July 9, 2013

Minutes of the Savannah R-III Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:15 PM ~ Closed Session 6:30 PM ~ Work Session 6:40 PM ~ Open Meeting 7:00 PM

July 9, 2013

 

Closed Session Minutes

 

I.          President Kelly Houston called the closed session meeting to order at 6:30 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Jennifer Peterson

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent, Zac Coughlin, Ron Jackson and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters; hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees; and preparation, including any discussions or work product, 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.   Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Kozminski - aye, Mr. Schneeflock – aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, and Mr. Vega – aye.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.

III.       Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene work session.  Dr. Rosenauer seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Kozminski - aye, Mr. Schneeflock – aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, and Mr. Vega – aye.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.  TIME:  6:42 PM

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Kelly Houston called the work session meeting to order at 6:42 PM.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  None

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing items E (Post Revised Board Policies), F (Post New Board Policy), G (Milk/Bread Bids), H ( Propane/Diesel Bids), I (2013-2014 Tuition Rates), J (High School Registration Fee), K (Meal Money for State Qualifiers) and L (Post Gifted Handbook) to the consent agenda.

 

V.        President Houston adjourned the work session meeting at 6:57 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

  

I.          Call to Order ~ President Houston called the meeting to order at 7:02 PM.

 

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

           

Board Members Absent:  Jennifer Peterson

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Julia Schmitz, Kenny Ragland, Ron Jackson, Zac Coughlin, Stephanie Merritt and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.       Welcome and Communication from Visitors ~ None

 

III.      Consent Agenda ~ Mr. Vega made a motion to move items E, F, G, H, I, J, K and L to the consent agenda.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6 - 0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of the June 25, 2013 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  June 12 - $-164,746.02; June 13- $-165,579.22; June 27 - $-789,237.11; June 30 - $-$504,958.28, July 3 - $-$27,993.34 and July 9 - $-244,856.84, as presented

 

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

Hired:

Dennis Burge              Custodian                    Minnie Cline               July 1, 2013

Lottie Tannehill           Head Cook                  Helena                       August 19, 2013

Shannon Steeby          3 Hour Cook               Helena                       August 19, 2013

Carl Stafford               CA                              High School               August 15, 2013

Shirlee Kiner               P/T Elementary Art                                        August 19, 2013

 

Resignation:

Jonnie Kemerling        Communication Arts   High School                 July 9, 2013

Brian Van Horn          PE/Health                    High School                July 9, 2013

 

Substitute:

Sheri Yuille

           

*E.      Posted the Revised Board Policies as presented.

GCA – Professional Staff Positions

GCBC- Professional Staff Fringe Benefits

GDBC – Support Staff Fringe Benefits

 

*F.       Posted the New Board Policy as presented.

            GDA - Professional Staff Positions

 

*G.      The Board approved Hiland Dairy as the milk provider for the 2013-2014 school year.

Milk Bid ~ Hiland Dairy Foods/Roberts Dairy Company (only bid received).

8 oz. 1% milk                .2550

9 oz. Choc Skim            .2590

8 oz. Straw Skim           .2590     

 

5# Cottage Cheese      8.25    

5# Yogurt                    5.75

6 oz. Yogurt                  .54

 

The Board approved the recommendation that single sale milk be raised from $.35 to $.40 for the 2013-2014 school year.

 

The Board approved Leupold Farm’s as the bread provider.  Leopold will be delivering fresh produce at the same time with no fuel surcharge, saving time. 

                        Bread Bid ~ Bimbo Bakeries USA – Kansas City, MO

(1 drop to the High School only)

White Whole Grain Sandwich Bread 24 oz.  $1.60

White Whole Grain Hamburger Bun 12 ct.      2.00

White Whole Grain Hot dog Bun 16 ct.           2.00

(Bimbo will make 1 drop, leaving the delivery to the remainder of schools to me, adding more time and money to original cost.)

 

Leupold Farm’s

(Will deliver to all 6 schools)

(They will be providing produce to our schools)

Whole Grain Sliced Sandwich approx. 24 oz.            $1.85

Whole Grain Hamburger Buns 4” Dozen         2.30

Whole Grain Hotdog Buns 16 ct.                     2.30

 

*H.      The Board approved Ferrell gas fixed propane bid for the 2013-14 school year.

 

Propane Quotations              2013-2014                   2012-2013      

                                                                        Fixed                           Fixed                                      

MFA Oil Company               $ 1.24                          $ 1.199                                               

Ferrell gas                              $ 1.198                        $ 1.194           

Platte City/Savannah, MO                                                                                         

United Cooperatives, Inc.     ---                                $ 1.540                                   

Plattsburg, MO

 

The Board approved the Andrew County Oil Company bid for diesel fuel for the 2013-14 school year.

Diesel                                      Diesel             

Diesel Fuel Bids                     2013-2014                             2012-2013      

                                                                        Escalating                                Escalating                   

 

MFA Oil Company                $3.2923                                  $3.034                                    

Break time in Savannah  

 

Andrew County Oil                $3.145                                     $2.9746                                 

Savannah, MO

 

*I.        The Board adopted the tuition rate of $3,750 for K – 6 students and $4,000 for 7 – 12 students for the 2013-2014 school year. No change from last year.

 

*J.       The Board approved the high school registration fee to increase from $30 to $35 for the 2013-2014 school year. 

*K.      The Board approved that students and coaches who qualify for State competitions no longer receive meal money allowances from District Funds. 

 

*L.      The Board approved to post the Gifted Handbook as referenced. 

 

IV.       Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Dr. Rosenauer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6 - 0 vote.

 

V.        Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

D.        General Journal ~ $4,895,653.54.   Ms. Kozminski made the motion to approve the general journal. Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6 - 0 vote.

VI.       District Reports ~ Board Strategic Priorities updated report, Elementary/Middle School, and High School Summer reports were presented, along with a parent survey.

 

VII.     Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.  TIME:  7:17 PM.

 

 

 

 

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Kelly Houston, Board President                                             Janna Wuest, Board Secretary