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2014-10-20 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, October 20, 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

RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS

Fourth Grade United Way Poster Contest Winners:
a. Alexis Hinkle
b. Isabella Mezger
c. Aleena Williams

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

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

*At this time members of the public who wish to leave may do so.

MOTION NO. 14-111 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(2) Work Session of September 8, 2014
(3) Regular Board Meeting of September 15, 2014

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

(1) Bank Reconciliation
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) Amended Appropriations & Certificate of Est. Resources
C. Approval of the five-year forecast and assumptions for October 2015.

D. Motion to thank and accept the donation from Delta Waterfowl Club of 5 archery bows, replacement arrows and 2 targets to Fostoria City Schools to be used by the Physical Education department during their archery unit. The approximate value of this equipment is $300.00.

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. 14-112 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:

Mr. Grine moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. Approval of the following personnel items*:
*Recommendations for employment of individual(s) is pending all required certification/paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

1 RETIREMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Pat Doty EMIS Coordinator 03/19/2015

2 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Sharon Cleveland Food Service 09/29/14
Beth Kiehl Bus Driver 10/20/14
Katie Smith Bus Driver 09/29/14

3 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED - SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Elaine Oswald Custodian 2014-2015

4 EMPLOYMENT- CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Tabatha Elson Home Instruction 2014-2015
Janelle Tanner Home Instruction 2014-2015

5 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Alexandria Gillis Asst. Musical Director 2014-2015
Steve Kauffman Jr. HS Yearbook 2014-2015

6 EMPLOYMENT – AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Anthony Gallina Asst. Musical Director 2014-2015
George Tucker Girls' Asst. Varsity Basketball 2014-2015
Herb Thibideau Bowling 2014-2015
Kenny Hark Jr. Asst. Swimming 2014-2015
Rene Ackerman Asst. Vocal Music (Pianist) 2014-2015
Zeb Wedge Jr. H.S. Wrestling 2014-2015

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

MOTION NO. 14-113 CLASSIFIED SUB
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following personnel item:

EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED - SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Nicole Stannard Bus Driver 2014-2015

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

MOTION NO. 14-114 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PLAN
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the revisions to the Fostoria City Schools Emergency Management Plan as submitted. (The plan document is not subject to public records disclosure pursuant to ORC 149.333.)

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.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS- None

MOTION NO. 14-115 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Sheak moved to go into Executive Session at 6:27 p.m. for the purpose(s) of:

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

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 7:00 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The president declared the meeting back in session.

MOTION NO. 14-116 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. Grine moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:01 p.m.

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

Treasurer President

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