PCSSD - Board of Education Meeting Minutes: November 29, 2017

Board of Education Meeting Minutes: November 29, 2017

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

Absent: Brian Maune

  1. Call to Order

    • Dr. Remele called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

  2. Roll Call

    • All present, except Brian Maune.

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

    • Dr. Remele led the Pledge of Allegiance.

  4. Action Items - Old Business

    1. Consideration of one-time Bonus for employees
      Following discussion, a motion was made and seconded to give all active full-time employees, certified and classified, a $1,000.00 one-time bonus and all active part-time employees, certified and classified, a $500.00 one-time bonus.
      After further discussion, Mayor Kemp called for question. A roll call vote was taken: Kemp - yea, Keller, nay, Thomas-yea, Remele-nay, Gillen-nay, Ward-yea.
      After final discussions, a vote was taken on the previous motion and passed 4-2.
      Both P.P.C. committees dismissed to discuss and vote on the one-time bonus proposals. Mr. Chesterfield and Ms. Fitzgiven reported back that their committees had accepted the proposals for all active full-time employees to receive a one-time bonus of $1,000.00, and all active part-time employees receive a one-time bonus of $500.00. Each P.P.C. Chairperson asked that the bonus check be processed by December 15th as a separate check.
      • Vote to give all active full-time employees a one-time bonus of $1,000.00 and to give all active part-time employees a one-time bonus of $500.00
        Motion by Alicia Gillen
        Seconded by Shelby Thomas
        In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas
        Opposed: Eli Keller, Tina Ward
    2. Consideration of Superintendents Search Consultants
      Dr. Remele introduced Mr. Bill Newman and Dr. Carl Davis with Ray & Associates, Inc., who presented their proposal to assist the Board in its Superintendent search.
  5. Action Items - New Business

    1. Employee/Student Hearings Meetings
      • Vote to conduct employee and student hearings on the 2nd Monday of each month prior to the Tuesday regular Board Meetings
        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)
  6. Employee Hearings

    • Vote to modify the Superintendent's recommendation to terminate employment contract of Marcia Talley to the following: three days suspension without pay, probation for the remainder of the school year, and employee be moved to another school
      Motion by Tina Ward
      Seconded by Shelby Thomas
      In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward
      Opposed: (None)
  7. Adjournment

    • Mayor Kemp made a motion to adjourn at 8:18 p.m. No second or vote required for adjournment.