JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, March 12, 2012

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, March 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  
Jennifer Strickler District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Carol Rudolph District Office  
Harold Rushing District Office  
Dino Vecchio East Central Attendance Center  
Lynn Brewer East Central Upper Elementary School  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Judy Moore St. Martin East Elementary School  
Charlene Peace St. Martin East Elementary School  
Dr. Chris Williams St. Martin North Elementary School  
Hal Holmes Vancleave Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave High School  
Amy Peterson Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
Karl Swanson Alternative School  
Christy Cumbest Alternative School  
Diane Novak Vo Tech  
Jose Arellero Pryor & Morrow  
Sandra Cochran The Link  
Representatives from churches    
Representatives from schools    

The meeting was called to order at 5:05 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Turner gave the invocation. Board Member Tolbert led the pledge.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie 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
7
B-1
Claim Docket (Docket # 125043 - 126011)
Item
7
B-2
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
7
B-3
Paid Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
7
B-4
Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
7
B-5
Surplus Property
Item
7
B-6
Construction in Progress
Item
7
B-7
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
7
B-8
Not in Budget Items
Item
7
B-9
One Source Items
Item
7
C-2
Request for Medical Leave
Item
7
D-1
2012 - 2013 Food Service Prices
Item
7
E-1
Contract with Kristi Mong, Ph.D.
Item
7
G-2
2012 - 2013 Jackson County School District Calendar
Item
7
G-7
Revised Policy - GFBDS - High School Head Softball Coach
Item
7
G-8
Revised Policy - GFBDT - High School Assistant Softball Coach
Item
7
G-9
Policy Deletion - GFBDU - High School Head Slow Pitch Softball Coach
Item
7
G-10
Policy Deletion - GFBDV - High School Assistant Slow Pitch Softball Coach
Item
7
H-5
Fund Raiser - St. Martin High School
Item
7
H-6
Scholastic Book Fair - Vancleave Lower Elementary School
Item
7
H-7
Donation to Vancleave High School
Item
7
I
Trips
Item
7
J
Legal Student Transfers
Item
7
K
Licensed Educator Resignations 2012-2013
Item
7
L
Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
7
M
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011-2012
Item
7
N
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2011-2012
Item
7
O
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011-2012
Item
7
P
Substitutes 2011-2012
Item
7
Q
f.y.i. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2011-2012
7
7
R
f.y.i. Non Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2011-2012

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

APPROVE MINUTES - FEBRUARY 16, 2012: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the minutes for February 16, 2012, as 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 50A. No action taken.

FREEDON OF SPEECH / PRAYER: No action taken.

SAMPLE POLICY - STUDENT MESSAGE at GRADUATION: As presented, shown on page 50B. No action taken.

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

f.y.i. LNG / CHEVRON TAX REVENUE UPDATE: As presented, shown on page 50C. No action taken.

OPEN RFP for PROPERTY INSURANCE: As presented, copy on file in office of Superintendent. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 12 02 08 2012: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 13 02 23 2012: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 14 02 27 2012: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2012 15 02 28 2012: No action taken.

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

ATT AGREEMENT (Erate): Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the ATT agreement (Erate), as presented, shown on page 50D, 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. RECEPTION and RECOGNITION of the JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT ADMINISTRATORS, TEACHERS, AND PARENTS of the 2011 - 2012 SCHOOL YEAR (April 16, 2012, 4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., Vancleave Middle School Cafeteria): No action taken.

PRESENT NEW POLICY - MIDDLE SCHOOL HEAD SOFTBALL COACH: As presented, shown on page 50E. No action taken.

PRESENT NEW POLICY - MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSISTANT SOFTBALL COACH: As presented, shown on page 50F. No action taken.

PRESENT NEW POLICY - MIDDLE SCHOOL ASSISTANT BASEBALL COACH: As presented, shown on page 50G. No action taken.

REVISED POLICY - GFBDH - MIDDLE SCHOOL HEAD BASEBALL COACH: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to move this item forward, as presented, shown on page 50H, 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

REVISED POLICY - GGBB -SUPPLEMENTAL SCALE: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to move this item forward, as presented, shown on page 50I, 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. CHANGE ORDER 1 - EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL GYM ( to close allowances of the project): As presented, shown on page 50J. No action taken.

f.y.i. UPDATE: ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL - BID RESULTS: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to amend agenda, 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. UPDATE: ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL - BID RESULTS: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to reject all bids on the St. Martin Middle School project, 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. UPDATE: VANCLEAVE UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented. No action taken.

