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2017-01-10 - Board Agenda

FOSTORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

Budget Hearing – 6:00 p.m.

Organizational Meeting – 6:15 p.m.

Regular Meeting- 6:30 p.m.

AGENDA

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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

DR. THOMAS GUERNSEY – President Pro-Tem

PATRICK GRINE

THOMAS GRINE

SHARON STANNARD

ANTHONY THOMPSON

ANDREW R SPRANG, Superintendent
SUE E. LEHMANN, Treasurer

I. Call to Order by Dr. Thomas Guernsey, President Pro-Tem

II. Roll Call

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

III. Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silent Reflection

ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

IV. Nomination for the Office of President of the Fostoria City Schools Board of Education:

A. _____________________________ nominates _______________________________

_____________________________ nominates _______________________________

B. Close nominations for President

C. Roll call vote for President

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

V. Nomination for the Office of Vice President of the Fostoria City Schools Board of Education:

A. _____________________________ nominates _______________________________

_____________________________ nominates _______________________________

B. Close nominations for Vice President

C. Roll call vote for Vice President

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

OATH OF OFFICE FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT

Do you solemnly affirm that you will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of Ohio; and that you will faithfully discharge your duties as a member of the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District, Seneca County, Ohio, to the best of your ability and in accordance with the laws now in effect and hereinafter to be enacted, during your continuance in said office, and until your successor is elected and qualified?

Officers assume chairs.

VI. 2017 Board of Education meetings:

The Fostoria City Schools Board of Education will meet, for the regular monthly meeting, the third Tuesday (except July) of each month at 6:00 pm at the
Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH.

Following is a complete list of Board of Education regular meetings for the 2017 calendar year:

February 21 March 21 April 18 May 16
June 20 July 25 August 15 September 19
October 17 November 21 December 19

The Fostoria City Schools Board of Education will meet, for monthly work sessions/meetings, the second Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School, 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH.

Following is a complete list of Board of Education work sessions for the 2017 calendar year:

January 17 February 14 March 14 April 11
May 09 June 13 July 11 August 08
September 12 October 10 November 14 December 12

VII. Board President appoints OSBA Legislative Liaison Member for 2017:

____________________________

VIII. Board President appoints OSBA Student Achievement Liaison Member for 2017:

____________________________

IX. Motion to establish a Board Service Fund for the 2017 calendar year, per Ohio Revised Code 3315.15.

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

X. Standing Authorizations for 2017:

Motion to approve the following Standing Authorizations:

A. The Treasurer is authorized to secure advances from the County Auditor when funds are available and payable to the District.

B. The Treasurer is authorized to pay all bills within the limits of the appropriations resolution as bills are received and when services and/or merchandise are received in good condition.

C. The Board authorizes the Treasurer or Superintendent to review and approve all Then & Now Certificates per ORC 5705.41(D).

D. The Treasurer is authorized to invest interim funds at the most productive interest rate, when funds are available.
E. The Treasurer is authorized to pay any and all overdraft and other associated bank fees for FY 2017.

F. The Board authorizes using one signature, the Treasurer’s, on all checks.

G. The Superintendent is authorized to employ such personnel as needed for such emergency situations, with such employment to be presented to the Board for approval at the next Regular Board meeting.

H. The Superintendent is authorized to serve as Purchasing Agent for 2017.

I. The Superintendent has authority to approve enrollment of a child where there is a temporary custody request, grand-parenting, non-residential tuition, and a home schooling request.

J. The Treasurer is authorized to make appropriation modifications within budget accounts as needed without Board action.

K. The Treasurer is authorized to attend the required Public Records training (HB9) on behalf of the Board of Education members.

L. The Superintendent has authority to approve policies, purposes and transfers within the student activity funds.

M. The Superintendent has authority to approve all applications for Federal and State funds.

N. The Board directs the Treasurer that in the instance of the Food Service Fund, Ron Blackburn Memorial Fund, Foundation Scholarship, Dick Kidwell Scholarship, High School Scholarship Fund (Redmen Pride), FEA Scholarship, Larry Snyder Scholarship, Vivian Pearson Band Scholarship, Judy Miller Choral Scholarship, Helen G. Saum Scholarship, Food Service Fund, Markoff Scholarship, and Auxiliary Services Fund, that the interest follows the principle into those specific funds.

