JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Thursday, March 11, 2010

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Thursday, March 11, 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 Absent
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 Board Secretary  
Margaret Bush District Office  
Tonya Green District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Carol Rudolph District Office  
Dino Vecchio East Central Attendance Center  
Jim Hughey East Central High School  
Terri Bailey East Central High School  
R.L. Watson East Central Middle School  
Nicole Miller East Central Middle School  
Lynn Brewer East Central Upper Elementary School  
Mary Tanner East Central Lower Elementary School  
Colette Kille East Central Lower Elementary School  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Dina Holland St. Martin High School  
Angela Heise St. Martin High School  
Stephanie Gruich St. Martin Middle School  
Patricia Keaney St. Martin Middle School  
Virginia McLaughlin St. Martin Middle School  
Cindy Honeycutt St. Martin Upper Elementary School  
Rebecca Cross St. Martin Upper Elementary School  
Kellie Parker St. Martin Upper Elementary School  
Judy Moore St. Martin East Elementary School  
Jo Ann Catchot St. Martin East Elementary School  
Christopher Williams St. Martin North Elementary School  
Lindsey Bryant St. Martin North Elementary School  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave High School  
Gena Heffner Vancleave High School  
Jill Davis Vancleave Middle School  
Penny Westfaul Vancleave Upper Elementary School  
Harolyn Burns Vancleave Upper Elementary School  
Amy Peterson Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Chris Miller Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Karl Swanson Jackson County Alternative School  
Diane Novak Jackson County Technology Center  
Lanetta Goff Jackson County Technology Center  
Kim Aflague Jackson County Technology Center  
Quint Moran Eley, Guild Hardy Architects  
Matt Carpenter Yates Construction  
Cherrie Chesser The Link  
Michelle Edwards St. Martin High School Parent  

The meeting was called to order at 5:03 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Turner gave the invocation and the Board Member Frisbie led the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Sims Absent
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Item
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B-1
Claim Docket (Docket # 102637 - 103641)
Item
7
B-2
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
7
B-3
Student Activity / Club Accounts - January
Item
7
B-4
Student Activity / Club Accounts - February
Item
7
B-5
Surplus Property (as shown on page 40A)
Item
7
B-6
Construction in Progress (as shown on page 40B)
Item
7
B-7
One Source Items (as shown on page 40C)
Item
7
B-8
Receipts and Disbursements (as shown on page 40D)
Item
7
C-1
Bus Turnarounds (as shown on page 40E)
Item
7
D-1
District Test Security Plan (as shown on page 40F)
Item
7
E-2
Change Directive 1 - East Central Lower Elementary School (as shown on page 40G)
Item
7
E-3
Change Directive 3 - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 40H)
Item
7
E-4
Change Directive 2 - St. Martin High Bus Maintenance Facility (as shown on page 40I)
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7
E-5
Feasibility Study with Pryor & Morrow (as shown on page 40J)
Item
7
E-8
Donation from Blossman Gas to East Central High School (as shown on page 40K)
Item
7
E-9
Book Fair - St. Martin East Elementary (as shown on page 40L)
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7
E-10
Book Fair - St. Martin North Elementary (as shown on page 40M)
Item
7
E-11
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School - Concert (as shown on page 40N)
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7
E-12
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School - T-shirts (as shown on page 40O)
Item
7
E-13
Book Fair -Vancleave Lower Elementary School (as shown on page 40P)
Item
7
E-14
Matching Grant - St. Martin High School (as shown on page 40Q)
Item
7
E-15
Request from St. Martin to Contact Board of Supervisors - St. Martin East Elementary School (as shown on page 40R)
Item
7
E-17
Letter to Board of Supervisors - St. Martin Bus Maintenance Facility (as shown on page 40S)
Item
7
E-18
Request from Vancleave to Contact Board of Supervisors (as shown on page 40T)
Item
7
E-19
Resolution for Pennie Baum (as shown on page 40U)
Item
7
E-20
Revised School Calendar (makeup day April 5, 2010)
Item
7
E-21
Tree Removal for Jackson County Conservation District (as shown on page 40V)
Item
7
F
Trips
Item
7
G
Legal Student Transfers
Item
7
H
Licensed Educator Resignations 2009-2010
Item
7
I
Licensed Educator Resignations 2010-2011
Item
7
J
Licensed Educator Non - Recommendations 2010-2011
Item
7
K
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2009-2010
Item
7
L
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2010-2011
Item
7
M
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2009-2010
Item
7
N
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2010-2011
Item
7
O
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2009-2010
Item
7
P
Substitutes 2009-2010

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 Absent
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

APPROVE MINUTES - February 8, 2010: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the minutes for February 8, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

ATTENDANCE AWARDS: Shown on page 40W. No action taken.

ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR: Shown on page 40W. No action taken.

TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Shown on page 40W. No action taken.

f.y.i. LETTER from OFFICE of the STATE AUDITOR: Shown on page 40X. No action taken.

INSURANCE UPDATE: Laura McCool presented the broad an update on the property insurance. No action taken. Board asked Mrs. McCool to move forward with the quote process and present the information at the April board meeting.

f.y.i. SI 2010 09 16 KF 02 24 2010: No action taken.

