2014-09-15 - Board Agenda

FOSTORIA BOARD OF EDUCATION

Regular Meeting
AGENDA

Monday, September 15, 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. RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS – Rotary September Students of the Month

(1) Zendon Griffin – Senior
(2) Jada Hampton - Senior

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. TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:

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

(1) Work Session/Meeting of August 11, 2014
(2) Regular Board Meeting of August 18, 2014

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

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investment
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) APPRES (Permanent Appropriations)

C. Approve the transfer from General Fund 001-0000 to Bond Retirement 002- 0000 in the amount of $104,613.15 ($98,423.15 principal and $6,190 interest) to cover the annual sinking fund payment for the Fostoria City School District Energy Conservation Facilities Bond, QZAB Series 2005 due September 23, 2014.

D. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to pay all 2014-2015 athletic and musical event workers from the Athletic account for positions not part of the supplementals in the FEA negotiated agreement.

E. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to transfer Fostoria City School District accounts from Huntington Bank to Old Fort Bank.

F. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to enter into a five (5) year depository agreement with Old Fort Bank.

G. Approval of the following FY15 PSSF account:

Activity Advisor Account Stmt of Purpose Budget - Revenues Budget - Expenditures
PSSF- Admin. Office Andrew Sprang 018-9032 X $ 500.00 $ 500.00

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

VIII. Approve the renewal of the Fostoria City Schools' Dental Program with Oasis Trust, effective October 1, 2014.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

IX. SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:

A. Approval of the following personnel items*:

1 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Cathy Dyer Food Service 2014-2015
Alicia Swartzmiller Bus Driver 2014-2015

2 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Yvette Anez Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Alexandria Gillis Co-Junior Class Advisor 2014-2015
Michele Hollister Freshman Volleyball 2014-2015
Chad Krukemyer Boys' Freshman Basketball 2014-2015
Brooks Lance Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Amy Masterson Co-Junior Class Advisor 2014-2015
Dustin Smith Boys' Asst. Varsity Basketball 2014-2015
Kristen Soldner IATeam – FJSHS 2014-2015
Carol Wines IATeam – Riley 2014-2015

3 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Nelson Cousin Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Rob Ellis Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Ryan Ottney Boys' Asst. Varsity Basketball 2014-2015

4 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Dan Coppus Bus Driver 09-19-14
Gerd Scott Bus Driver 09-01-14
Alicia Swartzmiller Bus Driver 09-12-14

*Recommendations for employment of individual(s) is pending all required certification/paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

B. Approve the stipends, for additional duties for the 2014-2015 school year for the following personnel (paid from McKinney-Vento grant funds):

Individual Position Stipend
Andrea Dunn Family Liaison $5,000.00
Ali Root School/Community Liaison $1,500.00
Bethany Sanford Family Liaison $5,000.00
Kristen Soldner Family Liaison $2,500.00
Teresa Vogel Family Liaison $2,500.00

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

C. Approve the following personnel item:

EMPLOYMENT – CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Gayle Guernsey Home Instruction 2013-2014
Gayle Guernsey Home Instruction 2014-2015

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

X. Motion to approve Memorandum of Understanding of the Agreement between the Fostoria Education Association and the Board of Education amending Article Eight Evaluation: 8.01 Ohio Teacher Evaluation System: C.2. Evaluation Procedure which shall remain in effect until June 30, 2016.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

XI. Motion to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 15-01

WHEREAS, the conditional approval of the School District has lapsed and, as provided in Section 3318.054, ORC, the School District seeks a new conditional approval of the project; and
WHEREAS, Section 3318.054, ORC provides that a lapsed district may request that the new scope, estimated basic project cost (project budget), and estimated school district portion (local share) be established by the Commission; and
WHEREAS, the School District is requesting that the Ohio School Facilities Commission (Commission) establish a new scope, estimated basic project cost (project budget), and estimated school district portion (local share) of the basic project cost prior to resubmitting the ballot measures to the electors; and
WHEREAS, the project scope and estimated costs established shall be valid for one year from the date of approval by the Commission; and
WHEREAS, the district acknowledges the Commission recommendation that the district engage a design and construction professional to assist in the review of the information presented in the Facilities Assessment Report. The School District has provided 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 District's facilities and 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; and
WHEREAS, The School District acknowledges that neither the School District nor the Commission have control over conditions which are hidden or otherwise unknown at the conclusion of the assessment report and master facilities plan.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District, Seneca County, Ohio requests the Ohio School Facilities Commission establish a new scope, estimated basic project cost (project budget), and estimated school district portion (local share) of the basic project cost for the Classroom Facilities Assistance project in accordance with the provisions of Section 3318.054, ORC. at the January 20, April 20, July 20 or October 20 Commission Meeting.

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

Motion Passed: _____ Motion Failed: _______

XII. Motion to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 15-02

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE COOPERATIVE SERVICES MULTIPLE DISABILITIES, EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED, ED POOLED STUDENT ATTENDANTS PROGRAM.

WHEREAS, the Wood County Educational Service Center, with the cooperation of the Division of Special Education, Ohio Department of Education, is effecting a more complete program of services for Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants; and

WHEREAS, the Wood County Educational Service Center will administer the Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants program, be fiscal agent, and operate the program in accordance with state standards; and
WHEREAS, the home school districts, in consultations with the staff of the Wood County Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants programs, shall be responsible for identification of children; and

WHEREAS, the home school district, in cooperation with the staff of the Wood County Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants program, shall be responsible for participation in the creation of the Individualized Educational Plan, the placement conference, and the annual review;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Fostoria City SD approves the program outlined for the 2014-2015 school year and agrees to carry out the responsibilities and assume its proportionate share of shared programs costs.

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: _____

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