JACKSON COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION MINUTES

Regular Session
Monday, August 8, 2016

 

The Jackson County Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, August 8, 2016, at 5:09 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:

Jack Pickett Board Attorney  
Melissa Rayborn Interim Secretary to the Board  
Dr. Susan Benson District Office  
Ryan Earley District Office  
Dr. Brenda Fore District Office  
Stewart Hurley District Office  
Laura McCool District Office  
Penny Westfaul District Office  
Stuart White District Office  
Mary Tanner East Central Attendance Center  
James Hughey East Central High School  
Todd Knight Vancleave Attendance Center  
Dina Holland St. Martin High School  
Eddie Whitehead St. Martin High School  
Dr. J.J. Morgan Jackson County Technology Center  
David Besancon Technology Director  
Dr. Michael Van Winkle St. Martin Attendance Center  
Dr. John Mundy Vancleave High School  
Monique Farrington East Central Middle School  
Parents and students    

The meeting was called to order at 5:09 p.m. by Board Chairman Fountain. Board Member Frisbie gave the invocation. Board Member Tolbert led the pledge.

CONSENT AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Dickerson to move Items F- 2 and 3 to the September 12, 2016 agenda, with he 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 Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee to approve the agenda as presented and 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
8
B-3
Claim Docket
Item
8
B-4
Student Activity Claim Docket (2016 - 2017)
Item
8
B-5
Paid Student Activity Claim Docket
Item
8
B-6
Student Activity / Club Claim Docket
Item
8
B-7
Receipts and Disbursements
Item
8
B-8
One Source Items
Item
8
B-11
St. Martin Upper Elementary School Library Discard
Item
8
B-12
St. Martin Attendance Center Discard
Item
8
B-13
St. Martin High School Equipment Discard
Item
8
B-14
St. Martin North Equipment Discard
Item
8
B-15
East Central Transportation Discard
Item
8
B-16
East Central Upper Discard
Item
8
B-17
Donation to East Central Upper Elementary School
Item
8
B-18
Approve Advertising for sealed bids, Air Condition Unit for SMN PE Class
Item
8
C-1
Contract with Will's Way
Item
8
C-2
Contract with Gulf Oaks Therapeutic Day School
Item
8
C-3
Agreement with the Exceptional School
Item
8
C-4
Agreement with Singing River Mental Health Services
Item
8
C-5
IDEA Part B and Preschool Project Application
Item
8
C-6
IDEA Part B and Preschool Budget Request
Item
8
E-1
Crisis Management Plan
Item
8
F-1
Policy GFACB Revision
Item
8
F-4
Request to Receive Sealed Bids for 1500 Chromebooks
Item
8
F-5
National Board Recommendations
Item
8
G-2
Fund Raiser - East Central Upper Elementary School
Item
8
G-3
Fund Raiser - East Central Upper Elementary School
Item
8
G-4
Fund Raiser - Vancleave High School
Item
8
G-5
Fund Raiser - East Central Upper Elementary School
Item
8
G-6
Revised J&L Contract
Item
8
H
Trips
Item
8
I
Student Transfers
Item
8
J
Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016-2017
Item
8
K
Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
Item
8
L
Non-Licensed Educator Recommendations 2016-2017
Item
8
M
Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016-2017
Item
8
N
Substitutes
Item
8
O
Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016-2017
Item
8
P
Non - Licensed Educator Transfers in District 2016-2017

AGENDA: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the agenda as presented and 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

MINUTES - June 13, 2016: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to approve the minutes of June 13, 2016 , 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 - July 11, 2016: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve the minutes of July 11, 2016, 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 - July 25, 2016: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Lee to approve the minutes of July 25, 2016, 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 RECOGINITIONS: No action taken.

AWARD BANK DEPOSITORIES: Motion by Board Member Dickersonn, second by Board Member Frisbie, to award Bank Depository Bids as shown in Book 50:B-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

AWARD GARBAGE COLLECTION BIDS: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to award Garbage Collection Bids as shown in Book 50:B-2 , 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. Copy on file in Office of Superintendent. No action taken.

f.y.i MONTHLY FINANCIAL REPORT: Cash Flow Report; School Depositories Report; FY 16 Ad Valorem Report; Cash Balance Report; and Limited Tax Note Series 2015, as shown in Book 50:B-10. No action taken.

