JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Thursday, December 12, 2016

 

School Board Tour, St. Martin Attendance Center

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, December 12, 2016, at 5:00 p.m., at St. Martin Upper Elementary,11000 Yellow Jacket Blvd., St. Martin, MS 39564.

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:

Dr. Barry Amacker Superintendent JCSD  
Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Melissa Rayborn Interim Secretary to the Board  
Dr. Susan Benson District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Stuart White District Office  
Penny Westfaul District Office  
Mary Tanner East Central Attendance Center  
Val Martino St. Martin Upper Elementary School  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
Carl & Carrie White St. Martin Swim  
J.J. Morgan JCTC  
Jessica Mobley JC St. Martin Middle  
Juliana Heise SMHS Art Student  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin  
Sydney Salter VHS Volleyball  
Stephen Salter VHS Volleyball Parent  
Shina Hughes Student  
Dina Holland St. Martin High School  
Anthony Buxton Vancleave High School Parent  
Dr. John Mundy Vancleave High School  
Chris Johnson Vancleave High School  
Mary Miller St. Martin High School  
Shane Trosclair St. Martin High School  
Tina Johnson Vancleave High School  
Kimberly Williams District  
Stephanie Gruich St. Martin Middle School  
Dean Lepoma St. Martin Middle School  
Parents and students    

The meeting was called to order at 5:00 p.m. by Chairman, Kenneth A. Fountain. Board Member Lee gave the invocation. Board Member Dickerson led the pledge.

AGENDA: Board Member Lee requested that Item F-3 be moved to the next board meeting.

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-2
Claim Docket
Item
8
B-3
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
8
B-4
Paid Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
8
B-5
Student Activity / Club Accounts
Item
8
B-6
Surplus Property
Item
8
B-7
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
8
B-8
One Source Items
Item
8
G-1
VUE Donations
Item
8
G-2
ECAC Donation
Item
8
G-5
Revised Policy - IHA/Grading Policy
Item
8
G-6
Revised Policy - GBNA - Safety
Item
8
H
Trips
Item
8
I
Legal Student Releases/Transfers
Item
8
J
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2016-2017
Item
8
K
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016-2017
Item
8
L
Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
Item
8
M
Non - Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016-2017
Item
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N
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations
Item
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O
Substitutes

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 10, 2016: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the minutes of November 10, 2016, 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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS: No action taken.

APPROVE ADVERTISING FOR SEALED BIDS, VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL CENTER, ROOF REPAIRS, motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to Advertise for Sealed Bids 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 54:B9. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH FLOW REPORT: As shown in Book 54:B10. No action taken.

f.y.i. SCHOOL DEPOSITORIES REPORT: As shown in Book 54:B10. No action taken.

f.y.i. FY 17 AD VALOREM REPORT: As shown in Book 54:B10. No action taken.

f.y.i. CASH BALANCE REPORT: As shown in Book 54:B10. No action taken.

f.y.i. LIMITED TAX NOTE, SERIES 2016: As shown in Book 54:B10. No action taken.

f.y.i. FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: As shown in Book 54:C1. No action taken.

f.y.i. WORKERS COMP UPDATE - As shown in Book 54:D1. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 04 11 01 2016: No action taken.

ADVERTISING FOR SEALED BIDS, WIDE AREA NETWORK AND INTERNET SERVICES RFP PROPOSAL FOR COPIER AGREEMENT: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to move this item forward, with the following vote taken: (see attached)

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

PROPOSAL FOR COPIER AGREEMENT: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to move this item forward, 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

GBRB POLICY REVISION - CELL PHONES ISSUED BY THE DISTRICT: Lack of Motion therefore the request was denied. (Book 54:F1)

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

JBCB POLICY REVISION - EDUCATION OF HOMELESS: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Dickerson, with the following vote taken: (Book 54:F-2)

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

REVIEW OF POLICIES: JGCBA, JS, FGCC, IDADABA, IDAE, EBBB. The board reviewed these policies and no changes were made. No Action Taken.

f.y.i.: MS Accountability Standards 2016/2015 Accountability Resource Manual.

