September 13, 2011

Minutes of the Savannah R-III Board of Education
Central Office Meeting Room
Meal 6:15 PM ~ Work Session 6:30 PM ~ Regular Open Meeting 7:00 PM
Closed Session Meeting Immediately Following Open Meeting
September 13, 2011

Work Session Minutes

I.                   Vice President Houston called the work session meeting to order at 6:33 PM in the central office meeting room.

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

Members Absent:  Debbie Smith

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Ron Jackson, Leisa Blair, Aimee Addington, Troy Dunn, Vance Vanderwerken, Kelly Warren, Shelly Stevens, Michelle Silkett, Antoinette Svuba, Duane Theis, Janet Smith, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

II.                Board President Questions/Issues:  None

III.             Facilitating Lasting Change ~ Dr. Brax showed a power point about goal setting.

IV.             The Board reviewed the agenda items.

V.                The Board discussed moving items G, H and J to the consent agenda.

VI.             Mr. Houston called for a break at 6:55 PM. 

Open Session Minutes

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

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

Members Absent:  Debbie Smith

Others Present:  Dr. David Brax, Superintendent; Dr. Tim Mattson, Assistant Superintendent; Ron Jackson, Leisa Blair, Aimee Addington, Troy Dunn, Vance Vanderwerken, Kelly Warren, Janet Smith, Danielle Owens, Michelle Silkett, Antoinette Svuba, Joan Bryan, Sharon Evans, Duane Theis, and Janna Wuest, Board Secretary.

II.                Welcome and Communication from Visitors:  None

III.             Recognitions:  Board President/Superintendent:  None 

IV.             Consent Agenda – Ms. Garrison made the motion to move items G, H, and J to the consent agenda.  Dr. Kozminski seconded the motion. Motion carried with a 6 – 0 vote.

 

A.                Approval of the August 9, and August 19, 2011 minutes as presented. 

 

B.                 Approval of bills dated:  August 18 ~ $2,977.63; August 25 ~ $552,223.18, August 31 ~ $11,683.75; September 7 ~ $112,809.50, September 13 ~$416,364.54.

 

C.         Personnel ~   Hiring Recommendations: Windy Jones-Classified Middle School Kitchen-8/24/2011, Paula Veraguth-Classified Helena Kitchen-8/24/2011, Helen Bruce- Classified Minnie Cline Kitchen-8/24/2011, Caelene Lance Classified Nurse-JG/Helena 9/13/2011  Extra Duty: ***Leighton DeGarmo-Middle School Assistant Football Coach- Immediately  Resignations:  Ellen Kisker- Classified Minnie Cline Library Para-9/13/2011, Casey Claycomb-Classified John Glenn/Helena Nurse-9/30/2011 Retirements: Steve Kellepouris-High School Principal, effective end of 2011-12 School Year  Substitutes: Ramona Lewis, Gail Fankhauser, Ruth States, Kim Wisdom, Candy Sheehan, Dorothy Dunham, Karen Keller, Dustin Atkins, Cassie Holmes, Justin Whitman, Glenn Welch, Carrie Seabaugh     *** Position Pending BOE Approval

 

D.                Adoption of Policy DLA as presented.

DLA ~ Payday Schedules

*G.      Posting of Policies ~ IGBA, IGBA-AP1, IGBA-AP2, IGBA-AP3, IGBA-AP4,IGBA-AP5, IGBA-AP6, IM as presented.

           

            IGBA - Programs for Students with Disabilities

IGBA-AP1 – Initial Identification of Students Who May Require Special Ed. Services

IGBA-AP2 – Evaluation Criteria for District and Independent Evaluations

                IGBA-AP3 – Section 504 and ADA Procedures

IGBA-AP4 – Student Enrolled in Private Schools

IGBA-AP5 – Surrogate Parents

IGBA-AP6 – Services for Incarcerated Youth

IM – Evaluation of Instructional Programs

 

*H.      Additional September Board Meeting ~ Scheduled for September 27th at 7:00 PM.

 

*J.        Create Extra Duty Position ~ The Middle School Administration has requested an additional middle school football assistant coach for this school year.

 

V.                Dr. Kozminski made the motion to adopt agenda including moving items G, H, and J to be placed on the consent agenda.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6 - 0 vote.

 

VI.             Action Items:  Requires Motion
 
E.         General Journal ~ $5,131,472.11.  Dr. Kozminski made the motion to approve the general journal as presented.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion. Motion passed with a 6 - 0 vote.

 

F.         Board Tour ~ Notes ~ District Facilities and Grounds Report:  Dr. Kozminski made the motion for Dr. Brax contact consultants regarding upgrades to the district buildings and grounds.  Mr. Vega seconded the motion.  Motion passed with a 6 – 0 vote.

 

I.         Student Assessment Results:  Dr. Mattson gave an overview of the following assessments:

 

1.          Annual Yearly Progress Report  ~ Report (NCLB Information)

2.      Annual Progress Review ~ Report  (State Accreditation)

3.      2011 ACT Scores  Report

4.      MAP/EOC Trends by Building/Subject

5.      Historical MAP/EOC Performance Graphs

                                   

Dr. Kozminski made the motion to accept the reports as presented.  Ms. Garrison seconded the motion.  All in favor with a 6 – 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.  Dr. Mattson presented the procedure for ordering school supplies.

 

VIII.       Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of personnel matters, and student matters per section referenced under Section 610.21, Subsection 3, 6, 13 & 14 of 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 maintained as such.  Mr. Schneeflock seconded the motion.  Motion passed with the following roll call:  Mr. Houston – aye, Ms. Garrison – aye, Dr. Kozminski, Dr. Rosenauer – aye, and Mr. Vega - aye Vote:  6 – 0.   TIME:  8:05 PM

 

IX.             Ms. Garrison made the motion to adjourn the meeting.  Dr. Kozminski seconded the motion.  Mr. Schneeflock left the meeting at 8:21 PM.  All in favor with a 5 – 0 vote. TIME: 8:23 PM

 

 

 

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Debbie Smith, President                                             Janna Wuest, Board Secretary