JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, November 16, 2015

DRAFT COPY

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, November 16, 2015, at 5:00 p.m. at St. Martin Upper Elementary School Cafeteria, 11000 Yellowjacket Blvd., Ocean Springs, 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  
Stewart Hurley District Office  
Penny Westfaul District Office  
Lark Christian District Office  
Mary Tanner East Central Attendance Center  
Shea Scarborough St. Martin High School  
Val Martino St. Martin Upper Elementary School  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
Rhett Ladner Vancleave Middle School  
Randy Bosarge Supervisor Elect  
Brad Patano Machado / Patano  
Jose Arellero Pryor & Morrow  
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.

AGENDA: Board Member Dickerson requested that Item G 2 be changed from f.y.i. to approve.

AGENDA: Dr. Barry Amacker requested that Change Order # 3 from Machado Patano be added to the agenda for approval.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert 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
Student Activity / Club Accounts - St. Martin September (amended)
Item
7
B-6
Surplus Property
Item
7
B-7
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
7
B-8
One Source Items
Item
7
B-11
Donation to East Central Upper Elementary School
Item
7
B-12
Donation to Vancleave Lower Elementary School
Item
7
C-6
Bus Turn Around
Item
7
F-2
Revised Policy - AE - School Year
Item
7
F-3
Revised Policy - AEA - School Calendar
Item
7
F-4
Reviewed Policy - ADB - Average Daily Attendance
Item
7
F-5
Revised Policy - AF - School Day
Item
7
F-6
Revised Policy - IHFB - Subject Area Policies and Procedures
Item
7
F-7
Delete Policy - IHFC - Subject Area Testing Program Remediation
Item
7
F-8
Licensure Application - Elliot Cassell
Item
7
F-9
Licensure Application - Lesley Fairley
Item
7
G-5
St. Martin East Elementary School Book Fair
Item
7
G-6
2016 Board Calendar
Item
7
G-7
Resolution - Johnson
Item
7
H
Trips
Item
7
I
Legal Student Transfers
Item
7
J
Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
Item
7
K
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2015-2016
Item
7
L
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
Item
7
M
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2015-2016
Item
7
N
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendation 2015-2016
Item
7
O
Substitutes
Item
7
P
f.y.i. Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2015-2016
Item
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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 - October 19, 2015: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the minutes of October 19, 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

ATTENDANCE AWARDS: No action taken.

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

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

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

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

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

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

f.y.i. SAFETY MOMENT UPDATE - Food Service: As shown in Book 48 on page ---G. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2016 01 10 19 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2016 02 10 22 2015: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2016 03 10 26 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 ---H, No action taken.

f.y.i. 2014 - 2015 SATP PARCC Test Results: As shown in Book 48 on page ---I, No action taken.

f.y.i. MISSISSIPPI DEPARTMENT od EDUCATION LETTER of ACCREDIATION STATUS for SCHOOL YEAR 2015 - 2016: As shown in Book 48 on page ---J, No action taken.

f.y.i. AGREEMENT BETWEEN OWNER and CONTRACTOR for VANCLEAVE LAGOON CLOSURE: As shown in Book 48 on page ---K, No action taken.

f.y.i. UPDATE on EAST CENTRAL MIDDLE SCHOOL DEMOLITION: As shown in Book 48 on page ---L, Board requested further information and pricing from Machado / Patano to be presented in December.

MEMORANDUM of AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD of SUPERVISORS and the BOARD of EDUCATION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the Memorandum of Agreement Between the Board of Supervisors and the Board of Education, as shown in Book 48 on page ---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

DISCUSS ST. MARTIN MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSROOM NEEDS: As shown in Book 48 on page ---N, No action taken.

f.y.i. JACKSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA (TALLA POINTE PHASE I): As shown in Book 48 on page ---O, No action taken.

