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2014-07-21 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular BOE meeting at 6:00 p.m. on July 21, 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 - NONE

MOTION NO. 14-076 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Sheak moved to go into Executive Session for the purpose(s) of:

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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

X

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

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

At 6:27 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The president declared the meeting back in session.

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

MOTION NO. 14-077 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS;
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(1) Work Session/Meeting of June 2, 2014
(2) Regular meeting of June 16, 2014
(3) Special meeting of June 30, 2014

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

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investments
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report

C. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to close the following Student Activity account:

(1) Class of 2014 200-9014

D. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to advertise for bids for the purchase of a 77 passenger school bus.

Dr. Guernsey seconded the motion and on roll 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. 14-078 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Dr. Guernsey moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

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

1 RESIGNATION - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Marybeth Hutcheson FJSHS School Counselor 07/31/14
Tim Murray FJSHS Asst. Principal/AD 07/31/14

2 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Alexandra Gillis Spanish Teacher – (Long-term Sub) 08/01/14
Stephanie Golamb 3rd Grade Teacher 08/01/14
Kristen Soldner School Counselor – FJSHS 08/01/14

3 RETIREMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Peggy Bohanon Food Service II 09/01/14

4 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
John (JT) Bates Varsity Asst. Football 2014-2015
Kim Fant-Cousin Boys’/Girls’ Head Track 2014-2015
Dustin Smith Head Baseball 2014-2015

5 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Mark Bauman Weight Room Coord.-Boys’ 2014-2015
Mark Bauman Weight Room Coord.-Girls’ 2014-2015
Clayton Moore Head Softball 2014-2015
Jamie Parker-Dukes Jr. HS Cheerleading 2014-2015

6 RESIGNATION-AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Rene Martinez Co-Jr. HS Football 2014-2015

7 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED - SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Mary Coughenour Bus Driver 2014-2015
Catherine Dyer Custodian 2014-2015
Jeremy Pahl Custodian 2014-2015

B. Approval of the following administrative contracts:
Individual Position Effective
Kelli Bauman Longfellow Elementary Principal 08/01/2014 – 07/31/2017
Deborah Pirolli Director of Student Services 08/01/2014 – 07/31/2016
Michele Wolf FJSHS Asst. Principal/Athletic Dir. 08/01/2014 – 07/31/2016