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

LICENSURE APPLICATION - HEBERT: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the Licensure Application - Hebert, with the following vote taken:

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

NEW POLICY - ADMINISTRATIVE and COMPENSATORY LEAVE: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to move action on this policy forward, with the following vote taken:

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

REVISED POLICY - IHAC - CREDIT RECOVERY POLICY: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve Revised Policy - IHAC - Credit Recovery, with the following vote taken:

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

f.y.i. VO TECH UPDATE: No action taken.

f.y.i. ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL UPDATE: No action taken.

ELEY GUILD HARDY:

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL LOWER ELEMENTARY ADDITIONS REPORT: As shown on page 40Y. No action taken.

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL LOWER ELEMENTARY CANOPY PRICING: As shown on page 40Z. No action taken.

f.y.i. ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL REPORT: As shown on page 40AA. No action taken.

f.y.i. UPDATE on BLUE and GOLD BUILDING RENOVATIONS: As shown on page 40BB. No action taken.

AMMEND AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to amend the agenda to include Change Order 7 for St. Martin High School, with the following vote taken:

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

CHANGE ORDER 7 - ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve Change Order 7 for St. Martin High School, with the following vote taken:

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

f.y.i. EXECUTED CERTIFICATE of SUBSTANTIAL COMPLETION - BUS MAINTENANCE FACILITY: As shown on page 40CC. No action taken.

f.y.i. EXECUTED CHANGE ORDER 5 - ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL: As shown on page 40DD. No action taken.

f.y.i. EXECUTED CHANGE ORDER 6 - ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL: As shown on page 40EE. No action taken.

f.y.i. VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL and VANCLEAVE LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PROGRESS REPORT: As shown on page 40FF. No action taken.

f.y.i. JACKSON COUNTY BOARD of SUPERVISORS RESPONSE on FT. BAYOU ROAD: As shown on page 40GG. No action taken.

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL ATTENDACE CENTER SEWER CONNECTION UPDATE: No action taken.

REQUEST from ST. MARTIN to CONTACT BOARD of SUPERVISORS - ST. MARTIN NORTH: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve request from St. Martin to contact Board of Supervisors, with the following vote taken:

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

16th SECTION LEASES:

A. Approve to Advertise for Bids on Hunting and Fishing Lease - Cunningham: Motion made by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, to approve to advertise for hunting and fishing lease - Cunningham, with the following vote taken:

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

B. Approve to Advertise for Bids on Hunting and Fishing Lease - Rattlesnake Hill: Motion made by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve to advertise for hunting and fishing lease - Rattlesnake Hill, with the following vote taken:

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

C. Rent Adjustment - First Baptist Church - Vancleave: Motion made by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve rent adjustment for First Baptist Church - Vancleave, with the following vote taken:

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

D. Rent Adjustment - Havard: Motion made by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, to approve rent adjustment for Havard, with the following vote taken:

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

E. Rent Adjustment - Robinson: Motion made by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, to approve rent adjustment for Robinson, with the following vote taken:

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

F. Janice Mason: Motion made by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, to approve the removal of the trailer remaining on the 16th Section land, with the following vote taken:

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

G. Daniel Werner: No action taken.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, 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 Absent
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner, to go into Executive Session at 7:30 p.m. for personnel and student hearings, with the following vote taken:

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson to come out of Executive Session at 8:48p.m., with the following vote taken:

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

STUDENT CASES:

Student Case Number 042:09-10: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to expel the student, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 069:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner to expel the student, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 078:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner that the student  be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on March 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 079:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on April 27, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 080:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on March 12, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 081:09-10: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on April 20, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 082:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on April 16, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 083:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on April 19, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 084:09-10: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on April 23, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 085:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 086:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 7, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 087:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on April 30, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 088:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 10, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 089:09-10: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 11, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 090:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 091:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 092:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 7, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 093:09-10: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 14, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 094:09-10: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 095:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 096:09-10: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

Student Case Number 097:09-10: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie that the student be directly placed at the Alternative School due to written parental consent and if successful return to school on May 25, 2010, with the following vote taken:

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

REPORT from T. HUNT COLE, JR. - FORMAN, PERRY, WATKINS, KRUTZ AND TARDY: No action taken.

APPROVE AGREEMENT with JACKSON COUNTY FIRE DISTRICT REGARDING FIRE DISTRICT BUILDING ON YELLOWJACET BLVD.: Jackson County School District will pay the sum of $10,000.00 to the Jackson County Fire District for the slab that the fire district building is located on provided that the building and the fence is removed within sixty (60) days. Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson to approve the agreement with the Jackson County Fire District regarding the fire district building on Yellowjacket Blvd., with the following vote taken:

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

DONATED DAYS: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Turner to approve Donate Days, with the following vote taken:

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

        
PERSONNEL HEARING and BUDGET HEARING: No action taken.

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, a motion was made by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, the meeting was adjourned at 9:25 p.m., with the following vote taken:

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

 

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

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