October 14, 2014

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

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

Closed Session 6:50 PM ~ Open Session 7:00 PM

October 14, 2014

 

 

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the work session meeting to order at 6:32 PM.

 

Members Present:  Jim Vega, President; Dr. Ken Rosenauer, Vice-President; Dyann Duncan, and Susan Garrison, and Jennifer Peterson (came at 6:36pm)

 

Members Absent: Mark Schneeflock, Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Officer Cook, Steve Brosi, Leisa Blair, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Zac Coughlin, Troy Dunn, Kelly Warren, Roxanne Rooney, Steve Waigand, and Clint Howren(came at 6:39pm)

 

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 F (Adoption of Policy ~ JHCD), G (Adoption of Job Descriptions), H (Posting of Job Description), J (Parents as Teachers Report), K (Investment of Funds Report) to the consent agenda.  Removing (Posting of Policies) from this month’s agenda.

 

VI.       President Jim Vega adjourned the work session meeting at 6:48 PM.

 

 

 

First Closed Session Minutes

 

I.          Jennifer Peterson made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters; hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of employees; Individually identifiable personnel records, performance ratings or records pertaining to employees or applicants for employment; Scholastic probation, expulsion, or graduation of identifiable individuals, including records of individual test or examination scores; and records which are protected from disclosure by law; 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.   Dr. Ken Rosenauer 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.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

 

 

II.        President Jim Vega called the closed session meeting to order at 6:52 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Mark Schneeflock, Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Officer Cook (came at 7:00PM, left at 7:22PM), Police Chief Vincent (came at 7:00PM, left at 7:22PM), Zac Coughlin, High School Principal; Anthony Ryals (came at 7:00PM, left at 7: 18PM), and Mary Ryals (came at 7:00PM, left at 7:18PM)

 

III.       Dr. Ken Rosenauer 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, Dyann Duncan – aye, Susan Garrison – aye, Jennifer Peterson - aye.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  TIME: 7:25 PM

 

 

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Jim Vega called the open session meeting to order at 7:26 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Mark Schneeflock, Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Jacie, Shelby, and Christina Judd; Jason Ducan, Zac Coughlin, Kristi Larison, K’lea Steeby, Victoria Mueller, Aimmee Addington, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Nancy Hueser, Tammy Burns, Connie Morey, Helen Bruce, Linda Schmidt, Clint Howren, Steve Waigand, Kelly Warren, Officer Cook, Steve Brosi, Leisa Blair, Justin, Tiffany, and Sydnie Clark; Joe, Aspen, Brooklynne, and McKenna Meade; Josh, Dana, and Grace Barton; Travis, Heather and Kaity Boxley; Seth, Lori, and Gabe Boyer; Gary, Juli, and Camryn Higer.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  Jacie Judd, Minnie Cline Student, read a Motivational Writing that she wrote.

 

III.       Staff and Class Recognition: 

 

The Special Services Department nominated Linda Olson and Karla Burnett for Board recognition. Both Linda and Karla have gone well beyond the call of duty of a paraprofessional. 

 

Minnie Cline nominated the food service staff of Nancy Hueser, Tammy Burns, Connie Morey, Linda Schmidt, Karen Lundy, Helen Bruce, and Melissa Roberts for board recognition.  These ladies have made changes to the food service program to not only increase efficiency with our students, but our staff as well! 

 

Mrs. Musser’s 4th grade class at Helena conducted a book drive this fall.  They gave an overview to the Board on how they did this. 

 

IV.       Jennifer Peterson made the motion to place items F (Adoption of Policy ~ JHCD), G(Adoption of Job Descriptions), H (Posting of Job Description), J (Parents as Teachers Report), K (Investment of Funds Report) and to remove I (Posting of Policies) and adjust C (Personnel), on the consent agenda.  Dyann Duncan seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5-0 vote.

 

V.        Jennifer Peterson 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 September 9, 2014 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  September 2014 ~ $1,847,858.51.  October 2014 ~ $298,526.14.

*C.      Personnel List was accepted by the Board.

Hire:

Jason Boyer                             District Maintenance               10/6/2014

 

Salary Adjustment:

Salary increase for Assistant Maintenance Director to $32,500

 

Retirement:

Cindy Phillips                                                                         1/31/2015

Shirley Catlett                                                                         5/20/2015

 

Substitutes:

Gary Hurst

Spencer Ernst

Shelley Morgan

Anne Davies

 

SACC:

Kailey Harden

 

 D.       Red Ribbon Week Proclamation: October 23-31, 2014.  Proclamations were signed by the Board of Education and will be sent to each building in the district.

*F.      The Board accepted the Adoption of Policy JHCD – Administration of Medications to Students as presented. 

*G.      The Board accepted the Adoption the Job Descriptions as presented. 

                Assistant Superintendent

Technology Director

            Assistant Technology Director

 

*H.     The Board accepted the Posting the Accounts Payable Job Description as presented. 

*J.      The Board accepted the Parents as Teachers Report as presented. 

*K.      The Board accepted the Investment of Funds Report as presented. 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

E.         General Journal ~ $4,426,385.20.  Susan Garrison made the motion to approve the general journal.  Jennifer Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

L.         Susan Garrison made the motion to accept the School Improvement Plan Reports, High School~ presented by Zac Coughlin and Middle School ~ presented by Leisa Blair, Clint Howren, Kristi Larison, K’lea Steeby, and Victoria Mueller, as presented.  Dr. Ken Rosenauer seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

M.       Dyann Duncan made the motion to accept the Missouri State Performance Plan (SPP) for Special Education Report as presented.  Jennifer Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

VII.     District Reports were presented.

            2014 MSBA Annual Conference Report

            Strategic Planning Meeting Reminder

MSBA Fall Regional Meeting Reminder

High School

            Middle School

            Athletics/Activities

            Amazonia

            Helena

            John Glenn

            Minnie Cline

            Special Services and Therapists

Second Closed Session Minutes

 

I.          Susan Garrison made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion ofScholastic probation, expulsion, or graduation of identifiable individuals, including records of individual test or examination scores; and records which are protected from disclosure by law; per section referenced under Section 610.021, subsections 6 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.   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.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

 

II.        President Jim Vega called the closed session meeting to order at 8:40 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Mark Schneeflock, Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Zac Coughlin, High School Principal

 

III.       Dyann Duncan made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene open session.  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.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  TIME: 9:24PM

 

IV.       Dr. Ken Rosenaur made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Susan Garrison seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  TIME: 9:24PM.

 

 

 

 

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Jim Vega, Board President                                                            Kate Drew, Board Secretary