JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, February 28, 2008

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, Februury 28, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. at the Jackson County Board of Education Building, 4700 Colonel Vickrey Road, Vancleave, Ms 39565

The following members were present:

Kenneth A. Fountain Chairman  
Randal B. Turner Vice Chairman  
Thomas L. Tootle Secretary  
Glenn A. Dickerson District 1  
David A. Sims District 2  
Barry Amacker Superintendent  

The following visitors were present:

Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Vickie Cirino Board Secretary  
Scott Davis Yates Construction  
Ron Peresich Page, Mannino, Peresich  
Mike Whitehead Yates Construction  
Mike VanWinkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Dino Vecchio East Central Attendance Center  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Attendance Center  
Quint Moran Guild Hardy Architects  
David Hardy Guild Hardy Architects  
Jennifer Seymour Guild Hardy Architects  
     
     
     
     

The meeting was called to order at 500 p.m. by chairman, Kenneth A. Fountain. Board member Turner gave the invocation and Board member Sims led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mr. Fountain requested a correction be made to the agenda to include Consent Agenda as item number 4, Approve Agenda as item number 5 and Dr. Barry Amacker as item number 6.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Turner, second by Sims, to approve the following items on the agenda as Consent Agenda Items, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  
4
  A-1 Approve Claim Docket
4
  A-2 Approve Student Activity Claim Dockets
4
  A-3 Approve Sole Source
4
  C-1 Approve New Policy GFBCH-Job Description: District Test Coordinator
4
  C-2

Approve New Policy - Job Description: Secretary to the Superintendent
Approve New Policy - Job Description: Secretary to the Board of Education

4
  D-1 Approve Resolution - Sgt. Souza
Approve Resolution - H.B. 979
4
  E Licensed Educator Recommendations 2007-2008
4
  F Non-Licensed Transfers within District 2007-2008

APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Tootle, second by Dickerson, to approve the agenda as amended for February 28, 2008, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

 

APPROVE FIRE/WINDSTORM INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MODULAR UNITS: Motion by Dickerson, second by Tootle to approve the Fire/Windstorm Insurance Coverage for Modular Units, as shown on page 110-A, with the following vote taken:

DISCUSSION OF THE NEW ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL CONSTRUCTION:

Motion made by Turner, second by Dickerson to reject bids and rebid, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

Motion made by Turner, second by Sims to direct Guild Hardy to proceed with the design of alternate 21, which includes modifications to the gymnasium, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

 

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Dickerson, second by Tootle, to approve the following Consent Agenda Items as amended,with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET: Claim docket and fund balance for numbers 79201 to 79646 (copy of February 28, 2008 claim docket on file in office of superintendent)

APPROVE STUDENT ACTIVITY CLAIM DOCKETS: As presented, shown on page 110-B

APPROVE SOLE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, shown on page 110-C

APPROVE NEW POLICY: Approve New Policy -GFBCH - Job Description: District Test Coordinator/Counselor, as shown on page 110-D

APPROVE NEW POLICIES: As shown on page 110-E

APPROVE RESOLUTIONS: As shown on page 110-F

LICENSED EDUCATOR RECCOMENDATIONS 2007-2008

Cumbest, Christy Homebound Teacher - Central Office
(2/29/08, A-5yrs exp., $10,767)
District

NON-LICENSED TRANSFERS WITHIN DISTRICT 2007-2008

Adams, Elke From: Asst. Supt. Secretary - Central Office
To: Asst. Supt. Bookkeeper - Central Office
(2/29/08, rep. V. Cirino, 10 yrs exp., $8,106)
District

 

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, on motion by Tootle, second by Sims, the meeting was adjourned at 5:46 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye  
Board Member Turner Aye  
Board Member Tootle Aye  
Board Member Dickerson Aye  
Board Member Sims Aye  

 

 

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Kenneth A. Fountain, Chairman   Thomas L. Tootle, Secretary

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