August 12, 2014

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:15 PM ~  Work Session 6:45 PM ~ 

Open Session 7:00 PM

August 12, 2014

 

 

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the work session meeting to order at 6:37 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Kenny Ragland, Zac Coughlin, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Ron Jackson, Aimee Addington, Linda Gillispie, Kelly Warren, Michelle Silkett, and Taylor Sinclair.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  None

 

III.       The Board viewed the MSBA Monthly Video.

 

IV.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

V.        The Board discussed moving item (Adopt Revised Board Policies), G (Post Revised Board Policies), H (Solid Waste Removal Bid), I (Job Descriptions) to the consent agenda.

 

VI.       The Board had a discussion of Strategic Goal Setting

 

VII.     President Vega adjourned the work session meeting at 6:56PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Vega called the open session meeting to order at 7:01PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent:  None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Kenny Ragland, Zac Coughlin, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Ron Jackson, Aimee Addington, Linda Gillispie, Kelly Warren, Michelle Silkett, and Taylor Sinclair.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None

 

III.       Staff Recognition – Dr. Julia  Schmitz, Becki Booth, April Acklin, Amanda Boyer, and Traci Westfall were recognized for their work on the Transition Self-Study 2014.

 

IV.       Mark Schneeflock made the motion to place items, F, G, H, I, on the consent agenda. Linda Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7-0 vote.

 

V.        Mark Schneeflock made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Linda Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6-0 vote, Susan Garrison abstained from the vote.

 

A.        Approval of the July 8, 2014 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  July 2014 ~ $382,275.70.  August 2014 ~ $187,205.29.

C.         Personnel List and Substitute List were accepted by the Board.

                        Hire:

Kristina Hirter                     3 HR Food Service H          August 12, 2014

Leigh Ann Dunn                  Para MC                                 August 14, 2014

 

Resignation:

Cindy Jess                             SACC John Glenn                July 2, 2014

Kay Faires                             SACC Director                      July 2, 2014

Ronnie Oliver                       Maintenance                         August 12, 2014                              

 

Extra Duty:

Wyle   Williams                    8th Girls BB                           August 12, 2014

Ken Brockett                        7th Boys BB                           August 12, 2014

Ashley Payton                      Asst. Softball                         August 12, 2014

Ashli Lawrence                    BB Cheerleading                   August 12, 2014

Tanner Collins                     Asst. Football                         August 12, 2014

 

SACC:


Barsch, Elizabeth

Bell, Becky

Burge, Mary Ann

Burnett, Karla

Caton, Dawn

Coats, Debbie

DeLapp, Beth

Duncan, Denise

Enriquez, Janet

Erich, Adrianne

Field, Anfisa

Garrison, Elizabeth

Grissom, Patricia

Kempa, Branda

Lance, Donita

Mayer, Shay

Morey, Connie

Nolen, Jill

Olson, Linda

Peek, Jessica

Petro, Jena

Phillips, Meredith

Pieters, Theresa

Schmidt, Linda

Way, Carma

Weibe, Micky

Combs, Megan

Hallenberg, Amy


 

D.        Names of Coordinators for the 2014-2015 School year were accepted by the Board.

            ELL Program Director – Dr. Julia Schmitz

            Director of Programs for Homeless Students – Dr. Tim Mattson

            Director of Programs for Migrant Students –

                        Minnie Cline: Mr. Troy Dunn

                        John Glenn: Ms. Kelly Warren

                        Helena: Ms. Roxanne Rooney

                        Amazonia: Ms. Aimee Addington

                        Middle School:  Ms. Leisa Blair

                        High School: Mr. Zac Coughlin

 

*F.      The Board approved to adopted the revised Board Policies as presented.   

            AC      (Prohibition against Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation)

            ADF   (District Wellness Program)

            AH     (Use of Tobacco Products and Imitation Tobacco Products) 

            BDA   (Board Meetings)

            BDC   (Closed Meetings, Records and Votes) 

            BDDF (Voting Method)

 

*G.      The Board accepted the posting of the revised Board Policies as presented.   

            CBG               (Evaluation of the Superintendent)

            CFB                (Evaluation of Principals)

            GCN               (Evaluation of Professional Staff)

            GBBDA         (Family and Medical Leave Act)

            GBCC                        (Staff Use of Communication Devices)

            GBLB            (References)

 

*H.     The Board accepted the Solid Waste Removal Bid from Deffenbaugh Ind.  as presented. 

Solid Waste Removal Bid Bids (*Prices per month)

2014-2015               2015-2016               2016-2017

 

Bright Disposal – Informed us they would not bid      

 

Deffenbaugh Ind.            $1394.30*                $1532.78*              $1610.00*

With recycling

 

RSP Inc.                               $2190.00*               $2190.00*              $2190.00*

With 20% rebate for recyclables

 

*I.       The Board accepted the posting of the Job Descriptions as presented. 

Superintendent

                        Principal

                        Assistant Principal

                        Accountant/Treasurer

                        Special Service Director

                        Athletic/Activities Director

                        A+ Coordinator

                        Teacher

                        Paraprofessional

                        Building Secretary

                        Maintenance/Facilities Director

                        Maintenance

                        Custodian

                        Food Service Director

                        Food Service Manager

                        Cafeteria Worker

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

E.         General Journal ~ $553,639.40.  Susan Garrison made the motion to approve the general journal.  Linda Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7-0 vote.  The 2014-2015 Budget Document was distributed to the Board.

J.         Susan Garrison made the motion to accept the Teacher Evaluation Requirements as presented.  Mark Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7-0 vote.

VI.     District Reports were presented.

            Head to Toe Therapy Camp presented by Dr. Julia Schmitz

            High School Dance Report

            Middle School Principal Report

            Teacher Welcome Back Guest Speaker Dr. Neila Connors

 

VII.     Linda Kozminski made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mark Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7-0 vote.  TIME:  7:49PM.

 

 

 

 

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Jim Vega, Board President                                                            Kate Drew, Board Secretary