PCSSD - Board of Education Meeting Minutes: April 11, 2017

Board of Education Meeting Minutes: April 11, 2017

In Attendance: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward

Absent: (None)

  1. Call to Order

    • Dr. Remele called the meeting to order at 6 p.m.
  2. Roll Call

    • All members present.
  3. Pledge of Allegiance

    • Mr. Maune introduced guest student board member James David Rouse, III (Trey) from Robinson High School. Trey led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  4. Public Comments

    • No Public Comments
  5. Certified P.P.C. Presentation

    1. Presentation re: Off-contract/Flex Professional Development
      1. Vote to approve language changes as recommended by Certified P.P.C. and supported by the Administration.
        • Motion by Mike Kemp
        • Seconded by Alicia Gillen
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    2. Presentation re: Sick Leave
      1. After discussion and questions regarding the proposed language change, it was the consensus of the board to table this motion.
      2. Vote to approve language changes as recommended by Cert. P.P.C. and supported by the Administration re: Sick Leave policy
        • Motion by Alicia Gillen
        • Seconded by Eli Keller
        • In Favor: (None)
        • Opposed: (None)
        • Abstained: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      3. Table
        • Motion by Alicia Gillen
        • Seconded by Eli Keller
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    3. Vote to resume reconsideration of proposed language changes to the Sick Leave policy.
      • Motion by Alicia Gillen
      • Seconded by Mike Kemp
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
    4. Vote to approve recommended language changes to PPC Sick Leave policy, including the definition of a domestic partner
      • Motion by Alicia Gillen
      • Seconded by Tina Ward
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
    5. Presentation re: Certified Administrator Index Factors, Contract Days and Salary Schedule
      1. Vote to not accept language changes recommended by Certified P.P.C.
        • Motion by Alicia Gillen
        • Seconded by Mike Kemp
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
  6. Classified P.P.C. Presentation

    1. Mr. Chesterfield was not present.
  7. Reports

    1. Mills University High School 45-day Priority School Progress Report
      • Mr. Clayton presented the state required 45-day Priority School Progress Report.
    2. Financial Update on Close of 3rd Quarter and 2017-2018 Budget Process
      • Denise Palmer presented an update on financials as of the 3rd quarter and also an update on the 2017-2018 budget process.
    3. Construction Schedule and Budget Update
      • Derek Scott reported to the Board that both Mills and Robinson projects are on schedule and budget. Both schools are on track for Sumer of 2018 opening.
  8. Action Items - Old Business

  9. Certified P.P.C. Presentations
    1. Presentation re: Non-Instructional Duties
      • Vote to approve language changes to P.P.C. Non-Instructional Duties policies as recommended by P.P.C. and supported by Administration
      • Motion by Alicia Gillen
      • Seconded by Shelby Thomas
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
    2. Presentation re: Lunch Duty
      • Vote to approve language changes to P.P.C. Lunch Duty policy as recommended by P.P.C. and supported by Administration
      • Motion by Eli Keller
      • Seconded by Tina Ward
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
    3. Presentation re: Department Chairperson
      • Vote to approve changes to P.P.C. Department Chair policy as recommended by P.P.C. and supported by Administration
      • Motion by Mike Kemp
      • Seconded by Alicia Gillen
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
    4. Presentation re: Supplemental Salary for Extra Duty
      1. Vote to approve changes to P.P.C. Supplemental Salary for Extra Duty policy as recommended by P.P.C. and supported by Administration
      2. Motion by Alicia Gillen
      3. Seconded by Shelby Thomas
      4. In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      5. Opposed: (None)
    5. Presentation re: Teacher Work Day
      • Vote to not accept changes to P.P.C. Teacher Work Day policy
      • Motion by Alicia Gillen
      • Seconded by Eli Keller
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
  10. Action Items - New Business

