2014-08-18 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a BOE regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on August 18, 2014 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

The meeting was called to order by President Anthony Thompson with the following members present: Mr. Grine, Dr. Guernsey, Mr. Sheak, Ms. Stannard, and Mr. Thompson

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

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

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

MOTION NO. 14-091 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(11) Board Work Session of July 14, 2014
(12) 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.

Mr. Sheak seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. Sheak, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; and Mr. Thompsonn. The president declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 14-092 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following 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

Dr. Guernsey seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Sheak, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 14-093 BUSINESS EDUATION SATELITE
Mr. Sheak moved 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.

Dr. Guernsey seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Sheak, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 14-094 REMEDIAL SUPPORT SERVICES PROGRAM
Dr. Guernsey moved 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.

Mr. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Mr. Sheak, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 14-095 FOOD SUPERVISOR
Mr. Sheak moved 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.

Dr. Guernsey seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Sheak, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 14-096 OSBA SUBSCRIPTION
Ms. Stannard moved to renew the Board subscription to the OSBA publication, Policy Development Quarterly for the annual fee of $400.

Dr. Guernsey seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Mr. Sheak, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO 14-097 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Ms. Stannard moved to go into Executive Session at 6:13 p.m. for the purpose(s) of:

Consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of an employee, student, or school official

Dr. Guernsey seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Mr. Sheak, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

At 7:09 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The president declared the meeting back in session.

MOTION NO. 14-098 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. Sheak moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:20 p.m.

Dr. Guernsey seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Mr. Sheak, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

Treasurer
President

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