MINUTES OF BOARD OF EDUCATION

GREEN RIDGE R-VIII SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

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Open Session††††††††††††††† ††† Board Room†††††††††††† 6:30 PM†††††††††† November 16, 2016††††††††††† Wednesday

 

MEMBERS

††††††††††††††††††††††† Present††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Administrators

Barry White, President††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Aron Bennett, Interim Supt of Schools

Sam Dove, Secretary†††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rodney Edington, High School Principal

Mark Haverly, Vice-President††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Rachel Hammers, Elementary Principal

Gale Dillon†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Angie Hagedorn, Special Ed Coordinator

Tim Dove†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Audrey Harding, Treasurer

††††††††††† Roy Martin†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††

Ed Hopkins†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Visitors†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Kenny Ollison††††††††††††† Staci Harrison

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jackie Thomas ††††††††††† Tracy Thomas

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Melissa Brock†† ††††††††††† Rhonda Hilt††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Paul Fletcher †† ††††††††††† Erica Goans

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† T.J. Bridges††††† ††††††††††† Heather Bridges

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Amy Gibbs†††††††††††††††††† Justin Ray

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jennifer Ray†††† ††††††††††† Kaelyn Ray

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eric Ray

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Barry White called the Open Session meeting to order at 6:31 p.m. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Mr. Haverly made a motion to approve the agenda. 2nd by Mr. Martin.

Vote:††† 7 Yes††† 0 No††††

 

APPROVE DISTRICT OBLICATIONS

The bills for October were presented.

Mr. Martin made a motion to approve the bills as presented for October. 2nd by Mr. Tim Dove.

Vote:††† 7 Yes††† 0 No††††

 

OLD BUSINESS

A.       Air Conditioning Unit Bids Ė Three bids were presented for replacement of an HVAC unit for the district.Mr. Haverly made a motion to accept the bid from Turner in the amount of $6,627.00.2nd by Mr. Tim Dove.

Vote:7 Yes†††† 0 No

 

VISITORS/COMMUNICATIONS/COMMITTEE REPORTS

A.    Ms. Erica Goans presented MAP an EOC scores from the 2015-16 school year.Mr. Bennett also presented the districtís APR of 98.2%.††††††

 

ADMINISTRATION REPORTS

  1. Mr. Edington, High School Principal

Mr. Edington presented his written report.He had Mr. Fletcher speak about the new weight room equipment that has been acquired.Mr. Edington introduced outstanding student Eric Ray to the board and he and Mrs. Amy Gibbs informed them of some of Ericís accomplishments.Mr. Edington also briefly reported on AD and Technology.†††††††††††

  1. Mrs. Hammers, Elementary Principal

Mrs. Hammers presented her written report.She also spoke to the board about goals for her staff and future events.Mrs. Hammers also reported on the success of the PTO carnival.

  1. Mrs. Hagedorn, Special Education Coordinator

Mrs. Hagedorn presented her written report.Mrs. Hagedorn reported that she is starting to upload files for her DESE desk review.She also stated that the process of special education evaluations has begun.

  1. Mr. Bennett, Interim Superintendent

1.      Financial ReportóMr. Bennett spoke to the board potential investment opportunities through MSIP.††

 

NEW BUSINESS

  1. Board Treasurer/Bank Account Signature Change Ė Mr. White and Mr. Haverly spoke to the districtís new auditors.They made the suggestion to have the board treasurer be an actual member of the board.Mr. Haverly made a motion to name Gale Dillon treasurer of the board.2nd by Mr.Tim Dove.

Vote:††† 7 Yes †† 0 No††††

 

Mr. Haverly made a motion to add the board president, Barry White, the board treasurer, Gale Dillon, and the bookkeeper, Audrey Harding, to all district CDís.2nd by Mr. Sam Dove.

Vote:7 Yes††† 0 No

 

B.     Policy 2180, 2526, 2755, 6271, 4121, and 0342 Revisions Ė Mr. Bennett addressed changes that need to be made in the districtís policy.These changes will get the districtís policy in compliance with new legislation.Mr. Hopkins made a motion to approve the changes in policy 2180, 2526, 2755, 6271, 4121, and 0342.2nd by Mr. Roy Martin.

Vote:67 Yes††† 0 No†††† †††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

OTHER

Mr. Haverly made a motion to close Open Session and go into Closed Session to discuss personnel matters and student issues after a short recess at 8:07 p.m. 2nd by Mr. Tim Dove.

Roll call vote:†† 7 Yes††† 0 No††††

 

 

 

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††††††††††† Secretary, Board of Education†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† President, Board of Education