PRESENTATION OF NEW POLICY - AIDING AND ABETTING SEX OFFENDERS IN OBTAINING EMPLOYMENT. No action taken. (Shown in Book 54:F6)

PRESENTATION OF NEW POLICIES - MISSION DRIVEN DECISION-MAKING, SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS INDIVIDUAL BOARD MEMBER'S AUTHRORITY AND RESPONSIBILITIES, REVIEW OF BOARD POLICY. No Action Taken.

PRESENT REVISIONS TO BCBD POLICY - School Board Meetings. No Action Taken. (Shown in Book 54:F8)

IDFB POLICY REVISION - CRITERIA FOR CHEERLEADER SELECTION: Lack of Motion therefore the request was denied. (Shown in Book 54:F9)

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

f.y.i.: Presentation of Updated Information on Fab Lab - Dr. John Mundy.

MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING: FAB LAB - Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to Approve Memorandum of Understanding, with the following vote taken: (Shown in Book 54:G4)

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. NO PAST DUE RENTS: No action taken.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, 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 As presented, shown in Book 54:B2.

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET As presented, shown in Book 54:B3.

PAID STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET As presented, shown in Book 54:B4.

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS As presented, shown in Book 54:B5.

SURPLUS PROPERTY: As presented, shown in Book 54:B6.

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown in Book 54:B7.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented, shown in Book 54:B8.

DONATION to ST. MARTIN UPPER: As presented, shown in Book 54:B11.

REQUEST TO AMEND J&L JANITORIAL CONTRACT SMAC: As presented, shown in Book 54:G1.

SMAC REQUEST TO CONTACT THE JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: As presented, shown in Book 54:G2.

RETIREMENT RESOLUTION - LINDA MEADOWS: As presented, shown in Book 54:G5.

TRIPS: (click to view)

LEGAL STUDENT RELEASES/TRANSFERS (click to view)

Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2016 - 2017 (1.0) (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Westfaul, Penny Received higher degree from AA to AAA
Adjust salary accordingly, effective 11/14/16)
District

Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016 - 2017 (1.0) (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Bennett, Martha Teacher - SMH
(01/03/17, A-0, rep. S. Gollott)
St. Martin
Gaskin, Tyler Head Basketball Coach/Boys- SMM
(12/13/16, rep. C. Lyons)
St. Martin
Goff, Heather Long-Term Sub - VUE
(01/03/17, AA-11.5, rep. F. Jones)
Vancleave
Hyatt, Tara SPED Teacher - SMHS
(11/28/16, A-15, rep. T. Boatright)
St. Martin
Magee, Robert A. Tennis Coach - ECH
(01/03/17, rep.vacancy)
East Central
Marlowe, Mary SPED/Positive Behavior Support Specialist - District
01/03/17, rep. J. Davis)
District
Parker, Cody Lee 1/2 Head Coach Bowling - SMH
(12/13/16, A-0, rep. B. Talley)
St. Martin
Talley, Brad 1/2 Head Coach Bowling - SMH
(12/13/16, A-22, rep. B. Talley)
St. Martin
National Board Recommendations
16-17 (Supplement)
Jones, Marcelle Cecilia - JCSD/SPED  

Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017 (1.0)

