JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, August 10, 2015

DRAFT COPY

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, August 10, 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  
Laura McCool District Office  
Stuart White District Office  
Ryan Earley District Office  
Stewart Hurley District Office  
Penny Westfaul District Office  
Lark Christian District Office  
Mary Tanner East Central Attendance Center  
Becky White East Central Lower Elementary School  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
Dr. Jeremy Morgan JCTC  
David Besancon Howard Technologies / District Technology  
Roman Holmes Vancleave High School  

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Dickerson gave the invocation. Board Member Tolbert 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-6
Checks to be Written Off
Item
7
B-8
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
7
B-9
Paid Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
7
B-10
Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
7
B-11
Surplus Property
Item
7
B-12
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
7
B-13
One Source Items
Item
7
B-20
Donation to Jackson County Technology Center
Item
7
F-1
IDEA Part B and Preschool Project Application
Item
7
F-2
Certification for IDEA Part B and Preschool FY 2015 - 2016
Item
7
F-3
Statement of Assurances
Item
7
F-4
Private Contract for Student Transportation
Item
7
G-2
National Board Recommendations 15 - 16
Item
7
G-3
Revised Policy - GGB - Computer Technician Salary Scale
Item
7
H-2
East Central Attendance Center Request to Contact Jackson County Board of Supervisors
Item
7
H-3
East Central Lower Elementary School Fund Raiser
Item
7
H-4
St. Martin High School Fund Raiser
Item
7
H-5
Request to Modify Intercom System at Vancleave High School
Item
7
H-6
Revised Policy GGBB - Supplement Scale
Item
7
I
Trips
Item
7
J
Legal Student Transfers
Item
7
K
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2015-2016
Item
7
L
Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
Item
7
M
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2015-2016
Item
7
N
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
Item
7
O
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendation 2015-2016
Item
7
P
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendation 2014-2015
Item
7
Q
Substitutes
Item
7
R
f.y.i. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015-2016
Item
7
S
f.y.i. Non - Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015-2016

AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, 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 - July 13, 2015: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the minutes of July 13, 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

OPEN and AWARD BIDS on BANK DEPOSITIORIES: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee to award bid to Merchants & Marine Bank for St. Martin Attendance Center and East Central Attendance Center; Hancock Bank for Jackson County School District Office, Jackson County Technology Center, and Vancleave Attendance Center, 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 FY 15 BUDGET to ACTUAL: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve to Amend FY 15 Budget to Actual, 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

FY 16 BUDGET: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve to FY 16 Budget, 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

RESOLUTION to LEVY AD VALOREM TAXES for 2015 - 2016: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the Resolution to Levy Ad Valorem Taxes for 2015 - 2016, as shown in Book 48 on page ---A, 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: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the Claim Docket, 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. NOT in BUDGET ITEMS: As shown in Book 48 on page ---B. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH FLOW REPORT: As shown in Book 48 on page ---C. No action taken.

f.y.i. SCHOOL DEPOSITORIES REPORT: As shown in Book 48 on page ---D. No action taken.

f.y.i. 2014 - 2015 AD VALOREM REPORT: As shown in Book 48 on page ---E. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH BALANCE REPORT: As shown in Book 48 on page ---F. No action taken.

f.y.i. LIMITED TAX NOTE, SERIES 2015: As shown in Book 48 on page ---G. No action taken.

f.y.i. CURRICULUM UPDATE: None

DROPOUT PREVENTION PLAN: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the Dropout Prevention Plan, 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. SAFETY MOMENT UPDATE - East Central Lower Elementary School: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 30 07 29 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2015 31 07 31 2015: No action taken.

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

f.y.i. FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: None.

STAFF HANDBOOK: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to move this item to the September 21, 2015 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

16th SECTION - LEASE AMENDMENT - MALLETTE / SHEA'S PLACE: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the lease amendment for Mallette / Shea's Place, 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 - 16th SECTION PARCELS - JACKSON COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the request from Jackson County Recreation Department, 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 - LEASE APPLICATION - GILDEA: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Frisbie, to move this item to the September 21, 2015 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

16th SECTION - RESOLUTION - BARGE LANDING: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to move this item to the September 21, 2015 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

16th SECTION - LEASE AMENDMENTS - 1.Purdy 2. Rodriguez: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the lease amendments for Purdy and Rodriguez, 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 - CANCEL EASEMENT LEASE - COAST COMMUNITY BANK: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve to cancel Easement Lease - Coast Community Bank, 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 - ASSIGNMENT and MORTGAGE of LEASE - ATWOOD / HANCOCK BANK: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve assignment and mortgage of lease - Atwood / Hancock Bank, 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 Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, 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

CHECKS to be WRITTEN OFF (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 48 on page ---H.

