Public Meeting Agenda: February 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting

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February 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting Agenda

February 7, 2019 at 6:30 PM - Board of Education Regular Meeting
Call to Order
Approval of the Agenda
Recommended Motion(s):  Motion to approve the agenda Passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
Motion to approve the agenda Passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Ireson and a second by Mr. Randall Jones.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Consent Agenda
Meeting Minutes from January 8 and January 15, 2019 Meetings
Field Trip Requests
Public Comment - Agenda Items
Communications to the Board
Director's Comments
Cadet Jacob Smith - Sullivan South JROTC
Sullivan East Middle and West Ridge High School Update
Board Chairman Comments
Unfinished Business
Videoing of Board Meetings
Action(s):
for Request for Purchase to state recordings will be hosted live on the school system's website www.sullivank12.net and will only reside on our website; no advertising; and only board meetings will be recorded. Passed with a motion by Mr. Randall Gilmore and a second by Mr. Randall Jones.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
New Business
Policy 4.205 Enrollment in College Level Courses - Review
Action(s):
approval and adoption on first reading Passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Ireson and a second by Mrs. Jane Thomas.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Policy 6.409 Child Abuse and Neglect - Review
Rationale: 
Policy 6.409
 
TSBA has revised this policy to be clearer about mandatory reporting requirements. Additionally, we wanted to make you aware of Public Chapter 983 that will require teachers to receive child abuse reporting training. The Department of Education will identify training programs appropriate for teachers. Beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, each LEA must ensure that teachers complete an approved child abuse training program.

 



Attachments:
Holston Warehouse Property
Action(s):
Mr. Hull requested approval to spend up to $500.00 for title examinations for the Holston Warehouse property. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Jane Thomas and a second by Mr. Randall Jones.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Proposed Facility Plan Implementation Sequence
Action(s):
Mr. Jones made a motion to remove the confidentiality clause from the Proposed Facility Plan Implementation Sequence and make it public. Passed with a motion by Mr. Randall Jones and a second by Mr. Michael Hughes.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
Mr. Jones made a motion to approve the Proposed Facility Plan Sequence, with a second by Mr. Gilmore. Passed with a motion by Mr. Randall Jones and a second by Mr. Randall Gilmore.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: No
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: No
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Facilities Resolution
Action(s):
Mr. Hughes made a motion to approve the following Resolution to clarify the timeline and remaining steps in the Master Facilities Plan after the completion of Phase I which consists of constructing Sullivan East Middle School and West Ridge High School Passed with a motion by Mr. Michael Hughes and a second by Mr. Matthew Spivey.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: No
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: No
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
Mr. Ireson made a motion to amend the date from December 31, 2019 to July 31, 2020 for occupancy of Sullivan East Middle School. Failed with a motion by Mr. Mark Ireson and a second by Mr. Paul Robinson.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: No
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: No
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: No
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: No
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Director of Schools Search
Action(s):
Mr. Ireson made a motion to contract with Mr. Wayne Qualls at a cost of $6,000.00 to identify candidates for Director of Schools. If Mr. Qualls is unattainable, the board will revisit. Passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Ireson and a second by Mr. Matthew Spivey.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Policy 5.801 Director of Schools Recruitment and Selection
Action(s):
A request for waiver of the rules to approve and adopt changes to Policy 5.802 Qualifications/Duties of the Director of Schools Passed with a motion by Mr. Randall Jones and a second by Mr. Michael Hughes.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
After some discussion, a recommendation was made to change the requirement of three years to ten years of successful experience in school administration. Passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Ireson and a second by Mrs. Jane Thomas.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
A request of waiver of the rules to approve and adopt changes on first reading for Policy 5.801 Director of Schools Recruitment and Selection Passed with a motion by Mr. Randall Jones and a second by Mr. Michael Hughes.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
A recommendation to update Policy 5.801 to read "Only candidates that receive 4 out of 7 board member votes will be interviewed by the Board in an open session" Passed with a motion by Mr. Michael Hughes and a second by Mr. Randall Jones.
  • Mr. Randall Gilmore: Yes
  • Mr. Michael Hughes: Yes
  • Mr. Mark Ireson: Yes
  • Mr. Randall Jones: Yes
  • Mr. Paul Robinson: Yes
  • Mr. Matthew Spivey: Yes
  • Mrs. Jane Thomas: Yes
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments:
Public Comment - Non-Agenda Items
Adjournment
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