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May 16, 2016 at 6:30 PM - GMSD Board Meeting

Minutes
1. Call to Order
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Discussion:  Chairman Linda Fisher called the meeting to order at 6:42 pm.
2. Moment of Silence
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Discussion:  Chairman Linda Fisher called for a moment of silence.
3. Pledge of Allegiance
Discussion:  Board member Mark Dely led the Pledge of Allegiance.
4. Approval of Agenda
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Action(s):
I move to approve the agenda as amended, passed with a motion by Ms. Lisa Parker and a second by Mrs. Natalie Williams.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Discussion:  The following amendments were made to the agenda, 1. Addition of agenda item 10.H -Riverdale Parking lot 2. Addition of agenda item 10.I -GMSD Strategic Plan
5. Recognition and Awards
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Attachments: (1)
Discussion:  May 2016 Board Recognitions STUDENTS: ? Both the Boys and Girls Tennis teams from Houston High School for winning the District Championships ? Taichi Kuriyama, a student from Houston Middle School for representing the State of Tennessee in the national Math Counts competition.- math counts champ ? Katherine Nowak (HHS) and Lucy McCarren (FES), Khushi Patel (FES), all exceptional art students who are representing GMSD in national art contests. STAFF: ? Vijaya Subramani, Germantown Municipal School District, Executive Secretary of the Superintendent’s Office and Board Secretary has been recently named the President-Elect 2016-2017 for the Tennessee Association of Board Secretaries (TABS) ? Brian Fisher, Coordinated School Health Supervisor for his work in helping the City earn the “Healthy Germantown” distinction ? Stephanie Brockway, Brian Fisher and their Committee for excellently planning the GMSD 5K Stampede. ? Lanie Wood, P.E. teacher from Farmington Elementary School for going above and beyond with her students by providing before and after school tennis practice. ? Elissa Stratton, Human Resources Supervisor for her work in orchestrating the potential employee meet and greet, “GMSD Snapshots” ? Elizabeth Butler, Amy Harrell, and Danna Lane, all teachers at Farmington Elementary School for being awarded 3 of 16 national GP Scholarships to attend conferences this summer. ? Brandy Thompson and Carla Christian, Counselors at Houston Middle School for earning the prestigious “RAMP” distinction (Recognized ASCA Model Program). They are the only middle school to achieve this award in the entire State of Tennessee given by ASCA (American School Counselors Association) OTHER: ? Mindy Fischer, President of Germantown Municipal Council PTA
6. Approval of the Minutes
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the minutes from 4.18.16 Board Business Meeting and 5.5.16 Board Special called meeting passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Rationale: 

