JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Thursday, February 13, 2017

 

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Thursday, February 13, 2017, 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:

Dr. Barry Amacker Superintendent JCSD  
Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Melissa Rayborn District Office  
Dr. Susan Benson District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Stuart White District Office  
Penny Westfaul District Office  
Mary Tanner East Central Attendance Center  
Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
J.J. Morgan JCTC  
Jim Hughey ECHS  
Lark Christian District Office  
Dina Holland SMHS  
Dr. John Mundy VHS  
Stewart Hurley District Office  
David Besancon District Office  
Monique Farrington ECMS  
Ryan Earley Business Office  
Brad Patano Machado Patano  
Ashley Blackman ECLE  
Mark Mohler Lemon Mohler Insurance  
Charles Rivers Lemon Mohler Insurance  
Rhett Ladner VMS  
Tanya Posey VLE  
Karen Glass VUE  
Jamie Wade ECUE  
Donna Knight ECUE  
Becky White ECLE  
Stephanie Lesley VLE  
Kim Tillman VUE  
Jason Lee VHS  
Gary Long ECHS  
Nannette Whitehead SMEE  
Val Martino SMU  
Stephanie Gruich SMM  
Lisa Suarez SMN  

The meeting was called to order at 5:07 p.m. by Chairman, Kenneth A. Fountain. Board Member Frisbie gave the invocation. Board Member Tolbert led the pledge.

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
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Advertisement for FY 17 Year-End Audit Services
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B-3
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B-4
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B-5
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B-6
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B-7
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B-8
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B-9
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B-14
Fundraising Application ECU
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B-15
Fundraising Application ECU
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B-16
Fundraising Application SMU
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B-17
Fundraising Application VMS
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B-18
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B-19
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J-2
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J-5
Policy Revision - Testing Program
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J-6
Policy Revision - GGBA - Administrative Salary Scale
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J-12
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L
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M
Legal Student Transfers - None
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N
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2016-2017
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O
Licensed Administrator Resignations 2016-2017
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P
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016-2017
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Licensed Educator Resignations 2017-2018
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Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
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Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2017-2018
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U
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Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016-2017 - None
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W
Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016-2017

MINUTES - January 12, 2017: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the minutes of January 12, 2017, 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

BOARD MEMBER RECOGNITION WEEK: No action taken.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS - JCSD Achievement in Reporting - No action taken.

ATTENDANCE AWARDS: No action taken.

BIDS FOR COMBI OVENS - Bids were opened and a Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to award bid to the lowest bidder, Associated Food Equipment, 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 B-10. No action taken.

f.y.i. FY 18 BUDGET CALENDAR: As shown in Book 54 B-11. No action taken.

f.y.i. STATE AUDITOR REPORT - Annual Financial Report: As shown in Book 54 B-12. No action taken.

f.y.i. MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Cash Flow Report, School Depositories, 2017 Ad Valorem Report, Cash Balance Report, Limited Tax Note Series 2015, Limited Tax Note Series 2016. No action taken.

f.y.i. WORKERS COMP UPDATE - As shown in Book 54:C1. No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 08 01 13 2017: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 07 01 17 2017: No action taken.

APPROVE REQUEST TO DISCARD BIDS ON INTERNET/WAN AND READVERTISE, motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to Discard Bids and Re advertise as shown in 54 D-1 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. FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: No action taken.

POLICIES REVIEWED/NO CHANGES: IDAE; JDC; JS; ICBA; EBH; IDDFA; GAEA; IDDF; JDH; IHFA; IHAB; BDCA; BB; BBF; BBFB; BCBD; BCBF; BCBH;BD and BDC (see Book 54 J-1)

APPROVE POLICY REVISION: - School Board Policy BA - Goals and Objectives of the School Board, motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve policy revision BA, as shown in 54 J-3 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

APPROVE POLICY REVISION: - Alternative Education for Students with Disabilities - motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve policy revision, as shown in 54 J-4 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

APPROVE NEW POLICY: - Concussion Management - motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve new policy Concussion Management, as shown in 54 J-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

APPROVE NEW POLICY: - Confidentiality of Person Reporting Gun on School Property - motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve new policy as shown in 54 J-8 with the following vote taken:

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

APPROVE NEW POLICY: - Conflict Resolution and Peer Mediation - motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Lee, to approve new policy as shown in 54 J-9 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

APPROVE NEW POLICY: - Aiding and Abetting Sex Offender - motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve new policy as shown in 54 J-10 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

APPROVE POLICY REVISION: IFBH - Internet Acceptable Use Policy - motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve new as shown in 54 J-11 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

PRESENT NEW POLICY - Copyright Policy . No Action Taken.

PRESENT NEW POLICY - Library Media Specialist No Action Taken.

PRESENT NEW POLICY - Student Drug Testing Policy

f.y.i. Jackson County Planning Commission Agenda for January/February No action taken.

