JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, February 9, 2015

 

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, February 9, 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  
Jim Hughey East Central High School  
R.L. Watson East Central Middle School  
Jamie Wade East Central Upper Elementary School  
Becky White East Central Lower Elementary School  
Ashley Blackman East Central Lower Elementary School  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Valerie Martino St. Martin Upper Elementary School  
Nanette Whitehead St. Martin East Elementary School  
Lisa Suarez St. Martin North Elementary School  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
Tony Gruich Vancleave High School  
Jill Davis Vancleave Middle School  
Karen Glass Vancleave Upper Elementary School  
Tanya Rasa Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
David Besancon Howard Technologies / District Technology  
Brad Patano Machado and Patano  
Jose Allereano Pryor and Morrow  
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 Dickerson led the pledge.

ELECTION of BOARD OFFICERS: Nomination of Kenneth A. Fountain as Board President by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee. No other nominations. The following vote taken:

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

ELECTION of BOARD OFFICERS: Nomination of Troy E. Frisbie as Board Vice President by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert. No other nominations. The following vote taken:

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

ELECTION of BOARD OFFICERS: Nomination of Karen R. Tolbert as Board Secretary by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie. No other nominations. The following vote taken:

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

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
9
B-1
Claim Docket
Item
9
B-2
Claim Docket #2
Item
9
B-3
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
9
B-4
Paid Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
9
B-5
Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
9
B-6
Surplus Property
Item
9
B-7
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
9
B-9
One Source Items (None)
Item
9
B-14
Donated Items
Item
9
C-4
Bus Turnaround
Item
9
E-1
Conversion from INOW to Central Access
Item
9
E-3
Revised Grant from Mississippi Department of Education to Vancleave High School
Item
9
F-3
East Central Lower Elementary School Book Fair
Item
9
F-4
East Central Upper Elementary School Book Fair
Item
9
F-5
St. Martin East Elementary School Fund Raiser
Item
9
F-6
Vancleave Upper Elementary School Book Fair
Item
9
F-7
St. Martin Attendance Center to Contact the Jackson County Board of Supervisors
Item
9
G
Trips
Item
9
H
Licensed Educator Resignations 2014-2015
Item
9
I
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2014 - 2015
Item
9
J
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2014-2015
Item
9
K
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
Item
9
L
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2014-2015
Item
9
M
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendation 2014-2015
Item
9
N
Substitutes 2014-2015
Item
9
O
f.y.i. Licensed Administrator Transfers in District 2014-2015
Item
9
P
f.y.i. Non - Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2014-2015

AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, 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 - January 12, 2014: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the minutes of January 12, 2015, with the following vote taken:

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

BOARD MEMBER RECOGINITION: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26A. No action taken.

ATTENDANCE AWARDS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26B. No action taken.

TEACHER and STUDENT RECOGINITIONS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26C. No action taken

f.y.i. NOT in BUDGET ITEMS: As shown in Book 47 on page 26D. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH FLOW REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 26E. No action taken.

f.y.i. 2014 - 2015 AD VALOREM REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 26F. No action taken.

f.y.i. SCHOOL DEPOSITORIES REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 26G. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH BALANCE REPORT: As shown in Book 47 on page 26H. No action taken.

RESOLUTION of INTENT to ISSUE NEGOTIABLE NOTE: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the Resolution of Intent to Issue Negotiable Note, as shown in Book 47 on page 26I, 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. SAFETY MOMENT UPDATE - East Central Upper Elementary School: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 14 01 27 2015: No action taken.

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

f.y.i. FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: As shown in Book 47 on page 26J. No action taken.

REQUEST for PROPOSAL for WIRING for WIRELESS: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve Request for Proposal 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

VANCLEAVE UPPER ELEMENTARY ADMIN BUILDING CHANGE ORDER #7R: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve Vancleave Upper Elementary Admin Building Change Order #7, as shown in Book 47 on page 26K, 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 UPPER ELEMENTARY ADMIN BUILDING CHANGE ORDER #8: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve Vancleave Upper Elementary Admin Building Change Order #8, as shown in Book 47 on page 26L, 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

AMEND AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to amend the agenda to change Item F - 2 - A to approve Memorandum of Understanding with Jackson County Utility Authority, 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

MEMORANDUM of UNDERSTANDING with JACKSON COUNTY UTILITY AUTHORITY: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the Memorandum of Understanding with Jackson County Utility Authority, as shown in Book 47 on page 26M, 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

REQUEST to JACKSON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the request to Jackson County Emergency Management shown in Book 47 on page 26N, 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 - 8 YEAR REAPPRAISAL (JCBS LUM CUMBEST RECREATIONAL GROUNDS and PURDY: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the 8 Year Reappraisal (JCSB Lum Cumbest Recreational Grounds and Purdy), 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 - AMEND PURDY LEASE: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the amendment of Purdy lease, 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 - ADVERTISE for BIDS - MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION - FIRST THINNING SECTION 16-4-7: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Lee, to approve to advertise for bids - Mississippi Forestry Commission - First Thinning Section 16-4-7, 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 - LETTER from SAM MORGAN, MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION - TREE REMOVAL - TACK PROPERTIES: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the request from Sam Morgan, Mississippi Forestry Commission, for tree removal on TACK Properties, 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 - LETTER from SAM MORGAN, MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION - TREE REMOVAL - WHISPERING PINES GOLF COURSE: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the request from Sam Morgan, Mississippi Forestry Commission, for tree removal on Whispering Pines Golf Course, 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 Lee, 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)

CLAIM DOCKET #2 (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 26O.