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

GRADE CONFIGURATION CHANGE at ST. MARTIN EAST ELEMNTARY and ST. MARTIN NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS: As shown on page 50K. No action taken.

CONTRACT with IN THE ZONE - ST. MARTIN ATTENDANCE CENTER: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the contract with In The Zone, provided that the wording is changed from income to revenue and add a clause stating the $1,000,000.00 libility insurance is provided, as shown on page 50L, 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:

PRESENT LEASE APPLICATION - BOSARGE: No action taken.

RENT ADJUSTMENT DUE TO REAPPRAISAL - STURGIS: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the rent adjustment due to reappraisal - Sturgis, 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

AMENDMENT to HUNTING and FISHING LEASE - HAMILTON / CLAY CREEK HUNTING CLUB: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the amendment to the hunting and fishing lease - Hamilton / Clay Creek Hunting Club, 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.

f.y.i. BUDGET INFORMATION: No action taken.

BUDGET HEARING / APPROVAL TIMELINE: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the date changes for the budget hearing date and budget approval date, as presented, shown on page 50M,with the following vote taken:

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

SURPLUS PROPERTY: As presented, shown on page 50N.

CONSTRUCTION in PROGRESS: As presented, shown on page 50O.

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown on page 50P.

NOT in BUDGET ITEMS: As presented, shown on page 50Q.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: None

REQUEST for MEDICAL LEAVE

2012 - 2013 FOOD SERVICE PRICES: As presented, shown on page 50R.

CONTRACT with KRISTI MONG, Ph.D: As presented, shown on page 50S.

2012 - 2013 JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT CALENDAR: As presented, shown on page 50T.

REVISED POLICY - GFBDS - HIGH SCHOOL HEAD SOFTBALL COACH: As presented, shown on page 50U.

REVISED POLICY - GFBDT - HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT SOFTBALL COACH: As presented, shown on page 50V.

DELETE POLICY - GFBDU - HIGH SCHOOL HEAD SLOW PITCH COACH: As presented, shown on page 50W.

DELETE POLICY - GFBDV - HIGH SCHOOL ASSISTANT SLOW PITCH COACH: As presented, shown on page 50X.

FUND RAISER - ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL: As presented, shown on page 50Y.

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR - VANCLEAVE LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented, shown on page 50Z.

DONATION to VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: As presented, shown on page 50AA.

TRIPS:

Date of Trip
Name of Trip/Workshop
Destination
Personnel Attending
Cost Source
February 24, 2012
Scientific Learning Accelerated Learning Summit
Hattiesburg T. Green SPED
February 24, 2012
Accelerated Learning Summit
Hattiesburg T. Asher
J. Wilcox
Title I / Professional Development
March 8, 2012
State Board of Directors Meeting
Jackson T. Green SPED
March 18 - 20, 2012
CFPA Training Update
Jackson H. Rushing Business Office
March 22 - 23, 2012
Skills USA State Conference - Hinds County Community College
Pearl C. Helmuth
R. Keleher
N. Wages
JCTC
March 22 - 24, 2012
Mississippi Music Educators Association Convention
Jackson D. Wainwright Title I
March 23, 2012
Software Update Training
Hattiesburg H. Rushing
W. Rushing
Business Office
March 29, 2012
Boxtops for Education
New Orleans R. Broussard
C. Peace
Professional Development
April 11 - 12, 2012
Children's Book Festival
Hattiesburg L. Cummings Library
April 15 - 17, 2012
MASA 2012 Spring Leadership Conference
Jackson H. Holmes
Dr. Van Winkle
Activity
April 16 - 17, 2012
What's New in Young Adult Literature
Jackson M. Farrington Library
April 18, 2012
Follow Up TOT Session on Common Core State Standards
Hattiesburg A. Johnson
A. Nelson
District
April 19 - 21, 2012
State HOSA Conference
Jackson C. Bloomfield
C. Dobbs
District
April 20 - 21, 2012
The Next Step Retreat: Exploring Life After High School
Raymond S. Gunter
No Cost
April 26 - 29, 2012
MEMTA 2012 Conference
Robinsonville C. Pry No Cost

