JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, December 12, 2011

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, December 12, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. at St. Martin High School, 10300 Yellow Jacket Blvd., Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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  
Dr. Lisa McCartney District Office  
Tonya Green District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Harold Rushing District Office  
Lynda Van Winkle District Office  
Dino Vecchio East Central Attendance Center  
Jim Hughey East Central High School  
Lynn Brewer East Central Upper Elementary School  
Mary Tanner East Central Lower Elementary School  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Dina Holland St. Martin High School  
Mary Miller St. Martin High School  
John Scott St. Martin High School  
Judy Moore St. Martin East Elementary School  
Dawn Barske St. Martin East Elementary School  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave High School  
Jill Davis Vancleave Middle School  
Karl Swanson Alternative School  
Christy Cumbest Alternative School  
Diane Novak Vo Tech  
Jim Brumfield Pryor & Morrow  
Jose Arellero Pryor & Morrow  
Sandra Cochran East Central Link  
Terry Shows First Baptist Church Vancleave  
Brian Miller Pine Lake Baptist Church  

The meeting was called to order at 4:01 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. AFJROTC MS 20002 presented the colors. Board Chairman Fountain led the pledge. Board Member Turner gave the invocation.

RESOLUTION - DAVID SIMS: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson to approve the the resolution for David Sims, as shown on page 10A, 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 the consent agenda as 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
Item
10
B-1
Claim Docket (Docket # 122619 - 123289)
Item
10
B-2
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
10
B-3
Paid Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
10
B-4
Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
10
B-5
Surplus Property
Item
10
B-6
Construction in Progress
Item
10
B-7
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
10
B-8
Not in Budget Items
Item
10
B-9
One Source Items
Item
10
D-1
Contractual Services for Occupational Therapist
Item
10
E-1
National Board Certification - Nicole Baronich
Item
10
F-1-H
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 11 Pipe Bollards
Item
10
F-1-I
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 12 Plywood Chase
Item
10
F-1-J
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 13 Blocking for Wall Pads
Item
10
F-1-K
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 14 Relocation of Thermostats
Item
10
F-1-L
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 15 Additional Motion Sensor
Item
10
F-1-M
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 16 Revised Window Sill
Item
10
F-1-N
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 17 Installation of Sink at Concession
Item
10
F-1-O
East Central Middle School Gym - PCO # 18 Add Dead Bolts to Locker Room
Item
10
F-1-Q
St. Martin Middle School Classroom Addition Construction Documents
Item
10
F-1-R
St. Martin Middle School Plan Review
Item
10
3
HVAC Maintenance Agreement with The Service Company
Item
10
4
Fund Raiser - St. Martin Upper Elementary School
Item
10
G
Trips
Item
10
H
Legal Student Transfers
Item
10
I
Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
10
J
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011-2012
Item
10
K
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
10
L
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011-2012
Item
10
M
Substitutes 2011-2012
Item
10
N
Licensed Transfers in District 2011-2012
Item
10
O
Non - Licensed Transfers in District 2011-2012

APPROVE AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, 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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - ATTENDANCE AWARDS: As presented, shown on page 10B. No action taken.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - TEACHER ATTENDANCE AWARDS: As presented, shown on page 10C. No action taken.

STEPHANIE GRUICH, PRINCIPAL - ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL - OUTSTANDING ADVOCATE for GIFTED EDUCATION: No action taken.

ALEX BURKE, ST. MARTIN GIFTED CENTER - MISSION (EGGCELLENCE) COMPETITION WINNER: No action taken.

BREANNA BECKNER, ST. MARTIN GIFTED CENTER - ART CONTEST WINNER (DEPARTMENT of MARINE RESOURSES 2012 CALENDAR): No action taken.

f.y.i. MATCHING GRANT FUND BALANCE: No change. No action taken.

f.y.i. LNG / CHEVRON TAX REVENUE UPDATE: No change. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 06 11 03 2011: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 07 11 07 2012: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 08 11 09 2012: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 09 11 08 2012: No action taken.

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

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

CAREER PATHWAYS: As presented, shown on page 10D. No action taken.

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL EXECUTED CHANGE ORDER 6: As presented, shown on page 10E. No action taken.

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL EXECUTED CHANGE ORDER 7: As presented, shown on page 10F. No action taken.

