February 10, 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

February 10, 2015

 

 

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, Susan Garrison, and Linda Kozminski

 

Members Absent: Jennifer Peterson and Mark Schneeflock

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kate Drew, Board Secretary; Zac Coughlin; Stancy Bond, Molly Bond, Wendy Beauford, Kelly Morris, Steve Waigand, Troy Dunn, Clint Howren, Dr. Julia Schmitz (came at 6:35pm), Leisa Blair (came at 6:37pm), Laura Shelton (came at 6:40pm), Sharon Evans (came at 6:48pm), Crystal, Sierra, and Sydney McClain (came at 6:51pm), Kelly Warren (came at 6:51pm), Michelle Nolan (came at 6:53pm), Jammi Daise (came at 6:53pm), Karri Anderson (came at 6:53pm), Jeff Ellison (came at 6:53pm), and Stephanie Merritt (came at 6:54pm)

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  None

 

III.       Minnie Cline PTO members Stancy Bond, President; Wendy Beauford; Kelly Morris, Treasurer spoke to the Board regarding the Minnie Cline Playground Upgrade Plans.

 

IV.        The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

V.        The Board discussed moving items (2015-2016 Meal Prices), I (Middle School Handbook Posting), L (2015-2016 School Calendar), M (Adoption of Revised District Policies: EF (Food Services Management); EFB (Free and Reduce Price Food Services); FEB (Selection of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Survey Services)and N (Posting of Revised District Policy: INC (Speakers at District Events) to the consent agenda.

 

VI.       President Vega adjourned the work session meeting at 7:02 PM.

 

 

 

 

_____________________________                     ___________________________

Dr. Ken Rosenauer, Board Vice-President                     Kate Drew, Board Secretary



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

February 10, 2015

 

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Vega called the open session meeting to order at 7:07 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Jennifer Peterson and Mark Schneeflock

 

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, Kelly Warren, Stephanie Merritt, Jeff Ellison, Sharon Evans, Laura Shelton, Michelle Nolan, Jammi Daise, Karri Anderson, Crystal, Sierra, and Sydney McClain, Roxanne Rooney (came at 7:16pm), and Aimee Addington (came at 7:41pm)

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None

 

III.       Staff Recognition:  Minnie Cline Elementary School and Parents nominated Bonnie Acklin and Allison Schweizer for Board recognition. 

 

IV.       Susan Garrison made the motion to place (2015-2016 Meal Prices), I (Middle School Handbook Posting), L (2015-2016 School Calendar), M (Adoption of Revised District Policies: EF (Food Services Management); EFB (Free and Reduce Price Food Services); FEB (Selection of Architectural, Engineering, and Land Survey Services)and (Posting of Revised District Policy: INC (Speakers at District Events) items, on the consent agenda.  Linda Kozminski seconded the motion. Motion passed with a 5-0 vote.

 

V.        Linda Kozminski 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 January 13, 2015 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  January 2015 ~ $5,110,457.93; February 2015~ $347,792.63.

C.         Personnel List was accepted by the Board.

                                Hire:

Courtney Denne                  Para MS                                 2/3/2015

Travis Shadrach                   Para JG                                  1/26/2015

Missy Schwader                   MC Nurse                              2/10/2015

Blair Marshall                      MS Sped Teacher                 Start of 2015-2016 School Year

 

Resignations:

June Clark                            MS Sped Teacher                 End of 2015 School Year   

Jennifer Hinrikus               MS Para                                 2/5/2015

                        Kristine Parker                    MC 3rd Grade Teacher       End of 2015 School Year

 

Retirements:

Janet Miller                          MS Sped Teacher                 End of 2015 School Year

 

Extra Duty:

Daniel Barnes                      Boy’s Golf                              2/10/2015

 

Extra Duty Resignation:

Melissa Ross                         Academic Team Coach       2014-2015 Season

 

Substitutes:

Brandon Snider

 

D.        Request to Create New Position:  Special Education Paraprofessional at John Glenn for

the remaining 2014-2015 School Year.

 

E.         The Board nominated Dr. Ken Rosenauer for a two-year term on the MSBA Board of Directors.

 

*H.     The Board accepted the 2015-2016 Meal Prices as presented.

2015-2016 Meal Prices

Current Lunch            Proposed Lunch

Elementary               $2.10                          $2.20

High/Middle                       $2.30                          $2.40

Adult Lunch             $2.65                          $2.75

 

Current Breakfast     Proposed Breakfast

All Schools                $1.50                          $1.60

Adult Breakfast        $1.70                          $1.80

 

Current Milk Prices   Proposed Milk

Milk                            $.50                            $.55

 

*I.       The Board accepted the Posting of the 2015-2016 Middle School Handbook as presented.

*L.      The Board accepted the adoption of the 2015-2016 School Calendar as presented. 

The calendar was modified.  The first two make-up days for snow was changed to Martin Luther King Day, January 18, and the second make-up day to Presidents’ Day, February 15. 

1st snow day               January 18

2nd snow day             February 15

3rd snow day              May 23

4th snow day              May 24

5th snow day              May 25

6th snow day              May 26

7th/8th snow day       May 27

9th/10th snow day     May 31

11th /12th snow day   June 1

13th/14th snow day    June 2

 

*M.     The Board accepted the adoption the revised Board Policies ~

                EF      (Food Services Management)

            EFB   (Free and Reduced Prices)

            FEB   (Ceremonies and Observances) 

 

as presented. 

*N.      The Board accepted the Posting of the revised Board Policy ~

                INC    (Speaker at District Events)

 

            as presented.

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

F.         General Journal ~ $9,407,540.77.  Dr. Ken Rosenauer made the motion to approve the general journal.  Dyann Duncan seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

G.        Dr. Ken Rosenauer made the motion to approved the “Notice of Intent” for a tornado safe room application as presented.  Linda Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  Jeff Ellison from Ellison Auxier Architechrual spoke to the Board regarding this project.

J.         Stephanie Merritt, John Glenn Teacher; Sydney McClain, John Glenn Student; and Kelly Warren, Principal, spoke about the “Leader In Me” Program that was implemented in John Glenn Elementary at the beginning of the 2014-2015 School Year.

K.        Dr. Brax spoke to the Board regarding the summary of comments provided by the teachers discussing the Strategic Priority #3: To increase and maintain community partnerships through a paid Public Relations Coordinator. Dr. Brax will work on creating a job description and salary range for the Board to consider at the March 10 meeting.

VI.     District Reports were presented.

High School

            Middle School

            Athletic/Activities

            Amazonia

            Helena

            John Glenn

            Minnie Cline

            Special Services ~ Therapists

VIII.    Dr. Ken Rosenaur 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; Preparation, including any discussion or work product, on behalf of a public governmental body or its representatives for negotiations with employee groups; 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 1, 3, 9, 13, and 14 of the Revised Statutes 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.  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, Linda Kozminski – aye.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.

 

VIII.    President Vega adjourned the open session meeting at 7:50 PM.

 

IX.       Susan Garrison made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene open session.  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, Linda Kozminski – aye.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  TIME:  9:17 PM

 

X.        Linda Kozminski requested information on how technology is being used in the school buildings and how the strength of wireless internet is in schools. 

 

XI.       Dr. Brax introduced information regarding Tax Increment Financing (TIF). 

 

XII.     Linda Kozminski made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Dr. Ken Rosenauer seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5-0 vote.  TIME: 9:20 PM

 

The next Board of Education Meeting will be held Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at the Savannah R-III Central Office.

 

 

_____________________________                     ___________________________

Dr. Ken Rosenauer, Board Vice-President                     Kate Drew, Board Secretary