JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Thursday, June 19, 2017

 

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on June 19, 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 (By phone) Superintendent JCSD  
Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Melissa Rayborn District Office  
Dr. Susan Benson District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Stuart White District Office  
Mary Tanner East Central Attendance Center  
Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
Lark Christian District Office  
Dr. John Mundy VHS  
Stewart Hurley District Office  
Ryan Earley Business Office  
David Besancon District Office  
Brad Patano Machado Patano  
Penny Westfaul District Office  
Samantha Benson District Office  
Kimberly Williams District Office  
Karen Glass Vancleave Upper  
Parents/Students    

The meeting was called to order at 5:03 p.m. by Chairman, Kenneth A. Fountain. Board Member Dickerson gave the invocation. Board Member Lee led the pledge. A moment of Silence was given to honor Lindwood Grierson.

APPROVE 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
Item
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B-2
Advertisement for Garbage Collections FY 18
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B-4
Advertisement for the FY18 Budget and Date of Public Hearing
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B-6
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B-7
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B-8
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B-9
Student Activity/Club Accounts
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B-10
Surplus Property
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B-11
Receipts and Disbursements
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B-12
VUE Library Discards
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B-13
VLE Library Discards
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B-14
ECM Library Discards
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B-15
ECM Textbook Discards
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B-16
One Source Items
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C-5
Request to Release Request for Qualifications for Employee Benefit Brokerage Consulting Services
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F-1
Interagency Agreement with Singing River MH/IDD Services
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F-2
Visual Impairment Consultant Services
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F-4
Cooperative Agreement with Jackson County Civic Action Committee
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F-5
Exceptional School Agreement
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F-6
Agreement with Angela Campbell for Visually Impaired Student Services
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J-1
2017-2018 Student Handbook
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J-5
Deletion of Policy BDCA
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K-3
Fund Raising Application ECU
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K-4
Fund Raising Applications ECL
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K-5
Request of SMAC to Contact JCBS
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K-6
Request of SMAC to Contact JCBS - SMHS Soccer Fields
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L
Trips
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M
Student Transfers/Releases/Agreement for Payment or Non-Payment
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N
Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2017-2018
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O
Licensed Administrator Resignations 2017-2018
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P
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016-2017
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Q
Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
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R
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2017-2018
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S
Licensed Educator Resignations 2017-2018
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V
Non - Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
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W
Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2017-2018
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X
Substitutes
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Y
Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016-2017 None.
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Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017-2018
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AA
Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017-2018

APPROVE AGENDA - Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the 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

MINUTES - May 15, 2017: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the minutes of May 15, 2017, with the following vote taken:

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

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS and ANNOUNCEMENTS: No action taken.

ATTENDANCE AWARDS: No action taken.

OPEN AND AWARD BIDS FOR BANK DEPOSITORY FY 18 - Bids were opened and discussion was held to further study buds and make recommendation at the next board meeting.

f.y.i. FY 18 BUDGET PREVIEW: No action taken.

DISCUSS FY17 AD VALOREM SHORTFALL: No action taken.

APPROVE SERVICE COMPANY RENEWAL AGREEMENT - Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve renewal agreement, 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: No action taken.

f.y.i. MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Cash Flow Report, School Depositories Report, 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 - No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 21 05 11 2017: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 22 05 17 2017: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 23 05 26 2017: No action taken.

APPROVE WEBSITE PROPOSAL - motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve website proposal 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 CONTRACT RENEWAL - HOWARD TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS - board member Fountain introduced the discussion of the Howard Contract and the board approved the contract by the following vote:

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.

APPROVE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT WITH KRISTI MONG - Psychology Services - motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve agreement 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. GRADUATION REPORT No action taken.

APPROVE NEW POLICY FAB LAB AIDE/SALARY SCALE - motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve new policy Fab Lab Aide/Salary Scale 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 - SERVICE ANIMAL POLICY - No action taken.

