JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, April 13, 2015

 

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, April 13, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. at the District Office, 4700 Col. Vickrey Road, Vancleave, MS.

The following members were present:

Kenneth A. Fountain Chairman  
Troy E. Frisbie Vice Chairman  
Karen R. Tolbert Secretary  
Glenn A. Dickerson District 1  
J. Keith Lee District 4  
Dr. Barry Amacker Superintendent  

The following visitors were present:

Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Marie Souza Secretary to the Board  
Dr. Susan Benson District Office  
Stuart White District Office  
Patricia Keaney District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Penny Westfaul District Office  
Lark Christian District Office  
Mary Tanner East Central Attendance Center  
Jamie Wade East Central Upper Elementary  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
Dino Vecchio Vancleave High School  
Dr. John Mundy Vancleave High School  
Jill Davis Vancleave Middle School  
Diane Novak JCTC  
David Besancon Howard Technologies / District Technology  
Brad Patano Machado and Patano  
Teachers District  
Parents and students District  

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

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

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye
Item
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B-4
Claim Docket
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B-5
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
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B-6
Paid Student Activity / Club Accounts
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B-7
Student Activity / Club Accounts
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B-8
Surplus Property
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B-9
Receipts and Disbursements
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B-11
One Source Items
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D-8
Bus Turnaround
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F-2
Revised Policy JBC - Student Admissions
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G-4
Jim Owen Studio for East Central Attendance Center
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G-5
Fred's Janitorial for East Central Attendance Center
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G-6
Jim Owen Studio for St. Martin Attendance Center K-11
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G-7
Sunset Photography for St. Martin Attendance Center Senior Pictures and Activities
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G-8
Request from Vancleave Attendance Center for Covered Walkway at Vancleave Upper Elementary School
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G-9
Jim Owen Studio for Vancleave Attendance Center
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G-10
Resolution - Administrator Appreciation Day
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G-11
Resolution - Teacher Appreciation Day
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G-12
Resolution - Administrative Assistant Appreciation Week
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H
Trips
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I
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2014-2015
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Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
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Licensed Educator Resignations 2014-2015
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Licensed Educator Recommendations 2014-2015
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Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
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Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2014-2015
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Non - Licensed Educator Recommendation 2015-2016
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Non - Licensed Educator Recommendation 2014-2015
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Q
Substitutes 2014-2015
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f.y.i. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015-2016
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f.y.i. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2014-2015
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f.y.i. Non - Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2014-2015

AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the agenda as presented, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

MINUTES - March 16, 2014: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the minutes of March 16, 2015, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

ACHIEVEMENT in REPORTING AWARD from OFFICE of STATE AUDITOR: As shown in Book 47 on page 51A. No action taken.

ATTENDANCE AWARDS - FEBRUARY : As shown in Book 47 on page 51B. No action taken.

ATTENDANCE AWARDS - MARCH : As shown in Book 47 on page 51C. No action taken.

STUDENT / STAFF RECOGINITION: As shown in Book 47 on page 51D. No action taken.

LETTER from MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT of EDUCATION - CHILD NUTRITION : As shown in Book 47 on page 51E. No action taken.

RESCIND APPROVAL of BID to METRO ETHERNET: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Dickerson, to rescind bid to Metro Ethernet, as shown in Book 47 on page 51F, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

AWARD BID for WIRING for WIRELESS: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to award bid for wiring for wireless, copy on file in Office of Superintendent, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

f.y.i. BUDGET PREVIEW: As shown in Book 47 on page 51G. No action taken.

f.y.i. NOT in BUDGET ITEMS: As shown in Book 47 on page 51H. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH FLOW REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 51I. No action taken.

f.y.i. 2014 - 2015 AD VALOREM REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 51J. No action taken.

f.y.i. SCHOOL DEPOSITORIES REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 51K. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH BALANCE REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 51L. No action taken.

f.y.i. LETTER from STACEY PICKERING, STATE AUDITOR: As shown in Book 47 on page 51M. No action taken.

f.y.i. ACHIEVEMENT UPDATE: As shown in Book 47 on page 51N. No action taken.

f.y.i. SAFETY MOMENT UPDATE: As shown in Book 47 on page 51O. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 19 03 04 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 20 03 04 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 21 03 04 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 22 03 16 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 23 03 20 2015: No action taken.

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

PROPERTY INSURANCE RENEWAL: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve Option 1 for property insurance renewal, as shown in Book 47 on page 51P, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

f.y.i. FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: As shown in Book 47 on page 51Q. No action taken.

REVISED POLICY GGBC - TEACHER SALARY SCALE: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve revised Policy GGBC - Teacher Salary Scale, as shown in Book 47 on page 51R, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

2015 - 2016 SCHOOL CALENDAR: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the 2015 - 2016 School Calendar with December 21 - January 1 being changed from Winter Break to Christmas Break, and adding December 21 and May 23 as inclement weather days, as shown in Book 47 on page 51S, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

VANCLEAVE LIFT STATION CHANGE ORDER #1: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve Vancleave Lift Station Change Order # 1, as shown in Book 47 on page 51T, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

f.y.i. DISCUSS DEMOLITION PROJECT at EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL: No action taken.

DICUSSION of 11th STREET PROPERTY: No action taken.

