PCSSD - Board Meeting Minutes: December 11, 2018

Board Meeting Minutes: December 11, 2018

This regular meeting of the Pulaski County Special School District was held on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in the Board Room of the PCSSD Administrative Building (925 East Dixon Rd.).

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

Absent: Alicia Gillen

  1. Call to Order

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

    • Present: Keller, Kemp, Maune, Remele, Thomas, Ward Absent: Gillen
  3. Pledge of Allegiance

    • Mr. Thomas introduced guest board student, Chase Swinson from Sylvan Hills High School. Chase led the Pledge of Allegiance.
  4. Election of Officers

    • Vote for Dr. Remele for President
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Brian Maune
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote for nominations to cease for President
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Brian Maune
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote for Shelby Thomas for Vice-President
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Eli Keller
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote for nominations to cease for Vice-President
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Eli Keller
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote for Tina Ward for Secretary
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Eli Keller
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    • Vote for Eli Keller as Disbursing Officer
      Motion by Tina Ward
      Seconded by Brian Maune
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  5. Public Comments

    • There were no public comments.
  6. Certified P.P.C. Presentation

    • None
  7. Classified P.P.C. Presentation

    • None
  8. Reports/Presentations

    1. Mills High School Students Mentoring Program
    2. Construction Update
      • Baldwin & Shell Project Managers Michael Hansberry, Joe Lansden, and Stanly Hunt gave updates on Mills High School, Mills Middle School, and Sylvan Hills High School.
    3. Financial Update
      • Denise Palmer presented the financial update.
    4. Denise Palmer
    5. Update on Driven
      • Will Reid introduced Mr. Ken Grover, a consultant for Driven, to speak on the progress of Driven in the District. Students, teachers, and a parent gave their testimonies and success stories about Driven and the positive impact it has had for all of them.
  9. Action Items - Old Business

    1. Addition of Head Tennis Coach to the Certified Supplemental Salary Schedule
      • Vote to approve Addition of Head Tennis Coach to the Certified Supplemental Salary Schedule
        Motion by Brian Maune
        Seconded by Eli Keller
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    2. Revision of 2018-2019 Support Staff Allocations
      • Vote to approve Revision of 2018-2019 Support Staff Allocations
        Motion by Mike Kemp
        Seconded by Eli Keller
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    3. Policy 5.15P Grading (First and Second Reading)
      • Vote to approve 1st Reading of Policy 5.15P Grading
        Motion by Tina Ward
        Seconded by Shelby Thomas
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
      • Vote to suspend Robers Rules of Order
        Motion by Eli Keller
        Seconded by Mike Kemp
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
      • Vote to approve 2nd Reading of Policy 5.15P Grading
        Motion by Shelby Thomas
        Seconded by Eli Keller
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    4. Agreement for School Resource Officer Program/City of Little Rock
      • Vote to approve SRO for Robinson Middle and Robinson High Schools
        Motion by Brian Maune
        Seconded by Mike Kemp
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    5. Superintendent Evaluation Rubric
      • Vote to approve Superintendent's Evaluation Rubric
        Motion by Eli Keller
        Seconded by Shelby Thomas
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  10. Action Items - New Business

    1. Community Eligibility Provision (CEP ) with Breakfast in the classroom (BIC)
      • Vote to approve Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) with Breakfast in the classroom (BIC)
        Motion by Mike Kemp
        Seconded by Eli Keller
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    2. Disposal of above ground wastewater treatment facility. Pulaski East
      • Vote to approve of disposal of above ground wastewater treatment facility
        Motion by Shelby Thomas
        Seconded by Tina Ward
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
    3. AVID Proposal
      • Vote to approve AVID proposal
        Motion by Tina Ward
        Seconded by Shelby Thomas
        In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  11. Comments from the Board

    • Dtr. Remele and Mr. Maune shared information they received at the annual ASBA Conference. Mr. Keller expressed his excitement and gratitude for Mrs. English's work on the Breakfast in the Classroom project.
  12. Superintendent's Comments

    • Dr. McNulty expressed his gratitude for all the work that has been put forth since he has been here this year for the students in the district.
  13. Consent Agenda

    1. Expulsion Recommendation
    2. Certified Personnel
    3. Support Staff Personnel
    4. November 2018 Board Financial report
    5. November 2018 Accounts Payable check register
    6. Minutes from 11-13-18 Board Meeting
    • Vote to approve Consent Agenda
      Motion by Eli Keller
      Seconded by Mike Kemp
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  14. Employee Hearings

    • Vote to uphold Superintendent's recommendation for termination of employment contract for Krysia Hines
      Motion by Eli Keller
      Seconded by Shelby Thomas
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed:
  15. Adjournment

    • The meeting was adjourned at 9:09 p.m.
    • Vote to adjourn
      Motion by Mike Kemp
      Seconded by Eli Keller
      In Favor: Eli Keller, Mike Kemp, Brian Maune, Linda Remele, Shelby Thomas, Tina Ward Opposed: