JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday,September 11, 2017

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, September 11, 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

 

Mary Tanner

East Central Attendance Center

 

Michael Van Winkle

St. Martin Attendance Center

 

Todd Knight

Vancleave Attendance Center

 

Dr. J.J. Morgan

JCTC

 

Lark Christian

District Office

 

Dr. John Mundy

VHS

 

Stewart Hurley

District Office

 

David Besancon

District Office

 

Penny Westfaul

JCSD

 

Ryan Earley

Business Office

 

Kimberly Williams

JCSD

 

Jim Hughey

ECHS

 

Dr. Lisa Suarez

SMN

 

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The meeting was called to order at 5:04 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Frisbie gave the invocation. Board Member Tolbert led the pledge.

AMEND AGENDA - Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to amend agenda by moving item J-1 forward and by removing School Recognitions from Item P and making them Item X, 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 AGENDA - Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the 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

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee to approve the consent 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
Item
7
B-3
Checks to Be Written Off
Item
7
B-4
Claim Docket
Item
7
B-5
Student Activity Claim Docket
Item
7
B-6
Paid Student Activity Claim Docket
Item
7
B-7
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
7
B-8
Surplus
Item
7
B-9
Library Discards
Item
7
B-10
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
7
B-11
Sole Source
Item
7
B-12
Donations VUE
Item
7
B-13
Donations ECHS
Item
7
C-3
Renewal of General Liability, Auto, Equipment, and Workers Compensation Insurance
Item
7
C-5
Bus Turn-Around
Item
7
F-1
Service Contract - Milton Psychological Services LLC
Item
7
G-1
Dropout Prevention Plan
Item
7
I-1
National Board Recommendation Addendums
Item
7
J-2
Application for 1-Year License Diana Cone
Item
7
J-3
Application for 1-Year License Deanna Collins
Item
7
K-1
Fund Raising Application - SMU
Item
7
K-2
Fund Raising Application - ECU
Item
7
K-3
Fund Raising Application - VUE
Item
7
K-4
Fund Raising Application - ECH
Item
7
K-5
Fund Raising Application - SMH
Item
7
K-6
Request of ECAC To Contact Board of Supervisors
Item
7
K-7
Request of SMAC To Contact Board of Supervisors
Item
7
K-8
Request of VAC To Contact Board of Supervisors
Item
7
K-9
Contract Renewal with Swetman Security Service
Item
7
L
Trips
Item
7
M
In District Transfers/Out of District Transfers/Releases
Item
7
Q
Licensed Educator Resignations 2017-2018
Item
7
R
Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2017-2018
Item
7
S
Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
Item
7
T
Substitutes
Item
7
U
Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017-2018
Item
7
V
Non - Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017-2018

MINUTES - August 9, 2017: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve the amended minutes of August 9, 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

MINUTES - August 14, 2017: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the amended minutes of August 14, 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

Acknowledgements and Announcements: No action taken.

OPEN AND AWARD HUNTING & FISHING BID - 16-6-5: No Bids were received therefore no action was taken.

APPROVE TO AMEND FY17 BUDGET TO ACTUAL - AMENDED BUDGET/EXHIBIT B: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Dickerson to approve this item 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

f.y.i. NOT IN BUDGET ITEMS: No public comments.

f.y.i. MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Cash Flow Report; School Depositories Report; FY 18 Ad Valorem Report; Cash Balance Report; Limited Tax Note Series 2015, and Limited Tax Note Series 2016: No action taken.

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

APPROVE PROPOSAL FROM DRUG FREE SCHOOLS TO PERFORM ON-SITE STUDENT TESTING: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve this item, 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 VOLUNTARY BENEFITS PRODUCTS: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve this item, 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. SI 2017 28 08 24 2017: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 27 08 28 2017: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 26 08 28 2017: No action taken.

f.y.i. SI 2017 25 02 24 2017: No action taken.

f.y.i. VIDEO SYSTEM UPDATE: No action taken.

f.y.i. FOOD SERVICE UPDATE: No action taken.

f.y.i. PRESENT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT UPDATE: No action taken.

APPROVE PROPOSAL OF BAILEY EDUCATION GROUP, LLC : Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve this item, 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 RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to amend agenda and 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 REQUEST OF WEST JACKSON COUNTY UTILITY DISTRICT TO PLACE WELL ON SMNE CAMPUS: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve this item, 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

EAST CENTRAL ATTENDANCE CENTER TEACHER CONCERNS: No action taken.

