JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, March 14, 2011

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, March 14, 2011, 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  
David A. Sims Secretary  
Glenn A. Dickerson District 1  
Troy E. Frisbie District 5  
Dr. Barry Amacker Superintendent  

The following visitors were present:

Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Marie Souza Secretary to the Board  
Dr. Susan Benson District Office  
Lark Christian District Office  
Tonya Green District Office  
Lisa McCartney District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Carol Rudolph District Office  
Harold Rushing District Office  
Dino Vecchio East Central Attendance Center  
Jim Hughey East Central High School  
R. L. Watson East Central Middle School  
Julie Miller East Central Middle School  
Lynn Brewer East Central Upper Elementary School  
Becky White East Central Upper Elementary School  
Malinda Ingram East Central Upper Elementary School  
Mary Tanner East Central Lower Elementary School  
Kelli Higginbotham East Central Lower Elementary School  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Harry Williams St. Martin Attendance Center  
Dina Holland St. Martin High School  
Robin Pate St. Martin High School  
Stephanie Gruich St. Martin Middle School  
Danielle Dennison St. Martin Middle School  
Valerie Martino St. Martin Upper Elementary School  
Judy Moore St. Martin East Elementary School  
Rachel Broussard St. Martin East Elementary School  
Dr. Bridgett Meyers St. Martin North Elementary School  
Janet Forehand St. Martin North Elementary School  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave High School  
Jill Davis Vancleave Middle School  
Robert McRaney Vancleave Middle School  
Zach Rigdon Vancleave Middle School  
Diane Moak Vancleave Middle School  
Deanna Cole Vancleave Middle School  
Penny Westfaul Vancleave Upper Elementary School  
Karen Glass Vancleave Upper Elementary School  
Amy Peterson Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Andrea Fuller Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Amantha Johnson Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Ashley Sheppard Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Gwen Talbot Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Kim Verheeck Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Karl Swanson Jackson County Alternative School  
Lanetta Goff Jackson County Alternative School  
Diane Novak Jackson County Technology Center  
David Murphy South Mississippi Planning and Development  
Deanna Cole Vancleave Middle School  
Ceirra Martin The Link Newspaper  

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Turner gave the invocation. Board Member Frisbie led the pledge.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie to approve the agenda as amended and presented, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Item
8
B-1
Claim Docket (Docket # 114028 - 115204)
Item
8
B-2
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
8
B-3
Paid Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
8
B-4
Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
8
B-5
Surplus Property (as shown on page 22A)
Item
8
B-6
Construction in Progress (as shown on page 22B)
Item
8
B-7
Receipts and Disbursements (as shown on page 22C)
Item
8
B-8
Not in Budget Items (as shown on page 22D)
Item
8
B-9
One Source Items (as shown on page 22E)
Item
8
E-1
Estimated Carl Perkins Federal Funds Budget - 2012 (as shown on page 22F)
Item
8
G-1
Agreement with JBHM Education Group, LLC (as shown on page 22G)
Item
8
H-1
Request from Alternative School to Apply for Grants from Gulf Coast Community Foundation (as shown on page 22H)
Item
8
H-2
Request from Alternative School to Apply for Grants from Bacot / Jolly P. McCarty Foundation (as shown on page 22I)
Item
8
H-3
Request from Alternative School to Apply for Grants from Mississippi Power Education Foundation (as shown on page 22J)
Item
8
H-4
Revised Policy - EBH - Use of School Facilities (as shown on page 22K)
Item
8
I-6
Purchase of Defibrillators and Accessories for Each Campus from eMed, Inc. (as shown on page 22L)
Item
8
I-7
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 22M)
Item
8
I-8
Matching Grant - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 22N)
Item
8
I-9
Scholastic Book Fair - Vancleave Lower Elementary School (as shown on page 22O)
Item
8
J
Trips
Item
8
K
Legal Student Transfers
Item
8
L
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2011- 2012
Item
8
M
Licensed Educator Resignations 2010-2011
Item
8
N
Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
8
O
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2010-2011
Item
8
P
Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
8
Q
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2010-2011
Item
8
R
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
8
S
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2010-2011
Item
8
T
Substitutes 2010-2011
Item
8
U
Licensed Transfers in District 2010-2011
Item
8
V
Non - Licensed Transfers in District 2010-2011

APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, to approve the agenda as amended and presented, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

MINUTES - February 14, 2011: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the February 14, 2011 minutes, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - ATTENDANCE AWARDS - February: As shown on page 22P. No action taken.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - TEACHER and ADMINISTRATOR of the YEAR: As shown on page 22Q. No action taken.

f.y.i. MATCHING GRANT FUND BALANCE: As shown on page 22R. No action taken.

f.y.i. LNG / CHEVRON TAX REVENUE UPDATE: As shown on page 22S. No action taken.

CONTRACT for ADDITIONAL DAYS with the BAILEY GROUP: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the contract for additional days with the Bailey Group, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

OPEN BIDS for PROPERTY INSURANCE: No action taken. Recommendation will be presented at the April 21, 2011 meeting.

REVISED SCHOOL SAFETY ENHANCEMENT GRANT: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Turner, to approve the revised school safety enhancement grant, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

f.y.i. SI 2011 18 02 02 2011: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2011 19 02 07 2011: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2011 20 02 21 2011: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2011 21 02 24 2011: No action taken.

ON-LINE STUDENT REGISTRATION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Sims, to approve on-line student registration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

f.y.i. STUDENT INFORMATION SYSTEM: As shown on page 22T. No action taken.

REVISED POLICY IEC - CLASS SIZE / ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS: No action taken.

f.y.i. PROGRESS REPORT - RE-ROOFING ST. MARTIN NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL and EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL: As shown on page 22U. No action taken.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM RENOVATIONS: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the East Central Middle School Gym renovations, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

ADVERTISEMENT for BIDS: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Sims, to approve advertisement for bids, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

f.y.i. COLOR / MATERIAL SELECTION: No action taken.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL PLANS: Move item forward. No action taken.

AGREEMENT with BUTLER SNOW: No action required. Approved February 14, 2011. Executed agreement shown on page 22V.

AGREEMENT with SOUTH MISSISSIPPI PLANNING and DEVELOPMENT for REDISTRICTING: No action required. Approved February 14, 2011. Executed agreement shown on page 22W.

f.y.i. JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 5 YEAR PLAN and QSCB PLAN: No action taken.

REQUEST to PLACE STORAGE BUILDING at VANCLEAVE: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the request to place a storage building at Vancleave, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

INTER LOCAL AGREEMENT with JACKSON COUNTY: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the inter local agreement with Jackson County, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

16th SECTION LEASES:

Cancellation of Lease - Wallen: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Turner, to approve the cancellation of lease - Wallen, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Cancellation of Lease - Van Court and Galle: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Sims, to approve the cancellation of lease - Van Court and Galle with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Commercial Lease - Herring: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Turner, to approve commercial lease - Herring, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Lease Payment Request - Herring: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve lease payment request - Herring, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

f.y.i. Non - Payment of Rent: No action taken.

f.y.i. CORE PRINCIPLES and GUIDELINES for REDISTRICTING: No action taken.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the consent agenda items as previously indicated and amended, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to go into Executive Session at 7:40 p.m. for student hearings and personnel matters, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Sims to come out of Executive Session at 7:48 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

STUDENT CASES:

Student Case Number 065:10-11: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Sims to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 066:10-11: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 067:10-11: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 068:10-11: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Frisbie to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 069:10-11: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 070:10-11: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 071:10-11: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Sims to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 072:10-11: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Frisbie to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 073:10-11: No action required.

Student Case Number 074:10-11: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Sims to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 075:10-11: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 076:10-11: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Turner to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 077:10-11: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 078:10-11: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Sims to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

Student Case Number 079:10-11: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, a motion was made by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, the meeting was adjourned at 7:50 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

 

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Kenneth A. Fountain, Chairman David A. Sims, Secretary

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