PCSSD - Board Meeting Minutes: September 12, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes: September 12, 2018

This regular meeting of the Pulaski County Special School District was held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, in the Board Room of the PCSSD Administrative Building (925 East Dixon Rd.).

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 6:00 p.m.
  2. Roll Call

    • All members present.
  3. Pledge of Allegiance

    • Ms. Tina Ward introduced our September Board Student, Jaden Turner from Mills University High School. Jaden led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  4. Public Comments

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

    • Ms. Fitzgiven was not present.
  6. Classified P.P.C. Presentation

    • Mr. Chesterfield was not present.
  7. Reports

    1. Financial Update FY16/17
      • Denise Palmer presented the Financial Update.
    2. Comparison of 2016 and 2017 12th Day Enrollment Count
      • Dr. Yolanda Williams presented the Comparison of the 2016-2017 12th Day Enrollment Count.
  8. Action Items - Old Business

    1. IJJ, IJJ-E, and IJJ-R Textbook Selection and Adoption- Second Reading with revisions
      • Vote to adopt Board Policies IJJ, IJJ-E, and IJJ-R pending recommended changes by Dr. Remele
        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:
    2. 5.6 Challenge to Instructional- Supplemental Materials & Form 5.6F (New Policy) -Second Reading
      • Vote to adopt Board policy 5.6
        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:
  9. Action Items - New Business

    1. Board Policy Section A- Foundations and Basic Commitments- First Reading (Delete)
      • Vote to delete Board Policy Section A
        Motion by Shelby Thomas
        Seconded by Brian Maune
        In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    2. Board Policy Section C- General School Administration- First Reading (Delete)
      • The Board will send any concerns regarding this section to Dr. Warren and Dr. Williams before the October Board Meeting.
      • Table Board Policy Section C until October Board Meeting
        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:
    3. Board Policy Section E- Support Services- First Reading (Delete)
      • Vote to delete Board Policy Section E
        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:
    4. Board Policy Section K- School-Community- Home Relations- First Reading
      • Vote to adopt Board Policy Section K
        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:
    5. Biomedical Computer Lab
      • Vote to approve Biomedical Computer Lab for Sylvan Hills High School
        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:
    6. Pre-Engineering Computer Lab
      • Vote to approve Pre-Engineering Computer Lab at Mills University High School
        Motion by Alicia Gillen
        Seconded by Brian Maune
        In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  10. Comments from the Board

    • Dr. Remele stated that she attended Court on Friday and the Arkansas Gazette did a good job accurately reporting what happened in the hearing.
  11. Superintendent's Comments

    • Dr. Warren recognized new Cabinet members Linda Goodwin, Interim Director of Elementary Education, and Sherman Whitfield, Interim Director of Equity and Pupil Services. Dr. Warrend advised the Board that the Insurance change (ASBA vs CARMA) is on hold and will be brought before the Board again at the beginning of next year. D. Warren reminded the Board of the upcoming September 25th Special Board Meeting for budget training and the October 3rd training with A.S.B.A.
  12. Petitions for Legal Transfers

    • Vote to approve Legal Transfer Request for Judge Dylan Hoof
      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:
    • Vote to approve Legal Transfer Request for Carlos Maciel
      Motion by Brian Maune
      Seconded by Eli Keller
      In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote to approve Legal Transfer Request for Angel Gomez
      Motion by Shelby Thomas
      Seconded by Tina Ward
      In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote to deny Legal Transfer Request for Darrell Hughes
      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:
    • Vote to deny Legal Transfer Request for Aaliyah McBride
      Motion by Tina Ward
      Seconded by Alicia Gillen
      In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote to deny Legal Transfer Request for Lakiah Henry
      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:
    • Vote to deny Legal Transfer Request for Kimora Miller
      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:
    • Vote to deny Legal Transfer Request for Ma'Kayla Miller
      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:
    • Vote to approve Legal Transfer Request for Chance West
      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:
    • Vote to approve Legal Transfer Request for Aiden Peloquin
      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:
    • Vote to approve Legal Transfer Request for Dana Perez
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Tina Ward
      In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  13. Consent Agenda

    • Alicia Gillen made a motion to move into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing Personnel. The Board entered into Executive Session at 7:00 p.m. The Board reconvened into Regular Session at 8:30 p.m.
    1. Board Financials and AP Check Register
    2. Support Staff Personnel
    3. Certified Staff Personnel
    4. Minutes from 8-08-17 Board Meeting
    5. Approval of the ACSIP process for the district and the schools, and the ACSIP Statement of Assurances.
    6. Legislative Audit 06-30-16
    • Vote to pull Personnel from the Consent Agenda
      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:
    • Vote to approve Superintendent's recommendations for Personnel
      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:
    • Vote to approve remainder of Consent Agenda
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Tina Ward
      In Favor: Alicia Gillen, Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  14. Student Hearings

    • There were no student hearings.
  15. Employee Hearings

    • Vote to grant employee waiver
      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:
  16. Adjournment

    • Eli Keller made a motion to adjourn, the meeting was adjourned at 8:43 p.m.