August 13, 2013

Minutes of the Savannah R-III Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Meal 6:15 PM ~ Closed Session 6:30 PM ~ Work Session 6:40 PM ~ Open Meeting 7:00 PM

August 13, 2013

 

Closed Session Minutes

 

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

 

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

 

Members Absent: Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent, Zac Coughlin, Ron Jackson and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of scholastic probation, expulsion, or graduation of identifiable individuals, including records of individual test or examination scores which are protected from disclosure by law; per section referenced under Section 610.21, Subsection 6 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. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Peterson - aye, Mr. Schneeflock – aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, and Mr. Vega – aye.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.

 

III.       Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn closed session and reconvene work session.  Ms. Garrison seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Ms. Peterson - aye, Mr. Schneeflock – aye, Dr. Ken Rosenauer – aye, and Mr. Vega – aye.  Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.  TIME:  6:40 PM

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Kelly Houston called the work session meeting to order at 6:41 PM.

 

II.         Board President Questions/Issues:  Board President Kelly brought to the table discussion of House Bill 253.   

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing items (E) Adopt Revised Board Policies, (F) Adopt New Board Policy, (G) Post Revised Board Policies, (H) Post New Board Policy, (J) Adopt Gifted Handbook, (K) Post the 2013-2014 Alternative Classroom Handbook, (L) Local Special Ed Compliance Plan Book, (M) Bus Transportation Driver’s List, (N) Board Tour of Facilities Date, (O) Tax Levy Date and Time to the consent agenda.

 

V.        President Houston adjourned the work session meeting at 7:00 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

  

I.          Call to Order ~ President Houston called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Linda Kozminski

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Kenny Ragland, Ron Jackson, Zac Coughlin, Aimee Addington, Roxanne Rooney, Troy Dunn, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors ~ None

 

III.       Staff Recognition ~ Board President/Superintendent recognized John Glenn teacher, Lauren Rosier for receiving the Young Educator of the Year Award on June 22nd from Northwest Missouri State University’s outreach center.

 

IV.      Consent Agenda ~ Mr. Vega made a motion to move items E, F, G, H, J, K, L, M, N, and Oto the consent agenda.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6 - 0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of the July 9, 2013 minutes, as presented. 

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  July 23 ~ $293,269.39; July 31~ $612,801.69; August 8 ~ $24,691.11; August 8B ~ $91,767.75 as presented

 

C.        Personnel ~ The Board accepted the personnel list, as presented.

Hire:

Kathy Crawford                     .4 Elementary PE H/MC                     2013-14 School Year

 

Extra Duty:

Aaron Cooper                         Girl’s HS Assistant BB                       2013-14 School Year

Mindy Buschbaum                  MS 7th Grade Girls B-Team

Basketball                               2013-14 School Year

Carl Stafford                           9th Grade Sponsor                               2013-14 School Year

                                                            Assistant Forensics                 2013-14 School Year

Michelle Modlin-Heaston       9th Grade Sponsor                               2013-14 School Year

Tracy Westfall                         Girls Tennis                                         2013-14 School Year

 

Resignations:

Tracy Westfall                         Girl’s HS Assistant BB                       July 11, 2013                          

 

Substitute:

Andrea Hodge

Jennifer Morris

Sheri Yuille

 

Substitute List: See attached

 

*E.       The Board adopted the Revised Board Policies as presented:

            GCA               Professional Staff Positions

            GCBC            Professional Staff Fringe Benefits

            GDBC            Support Staff Fringe Benefits

 

*F.       The Board adopted the New Board Policy as presented:

            GDA               Support Staff Positions

 

*G.      The Board approved the posting of the Revised Board Policies:

            BBBB             School Board Ballot Issues                

            DLB                Salary Deductions                              

            EBBA             Illness and Injury Response and Prevention                          

            ECG               Animals on District Property                         

            FEF                Construction Contracts Bidding and Awards                                               

GBCC                        Staff Cell Phone Use                         

            GCBDA         Professional Staff Short-Term Leaves and Absences                        

            GDBDA         Support Staff Leaves and Absences

IGC                 Extended Instructional Programs

IGCE              District-Sponsored Instruction Options

IKF                 Graduation Requirements

IND                 Ceremonies and Observances

JECC             Assignment of Students to Grade Levels/Classes

JHG                Reporting and Investigating Child Abuse/Neglect

 

*H.      The Board approved the posting of the New Board Policy:

            IGBE              Students in Foster Care

 

*J.        The Board adopted the Gifted Handbook, as presented.

 

*K.      The Board approved the posting of the 2013-2014 Alternative Classroom Student Hand-book, as presented.

 

*L.       The Board approved the posting of the Local Special Ed Compliance Plan Book, as presented.

 

*M.      The Board approved the Bus Transportation Driver’s List – See list attached.

 

*N.      The Board Tour of Facilities will be held on Friday, August 16th at 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM.

 

*O.      The Tax Levy Hearing will be held at Central Office on August 26th at 6:00 PM.

 

V.        Mr. Schneeflock made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5 – 1 abstention.

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

D.        General Journal ~ $ 4,764,292.99.   Ms. Garrison made the motion to approve the general journal. Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 6 - 0 vote.

I.          Resolution on House Bill 243 – See attached.  Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to support the House Bill 253.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion failed with a 3-3 vote.  

 

VII.     District Reports ~ Zac Coughlin gave a demonstration of the Credit Recovery Software Aventa K-12, to the Board. 

 

VIII.    Mr. Vega made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.  TIME:  7:48 PM.

 

 

 

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Kelly Houston, Board President                                             Janna Wuest, Board Secretary