    1. Presentation and recommendation re: 2017-2018 Certified Administrative Index for Visually Impaired Consultant
      1. Certified P.P.C. supports this recommendation.
      2. Vote to accept Administration's recommendation to move index for Visually Impaired Consultant to 1.2 for 2017-2018 school year.
        • Motion by Mike Kemp
        • Seconded by Shelby Thomas
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    2. Presentation and recommendation re: Lightspeed Filter Renewal
      1. Vote to approve Lightspeed Filter Renewal
        • Motion by Alicia Gillen
        • Seconded by Eli Keller
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    3. Presentation and recommendation re: Filewave Renewal
      1. Vote to approve Filewave Renewal
        • Motion by Mike Kemp
        • Seconded by Shelby Thomas
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    4. Presentation and recommendation re: EdTech PD: Summer PD and PD for Fuller Middle School and Mills High School
      1. Vote to approve EdTech PD for Fuller Middle School and Mills University High School
        • Motion by Mike Kemp
        • Seconded by Eli Keller
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    5. Presentation and recommendation re: Maumelle Middle School CBI Restroom Renovations
      1. Vote to approve CBI Restroom Renovations at Maumelle Middle School
        • Motion by Shelby Thomas
        • Seconded by Alicia Gillen
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    6. Presentation and recommendation re: Facilities renaming - Mills Feeder Pattern Secondary Schools
      1. Vote to approve the formation of a committee to explore the possibilities re: renaming facilities
        • Motion by Mike Kemp
        • Seconded by Shelby Thomas
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    7. Presentation and recommendation re: 2017-2018 Parent/Student Handbook Including Conduct and Discipline
      1. Vote to approve 2017-2018 Parent/Student Handbook including Conduct and Discipline
        • Motion by Mike Kemp
        • Seconded by Alicia Gillen
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    8. Presentation and recommendation re: Construction Manager Selection for Sylvan Hills High School Project
      1. Vote to approve recommendation to select Construction Manager from Baldwin & Shell, Harco, and Advenco/CDI and to form a committee to make the final decision
        • Motion by Eli Keller
        • Seconded by Alicia Gillen
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
  11. Executive Session

    1. The Board convened into Executive Session at 9:05 p.m.
      1. Vote to go into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing personnel and the Superintendent's contract
        • Motion by Alicia Gillen
        • Seconded by Mike Kemp
        • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
        • Opposed: (None)
    2. The Board reconvened into Regular Session at 10:30 p.m 
    3. Vote to approve Certified and Classified allocations for the 2017-2018 school year
      • Motion by Shelby Thomas
      • Seconded by Mike Kemp
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
    4. Vote to extend the existing employment contract of Dr. Guess for an additional one year so that it expires June 30, 2019, rather than June 30, 2018. All other terms and conditions of his contract would be extended until June 30, 2019
      1. Motion by Alicia Gillen
      2. Seconded by Mike Kemp
      3. In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      4. Opposed: (None)
    5. Presentation and recommendation re: Certified Staff Allocations for 2017-2018
    6. Presentation and recommendation re: Support Staff Allocations for 2017-2018
  12. Comments from the Board

    1. Dr. Rememele reminded the Board of the following upcoming events:
      • PALS Volunteer Breakfast on April 20
      • ASBA/AAEA Joint Conference on May 9
      • Scholars Reception on May 15
    2. Ms. Ward reminded everyone to do something special for the teachers in their zones during Teacher Appreciation Week May 1-5.
  13. Superintendent's Comments

    1. Dr. Guess reminded the Board of the following:
      • May 30th will now be the last day of school.
      • May 31st will be a P.D. day.
      • Graduations will be on May 20th.
    2. The District received information today there will be 50 additional Pre-K slots.
    3. Mr. Jack Truemper has completed all legal notices for the special millage election.
  14. Consent Agenda

    1. Vote to approve Consent Agenda
      • Motion by Eli Keller
      • Seconded by Mike Kemp
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
    2. Minutes from 3-14-17 Board Meeting
    3. Minutes from 3-28-17 Board Meeting
    4. Support Staff Personnel
    5. Certified Personnel
    6. Expulsions
    7. Financial Reports
    8. Payment of Bills
  15. Student Hearings

    1. The student did not show up for the hearing.
    2. Vote to uphold Administration's recommendation to expell
      • Motion by Eli Keller
      • Seconded by Shelby Thomas
      • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      • Opposed: (None)
  16. Employee Hearings

    1. Vote to reinstate employee
    • Motion by Alicia Gillen
    • Seconded by Shelby Thomas
    • In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
    • Opposed: (None)
  17. Adjournment

Alicia Gillen moved to adjourn. The meeting was adjourned at 10:50 p.m.