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2014-06-16 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular BOE meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 16, 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

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

MOTION NO. 14-069 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(1) Special meeting of May 12, 2014
(2) Regular meeting of May 19, 2014

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

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

C. Approval of the Temporary Appropriations for the 2014 – 2015 school year at twenty-five percent of the 2013 – 2014 expenditure levels.

D. Approval of the following FY15 Student Activity Account:

Class of 2018 Account # 200-9018

E. Approval of the following FY15 Student Activity Accounts:

Activity Advisor Account Stmt. of Purpose Budget - Revenues Budget - Expenditures
Class of 2015 (Senior) Cathe Bucher 200-9015 X $ 820.00 $ 820.00
Class of 2016 (Junior) NO ADVISOR 200-9016
Class of 2017 (Sophomor) Pam Burrow 200-9017 X $ 700.00 $ 400.00
Class of 2018 (Freshmen) C Fleming/A Blakely 200-9018 X $ 1,000.00 $ 50.00
FHS Art Club Deborah Melroy 200-9115 X $ 840.00 $ 800.00
FHS Athletics Tim Murray 300-9500 X $ 41,900.00 $ 41,800.00
FHS Band Steve Kauffman 300-9440 X $ 10,000.00 $ 10,000.00
FHS Chorale Elizabeth Bellavia 300-9470 X $ 4,300.00 $ 2,400.00
D E C A Michele Hollister 200-9310 X $ 16,000.00 $ 16,000.00
FHS FOHILIB Connie Carnicom 200-9650 X $ 450.00 $ 250.00
FHS FOHIRAB Steve Kauffman 200-9680 X $ 18,000.00 $ 16,500.00
FHS Musical Elizabeth Bellavia 200-9139 X $ 8,800.00 $ 8,400.00
FHS National Honor Society C Carnicom/B Oestrich 200-9710 X $ 1,800.00 $ 1,500.00
FHS Spanish Club Courtney Fleming 200-9280 X $ 500.00 $ 300.00
FHS Student Council Amy Baxter/Amy Blakely 200-9610 X $ 2,400.00 $ 1,950.00
HI-Y Tonya Theis 200-9633 X $ 8,800.00 $ 6,100.00
PAC and Speech Jeremy Smith 200-9120 X $ 1,000.00 $ 350.00
JR HIGH National Honor Pam Burrow 200-9711 X $ 300.00 $ 200.00
JR HIGH Student Council Annette Griffin 200-9611 X $ 7,200.00 $ 5,240.00
JR HIGH Youth to Youth Kim Fant Cousin 200-9630 X $ 800.00 $ 650.00
PSSF- Jr/Sr High School Tom Grine/Tim Murray 018-9021 X $ 1,000.00 $ 1,000.00
PSSF-FIES Tera Matz 018-9028 X $ 10,550.00 $ 10,500.00
PSSF-Longfellow TO BE ANNOUNCED 018-9026 X $ 6,850.00 $ 6,500.00
PSSF-Riley Kori Bernal 018-9024 X $ 10,025.00 $ 9,200.00
FIES Student Council Sharon Armstrong 200-9631 X $ 1,100.00 $ 1,100.00
RILEY ELEM THERAPY DOG K Bernal / A Dunn 019-9901 X $ 1,650.00 $ 1,450.00

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. 14-070 MCKINNEY-VENTO STIPEND
Ms. Stannard moved to approve a $1,500 stipend for the Governance/Administration of the FCS McKinney-Vento Homeless program to Andrew Sprang (paid from McKinney-Vento grant funds).

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. 14-071 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. Motion to recognize the Greater Fostoria Community Foundation for their support of Fostoria City Schools and accepting the grant award of $10,000 from the foundation to be used towards upgrading the Longfellow Elementary playground.

B. Motion to recognize the Longfellow PTO for their support of Fostoria City Schools and accepting the donation of $5,000 from the PTO to be used towards upgrading the Longfellow Elementary playground.

C. 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
Sharon Krupp School Counselor 07/31/2014
(35 years of dedicated service to FCS students, staff and families)

2 EMPLOYMENT – ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRACT
Individual Position Effective
Holly Reinbolt Food Service Supervisor 07/01/14-06/30/17

3 RESIGNATION - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Nicholas Davis FJSHS English Teacher 07/31/2014
Esther Garcia-Tio FJSHS Spanish Teacher 07/31/2014
Christine Shaver Elementary Teacher 07/31/2014

4 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Amy Blakely Family & Consumer Science-FJSHS 08/01/2014
(BA+15/15)
Marlene Gillig OGT Intervention – Math 06/05/2014
Carol Wines Title I – Riley Elementary (.5 position) (MA+45/1) 08/01/2014

