2015-06-25 - Board Agenda

FOSTORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Meeting
AGENDA

Thursday, June 25, 2015
6:00 p.m.

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

DR. THOMAS GUERNSEY, President

JOSEPH SHEAK, Vice President

PATRICK GRINE

SHARON STANNARD

ANTHONY THOMPSON

ANDREW R. SPRANG, Superintendent
NORMAN M. ELCHERT, Treasurer

I. CALL TO ORDER

II. ROLL CALL

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

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

IV. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS

V. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
ANDREW R. SPRANG, Superintendent
NORMAN M. ELCHERT, Treasurer

*At this time, members of the public wishing to leave may do so.

VI. TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:

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

(1) Work Session of May 11, 2015
(2) Regular meeting of May 18, 2015 as amended

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for May 2015 as submitted:

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investments
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources
(5) Amended Appropriations

C. Approval of the Temporary Appropriations for the 2015-2016 school year at twenty-five percent of the 2014 – 2015 expenditure levels.

D. Motion that the Board of Education adopt a Section 125 Flexible Fringe Benefits Plan for Fostoria City Schools’ employees.

E. Motion authorizing the Treasurer contracting with Liberty Mutual Insurance for the District’s property, fleet, liability and violence insurance effective July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.

F. Motion to approve the Vendor Agreement between Fostoria City Schools and the Renhill Group, Perrysburg, OH, to provide substitute staffing services effective August 1, 2015 through July 31, 2016.

G. Motion authorizing the Treasurer to advertise for bids for a 77 passenger school bus with a lift and 2 wheel chair positions.

H. Motion to recognize, accept and thank Ed and Deb Rock for their donation of utility trailer to be used only by the FJSHS Band Department.

I. Motion to thank, recognize, accept and thank the following individuals for their donation to the Jack and Carolyn Markoff Endowment Fund:

1. Ellen Markoff, Jason & Mandy Markoff, Matt & Jamie Myers, Ashleigh Markoff
2. Susan Shiff

J. Motion to approve the agreement between Fostoria City Schools and the Local Government Services Section of the Office of the Auditor of State (LGS) to compile the basic financial statements for the Fostoria City Schools District for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2015.

K. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to close the following Student Activity Account:

Class of 2015 Account # 200-9015

L. Approval of establishing the following FY16 Student Activity Account:

Class of 2019 Account # 200-9019

M. Approval of the following FY16 Student Activity Accounts:

Activity Advisor Account Stmt of Purpose Budget - Revenues Budget - Expenditures
Class of 2016 (Senior) Cathe Bucher 200-9016 X $ 1,320.00 $ 1,320.00
Class of 2017 (Junior) Alexandria Gillis 200-9017 X $ 5,000.00 $ 5,000.00
Class of 2018 (Sophomore) P Burrow/S Green 200-9018 X $ 1,400.00 $ 600.00
Class of 2019 (Freshmen) C Fleming/A Blakely 200 -9019 X $ 800.00 $ 400.00
FHS Art Club Deborah Melroy 200-9115 X $ 1,000.00 $ 730.00
FHS Athletics Michele Wolf 300-9500 X $ 59,600.00 $ 59,600.00
FHS Band Steve Kauffman 300-9440 X $ 10,000.00 $ 10,000.00
FHS Chorale 300-9470 no adv
D E C A Michele Hollister 200-9310 X $ 20,000.00 $ 20,000.00
FETV Mat Swortchek not recvd
FHS FOHILIB 200-9650 no adv
FHS FOHIRAB Steve Kauffman 200-9680 $ 18,000.00 $ 18,000.00
FHS Musical 200-9139 no adv
FHS National Honor Society A Masterson/B Oestreich 200-9710 X $ 1,200.00 $ 1,000.00
FHS Spanish Club C Fleming/A Gillis 200-9280 X $ 400.00 $ 200.00
FHS Student Council Amy Baxter/Amy Blakely 200-9610 X $ 2,000.00 $ 1,850.00
HI-Y Tonya Theis 200-9633 X $ 8,800.00 $ 6,150.00
PAC and Speech Jeremy Smith 200-9120 X $ 1,550.00 $ 1,550.00
JR HIGH National Honor Pam Burrow 200-9711 X $ 400.00 $ 400.00
JR HIGH Student Council Annette Griffin 200-9611 X $ 6,300.00 $ 4,190.00
JR HIGH Youth to Youth Kim Fant-Cousin 200-9630 X $ 1,050.00 $ 930.00
PSSF- Jr/Sr High School Drew Bauman 018-9021 X $ 500.00 $ 500.00
PSSF-FIES Tera Matz 018-9028 X $ 10,500.00 $ 10,500.00
PSSF-Longfellow Kelli Bauman 018-9026 X $ 6,850.00 $ 6,500.00
PSSF - Admin Bldg Andrew Sprang 018-9032 X $ 500.00 $ 500.00
PSSF-Riley Kori Bernal 018-9024 X $ 10,025.00 $ 9,200.00
FIES Student Council Sharon Armstrong 200-9631 X $ 650.00 $ 650.00
RILEY ELEM THERAPY DOG K Bernal / A Dunn 019-9901 X $ 2,050.00 $ 1,450.00
Scholarship Fund Drew Bauman 008-9550 X $ 600.00 $ 600.00

