JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Special Session
Monday, August 13, 2007

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Special Session on Monday, August 13, 2007, at 4:30 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 Absent
Thomas L. Tootle Secretary  
Glenn A. Dickerson District 1  
David A. Sims District 2  
Margaret Bush Interim Superintendent  

The following visitors were present:

Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Jackie S. Robinson Board Secretary  
Harold Rushing Business Manager  
Lynn Brewer Central Office  

The meeting was called to order at 4:35 p.m. by chairman, Kenneth A. Fountain. Board member Dickerson gave the invocation and Board member Tootle led the Pledge of Allegiance.

APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Dickerson, second by Sims, to approve the agenda as amended for August 13, 2007, with the following vote taken:

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


APPROVE CLAIM DOCKET: Motion by Sims, second by Dickerson to approve the claim docket and fund balance for August 13, 2007, number 72714, with the following vote taken:

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

APPROVE BUDGET: Motion by Tootle, second by Dickerson to approve the Budget as presented, shown on page 26-A, with the following vote taken:

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

APPROVE RESOLUTION TO JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO LEVY ADVALOREM TAXES FOR 2007-2008: Motion by Sims, second by Tootle to approve the resolution to JCBS to levy advalorem taxes for 2007-2008, as shown on page 26-B, with the following vote taken:

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

DISCUSSION OF LAWSUIT AGAINST AUDUBOM INSURANCE GROUP, REGARDING FEMA REDUCTIONS: Motion by Sims, second by Tootle to proceed with the litigation to bring suit against insurance company and to be completed prior to August 29, 2007, with the following vote taken:

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

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 4:45 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Absent
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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