PRESENT UPDATE ON ATHLETIC FACILITIES - Brad Patano/athletic field upgrade files No action taken.

PRESENT PROPOSAL FOR Mobile Dental No action taken.

APPROVE RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION - SET ASIDE, RESERVE AND DEDICATE LAND (FAB LAB) - motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve Resolution as shown in 54 K 4: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

APPROVE RENTAL AMOUNT FOR BUILDING - JCBS (Sheriff's Hub Building),motion by Board Member Tolbert, 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

APPROVE NEW 16TH SECTION LEASE - JCBS - Sheriff's Hub,motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve new 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

f.y.i. Past Due Rent

APPROVE NON-LICENSED EDUCATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2016- 2017, motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 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

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, 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

ADVERTISEMENT FOR FY 17 YEAR-END AUDIT SERVICES As presented.

CLAIM DOCKET As presented.

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET As presented.

PAID STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB CLAIM DOCKET As presented.

STUDENT ACTIVITY / CLUB ACCOUNTS As presented.

SURPLUS PROPERTY As presented.

RECEIPTS AND DISBURSEMENTS As presented.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS As presented.

FUNDRAISING APPLICATION ECU As presented.

FUNDRAISING APPLICATION ECU As presented.

FUNDRAISING APPLICATION SMU As presented.

FUNDRAISING APPLICATION VMS As presented.

REQUEST OF VUE - Renew Studies Weekly Science Studies As presented.

REQUEST OF VUE - Accelerated Reader Subscription As presented.

APPROVE POLICY REVISION - Title I Parental Involvement As presented.

APPROVE POLICY REVISON - Testing Program As presented.

APPROVE POLICY REVISON - GGBA Administrative Salary Scale As presented.

APPROVE POLICY REVISON - Deletion of Policy "Leaves and Absences of Non-Certified Employees" As presented.

TRIPS: (click to view)

LEGAL STUDENT TRANSFERS/RELEASES. None.

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

None    

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

None    

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

Edmonson, Thomas Gerald Teacher - VMS
(01/12/17, AA-AAA) Change in pay due to earning higher degree
Vancleave
Nelson, Yvette Teacher (long term sub) - SME
(01/20/17, A-0, rep. A. Guice)
St. Martin
Parker, Cody Lee 1/2 Head Coach Archery - SMH
(02/14/17, A-0, rep. J. Clark)
St. Martin
Schoerner, Rachel Renee Title I Tutor - SMN
(02/06/17, AA-7, new position)
St. Martin

Licensed Educator Resignations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Aflague, Kim C. Counselor - SMH
(last day paid 06/09/17, retirement)
St. Martin
Cartwright, Donna Teacher - SME
(last day paid 05/25/17, retirement)
St. Martin
Clark, Joseph 1/2 Archery Head Coach - SMH
(did not sign contract)
St. Martin
Murphy, Janice Librarian - SMN
(last day paid 05/25/17, retirement)
St. Martin
Watson, Terri Teacher - VMS
(last day paid 05/25/17, retirement)
Vancleave
Watts, Hollie Teacher - VMS
(last day paid 05/25/17, retirement)
Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Bosarge, Karan (deceased) Records Clerk - SMM
(last day paid 01/01/17)
St. Martin
Ellerson, Kimberly District Tutor - SME
(last day paid 01/11/17)
St. Martin
Johnson, Scott Bus Driver - SMAC
(last day paid 01/30/17)
St. Martin
Nelson, Bradley Bus Driver - ECAC
(last day paid 01/27/17)
East Central
Yarborough, Chris PT Title I Lab TA - SMN
(last day paid 01/20/17)
St. Martin
Zapata, Alexandria Alternative C/R Assistant - SMHS
(resigned to take another position, Last day paid 01/06/17)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2017- 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

Borries, Patricia TA - SME
(last day paid 05/24/17, retirement)
St. Martin
Carmeans, Wanda SPED TA - ECL
(last day paid 05/24/17, retirement)
East Central
Fletcher, Mary Leann Ely Custodian - VHS
(last day paid 05/25/17, retirement)
Vancleave
Prevost, Augustine Custodian - VHS
(last day paid 05/25/17, retirement)
Vancleave
Substitutes (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (entered 2/8/17, 11:27 a.m.)
Substitutes   District

Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016 - 2017- f.y.i. (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy)

None    

Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016 - 2017 - f.y.i. (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy)

Brosh, Jan From: Receptionist - SMM
To: Records - SMM
St. Martin

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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to go into Executive Session at 6:43 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 76:16-17: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 77:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 78:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 79:16-17: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 80:16-17: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 81:16-17: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 82:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 83:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 84:16-17: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the recommendation of the 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

Student Case Number 10:14-15: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, 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

Student Case Number 85:16-17: Motion by Board Member Lee second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the recommendation of the 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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to come out of Executive Session at 6:58 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 7:00 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

 

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Kenneth A. Fountain, Chairman Attested by Karen R. Tolbert, Secretary

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