JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Thursday, January 12, 2012

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Thursday, January 12, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. at the District Office, 4700 Col. Vickrey Road, Vancleave, MS 39565.

The following members were present:

Kenneth A. Fountain Chairman  
Troy E. Frisbie Vice Chairman  
Randal B. Turner Secretary  
Glenn A. Dickerson District 1  
Karen R. Tolbert District 2  
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  
Lark Christian District Office  
Tonya Green 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  
Lynn Brewer East Central Upper Elementary School  
Becky White East Central Upper Elementary School  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Dina Holland St. Martin High School  
Patricia Keaney St. Martin Middle School  
Karl Swanson Alternative School  
Diane Novak Vo Tech  
Jose Arellero Pryor & Morrow  
Sandra Cochran East Central Link  
Tommy Fairfield Jackson County Utility Authority  

The meeting was called to order at 5:02 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Frisbie gave the invocation. Board Member Tolbert led the pledge.

ELECTION of OFFICERS - PRESIDENT: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie to nominate Board Member Fountain as President. No other nominations were made. The following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

ELECTION of OFFICERS - VICE PRESIDENT: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert to nominate Board Member Frisbie as Vice President, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Nay
Board Member Frisbie  
Board Member Turner Nay
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

ELECTION of OFFICERS - VICE PRESIDENT: Motion by Board Member Fountain, second by Board Member Frisbie to nominate Board Member Turner as Vice President, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner  
Board Member Dickerson Nay
Board Member Tolbert Nay

ELECTION of OFFICERS - SECRETARY: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to nominate Board Member Turner as Secretary, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner  
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

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

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Item
8
B-1
Claim Docket (Docket # 123290 - 123885)
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 - November 2011
Item
8
B-5
Student Activity / Club Accounts - December 2011
Item
8
B-6
Surplus Property
Item
8
B-7
Construction in Progress
Item
8
B-8
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
8
B-9
Not in Budget Items
Item
8
D-1
Added Hours to Contract for Interpreting Services for Deaf Teacher and Student
Item
8
E-1
Revised Policy IHF - Requirements for Graduation
Item
8
E-2
Addendum to 2011 - 2012 High School Handbook
Item
8
F-4
Scholastic Book Fair - East Central Lower Elementary School
Item
8
F-5
Scholastic Book Fair - East Central Upper Elementary School
Item
8
G
Trips
Item
8
H
Legal Student Transfers
Item
8
I
Licensed Administrator Resignations 2012-2013
Item
8
J
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2012-2013
Item
8
K
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2011-2012
Item
8
L
Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
8
M
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011-2012
Item
8
N
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
8
O
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011-2012
Item
8
P
Substitutes 2011-2012 (none)

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 Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - ATTENDANCE AWARDS: As presented, shown on page 19A. No action taken.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: None. 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. WORKERS COMP UPDATE: No action taken.

f.y.i. EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL FIELD REPORT #12: As presented, shown on page 19B. No action taken.

f.y.i. EXECUTED CHANGE ORDER #8 EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM: As presented, shown on page 19C. No action taken.

DISCUSS and APPROVE OPTIONS for EAST CENTRAL UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RESTROOM RENOVATIONS: As presented, shown on page 19D. No action taken.

f.y.i. 5 YEAR CONSTRUCTION PLAN: No action taken.

JACKSON COUNTY UTILITY AUTHORITY PROPOSAL: Board moved item forward.

NSBA MEMBERSHIP FEE: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Turner, to decline the membership in the National School Boards Association, shown on page 19E, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

16th SECTION LEASES
PROCEED with STEPS to RECLASSIFY 55 ACRES on SECTION 16-4-7: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to proceed with steps to reclassify 55 acres on Section 16-4-7, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

AUTHORIZE BOARD ATTORNEY to PROCEED with ADDRESSING LEASE VIOLATIONS: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to authorized board attorney to proceed with addressing lease violations, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

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

DISCUSS FREDOM of SPEECH / PRAYER ISSUE: 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 Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

CLAIM DOCKET

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET

PAID STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS - NOVEMBER 2011

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS - DECEMBER 2011

SURPLUS PROPERTY: As presented, shown on page 19F.

