III.       Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene work session.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Peterson – aye, Dr. Rosenauer – aye, Ms. Smith and Mr. Vega – aye.  6-0 vote.  TIME:  6:49

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Debbie Smith called the work session meeting to order at 6:50 PM.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  None

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing items (G) Negotiation Goals, Objectives and Parameters, to the consent agenda.

 

V.        President Smith adjourned the work session meeting at 6:58 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Smith called the open session meeting to order at 7:00 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent:  Dr. Mike Kozminski

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Clint Howren, Vance Vanderwerken, Mark Schneeflock, Zac Coughlin, Ron Jackson, Erin Maddox, Emily Maddox, Brian Maddox, Michelle Silkett, Roxanne Rooney, Gary Bergman, Danny Huffman, Connie Huffman, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None 

 

III.       Recognitions:   Staff Recognitions:  Amazonia Elementary School nominated Joan Bryan for Board recognition. Joan developed a school wide book report initiative.

 

Also, Amazonia Elementary School nominated Jeana Haggard for Board recognition.

Jeana Haggard, part time school nurse goes above the call of duty as a school nurse and in promoting school wellness initiatives, encouraging staff participation.  She educated students and staff on fitness and wellness.  

 

Student Recognitions:  Helena Elementary recognized Emily Maddox, a fifth grader from Juli Higer’s class. Her program design for the Moila Shrine Circus won her a brand new bike from Target!

 

IV.       Consent Agenda ~ Dr. Rosenauer made a motion to move item G to the consent agenda.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of minutes dated March 12, as presented.

 

B.         Approval of bills:  $1,141,640.36; $1,848,955.78; $30,841.12; $199,632.05.

C.        Personnel: Hire:                    Melissa Jackson                   Middle School Math                  Effective 2013-14 School Year

                                                                   Roxanne Rooney                  Helena Principal                         Effective 2013-14 School Year

Retirement:              Janet Rosenauer                   Amazonia/John Glenn                End of 2012-13 School Year

   Renee Gorman                     Middle School                            July 1, 2013

   Shirlee Kiner                        High School                                End of 2012-13 School Year 

Resignation:             Wendy Jones                       FS MS/Custodial AZ                 March 28, 201

   Jennifer Brooke                    Amazonia Para                           April 11, 2013

   Beth Lewis                           Middle School Math                  End of 2012-13 School Year

   Nancy Willoughby               Amazonia 2nd Grade                   End of 2012-13 School Year

   Leaha Ryon                          Special Services                          End of 2012-13 School Year

   Mark Schneider                    MS Communication Art             End of 2012-13 School Year

   Jaryn Schneider                    Helena 4th Grade                         End of 2012-13 School Year

   Deb Cole                              John Glenn Para                          End of 2012-13 School Year

Mowing Crew:         Darwin Wampler

                                   Wylie Williams

                                   Gary Oliver

Paint Crew:              Eric Wheeler

                                   Chad Dreyer

                                   Daniel Atkinson

                                   Taylor Sinclair

                                   Trevor Pasley

Substitutes to Hire:  Russell Hendrix

 

1.            Probationary Staff:  *See attached at the end of the minutes. 

 

D.        Adoption of the High School Handbook, as presented.

 

E.         Adoption of the Elementary School Handbook, as presented.

 

*G.      Negotiation Goals, Objective and Parameters, as presented.

V.        Mr. Houston made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

F.         General Journal ~ $ 7,068,286.59.  Mr. Houston made the motion to approve the general journal.  Ms. Garrison seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6-0 vote.

VII.     Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to adjourn sine die, seconded by Ms. Peterson.  Motion carried with a 6-0 vote.  TIME: 7:13 PM.

VIII.    Break – A reception was held in honor of Ms. Debbie Smith for her 9 years of service as Board Member, and Dr. Mike Kozminski for his 6 years of service as a Board Member. 

IX.       Call to Order:  Superintendent, Dr. David Brax called the organizational meeting to order at 7:31 PM.

X.        Oath of Office was affirmed by Board Secretary, Janna Wuest for Mark Schneeflock.  Linda Kozminski was out of State.

XI        Selection of 2013-20114 School Board Officers / MSBA Delegates /Alternate

 

A.                Election of President ~ Mr. Schneeflock nominated Kelly Houston for President.  Mr. Vega seconded the nomination.  Mr. Schneeflock made the motion that nominations cease and that Kelly Houston be elected President by acclamation.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion carried with at 6 – 0 vote.

 

B.                 Election of Vice President ~ Ms. Peterson nominated Jim Vega for Vice President. Mr. Schneeflock seconded the nomination.  Dr. Rosenauer made the motion that nominations cease and that Jim Vega be elected Vice President by acclamation.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with at 6 – 0 vote.

 

C.                 Election of Treasurer ~ Ms. Peterson nominated Tracy Skogland for Treasurer.  Mr. Vega seconded the nomination.  Motion carried with at 6 – 0 vote.

 

D.                Election of Secretary ~ Mr. Vega nominated Janna Wuest for Secretary.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the nomination.  Motion carried with at 6 – 0 vote.

 

E.                 Selection of MSBA Delegate ~ Mr. Vega nominated Mr. Schneeflock MSBA Delegate.  Ms. Garrison seconded the nomination.  Motion carried with at 6 – 0 vote.

 

F.                  Selection of MSBA Alternate ~ Mr. Schneeflock nominated Ms. Peterson MSBA Alternate.  Mr. Vega seconded the nomination.  Motion carried with at 6 – 0 vote.
 
XII.     Consent Agenda ~ Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to move item (G) Selection of Graduation Speaker and (H) Lunch Prices for 2013-14 School Year to the consent agenda. Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.

 

*G.      Selection of Graduation Speaker ~ The Board approved having Reverend Darrel Jones as the graduation speaker.

 

*H       Lunch Prices for 2013-2014, as presented.

 

Current Lunch Prices                               Proposed Lunch Prices
HS/MS         $2.15                                     HS/MS           $2.20
Elementary   $1.95                                     Elementary    $2.00
Adult            $2.50                                    Adult              $2.55
2nd Lunch      $2.50                                    2nd Lunch       $2.55 
Extra Milk    $.35                                       Extra Milk      $.35

Current Breakfast Prices                        Proposed Breakfast Prices
HS/MS             $1.25                                HS/MS              $1.30
Elementary      $1.25                                 Elementary       $1.30
Adult                $1.60                                Adult                 $1.60
Extra Milk         $.35                                  Extra Milk         $.35

 

XIII.    Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to adopt the agenda including items listed on the consent agenda.  Ms. Garrison seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.

 

XIV.    Action Items:  All items were moved to the Consent Agenda.

 

XV.     District Reports ~ The High School, Middle School, Amazonia, Helena, John Glenn, Minnie Cline and Special Services provided their district reports.

 

XVI.    Future Items ~ District Retirement Reception is scheduled for May 1, 2013 at 3:30 PM at the Middle School.

 

X.        Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.  TIME: 8:47 PM.

 

 

 

 

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Kelly Houston, Board President                                             Janna Wuest, Board Secretary