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---I.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, copy on file in Office of Superintendent.

DONATION to JACKSON COUNTY TECHNOLOGY CENTER: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---K.

IDEA PART B and PRESCHOOL PROJECT APPLICATION: Copy on file in Office of Superintendent.

CERTIFICATION for IDEA PART B and PRESCHOOL FY 2015 - 2016: Copy on file in Office of Superintendent.

STATEMENT of ASSURANCES: Copy on file in Office of Superintendent.

PRIVATE CONTRACT for STUDENT TRANSPORTATION: Copy on file in Office of Superintendent.

NATIONAL BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS 15 - 16: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---L.

REVISED POLICY - GGB - COMPUTER TECHNICIAL SALARY SCALE: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---M.

EAST CENTRAL ATTENDANCE CENTER REQUEST to CONTACT JACKSON COUNTY BOARD of SUPERVISORS: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---N.

EAST CENTRAL LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FUND RAISER: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---O.

ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL FUND RAISER: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---P.

REQUEST to MODIFY INTERCOM SYSTEM at VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---Q.

REVISED POLICY GGBB - SUPPLEMENT SCALE: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---R.

TRIPS: (click to view)

Legal Student Transfers (click to view)

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

Vallo, Jillian Asst Principal - SM East
(7/20/15, E-23, rep. M. Perkins)
St. Martin

Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

   
Bourriague, Chassidie Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Houseman, Patricia Teacher - SM Middle St. Martin

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

Battaya, LaCosta Teacher - SM Middle
(8/3/15, AA-4, rep. T. Gaskin)St. Martin
Broussard, Rachel 3rd Grade Reading Test Remediation Teacher - SM East
(7/2/15, $22.00 per hr., not to exceed 2 hrs. per day for 10 days)St. Martin
Callegari, Licia Teacher - SM North
(8/3/15, A-0, resigned Teacher Asst. position SM North, rep. M. McClendon)St. Martin
Capers, Samantha Teacher - SM Middle
(8/3/15, A-5, rep. A. Batia)St. Martin
Ceccorulli, Ryan Boys & Girls Head Soccer Coach - SM Middle
(8/3/15, $3,000.00 per yr, new position)St. Martin
Everett, Kimberly Teacher - EC High
(8/3/15, AA-10, rep. D. Tucker)East Central
Davis, Stephanie Teacher - EC Middle
(8/3/15, AA-0, rep. C. Murray)
East Central
Heise, Angela Head Swim Team Coach - SM High
(8/3/15, $2,000.00 per yr., vacant)St. Martin
McNabb, Dawn Teacher - SM Upper
(8/6/15, A-8, rep. J. Harpring)St. Martin
Moser, Robyn SPED Teacher - SM East
(8/3/15, AA-13, new position)St. Martin
Patronas, Andrea SPED Teacher - SM East
(8/3/15, A-7, rep. L. Bryant)St. Martin
Polk, Jodi SPED Teacher - SM North
(8/3/15, AA-6, rep. K. Tracy)St. Martin
Sanders, Jill Long Term Sub / Media / Librarian - VC High
(8/6/15, $100.00 per day, rep. C. Henderson)
Vancleave
Scruggs, Amy Teacher - SM High
(8/3/15, A-3, rep. J. Leonard)St. Martin
Sema, Brandon Teacher - SM High
(8/3/15, A-0. rep. L. Zimmerman)St. Martin
Wescovich, Tammy 3rd Grade Reading Test Remediation Teacher - SM East
(7/2/15, $22.00 per hr., not to exceed 2 hrs. per day for 10 days)St. Martin
Williams, Robert Band Director - EC Middle
(8/3/15, A-0, rep. S. Marshall)East Central
Williamson, Lauren TST - SM North
(8/3/15, new position (Title I Budget))St. Martin
Recommendation Corrections (click to view)EC, SM, VC