CONSTRUCTION in PROGRESS: As presented, shown on page 19G.

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown on page 19H.

NOT in BUDGET ITEMS: As presented, shown on page 19I.

ADDED HOURS to CONTRACT for INTERPRETING SERVICES for DEAF TEACHER and STUDENT:
As presented, shown on page 19J.

REVISED POLICY IHF - REQUIREMENTS for GRADUATION: As presented, shown on page 19K.

ADDENDUM to 2011 - 2012 HIGH SCHOOL HANDBOOK: As presented, shown on page 19L.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - EAST CENTRAL LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented,shown on page 19M.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - EAST CENTRAL UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented,shown on page 19N.

TRIPS:

Date of Trip
Name of Trip/Workshop
Destination
Personnel Attending
Cost Source
January 11 - 13, 2012
MHSAA AD Conference
Vicksburg J. Hughey Athletics
January 18, 2012
Hot Topics / MSBA
Raymond Dr. Amacker
T. Frisbie
District
February 1 -3, 2012
2012 Mississippi CEC Conference
Choctaw G. Brouchard
T. Cox
T. Green
S. Gruich
L. Huff
C. Loreman
S. Lovelace
SPED
February 3, 2012
DTC Training
Hattiesburg D. Ferrer District
February 3, 2012
DTC Training
Hattiesburg S. Tanner No Cost
February 5 - 8, 2012
MECA Conference
Jackson D. Peterson
C. Rudolph
E-rate
February 5 - 8, 2012
MECA Conference
Jackson R. Coker JCTC
February 13 - 16, 2012
MASBO 42nd Annual Conference
Jackson H. Rushing
W. Rushing
Business Office
February 16, 2012
Dr. Jean's Rock, Rhyme, Write & Read
New Orleans V. Allen
D. Cartwright
C. Serpas
J. Mallett
M. Parker
C. Sheehan
D. Sumner
Professional Development
February 17, 2012
Implementing the New Mississippi School Counseling Curriculum
Meridian D. Ferrer Title II
February 28 - 29, 2012
MSBA Annual Conference
Jackson G. Dickerson District
February 29, 2012
CCSS TOT Training for English / LA for Grades 6 - 8
Hattiesburg A. Barnes
K. Endt
H. Miller
District
March 1, 2012
CCSS TOT Training for Math / LA for
Grades 6 - 8
Hattiesburg C. Smith
L. Hebert
J. Monk
District

LEGAL STUDENT TRANSFERS:

Student

Grade

Transfer From / To

Bragg, Scarlett

1

Moss Point / Vancleave

Campbell, Riley

2

Harrison County / Vancleave

Davis, Ian

1

Stone County / Vancleave

Harrison, Preston

2

Ocean Springs / Vancleave

Johnson, Rykell

K

Jackson County / Pascagoula

Johnson, Sade

2

Jackson County / Pascagoula

Mundell, Austyn

K

St. Martin / Vancleave

Mundell, Kelsey

2

St. Martin / Vancleave

Reeves, James

2

Ocean Springs / Vancleave

Ryan, James

2

Ocean Springs / Vancleave

Stewart, Kenley

1

George County / Vancleave

LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR RESIGNATIONS 2012 - 2013

Wallace, Paul
Asst Principal - VC High (Retirement) Vancleave

LICENSED ADMINISTRTOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2012 - 2013

Licensed Administrators
District Office, Alternative, JCTC, East Central, St. Martin, Vancleave (click to view) District Wide

LICENSED ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2011 - 2012

Amacker, Barry Superintendent - District
(Adjust 2011 - 2012 salary based on experience effective 1/1/12)
District