16th SECTION - MISSISSIPPI FORESTRY COMMISSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie,approve the Mississippi Forestry Commission services, 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 - BASQUE: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the lease application - 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 - f.y.i. PAST DUE RENTS: No action taken.

CHANGE ORDER # 3 - VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL LIFT STATION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve Change Order # 3 - Vancleave High School Lift Station, as shown in Book 48 on page ---P, 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

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)

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET (click to view)

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

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS (click to view)

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS - ST. MARTIN SEPTEMBER (AMENDED) (click to view)

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

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

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

DONATION to EAST CENTRAL UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---T.

DONATION to VANCLEAVE LOWER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---U.

BUS TURN AROUND: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---V.

REVISED POLICY AE - SCHOOL YEAR: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---W.

REVISED POLICY AEA - SCHOOL CALENDAR: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---X.

REVIWED POLICY ADB - AVERAGE DAILY ATTENDANCE: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---Y.

REVISED POLICY AF - SCHOOL DAY: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---Z.

REVISED POLICY IHFB - SUBJECT AREA POLICIES and PROCEDURES: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---AA.

DELETE POLICY IHFC - SUBJECT AREA TESTING PROGRAM REMEDIATION: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---BB.

LICENSURE APPLICATION - ELLIOT CASSELL: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---CC.

LICENSURE APPLICATION - LESLEY FAIRLEY: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---DD.

ST. MARTIN EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BOOK FAIR: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---EE.

2016 BOARD CALENDAR: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---FF.

RESOLUTION - JOHNSON: As presented, shown in Book 48 on page ---GG.

TRIPS: (click to view)

Legal Student Transfers (click to view)

Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

Abbenante, Lorrie LSC Chairperson - SM Upper St. Martin
Campbell, Stephanie Teacher - EC High East Central
Dunipace, Susanne Teacher - VC High Vancleave
Sawyer, Kate Choir Director - SM Middle St. Martin
Williams, Tiffanie LCS Chairperson - SM Upper St. Martin

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

Battaya, LaCosta Teacher - SM Middle
(Recommended with 4 years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
St. Martin
Bedwell, William Teacher - VC High
(Recommended with 4 years experience. Two years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
Vancleave
Bossarge, Vickie Teacher - EC High
(Recommended with 24 years experience. Twenty five years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
East Central
Cassell, Elliot Teacher - SM High
(11/2/15, A-0, rep. S. Haynes)
St. Martin
Ederer, Helene Long Term Sub - SM High
(11/2/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep .J. McComas)
St. Martin
Fosnacht, Richard Head Tennis Coach - SM High
(8/1/15, $2,000.00 per yr., vacant)
St. Martin
Hiers, Karen LSC Chairperson - SM Upper
(10/5/15, $759.00, rep. T. Williams)
St. Martin
Jenne, Mari Long Term Sub - EC Lower
(10/28/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. D. Lee)
East Central
Jordan, Tim Asst Boys Soccer Coach - VC High
(10/19/15, $2,000.00 per yr., rep. M. Fields)
Vancleave
McDonald, Charlene SPED Inclusion - SM High
(11/2/15, AA-25, rep. D. Pavlus - transfer in district)
St. Martin
McMinn, Janice Counselor - VC Lower
(11/2/15, AAA-30. rep. R. Hitt)
Vancelave
Nygaard, Amy Long Term Sub - EC Middle
(10/5/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. L. Terry)
East Central
Powell, Diane Long Term Sub - SM Upper
(11/4/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 months, new vacancy)
St. Martin
Smith, Jonathan Teacher - EC High
(Received upgrade in license from A to AA. Adjust salary accordingly effective 10/26/15.)
East Central
Sturgill, Kimberly Teacher - SM Middle
(Recommended with 22 years experience. Twenty three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
St. Martin
Wilkins, Michelle Teacher - EC High
(Recommended with 25 years experience. Twenty six years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
East Central
Williams, Tiffanie LSC Chairperson - SM Upper
(8/3/15, $241.00., rep. L. Abbenante)
St. Martin
Vernon, Debra Choir Director - SM Middle
(10/1/15, $2,000.00 per. yr., rep. K. Sawyer)
St. Martin
Young, Susan Long Term Sub - VC Upper
(10/28/15, $100.00 per day, not to exceed 4.5 mos., rep. T. Poole)
Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017