16th SECTION - SERVICES FORM from MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION -16-5-7: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the services from the Mississippi Forestry Commission, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

16th SECTION - f.y.i. PAST DUE RENTS: No action taken.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the consent agenda, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

CLAIM DOCKET (click to view)

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET (click to view)

PAID STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS (click to view)

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS (click to view)

SURPLUS PROPERTY: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51U.

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51V.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51W.

BUS TURNAROUND: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51X.

REVISED POLICY JBC - STUDENT ADMISSIONS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51Y.

JIM OWEN STUDIO for EAST CENTRAL ATTENDANCE CENTER: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51Z.

FRED'S JANITORIAL for EAST CENTRAL ATTENDANCE CENTER: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51AA.

JIM OWEN STUDIO for ST. MARTIN ATTENDANCE CENTER K-11: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51BB.

SUNSET PHOTOGRAPHY for ST. MARTIN ATTENDANCE CENTER SENIOR PICTURES and ACTIVITIES: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51CC.

REQUEST from VANCLEAVE ATTENDANCE CENTER for COVERED WALKWAY at VANCLEAVE UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51DD.

JIM OWEN STUDIO for VANCLEAVE ATTENDANCE CENTER: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51EE.

RESOLUTION - ADMINISTRATOR APPRECIATION DAY: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51FF.

RESOLUTION - TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51GG.

RESOLUTION - ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT APPRECIATION WEEK: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 51HH.

TRIPS: (click to view)

RESIGNATIONS and RECOMMENDATIONS:

Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2014 - 2015 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Vecchio, Dino Long Term Sub - Principal - VC High
(3/9/15, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. A Gruich)
Vancleave

Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

Balius, Cammie Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Dorriety, Candace Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Haynes, Sarah Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Gibson, Kelly Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Miller, Christine Teacher - VC Lower Vancleave
Weaver, Kirby Teacher - SM High St. Martin

Licensed Educator Resignations 2014- 2015

Helmuth, Connie Student Service - JCTC
(Retirement)
JCTC

Licensed Educator Recommendations 2014 - 2015 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Humphreys, Richard PLTW Director - SM High
(8/1/14, $2,000.00 per yr.)
St. Martin
McClellan, Bryan Long Term Sub - SM Middle
(3/25/15, $100.00 per day, rep. S. Groue)
St. Martin
Scott, Robert Long Term Sub - SM High
(2/18/15, rep. A. Lemley)
St. Martin
Scott, Robert SPED Teacher - SM High
(4/6/15, A-0, rep. A. Lemley)
St. Martin
Wicker, Dana SPED Teacher - VC Lower
(4/6/15, A-23, rep. C. Baxter)
Vancleave
Boccaleri, Lisa
Forehand, Janet
Long, Stephanie
Mitchell, Jessica
Mott, Denise
Pettigrew, Rebecca
Poulos, Amber
After School Tutors - SM North
(5/6/15, $22.00 per hr.)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

Collier, Connie Full Time Food Service Worker - SM North
(transferring to Food Service Manager - SM North)
St. Martin
Cooper, Barbara Full Time Food Service Worker - EC Lower
(Retirement)
East Central
Lakes, Christine Office Clerk - VC Lower Vancleave
Pedersen, Shirley Full Time Food Service Manager - SM North
(Retirement)
St. Martin
Sullivan, Jennifer Full Time Food Service Worker - VC Middle
(transferring to Food Service Manager - VC Lower)
Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2014- 2015

Dantzler, Dorothy K Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Smith, Greta Full Time Food Service Worker - EC Lower East Central

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2015 - 2016 (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Collier, Connie Food Service Manager - SM North
(6/1/15, transferring from Full Time Food Service Worker - SM North, rep. S. Pedersen)
St. Martin
Sullivan, Jennifer Food Service Manager - VC Lower
(6/1/15, transferring from Full Time Food Service Worker - VC Middle, rep. T. Hall)
Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2014 - 2015 (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Gavin, Dana Bus Driver - VC
(4/6/15, rep. D. Ranier)
Vancleave
Raby, Janice Full Time Food Service Worker - EC Lower
(4/6/15, transferring from Part Time Food Service Worker)
East Central
Rhea, Michael Maintenance II - VC
(4/6/15, rep. J. Williamson)
Vancleave
Ward, Latisha Full Time Food Service Worker - VC Middle
(3/19/15, rep. V. Sadler)
Vancleave

Substitutes 2014 - 2015 (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Substitutes (click to view) District

Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015 - 2016- f.y.i. (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

none    

Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2014 - 2015- f.y.i. (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

none    

Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015 - 2016 - f.y.i. (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Hall, Tonya To: Food Service Manager - EC Upper
From: Food Service Manager - VC Lower
East Central / Vancleave

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to go into Executive Session at 6:40 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 018:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 062:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 071:14-15: 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 086:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 087:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 088:14-15: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 089:14-15: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 090:14-15: 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 091:14-15: 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 092:14-15: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 093:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 094:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 095:14-15: 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 096:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 097:14-15: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee to approve the recommendation of the administration, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 098:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

 

PERSONNEL: No action taken.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to come out of Executive Session at 7:45 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2015 - 2016 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Ladner, Rhett Principal - VC Middle
(7/1/15, AA-21, rep. J. Davis)
Vancleave

Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee to approve the licensed administrator recommendations 2015 - 2016, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

There being no further business to come before the board at this time, a motion was made by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, the meeting was adjourned at 7:46 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Aye
Board Member Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye
 
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Kenneth A. Fountain, Chairman Attested by Karen R. Tolbert, Secretary

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