Sep 16th, 2013
Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes
Monday, July 22, 2013
Hillcrest Elementary (Cafeteria)
Trustees Present: Chair Keith Wadsworth, Vice-Chair Danny Gill, Terry Fasel, Cassandra Denmark, Jimmy Nelson
Staff Present: Superintendent Jesse Jackson, Anuj Saran, Marie Cherrington-Gray, Brian Fisher, Ken Henson, Barbara Jones, Donna Dunson, Damien Moses, Jennifer Barrow, Gail Quam, Frances McMichael .
Others Present: Brenda Brader, Robin Gibson
I. CALL TO ORDER Keith Wadsworth, Chair
The meeting was called to order at 5:00pm by Chair Wadsworth.
- II. APPROVAL OF WORK SESSION & BOARD MEETING MINUTES
(June 17, 2013)
Recommend approval of the Work Session and Meeting minutes as reviewed and presented. Chair Wadsworth called for additions/deletions or changes to the June 17, 2013 Board of Trustees Work Session minutes. There being none, he called for a motion to approve. Motion to approve was made by Vice-Chair Danny Gill, second by Trustee Cassandra Denmark. Motion carried unanimously.
Chair Wadsworth called for additions/deletions or changes to the June 17, 2013 Board of Trustees Meeting minutes. There being none, he called for a motion to approve. Motion to approve was made by Vice Chair Danny Gill, second by Trustee Cassandra Denmark. Motion carried unanimously.
- III. SCHEDULED PERSON/S ADDRESSING THE BOARD
- IV. FINANCIAL REPORT Brian Fisher, CFO
Recommend approval of monthly financials as presented and reviewed at the July 22, 2013 Board of Trustees Work Session and recommended through the Finance Committee. Chair Wadsworth asked if there was any further discussion on the monthly financials as presented by CFO/Treasurer Brian Fisher at the July 22, 2013 Work Session. Being none he asked for a motion to approve. Motion to approve was made by Trustee Terry Fasel, with a second by Vice-Chair Danny Gill. Motion carried unanimously.
VII. SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT Jesse Jackson
- A. PERSONNEL CHANGES
Recommend approval of the Personnel Changes as distributed and discussed at the July 22, 2013 Board of Trustees Work Session and recommended by the Finance Committee. Motion to approve was made by Vice-Chair Danny Gill, with a second by Trustee Terry Fasel. Motion carried unanimously.
- B. NEXT BOARD WORK SESSION AND MEETING
The August Board of Trustees Work Session and Board Meeting will Monday, August 19, 2013 at Lake Wales High School. The Work Session will begin at 3:30pm and the Board Meeting will begin at 5:00pm.
- VIII. CHAIRMAN’S REPORT Keith Wadsworth, Chair
Information Report: Renewal lease for eight (8) buses. Approval of the renewal lease was signed by Chair Wadsworth and Vice-Chair Gill.
- IX. TRUSTEES’ REPORTS
Chair Wadsworth: Thanks to all the Principals! I attended the Finance Meeting and it was very fluid and great. A lot of work goes into these numbers.
Trustee Fasel: It’s really nice to see the Principals in the summer.
Trustee Nelson: I appreciate being here. I have served on a number of Boards and have been involved in the political arena; I take this as one of the highest of any of these callings. I think our educators are one of the most sincere group of folks to work with. Good luck competing for teachers!
Superintendent Jackson: I concur with Chair Wadsworth – even in our lean times our Principals do a lot of work on the numbers. I commend them on a great job on creating a great bottom line.
- X. OTHER BUSINESS FOR THE GOOD OF THE ORDER
- XI. ADJOURN
Meeting adjourned at 5:07pm.
Marie Cherrington-Gray, Corporate Secretary
Approved Aug. 19, 2013