FY 17 BUDGET: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve FY 17 Budget as shown in Book 50:B-19, 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

RESOLUTION TO LEVY AD VALOREM TAXES FOR 2016-2017: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Lee, to approve Resolution as shown in Book 50:B-20 , 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

SOLE SOURCE ITEM FOR ACCELERATED READER AND ACCELERATED MATH BY RENAISSANCE LEARNING FOR ECUE: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to approve Sole Source Item shown in Book 50:B-21 , 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. ACCOUNTABILITY DATA: Curriculum Director, Penny Westfaul, outlines Accountability Data. No action taken.

f.y.i. SAFETY INCIDENT REPORT: As shown in Book 50:E-2. No action taken.

f.y.i. WORKER'S COMP. UPDATE : As shown in Book 50:E-3. No action taken.

f.y.i. FLOOD RE-RATE FOR SMMS AND SMU: As shown in Book 50:E-4. No action taken.

f.y.i. JACKSON COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION: July Agenda. No action taken.

f.y.i. ATHLETIC INJURY REPORTS: East Central , St. Martin , Vancleave , As shown in Book 50:G-7 on page . No action taken.

16th SECTION - ASSIGNMENT OF LEASE - DEIRDRE BLAIR TO ASSIGN LEASE TO AMY BYRD: Motion by Board Member Frisbie, second by Board Member Lee, to approve Assignment of Lease - Blair, 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 - ASSIGNMENT OF LEASE - TINA SMITH TO ASSIGN LEASE TO JERRY SMITH: Motion by Board Member Lee, second by Board Member Frisbie, to approve Assignment of Lease - Smith, 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 CANCELLATION - STEWART: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Dickerson, to approve lease cancellation - Stewart, 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 - CANCELLATION OF TWO LEASES - PIGFORD: Motion by Board Member Tolbert, second by Board Member Dickerson, to cancel leases - Pigford 1-2, 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.

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

CLAIM DOCKET (2016 - 2017) (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)

RECEIPTS and DISBURSEMENTS: As presented, shown in Book 50:B-3.

ONE SOURCE ITEMS (click to view)

ST. MARTIN UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY DISCARD: As presented, shown in Book 50:B-11.

ST. MARTIN ATTENDANCE CENTER DISCARD : As presented, shown in Book 50:B-12.

ST. MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL EQUIPMENT DISCARD: As presented, shown in Book 50:B-13.

ST. MARTIN NORTH EQUIPMENT DISCARD: As presented, shown in Book 50:B-14.

EAST CENTRAL TRANSPORTATION DISCARD: As presented, shown in Book 50:B-15.

EAST CENTRAL UPPER DISCARD: As presented, shown in Book 50:B-16.

DONATION TO EAST CENTRAL UPPER ELEMENTARY: As presented, shown in Book 50:B-17.

ADVERTISING FOR SEALED BIDS, AIR CONDITION UNIT FOR SMN PE CLASS: No action.

CONTRACT WITH WILL'S WAY: As presented, shown in Book 50:C-1.

CONTRACT WITH GULF OAKS THERAPEUTIC DAY SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 50:C-2.

AGREEMENT WITH THE EXCEPTIONAL SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 50:C-3

AGREEMENT WITH SINGING RIVER MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: As presented, shown in Book 50:C-4.

IDEA PART B AND PRESCHOOL PROJECT APPLICATION: As presented, shown in Book 50:C-5

IDEA PART B AND PRESCHOOL BUDGET REQUEST: As presented, shown in Book 50:C-6.

POLICY GFACB REVISION - JOB DESCRIPTION OF CAFETERIA MANAGERS: As presented, shown in Book 50:F-1.

SEALED BIDS FOR 1500 CHROMEBOOKS: As presented, copy on file in Office of Superintendent.

NATIONAL BOARD RECOMMENDATIONS: As presented, shown in Book 50:C-5.

FUND RAISER - EAST CENTRAL UPPER: As presented, shown in Book 50:G-2.

FUND RAISER - EAST CENTRAL UPPER: As presented, shown in Book 50:G-3.

FUND RAISER - VANCLEAVE HIGH SCHOOL: As presented, shown in Book 50:G-4.

FUND RAISER - EAST CENTRAL UPPER: As presented, shown in Book 50:G-5.

REVISED J & L CONTRACT - SMAC: As presented, shown in Book 50:G-6.