O. The Board directs the Treasurer to purchase the following Blanket Bonds:

All Employees $10,000
Superintendent $10,000
Board President $10,000
-with additional Indemnity Riders
Treasurer $75,000

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XI. Standing Committees for 2017

President appoints Board Member(s) to serve on the following committees:

Standing Members – Andrew Sprang, Superintendent and Sue Lehmann, Treasurer

(1) Audit & Finance
Chair – Dr. Guernsey
(2) Policy Development
Chair – Tom Grine
(3) Records Committee
Dr. Guernsey/Sharon Stannard
(4) Athletic Board
Anthony Thompson
(5) Redmen Club/Athletic Boosters
Anthony Thompson
(6) Music Boosters
Dr. Guernsey
(7) Vanguard-Sentinel JVSD
Anthony Thompson
(8) Fostoria Parks Board
Tom Grine
(9) Academic Boosters
Dr. Guernsey

XII. The Superintendent recommends that the Director of Student Services, be designated as the Equal Opportunity Compliance Administrator to assure that the School District complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and all applicable rules and regulations promulgated under such laws. The Director of Student Services shall also be responsible for assuring that all practices and procedures of this School District shall comply with the Policies of this Board of Education with regard to non-discrimination.

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

XIII. The Superintendent recommends that the Director of Student Services, be designated as the Compliance Administrator to assure that the School District complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all applicable rules and regulations promulgated under such laws. The Director of Student Services shall also be responsible for assuring that all practices and procedures of this School District shall comply with the Policies of this Board of Education with regard to non-discrimination.

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

FOSTORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING
January 10, 2017

I. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS

II. RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS – JSHS “Redmen Spirit Award” Recipients
Introduced by Drew Bauman, JSHS Principal

(1) Jasmine Groves
(2) Ciara Jones
(3) Jessica Kauffman
(4) Calob Keller
(5) Brooklyn Molter
(6) LaShanti Rickman

III. ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
Sue E. Lehmann, Treasurer
Andrew R. Sprang, Superintendent

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

IV. TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:

A. Approval of the minutes from the following Board of Education meetings:
(1) Work Session/Meeting – December 13, 2016
(2) Regular Meeting – December 20, 2016

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for December 2016 as submitted:
(1) Cash Reconciliation
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) All Checks Report
(5) Amended Appropriations
(6) Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources

C. Approve a supplemental contract for Cindy Sidle, not to exceed 25% of the annual administration fee paid to the district from the auxiliary service funds for her work with auxiliary services.

D. Motion to thank, and accept, the donation to the Jack and Carolyn Markoff Endowment Award Fund from the following:

(1) Amanda Markoff
(2) Denise Debartolo York
(3) Norman and Joan Gottlieb
(4) Robert and Janice Flack
(5) Matthew and Jamie Myers
(6) James Kennedy

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

V. Motion to approve adopting the tax budget (FY 2018) by January 15, 2017, as per Section 5705.28 of the Ohio Revised Code, and be submitted to the Seneca County Auditor by January 20, 2017, as per section 5705.30 of the Ohio Revised Code.

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

VI. SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:

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

1 EMPLOYMENT-CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Sheryl Sheets Food Service II 01/04/2017

2 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Kelly West EMIS Coordinator 01/27/2017

4 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Irene Banks High School Newspaper 2016-2017 (01/03/17)

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

VII. Motion to approve FJSHS 2017-2018 Course Selection Guide as presented.

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

VIII. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS

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

_____ a) 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

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

Time In: ___________Time Out: _________

X. Motion for Adjournment

P. GRINE___; T. GRINE___; STANNARD___; THOMPSON___; DR. GUERNSEY___

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _____

Board Agenda/Minutes

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