Bennett, Barbara Teacher - VHS
(12/16/16 - Retirement)
Vancleave
Davis, Cindy Teacher - ECU
(05/25/17 - Retirement)
East Central
Gollott, Samantha Morgan Teacher - SMH
(12/16/16)
St. Martin
Talley, Brad Head Bowling Coach - SMH
(Voided contract, did not work in this position)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016 - 2017 (1.0) (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Belton, Kimberly Full-time Bus driver - VAC
(12/01/16, rep. J. Temple)
Vancleave
Fayard, Taylor Full-Time Food Service - SMH
(11/09/16, rep. S. Warren)
St. Martin
Holland, Yvonne Bus Driver - SMAC
(11/11/16, rep. H. Vuyovich)
St. Martin
Johnson, Scott Bus Driver - SMAC
(11/1/16, Recommended with 3 years/2 years verified)
St. Martin
Johnston, Kimberly "Nichole" Registrar - VMS
(12/05/16, rep. S. DeLuke)
Vancleave
Rayborn, Melissa Executive Assistant - District
(07/28/16, new position)
District
Rosas, Laurie Front Office Assistant - VMS
(12/06/16, rep. A. Williams)
Vancleave
Russell, Jessica TA - VLE
(10/10/16, Recommended with 2 years/0 years verified)
Vancleave
Smith, Sherie Human Resources Secretary - District
(01/03/17, rep. Linda Meadows)
District
Shavers, Maggie Bus Aide - VAC
(10/17/16, Recommended with 3 years/0 years verified)
Vancleave
Shirley, Amy Interpreter for the Hearing Impaired
(11/30/16, SPED, Change QAI to QAIII)
District
Steenkamp, Karen SPED Assistant - VLE
(12/05/16, rep. T. Webb)
Vancleave
Warren, Amanda TA - VLE
(01/04/17, rep. V. Jones)
Vancleave
Warren, Stephanie Full-Time Food Service - SMU
(11/06/16, rep. A. Jones)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017 (1.0)

Carter, Andrenett Full-Time Food Service - VHS
(Last day worked 12/16/16) - Retirement)
Vancleave
Duke, Denise SPED Assistant - ECM
(Last day worked 11/16/16)
East Central
Lyons, Corey Head Basketball Coach 8th Grade Boys - SMM
(11/10/16)
St. Martin
Matthews, Laura Bus Driver pm 1/2 route - VAC
(Last day worked 12/06/16)
Vancleave
McRaney, William Maintenance II - ECAC
(Last day worked 02/03/17) - Retirement
East Central
Rayborn, Melissa Superintendent Secretary - District
(07/27/16 - Subject to approval of Recommendation for Executive Assistant Position)
District
Rosas, Laurie Transportation Clerk - VAC
(12/05/16 - Subject to approval of Recommendation for front Desk Clerk)
Vancleave
Smith, Sherie

Receptionist - District
(01/02/17 - Subject to approval of Recommendation for HR Secretary Position)

District
Warren, Stephanie 4.5 hr. PT Food Service - SMU
(Last day worked 11/04/16)
St. Martin
Webb, Tiffany SPED Teacher Asst. - VLE
(Revision of the original submission - Last Day is 11/11/16)
Vancleave
Williams, Ashley Front Office Assistant - VMS
(Last day worked 11/18/16)
Vancleave
Winters, Brenda 4.5 Hr. PT Food Service - SMM
(Last day worked 12/16/16)
St. Martin
Worsham, Vanesia Worsham Teacher Assistant - VLE
Last day worked 12/16/16
Vancleave

Substitutes (1.0) (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Substitutes   District

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, 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 Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to go into Executive Session at 6:08 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 025:15-16: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, 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 038:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, 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 047:16-17: 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 048:16-17: 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 049:16-17: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, 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 050:16-17: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 051:16-17: No Action Taken

Student Case Number 052:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, 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 053:16-17: 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 054:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, 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 055:16-17: 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 056:16-17: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 057:16-17: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 058:16-17: 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 059:16-17: 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 060:16-17: 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 061:16-17: 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 062:16-17: 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 028:14-15: Motion by Board Member Lee, 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 015:13-14: 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 063:16-17: No Action Taken.

Student Case Number 064:16-17: 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 065:16-17: 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 066:16-17: 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 Matter: No action taken.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to come out of Executive Session at 7:58 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 Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, the meeting was adjourned at 7:58 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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