-Minutes from 4.18.16 GMSD Board Business meeting

-Minutes from 5.5.16 GMSD Special called meeting

Action(s):
I move to approve the minutes from 4.18.16 Board Business Meeting and 5.5.16 Board Special called meeting, passed with a motion by Mrs. Natalie Williams and a second by Mr. Ken Hoover.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Abstain (With Conflict)
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments: (1)
7. REPORTS
Speaker(s):  Chairman
7.A. TLN Update (Tennessee Legislature)
Speaker(s):  Natalie Williams
Discussion:  Board member and TLN Representative Natalie Williams informed that she will be attending a Legislative Webinar from TSBA and will share those updates at the next Board meeting. She also said that she is setting up meetings with the legislators now that the session is finished and is looking forward to next year. She requested the board for input on issues to discuss with the legislators.
7.B. Chairman's Report
Speaker(s):  Linda Fisher
Discussion:  Chairman Linda Fisher gave the Chairman's Report as follows, "It is that time of the year at the end of school when there are art shows and choir, band and orchestra performances. I know several of our board members have attended these artistic performances and shows by our students. Thank you to all of our band and choir directors for all of their hard work and long hours. Germantown Education Commission held their annual Education Celebration and recognized the following teachers: HHS Jim Smith was named Teacher of the Year and HMS Katie Prentice was selected as New Teacher of the year. Thank you to Dr. Rayburn for bringing his HHS choral group Fifth Measure to perform for the celebration that night. Riverdale ground breaking ceremony was a joyous occasion for all of us. It celebrated the beginning of a new milestone in the journey of our school district. State Board of Education Rules and Regulations require that every board member participate in seven hours of training annually. Ken Hoover, Lisa Parker, Ms. Subramani and myself attended Board/Superintendent Relations Academy in Jackson. Mr. Dely and Ms. Williams are scheduled to attend other academies on other dates. Finally I want to encourage everyone to go to the GMSD web site and look at the number of students and teachers of GMSD who have received local, regional, state and national awards. As we end the second year of school for GMSD, I could not be prouder of the accomplishments of our teachers and our students. The past two years our district has worked hard to enhance our academic, extracurricular and athletic programs. Local control is about us building the future and I believe we are doing just that."
7.C. Financial Report
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
Discussion:  Chief Financial Officer, Kevin Jones presented the Financial Report including the Balance Sheet, Revenue and Expense Statement for period ending April 30, 2016.
7.D. Superintendent's Report
Speaker(s):  Jason Manuel
Discussion:  Superintendent Manuel said that the Key factor in student achievement is the exceptional teachers. He briefed on the four important things the District is currently doing for the teachers, to make them exceptional, 1. Recruiting the best from both local and several nearby universities 2. School Snapshots program to give an inside look for both Administrators and the potential staff 3. Blue Chip program for current new teachers 4. Professional Development and My Learning Plan resources to help in growth and evaluation
8. Citizens to be heard
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Discussion:  The following Citizens expressed their opinion in favor of the proposed permanent parking lot addition at Riverdale Elementary School, 1. Terri Harris, 1816 Old Mill, Germantown 38138 2. Amy Jenkins, 7046 Great Oaks Road, Germantown 38138 3. Joseph Bond, Principal, Riverdale Elementary School, Germantown 38138
9. CONSENT AGENDA
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Action(s):
I move to approve all items in the consent agenda, passed with a motion by Mrs. Natalie Williams and a second by Mr. Mark Dely.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
9.A. Revision of Policy IP 4.407 School and System Websites- First Reading
Speaker(s):  Mason Grace
9.B. New Policy FM 2.403 Surplus Property Sales - First reading
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
9.C. Miscellaneous FY 15-16 Budget Amendments 58 and 61
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
10. BOARD ACTION ITEMS
Speaker(s):  Chairman
10.A. Nutrition Contract Extension with Aramark
Speaker(s):  Josh Cathey
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the contract extension as amended with Aramark Educational Services, LLC for the 2016-2017 school year. passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
I move to approve the contract extension as amended with Aramark Educational Services, LLC for the 2016-2017 school year. passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Dely and a second by Mr. Ken Hoover.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.B. FY 16-17 GMSD General Fund Budget -Second Reading
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
Action(s):
I move to approve the GMSD FY 16-17 General Fund Budget after second reading, passed with a motion by Ms. Lisa Parker and a second by Mr. Mark Dely.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.C. FY 16-17 GMSD Nutrition Budget - First Reading
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
Action(s):
I move to approve the GMSD FY 16-17 Nutrition Budget after first reading, passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Dely and a second by Mrs. Natalie Williams.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.D. FY 16-17 GMSD Federal Projects Budget - First reading
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
Action(s):
I move to approve the GMSD FY 16-17 Federal Projects Budget after first reading, passed with a motion by Mrs. Natalie Williams and a second by Mr. Ken Hoover.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.E. FY 16-17 GMSD CIP Budget - First reading
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
Action(s):
I move to approve the GMSD FY 16-17 CIP Budget after first reading, passed with a motion by Ms. Lisa Parker and a second by Mr. Mark Dely.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
Attachments: (1)
10.F. FY 16-17 GMSD Health Insurance Budget - First reading
Speaker(s):  Kevin Jones
Action(s):
I move to approve the GMSD FY 16-17 Health Insurance Budget after first reading, passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Dely and a second by Mrs. Natalie Williams.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.G. Revision of Policy HR 5.201 Separation Practices for Non-Tenured Teachers after first reading, to waive second reading
Speaker(s):  Dan Haddow
Rationale: 

Two motions:

1. to waive second reading

2. to approve after first reading

Action(s):
I move to approve revision of Policy HR 5.201 Separation Practices for Non-Tenured teachers, passed with a motion by Mr. Mark Dely and a second by Mr. Ken Hoover.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
I move to waive second reading to approve revision of Policy HR 5.201 Separation Practices for Non-Tenured teachers, passed with a motion by Mrs. Natalie Williams and a second by Ms. Lisa Parker.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.H. Approval of planning of Riverdale Parking lot
Speaker(s):  Josh Cathey
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve to proceed with the planning of Riverdale parking lot, passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
I move to approve to proceed with the planning of Riverdale parking lot, passed with a motion by Mrs. Natalie Williams and a second by Mr. Ken Hoover.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
10.I. GMSD Strategic Plan, May 2016 - June 2021
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Recommended Motion(s):  I move to approve the GMSD Strategic Plan, May 2016 - June 2021 passed with a motion by Board Member #1 and a second by Board Member #2.
Action(s):
I move to amend the GMSD Strategic Plan, May 2016 - June 2021, by including a metric on Page 10, under section 4, to develop a very long range facilities plan to bring all five campuses up to 21st century standards, passed with a motion by Mr. Ken Hoover and a second by Mr. Mark Dely.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Nay
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
I move to approve the GMSD Strategic Plan, May 2016 - June 2021 as amended, passed with a motion by Ms. Lisa Parker and a second by Mrs. Natalie Williams.
  • Mr. Mark Dely: Yea
  • Mrs. Linda Fisher: Yea
  • Mr. Ken Hoover: Yea
  • Ms. Lisa Parker: Yea
  • Mrs. Natalie Williams: Yea
No Action(s) have been added to this Agenda Item.
11. New Business
Discussion:  There was no new business at this time.
12. Announcements
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Discussion:  The Chairman announced that the next board meeting was scheduled for Monday June 6, 2016
13. Adjournment
Speaker(s):  Chairman
Discussion:  The meeting was adjourned at 8:00 pm
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