2016-12-20 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:34 p.m. on Tuesday, December 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: Mr. P. Grine, Mr. T. Grine, Ms. Stannard, Mr. Thompson, and Dr. Guernsey.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

RECOGNITION OF GUESTS – Fostoria Intermediate School Certified Staff

A. Ohio’s State Board of Education’s 2016 Momentum Award recipients:

Kelly Bates Abigail Jackson Janine Riedlinger
Pam Berrier Christine Jennison Jessica Rosenberger
Sarah Binkley Jennifer Kopcak Amanda Ross
Rachel Blenman-Caldwell Kevin Kramer Lisa Rutter
Shannon Bozigar Krista Lewis Lisa Schermer
Laura Buchanan Cristine Linhart Jennifer Simpson
Lisa Click Lori Mathia Dawn Skornicka
Tara Costello Tera Matz Sheryl St. Clair
Abigail Durst Lori Miller Linda Stevenson
Brittany Eaches Dawn Morgart Nancy Stone
Sandy Ellis Jessica Ottney Nichole Terres
Pamela Engelmann Jim Parker Peggy Ward
Christina Frederick Trent Pessell Michelle Weber
Stephanie Golamb Kaye Racheter Miriah White
Erika Hossler Erin Reed Lori Wilken
Rick Renz Bethany Zambori-Sanford

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

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. 16-130 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(1) Regular Meeting of November 15, 2016

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

(1) Cash Reconciliation
(2) All Checks Report
(3) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(4) General Fund Report (November)
(5) Appropriations Summary
(6) Amended Appropriations
(7) Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources

C. Motion authorizing the Treasurer to renew membership in the Ohio School Boards Association for 2017 and to renew subscriptions to the BRIEFCASE and SCHOOL MANAGEMENT NEWS for 2017.

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

(1) Dr. Richard and Beverly Markoff
(2) Gary and Ellen Markoff
(3) John and Bobbye Haughawout
(4) Nicholas and Ashleigh Wirtner

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. 16-131 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

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

1 EMPLOYMENT – CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Denise Kirchner Fourth Grade – FIES 01/03/2017

2 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Ronald Fruth Bus Driver 12/21/2016

3 RESIGNATION – CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Vickie Gangwer Resignation 05/31/2017

4 RETIREMENT – CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Frank Rumschlag Maintenance 12/31/2016
32 years of service with Fostoria City Schools.
Jeanne VanBuskirk Paraprofessional 05/25/2017
30 years of dedicated service to the education of students.

5 RESIDENT EDUCATOR MENTOR STIPENDS – 2016-2017 (paid in May 2017)
Mentor Stipend*
Kelly Bates $500
Christina Frederick $500
Kelley Hasselbach $500
Mike Headley $500
Lori Mathia $500
Kandra O’Donnell $500
Amanda Ross $500
Dawn Skornicka $500
Ryan Whipple $500
Irene Banks $400
Kelli Bauman $400
Amy Baxter $400
Cathe Bucher $400
Angie Kieffer $400
Katie Mankin $400
Amber Mills $400
Robin Schumacker $400
Elizabeth Baugher $250
Meghan Davis $250
Christina Frederick $250
Mike Headley $250
Steve Kauffman $250
Deb Melroy $250
Amber Mills $250
Amber Mills $250
Lisa Rutter $250
Elizabeth Schermer $250
Elizabeth Schermer $250
Ryan Whipple $250
Carol Wines $250
Carol Wines $250
*Stipends paid from General Fund

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. 16-132 GARMANN-MILLER ASSOCIATES, INC.
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the agreement between the Fostoria Board of Education and Garmann-Miller & Associates, Inc., for Architect/Engineer services for the Fostoria City School District’s Building Project of Limited Scope.

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. 16-133 OVERNIGHT FIELD TRIP
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the overnight field trip for athletes to participate in the wrestling tournament in Defiance December 29-30, 2016.

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.

MOTION NO. 16-134 CRISIS PREVENTION INTERVENTION TRAINING
Ms. Stannard moved to approve paying Jenny Abell a $1500 stipend for providing staff with CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention) Training.

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. The president declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 16-135 SCHOOL RESOURCE OFFICERS
Mr. T. Grine 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, 2016 through August 18, 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. 16-136 ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
Ms. Stannard moved to set date/time, and nominate President Pro-Tem for January Organizational Meeting, and Regular January 2017 Board of Education Meeting:

President Pro-Tem: Dr. Guernsey

2017 Tax Budget Hearing Date and Time: January 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

2017 Organizational Mtg. Date and Time: January 10, 2017 at 6:15 p.m.

Regular January 2017 Mtg. Date and Time: January 10, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.

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.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 16-137 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. T. Grine moved to go into Executive Session at 6:50 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. T. Grine, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. Thompson, 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

MOTION NO. 16-138 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. P. Grine moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:14 p.m.

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. The president declared the motion passed.

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