LICENSED EDUCATOR RESIGNATIONS 2011- 2012

Anderson, Yenette Asst Girls Basketball Coach - SM High St. Martin

LICENSED EDUCATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2011 - 2012

Bell, Britteny Teacher - SM High
(1/3/12, A-0, rep. D. Richards)
St. Martin
Blair, Kaye Tennis Coach - SM
(2/1/12, $1,000.00 per yr., rep. D. Neaves)
St. Martin
Bonham, Beverly Teacher - VC Lower
(1/3/12, A-0, rep. A. McHan)
Vancleave
Danis, Dana After School Tutor - EC Middle
(10/4/11, $22.00 per hr., 2 hrs. per week)
East Central
Farrington, Monique Tennis Coach - SM
(2/1/12, $1,000.00 per yr., rep. D. Neaves)
St. Martin
Harry, Jana Teacher - EC High
(1/3/12, A-0, rep. B. Salter)
East Central
Havard, Barbara Teacher - SM East
(Receive upgrade in license. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/11.)
St. Martin
Rankin, Jessica In School and After School Tutor - SM Middle
(11/2/11, $22.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Romero, Krystal Teacher - SM Upper
(1/3/12. A-0, transfer from non - certified position, rep. H. Powell)
St. Martin
Rustin, John Teacher - SM East
(1/9/12, A-6, rep. R. Davis)
St. Martin
Salley, Linda Teacher - SM High
(Receive upgrade in license. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/11.)
St. Martin
Tyndall, Rebecca Teacher - SM High
(Receive upgrade in license. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/11.)
St. Martin

NON - LICENSED EDUCATOR RESIGNATIONS 2011- 2012

Burns, Carl Bus Driver - VC Vancleave
Carty, Terry Bus Driver - VC Vancleave
McDonald, Bruce Bus Driver - East Central East Central
McDonald, Bruce SPED Bus Aide - East Central East Central
Romero, Krystal Title 1 Asst - SM Upper
(transfer to certified position)
St. Martin
Young, Deborah Nurse Asst - SM North St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011 - 2012

Freeman, Trenton Student Worker - SM
(1/5/12, $7.25 per hr.)
St. Martin
Greer, Michele Full Time Food Service Worker - SM Middle
(1/4/12, rep. K. Francisco)
St. Martin
McCoy, Cassoundra Custodian - EC High
(1/9/12, rep. D. Johnson)
East Central
Munson, Deborah Bus Driver - VC
(1/4/12, rep. C. Burns)
Vancleave
Winters, Brenda Part Time Food Service Worker - SM Middle
(1/4/12, rep. S. Dunning)
St. Martin

Substitutes 2011 - 2012

Substitutes (click to view) District

LICENSED EDUCATOR TRANSFERS in DISTRICT 2011 - 2012- f.y.i.

Rouse, Brenda From: SPED Teacher - SM High
To: SPED Hearing Impaired Teacher - VC Upper
St/ Martin / Vancleave

NON - LICENSED EDUCATOR TRANSFERS in DISTRICT 2011 - 2012 - f.y.i.

none    

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to go into Executive Session at 6:00 p.m. for legal matters and student hearings,with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie to come out of Executive Session at 6:06 p.m. to discuss Jackson County Utility Authority proposal, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

JACKSON COUNTY UTILITY AUTHORITY: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the Jackson County Utility Authority proposal for $10,000.00, as shown on page 19O, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to go into Executive Session at 6:25 p.m. for legal matters and student hearings,with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson to come out of Executive Session at 7:03 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

STUDENT CASES:

Student Case Number 025:11-12: No show. No action.

Student Case Number 034:11-12: No show. No action.

Student Case Number 056:11-12: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Turner to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

Student Case Number 057:11-12: 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 Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

Student Case Number 058:11-12: 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 Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

Student Case Number 059:11-12: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Tolbert to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert 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 Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

LEGAL MATTERS:

Board discussed recent pardon of former teacher. No action taken.

Board discussed revision of Policy BA. 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 Frisbie, the meeting was adjourned at 7:04 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

 

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Kenneth A. Fountain, Chairman Randal B. Turner, Secretary

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