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26P.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: None

DONATED ITEMS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26Q.

BUS TURNAROUND: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26R.

CONVERSION from INOW to CENTRAL ACCESS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26S.

REVISED GRANT from MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT of EDUCATION to VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26T.

EAST CENTRAL LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOOK FAIR: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26U.

EAST CENTRAL UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOOK FAIR: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26V.

ST. MARTIN EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FUND RAISER: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26W.

VANCLEAVE UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOOK FAIR: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26X.

ST. MARTIN ATTENDANCE CENTER to CONTACT JACKSON COUNTY BOARD of SUPERVISORS: As presented, shown in Book 47 on page 26Y.

TRIPS: (click to view)

Licensed Educator Resignations 2014 - 2015

Baxter, Christy SPED Teacher - VC Lower Vancleave
Beebe, Scott MS Fast Pitch Head Coach - SM Middle St. Martin
Blackmon, Courtney Teacher - EC Lower East Central
Lemley, Toni SPED Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Shoemaker, Jennifer HS Girls Head Track Coach - SM High
(resigning to take Boys Head Track Coach - SM Middle)
St. Martin
Walker, Brittany MS Fast Pitch Asst Coach - SM Middle St. Martin
Williamson, Justin MS Boys Head Track Coach - SM Middle
(resigning to take Girls Head Track Coach - SM High)
St. Martin

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

Moore, Judy Long Term Sub Asst Principal - SM East
(1/26/15, $150.00 per day, replacing M. Perkins)
St. Martin

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

Bolin, Ashley Teacher - SM High
(Recommended with three years experience. One year has been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 1/5/15.)
St. Martin
Bolin, Ashley After School Tutor - SM High
(1/26/15, $22.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Gaskin, William Teacher - SM Middle
(1/6/15, A-12, rep. J. Wilson)
St. Martin
Giacone, Kimberly SPED Teacher / Inclusion - EC Middle
(1/7/15, A-0, new position)
East Central
Hattaway, Regina Long Term Sub - EC Lower
(1/26/15, $100.00 per day, rep. C. Blackmon)
East Central
Haynes, Sarah Teacher - SM High
(Received upgrade in license. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/14.)
St. Martin
Hitt, Lindsay MS Fast Pitch Asst Coach - SM Middle
(1/13/15, $2,000.00 per yr., rep. B. Walker)
St. Martin
Lee, Mary Teacher - EC Lower
(Received upgrade in license. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/14.)
East Central
McLaughlin, Virginia After School Tutor - SM Upper
(10/13/14, $22.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Powell, Diane Long Term Sub - SM Middle
(1/20/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. K. Nettles)
St. Martin
Puzz, Amanda Teacher - SM Middle
(12/16/14, A-0. rep. T. Baygents)
St. Martin
Savage, Jessica Long Term Sub for Pre-school SPED - VC Lower
(2/3/15 - 3/27/15, $100.00)
Vancleave
Shoemaker, Jennifer MS Boys Head Track Coach - SM Middle
(2/1/15, $1,500.00 per yr., resigned Girls Head Track Coach - SM High)
St. Martin
Walker, Brittany MS Fast Pitch Head Coach - SM Middle
(1/13/15, $3,000.00 per yr., rep. S. Beebe)
St. Martin
Williamson, Justin HS Girls Head Track Coach - SM High
(2/1/15, $1,500.00 per yr., resigned Boys Head Track Coach - SM Middle)
St. Martin
Wilson, Justin After School Tutor - SM Middle
(11/10/14, $22.00 per hr.)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

Fountain, Rebecca Secretary - SM Upper
(Retirement)
St. Martin
Smith, Virginia Title Teacher Asst - EC Upper
(Retirement)
East Central

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2014- 2015

Griffin, Lou Custodian - VC Upper Vancleave
Phillips, Sheryl Custodian - EC Middle East Central
Porter, Lauren Title I Asst - EC Lower East Central
Williamson. Jonathan Maintenance - VC Vancleave

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

Laster, Regina Part Time Food Service Worker - EC Upper
(1/20/15, vacant position)
East Central
Rodriguez, Annette Tutor - SM High
(1/5/15, $12.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Rodriguez, Denise Tutor - SM High
(1/13/15, $12.00 per hr., 2 hrs. per day)
St. Martin
Sharon, Vickie Bus Driver - VC
(1/6/15, rep. C. Anderson)
Vancleave
Wien, Steve Bus Driver - EC
(2/2/15, increase in hrs.)
East Central

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

Substitutes (click to view) District

Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2014 - 2015- f.y.i.

none    

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

Byrd, Lisa To: SPED Asst - SM North
From: SPED Asst - VC Middle
St. Martin / Vancleave
Dueitt, Alesua To: SPED Asst - EC Lower
From: SPED Asst - EC Middle
East Central

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to go into Executive Session at 6:45 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

Student Case Number 004:14-15: 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 042:14-15: No show. No action.

Student Case Number 045:14-15: 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 046:14-15: 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 047:14-15: 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 048:14-15: 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 049:14-15: 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 051:14-15: 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 052:14-15: 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 053:14-15: 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 054:14-15: 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 055:14-15: 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

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

LEGAL and PERSONNEL: No action taken.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to come out of Executive Session at 9:26 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

 

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 Dickerson, the meeting was adjourned at 9:27 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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