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2014-11-17 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular Board meeting at 6:02 p.m. on Monday, November 17, 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 – Riley Elementary Students

RECOGNTION OF SPECIAL GUESTS – Riley Elementary
Riley Elementary students – introduced by Kori Bernal, Principal
Recognized for increasing their reading levels:
1. Bella Wallen, 1st grade (3 levels)
2. Jamie Bouillon, 2nd grade (3 levels)
3. Kamryn Browning, 2nd grade (3 levels)
4. Brian Keckler, 2nd grade (3 levels)
5. Keyaira Ross, 2nd grade (4 levels)
6. Kory Shaver, 2nd grade (4 levels)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

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

MOTION NO. 14-119 POLICY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:
Mr. Grine moved to approve the first reading and consideration of a motion to adopt the following new and revised Board Policies*:

Policy # Policy Name Status
2210 Curriculum Development Revision
2430.02 Participation of Community/Stem School Students in Extra-Curricular Activities New
2510 Adoption of Textbooks Revision
2520 Selection of Instructional Materials & Equipment Revision
5336 Care of Student with Diabetes New
5830 Student Fund Raising Revision
7540.02 District Website Revision
7540.03 Student Education Technology Acceptable Use & Safety Revision
8330 Student Records Revision
8400 School Safety Revision
8500 Food Services Revision
8510 Wellness Revision
8540 Vending Machines Revision
8550 Competitive Food Sales Revision
8660 Incidental Transportation of Students by Private Vehicle Revision
9211 District Support Organizations Revision

*The above policies are available for review at the Administration Office, 1001 Park Avenue, Fostoria, OH 44830.

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

MOTION NO. 14-120 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 - October 13, 2014
(2) Regular Meeting - October 20, 2014

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

(1) Bank Reconciliation
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) Amended Appropriations & Certificate of Est. Resources

C. Motion to approve the addition of the following Board offered healthcare options:

1. $400 Single/$800 family deductible
2. $2000 Single/$4000 family deductible

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. 14-121 RESOLUTION NO. 14-07
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 14-07

DIRECTING SUPERINTENDENT AND TREASURER
TO SOLICIT STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
FROM DESIGN FIRMS FOR CRITERIA ARCHITECT/ENGINEER SERVICES

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District (the "Board") is considering a building project and desires consulting and other services from an architect/engineer in connection with this potential building project;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District that it directs and authorizes the Superintendent and Treasurer to solicit statements of qualifications from design firms to provide criteria architect/engineer services and to review the submissions received.

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. 14-122 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. Approval of the following personnel items:*
*Pending all certification/applicable paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

1 RETIREMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Char Birkmire Elementary Teacher(Riley) 06/01/2015
34 years of dedicated service to the education of students
Karl Heaver JSHS Science Teacher 5/29/2015
30 years of dedicated service to the education of students
Anna Pessell JSHS Intervention Specialist 5/31/2015
30 years of dedicated service to the education of students

2 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Tammy August Food Service II 11/1/2014

3 RESIGNATION - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Eric Brant Jr. H.S. Wrestling 2014-2015

4 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Erika Hossler Jr. H.S. Quiz Bowl (FIES 5/6) 2014-2015

4 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Candi Baker Bus Driver 11/17/2014

4 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Sherry Bertog Custodian 11/17/2014

B. Approve the extension of a leave of absence for Kristina Harris, Elementary Art Teacher (approved through December 19, 2014 at June BOE meeting) to be effective through June 1, 2015.

C. Approve the addendum to the 260 day administrative assistant and 260 day secretary contracts as presented.

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. 14-123 FJSHS COURSES
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the addition of the following courses, as submitted, to the FJSHS 2015-2016 Course Selection Guide:

1. Introduction to Marketing
2. Applied Statistics

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. 14-124 RESOURCE OFFICERS
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the agreement between the City of Fostoria and Fostoria City Schools Board of Education for two full-time School Resource Officers effective 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.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 14-125 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Sheak moved to go into Executive Session at 6:25 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: Mr. Sheak, aye; Dr. Guernsey, aye; Mr. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The president declared the motion passed.

At 7:11 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The president declared the meeting back in session.

MOTION NO. 14-126 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Ms. Stannard moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:12 p.m.

Dr. Guernsey seconded 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.

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