JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, September 13, 2010

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, September 13, 2010, 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  
Dr. Lisa McCartney District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Carol Rudolph District Office  
Dino Vecchio East Central Attendance Center  
Jim Hughey East Central High School  
R.L. Watson East Central Middle School  
Penny Dearman East Central Middle School  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Dina Holland St. Martin High School  
Don Stringfellow St. Martin High School  
Christopher Williams St. Martin North Elementary School  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave High School  
Jill Davis Vancleave Middle School  
Penny Westfaul Vancleave Upper Elementary School  
Diane Novak Jackson County Technology Center  
Karl Swanson Jackson County Alternative School  
Quint Moran Eley, Guild Hardy Architects  
Cherie Chesser The East Central / Vancleave Link  
Mark Holland Biloxi Paper  
Charles Persons Stewart Sneed Hughes  

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Frisbie gave the invocation and the Board Member Sims led the Pledge of Allegiance.

ADD ITEM TO CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Sims, to add Item G 19 to agenda, 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

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Sims, 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
7
B-1
Bid Opening - Workers Compensation and General Liability
Item
7
C-1
Claim Docket (Docket # 108034 - 109154)
Item
7
C-2
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
7
C-3
Student Activity / Club Accounts - July 2010
Item
7
C-4
Student Activity / Club Accounts - August 2010
Item
7
C-5
Surplus Property (as shown on page 8A )
Item
7
C-6
Textbook Discard - East Central High School(as shown on page 8B)
Item
7
C-7
Construction in Progress(as shown on page 8C)
Item
7
C-8
Receipts and Disbursements (as shown on page 8D)
Item
7
C-9
Not in Budget Items - none
Item
7
C-10
One Source Items (as shown on page 8E)
Item
7
C-11
Vehicle Purchase (as shown on page 8F)
Item
7
D-2
Mentor Teacher Supplements 2010 - 2011 (as shown on page 8G)
Item
7
D-3
Pay for Summer Curriculum Committee (as shown on page 8H)
Item
7
E-1
Request for Contractual Training Services (as shown on page 8I)
Item
7
E-2
Interagency Agreement - Singing River Mental Health Program (as shown on page 8J)
Item
7
E-3
Interagency Agreement - Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services (as shown on page 8K)
Item
7
E-4
Encore Rehabilitation Service Agreement (as shown on page 8L)
Item
7
F-1
Compensation for Professional Development Coordinators 2010 - 2011 (as shown on page 8M)
Item
7
F-2
Stipend for 2010 - 2011 BEST Training (as shown on page 8N)
Item
7
F-3
Professional Development by JBHM and Bailey Group (as shown on page 8O)
Item
7
F-4
Thinking Map Proposal - Year Two (as shown on page 8P)
Item
7
F-5
2010 - 2011Staff Handbook
Item
7
F-6
Present New Policy - School Nurse Job Description (as shown on page 8Q)
Item
7
F-7
National Board Supplement - Noblitt (as shown on page 8R)
Item
7
F-8
District Test Security Plan (as shown on page 8S)
Item
7
F-9
Licensure Application - Balius (as shown on page 8T)
Item
7
F-10
Licensure Application - DePew (as shown on page 8U)
Item
7
F-11
Licensure Application - Long (as shown on page 8V)
Item
7
F-12
Licensure Application - Matthews (as shown on page 8W)
Item
7
F-13
Licensure Application - Pate (as shown on page 8X)
Item
7
G-2
St. Martin High School Handrail (as shown on page 8Y)
Item
7
G-6
Agreement with National Center for Youth Issues (as shown on page 8Z)
Item
7
G-7
Scholastic Book Fair - East Central Lower Elementary School (as shown on page 8AA)
Item
7
G-8
Book Fair - St. Martin North Elementary School (as shown on page 8BB)
Item
7
G-9
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 8CC)
Item
7
G-10
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 8DD)
Item
7
G-11
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 8EE)
Item
7
G-12
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 8FF)
Item
7
G-13
Scholastic Book Fair - Vancleave Lower Elementary School (as shown on page 8GG)
Item
7
G-14
Scholastic Book Fair - Vancleave Upper Elementary School (as shown on page 8HH)
Item
7
G-15
Resolution - Deborah Huff (as shown on page 8II)
Item
7
G-16
Use of 16th Section Land for Soccer Field - Vancleave (as shown on page 8JJ)
Item
7
G-19
Book Fair - East Central Upper Elementary School (as shown on page 8KK)
Item
7
H
Trips
Item
7
I
Legal Student Transfers
Item
7
J
Licensed Educator Resignations 2010-2011
Item
7
K
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2010-2011
Item
7
L
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2010-2011
Item
7
M
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2009-2010
Item
7
N
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2010 -2011
Item
7
O
Substitutes 2010 -2011
Item
7
P
Licensed Transfers in District 2010-2011
Item
7
Q
Non - Licensed Transfers in District 2010-2011

APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Sims, 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 - August 9, 2010: Board Attorney Jack Pickett asked that the August 9, 2010 minutes be moved forward.

BID OPENING - GENERAL LIABILITY: Acadia Insurance - $275,862.00, Zurich Insurance - $272,173.00. As shown on page 8LL. No action taken.

BID OPENING - WORKERS COMPENSATION : Amfed National Insurance - $293,229.00, LUBA Casualty Insurance - $285,372.00, Acadia Insurance Company - $220,882.00, American Zurich Insurance - $218,087.00, Mississippi School Boards Association WC Trust - $211,328.00. As shown on page 8MM. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 40 CE 08 03 2010 : No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 41 ME 08 05 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 42 SM 08 06 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 43 JR 08 06 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 44 TCB 08 16 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 45 KC 08 18 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 46 LR 08 18 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 47 MV 08 20 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2010 48 KY 08 30 2010: No action taken.

f.y.i. WORKERS COMPENSATION UPDATE: No action taken.

f.y.i. MATCHING GRANT FUND BALANCE: As shown on page 8NN. No action taken.

f.y.i. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT UPDATE: No action taken.

f.y.i. ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL CHANGE ORDER 11: No action taken.

f.y.i. ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL CHANGE DIRECTIVE 5: No action taken.

PRYOR MORROW ARCHITECTS for DESIGN PHASE of NEW EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, to approve Pryor Morrow Architects for design phase of new East Central Middle School,as shown on page 8OO, 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. 2010 - 2011 ENROLLMENT NUMBERS: As shown on page 8PP. No action taken.

f.y.i. JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT BUILDING PLANS: As shown on page 8QQ. No action taken.

16th SECTION LEASES:
A. MS Forestry Commission Recommendation for Timber Sale on 16 - 4 - 5: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve MS Forestry Commission recommendation for timber sale on 16 - 4 - 5, 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

B. MS Forestry Commission Recommendation for Boundary Line Maintenance on 16 - 4 - 8: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Turner, to approve MS Forestry Commission recommendation for boundary line maintenance on 16 - 4 - 8, 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

C. MS Forestry Commission Recommendation for Boundary Line Maintenance on 16 - 5 - 8: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve MS Forestry Commission recommendation for boundary line maintenance on 16 - 5 - 8, 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

D. Amendment to Commercial Lease - Mallet to add The Shea Kiernan Foundation to Lease: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Sims, to approve amendment to commercial lease - Mallet to add The Shea Kiernan Foundation to lease, 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

E. Request for Payments on 16th Section Lease: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve request for payments on 16th section lease, 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. Cancel Residential Lease: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Turner, to approve cancellation of residential lease, 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

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

RECOMMENDATION - GENERAL LIABILITY INSURANCE: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to accept the bid from Zurich for General Liability Insurance, 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

RECOMMENDATION - WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE: Motion by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Frisbie, to accept the bid from Mississippi School Boards Association WC Trust for workers compensation insurance, 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

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 Sims, second by Board Member Frisbie, to go into Executive Session at 6:40 p.m. for student and personnel hearings, 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 come out of Executive Session at 7:10 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 001:10-11: 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 002:10-11: 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 003:10-11: Motion by Board Member Turner, 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 004:10-11: 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 005:10-11: 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 006:10-11: 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 007:10-11: Motion by Board Member Turner, 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 008:10-11: 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 009:10-11: Motion by Board Member Turner, 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 010:10-11: No action.

Student Case Number 011:10-11: 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 012:10-11: 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 Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner, the meeting was adjourned at 7:12 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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