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2016-09-20 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

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

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Sue E. Lehmann, Treasurer
Andrew R. Sprang, Superintendent

MOTION NO. 16-104 POLICY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
Ms Stannard moved to adopt the following new/revised Board Policies:

Policy # Policy Name Status
3223 Standard – Based School Counselor Evaluation New
6800 Transportation Revision

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

MOTION NO. 16-105 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(1) Work Session on August 9, 2016
(2) Regular Meeting of August 16, 2016

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for August 2016 as submitted:

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investment
(2) All Checks Report
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) FY17 Appropriations
(5) Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources
(6) Five Year Forecast FY17-21 and Assumptions

C. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to pay all 2016-2017 athletic and musical event workers from the respective special revenue or agency fund for positions not included in the supplemental salary schedule outlined in the FEA agreement.

D. Approval of the revised Statement of Purpose for the FHS Student Council as submitted.

E. Approval to accept the bids from Myers Equipment Corp. and Rush Truck Centers for a 78 passenger conventional school bus.

F. Approval of the 2016-2017 Cooperative Services Agreement between Fostoria City Schools and the Wood County Educational Service Center for the ED and MD Programs.

G. Approval to thank, and accept, the donation to the Jack and Carolyn Markoff Endowment Award Fund from the following:

1. Dr. Richard and Beverly Markoff, in memory of Robert Holderman

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

MOTION NO. 16-106 AWARD BUS BID
Ms. Stannard moved to approve awarding the bid for a 2018 IC Corp 78 passenger school bus to Rush Truck Centers at a cost of $82,838.

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

MOTION NO. 16-107 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. T. 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 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Carla Ballreich School Nurse (.52/20 hrs. wkly.) 09/13/2016

2 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Michelle Dohanyos Paraprofessional 09/12/2016
Carla Ballreich Paraprofessional (10 hrs. wkly.) 09/13/2016

3 RESIGNATION - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Kevin Kramer Fifth Grade Teacher – FIES 02/28/2017
31 years of dedicated service to the education of youth (27 at FCS).

4 RESIGNATION - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Amy Blakely Junior Class Advisor 2016-2017

5 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Amy Blakely Co-Junior Class Advisor 2016-2017
Nora Lambright Co-Junior Class Advisor 2016-2017

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

MOTION NO. 16-108 ACCEPT CLASSIFIED RESIGNATION
Ms. Stannard moved to accept the resignation as full time paraprofessional from Carla Ballreich, effective September 13, 2016 (pending employment as part-time school nurse (20 hrs. wkly.) and part-time paraprofessional (10 hrs. wkly.)

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

MOTION NO. 16-109 DECA FIELD TRIP
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the JSHS DECA students’ participation in the Central Region DECA Leadership Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, November 18-20, 2016.

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

MOTION NO. 16-110
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the sixth grade students’ field trip to the YMCA Camp Willson, Bellefontaine, OH, October 19-21, 2016.

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS – None

MOTION NO. 16-111 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. P. Grine moved to go into Executive Session at 7:39pm for the purpose(s) of:

• consideration of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of an employee, student, or school official

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

At 8:58pm the Board members left Executive session. The President declared the Board back in session.

MTION NO. 16-112 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, Mr. P. Grine moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:58pm.

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

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