LEGAL STUDENT TRANSFERS:

Student

Grade

Transfer From / To

Bartos, Josef

4

Harrison County / St. Martin

Bartos, Julia

1

Harrison County / St. Martin

Benson, Dallas

K

Ocean Springs / St. Martin

Branan, Zackary

9

Vancleave / St. Martin

Ford, John

6

Ocean Springs / St. Martin

Ford, Tommy

4

Ocean Springs / St. Martin

Harkleroad, Matthew

K

Pascagoula / St. Martin

Ortego, Sebastian

K

Ocean Springs / S. Martin

Ponson, Haley

2

Ocean Springs / St. Martin

Licensed Educator Resignations 2012- 2013

Case, April Counselor - SM Upper St. Martin
Cruso, Cherie Teacher - SM North St. Martin

Licensed Educator Resignations 2011- 2012

Lovelace, Shirley LSC / SPED Teacher - SM High
(Retirement)
St. Martin

Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011 - 2012

Adkinson, Irene Title I Tutor - EC Lower
(2/7/12, $22.00 per hr., 15 hrs. per week)
East Central
Balius, Anna In School Tutor - SM Middle
(2/13/12, $22.00 per hr. when needed)
St. Martin
Ederer, Helene MCT2 Tutor - VC Middle
(1/31/12)
Vancleave
Gore, Alicia Long Term Sub - VC Upper
(3/5/12, rep. H. Thomas)
Vancleave
Ladner, Shawndee In School Title I Tutor - SM Upper
(2/13/12, $22.00 per hr., 19.5 hrs. per week)
St. Martin
Murphy, Jamie LSC - SM High
(2/27/12, supplement $316.00, rep. S. Lovelace)
St. Martin
McAnally, Kristy SPED Homebound Teacher - SM High
(2/13/12, $24.78 per hr., not to exceed 4 hrs. per week)
St. Martin
McMillan, Tammie Homebound Teacher - VC Upper
(3/5/12, $28.41 per hr., not to exceed 4 hrs. per week)
Vancleave
Powell, Holly In School Tutorial - SM Middle
(11/28/11, $22.00 per hr., 6 hrs. per day)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2011- 2012

Anderson, Cyndi SPED Bus Driver - VC
(reduction in hours)
Vancleave
Johnson, Robyn Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2011 - 2012

Broadus, Chona Part Time Food Service Worker - VC Middle
(2/23/12, rep. L. Reynolds)
Vancleave
Crochet, Dawn Life Skills Asst - SM North
(2/12/12, rep. S. Ray)
St. Martin
Dahl, Jennifer SPED Bus Driver - VC
(2/14/12, rep. C. Anderson)
Vancleave
Graafmeyer, Debra K Asst - SM North
(3/1/12, rep. K. Kahl)
St. Martin
Love, Tammi Teacher Asst - SM North
(3/1/12, rep. S. Miller)
St. Martin
Ramsay, Sarah Student Worker - SM
(2/8/12, $7.25 per hr.)
St. Martin

Substitutes 2011 - 2012

Substitutes (click to view) (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.

none    

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson, to go into Executive Session at 7:45 p.m. for legal, personnel 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 Frisbie to come out of Executive Session at 8:30 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

STUDENT CASES:

Student Case Number 073:11-12: 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 074:11-12: 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

Student Case Number 075:11-12: 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 Frisbie Aye
Board Member Turner Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye

Student Case Number 076:11-12: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, 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 077:11-12: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, 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

Student Case Number 078:11-12: Motion by Board Member Turner, 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 079:11-12: 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 080:11-12: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, 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

 

DONATED DAYS: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, 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

PERSONNEL MATTERS: Discussion, no action taken.

Motion by Board Member Turner, second by Board Member Dickerson instructing counsel not to appeal the decision of the Jackson County Circuit Court affirming the decision of the Jackson County Board of Supervisors in the pending East Central zoning case, JCCC cause 2007-00,124(3), 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

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, a motion was made by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Frisbie, the meeting was adjourned at 8:30 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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