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

MOTION NO. 14-079 BUS STOPS
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following 2014-2015 bus stops:
2014-2015 School Bus Stops*
42ND & BROADWAY MAIN & HUGHES
4TH & MAIN MAIN & JACKSON
4TH & UNION MONTICELLO & MADISON
6TH & MAIN MT VERNON & JEFFERSON
BARCELONA & COLUMBUS NYE'S TRAILER PARK BUS SHELTER
BROOKSIDE & MORNINGSIDE PARK & EBERSOLE
BUCKLEY ST TENNIS COURTS PELTON & FLECHTNER
BUS GARAGE PELTON & NORTH
CAPLES & FREMONT PELTON & SOUTH
CENTER & UNION POPLAR & AXLINE
CENTER & VINE POPLAR & CLARK
CLEVELAND & WASHINGTON POPLAR & JONES
COLUMBUS & CHRISTOPHER POPLAR & WAGNER
COLUMBUS & DILLON CIR RILEY ES
COLUMBUS & NICHOLS SANDUSKY & BEVERLY
COLUMBUS & TIFFIN SANDUSKY & MAIN
COLUMBUS & TOWN SANDUSKY & PARK
COURTLY & BROOKSIDE SPRINGVILLE & GORMLEY
COURTLY & FLECHTNER SPRINGVILLE & PALMER
COURTLY & HAWTHORNE SR 587 & COLUMBUS AVE
COURTLY & SOUTH ST WENDELIN SCHOOL
CROCKER & UNION STEARNS & ANDREW CT
CULBERTSON & CORY STEARNS & BAIRD
CULBERTSON & LYNN STEARNS & JAMES MARIE CT
DILLON & DAVOLI STINCHCOMB & WESLEY UMC ENTRANCE
DILLON RD & DILLON CIR STUART & JOSEPH
EAGLE & MAIN SUMMIT & BERKSHIRE
ECO & PEELER SUMMIT & VINE
EISENHOWER & JOHNSON SUMNER & FREMONT
ELWOOD & ATKINS TIFFIN & ADAMS
FALL & SENECA TOWN & TIFFIN
FOSTORIA INTERMEDIATE ES UNION & HIGH
FOSTORIA JR/SR HS UNION ST & UNION CT
FRANCIS & WATSON US 23 & CARRIE LN
GLENWOOD & OAKLAWN VAN BUREN & BURNHAM
GRANT & CENTER VAN BUREN & GLENVIEW
GRANT & FREMONT VAN BUREN & RIVER ST
HIGH & POPLAR VAN BUREN & SUNSET DR
INDEPENDENCE & COUNTRY CLUB VINE & COLLEGE
JACKSON & CORY VINE & HART
JACKSON & WALNUT WESLEY CENTER
JEANETTE & VICKIE WEST RIDGE & OXFORD
LEWIS & PALMER WEST RIDGE & STRATFORD
LINCOLN & EISENHOWER WESTHAVEN & ELMHURST
LONGFELLOW ES WHIPPY DIP (CROCKER & MAIN)
LYTLE & TERRY WOOD & CLARK
MAIN & ALLEN WOOD & SYCAMORE (FIELD SCHOOL)
MAIN & CULBERTSON WYANDOTTE & FREMONT
MAIN & HISSONG YMCA

*Stops will be made as needed for students with disabilities and on highways and rural areas.

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.

MOTION NO. 14-080 BEHAVIORAL SERVICES AGREEMENT
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the Board of Education entering into a Behavioral Health Services

agreement with the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services for FY15.

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. 14-081 STUDENT/PARENT HANDBOOK
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the 2014-2015 District KDG-12 Student/Parent Handbook as submitted.

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.

MOTION NO. 14-082 BAUMAN RESIGNATION
Ms. Stannard moved to accept Kelli Bauman’s resignation from her 2014-2015 teacher contract effective 08/01/2014. On the condition that Mrs. Bauman enters into a non-teaching administrative contract effective 08/01/2014.

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.

MOTION NO. 14-083 WOLF RESIGNATION
Mr. Sheak moved to accept Michele Wolf’s resignation from her 2014-2015 teacher contract and Jr. HS Athletic Director supplemental, effective 08/01/2014, on the condition that Mrs. Wolf enters into a non-teaching administrative contract effective 08/01/2014.

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.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO 14-084 ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACTS:
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following administrative contracts:

Individual Position Effective
Andrew Sprang Superintendent 08/01/2014 – 07/31/2019
Norm Elchert Treasurer 08/01/2014 – 07/31/2019

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. Thompson aye. The president declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO 14-085 SPRANG RESIGNATION
Mr. Sheak moved to accept Andrew Sprang’s resignation from his contract, effective January 1, 2013 through July 31, 2015, as Superintendent of Fostoria City Schools on the condition that Mr. Sprang enters into a new contract with the Board effective August 1, 2014

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

MOTION NO 14-086 ELCHERT RESIGNATION
Dr. Guernsey moved to accept Norm Elchert’s resignation from his contract, effective January 1, 2013 through July 31, 2015, as Superintendent of Fostoria City Schools on the condition that Mr. Elchert enters into a new contract with the Board effective August 1, 2014

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

MOTION NO. 14-087 COCA COLA CONTRACT
Ms. Stannard moved to approve a five (5) year contract between Fostoria City Schools and the Coca Cola Company effective July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2019.

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.

MOTION NO. 14-088 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. Sheak moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:40 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.

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