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2014-02-18 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 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

• Connie Carnicom, FJSHS Library/Media Specialist & Amy Masterson, FJSHS Teacher
Library/Media/INFOhio Presentation

MOTION NO. 14-016 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations;

A. Motion to approve the minutes from the following Board of Education meetings:

(1) Budget Hearing, Organizational and Regular Meeting of January 13, 2014

B. Motion to approve the following January 2014 Financial Statements:

(1) Cash Reconciliation/Investment
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources

C. Motion to rescind approval authorizing the Treasurer to renew the Legal Assistant Fund
Consultant Service Contract with OSBA for the 2014 calendar year (Motion No. 14-012/D).

D. Motion to approve the following appropriation modifications:

Fund Name Fund # Amount
1 Resident Educator 506-9914 $1,750.00
2 Title II-A 590-9014 $68,900.87
$70,650.87

E. Motion to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 14-01

A RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE HIGH PUBLIC AUCTION BID FOR THE PURCHASE OF FIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

WHEREAS, this Board is the owner of certain real property in Seneca County, Ohio and known as Field Elementary School (the "Property"); and

WHEREAS, after notice was given as required by law, a public auction for the sale of the Property was held on February 10, 2014, and the highest bid for the Property at that auction was submitted by the Fostoria Area Habitat for Humanity (the "Bidder") in the amount of $12,000 (the "Purchase Price"); and

WHEREAS, immediately upon completion of the public auction, that bid was reduced to writing by the Bidder on a Bid and Offer to Purchase Certain Property on file with the Board and submitted to this Board together with the requisite bid deposit; and

WHEREAS, this Board has determined to accept that bid and to sell the Property to the Bidder on the terms and conditions set forth in the aforementioned Bid and Offer to Purchase Certain Property.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of Fostoria City School District, Counties of Seneca, Hancock and Wood, Ohio, that:

Section 1. Need for and Value of the Property. This Board confirms and ratifies that the Property is no longer needed for any school purpose.

Section 2. Start-Up Community Schools. This Board confirms and ratifies that there are no start-up community schools established under Chapter 3314 of the Revised Code and/or college-preparatory boarding schools established under Chapter 3328 of the Revised code to which this Board must offer the Property for sale or lease pursuant to Sections 3313.41(G) and 3313.411 of the Revised Code.

Section 3. Acceptance of Bid and Offer Form and Deed. This Board hereby accepts the high bid of the Bidder, and the President or Vice-President and the Treasurer of the Board are each authorized and directed, in the name, for, and on behalf of the Board (i) to execute and deliver promptly to the Bidder the Bid and Offer to Purchase Certain Property in substantially the form currently on file with the Treasurer, and (ii) to execute and deliver a quitclaim deed conveying the Property to the Bidder, or Bidder's nominee, upon payment of the remaining balance of the Purchase Price.

Section 4. Approval and Execution of Related Documents. The President or Vice-President and Treasurer of this Board and the Superintendent, or such other School District officials as shall be designated by those officials, as appropriate, are each authorized and directed to sign any certificates or documents, and to take such other actions as are desirable, advisable, necessary or appropriate, to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Resolution.

Section 5. Compliance with Open Meeting Requirements. This Board finds and determines that all formal actions of this Board and any of its committees concerning and relating to the adoption of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Board or committees, and that all deliberations of this Board and any of its committees that resulted in those formal actions were in meetings open to the public, in compliance with the law.

Section 6. Prior Acts Ratified and Confirmed. Any actions previously taken by School District officials or agents of this Board in furtherance of the matters set forth in this Resolution are hereby approved, ratified and confirmed.

Section 7. Captions and Headings. The captions and headings in this Resolution are solely for convenience of reference and in no way define, limit or describe the scope or intent of any Sections, subsections, paragraphs, subparagraphs or clauses hereof. Reference to a Section means a section of this Resolution unless otherwise indicated.

Section 8. Effective Date. This Resolution shall be in full force and effect from and immediately upon its adoption.

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.

MOTION NO. 14-017 POLICY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following policy committee recommendation:

A. Motion to revise Board Policy #8500 – Food Services, authorizing the Fostoria City Schools Food Service Department to provide catering services as requested. Catering service fees shall be sufficient to cover expenses and there shall be a recording of all catering service transactions separate from the National School Lunch Program funds.

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. 14-018 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Dr. Guernsey moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:
A. Motion to approve the following personnel items:

1 RETIREMENT CERTIFIED
Ann Wise FIES Teacher 6/1/2014
25 years of dedicated service to FCS students and families.

2 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Yvette Anez Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Track 2013-2014
Laurie Martishius Asst. Musical Director 2013-2014
Dustin Smith Head Baseball 2013-2014

3 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Nelson Cousin Jr. HS Boys'/Girls' Track 2013-2014
Rob Ellis Asst. Baseball 2013-2014
Joe Fretz Asst. Softball 2013-2014
Anthony Gallina Asst. Musical Director 2013-2014
Rene Martinez Asst. Baseball 2013-2014
Clayton Moore Head Softball 2013-2014
Traci Papenfus Asst. Boys'/Girls' Track 2013-2014
George Tucker Asst. Boys'/Girls' Track 2013-2014

B. Motion approving the adoption of the Fostoria City Schools Crisis Response Plan as submitted. (The plan document is not subject to public records disclosure pursuant to ORC 149.333.)

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.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
• Mrs. Kauffman reported on the following issues:
o Varsity girls locker room
o Flag Corp
o Attendance

MOTION NO. 14-019 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Sheak moved to go into Executive Session at 7:08 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 or to investigate charges or complaints against such person, unless said person requests a public hearing. When an executive session is held under this provision, the motion and vote must state which purpose or purposes is involved but need not state the name of any person; T5.12(B), RC121.22(G).

Consideration of the purchase of property for public purposes or the sale of property at competitive bidding, but only 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; T5.12(B), RC121.22(G).

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 7:39 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The president declared the meeting back in session.

MOTION NO. 14-020 PERSONNEL ITEM
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following personnel item:

1. EMPLOYMENT – AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Aaron Sheets Boys' Tennis 2013-2014

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

MOTION NO. 14-021 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. Sheak moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:43 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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Treasurer
President

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