FOSTORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING
AGENDA

Monday, November 17, 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 – Riley Elementary Students

IV. RECOGNTION OF SPECIAL GUESTS – Riley Elementary
Riley Elementary students – introduced by Kori Bernal, Principal
Recognized for increasing their reading levels:
1. Bella Wallen, 1st grade (3 levels)
2. Jamie Bouillon, 2nd grade (3 levels)
3. Kamryn Browning, 2nd grade (3 levels)
4. Brian Keckler, 2nd grade (3 levels)
5. Keyaira Ross, 2nd grade (4 levels)
6. Kory Shaver, 2nd grade (4 levels)

V. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS

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

*At this time members of the public who wish to leave may do so.

VII. POLICY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:

First reading and consideration of a motion to adopt the following new and revised Board Policies*:

Policy # Policy Name Status
2210 Curriculum Development Revision
2430.02 Participation of Community/Stem School Students in Extra-Curricular Activities New
2510 Adoption of Textbooks Revision
2520 Selection of Instructional Materials & Equipment Revision
5336 Care of Student with Diabetes New
5830 Student Fund Raising Revision
7540.02 District Website Revision
7540.03 Student Education Technology Acceptable Use & Safety Revision
8330 Student Records Revision
8400 School Safety Revision
8500 Food Services Revision
8510 Wellness Revision
8540 Vending Machines Revision
8550 Competitive Food Sales Revision
8660 Incidental Transportation of Students by Private Vehicle Revision
9211 District Support Organizations Revision

*The above policies are available for review at the Administration Office, 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH 44830.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

VIII. TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:

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

(1) Work Session - October 13, 2014
(2) Regular Meeting - October 20, 2014

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

(1) Bank Reconciliation
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) Amended Appropriations & Certificate of Est. Resources

C. Motion to approve the addition of the following Board offered healthcare options:

1. $400 Single/$800 family deductible
2. $2000 Single/$4000 family deductible

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

D. Motion to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 14-07

DIRECTING SUPERINTENDENT AND TREASURER
TO SOLICIT STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
FROM DESIGN FIRMS FOR CRITERIA ARCHITECT/ENGINEER SERVICES

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District (the "Board") is considering a building project and desires consulting and other services from an architect/engineer in connection with this potential building project;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District that it directs and authorizes the Superintendent and Treasurer to solicit statements of qualifications from design firms to provide criteria architect/engineer services and to review the submissions received.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

IX. SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:

A. Approval of the following personnel items:*
*Pending all certification/applicable paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

1 RETIREMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Char Birkmire Elementary Teacher(Riley) 06/01/2015
34 years of dedicated service to the education of students
Karl Heaver JSHS Science Teacher 5/29/2015
30 years of dedicated service to the education of students
Anna Pessell JSHS Intervention Specialist 5/31/2015
30 years of dedicated service to the education of students

2 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Tammy August Food Service II 11/1/2014

3 RESIGNATION - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Eric Brant Jr. H.S. Wrestling 2014-2015

4 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Erika Hossler Jr. H.S. Quiz Bowl (FIES 5/6) 2014-2015

4 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Candi Baker Bus Driver 11/17/2014

4 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Sherry Bertog Custodian 11/17/2014

B. Approve the extension of a leave of absence for Kristina Harris, Elementary Art Teacher (approved through December 19, 2014 at June BOE meeting) to be effective through June 1, 2015.

C. Approve the addendum to the 260 day administrative assistant and 260 day secretary contracts as presented.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

X. Motion to approve the addition of the following courses, as submitted, to the FJSHS 2015-2016 Course Selection Guide:

1. Introduction to Marketing
2. Applied Statistics

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XI. Motion to approve the agreement between the City of Fostoria and Fostoria City Schools Board of Education for two full-time School Resource Officers effective the 2014-2015 school year.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XII. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

XIII. 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: _________

XIII. Motion for Adjournment

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____