TRIPS: (click to view)

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

Barton, Cassie Teacher - VC Upper
(Received upgrade in license for A to AA. Adjust salary accordingly effective 8/1/16)
Vancleave
Bates, Moses HS Asst. Football Coach - VC High
(8/1/16, A-5, rep. vacancy)
Vancleave
Boatright, Toby SPED Teacher - SM High
(8/1/16, AA-8, new teacher unit)
St. Martin
Brister, Robert Teacher - SM Middle
(8/1/16, A-6, rep. K. Lamey)
St. Martin
Brown, Trae Teacher - SM High
(8/1/16, A-0, rep. K. Lee)
St. Martin
Buckley, Rita Band Director - EC Middle
(8/1/16, A-28.5, rep. R. Williams)
East Central
Carraway, Sharon Title I in School Tutor - SM Upper
(9/6/16, A-N/A)
St. Martin
Cassidy, Jr. John Teacher - SM Middle
(8/1/16, A-0, rep. Jill Holcomb)
St. Martin
Collins, Jamie Teacher - SM High
(8/1/16, A-0, rep. Britteny Bell)
St. Martin
Desporte, Breanna SPED Inclusion - SM High
(8/1/16, A-0, rep. C. MacDonald)
St. Martin
Ditsworth, Lindsay N. Teacher, VC Lower
(8/1/16, A-2, rep. R. Stevens)
Vancleave
Doolittle, Jimmy SPED Teacher - SM North
(8/1/16, AA-11, rep. R. Rumfelt)
St. Martin
Fondren, Meredith SPED Inclusion Teacher - VC Upper
(8/1/16, A-0, new position)
Vancleave
Henry, Misty Gen Ed Behavior Modification Teacher - VC Upper
(8/1/16, A-12, new position)
Vancleave
Jackson, Tricia L. Teacher - SM Middle
(8/1/16, AA-17, rep. L. Jones)
St. Martin
Jenne, Mari SPED Pre School Teacher - EC Lower
(8/1/16, AA-5, rep. K. Murphy)
East Central
Johns, Sarah SPED Teacher - SM North
(8/1/16, A-1, rep. J. Cameron - Polk)
St. Martin
Jones, Marcelle SPED/SLP Teacher - District
(8/1/16, AA-6, rep. M. Kercher)
District
King, Sandra SPED Behavior Modification Teacher - VC Upper
(8/1/16, AA-10, new position)
Vancleave
Lee, Kimberly SPED Inclusion Teacher - SM Middle
(8/1/16, AA-0, new position)
St. Martin
McDonald, Charlene SPED Inclusion Teacher - SM High
(8/1/16, AA-26, rep. L. Salley)
St. Martin
Olier, Montserrat HS Asst. Volleyball Coach - VC High
(7/25/16, A-0, rep. vacancy)
Vancleave
Parker, Cody Teacher - SM High
(8/1/16, A-0, rep. J. Cates)
St. Martin
Payne, Traci Teacher, - SM North
(8/1/16, AA-8, rep. E. Nicholson)
St. Martin
Powell, Diane Long-Term Sub - SM Upper
(8/1/16, Class A-29, rep. V. Jalanivch)
St. Martin
Robinson, Kyle J. SPED Teacher - EC High
(8/1/16, A-7, New Position)
East Central
Schuman, Ellen Teacher - SM High
(8/1/16, A-0, rep. A. Parkman)
St. Martin
Smith, Melanie Teacher - SM High
(8/1/16, AAAA-30, rep. J. Bell/Learning Interv.)
St. Martin
Smith, Regina SPED/Preschool Teacher - SM East
(8/1/16, A-0, Resigned Sped TA SMN, rep. D. Sumner)
St. Martin
Suarez, Michael Teacher - VC Middle
(8/1/16, AAAA-9, rep. T. Reed)
Vancleave

K. Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017 (1.0)

Cates, Justin Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Lee, Kimberly Teacher - SM High St. Martin
McCurdy, Kathleen Teacher - VC Lower Vancleave
Porter, Ethan Teacher - SM High St. Martin
Reed, Tiffany Teacher - VC Middle Vancleave
Romine, Leslie Teacher - SM East St. Martin
Stallings, Charlie Teacher - EC High East Central
Stevens, Rebecca Teacher - V Lower Vancleave
Straughn, Leo Teacher - EC High East Central
Williams, Robert Tyler Band Director - EC Middle East Central

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

Brooks, Andrea SPED Teacher Asst - SM North
(8/4/16, rep. B. Massey)
St. Martin
Coke, Tammie

Custodian - EC Middle
(8/1/16, rep. K. Yount)