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL CHANGE ORDERS RECAP: As presented, shown on page 10G. No action taken.

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL FIELD REPORT - #11 GYM: As presented, shown on page 10H. No action taken.

TIME LINE for UPCOMING EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL PROJECT: As presented, shown on page 10I. No action taken.

TIME LINE for UPCOMING ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL PROJECT: As presented, shown on page 10J. No action taken.

f.y.i. and DISCUSSION EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL RFI #3 - EXISTING WALL at LOCKER ROOM: As presented, shown on page 10K. No action taken.

WITHERINGTON APPEAL and PROPOSAL for WINDOWS - EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Sims, to approve the proposal from Witherington for the windows for the East Central Middle School Gym as presented, shown on page 10L, 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. 5 YEAR CONSTRUCTION PLAN: No action taken.

16th SECTION LEASES
RESCIND HUNTING and FISHING BID AWARDED to SCOTT ELY on NOVEMBER 28, 2011: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Sims, to approve to rescind the hunting and fishing lease awarded to Scott Ely, 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

HUNTING and FISHING LEASE - SECTION 16-6-8: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve hunting and fishing lease on Section 16-6-8, 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

f.y.i. NON PAYMENT OF LEASE: No action taken.

MAY LEASE: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to rescind the lease to May, 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

DISCUSS FREDOM of SPEECH / PRAYER ISSUE: No action taken.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Turner, 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 Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye

CLAIM DOCKET

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET

PAID STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS

SURPLUS PROPERTY: As presented, shown on page 10M.

CONSTRUCTION in PROGRESS: As presented, shown on page 10N.

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown on page 10O.

NOT in BUDGET ITEMS: No change. No action.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS:
No change. No action.

CONTRACTUAL SERVICES for OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST: As presented, shown on page 10P.

NATIONAL BOARD SUPPLEMENT - NICOLE BARONICH: As presented, shown on page 10Q.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #11 PIPE BOLLARDS: As presented, shown on page 10R.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #12 PLYWOOD CHASE: As presented, shown on page 10S.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #13 BLOCKING for WALL PADS: As presented, shown on page 10T.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #14 RELOCATION of TERMOSTATS: As presented, shown on page 10U.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #15 ADDITIONAL MOTION SENSOR: As presented, shown on page 10V.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #16 REVISED WINDOW SILL: As presented, shown on page 10W.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #17 INSTALLATION of SINK at CONCESSION: As presented, shown on page 10X.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM - PCO #18 ADD DEAD BOLTS to LOCKER ROOM: As presented, shown on page 10Y.

ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSROOM ADDITION CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS: Copy on file in office of Superintendent.

ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL PLAN REVIEW: As presented,shown on page 10Z.

HVAC MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT with THE SERVICE COMPANY: As presented,shown on page 10AA.

FUND RAISER - ST. MARTIN UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented,shown on page 10BB.

TRIPS:

Date of Trip
Name of Trip/Workshop
Destination
Personnel Attending
Cost Source
October 15, 2011
EnVision Math Differentiated Instruction Workshop
Hattiesburg M. Evans
T. Noble
Concessions
October 20 - 21, 2011
ADHD and Related Concerns Conference
Hattiesburg V. Hilliard SPED
October 27 - 28, 2011
Cost Efficiency Meeting Legislative Commission
Jackson H. Rushing
W. Rushing
Business Office
October 30 - 31, 2011
Practical Strategies and Interventions for Occupation Therapists
Baton Rouge J. Robinson SPED
November 2, 2011
E-rate Road Show
Hattiesburg D. Peterson
C. Rudolph
E-rate
November 10, 2011
Autism and Sensory Processing Disorders
New Orleans J. Robinson Professional Development
November 14, 2011
MSBA Fall Leadership Conference (Early Bird)
Jackson M. Souza No Cost
November 14 - 15, 2011
DECA State Officer Training Workshop
Raymond N. Bawcum Local Activity
November 28, 2011
RTI Training
Hattiesburg G. Brochard
T. Green
M. McClellan
M. Meehan
M. Pavlov
SPED
December 7 - 8, 2011
MS Teen Pregnancy Prevention Summit
Jackson J. Clark SPED
December 7 - 10, 2011
Mississippi Bandmaster State Clinic
Natchez S. Marshall Pepsi
January 17, 2012
IDEA: Discipline Requirements
Hattiesburg G. Brochard
T. Cox
T. Green
R. Parker
SPED
January 23 - 25, 2012
2012 MASS Alliance Winter Conference
Jackson M. Van Winkle SMAC Activity Fund
February 15 - 17, 2012
National Peer Helpers Conference
Orange Beach P. Kulakowski No Cost
May 5 - 10, 2012
33rd Annual LRP National Institute (SPED Legal Issues)
San Antonio G. Brochard
T. Green
SPED

