December 10, 2013

Minutes of the Savannah R-III Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

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

December 10, 2013

 

 Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Kelly Houston called the work session meeting to order at 6:18 PM.

 

Members Present:  Kelly Houston, President; Jim Vega, Vice-President; Susan Garrison, Linda Kozminski (arrived at 6:57 pm), Jennifer Peterson, Dr. Ken Rosenauer, and Mark Schneeflock.

 

Members Absent: None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kenny Ragland, Aimee Addington, Roxanne Rooney, Zac Coughlin, Clint Howren, Troy Dunn, Ron Jackson, Laura Ussary, Kelly Warren, Clint Howren, Dr. Julia Schmitz and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  Mr. Houston mentioned the upcoming Board election.

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing items (I) Posting of the 2014-2015 School Calendar, (L)Savannah R-III Memorial Scholarship Request, (M) At Risk Report, and (N)Greenhouse Bids, to the consent agenda. 

 

V.        Wellness Report ~ Laura Ussary and Dr. Mattson updated the Board on the upcoming wellness requirements.

 

VI.       President Houston adjourned the work session meeting at 7:06 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

I.          Call to Order ~ President Houston called the open session meeting to order at 7:12 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

Members Present:  Kelly Houston, President; Jim Vega, Vice-President; Susan Garrison, Linda Kozminski, Jennifer Peterson, Dr. Ken Rosenauer, and Mark Schneeflock.

 

Members Absent: None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kenny Ragland, Aimee Addington, Roxanne Rooney, Kelly Warren, Steve Waigand, Zac Coughlin, Clint Howren, Ron Jackson, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Peter Hinkle, Connie and Danny Huffman, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.       Welcome and Communication from Visitors ~ None

 

III.       Staff/Student Recognitions:  None this month   

 

IV.       Ms. Garrison made the motion to place items (I) Posting of the 2014-2015 School Calendar, (L) Savannah R-III Memorial Scholarship Request, (M) At Risk Report, and (N) Greenhouse Bids on the consent agenda.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

V.        Mr. Schneeflock 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.

 

A.        Approval of the November 12, 2013 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  November 2013 ~ $1,369,136.81; December 2013 ~$285889.44.

 

C.         Personnel ~ The Board accepted the personnel list, as presented.

                        Hire:

Brenda Kempa                     Food Service             Amazonia                  12/10/13

Sheri Yuille                           Para                            ECSE/MC                  12/10/13

Rebecca Prussman              Para                            MC                              12/10/13

Jamie Wright                       Custodian                  MS                              12/10/13

 

Extra Duty:

Jammi Daise                                    Bldg. Tech                 JG                              12/10/13

 

Retirement:

John Parker                          Custodian                  MS                              01/03/14

 

Resignation:

Deb Couldry                         Head VB                    HS                               12/10/13

 

Substitute:

Mindy Buschbom

Charles Myrick

Theresa Anderson

Andrew Hoffman

Valinda Robertson

Max Nelson

Shelbi Scott

Lee McFadden

 

D.        The Board adopted the following revised policies:

 

            BBBA – Board Member Qualifications

BBB-AF2 – School Board Elections

BBB-AF4 – School Board Elections

JHG – Reporting & Investigating Child Abuse/Neglect

 

*I.       The Board approved the posting of the 2014-2015 school calendar, as presented. 

 

*L.      The Board approved the Savannah R-III Memorial Scholarship Request, as presented.

 

*M.     The Board approved the At Risk Report, as presented. 

 

*N.      The Board approved Lonnie Taylor as the Greenhouse Bid winner with a bid of $3,300. 

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

E.         General Journal ~ $ 2,664,658.97.  Ms. Kozminski made the motion to approve the general journal.   Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.

F.         Ms. Kozminski made the motion to approve the annual audit, as presented. Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

G.        Mr. Vega made the motion to approve the 9 – 12 Academic Progress Report. Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

H.        Ms. Garrison made the motion to approve the proposal of the High School Social Studies Curriculum Offering.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion. Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

J.         Mr. Vega made the motion to approve the energy savings report from Schneider Electric.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

K.        Ms. Kozminski made the motion to award Claire Wolken for the Belcher Award.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6 – 0 vote. (Mr. Schneeflock left at 8:08)

 

VII.     District Reports ~ The High School, Middle School, Elementary Schools and Special Services presented their monthly district reports. 

 

            The Board discussed setting criteria for the Student Advisor Program at the January Board Meeting.

 

Closed Session Minutes

  

I.          Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees by a public governmental body when personal information about the employee is discussed or recorded, which are protected from disclosure by law; per section referenced under Section 610.21, Subsection 3, 13 and 14 of the Revised Statues of Missouri and that the minutes and any vote that may occur pertaining to be made part of the executive session record and be maintained as such.  Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Kozminski – aye, Ms. Peterson - aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, and Mr. Vega – aye. 6 – 0 vote.

II.        President Kelly Houston called the closed session meeting to order at 8:06 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Mark Schneeflock (left at 8:08 PM)

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent, Aimee Addington, Kelly Warren, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Zac Coughlin, Clint Howren, Roxanne Rooney, Steve Waigand, and Janna Wuest, Secretary. 

 

III.      Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn back to the open session.  Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion. Mr. Houston – aye; Ms. Garrison – aye; Ms. Kozminski – aye; Ms. Peterson – aye;  Mr. Rosenauer – aye; and Mr. Vega – aye.   Motion passed with a vote: 6 – 0.  TIME:  8:25 PM.

 

VIII.    Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Ms. Garrison seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.  TIME:  8:28 PM.

 

 

 

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Kelly Houston, Board President                               Janna Wuest, Board Secretary