December 10, 2019

Meeting of the Savannah R-III School Board of Education

Central Office Meeting Room

Closed Session 6:30 pm

Open Session 7:00 pm

December 10, 2019 

Closed Session 

I. Motion to adjourn to closed session for discussion of student records which are protected from disclosure by law, per section referenced under Section 610.021, Subsection 14 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri and that the minutes and any vote that may occur pertaining to same be made part of the closed session records and be maintained as such.


Open Session

I. President Welcome and Call to Order: Regular Meeting ~ Pledge of Allegiance

II. Communication from Visitors and Stakeholders

III. Agenda Approval ~ Requires Motion

IV. Consent Agenda

A. Approval of Minutes:
  November 12, 2019 ~ Regular Meeting;
  November 14, 2019 ~ Board Listening Session at Minnie Cline Elementary;
  November 18, 2019 ~ Board Listening Session at Helena Elementary;
 November 21, 2019 ~ Special Board Meeting with Senator Dan Hegeman;
 November 21, 2019 ~Board Listening Session with Andrew County Commissioners, and High School Students;
 November 21, 2019 ~ Board Listening Session at Savannah High School.  

B. Approval of Bills: November, December

C. Personnel

V. Data Update with Curriculum Director Ashley Anderson

VI. Action Items: Require Motions

D. General Journal ~ Dr. Kurre

E. 2018-19 Financial Audit ~ Letter from the Auditor ~ Audit Report

F. Adoption of Board Policy changes (Final Reading)

1. BBB ~ School Board Elections

2. BBBB~ School Board Ballot Issues

3. DC ~ Taxing and Borrowing Authority

4. DG ~ Depository of Funds

5. DJFA ~ Federal Programs and Projects

6. KB ~ Public Information Program

7. AC ~ Non-Discrimination Statements

8. EF ~ Food Service Management

G. Approval of proposed policy changes (initial reading) 

1. IGAB ~ Instructional Interventions

2. GB ~ Part Time and Substitute Employment

3. GBAC ~ Staffing with and Employing Retirees

4. GBEBC ~ Criminal Background Checks

5. GCPC ~ Retirement of Professional Staff (RESCIND)

6. GDPC ~ Retirement of Support Staff (RESCIND) 

7. IGAEB ~ Teaching about Human Sexuality 

H. Tax Levy Ballot Language and name

1. Projected Maintenance Cost 

2. Projected High School Renovation Cost

VII.  Discussion Items 

A. Approved Grant Applications

B. January Work Session 

VIII. District Reports 

A. High School 

B. Middle School

C. Amazonia

D. Helena

E. John Glenn 

F. Minnie Cline

G. Early Learning Center

IX. Informational Items 

A. School Board Candidate Filing begins Tuesday, December 17, 2019 ~ Public Notice of Filing  
B. Chamber of Commerce Community Connection Forum will be held on January 30th.  

C. MSBA Legislative Forum: February 10, 2020, at the Capital 

D. MSBA Spring Region 1 meeting will be April 30, 2020, 6:00 pm at SMS

X. Adjourn 

The next meeting of the Savannah R-III Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, January 14, 2020, in the Central Office Meeting Room.  The next Board of Education Work Session will be January 2020, time, date, and location to be announced.