Jackson-Madison County School System
October 04, 2018 5:30 PM
Jackson-Madison County School Board Combine Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. MOMENT OF SILENCE
1.2. PRESENTATION OF COLORS AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
2. APPROVALS
2.1. APPROVAL OF THE CONSENT AGENDA
Recommended Motion

A motion was made to approve the Consent Agenda.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  A motion was made to approve the Consent Agenda. passed with a motion by Mr. Wayne Arnold and a second by Mrs. Janice Hampton.

Member Votes
Mr. Kevin Alexander Yes
Mr. Wayne Arnold Yes
Ms. Doris Black Yes
Mr. Jim Campbell Yes
Mrs. Janice Hampton Yes
Mr. James Johnson Yes
Mr. A. J. Massey Yes
Mr. Morris Merriweather Yes
Mrs. Shannon Stewart Yes
2.2. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA
Recommended Motion

A motion was made to approve the Agenda.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  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.

Member Votes
Mr. Kevin Alexander Yes
Mr. Wayne Arnold Yes
Ms. Doris Black Yes
Mr. Jim Campbell Yes
Mrs. Janice Hampton Yes
Mr. James Johnson Yes
Mr. A. J. Massey Yes
Mr. Morris Merriweather Yes
Mrs. Shannon Stewart Yes
3. PUBLIC COMMENTS
3.1. PUBLIC COMMENTS (30 MINUTES)
4. APPEARANCE BEFORE THE BOARD
4.1. DO THE WRITE THING
5. JMCEA ANNOUNCEMENT/REPORT
5.1. EARLENE PRICE, JMCEA PRESIDENT
6. FINANCIAL REPORT
6.1. BUDGET AMENDMENTS, SCHOOL EXPENDITURES AND UTILITIES ANALYSIS
6.2. MONTHLY FINANCIAL STATEMENT-141 GENERAL PURPOSE SCHOOLS
7. ACTION ITEMS
7.1. EDUCATION FOUNDATION NOMINATION
Kevin Alexander
Recommended Motion

The Board approved Clarence Boone to serve as the replacement of Jeff Wall on the Education Foundation Committee.

7.2. "TURNAROUND FIRST"
Kevin Alexander
Recommended Motion

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.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  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.

Member Votes
Mr. Kevin Alexander Yes
Mr. Wayne Arnold Yes
Ms. Doris Black Yes
Mr. Jim Campbell Yes
Mrs. Janice Hampton Yes
Mr. James Johnson Yes
Mr. A. J. Massey Yes
Mr. Morris Merriweather Yes
Mrs. Shannon Stewart No
7.3. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ON LAND IN NORTHWEST
Kevin Alexander
7.4. OPTION ON K-8 LAND IN NORTHWEST
Eric Jones
Recommended Motion

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.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  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.

Member Votes
Mr. Kevin Alexander Yes
Mr. Wayne Arnold Yes
Ms. Doris Black Yes
Mr. Jim Campbell Yes
Mrs. Janice Hampton Yes
Mr. James Johnson Yes
Mr. A. J. Massey Yes
Mr. Morris Merriweather Yes
Mrs. Shannon Stewart Yes
7.5. NORTH SIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AT NORTH SIDE HIGH SCHOOL
Kevin Alexander
7.6. WORKFORCE TRAINING CENTER ON FORMER JACKSON CENTRAL MERRY CAMPUS
Kevin Alexander
7.7. EXPAND THE MONTESSORI SCHOOL TO EAST AND SOUTH
Kevin Alexander
7.8. ONE BELL TIME
Kevin Alexander
7.9. NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN NORTH FOR K-8
Kevin Alexander
7.10. HEALTHY COMMUNITY LETTER OF INTENT (PUBLIC/PRIVATE MADISON AND EAST CLUSTER MIDDLE SCHOOL)
Eric Jones
Recommended Motion

A motion was made to approve a new Jr/Sr High School 6-12 grades in the east cluster on Jackson Central Merry campus and Madison Academic High School on the University of Memphis Lambuth campus.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  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.

Member Votes
Mr. Kevin Alexander Yes
Mr. Wayne Arnold Yes
Ms. Doris Black Yes
Mr. Jim Campbell Yes
Mrs. Janice Hampton Yes
Mr. James Johnson Yes
Mr. A. J. Massey Yes
Mr. Morris Merriweather Yes
Mrs. Shannon Stewart Yes
8. QUESTIONS UNRELATED TO BOARD AGENDA ITEMS FOR SUPERINTENDENT
9. SUGGESTED NOVEMBER AGENDA ITEMS (SUBMIT TO DR. JONES, ALL BOARD MEMBERS AND JANITH) by OCTOBER 31, 2018
10. ITEMS ADDED TO THE AGENDA PER VOTE ITEM 2.2
Recommended Motion

A motion was made to accept _________.

11. COMMITTEE REPORTS AND ANY NECESSARY ACTION
11.1. INSURANCE COMMITTEE
Recommended Motion

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.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  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.

Member Votes
Mr. Kevin Alexander Yes
Mr. Wayne Arnold Yes
Ms. Doris Black Yes
Mr. Jim Campbell Yes
Mrs. Janice Hampton Yes
Mr. James Johnson Yes
Mr. A. J. Massey Yes
Mr. Morris Merriweather Yes
Mrs. Shannon Stewart Yes
11.2. POLICY COMMITTEE
12. SUPERINTENDENT UPDATE
12.1. 10-YEAR CAPITAL PLAN
12.2. SCHOOL ACCOUNTABILITY PRESS RELEASE
12.3. TEACHER ATTRITION DATA
13. DISCUSSION ITEMS
13.1. "SHORT TERM" PLANS ADDRESSING DISCIPLINE AT LIBERTY
13.2. INSURANCE PERCENTAGES
14. INFORMATION ITEMS FOR THE BOARD
14.1. BOARD RETREAT SCHEDULE OCTOBER 19 AND 20, 2018
14.2. BUDGET FOR BOARD
14.3. TRUANCY DOCUMENTS
15. CONSENT AGENDA
Recommended Motion

A motion was made to approve the Consent Agenda items as presented under 2.1.

15.1. TEXTBOOK COMPLIANCE
15.2. BUDGET AMENDMENTS
15.3. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
15.4. CHECKLIST GREATER THAN $14, 999.99
15.5. HUMAN CAPITAL REPORT
Tiffany Green
15.6. SEPTEMBER COMBINED WORK SESSION AND BOARD MEETING MINUTES
16. ADJOURNMENT
Recommended Motion

A motion was made to adjourn the meeting at 7:23 pm.

Actions Taken

Motion Passed:  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.

Member Votes
Mr. Kevin Alexander Yes
Mr. Wayne Arnold Yes
Ms. Doris Black Yes
Mr. Jim Campbell Yes
Mrs. Janice Hampton Yes
Mr. James Johnson Yes
Mr. A. J. Massey Yes
Mr. Morris Merriweather Yes
Mrs. Shannon Stewart Yes