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

VII. Motion to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 15-03

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT AND TREASURER OF THE BOARD AND THE SUPERINTENDENT TO PREPARE AND FILE PRELIMINARY MATERIALS IN CONNECTION WITH AN APPLICATION FOR CONSENTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 133.06(C) OF THE REVISED CODE.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

VIII. SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:

A. Approval of the following personnel items:
(All employment of personnel is pending completion of all required documentation/licensure requirements.)

1 RETIREMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Jim Mennel Elementary Teacher - FIES 07/31/15
(22 years of dedicated service to the education of Fostoria students)

2 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Benjamin Cates Vocal Music Teacher – FJSHS 08/01/15
Vickie Gangwer Business Education - FJSHS 08/01/15
Amy Masterson Library/Media Specialist - FJSHS 08/01/15
Rebecca Renfer Guidance Counselor - Riley 08/01/15

3 EMPLOYMENT – CERTIFIED - SUMMER
Individual Position Effective
Kim Fant-Cousin Summer School – FJSHS June 3-July 9, 2015

4 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Catherine Dyer Custodian 2015-2016

5 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Deb Hammer Para - Psych Services 08/01/15
David Hossler Dir. of Operation & Transp. 07-01-15-06-30-18
Rhoda McClellan Para – Riley 08/01/15
Laura Sheets Para - PreK - Longfellow 08/01/15

6 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED SUMMER
Individual Position Effective
Candi Baker Bus Driver 2014-2015
Rob Brookman Bus Driver/Garage Help 2014-2015
Tina Cook Bus Driver 2014-2015
Mary Coughenour Bus Driver 2014-2015
Lisa Huss Bus Driver/Garage Help 2014-2015
Beth Kiehl Bus Driver 2014-2015
Gary Magrum Bus Driver 2014-2015
Sue Senn-Coleman Bus Driver 2014-2015
Katie Smith Bus Driver/Garage Help 2014-2015
Nicole Stannard Bus Driver/Garage Help 2014-2015

7 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED SUMMER
Individual Position Effective
Candi Baker Bus Driver 2015-2016
Rob Brookman Bus Driver/Garage Help 2015-2016
Tina Cook Bus Driver 2015-2016
Mary Coughenour Bus Driver 2015-2016
Lisa Huss Bus Driver/Garage Help 2015-2016
Beth Kiehl Bus Driver 2015-2016
Gary Magrum Bus Driver 2015-2016
Sue Senn-Coleman Bus Driver 2015-2016
Katie Smith Bus Driver/Garage Help 2015-2016
Nicole Stannard Bus Driver/Garage Help 2015-2016

8 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Yvette Anez Girls' Tennis 2015-2016
John Bates Boys' Head Basketball 2015-2016
John Bates Varsity Asst. Football 2015-2016
John Bates Co - Boys' Weight Trng. Coord. 2015-2016
Kelly Bates Jr. H.S. Volleyball 2015-2016
Benjamin Cates Vocal Music 2015-2016
Benjamin Cates Musical Director 2015-2016
Kim Fant-Cousin Head Boys'/Girls' Cross Country 2015-2016
Courtney Fleming Head Boys'/Girls' Swimming 2015-2016
Matt Hauenstein Jr. H.S. Football 2015-2016
Jerome Haupert Varsity Asst. Football 2015-2016
Derek Kidwell Co-Jr. H.S. Athletic Director 2015-2016
Derek Kidwell Head Football 2015-2016
Derek Kidwell Co - Boys' Weight Trng. Coord. 2015-2016
Brian Oestreich Golf 2015-2016
Gabe Sierra Co-Jr. H.S. Athletic Director 2015-2016
Dustin Smith Boys' Asst. Varsity Basketball 2015-2016

9 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Mark Bauman Girls' Weight Trng. Coord. 2015-2016
Nelson Cousin Jr. H.S. Cross Country 2015-2016
Darnell Cousin Girls' Head Basketball 2015-2016
Sha Cousin Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2015-2016
Nelson Cousin Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2015-2016
Brandon Distel Head Wrestling 2015-2016

