July 8, 2014

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

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

Work Session 6:45 PM ~ Open Session 7:00 PM

July 8, 2014

 

 

Closed Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the closed session meeting to order at 6:31 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Dyann Duncan and Jennifer Peterson

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary, Zac Coughlin, Ron Jackson, Leisa Blair, and Troy Dunn

 

II.        Mark Schneeflock made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters; hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees; records which are protected from disclosure by law; and scholastic probation, expulsion, or graduation of identifiable individuals, including records of individual test or examination scores; per section referenced under Section 610.021, subsections 3, 6, 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.   Linda Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Jim Vega - aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, Susan Garrison – aye, Linda Kozminski - aye, Mark Schneeflock - aye.  Motion carried with a  5-0 vote.

 

III.       Linda Kozminski made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene work session.  Susan Garrison seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Jim Vega - aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, Susan Garrison – aye, Linda Kozminski - aye, Mark Schneeflock - aye.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  TIME: 6:42 PM

 

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the work session meeting to order at 6:42 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Dyann Duncan and Jennifer Peterson

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary, Zac Coughlin, Ron Jackson, Troy Dunn, Clint Howren, Aimee Addington and Leisa Blair

 

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 (Post Revised Board Policies), F (Ballgame Worker’s Pay), G (Propane Bids and Diesel Bids), I (2014-15 Tuition Rates), J (Tax Levy Hearing Date and Time), K (Annual Board Tour of Facilities Date, Time, and Schedule), L (Adopt BBFA) to the consent agenda.

 

VI.       President Jim Vega adjourned the work session meeting at 7:00 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the open session meeting to order at 7:04 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Dyann Duncan and Jennifer Peterson

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary, Zac Coughlin, Ron Jackson, Leisa Blair, Clint Howren, Troy Dunn and Aimee Addington.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None

 

III.       Linda Kozminski made the motion to place items (Post Revised Board Policies), F(Ballgame Worker’s Pay), G (Propane Bids and Diesel Bids), I (2014-15 Tuition Rates), J (Tax Levy Hearing Date and Time), K (Annual Board Tour of Facilities Date, Time, and Schedule), L (Adopt BBFA) on the consent agenda.  Mark Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5-0 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 5-0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of the June 10, 2014 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  June 2014 ~ $2,282,773.85.  July 2014 ~ $158,028.61.

C.         Personnel List was accepted by the Board.

Hire:

Stacy Goode                          Amazonia Paraprofessional                       8-14-1014

Ashley Payton                      Amazonia Grade 2                                       8-14-2014

Courtnay Menard                Amazonia Grade 3                                       8-14-2014

Mary Ann Eisminger          High School Spanish                                   8-14-2014

Derek Yost                            Middle School Communication Arts       8-14-2014

Hannah Almanza                Part-time Custodial Amazonia                 6-16-2014

Travis Shadrack                   Paint Crew                                                    6-11-2014

Cramista Volz                       High School Speech/Theater                    8-14-2014

 

 

 

 

Resignation:

Lisa Miller                            Middle School Communication Arts       6-17-2014

Kenneth Hamilton              Amazonia 3rd Grade                                                6-25-2014

Carl Stafford                         High School Communication Arts/Speech        6-27-2014

 

Extra Duty:

Hire:

John Clevenger                    Assistant Baseball                                       8-14-2014

Jeremy Weston                    High School Assistant Football                7-8-2014

 

Resignation:

Kelsey Butler                                    High School Softball Assistant                 6-16-2014

 

*E.      The Board approved the posting 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)

 

 

*F.      The Board approved the Ballgame Workers’ Pay as presented. 

                                                            High School

 

Current Rates

Proposed Rates

 

 

 

Varsity Football

$35 per game

$40 per game

Football Homecoming

$45 per game

$50 per game

Fresh/JV Football

$25 per game

$30 per game

Wrestling

$15 per game

$20 per game

Basketball

$15 per game

$20 per game

Volleyball

$15 per game

$20 per game

Softball

$15 per game

$20 per game

Tournament

$25 per game

$25 per game

Hospitality

$15 per game

$20 per game

 

                                                            Middle School

 

Current Rates

Proposed Rates

 

 

 

Football

$15 per game

$20 per game

Volleyball

$15 per game

$20 per game

Basketball

$15 per game

$20 per game

 

 

*G.      The Board approved the Propane Bid and Diesel Bid as presented. 

Diesel Fuel Bids               2014-2015

                                                Escalating                 

 

MFA Oil Company           $3.2740                                            

Breaktime in Savannah

 

Andrew County Oil         $3.1797

Savannah, MO

 

Propane Quotations       2014-2015

                                                Fixed 

                       

MFA Oil Company           1.499                                    

                                                                       

Ferrellgas                           1.53                                                                

Platte City/Savannah, MO

 

*I.       The Board approved the 2014-2015 Tuition Rates as presented. 

2014-15 Tuition Rates

K – 6   $3,750

7 – 12  $4,000

*J.      The Board approved the Tax Levy Hearing Date and Time as presented, August 12, 2014 at 6:30PM. 

*K.      The Board approved the Annual Board Tour of Facilities Date, Wednesday, August 132014; Time, 8:00AM; and Schedule as presented. 

*L.      The Board approved the Adoption of Policy BBFA – Board Member Conflict of Interest and Financial Disclosure as presented. 

V.        Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

D.        General Journal ~ $5,175,705.93.  Linda Kozminski made the motion to approve the general journal.  Mark Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

H.        Susan Garrison made the motion to accept the Final 2013-14 Budget as presented.  Linda Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

                        Actual                                                                        Budget

Revenue        $21,090,715                           Revenue        $20,757,462

Expenses        $20,810,663                         Expenses        $21,166,565

                             $280,052                                                     ($409,103)

 

 

VI.     District Reports were presented.

            High School K-12 Online Curriculum Report and Missouri Options Report presented by Zac Coughlin, High School Principal and Ron Jackson, High School Assistant Principal

            Elementary/Middle School Summer School Report – Parent Survey presented by Troy Dunn, Minnie Cline Principal

            Update of the Board Strategic Priorities presented by Dr. Brax, Superintendent

 

VII.     Linda Kozminski made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mark Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  TIME: 7:41 PM.

 

 

 

 

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Jim Vega, Board President                                                            Kate Drew, Board Secretary