January 15, 2013

Minutes of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

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

Closed Session Following Open Session

January 15, 2013

 

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Debbie Smith called the work session meeting to order at 6:33 PM.

 

Members Present:  Debbie Smith, President; Kelly Houston, Vice-President; Susan Garrison, Dr. Mike Kozminski, Jennifer Peterson, Dr. Ken Rosenauer and Jim Vega.

 

Members Absent: None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Troy Dunn, Steve Weigand, Leisa Blair, Kenny Ragland,  and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  None

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing items G (Review of Bus Transportation Drivers), H (Posting of the 2013 – 2014 Calendar), J (Update of Wellness Initiative) and L (Posting Policy ~ HA with the amended changes to the dates) to the consent agenda.

 

V.        President Smith adjourned the work session meeting at 6:57 PM.

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Smith called the open session meeting to order at 7:05 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

Members Present:  Debbie Smith, President; Kelly Houston, Vice-President; Susan Garrison, Dr. Mike Kozminski, Jennifer Peterson, Dr. Ken Rosenauer and Jim Vega.

 

Members Absent:  None

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Vance Vanderwerken, Kelly Warren, Troy Dunn, Leisa Blair, Melissa Ross, Kenny Ragland, Steve Weigand, Amy Whipple, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None 

 

III.       Recognitions: John Glenn Principal, Vance Vanderwerken, nominated Carrie Green, Head Cook, for employee recognition.  Carrie has adapted well to the position as head cook and shown great professional growth. 

IV.       Consent Agenda ~ Dr. Kozminski made the motion to move items G, H, J, and L to the consent agenda with the amended date changes made to policy HA.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

A.        Approval of minutes dated December 11, as presented.   

 

B.         Approval of bills dated:   December 21 - $551,101.63, December 31 - $157,059.21, January 9 - $277,722.25, January 15 ~ $130,516.62.

C.        Approval of the School Board Recognition Resolution

 

D.        Personnel:        Hire: John Schneider, Custodian High School, 12/17/2012

Retirement:    Vance Vanderwerken, Principal, at the end of Summer School

Connie Szczepanik, Middle School, 7/1/2013

                        Barbara Clark, High School, 6/28/2013

Substitutes to Hire:    Brooke Todd

Jeremy Wilson

Cynthia Perkins

Jamie Heller

Deanna Rousseau

 

E.         Review Transportation Drivers. 

2012-2013

DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES EMPLOYEES

 

 

 

 

 

 

DRIVERS

MONITORS

ROUTES




CINDY JIMINEZ

JUDY WILLIAMS

401

KERRY DANIELS


402

ROBERT CROWDER

CHRIS HESS

403

KEN MAXWELL


404

ALFRED KEARBY

CONNIE GEORGE

405

TAMMY ACKERMAN


406

AMANDA DILL


407

BARB KEARBY


408

ROGER WITTLER


409

BOBBIE BELL/SHARON JACKSON


410

BRENDA JOHNSON


411

IVY SPRIGGS


412

ED DUNBAR


414

RUTH DOME


415

CHERYL KETCHUM


416

DOUG O NEILL


417

NANCY ROCKWOOD


418

PHIL WELCH


420

SONYA CASTRO

TAMMY SNODGRASS

421

JUSTON DAVIDSON


425

KEN GREEN


426

LARRY KRETZER

CINDY HERROD

433







SUBS

TRIP DRIVERS


GREG WALL-CALL IN

JOE MEADE


HAROLD MORGAN-CALL IN

JEFF O'NEAL



RON JACKSON



PAM KESSLER



RON LEWIS


SUB MONITORS

CHASE HOLCUMBRINK


MORGAN JONES






SAFETY TRAINER/FT SUB



DEBBRA MARTIN



MAINTENANCE



JOHN SPENCER



MANAGER



PAULA LARISON



*G.      Approval of the Career/Vocational Report as posted.

 

*H.      Approval of the Posting of the 2013 – 2014 Calendar.

 

*J.       Approval on the Updates of Wellness Initiatives.

 

*L.      Posting Policy ~ HA with the amended changes to the dates from December 1 to February 1, and from February 1 to March 1 on page 3.

 

V.        Dr. Kozminski made the motion to adopt the agenda including items placed on the consent agenda.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

F.         General Journal ~ $5,867,501.89.   Dr. Kozminski made the motion to approve the general journal balance.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.

I.                   Middle School Wrestling Program ~ Mr. Houston made the motion to start a middle school wrestling program in the 2013-2014 school year.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

K.        Board Strategic Priorities Review ~ Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to accept the review and to applaud Dr. Brax, Dr. Mattson and the Staff for their hard work.    Dr. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 7 – 0 vote.

 

VII.     The High School, Middle School, Amazonia, Helena, John Glenn, Minnie Cline and Special Services provided their district reports. 

 

VIII.    Mr. Houston made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters, per sections referenced under Section 610.021, Subsections 3 of the Revised Statues of Missouri and that the minutes and any vote that may occur pertaining to same be made part of the closed session record and be maintained as such.  Dr. Kozminski seconded the motion. Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye; Ms. Garrison – aye; Dr. Kozminski – aye; Ms. Peterson – aye; Dr. Rosenauer – aye; Mr. Vega – aye; Ms. Smith – aye.  Vote:  7 - 0.  TIME:  7:27 PM

 

IX.       Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 7 – 0 vote.  TIME: 8:26 PM.

 

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Debbie Smith, Board President                                     Janna Wuest, Board Secretary