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

APPROVE LICENSED EDUCATOR RECOMMENDATIONS 2017-2018: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve this item after having removing the School Recognitions from this Item and making them Item X, 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 SCHOOL RECOGNITIONS: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, Seconded by Board Member Dickerson to approve response forms so as to allow issuance of supplemental contracts and distribution of school recognition funds as determined by attendance center committees, pursuant to Miss Code Ann. 37-19-10, and directive from MS State Department of Education, 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 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

CHECKS TO BE WRITTEN OFF 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

LIBRARY DISCARDS ECM As presented

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented

SOLE SOURCE ITEMS: As presented

DONATIONS VUE: As presented

DONATIONS ECHS: As presented

RENEWAL OF GENERAL LIABILITY, AUTO, EQUIPMENT, AND WORKERS COMPENSATION INSURANCE: As presented

BUS TURN-AROUND As presented

SERVICE CONTRACT - MILTON PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, LLC: As presented

DROPOUT PREVENTION PLAN: As presented

NATIONAL BOARD RECOMMENDATION ADDENDUMS: As presented

APPICATION FOR 1-YEAR LICENSE - DIANA CONE: As presented.

APPICATION FOR 1-YEAR LICENSE - DEANNA COLLINS: As presented.

FUND RAISING APPLICATION SMU: As presented.

FUND RAISING APPLICATION ECU: As presented.

FUND RAISING APPLICATION VUE: As presented.

FUND RAISING APPLICATION ECH: As presented.

FUND RAISING APPLICATION SMH: As presented.

REQUEST OF ECAC TO CONACT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: As presented.

REQUEST OF SMAC TO CONACT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: As presented.

REQUEST OF VAC TO CONACT BOARD OF SUPERVISORS: As presented.

CONTRACT RENEWAL WITH SWETMAN SECURITY SERVICE: As presented.

TRIPS: As presented.

LEGAL STUDENT IN DISTRICT TRANSERS/OUT OF DISTICT TRANSFERS/RELEASES (5.0)

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

None    
Licensed Administrator Resignation 2017 - 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
None.    

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

McClellan, Bryan Teacher - SMM
07/31/17 last day employed)
St. Martin
Noble, Terri Yearbook Sponsor - ECU
(No amount earned)
East Central

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

Bloomfield, Hunter Elementary ISI Monitor - VUE
(08/16/17, new position)
Vancleave
Brewer, Randa SPED Assistant - ECM
(09/01/17, 100% IDEA)
East Central
Campbell, Barbara Title I Tutor - SMN
(08/15/17, new position pd., Title I funds, 1/2 SMN, 1/2 SME)
St. Martin
Dunnam, Jennifer PT Food Service - VMS
(09/06/17, rep. L. Rodriguez)
Vancleave
Holder, Lisa ISI Monitor - SME
(08/28/17, A-10, new position in budget)
St. Martin
McMillan, Timothy Bus Driver - VAC
(08/07/17 increase in hours 3.25 to 5.15)
Vancleave
Miller, Lasha Bus Driver - SMAC
(09/01/17, rep. D. Rodgers)
St. Martin
Murphy, Nicole Bus Driver - SMAC
(09/01/17, rep. F. Mitzel)
St. Martin
Pipkin, Anna PT Food Service - VHS
(08/28/17, rep. M. Lindstrom)
Vancleave
Ryan, Tabatha Custodian - ECM
(09/01/17, rep. T. Coke)
East Central
Wheatley, Miriam Bus Driver - VAC
(08/07/17, decrease in hours to 3.50)
Vancleave
Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2017- 2018 (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Broadus, Jennifer PT Office Assistant - ECAC
(08/25/17 last day employed)
East Central
Broadus, Jennifer Transportation Office Assistant - ECAC
(08/25/17 last day employed)
East Central
Cartwright, James Bus Driver - SMAC
(08/25/17 last day employed)
St. Martin
Collins, Deanna SPED TA - ECL
(09/01/17 last day employed)
East Central
Tapper, Susan Food Service Mgr. - SMM
(Correction: erroneously entered on agenda as 9/01/17 but should be 12/15/17 last day employed) Retirement
St. Martin
Substitutes (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Substitutes District
Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017 - 2018- f.y.i. (Salary in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Bolin, Ashley From: SPED Teacher - SMH
To: SPED Teacher - VHS
Vancleave
Collins, Jamie From: Teacher - SMH
To: Teacher - VMS (due to enrollment numbers)
Vancleave
Elmore, Jennifer From: 1st/Teacher - SMN
To: 2nd/Teacher - SMN
St. Martin
Fountain, Kara From: Kindergarten Teacher - SMN
To: 1st Grade Teacher - SMN
St. Martin
Labat, Rymsky From: SPED Teacher - VHS
To: Psychometrist SPED - District
District
Oatis, Erica From: K/Teacher - SMN
To: 1st/Teacher - SMN
St. Martin
Non-Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2017 - 2018 - f.y.i. (Pay in accordance with JCSD policy) (1.0, 5.0)
Houze, Sylvia From: Kindergarten - SMN
To: 1st. Grade TA - SMN
St. Martin

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to go into Executive Session at 7:19 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 089:16-17: 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 101:14-15: 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 02:17-18: 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 03:17-18: 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 92:14-15: 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 04:17-18: 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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to come out of Executive Session at 8:15 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 Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, the meeting was adjourned at 8:15 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

Meeting adjourned 8:15 p.m.

 

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

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