5 RESIGNATION - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Laurie Martishius Football Cheer Advisor 2014-2015

6 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Jennifer Abell IAT - Riley 2014-2015
Jennifer Abell IAT - Longfellow 2014-2015
Jennifer Abell IAT-Intermediate 2014-2015
Sharon Armstrong Elementary Student Council 2014-2015
Amy Baxter Department Head – English 2014-2015
Amy Baxter Co-H.S. Student Council 2014-2015
Betsy Bellavia Vocal Music 2014-2015
Betsy Bellavia Musical Director 2014-2015
Amy Blakely Co-Freshmen Advisor 2014-2015
Amy Blakely Co-H.S. Student Council 2014-2015
Cathe Bucher Senior Class Advisor 2014-2015
Pam Burrow IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Pam Burrow Sophomore Advisor 2014-2015
Pam Burrow Jr. H.S. National Honor Society 2014-2015
Connie Carnicom Co-National Honor Society 2014-2015
Kim Cousin Youth to Youth 2014-2015
Mike Daring Department Head – Science 2014-2015
Jan Downing IAT - Riley 2014-2015
Andrea Dunn IAT - Riley 2014-2015
Courtney Fleming Co-Freshmen Advisor 2014-2015
Courtney Fleming Spanish Club Advisor 2014-2015
Katie Goodwin IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Sarah Green H.S. Quiz Bowl 2014-2015
Annette Griffin Jr. H.S. Student Council 2014-2015
Steve Kauffman Head Band Director 2014-2015
Steve Kauffman Pep Band Director 2014-2015
Steve Kauffman Annual Advisor 2014-2015
Steve Kauffman Summer Band 2014-2015
Steve Kauffman Asst. Musical Director 2014-2015
Kim Keckler IAT - Intermediate 2014-2015
Nikkole Kleba Asst. Band Director 2014-2015
Art Lewandowski Department Head- Social Studies 2014-2015
Krista Lewis IAT - FIES 2014-2015
Joyce Logan IAT - Longfellow 2014-2015
Amy Masterson IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Jaclyn Nelson IAT-Riley 2014-2015
Brian Oestreich Department Head – Math 2014-2015
Brian Oestreich Co-National Honor Society 2014-2015
Anna Pessell IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Bethany Sanford IAT - FIES 2014-2015
Julie Sharkey IAT - FIES 2014-2015
Dawn Skornicka IAT - FIES 2014-2015
Nancy Smith IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Jeremy Smith PAC 2014-2015
Amy Stultz IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Mat Swortchek TV Director 2014-2015
Sarah Swortchek IAT - Riley 2014-2015
Tonya Theis Hi-Y Advisor 2014-2015
Teresa Vogel IAT – FJSHS 2014-2015
Ryan Whipple IAT - Longfellow 2014-2015

7 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Nick Angles Asst. Musical Director 2014-2015
Darnell Cousin Girls' Head Basketball 2014-2015
Cami Wilson Football Cheer Advisor 2014-2015

8 EMPLOYMENT – SUMMER CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Donna Elchert Secretarial - Scanning 06/16/14
Jennifer Patterson Secretarial - Scanning 06/16/14

D. Approve a leave of absence for Kristina Harris, Elementary Art teacher, August 1 – December 19, 2014.

E. Approve Jenny Abell, School Psychologist, to be compensated at the rate of rate of 327.58 per diem (not to exceed 25 days), per time sheet submitted, for additional duties in the Student Services Department, effective June 16, 2014 (paid from IDEA-B funds).

F. Approve paying a $165.60* stipend for participation in the SPDG (State Personnel Development Grant) Parent-Teacher Partnership during the 2013-2014 school year to the following personnel:

(1) Katie Goodwin
(2) Mike Headley
(3) Steve Kauffman
(4) Lori Mathia
(5) Dustin Smith
(6) Nancy Stone
*(district to be reimbursed funds by the state per the grant)

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. 14-072 WSOS AGREEMENT
Dr. Guernsey moved to approve entering into an agreement between WSOS and Fostoria City Schools for the Head Start Program for the 2014-2015 school year.

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

Appointment of OSBA Annual Business Meeting Delegate for 2014:

Anthony Thompson, BOE President, appoints Joe Sheak
as OSBA Annual Business Meeting delegate for 2014.

Appointment of OSBA Annual Business Meeting Alternate Delegate for 2014:

Anthony Thompson, BOE President, appoints Sharon Stannard
as OSBA Annual Business Meeting alternate delegate for 2014.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - NONE

MOTION NO. 14-073 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Sheak moved at 6:18 p.m. to go into Executive Session for the purpose(s) of:

Consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official

Preparing for, conducting, or reviewing negotiations or bargaining sessions with public employees concerning their compensation or other terms and conditions of employment

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.

At 7:05 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The president declared the meeting back in session.

MOTION NO. 14-074 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. Sheak moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:06 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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