APPROVE HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY DEVELOPMENT,RENEWAL AND INTENT APPLICATION - motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to approve application 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. JACKSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION AGENDA FOR JUNE: No action taken.

f.y.i. JACKSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION PERMITS REPORT: No action taken.

DISCUSS SECURITY CAMERAS PLAN: No action taken.

APPROVE AMENDMENT OF 16TH SECTION LEASE - GINA KNITTER - motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to approve amendment 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. 16TH SECTION PAST DUE RENT: No action taken.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, 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 GARBAGE COLLECTIONS FY18: As presented.

ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE FY18 BUDGET AND DATE OF PUBLIC HEARING: 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.

VUE LIBRARY DISCARDS As presented.

VLE LIBRARY DISCARDS As presented.

ECM LIBRARY DISCARDS As presented.

ECM TEXTBOOK DISCARDS As presented.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented.

REQUEST TO RELEASE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS FOR EMPLOYEE BENEFIT BROKERAGE CONSULTING SERVICES: As presented.

INTERAGENCY AGREEMENT WITH SINGING RIVER MH/IDD SERVICES: As presented.

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT CONSULTANT SERVICES AGREEMENT: As presented.

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT WITH KRISTI MONG: As presented.

COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH JACKSON COUNTY CIVIC ACTION COMMITTEE: As presented.

EXCEPTIONAL SCHOOL AGREEMENT: As presented.

AGREEMENT WITH ANGELA CAMPBELL FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENT SERVICES: As presented.

2017-2017 STUDENT HANDBOOK: As presented.

APPROVE DELETION OF POLICY BDCA - STUDENT HANDBOOKS: As presented.

APPROVE FUNDRAISING APPLICATION ECU: As presented.

APPROVE FUNDRAISING APPLICATIONS ECL: As presented.

APPROVE REQUEST OF SMAC TO CONTACT JCBS: As presented.

APPROVE REQUEST OF SMAC TO CONTACT JCBS - SMHS SOCCER FIELDS: As presented.

TRIPS: (click to view)

STUDENT TRANSFERS/RELEASES/AGREEENT FOR PAYMENT OR NON-PAYMENT. As presented.

Licensed Administrator Recommendations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Gehrmann, Glenn Assistant Principal - SMH
(07/10/17, AA-0, rep. Trosclair)
St. Martin
Holmes, Raina Assistant Principal - VHS
(07/10/17, AA-4, rep. J. Lee)
Vancleave

Licensed Administrator Resignations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

     

Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016 - 2017 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Anderson, Yenette Teacher - SMH
(06/05/17, A-8, Summer School)
St. Martin
Bell, Regina Teacher/Summer School - SMH
(06/05/17, A-13)
St. Martin
Best, Lyndsey Counselor - VUE
(05/30/17, AA-4, rep. Taylor)
Vancleave
Bridges, Larry Teacher - SMM
(06/05/17, Summer School Teacher)
St. Martin
Cole, Penny Teacher - SMM
(06/05/17, Summer School Teacher)
St. Martin
Thompson, Melaney Teacher - SMH
(05/23/17, A-AA Change in license)
St. Martin

Licensed Educator Resignations 2016 - 2017 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Best, Lyndsey TST Interventionist - VUE
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
Vancleave

