2015-09-21 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 21, 2015.

The meeting was called to order by President Dr. Guernsey with the following present: Mr. Grine, Mr. Sheak, Ms. Stannard, Mr. Thompson, and Dr. Guernsey.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

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

MOTION NO. 15-142 FHS CLASS OF 1965 DONATION
Mr. Sheak moved to accept, thank and recognize the FHS Class of 1965 for their donation of $3,530 to the FJSHS Library/Media Center.

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

MOTION NO. 15-143 BOARD POLICY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the first reading and consideration of a motion to adopt the following new and revised Board Policies*:

Policy # Policy Name Status
2271 College Credit Plus Program Revision
2413 Career Advising New
2431.01 Elementary/Feeder Athletic Programs Revision
5114 Nonimmigrant Students and Foreign-Exchange Students Revision
5330 Use of Medications Revision
5460 Graduation Requirements Revision
6108 Authorization to Make Electronic Fund Transfers New
7540.04 Staff Education Technology Acceptable Use and Safety Revision
8390 Animals on District Property Revision

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

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

MOTION NO. 15-144 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 August 10, 2015
(2) Regular Meeting of August 17, 2015 as amended
(3) Work Session/Meeting of August 24, 2015
(4) Work Session/Meeting of August 25, 2015
(5) Special Meeting of August 30, 2015

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for August 2015 as submitted:

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investment
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) APPRES (Permanent Appropriations)
(5) Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources

C. Approve the transfer from General Fund 001-0000 to Bond Retirement 002- 0000 in the amount of $116,880.06 ($110,690.06 principal and $6,190 interest) to cover the annual sinking fund payment for the Fostoria City School District Energy Conservation Facilities Bond, QZAB Series 2005 due September 23, 2015.

D. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to pay all 2015-2016 athletic and musical event workers from the Athletic account for positions not part of the supplementals in the FEA negotiated agreement.

E. Approval of establishing the FHS Class of 1990 Scholarship Fund Account – 007-9090.

F. Approve paying the stipends for additional duties for meeting the McKinney-Vento Homeless Program requirements during the 2015-2016 school year for the following personnel (paid from McKinney-Vento grant funds:
Individual Position Stipend
Becky Renfer Family Liaison $5,000.00
Bethany Sanford Family Liaison $5,000.00
Kristen Soldner Family Liaison $2,500.00
Andrew Sprang Program Coordinator $1,500.00
Teresa Vogel Family Liaison $2,500.00

G. Approval of the following fund transfer:

From # Amount To # Amount
PSSF 018-9021 $738.98 FETV 200-9915 $738.98
PSSF 018-9021 $679.81 R&B Champs 200-9916 $679.81

H. Approval of the following FY16 Student Activity accounts:

Activity Advisor Account Stmt of Purpose Budget Revenues Budget Expenditures
FHS FOHILIB A. Masterson 200-9650 XX $3,980.00 $3,780.00
Quiz Bowl S. Green 200-9712 XX $925.00 $200.00
FHS Chorale B. Cates 200-9470 XX $3,600.00 $2,150.00
FHS Musical B. Cates 200-9139 XX $8,350.00 $6,450.00
R & B Champs 200-9916 XX $7,000.00 $7,000.00

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

MOTION NO. 15-145 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATION Dina Schreiner
Ms. Stannard moved to approve to the “retire/rehire” of Dina Schreiner as Fostoria Intermediate School Intervention Specialist effective September 21, 2015.

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

Motion no. 15-146 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Mr. Sheak 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 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Mike Amlin CBI Teacher - FJSHS 08/31/15

2 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Nelson Cousin Paraprofessional 08/17/15

3 RESIGNATION - CERTIFIED - LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Dina Schreiner Intervention Specialist-FIES 09/21/15

4 EMPLOYMENT - EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT DAYS
Individual Position Days
Amy Masterson Library/Media - FJSHS 5

5 RESIGNATION - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Pam Burrow Jr. HS National Honor Society 2015-2016
Alexandria Gillis Junior Class Advisor 2015-2016
Janelle Tanner IATeam - Riley 2015-2016

6 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Amy Blakely Co-Junior Class Advisor 2015-2016
Pam Burrow Lg. Dept. Head-Interv. Spec. 2015-2016
Alexandria Gillis Co-Junior Class Advisor 2015-2016
Rachel Ousley Jr. HS National Honor Society 2015-2016
Becky Renfer IATeam - Riley 2015-2016
Debra Self IATeam - Riley 2015-2016

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

MOTION NO. 15-147 RESIDENT EDUCATOR PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Ms. Stannard moved to approve paying a $5,000 stipend to Tera Matz, Fostoria Intermediate Principal, for additional duties as Resident Educator Program Coordinator for the 2015-2016 school year.

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

MOTION NO. 15-148 COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the Cooperative Agreement between Fostoria City Schools and Vanguard-Sentinel for educational and remedial support services for the 2015-2016 school year.

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

MOTION NO. 15-149 BUS STOP
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following bus stop:

521 Eisenhower Drive

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

MOTION NO. 15-150 CENTRAL REGION DECA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the JSHS DECA students’ participating in the Central Region DECA Leadership Conference in Kansas City, MO November 19-22, 2015.

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

MOTION NO. 15-151 RESOURCE OFFICER
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the contract between Fostoria City Schools and the City of Fostoria for the provision of two School Resource Officers, effective August 19, 2015 through August 19, 2016.

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

MOTION NO. 15-152 RESOLUTION NO. 15-07
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following resolution:

Resolution No. 15-07

RESOLUTION OF INTENT NOT TO PROVIDE CAREER-TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN GRADES 7 AND 8

WHEREAS Ohio Revised Code Section 3313.90(A) requires each city, local, and exempted village school district to provide for students in grades seven through twelve career-technical education by means of establishing and maintaining a program, by being a member of a joint vocational school district (JVSD), or by contracting with a JVSD or another school district; and

WHEREAS division (B) of Section 3313.90 provides that a board of education may adopt a resolution not to provide career-technical education to students enrolled in [grade seven] [grade eight] [both grades seven and eight] and will receive a waiver from the Ohio Department of Education so long as said resolution is filed by September 30 of that particular school year;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT, AND IT IS, HEREBY RESOLVED that, while the Fostoria City Schools Board of Education recognizes the importance of providing adequate training for students to enter their selected occupations, the Board hereby adopts this resolution notifying the Ohio Department of Education of its intent not to offer career-technical education for students enrolled in grades seven and eight during the 2015-2016 school year; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Fostoria City Schools Board of Education respectfully requests that the Ohio Department of Education issue the waiver required by Ohio Revised Code Section 3313.90(B) and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Superintendent is hereby directed to certify and submit the waiver request to the Ohio Department of Education electronically at the earliest opportunity so as to ensure its receipt by the Department on a date which is in no event later than the 30th day of September, 2015.

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS – None

MOTION NO 15-153 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Sheak moved to go into Executive Session at 6:20 p.m. for the purpose(s) of:

• investigate 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

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

At 6:44 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The president declared the Board back in session.

MOTION NO. 15-154 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Ms. Stannard moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 p.m.

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

Interim Treasurer
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