Southgate Independent
November 10, 2016 7:00 PM
Board of Education Regular Meeting
1. Call to Order
1.1. Welcome
1.2. Roll Call
1.3. Pledge to the Flag
2. Recognitions
3. Review and Approval of the FY 16 Audit Report
Attachments
Actions Taken

Order #525.2016 - Motion Passed:   passed with a motion by Mrs. Diane Hatfield and a second by Mr. James Specht.

Discussion

The auditor discussed the findings from the district's audit and stated that the district received a clean report with typical suggestions for checks and balances.

4. Communications
4.1. Principal's Report
Attachments
4.2. Special Education and Preschool Report
Attachments
4.3. Superintendent's Report
Attachments
Discussion

The board members and Superintendent Duty discussed the need for a full-time school counselor next year.  The district is currently in a contract with LifePoint Solutions where a counselor provides services two days a week.  The group agreed to discuss the matter further with the possibility of adding the position for the next school year.

4.4. Board Members
Discussion

The board discussed the need to revise the Travel Request Form so there is a space that specifies the actual mileage rate for the trip.  There was also discussion around the approved mileage and following the rate approved by the state on a quarterly basis.  The board policy states that the board of education should approve the appropriate rate.

5. Student Learning & Support Consent Agenda
Actions Taken

Order #526.2016 - Motion Passed:  Approval of the Consent Agenda as presented passed with a motion by Mr. William Shockney and a second by Mrs. Teressa Elliott.

5.1. Approval of Minutes
Attachments
Discussion

Please see attachment

5.2. Approve the Treasurer's Report
Attachments
Discussion

Please see attachment

5.3. Authorize Payment of Bills
Attachments
Discussion

This reflects a Board of Education denial of acceptance of $250.00 per meeting resulting in a savings to the school district in the amount of $1,250.

5.4. Approve the Review of the School Council Meeting Minutes (SBDM)
Attachments
5.5. Approval of Request Items
Attachments
5.6. Acknowledge Notification of Personnel Actions
6. Comments from the Audience
7. Comments from Board Members
8. Adjournment
Actions Taken

Order #527.2016 - Motion Passed:  That the meeting be adjourned passed with a motion by Mrs. Diane Hatfield and a second by Mr. James Specht.