Licensed Educator Recommendations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Allums, Amanda SPED Pos. Behavior Spec. - District
(08/01/17, AA-5)
District
Barbknecht-Bryant, Melissa Teacher - VHS
(08/01/17, AA-6, rep. Stanhope)
Vancleave
Baxter, Alicia SPED Case Mgr. - District
(07/01/17, AA-6, new position)
District
Bryant, Timothy Teacher - VMS
(08/01/17, A-30, rep. Robertson)
Vancleave
Burgess, Winter Teacher - ECM
(08/01/17, A-1, rep. Powell)
East Central
Chavez, Brittney Teacher - ECM
(08/01/17, AA-7, rep. Smith)
East Central
Cochran, Samantha Teacher - VMS
(08/01/17, AA-6, rep. Watson)
Vancleave
Davis, Clinton Teacher - VHS
(08/01/17, A-0, new position)
Vancleave
Dunkin, Leah Media Specialist - SMH
(08/01/17, A-13, rep. R. Tyndall)
St. Martin
Essary, Rhonda E. Teacher - VLE
(08/01/17, A-18, rep. Necaise)
Vancleave
Estep, Tanya SPED Teacher - VMS
(08/01/17, AA-20, rep. Madden)
Vancleave
Jackson, Andre Teacher - SMN
(08/01/17, A-0, rep. M. Capers)
St. Martin
Jackson, Glover R. SPED Inclusion - VUE
(08/01/17, AA-19, rep. T. Byrd)
Vancleave
Leach, Cayla Teacher - SMU
(08/01/17, A-1, rep. Hudgins)
St. Martin
Porter, Lindsey Teacher - ECU
(08/01/17, A-7, rep. D. Davis)
East Central
Thrash, Gwendolynn Teacher - VUE
(08/01/17, A-7, rep. Albritton)
Vancleave
Tracy, Kathy Teacher/SPED - SMU
(08/01/17, AA-24, rep. Grafe)
St. Martin
Winans, Nicole Teacher - SMM
(08/01/17, AA-5, new position)
St. Martin

Licensed Educator Resignations 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Baxter, Alicia SPED Inclusion - ECU
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
East Central
Bankston, Teresa Teacher - ECL
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
East Central
Everett, Kimberly Spanish Teacher - ECH
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
East Central
George, Peggy R. Teacher - VLE
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
Vancleave
Grafe, Carrie SPED Resource - SMU
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
St. Martin
Groue, Sarah Teacher - SMU
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
St. Martin
Hudgins, Jeannel Teacher - SMU
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
St. Martin
Lomax, Clarence Teacher - VMS
(Last day worked 05/25/17) - Retirement
Vancleave
McCook, Alesia Psychometrist - SPED
(Last day worked 06/16/17)
District
Milton, Michelle Psychometrist - SPED
(Last day worked 06/21/17)
District
Mosley, Darlene LSC - ECH
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
East Central
Sikes, Robin Teacher - SMH
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
St. Martin
Stanhope, Karen Teacher - VHS
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
Vancleave
Threadgill, Anna Teacher - VUE
(Last day worked 05/25/17)
Vancleave
Threadgill, Daniel Teacher / Head Baseball Coach - VHS
(Last day worked 5/25/17)
Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016- 2017 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Cruthird, Cleveland Maintenance I - ECAC
(06/01/17, rep. Baker)
East Central
Rich, Morgan Student Summer Worker - ECAC
(05/26/17)
East Central
Seymour, Michael Bus Driver - SMAC
(05/15/17)
St. Martin
Correction to 2016-2017 Recommendations (Click Here) Vancleave

Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2017- 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Charlton, Shelley Office Assistant - ECM
(08/03/17, rep. Cunningham)
East Central
Cochran, Kimberly SPED Bus Aide - ECAC
(08/03/17)
East Central
Coursey, Mai TA - SME
(08/03/17, rep. Moore)
St. Martin
Devers, Brandi Bookkeeper - JCTC
(07/01/17, rep. Donna Simer)
JCTC
Gaedchens, Sonya Receptionist - SMM
(08/03/17, rep. Zapata)
St. Martin
Gavin, Dana Bus Driver - VAC
(08/03/17)
Vancleave
Hinton, Carol Bus Driver - ECAC
(08/03/17)
East Central
McSherry, Damian Rhea Bus Driver - ECAC
(08/03/17)
East Central
Perry, Gerald Long Distance Learning TA - SMH
(08/03/17, rep. Moran)
St. Martin
Rowell, Carla ELL/Homeless Tutor - District
(08/03/17, rep. Henson)
District
Touati, Joana SPED Bus Driver - ECAC
(08/03/17)
East Central
Warden, Magan TA - SME
(08/03/17, rep. Borries)
St. Martin
Warrick, Darryl Dwight TA Alternative School - SMH
(08/03/17, rep. Richard)
St. Martin
Williams, Gina SPED Bus Driver - ECAC
(08/03/17)
East Central
Yarborough, Christopher TA - SMN
(08/03/17, rep. Allen)
St. Martin
Correction to 2017-2018 Recommendation (Click here) St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Baker, Michael Maintenance I - ECAC
(Last day worked 05/31/17)
East Central
Cleveland, Cruthird Maintenance II - ECAC
(Last day worked 05/31/17)
East Central
Cunningham, Kathy Office Assistant - ECMS
(Last day worked 05/12/17)
East Central
Seymour, Lisa PT Title I Lab TA - SMN
(Last day worked 05/12/17)
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2017- 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Allen, Keamber TA - SMN
(Last day worked 05/24/17)
St. Martin
Bovastro, Lillie TA - SPED District/Exceptional School
(Last day worked 05/25/17) - Retirement
District
Brooks, Andrea TA SPED - SMN
(Last day worked 05/24/17)
St. Martin
Coursey, Mai Title I Tutor - SME
(Last day worked 05/24/17)
St. Martin
Morris, Stephanie Devette Title I Asst. - ECLE
(Last day worked 05/24/17)
East Central
Richard, Rebekah TA, Alternative Class - SMH
(Last day worked 05/24/17
St. Martin
Tanner, Maria Elaine Bus Aide - VAC
(Last day worked 05/24/17) - Retirement
Vancleave
Warden, Magan District Tutor - SME
(Last day worked 05/24/17)
St. Martin
Substitutes (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Substitutes   District

Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016 - 2017- f.y.i. (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Wallen, Mark From: Painter - District
To: Maintenance II - ECAC
East Central

Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017 - 2018- f.y.i. (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Albritton, Teri From: 5th Grade ELA
To: 3rd Grade ELA
Vancleave
Chatfield, Jason Chase From: Teacher 8th Grade Math - VMS
To: Teacher, 7th Grade Learning Strat. - VMS
Vancleave
Dunkin, Leah From: Teacher 5th Grade - SMU
To: Teacher - SMH
St. Martin
Hyatt, Tara

From: SPED Teacher- SMHS
To: SPED Teacher - VUE

St. Martin/Vancleave
Nicholson, Katie From: Teacher 7th Grade Learning Strat. - VMS
To: Teacher 6th Grade Social Studies - VMS
Vancleave
Pavlus, Rita From: English Teacher - SMH
To: Learning Interventionist - SMHS
St. Martin
Poelma, Adam From: Teacher 4th Grade - SMU
To: Teacher 5th Grade - SMU
St. Martin
Rice, Jennifer From: Teacher 1st Grade - VLE
To: Teacher Kindergarten - VLE
Vancleave
Richard, Rebekah SPED Teacher - SMH
(08/01/17, A-0, rep. Hyatt)
St. Martin
Stauts, Tammie From: Teacher 5th Grade - SMU
To: Teacher 4th Grade - SMU
St. Martin
Williams, Amanda S. From: Teacher - ECLE
To: Teacher - ECMS
East Central
Windham, Jeffrey From: Teacher - SME
To: Teacher SMU
St. Martin

Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017 - 2018 - f.y.i. (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)

Holden, Felicia From: TA - ECL
To: Title I Asst. - ECL
East Central
Spring, Bailey From: Title I Asst. - ECL
To: TA - ECL
East Central
Vallandingham, Angel From: K-TA - VLE
To: 1st Grade TA - VLE
Vancleave
Waltman, Brandi From: 1st Grade TA - VLE
To: K-TA - VLE
Vancleave

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to go into Executive Session at 7:06 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 109:16-17: 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 110:16-17: 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

DISCUSS PERSONNEL AND LEGAL MATTERS: No action taken.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to come out of Executive Session at 7:10 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 Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to come out of Executive Session at 7:10 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

Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert to add to the agenda to Approve the 302 Agreement to Resolve OCR Complaint, 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

Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie to approve entry into 302 Resolution Agreement with OCR, re OCR Complaint Number 06171447, 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 7:28 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

 

 

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

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