December 11, 2012

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:15 PM ~ Work Session 6:40 PM ~ Open Session 7:00 PM

December 11, 2012

 

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Debbie Smith called the work session meeting to order at 6:37 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Vance Vanderwerken, Zac Coughlin, Kelly Warren, Troy Dunn, Clint Howren, Antoinette Svuba, Senator Brad Lager, Tracy Skoglund, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  Senator Brad Lager spoke to the Board regarding Legislative issues.

            Dr. Brax reported on the minutes of the past two Technology Committee Meetings.  He also mentioned that State Representative Delus Johnson will visit with members of the Board on December 21st at noon.

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

VI.       The Board discussed placing items G (Bread Bids) and H (Board January Date Change) to the consent agenda.

 

V.        President Smith adjourned the work session meeting at 7:40 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Smith called the open session meeting to order at 7:52 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent:  None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Vance Vanderwerken, Zac Coughlin, Kelly Warren, Troy Dunn, Clint Howren, Antoinette Svuba, Tracy Skoglund, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  Antoinette Svuba, MSTA President, reported to the Board about some workshops she attended at the MSTA State Convention.

 

III.       Consent Agenda ~ Ms. Garrison made the motion to move item G and H to the consent agenda.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of minutes dated November 13, as presented.

 

B.         Approval of bills dated:   November 23 - $ 299,975.63, December 3 - $246,470.35, December 4 -$1,194,105.79, December 6 - $396,464.92, December 11 - $128,831.60.      

C.        Personnel ~ Retirement: Linda McCush - Amazonia Special Ed. Part-time – effective

January 1, 2013 and Margaret Bahler – John Glenn Reading Teacher – effective December 31, 2012. Resignation: Abbie Flynn - Minnie Cline Art – effective December 7, 2012. 

Resignations Extra Duty: Ross Svenson - 7th Grade Assistant Basketball Coach. 

Extra Duty Employment: Tori Olberding – 8th Grade Boys Assistant Basketball Coach

– Start date of November 5, 2012. 

Substitute Teacher Employment: Emona OrrTara LoweSimon BarbosaHolly Bryant,

Robert McCrackenBlair Ficklin, John Delp, John Schneider, Cheryl Johnson, Donald Hughes

and Prueksa Chittham-Bledsoe.

 

D.        The Board adopted of the following policies that were posted for the 30 day period.

 

DA          Fiscal Responsibility

                DN          Surplus District Property

                DN-AP   Surplus District Property

                IF            Curriculum Development 

                IGBD     At-Risk Students

                IGCE      District Sponsored Instruction Options

IGDJ       Interscholastic Athletics

IL            Assessment Program       

 

*G.      Bread Bids ~ The Board approved Graves Menu Maker’s bid for the districts bread service.

 

Bid


Product


Cost






Hostess


Wheat Bread


$ 0.98


This was the previous Hostess bid



Hamburger Buns - Wheat -8 Ct

$ 0.90








Hot Dog Buns - 12 Ct

$ 0.88






Hy-Vee


Wheat Bread


$ 1.80








Hamburger Buns - 12 Ct

$ 3.00








Hot Dog Buns - 12 Ct

$ 3.00








$10 Delivery Fee for every drop-off
location (6 locations)














Bimbo Bakeries

Wheat Bread


$ 1.24








Hamburger Buns - 12 Ct

$ 1.24








Hot Dog Buns - 12 Ct

$ 1.66








Only 1 (one) drop-off - No Delivery
to Every School















Graves Menu Maker

Wheat Bread


$ 1.50








Hamburger Buns - 12 Ct

$ 1.80








Hot Dog Buns - 12 Ct

$ 1.60






 

 

*H.      The Board moved the January 8th Board Meeting date to January 15.

IV.       Dr. Kozminski made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

V.        Action Items:  Requires Motion       

 

E.         General Journal ~ $ 3,408,463.83.  Dr. Kozminski made the motion to approve the general journal balance.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.

F.         Dr. Kozminski made the motion to approve the 2011-2012 Financial Audit.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

VI.       The Board candidate filing date started on December 11th at 8:00.  There are two positions open.

 

The High School, Middle School, Amazonia, Helena, John Glenn, Minnie Cline, Special Services and After School Child Care provided their district reports. 

 

VII.     Dr. Kozminski made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters, per sections referenced under Section 610.021, Subsections 1, 3, 9, 13 & 14 Revised Statues of Missouri and that the minutes and any vote that may occur pertaining to same be made part of the closed session record and be maintained as such.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye; Ms. Garrison – aye; Dr. Kozminski – aye; Ms. Peterson – aye; Dr. Rosenauer – aye; Mr. Vega – aye; Ms. Smith – aye.  Vote:  7 - 0.  TIME:  8:09 PM

 

VIII.    Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.  TIME: 9:23 PM.

 

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Debbie Smith, Board President                                              Janna Wuest, Board Secretary