January 13, 2015

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:15 PM ~ Work Session 6:30 PM ~

Open Session 7:00 PM ~ Closed Session following

January 13, 2015

 

 

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the work session meeting to order at 6:29 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary, Dr. Schmitz, Kenny Ragland, Bruce Humphrey, Sarah Portenier, Zac Coughlin, Kathi Snyder, Aimee Addington, Connie Huffman, Danny Huffman, Steve Waigand (came at 6:32), Leisa Blair (came at 6:34pm), Clint Howren (came at 6:42pm), Troy Dunn (came at 6:45pm), Mike Yuille (came at 6:48pm)

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  Bruce Humphrey answered questions of the Board regarding the 3D Coaching Program. Mike Yuille spoke to the Board regarding his experience and support of the 3D Coaching Program.  Kathi Snyder answered questions from the Board regarding the Food Service Report.

III.       The Board viewed the MSBA Monthly Video.

 

IV.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

V.        The Board discussed moving items

 

(Posting of the 2015-2016 School Calendar),

(3D Coaching Proposal),

(Middle School Cross Country),

(Beverage Service),

(Food Service Report),

(Posting of Revised Board Policies:

EF (Food Services Management),

EFB (Free and Reduced Prices),

FEB (Selection of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services),

(Adoption of Revised Board Policies:

IL (Assessment Program),

IGAC (Teaching about Religion),

IND (Ceremonies and Observances),

ADF (District Wellness Program),

BBB (School Board Elections),

to the consent agenda.

 

VI.       President Vega adjourned the work session meeting at 6:59 PM.

 

 

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Vega called the open session meeting to order at 7:03 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Zac Coughlin, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Leisa Blair, Clint Howren, Troy Dunn, Steve Waigand, Aimee Addington, Melissa Lawrence, Connie Huffman, Danny Huffman, Kenny Ragland

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None

 

III.       Mark Schneeflock made the motion to place

 

(Posting of the 2015-2016 School Calendar),

(3D Coaching Proposal),

(Middle School Cross Country),

(Beverage Service),

(Food Service Report),

(Posting of Revised Board Policies:

EF (Food Services Management),

EFB (Free and Reduced Prices),

FEB (Selection of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services),

(Adoption of Revised Board Policies:

IL (Assessment Program),

IGAC (Teaching about Religion),

IND (Ceremonies and Observances),

ADF (District Wellness Program),

BBB (School Board Elections) items, on the consent agenda.  Susan Garrison

seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6-0 vote.

 

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

 

A.        Approval of the December 9, 2014 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  December 2014 ~ $646,015.48.                                        January 2015 ~ $165,779.09.

C.         School Board Recognition – Plaques were given to the Board of Education,                                                     Cards and signs were brought in for the Board of Education by the students.

D.        Personnel List was accepted by the Board.

                                  

Hire:

Valerie Meyer                        HS Nurse                                           1/26/2015

Sarah Portenier         HS Assistant Principal                       2015-16 School Year

Sherry Ueligger          AM Custodian                                                1/13/15

 

Resignations:

 

Tom Morey                 Custodian                                           12/18/2014

Sandy Moore              MC Nurse                                           1/29/15

April Acklin                 HS Special Ed Teac her                    End of 2014-15 School Year

 

Retirements:

 

Phyllis Cole                 HS Special Ed Teacher                     End of 2014-15 School Year

Karen Vulgamott       Elem Music Teacher                         End of 2014-15 School Year

Mark Hartong                        HS Teacher                                        End of 2014-15 School Year

Theresa Pieters          AM Title Math                                                End of 2014-15 School Year

Kelly Woody               AM 1st Grade Teacher                                    End of 2014-15 School Year

Randi Reavis             Secretary HS                                      End of 2014-15 School Year

 

Substitutes:

Kirsten Applegate

*F.      The Board accepted the Posting of the 2015-2016 School Calendar as presented.  The Calendar will be found on the District Website for the next 30 days.