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

Callegari, Licia Teacher Asst - SM North
(resigning to accept teacher position)St. Martin
Davis, Melba Custodian - VC High Vancleave
Fairley, Steven Mechanic I - EC (retirement)East Central
Greer, Michele Full Time Food Service Worker - SM Middle
Henry, Michael 1/2 Route Bus Driver - VC Vancleave
Johnson, Robert 1/2 Route Bus Drive - VC Vancleave
McDonald, Elisa Bus Driver - EC East Central
Mitchell, Gary Bus Driver - VC Vancleave
Moore, Khrysthal Nurse Asst - SM North
(8/6/15, resigning to accept teacher asst position - SM East)St. Martin
Rogers, Lesli Part Time Food Service Worker - EC Middle
(resigning to accept full time food service worker position - EC Middle)East Central
Stepro, Maria Full Time Food Service Worker - SM High St. Martin
Love - Thomas, Tammi Teacher Asst - SM North St. Martin

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

Benton, Crystal Teacher Asst - SM East
(8/6/15, new position)St. Martin
Desporte, Breanna Teacher Asst - Alternative School - SM High
(8/6/15, rep. M. Collom)St. Martin
Grafe, Donna Office Asst - EC Lower
(correcting annual recommendations from 7.5 hrs. per day to 8 hrs. per day)
East Central
Landry, Olivia Life Skills Asst - SM Upper
(8/6/15, rep. A. Poelma)St. Martin
Marie, Angelena SPED Teacher Asst - SM North
(8/6/15, rep. H. Hutchison)St. Martin
McCreary, Bridgett Teacher Asst - SM North
(8/6/15, new position)St. Martin
Moore, Khrysthal Teacher Asst - SM North
(8/6/15, resigned nurse asst position - SM East, rep. T. Love)St. Martin
Parker, Bernadette Title I Asst - SM Upper
(8/6/15, new position)St. Martin
Parrott, Kaitlynn Teacher Asst - SM North
(8/6/15, new position)St. Martin
Rogers, Lesli Full Time Food Service Worker - EC Middle
(8/5/15, resigned from part time food service worker - EC Middle, rep. A. McCann)
East Central
Taylor, Brenda Full Time Food Service Worker - EC Middle
(8/5/15 - 9/1/15, leave of absence)East Central
Turner, Sylvia Teacher Asst - SM North
(8/6/15, new position)St. Martin
Wellman, Kara Teacher Asst - SM North
(8/6/15, new position)St. Martin
Recommendation Corrections (click to view)EC, SM, VC

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

Grafe, Donna Office Asst - EC Lower
(correcting annual recommendations from 7.5 hrs. per day to 8 hrs. per day)
East Central

Substitutes (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)

Bryant, Linsey To: Gifted Teacher - District
From: Resource Teacher - SM East District / St. Martin
Ceccorulli, Ryan To: Tutorial - SM Middle
From: Health, Safety, Drug Ed - EC High St. Martin / East Central
Gartman, Cristina To: Spanish Teacher - SM High
From:Spanish Teacher - VC High St. Martin / Vancleave
Henson, Kristy To: SEPD Teacher - SM Middle
From: 6th Grade Math Teacher - SM Middle St. Martin
Meyer, Ivy To: 2nd Grade Teacher SM East
From: 1st Grade Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Reid, Megan To: 1st Grade Teacher - SM East
From: K Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Romine, Leslie To:K Teacher SM East
From: 1st Grade Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Spratley, Jeanne To: 2nd Grade Teacher SM East
From: 1st Grade Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Williamson, Justin To: PE Teacher - SM Middle
From: History Teacher - SM High
St. Martin

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

Borries, Charlene To: 2nd Grade Teacher Asst - SM East
From: 1st Grade Teacher Asst - SM East St. Martin
Byrd, Lisa To: SPED Teacher Asst - VC High
From:SPED Teacher Asst - SM North Vancleave / St. Martin
Freche, Amanda To: 1st Grade Teacher Asst - SM East
From: Compass Lab - SM East St. Martin
Hill, Mary Faye To: SPED Bus Driver - VC
From: Bus Driver - SM
Vancleave / St. Martin
Lumpkin, Teresa To: 2nd Grade Teacher Asst - SM East
From: 1st Grade Teacher Asst - SM East St. Martin
Pullins, Thomasa To: 2nd Grade Teacher Asst - SM East
From: 1st Grade Teacher Asst - SM East St. Martin
Rogers, Mary To: 1st Grade Teacher Asst - SM East
From: K Teacher Asst - SM East St. Martin
Utman, Rachel To: K Teacher Asst - SM East
From: 1st Grade Teacher Asst - SM East St. Martin

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to go into Executive Session at 7:00 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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to come out of Executive Session at 7:35 p.m., with the following vote taken:

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

PERSONNEL: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to accept the recommendation of the administration on the personnel employment status, with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Absent
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 7:36 p.m., with the following vote taken:

Board Member Fountain Aye
Board Member Frisbie Absent
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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