June 11, 2013

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:00 PM ~ Closed Session 6:15 PM ~ Work Session 6:50 PM ~ Open Session 7:00 PM

June 11, 2013

 

Closed Session Minutes

 

I.          President Kelly Houston called the closed session meeting to order at 6:25 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Susan Garrison and Dr. Ken Rosenauer

 

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

 

II.        Mr. Vega 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, on behalf of a public governmental body or its representatives for negotiations with employee groups; and records which are protected from disclosure by law; per section referenced under Section 610.021, subsections 3, 9, 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. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Peterson – aye, Ms. Kozminski, Mr. Schneeflock and Mr. Vega – aye. Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote.

III.       Ms. Peterson made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene work session.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Peterson – aye, Ms. Kozminski, Mr. Schneeflock and Mr. Vega – aye.  Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote.  TIME:  6:36 PM

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Kelly Houston called the work session meeting to order at 6:38 PM.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  The Board discussed the tour they took to various school districts observing their new gyms and Performing Arts Theatres.

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing items E (Free and Reduced Lunches), G (Second Board Meeting Date), and H (Insurance Update) to the consent agenda.

 

V.        President Houston adjourned the work session meeting at 6:53 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

 

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

 

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

 

Members Absent: Susan Garrison and Dr. Ken Rosenauer

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Aimee Addington, Zac Coughlin, Ron Jackson, Troy Dunn, Barb Maag, Kathi Snyder, Kenny Ragland, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors: Savannah Reporter, Kenny Ragland, stated that he would be reporting on the Savannah Board Meetings from now on, switching places with Duane Thies.      

 

III.       Recognitions:   None

 

IV.       Consent Agenda ~ Mr. Schneeflock made a motion to move items E, G and H to the consent agenda.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5-0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of minutes dated May13, as presented.

 

B.         Approval of bills:  May -$1,386,154.21, May 31 ~ -$759,530.44, June 6 ~ -$42,582.58, June 11 ~                         -$281,698.38

C.        Personnel: Hire:  Amy Hallenberg      Sped                August 15, 2013

Jamie Heller                Para                 August 15, 2013

Retirement:    Evelyn Brennan          Custodian        June 21, 2013

Extra Duty:    Megan Beck                Dance Team    2013-14 School Year

Samantha Jackson       7th Volleyball   2013-14 School Year

Resignation:   Kristina Rudy             Para                 May 24, 2013

Eric Wheeler               Asst. Baseball 2013-14 School Year

Anita Carr                   Dance Team    2013-14 School Year

 

*E.      Free and Reduced Lunches, as presented. (See attached)

 

*G.      Second Board Meeting Date ~ A second Board meeting is needed primarily to adopt the 2013-2014 Budget.  It will be held on Tuesday, June 25 at 6:00 PM at the Central Office.

*H.      2013-2014 Insurance Update, as presented by Dr. Mattson.

V.        Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5-0 vote.

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

D.        General Journal ~ $ 6,362,374.73.   Ms. Kozminski made the motion to approve the general journal. Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

Lockbox ~ Scholarship Report ~ Wellness Training Report ~ See Lists Attached

Mr. Vega made the motion to approve the Lockbox, Scholarship Report and Wellness Training Report.   Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

F.         Food Service Report – Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to approve the Food Service Report given by Kathi Snyder, Food Director.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

VII.     District Reports ~ The High School and Middle School presented their June reports.

 

VIII.    Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote.  TIME:  7:27 PM.

 

 

 

 

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Kelly Houston, Board President                                             Janna Wuest, Board Secretary