Greg Fleming Freshman Football 2015-2016
Kurt Gilts Football Equipment Manager 2015-2016
John Groth Varsity Asst. Football 2015-2016
Nate Hiser Asst. Wrestling 2015-2016
Kevin Keckler Jr. H.S. Football 2015-2016
Ryan Ottney Varsity Asst. Football 2015-2016
Ryan Ottney Boys’ Asst. Varsity Basketball 2015-2016
Tracie Papenfus Asst. Cross Country 2015-2016
Jeremy Robbins Freshman Football 2015-2016
George Tucker Varsity Asst. Football 2015-2016
Cami Wilson Football Cheer Advisor 2015-2016

B. Approve paying the curriculum rate of $12.00 an hour (FEA Agreement), per time sheet submitted, for attending professional development activities during June 2015 to the following individuals:
1 Mark Ball
2 Shannon Bozigar
3 Jeri Brubaker
4 Brianna Cassidy
5 Samuel Collier
6 Matt Hauenstein
7 Mallory Hefner
8 Sarah Krock

C. Approve paying classified personnel, at their hourly rate, per time sheet submitted, for attending required professional development outside their contract hours effective June 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.

D. Approve paying Sharon Headley at her hourly rate, per time sheet submitted (maximum 10 days), for bar coding textbooks at the Intermediate Elementary School.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

IX. Motion to approve entering into an agreement between WSOS and Fostoria City Schools for the Head Start Program for the 2015-2016 school year.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

X. Motion to approve the MOU between the Fostoria Board of Education and AFSCME Local #1945, regarding the assignment of overtime outside a designated building, as presented.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XI. Motion to approve the service agreement between Fostoria City Schools and Alert Solutions, Inc., for the School Announcement Calling System effective July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XII. Motion to approve the agreement between Fostoria City Schools and Jane Volpe to provide student Occupational Therapy Services, as needed, effective July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XIII. Motion to approve the agreement between Fostoria City Schools and PT Services, Tiffin, OH, to provide student Physical Therapy Services, as needed, effective July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XIV. Motion to approve the adoption of the 7-12 English Language Arts Curriculum series, “Collections,” copyright date 2015 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XV. Motion to approve paying Deb Pirolli to assist with Student Services Department year end closing requirements at $325 per diem, up to 80 hours (max. 10 days).

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XVI. Motion to approve paying Pat Doty to assist with EMIS year-end reporting requirements at $25 per hour, up to 80 hours (max. 10 days).

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XVII. Motion to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 15-04

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SCHOOL DISTRICT BOARD TO APPLY FOR AN ACTIVE PLANNING PROCESS WITH THE
OHIO SCHOOL FACILITIES COMMISSION
CLASSROOM FACILITIES ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LAPSED)

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District, Seneca County, Ohio, met in regular session on June 25, 2015 and adopted the following Resolution; and

WHEREAS, the Ohio School Facilities Commission has notified the School District of their status on the Priority List and offered the School District an opportunity to enter into an active planning process to prepare for a possible conditional approval in 2016 to participate in the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program; and

WHEREAS, the School District must respond by applying within 45 days of the current quarterly planning cycle outreach notice (School Districts which apply by the date given will be prioritized ahead of those School Districts that did not apply); and

WHEREAS, the School District Board intends to obtain funding prior to seeking Commission Approval; and

WHEREAS, the School District Board will provide any necessary information to prepare or update the Enrollment Projections; and

WHEREAS, the School District acknowledges the Commission’s recommendation that the School District engage a design and construction professional to assist in the review of the information presented in the Facilities Assessment Report. The School District will provide any information available to aid in the identification of any areas of concern for conditions which cannot be readily observed by standard assessment procedures throughout the School Districts facilities. The School District acknowledges that the scope of services provided by the professional authoring the Facilities Assessment Report does not include invasive facilities and grounds investigation.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District, Seneca County, Ohio that the School District wishes to enter into an active planning process to prepare for a possible conditional approval in 2016 to participate in the Classroom Facilities Assistance Program.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XVIII. Appointment of OSBA Annual Business Meeting Delegate for 2015:

Dr. Thomas Guernsey, BOE President, appoints
as OSBA Annual Business Meeting delegate for 2015.

IXX Appointment of OSBA Annual Business Meeting Alternate Delegate for 2015:

Dr. Thomas Guernsey, BOE President, appoints
as OSBA Annual Business Meeting alternate delegate for 2015.

XX. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

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

A. consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official

B. investigation of 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 confidential by Federal law or regulations 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 to 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___; SHEAK___; STANNARD ___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

Time In: ___________ Time Out: _________

XXII. Motion for Adjournment

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____