JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, December 14, 2015

DRAFT COPY

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, December 14, 2015, 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  
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  
Stewart Hurley 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  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
John Mundy Vancleave High School  
Tanya Posey Vancleave Lower Elementary School  
David Besancon Technology Director  
Brad Patano Machado / Patano  
Parents and students    

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Lee gave the invocation. Board Member Dickerson 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-1
Claim Docket
Item
7
B-2
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
7
B-3
Paid Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
7
B-4
Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
7
B-5
Surplus Property
Item
7
B-6
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
7
B-7
One Source Items
Item
7
B-10
East Central Middle School Library Book Discard
Item
7
B-11
Vancleave Middle School Library Book Discard
Item
7
E-3
National Board Recommendations for 15 - 16 (Addendum 2 and Addendum 3)
Item
7
F-3
Request from St. Martin North Elementary School for Assistance from Singing River Electric Power Association
Item
7
F-4
Vancleave Upper Elementary School Fund Raiser
Item
7
G
Trips
Item
7
H
Legal Student Transfers
Item
7
I
Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
Item
7
J
Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
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7
K
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2015-2016
Item
7
L
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
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7
M
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
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7
N
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendation 2015-2016
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7
O
Substitutes
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7
P
f.y.i. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015-2016
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Q
f.y.i. Non - Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015-2016

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 - November 16, 2015: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the minutes of November 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

TEACHER and STUDENT ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: No action taken.

ATTENDANCE AWARDS: No action taken.

CHROME BOOKS PRESENTATION - Vancleave High School: No action taken.

f.y.i. NOT in BUDGET ITEMS: As shown in Book 48 on page ---A. No action taken.

f.y.i. MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Cash Flow Report, School Depositories, 2015 - 2016 Ad Valorem Report, Cash Balance Report, Limited Tax Note Series 2015, as shown in Book 48 on page ---B. No action taken.

AMENDMENT to TIMBER SALE CONTRACT: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the amendment to timber sale contract, as shown in Book 48 on page ---C, 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

AUDIT AGREEMENT with CUNNINGHAM CPA's PLLC: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the audit agreement with Cunningham CPA's PLLC, as shown in Book 48 on page ---D, 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

DISCUSS BOND ISSUE TIMELINE: As shown in Book 48 on page ---E. No action taken.

f.y.i. SAFETY MOMENT UPDATE - Vancleave Lower Elementary School: As shown in Book 48 on page ---F. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2016 04 11 04 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2016 05 11 05 2015: No action taken.

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

f.y.i. FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: As shown in Book 48 on page ---G. No action taken.

FY 16 TITLE I PLAN: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the FY 16 Title I 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

FY 16 TITLE I and TITLE II BUDGET: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the FY 16 Title I and Title II 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

f.y.i. GYM BLEACHER REPLACEMENT - EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL, VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: As shown in Book 48 on page ---H. No action taken.

f.y.i. MACHADO PATANO - GYM BLEACHER CONCEPT - EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL, VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: As shown in Book 48 on page ---I. No action taken.

f.y.i. IRWIN SEATING COMPANY- GYM BLEACHER CONCEPT - As shown in Book 48 on page ---J. No action taken.

f.y.i. GYM BLEACHER REPLACEMENT COST ESTIMATE - EAST CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL, VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: As shown in Book 48 on page ---K. No action taken.

f.y.i. ENERGY AUDIT -SCHNIEDER ELECTRIC BUILDINGS AMERICAS, INC. : As shown in Book 48 on page ---L, No action taken.

f.y.i. JACKSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA: As shown in Book 48 on page ---M, No action taken.

SCHEDULE WORK SESSION to DISCUSS BOND ISSUE: Scheduled for January 23, 2016, 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.

16th SECTION - AMENDED LEASE - ST. MARTIN TENNIS COURTS: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the amendment for St. Martin Tennis Courts, 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 - EASEMENT LEASE - BASQUE: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the easement lease - Basque, 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 CANCELLATION - FLATWOODS HUNTING CLUB: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the lease cancellation - Flatwoods Hunting Club, 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 CANCELLATION - STEWART: Board Attorney Jack Pickett asked that this item be moved to the January 11, 2016 agenda to allow Mr. Stewart time to appear before the board.

