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2017-02-21 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a Regular Meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

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

Dr. Guernsey was absent.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS

A. 2017 Martin Luther King Essay Contest Winners:
Introduced by Mrs. Matz, Intermediate School Principal

Elijah Kiser 5th grade
Roberto Tovias 5th grade
Mazzy Hamilton 6th grade

Dr. Guernsey joined the meeting at 6:09 p.m.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

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

*At this time, members of the public wishing to leave may do so.

MOTION NO. 17-021 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 Title Action
BYLAWS:
0100, 0167 & 0169.02 Definitions, Use of Electronic Mail/Text Messages & Open Meetings/Sunshine Law Revision
1530 Evaluation of Principals and other Administrators Revision
1619/ 3419,4419 Group Health Plans New/Revision
1619.02, 3419.02, 4419.02 Privacy Protections of Fully Insured Group Health Plans Revisions
1619.03, 3419.03, 4419.03 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act New
2460 Special Education Revision
3220 Standards-Based Teacher Evaluation
Revision
3223 Standards-Based School Counselor Evaluation Revision
5830 Student Fund-Raising Revision
6605 Crowdfunding New
8330 Student Records Revision
9700 Relations with Special Interest Groups Revision

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

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, and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-022 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

A. Motion to approve the minutes from the following Board of Education meetings:

(1) Budget Hearing, Organizational and Regular Meeting of January 10, 2017
(2) Meeting/Work Session of January 17, 2017

B. Motion to approve the following January 2017 Financial Statements:

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

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

(1) Harold and Barbara Firestine

D. Approval of the payment of stipends for being a classroom mentor to student teachers as listed (funds come from the respective university):
(1) Sara Kaltenbach $50 The University of Findlay
(2) Kelley Hasselbach $50 The University of Findlay

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. 17-023 RESOLUTION NO. 17-01
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 17-01

Resolution to accept the amounts and rates as determined by the budget commission, authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them to the county auditor as submitted.

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. 17-024 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

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

1 RESIGNATION - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Rachel Blenman-Caldwell Asst. Vocal Music 01/01/2017

2 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Beth Kiehl Bus Driver 01/27/2017

3 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFED
Individual Position Effective
Kim Molter Food Service I 01/17/2017
Lisa Molyet Bus Driver 02/21/2017

4 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Dorothy White Food Service 02/21/2017

5 UNPAID LEAVE - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Lisa Riser Bus Driver February 7, 8 & 9, 2017

6 RESIGNATION – RESIDENT EDUCATOR MENTOR
Individual Position Effective
Steve Kauffman Resident Educator Mentor 01/26/2017

7 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Benji Cates Boys’ Tennis 2016-2017
Nelson Cousin Asst. Boys’/Girls’ Track 2016-2017
Kim Fant-Cousin Boys’/Girls’ Head Track 2016-2017

8 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Anitra Bolden Jr. H.S. Boys’/Girls’ Track 2016-2017
Kevin Keckler Asst. Softball 2016-2017
Dustin Miller JV Baseball 2016-2017
Clayton Moore Head Softball 2016-2017
Tracie Papenfus Asst. Boys’/Girls’ Track 2016-2017
Brett Taylor Asst. Baseball 2016-2017
George Tucker Asst. Boys’/Girls’ Track 2016-2017

B. Approve a 225 Day Secretarial 2 Yr. Limited Contract for Ali Root effective April 6, 2017 through April 5, 2019.

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. 17-025 SUMMER SCHOOL - FJSHS
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the Junior/Senior High School 2017 Summer School, grades 7-12, schedule as follows:

Start Date: Tuesday, May 30th
End Date: Friday, June 30th

Time: Breakfast - 7:30 - 8:00
Class - 8:00 - 1:30
Lunch - 10:30 - 11:30 (two 30 minute sessions)

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

MOTION NO. 17-026 ARCHITECT/ENGINEER AGREEMENT (OSFC PROJECT)
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the Architect/Engineer Agreement (OSFC Project) between Fostoria City Schools and Garmann/Miller & Associates, Inc., Minster, OH 45865

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

MOTION NO. 17-027 CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AGREEMENT (OSFC PROJECT)
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the Construction Manager Agreement (OSFC Project) between Fostoria City Schools and Shook Touchstone LLC., Lima, OH 45805.

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. 17-028 CONSULTANT AGREEMENT (OSFC PROJECT)
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the Consultant Agreement (OSFC Project) between Fostoria City Schools and Four Seasons Environmental, Inc., Monroe, OH 45050

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; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-029 COLLEGE CREDIT PLUS
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the 2017-2018 College Credit Plus (CCP) program agreements between Fostoria City Schools and the following institutions:

1) Owens Community College
2) The University of Toledo
3) Terra State Community College
4) Heidelberg University
5) Tiffin University

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. 17-030 EMIS CONSULTANT
Ms. Stannard moved to approve employing Patricia Doty, on an “as needed basis,” for EMIS Coordinator training/consultation at the rate of $27.50 per hour, per time sheet submitted, effective February 13, 2017.
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, and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-031 NATIONAL DECA COMPETITION
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the trip request for DECA students to attend the National DECA Competition in Anaheim, CA, April 25 – 30, 2017 (# of students attending TBD following results of the State DECA Competition taking place March 17 & 18, 2017).

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.

PUPLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 17-032 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. T. Grine moved to go into Executive Session 6:38 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. 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.

At 6:58 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The President declared the Board back in session.

MOTION NO. 17-033 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Ms. Stannard moved to adjourn the meeting at 8:24 p.m.

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.

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