Ramsay, Susan Bookkeeper - SM (Retirement) St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2015- 2016

Allen, Melissa K Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Breland, George Bus Driver - EC East Central
Fields, Mark Asst Boys Soccer Coach - VC High Vancleave
Mabry, Amy SPED Teacher Asst - District Office District
Mizelle, Christina K Teacher Asst - VC Lower Vancleave
Murphy, Ernestine Custodian - VC Lower Vancleave
Thomason, Candy SPED Asst - SM High St. Martin
Vaughn, Paula Office Clerk - VC Upper Vancleave
Wood, Craig Maintenance II - EC
(resigning to accept Mechanic I - EC)
East Central
Worsham, Vanesia Office Clerk - VC Lower
(resigning to accept K Teacher Asst - VC Lower)
Vancleave

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

Broadus, Jennifer Clerical - EC
(Recommended with 3 years experience. Two years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 10/13/15.)
East Central
Cox, Jennifer Bus Driver - VC
(10/26/15, rep. G. Mitchell)
Vancleave
Ellerson, Kimberly District Tutor - SM East
(11/10/15, $10.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Ellerson, Kimberly Title I Tutor - SM East
(2/2/15, $10.00 per hr.)
St. Martin
Hudson, Christina Bus Driver - EC
(10/15/15, vacancy)
East Central
Johnston, Amy Bus Driver - SM
(Recommended with -0- years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 9/17/15.)
St. Martin
Landry, Olivia Teacher Asst - SM Upper
(Recommended with 2 years experience. -0- years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/6/15.)
St. Martin
McBayer, Cecilia Custodian - EC Middle
(Recommended with -0- years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/3/15.)
East Central
McCreary, Bridgett Teacher Asst - SM North
(Recommended with 4 years experience. Three years have been verified. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/6/15.)
St. Martin
Trepkowski, Lisa Bus Driver - VC
(10/21/15, rep. G. Mitchell)
Vancleave
Walding, Ira Bus Driver - EC
(10/15/15, rep. T. Breland)
East Central
Wallace, Cassandra SPED Teacher Asst - SM High
(11/2/15, rep. C. Thomason)
St. Martin
Warren, Stephanie Part Time Food Service Worker - SM High
(11/10/15, vacant position)
St. Martin
Williams, Tracey Full Time Food Service Worker - SM High
(11/10/15, rep. K. Smith)
St. Martin
Wood, Craig Mechanic I - EC
(10/19/15, resigned Maintenance II position - EC, rep. S. Fairley)
East Central
Worsham, Vanesia K Teacher Asst - VC Lower
(1/5/16, resigning from Office Clerk - VC Lower, rep. M. Allen)
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)

Pavlus, Rita To: English Teacher - SMHS
From: SPED - SMHS
St. Martin

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

Alexander, Amy To: Distance Learning Facilitator - VC High
From: Alternative School Teacher Asst - VC High
Vancleave
Pickens, Anna To: Alternative School Teacher Asst - VC High
From: Distance Learning Facilitator - VC High
Vancleave

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 Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to go into Executive Session at 6:05 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 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 064:14-15: 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 025:15-16: 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 032:15-16: 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 033:15-16: 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 034:15-16: 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 035:15-16: 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 036:15-16: 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 037:15-16: 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 038:15-16: 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 039:15-16: 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 040:15-16: 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 041:15-16: 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 042:15-16: 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 043:15-16: 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 044:14-15: 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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to come out of Executive Session at 7:44 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 7:45 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
 
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Kenneth A. Fountain, Chairman Attested by Karen R. Tolbert, Secretary

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