September 11, 2012

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

September 11, 2012

 

Work Session Minutes

 

I.          President Debbie Smith called the work session meeting to order at 6:42 PM.

 

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

 

Members Absent: Dr. Mike Kozminski and Jim Vega.

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Vance Vanderwerken, Ron Jackson, Zac Coughlin, Kelly Warren, Linda Nickel, Mary Porter, Troy Dunn, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Board President Questions/Issues:  None

 

III.       The Board reviewed the agenda items.

 

IV.       The Board discussed placing item G (Kindergarten Report Card) to the consent agenda.

 

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

 

Open Session Minutes

 

I.          President Smith called the open session meeting to order at 7:00 PM.  The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

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

 

Members Absent:  Dr. Mike Kozminski and Jim Vega.

 

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Dr. Julia Schmitz, Aimee Addington, Vance Vanderwerken, Ron Jackson, Zac Coughlin, Kelly Warren, Linda Nickel, Mary Porter, Troy Dunn, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

 

II.        Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None

 

III.       Recognitions: Board President Debbie Smith and Superintendent Dr. David Brax recognized Jaryn Schneider, 4th grade teacher at Helena Elementary for her positive attitude that she consistently displays with any task she faces.  

 

IV.       Consent Agenda ~ Ms. Garrison made the motion to move item G (Kindergarten Report Card) to the consent agenda. Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5 – 0 vote.

 

A.                Approval of minutes dated August 27, 2012 as presented.

 

B.        Approval of bills dated:  August 31 - $75,504.20, September 6 - $78,364.90, September 10 - $26,504.67, September 11, 2012 - $ 137,988.48.

            C.        Personnel ~ Hiring Recommendation ~ Substitutes:  Christopher Gage and Cassie Holmes.

 

*G.      Kindergarten Report Card approved as presented.

 

V.        Mr. Houston made the motion to adopt agenda including items placed on the consent agenda. Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 5 – 0 vote.

 

VI.       Action Items:  Requires Motion

 

D.        General Journal ~ Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to approve the general journal balance.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote.

 

            E.         Dr. Mattson and Dr. Schmitz gave an overview of the following assessments: 

 

                        1.         Annual Progress Review Report (State Accreditation)

                        2.         2012 ACT Scores Report

                        3.         MAP/EOC Trends by Building/Subject

 

Ms. Garrison made the motion to accept the reports as presented.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion.  All in favor with a 5 – 0 vote.

                       

F.         Missouri Options Program and Credit Recovery report was presented by Ron Jackson.  Dr. Rosenauer made the motion to accept the report as presented.  Ms. Peterson seconded the motion.  Motion passes with a 5 – 0 vote.

 

VII.     The High School, Middle School. Amazonia, Helena, John Glenn, Minnie Cline and Special Services provided their district reports.  Dr. Brax provided information to the Board regarding student counts.  

 

VIII.    Mr. Houston made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters, and student matters per sections referenced under Section 610.021, Subsections 6 & 14 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.  Ms. Garrison seconded the motion.  Motion carried with the following roll call vote:  Mr. Houston – aye; Ms. Garrison – aye; Ms. Peterson – aye; Dr. Rosenauer – aye.  Vote:  5 – 0.  TIME:  8:25 PM

 

IX.       Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Mr. Houston seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 5 – 0 vote.  TIME: 8:32 PM.

 

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Debbie Smith, Board President                                  Janna Wuest, Board Secretary