2014-08-18 - Board Agenda

FOSTORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Meeting Agenda

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 6:00 p.m.

Fostoria Junior/Senior High School
1001 Park Avenue
Fostoria, OH 44830

ANTHONY THOMPSON, President

JOSEPH SHEAK, Vice President

PATRICK GRINE

DR. THOMAS GUERNSEY

SHARON STANNARD

ANDREW R. SPRANG, Superintendent
NORMAN M. ELCHERT, Treasurer
I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

IV. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS

V. RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS – 2014-2015 NEW STAFF:
1. Amy Blakely – Family Consumer Science
2. Alexandria Gillis – Spanish
3. Stephanie Golamb – 3rd Grade
4. Derek Kidwell – Intervention Specialist
5. Alicia Lovett – School Psychologist
6. Katharine Mankin – 1st Grade
7. Kandra O'Donnell – Intervention Specialist
8. Drew Romigh – Elementary Art
9. Debra Self – Intervention Specialist
10. Kristen Soldner – School Counselor

VI. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
Norman M. Elchert, Treasurer
Andrew R. Sprang, Superintendent

VII. TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:

A. Approval of the minutes of the following Board of Education meetings:

(1) Board Work Session of July 14, 2014
(2) Regular Board Meeting of July 21, 2014

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for July 2014 as submitted:

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investment
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report

C. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to accept the bid from Myers Equipment Corp. in the amount of $80,296 for the purchase of a 77 passenger school bus.

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

VIII. SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:

A. Approval of the following personnel items:*
*Pending all required certification/documents completed per negotiated agreement(s).

1 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Alicia Lovett School Psychologist 08/01/2014
Kandra O'Donnell Intervention Specialist - FJSHS 08/01/2014
Drew Romigh Elementary Art Teacher 08/01/2014
Debra Self Intervention Specialist – Riley 08/01/2014

2 RESIGNATION - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Sarah Swortchek Intervention Specialist 08/01/2014

3 EMPLOYMENT – SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Yvette Anez Jr. HS Cross Country 2014-2015
Derek Kidwell Co-Jr. HS Athletic Director 2014-2015
Chad Krukemyer Girls' Tennis 2014-2015
Chad Krukemyer Boys' Tennis 2014-2015
Alicia Lovett IAT – Intermediate 2014-2015
Alicia Lovett IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Gabe Sierra Co-Jr. HS Athletic Director 2014-2015
Janelle Tanner IAT – Riley 2014-2015

4 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Katie Back Jr. HS Volleyball 2014-2015
Nelson Cousin Jr. HS Cross Country 2014-2015
Frances Dicesare Jr. HS Volleyball 2014-2015
Kurt Gilts Equipment Manager 2014-2015
Ryan Ottney Varsity Asst. Football 2014-2015
Cydell Smith Co-Jr. HS Football 2014-2015

5 RESIGNATION – SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Jennifer Abell Girls' Tennis 2014-2015
Jennifer Abell IAT – Intermediate 2014-2015
Jaclyn Nelson IAT – Riley 2014-2015

6 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Pamela Gilts Paraprofessional 08/21/2014
Ali Root Para/School Community Liaison 08/21/2014

7 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED - SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Dan Magrum Bus Driver 2014-2015

8 EMPLOYMENT – EXTENDED CONTRACT DAYS – 2014-2015
Individual Position Days
Deb Hammer Para – Psychological Services 10 days(not to exceed 10)
Alicia Lovett School Psychologist 4 days
Ali Root Para/School/Comm. Liaison 25 days
Kristen Soldner FJSHS Guidance Counselor 15 days

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

IX. Motion to approve the Board of Education entering an agreement with Vanguard-Sentinel Career & Technology Center to provide a Business Education Satellite Program for the 2014-2015 school year.

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

X. Motion to approve the Board of Education entering into an agreement to participate in Vanguard-Sentinel Career Centers Educational and Remedial Support Services Program for the 2014-2015 school year.

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

XI. Motion to approve the following amendment to Hollis Reinbolt, Food Service Supervisor's contract:

Item 1 – Terms of Contract

The Board, in accordance with its action as found in the minutes of its meeting held on the 16th day of June 2014, hereby employs, and the Food Service Supervisor, hereby accepts employment, for a period commencing on August 1, 2014 through July 31, 2017.

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

XII. Motion to renew the Board subscription to the OSBA publication, Policy Development Quarterly for the annual fee of $400.

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

XIII. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

XIV. Motion to go into Executive Session for the purpose(s) of:

_____ a) consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of an employee, student, or school official

_____ b) investigate charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee, or student unless such employee, official, licensee or student requests a public meeting; except that consideration of the discipline of a Board member for conduct related to the performance of his/her duties or his/her removal from office shall not be held in executive session

_____ c) consideration of the purchase of property for public purposes, or sale of property at competitive bidding, if premature disclosure of information would give an unfair competitive or bargaining advantage to a person whose personal, private interest is adverse to the general public interest

_____ d) discussion, with the Board's legal counsel, of disputes involving the Board that are the subject of pending or imminent court action

_____ e) preparing for, conducting, or reviewing negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of employment

_____ f) matters required to be kept confidential by Federal law or rules or state statutes

_____ g) specialized details of security arrangements and emergency response protocols where disclosure might reveal information that could jeopardize the District's security

_____ h) consideration of confidential information related to the marketing plans, specific business strategy, production techniques, trade secrets, or personal financial statements of an applicant for economic development assistance, or negotiations with other political subdivisions respecting requests for economic development assistance, provided that both of the following conditions apply:

1. the information is directly related to a request for economic development assistance that is to be provided or administered under one of the statutes referenced in R.C. 121.22(G)(8)(1), or that involves public infrastructure improvements or the extension of utility services that are directly related to an economic development project, and

2. a unanimous quorum of the Board or its subcommittee determines, by a roll call vote, that the executive session is necessary to protect the interests of the applicant or the possible investment or expenditure of public funds to be made in connection with the economic development project

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

Time In: ___________ Time Out: _________

XV. Motion for Adjournment

GRINE___; DR. GUERNSEY ___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____