16th SECTION - LEASE ASSIGNMENT REQUEST - BOSARGE: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the lease assignment request - Bosarge, 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 ASSIGNMENT - BOSARGE: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the lease assignment - Bosarge, 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. LITIGATION - R.T. MAY: No action taken.

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

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, 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

CLAIM DOCKET (click to view)

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET (click to view)

PAID STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET (click to view)

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS (click to view)

SURPLUS PROPERTY: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page --N.

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

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page --P.

EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY BOOK DISCARD: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---Q.

VANCLEAVE MIDDLE SCHOOL LIBRARY BOOK DISCARD: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---R.

NATIONAL BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS for 15 - 16 (Addendum 2 and 3): As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---S.

REQUEST from ST. MARTIN NORTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL for ASSISTANCE from SINGING RIVER ELECTRIC POWER ASSOCIATION: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---T.

VANCLEAVE UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FUND RAISER: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---U.

TRIPS: (click to view)

Legal Student Transfers (click to view)

Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017

Van Winkle, Lynda Psychometrist - District
(Retirement)
District

Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

Bishop, Miranda Head Coach - Girls Track - EC High
Head Coach - Girls Track - EC Middle
East Central
Shoemaker, Jennifer Head Coach - Girls Track - SMHS
(Resigning to accept Head Coach - Boys Track - SM Middle)
St. Martin

Licensed Educator Recommendations 2015 - 2016 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0 - 1.13)

Henry, Blakeli SATP Tutor - EC High
(10/22/15, $22.00 per hr.)
East Central
Lamey, Meaghan Long Term Sub - 1st Grade - SM East
(11/20/15 - 12/18/15, $100.00 per day)
St. Martin
Lamey, Meaghan Long Term Sub - WINGS - SM East
(1/5/16, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 119 days)
St. Martin
MacDonald, Charlene SPED Inclusion Teacher - SM High
(11/9/15, AA-25, rep. D. Pavlus)
St. Martin
Parkman, April Head Coach - Girls Track - SMHS
(1/1/16, rep. J. Shoemaker)
St. Martin
Poelma, Adam Head Coach - Boys Golf - SMHS
(1/1/16, vacant position)
St. Martin
Schoerner, Rachel Long term Sub - SM North
(11/30/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos.)
St. Martin
Shoemaker, Jennifer Head Coach - Boys Track - SMMS
(1/1/16, resigned Head Coach - Girls Track - SMHS, vacant position)
St. Martin
Stallings, Charles Teacher - EC High
(1/4/16, AA-12.5, rep. S. Campbell)
East Central
Talley, Brad Head Coach - Bowling - SMHS
(1/1/16, vacant position)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017

Fletcher, Helen Career Center Technician - VC High
(Retirement)
Vancleave
Lizana, Leah ISI Monitor - SM Middle
(Retirement)
St. Martin
Lizana, Leah Bus Driver - SM
(Retirement)
St. Martin
Tanner, Sandra Kay Bookkeeper - VC
(Retirement)
Vancleave

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

Broadus, Jennifer Clerical - EC
(Recommended with 2 years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust pay accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
East Central
Curtis, Carrie Bus Driver - SM
(11/16/15, rep. S. Craig)
St. Martin
Estis, Tammy Part Time Food Service Worker - EC High
(11/13/15, increase in hours)
East Central
Foster, Melissa Full Time Substitute Bus Driver - VC
(11/12/15, rep. R. Landstreet)
Vancleave
Jackson, Olga SPED Teacher Asst - Exceptional School
(12/1/15, rep. A. Mabry)
District
McCreary, Bridgett Teacher Asst - SM North
(Recommended with 3 years experience. Four years have been verified. Adjust pay accordingly effective 8/6/15.)
St. Martin
Reverse, Lateacha Office Clerk - VC Upper
(11/20/15, rep. P. Vaughn)
Vancleave
Sheffield, Starlette K Teacher Asst - VC Lower
(1/5/16, rep. C. Mizelle)
Vancleave

Substitutes (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Substitutes (click to view) District

Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015 - 2016- 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)

none    

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to go into Executive Session at 6:35 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 045:14-15: 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 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 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 047:15-16: 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 048:15-16: 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 049:15-16: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, 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 050:15-16: 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 Tolbert Aye
Board Member Dickerson Aye
Board Member Lee Aye

Student Case Number 051:15-16: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, 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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to come out of Executive Session at 7:30 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 Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, the meeting was adjourned at 7:33 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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