Public Meeting Minutes: October 4, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Jackson-Madison County School Board Combine Meeting

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October 4, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Jackson-Madison County School Board Combine Meeting Minutes

October 4, 2018 at 5:30 PM - Jackson-Madison County School Board Combine Meeting
Call to Order
MOMENT OF SILENCE
PRESENTATION OF COLORS AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Rationale:  The Liberty Tech Air Force ROTC presented the Colors for the Combined Work Session and Board Meeting.  The Liberty Tech ROTC is under the direction of Chief Wally Littrell and Lt. Col. Thomas E. Snodgrass
APPROVALS
APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the Consent Agenda. Passed with a motion by Mr. Wayne Arnold 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
Action(s):
A motion was made by Morris Merriweather to postpone consideration of the following motions to be discussed @ the JMCSS Board Retreat on October 20, 2018 for possible board action at the November 2018 board meeting. The following motions will be reviewed at the Board Retreat; #3-Request for proposals on land in Northwest, #5-North Side Elementary School at North Side High School, #6-Workforce Training Center on former Jackson Central Merry Campus, #7-Expand the Montessori School to East and South, #8-One Bell Time and #9-New Elementary School in North for K-8. Passed with a motion by Mr. Morris Merriweather and a second by Ms. Doris Black.
  • 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.
PUBLIC COMMENTS
PUBLIC COMMENTS (30 MINUTES)
Rationale:  The Public is allowed to address the Board pursuant to Board Policy 1.404
APPEARANCE BEFORE THE BOARD
DO THE WRITE THING
Rationale:  City Councilman Earnest Brooks and Annette Graves will inform the Board of the program "Do The Write Thing"
JMCEA ANNOUNCEMENT/REPORT
EARLENE PRICE, JMCEA PRESIDENT
FINANCIAL REPORT
BUDGET AMENDMENTS, SCHOOL EXPENDITURES AND UTILITIES ANALYSIS
MONTHLY FINANCIAL STATEMENT-141 GENERAL PURPOSE SCHOOLS
ACTION ITEMS
EDUCATION FOUNDATION NOMINATION
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
Rationale:  The Board Members will nominate a community person to replace Jeff Wall on the Education Foundation Committee.  
"TURNAROUND FIRST"
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
Action(s):
Kevin Alexander made a motion for the Board to approve "TURNAROUND FIRST" be a major consideration with all decisions as we strive to be in the top 20% ranking within the next five years. Passed with a motion by Mr. Kevin Alexander and a second by Mr. Morris Merriweather.
  • 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: Nay
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ON LAND IN NORTHWEST
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
OPTION ON K-8 LAND IN NORTHWEST
Speaker(s):  Eric Jones
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve the Resolution of the Jackson-Madison County Board of Education authorizing $10,000 dollars to be used for the option to purchase property located at on Ashport road. Passed with a motion by Mr. A. J. Massey and a second by Mrs. Shannon Stewart.
  • 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.
NORTH SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT NORTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
WORKFORCE TRAINING CENTER ON FORMER JACKSON CENTRAL MERRY CAMPUS
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
EXPAND THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL TO EAST AND SOUTH
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
ONE BELL TIME
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN NORTH FOR K-8
Speaker(s):  Kevin Alexander
HEALTHY COMMUNITY LETTER OF INTENT (PUBLIC/PRIVATE MADISON AND EAST CLUSTER MIDDLE SCHOOL)
Speaker(s):  Eric Jones
Action(s):
A motion was made to approve a Healthy Community Letter of Intent for a Public/Private Madison and East Cluster Middle School. Passed with a motion by Mr. Wayne Arnold and a second by Mrs. Shannon Stewart.
  • 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
SUGGESTED NOVEMBER AGENDA ITEMS (SUBMIT TO DR. JONES, ALL BOARD MEMBERS AND JANITH) by OCTOBER 31, 2018
ITEMS ADDED TO THE AGENDA PER VOTE ITEM 2.2
COMMITTEE REPORTS AND ANY NECESSARY ACTION
INSURANCE COMMITTEE
Action(s):
The Insurance Committee is recommending the School Board to approve the 2019 Proposal for the Health Insurance premiums and to amend to the motion, adding Option 2 for Dental with Jackson-Madison County School System paying the full amount of the increase for the Dental Plan. Passed with a motion by Mr. Jim Campbell and a second by Mr. Wayne Arnold.
  • 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:  Insurance Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 3:30pm
POLICY COMMITTEE
Rationale:  Policy Committee Meeting Monday, October 15, 2018 at 3:30 pm
SUPERINTENDENT UPDATE
10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN
SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY PRESS RELEASE
TEACHER ATTRITION DATA
DISCUSSION ITEMS
"SHORT TERM" PLANS ADDRESSING DISCIPLINE AT LIBERTY
INSURANCE PERCENTAGES
INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD
BOARD RETREAT SCHEDULE OCTOBER 19 AND 20, 2018
Rationale:  Board Retreat Friday, October 19 at 5:00 pm and Saturday, October 20 at 8:00 am at the Jackson Madison County Regional Health Department located 804 North Parkway
BUDGET FOR BOARD
TRUANCY DOCUMENTS
CONSENT AGENDA
TEXTBOOK COMPLIANCE
Rationale:  The Board will approve that the JMCSS is in compliance that all children have, or will be given, access to all textbooks and instructional material.  
BUDGET AMENDMENTS
Rationale:  The Board will approve the Budget Amendments present by Mike Nichols
FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Rationale:  The Board will approve the Financial Statements presented by Holly Kellar
CHECKLIST GREATER THAN $14, 999.99
HUMAN CAPITAL REPORT
Speaker(s):  Tiffany Green
Rationale:  The Board will approve the Human Capital Report
SEPTEMBER COMBINED WORK SESSION AND BOARD MEETING MINUTES
Rationale:  The Board will approve the September Combined Work Session and Board Meeting Minutes
ADJOURNMENT
Action(s):
A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:23 pm. Passed with a motion by Mr. Wayne Arnold 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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