*G.      The Board accepted the 3D Coaching Proposal as presented. 

All coaches would receive initial training in August.  A follow-up training would take place on a Professional Development day in the winter.  In addition they would complete the modules throughout the school year.

In subsequent years new coaches will receive training in August and complete the different modules throughout the year.  Veteran coaches will have opportunities to expand their knowledge and skills through collaborative meetings and by mentoring new coaches.

The cost for this would be $50 per coach and $500 for each professional development day.  There are 38 different coaches employed in the district.

$50 x 38 =         $1,900

Two PD days = $1,000

Total =              $2,900

*H.     The Board accepted the addition of Boys and Girls Middle School Cross Country as a Fall Sports at the Middle School as presented. 

 

Expenses:

Travel Costs – Bussing

Coaching – MS Fall Coach (salary: $1,670)

T-Shirts – Kids will buy shirts for uniforms (just like track) and we would cover expense for any kids who are unable to purchase a shirt.

*I.       The Board accepted Coca-Cola as the new beverage service.

Our contract with Pepsi expired at the end of October.  Proposals were requested from Pepsi and Coca-Cola.  Proposed a 60 month exclusive contract for vending machines and concession drinks.

Coke

Pepsi

Full-Service (they fill the machines)

Self-Service (we fill the machines)

Most vending prices will be $1.00

Vending prices will be $1.25 or more

Separate Accounts for each machine

We must figure the different accounts

Commission/Rebates are $11,260

Commission/Rebates $9,450

Keep or add more machines

Reduce low volume machines

 

*J.       The Board accepted the Food Service Report as presented. 

*K.      The Board accepted the posting the revised Board Policies ~

            EF      (Food Services Management)

            EFB   (Free and Reduced Prices )

            FEB   (Selection of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Surveying Services) 

 

as presented. 

*L.      The Board accepted the adoption of the revised Board Policies ~

            IL        (Assessment Program)

            IGAC  (Teaching about Religion)

            IND    (Ceremonies and Observances) 

            ADF   (District Wellness Program)

            BBB   (School Board Elections)

 

            as presented.            

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

E.         General Journal ~ $6,367,232.26.  Susan Garrison made the motion to approve the general journal.  Mark Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6-0 vote.

VI.     District Reports were presented.

High School

            Middle School ~ Quarterly Data

            Athletic/Activities

            Amazonia

            Helena

            John Glenn

            Minnie Cline

            Special Services ~ Therapists

VII.                 President Vega adjourned the open session meeting at 7:06 PM.

 

 

Closed Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the closed session meeting to order at 7:06 PM.

 

Members Present:  Jim Vega, President; Dr. Ken Rosenauer, Vice-President; Dyann Duncan, Susan Garrison (left at 7:55pm), Jennifer Peterson and Mark Schneeflock

 

Members Absent: Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent (came at 8:05 PM); Kate Drew, Board Secretary

 

II.        Susan Garrison made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters; hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees by a public governmental body when personal information about the employee is discussed or recorded; Individually identifiable personnel records, performance ratings or records pertaining to employees or applicants for employment; and Records which are protected from disclosure by law; per section referenced under Section 610.21, Subsection 3, 13, 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.  Jennifer Peterson seconded the motion. Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Jim Vega - aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, Dyann Duncan – aye, Susan Garrison – aye, Jennifer Peterson - aye, Mark Schneeflock - aye.  Motion carried with a 6-0 vote.

 

 

III.       Jennifer Peterson made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene open session.  Dyann Duncan seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Jim Vega - aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, Dyann Duncan – aye, Susan Garrison – aye, Jennifer Peterson - aye, Mark Schneeflock - aye.  Motion carried with a 6-0 vote.  TIME:  8:24 PM

 

 

IV.       Dr. Ken Rosenauer made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mark Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6-0 vote.  TIME: 8:24 PM.

 

 

 

 

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Jim Vega, Board President                                                  Kate Drew, Board Secretary