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2016-11-15 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:36 p.m. on Tuesday November 15, 2016 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

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

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

RECOGNTION OF SPECIAL GUESTS – Riley Elementary

Valerie Gaunt’s Second Grade Students:
Omuniq Armstrong
Abygail Bisson
Venessa Dunn
Ethan Ferguson
Royal Ferguson
Kadyn Fuerstenau
Kamari Johnson
Lilliana Keels
Anthony Kleinmark
Jakob Long
Ollie Mewhorter
Cristina Muhammad
Xzavier Nickens
Andrew Phillips
Lemarr Rickman
Unique Scott
Jazmine Sheridan
Lucas Smothers, Jr.
Isabella Snowden
Kaliyah Soals
Taevyn Talley
Mya Wilson

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS

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

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

MOTION NO. 16-122 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Thompson moved to go into Executive Session at 6:50 p.m. for the purpose(s of

• discussion, with the Board’s legal counsel, of disputes involving the Board that are the subject of pending or imminent court action

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

At 7:14 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The President declared the Board back in session.

After leaving Executive Session the Board tabled Item X on the agenda – the contract between Fostoria City Schools and the City of Fostoria for the provision of two School Resource Officers.

MOTION NO. 16-123 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(1) Work Session - October 11, 2016
(2) Regular Meeting - October 18, 2016

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

(1) Cash Reconciliation
(2) All Checks Report
(3) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(4) General Fund Report (October)

C. Authorize the Treasurer to issue a donation of $1,500 from the Board Service Fund to the Redmen Music Club for the purpose of defraying costs associated with the Thanksgiving trip to Chicago.

D. Approve the transfer of $1,400 from 018-9021 (JSHS Principal Fund) to 007-9550 (High School Scholarship Fund). These funds represent scholarships to be awarded at the end of the 2016-17 school year.

E. Approve the High Deductible Health Plan/H.S.A. to the list of health benefit plans available to employees and remove Plan Option 2 effective January 1, 2017.

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

MOTION NO. 16-124 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. *Approval of the following personnel items:

1 RETIREMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Lisa Marshall-Scott Teacher – FJSHS 05/31/2017
(31 years of dedication to the education of students)

2 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Eloise Ireland Jr. H.S. Basketball Cheerleading 2016-2017

3 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Justin Gunka Varsity Baseball 2016-2017

4 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFED
Individual Position Effective
Dawn Weiker Food Service II 12/31/2016

5 RESIGNATION – SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Amy Stultz High School Newspaper 2016-2017
*Pending all certification/applicable paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

B. Approve the unpaid status for the balance of maternity leave for Mallory Hefner, effective November 15, 2016, until released by physician.

C. Approve a 260 Day Secretarial 2 Year Limited Contract for Kelly West effective December 9, 2016 – December 8, 2018.

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

MOTION NO. 16-125 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING AND ADDENDA
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following:

A. The Memorandum of Understanding between the Fostoria Board of Education and AFSCME Local #1945 as submitted.

B. The Memorandum of Understanding between the Fostoria Board of Education and Fostoria Education Association as submitted.

C. The addenda to the employment contracts of Andrew Sprang, Sue Lehmann, Jennifer Abell, Drew Bauman, Michael Daring, Michele Wolf, Aaron Weidner, Tera Matz, Rick Renz, Kori Bernal, Kelli Bauman, Jeremy Smith, Holly Reinbolt, David Hossler, Alicia Swartzmiller as submitted.

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 PARTICIPAATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 16-126 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Thompson moved to go into Executive Session at 7:21 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

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

At 7:44 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The President declared the Board back in session.

MOTION NO. 16-127 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, Mr. Thompson moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:24 p.m.

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.
XIV. Motion for Adjournment

Treasurer

President

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