LEGAL STUDENT TRANSFERS:

Student

Grade

Transfer From / To

Amato, Jacob

7

St. Martin / Ocean Springs

Amato, Olivia

3

St. Martin / Ocean Springs

Jordan, Alexandra

2

St. Martin / Biloxi

Le, Dexter

5

St. Martin / Ocean Springs

Noblitt, Monty

4

Ocean Springs / Vancleave

Pittman, Joshua

6

Ocean Springs / Vancleave

Licensed Educator Resignations 2011- 2012

McHan, Adrian Teacher - VC Lower Vancleave
Powell, Holly Teacher - SM Upper St. Martin
Reid, Megan Yearbook Sponsor - SM Middle St. Martin

Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011 - 2012

English, Kristyn MCT2 Tutor - VC Middle
(11/30/11, $22.00 per hr.)
Vancleave
Fuller, Andrea Yearbook Sponsor - SM Middle
(12/1/11, $1,000.00 per yr.)
St. Martin
Humphreys, Richard Teacher - SM High
(Received upgrade in license. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/11.)
St. Martin
Parker, Kellie Adult After School Care Worker- SM Middle
(11/28/11, $14.00 per hr, 20 hrs. per wk.)
St. Martin
Robertson, Brad MCT2 Tutor - VC Middle
(1/4/12, $22.00 per hr.)
Vancleave
Smith, Connie Teacher - EC Middle
(Received upgrade in license. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/11.)
East Central
Wilson, Justin Teacher - SM Middle
(11/28/11, A-0, due to increased enrollment, NIB approved October 10, 2011)
St. Martin
Zimmerman, Lynn After School Tutor - SM High
(8/25/11, $22.00 per hr., 2 hrs per day)
St. Martin
Barton, Angela
Baxter, Christy
Daugherty, Amanta
Douglas, Cathy
Johnson, Amantha
Landstreet, Elizabeth
May, Lucinda
Miller, Christine
Stalnaker, Tiffany
Presenters for Reading Counts Parent Workshop - VC Lower
(11/15/11, $22.00 per hr.)
Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2011- 2012

Johnson, Joe Custodial - Vo Tech District
Wells, Sandra Bus Driver - EC East Central
Wells, Sandra Full Time Food Service Worker - EC High East Central
Yount, Karen Full Time Food Service Worker - EC Lower East Central

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011 - 2012

Harrell, Robert DDD SPED Bus Driver - EC
(11/7/11, rep. A. Vaughn)
East Central

Substitutes 2011 - 2012

Substitutes (click to view) District

Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2011 - 2012- f.y.i.

none    

Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2011 - 2012 - f.y.i.

Wilkes, Rachel From: 3 hr. Part Time Food Service Worker - VC Lower
To: 4 hr. Part Time Food Service Worker - VC Lower
Vancleave

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Sims, to go into Executive Session at 6:10 p.m. for legal matters and student 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 Dickerson to come out of Executive Session at 6:52 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 012:11-12: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to place student on home bound for the third nine weeks and return to school for the last nine weeks of the school year, 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 039:11-12: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Sims to place student on home bound for the third nine weeks and return to school for the last nine weeks of the school year, 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 049:11-12: 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 050:11-12: 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 051:11-12: 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 052:11-12: 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 053:11-12: 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 054:11-12: 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 055:11-12: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner to overturn the recommendation of the administration, suspend the student for three days and then return to school, 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

DONATED DAYS: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson to approve the donated days, 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

LEGAL MATTERS: Board discussed budget cuts for the 2012 - 2013 school year. No action was taken.

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, a motion was made by Board Member Sims, second by Board Member Frisbie, the meeting was adjourned at 6:53 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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