January 14, 2014

Minutes of the Savannah R-III Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:15 PM ~ Work Session 6:30 PM ~ Open Meeting 7:00 PM

Closed Session Following Open Meeting

January 14, 2014

 

 Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Kelly Houston called the work session meeting to order at 6:32 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kenny Ragland, Aimee Addington, Roxanne Rooney, Steve Waigand, Zac Coughlin, Clint Howren, Leisa Blair,  Ron Jackson, Kelly Warren, Troy Dunn, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Michael Kelly, Sharon Earlenbaugh, Janine McClung, Hannah Ingram, Benjamin Vega, Dyann Duncan, Connie Huffman, Danny Huffman, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:   Mr. Houston reported that he and Mr. Vega had a conversation with Schneider Electric to get more details on the savings to the District.  Schneider Electric commented that they would have a more accurate average of savings in 2 or 3 months.

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing items (G) Adoption of the 2014-2015 Calendar, and(H) Board Strategic Priorities Review, to the consent agenda. 

 

V.        Thomas McGee, Health Insurance Representatives presentation was given.

 

VI.       President Houston adjourned the work session meeting at 7:41 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

I.          Call to Order ~ President Houston called the open session meeting to order at 7:49 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent: None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Kenny Ragland, Aimee Addington, Roxanne Rooney, Steve Waigand, Zac Coughlin, Clint Howren, Leisa Blair,  Ron Jackson, Kelly Warren, Troy Dunn, Dr. Julia Schmitz, Hannah Ingram, Benjamin Vega, Dyann Duncan, Connie Huffman, Danny Huffman, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.       Welcome and Communication from Visitors ~ Hannah Ingram presented information on DonorsChoose, a website that allows people to donate to teachers for materials for their classroom.  She would like to donate $500 to Savannah High School.

 

III.       Staff/Student Recognitions:  Kathi Snyder, Savannah R-III School District’s Food Director was recognized at the meeting.  During the recent small kitchen fire at the High School, Kathi demonstrated extraordinary leadership and organizational skills during the Christmas break in ordering supplies and scheduling events to have the kitchen functional for the start of school after the break.

 

IV.       Mr. Vega made the motion to place items (G) Adoption of the 2014-2015 Calendar, and (H) Board Strategic Priorities Review, on the consent agenda.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

V.        Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Dr. Rosenauer seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 - 0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of the December 19, 2013 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  December 2013 ~ $ 5,426,991.50.  January 9 ~ $1,156,505.68, January 10 ~ $83,486.24, January 14 ~ $66,078.01.

C.         Approval of the School Board Recognition Resolution, as presented.

D.           Personnel List was accepted by the Board.

Resignations:

Gail DeShon               Kitchen                       MS                  01/07/14

Debbie Poe                 SPED Teacher                        AM                  End of 2013-14 School Year

Brittany Paddock       Science Teacher        MS                  End of 2013-14 School Year

 

Extra Duty:

Aaron Cooper             Asst. Track                 HS                   01/14/14

 

Substitutes:

Lindy Rockers

Forrest Hartenbower

Sandra Gregory

Alyssa Jarrett

 

E.         The Transportation Drivers List was accepted by the Board.

           

DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES-DRIVERS AS OF JANUARY 8, 2014




 

ACKERMAN,

Tammy

 

BELL,

 

Bobbie

 

CASTRO

 

Sonya

 

DANIELS,

 

Kerry

 

DILL,

 

Amanda

 

DUNBAR,

 

Ed

 

GALLAGHER

Susie

 

GOULD

 

Megan

 

GREEN,

 

Ken

 

HOLCUMBRINK

Chase

 

HONTZ

 

J.D.

 

JACKSON,

Ron

 

JIMENEZ,

 

Cindy

 

JOHNSON

Brenda

 

KEARBY,

 

Alfred

 

KEARBY

 

Barb

 

KRETZER,

Larry

 

LAW,

 

Amanda

 

MAXWELL,

Kenny

 

McGUIRE,

Christina

 

MEADE,

 

Joe

 

MORGAN,

Harold

 

O'NEAL,

 

Jeff

 

ONEILL,

 

Doug

 

ROCKWOOD,

Nancy

 

SMITH

 

Roy

 

SNODGRASS,

Tammy

 

SPRIGGS

 

Ivy

 

TABER

 

Janeth

 

WALL,

 

Greg

 

WILLIAMS,

Jimmy

 

WITTLER,

 

Roger

 

           

*G.      Adopted the 2014-15 School Calendar as presented. 

 

*H.     Approved the Board Strategic Priorities Review as presented.

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

F.         General Journal ~ $ 5,426,991.50.  Mr. Peterson made the motion to approve the general journal.   Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.

I.          Mr. Vega made the motion to accept the 2014-2015 Staff Wellness Requirements Report.  Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6 – 1 vote.

 

VII.     District Reports ~ The High School, Middle School, Elementary Schools and Special Services presented their monthly district reports. 

 

The Board will participate in the MSBA “Missouri Model Superintendent Evaluation” training this spring.

  

VIII.    Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees by a public governmental body when personal information about the employee is discussed or recorded, which are protected from disclosure by law; per section referenced under Section 610.21, Subsection 3, 13 and 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.  Ms. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Kozminski – aye, Ms. Peterson - aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, Mr. Schneeflock and Mr. Vega – aye.  7 – 0 vote.

The Board returned to Open Session at 8:38 PM.

 

IX.       Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.  TIME:  8:40 PM.

 

 

 

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Kelly Houston, Board President                                      Janna Wuest, Board Secretary