Friday, April 13, 2018

New Joplin R-8 Board of Education to be sworn in Tuesday

After a one-year absence, former Irving Elementary Principal Debbie Fort will return to the Joplin R-8 Board of Education during a meeting scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Administration Building.

Fort and the top vote-getter in the April 2 election, incumbent Lori Musser (pictured), will be sworn in after the current board of education adjourns a brief session.

Jeff Koch will leave after three years as board president.

The agenda is printed below:

A. Call to Order

1. Roll Call

B. Approval of Agenda - Action

C. Recognition of Service: BOE President, Jeff Koch - (Dr. Moss)

D. Certification of April 3, 2018 BOE Election Results - Action (Dr. Moss)

E. Adjourn Sine Die - Action

F. Swear in Board Members Elected April 3, 2018 - (Pat Waldo)

G. Board Organization Meeting Call to Order - (Dr. Moss)

H. Election of BOE President - Action (Dr. Moss)

I. Election of BOE Vice President - Action (Dr. Moss)

J. BOE Committee Assignments - Info (BOE President)

K. Reports

1. Board President's Report

a. Celebrations - Info (BOE President)

1. Teacher of the Year - Joplin Schools Foundation

2. Support Staff of the Year - Joplin Schools Foundation

3. Excellence in Education Grants - Joplin Schools Foundation

b. BOE Policy Committee Update - Info (D. Gould, J. Martucci, B. Jordan)

c. BOE Finance, Salary, and Benefits Committee - Info (L. Musser, J. Martucci, B. Jordan)

2. Superintendent's Data Report

a. Health & Dental Insurance Reports - Info. (Dr. Lankford)

b. Financial Statements - Info. (Dr. Lankford)

c. Enrollment Report - Info (Dr. Moss)

L. Public Comments Regarding Agenda Action Items

M. Constent Agenda - Action

1. Authorization of Checking Account Signatures - Action (Dr. Lankford)

2. Minutes - Action (Pat Waldo)

3. Consent Contracts - Action

a. Economic Development Administration (EDA) Security Agreement (Dr. Sachetta)

b. Job Site Agreement - (Sandra Cantwell)

4. Policy Updates for Second Reading - Action (Dr. Moss)

a. Policy EHB: Technology Usage - (Dr. Sachetta)

b. Policy IL: Assessment Program (Dr. Gilbreth)

c. Policy KL: Public Concerns and Complaints (Dr. Sachetta)

d. Policy KLA: Concerns and Complaints Regarding Federal Programs (Sandra Cantwell)

e. Policy IKF: Graduation Requirements (Dr. Gilbreth)

5. Declare Textbooks Surplus - Action (Dr. Gilbreth)

N. Regular Agenda

1. JEC - Prime Contract Change Order #15 Crossland Construction Company - Action (Dr. Sachetta)

2. JHS Summer Cheer Camp - Action (Dr. Sachetta)

3. Archery Team to Compete in National Competition - Action (Dr. Gilbreth)

4. Agreement Between JNEA and Joplin Schools (Ashley Jones and Dr. Lankford)

5. FTC Adult Trade and Technology HVAC Student Tool Sets - Action (Dr. Gilbreth)

6. Updated Compensation Agreement Between JESP and Joplin Schools - Action (Dr. Lankford and Ashley Jones)

7. Accounts Payable - Action (Dr. Lankford)

8. Roof Top Units (RTU) Heating, Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems (Dr. Sachetta)

a. North Middle School - Action

9. Acceptance of Bids for Emerson and South Middle School Lots - Action (Dr. Sachetta)

10. Policies for First Reading Approval - Action (Dr. Moss)

a. Policy DJF: Purchasing (Dr. Ron Lankford)

b. Policy GCBA: Professional Staff Compensation (Ashley Jones)

c. Policy GCBDA: Professional Staff Short-Term Leaves (Ashley Jones)

d. Policy GCI: Professional Staff Assignments (Ashley Jones)

e. Policy GDBDA: Support Staff Leaves (Ashley Jones)

f. Policy GDI: Support Staff Assignments and Transfers (Ashley Jones)

g. Policy IGBD: At-Risk Students (Sandra Cantwell)

O. Closed Session 

RSMO.610.021 (1) Legal action involving the district... (3) Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees... - Action

P. Adjourn

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