Public Meeting Minutes: September 13, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Jackson-Madison County School Board Combine Meeting

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September 13, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Jackson-Madison County School Board Combine Meeting Minutes

September 13, 2018 at 6:00 PM - Jackson-Madison County School Board Combine Meeting
Call to Order
MOMENT OF SILENCE
Speaker(s):  Wayne Arnold
Rationale:  Wayne Arnold, Chairman will call the meeting to order with a Moment of Silence
PRESENTATION OF COLORS AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Speaker(s):  Wayne Arnold
Rationale:  The South Side High School Navy ROTC will present the Colors for the September Combined Work Session and Board Meeting.  The SSHS ROTC is directed by Commander David J Conner and Chief Dennis Reggans
APPROVALS
APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA
Speaker(s):  Wayne Arnold
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the Consent Agenda. Passed with a motion by Mr. Kevin Alexander and a second by Mrs. Janice Hampton.
  • Mr. Kevin Alexander: Yea
  • Mr. Wayne Arnold: Yea
  • Ms. Doris Black: Yea
  • Mr. Jim Campbell: Yea
  • Mrs. Janice Hampton: Yea
  • Mr. James Johnson: Yea
  • Mr. A. J. Massey: Yea
  • Mr. Morris Merriweather: Yea
  • Mrs. Shannon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
Speaker(s):  Wayne Arnold
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the Agenda. Passed with a motion by Mr. Jim Campbell and a second by Mrs. Janice Hampton.
  • Mr. Kevin Alexander: Yea
  • Mr. Wayne Arnold: Yea
  • Ms. Doris Black: Yea
  • Mr. Jim Campbell: Yea
  • Mrs. Janice Hampton: Yea
  • Mr. James Johnson: Yea
  • Mr. A. J. Massey: Yea
  • Mr. Morris Merriweather: Yea
  • Mrs. Shannon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
ELECTION OF BOARD OFFICERS
ELECTION OF 2018-2019 BOARD OFFICERS
Speaker(s):  Wayne Arnold
Action(s):
The 2018-2019 School Board will elect the Board Officers. The Board approved Kevin Alexander Chairman, Janice Hampton Vice-Chair, Shannon Stewart Parliamentarian and James Johnson Representative for Legislator. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Janice Hampton and a second by Mr. A. J. Massey.
  • Mr. Kevin Alexander: Yea
  • Mr. Wayne Arnold: Yea
  • Ms. Doris Black: Yea
  • Mr. Jim Campbell: Yea
  • Mrs. Janice Hampton: Yea
  • Mr. James Johnson: Yea
  • Mr. A. J. Massey: Yea
  • Mr. Morris Merriweather: Yea
  • Mrs. Shannon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Rationale:  The 2018-2019 School Board will elect the following to serve; Chair, Vice-Chair, Parliamentarian and Representative for Legislators  
PUBLIC COMMENTS
HARRELL CARTER, JACKSON NAACP PRESIDENT
Rationale:  The Public is allowed to address the Board pursuant to Board Policy 1.404
APPEARANCE BEFORE THE BOARD
TSBA SCHOOL VOLUNTEER AWARD RECIPIENT
Rationale: 

Ms. Linda Clayton was selected to receive the 2018 Tennessee School boards Association Southwest School Volunteer Recognition Award.  Ms. Clayton was awarded a plaque at the TSBA Fall District Meeting on Thursday, September 6, 2018 and will be considered for the statewide overall award in November at the TSBA Annual Convention

Ladonna Braswell, Principal at Lincoln Elementary nominated Linda Clayton as a JMCSS Volunteer.  

JMCEA ANNOUNCEMENT/REPORT
EARLENE PRICE, JMCEA PRESIDENT
Speaker(s):  Earlene Price, President of JMCEA
FINANCIAL REPORT
BUDGET AMENDMENTS, SCHOOL EXPENDITURES AND UTILITIES ANALYSIS
Speaker(s):  Mike Nichols/ Holly Kellar
MONTHLY FINANCIAL STATEMENT-141 GENERAL PURPOSE SCHOOLS
Speaker(s):  Mike Nichols/ Holly Kellar
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the Financial Statement. Passed with a motion by Mr. A. J. Massey and a second by Mr. Jim Campbell.
  • Mr. Kevin Alexander: Yea
  • Mr. Wayne Arnold: Yea
  • Ms. Doris Black: Yea
  • Mr. Jim Campbell: Yea
  • Mrs. Janice Hampton: Yea
  • Mr. James Johnson: Yea
  • Mr. A. J. Massey: Yea
  • Mr. Morris Merriweather: Yea
  • Mrs. Shannon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
ACTION ITEMS
408 JACKSON STREET - RESOLUTION
Speaker(s):  Eric Jones
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve a Resolution of the Jackson-Madison County Board of Education authorizing the purchase of property located at 408 Jackson Street from the City of Jackson for improvements to Whitehall School. Passed with a motion by Mr. James Johnson and a second by Mrs. Janice Hampton.
  • Mr. Kevin Alexander: Yea
  • Mr. Wayne Arnold: Yea
  • Ms. Doris Black: Yea
  • Mr. Jim Campbell: Yea
  • Mrs. Janice Hampton: Yea
  • Mr. James Johnson: Yea
  • Mr. A. J. Massey: Yea
  • Mr. Morris Merriweather: Yea
  • Mrs. Shannon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
QUESTIONS UNRELATED TO BOARD AGENDA ITEMS FOR SUPERINTENDENT
BEP INSTRUCTIONAL SALARY FUNDING INCREASES
POSSIBLE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TEACHER RETENTION
UPDATE ON TEST SCORES
Speaker(s):  Eric Jones
GOVERNOR'S TOUR CONCERNING TNREADY
Speaker(s):  Eric Jones
SUGGESTED OCTOBER AGENDA ITEMS (SUBMIT TO JANITH)
ITEMS ADDED TO THE AGENDA PER VOTE ITEM 2.2
DISCUSSION ITEMS
SCHOOL BOARD COMMITTEES
STUDENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
BOARD RETREAT SCHEDULED
OCTOBER MEETINGS RESCHEDULED
EDUCATION FOUNDATION UPDATE
Speaker(s):  Eric Jones
INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD
SEPTEMBER 18, 2018 AT 5:30 PM-EDUCATION VISION COMMITTEE MEETING
ANNUAL CALENDAR
BOARD BUDGET
ACADEMIES FOR BOARD
CONSENT AGENDA
HUMAN CAPITAL
CHECKS GREATER 14,999.99
AUGUST 9, 2018 BOARD MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER LIST FOR SCHOOL SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS
Rationale:  The School Board will approve the following School Support Organizations: Middle School-Northeast Middle and High School-North Side Band Boosters
RELEASE OF ASSIGNMENT OF UNEXPENDED SCHOOL ALLOCATIONS
Speaker(s):  Holly Kellar
PURCHASING COOPERATIVES
Speaker(s):  Holly Kellar
JMCSS CIVIL RIGHTS AND BULLYING COMPLIANCE REPORT
Speaker(s):  Corey Currie/Dr. Vivian Williams
ADJOURNMENT
Action(s):
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting. Passed with a motion by Mrs. Janice Hampton and a second by Mr. James Johnson.
  • Mr. Kevin Alexander: Yea
  • Mr. Wayne Arnold: Yea
  • Ms. Doris Black: Yea
  • Mr. Jim Campbell: Yea
  • Mrs. Janice Hampton: Yea
  • Mr. James Johnson: Yea
  • Mr. A. J. Massey: Yea
  • Mr. Morris Merriweather: Yea
  • Mrs. Shannon Stewart: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
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