East Central
Duke, Denise SPED Asst - EC Middle
(8/4/16, rep. B. Self)
East Central
Klaas, Emily 2nd Grade TA - VC Lower
(8/4/16, rep. J. Davis)
Vancleave
Lee, John Adult Summer Worker - SM
(7/13/16)
St. Martin
Mabry, William 7th Grade Asst. Football Coach - VMS
(8/1/16, rep. Vacancy)
Vancleave
McMillan, Timothy Full-time sub bus driver - VAC
(8/4/16, rep. M. Wheatley)
Vancleave
Moore, Ronnie Full-time Sub. Bus Driver - VAC
(8/4/16, rep. J. Temple)
Vancleave
Pankonin, Melanie Summer Office Sub - SM Upper
(6/21/16, rep. S. Vollmuth)
St. Martin
Pauls, Sandi K Teacher Asst - VC Lower
(8/4/16, rep. S. Wade)
Vancleave
Ritter, Caitlin SPED TA - SM North
(8/4/16, rep. R. Smith)
St. Martin
Rushing, William Temp. summer bus driver for tutoring/testing - VHS
(7/11/16)
Vancleave
Seymour, Kimberly Distance learning Fac. - VHS
(8/4/16, rep. K. Walding)
Vancleave
Shirley, Amy Interpreter for Hearing Impaired - EC High
(8/4/16, New Position)
East Central
Tanner, Jennifer Custodian - VC Lower
(8/1/16, rep. E. Murphy)
Vancleave
Tanner, Katie R. Bus Driver - ECAC
(8/4/16, rep. J. Irwin)
East Central
Temple, Jason Bus Driver Sub - VAC
(8/8/16, rep. T. McMillan)
Vancleave
Vallandingham, Quinton Maintenance II - VAC
(7/18/16, rep. S. Wescovich)
Vancleave
Williams, Robin Custodian - VC Lower
(8/1/16, rep. M. Jones)
Vancleave
Non-Certified Positions Non-Certified Food Service Worker Recommendations:
(See Attached)
District Wide

M. Non-Licensed Educator Resignations 2016- 2017 (1.0)

Buckley, Patricia TA - SPED - Exceptional School District
Desporte, Breanna TA - SM Alt.
(resigning to take SPED Cert. Position - SMHS)
St. Martin
Fayard, Janet Bus Driver - SMAC St. Martin
Heuser, Casey 3rd Grade Title 1 TA - SMN St. Martin
Lutz, Deanne TA - ECL East Central
Overstreet, John Maintenance II - ECAC
(retirement)
East Central
Redmond, Cynthia Food Service - SMU St. Martin
Simmons, Retha Bus Aide - VAC Vancleave
Smith, Regina SPED TA - SMN
(resigning to accept SPED Teacher position - SME)
St. Martin
Treigle, Leslie First Grade TA - SMN St. Martin
Wheatley, Mike Bus Driver - VAC Vancleave
Ziv, John Sub Bus Driver - SMAC
(retirement)
St. Martin

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

Substitutes (click to view) District

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

Allsup, Katie To: ELA/Social Studies - ECU
From: ELA - ECU
East Central
Beam, Leslie To: 5th Grade Teacher - SMU
From: 4th Grade Teacher - SMU
St. Martin
Bullock, Diane To: Math/Science - ECU
From: Math/Social Studies/Science - ECU
East Central
Collier, Ginger To: Math/Science - ECU
From: Math/Social Studies/Science - ECU
East Central
Creel, Tracey To: 4th Grade Teacher - SMU
From: 5th Grade Teacher - SMU
St. Martin
Duncan, Leah To: 5th Grade Teacher - SMU
From: 4th Grade Teacher - SMU
St. Martin
Hester, Jennifer To: 2nd Grade Teacher - ECL
From: K-Teacher - ECL
East Central
Lee, Mary Desiree To: 2nd Grade Teacher - ECL
From: 1st Grade Teacher - ECL
East Central
Mayfield, Brittany To: Math/Science - ECU
From: Math/Social Studies/Science - ECU
East Central
Poelma, Adam To: 4th Grade Teacher - SMU
From: SPED/Inclusion
St. Martin
Price, Suzanne To: ELA/Social Studies - ECU
From: ELA - ECU
East Central
Rutledge, Kerri To: ELA/Social Studies - ECU
From: ELA - ECU
East Central
Slater, Tonie To: Math/Science - ECU
From: Math/Social Studies/Science - ECU
East Central
Stewart, Branda To: K Teacher - ECL
From: 1st Grade Teacher - ECL
East Central
Walker, Kristi To: ELA/Social Studies - ECU
From: ELA - ECU
East Central

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

McMillan, Timothy To: Regular Route Bus Driver K-8 - VAC
From: Full-Time Sub Driver - VAC
Vancleave
Seab, Amy To: TA - ECLE
From: Long Term Assistant - ECL
East Central

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Tolbert, to go into Executive Session at 5:45 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

Student Case Number 002:14-15: 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 0037:13-14: 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

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Motion by Board Member Dickerson, second by Board Member Frisbie, to come out of Executive Session at 6:04 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 6:05 p.m.

 

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

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