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2017-03-21 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:08 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

The meeting was called to order 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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

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

MOTION NO. 17-036 POLICY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION
Ms. Stannard moved to adopt the following new and revised Board policies:*

Policy # Policy Title Action
BYLAWS:
0100, 0167.1 & 0169.2 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. P. Grine seconded the motion and on roll call the vote was: Ms. Stannard, aye; Mr. P. Grine, aye; Mr. T. Grine, aye; and Mr. Thompson, aye. The Vice President declared the motion passed.

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

MOTION NO. 17-037 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

A. The Treasurer recommends the following for Board action:

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

(1) Work Session/Meeting of February 14, 2017
(2) Regular Meeting of February 21, 2017

2. Approval of the following February 2017 Financial Statements:

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

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

MOTION NO. 17-038 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. The Superintendent recommends approval of the following personnel items: (All employment of personnel is pending completion of all required documentation/licensure requirements.)

1 RETIREMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Edna Coleman Paraprofessional 06/01/2017
17 years of service to students at Fostoria City Schools.

2 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Don Coughenhour Custodian 03/08/2017

3 EMPLOYMENT-AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Jason Holtzberger Baseball Base Coach 2016-2017
Jay Hossler JV Softball 2016-2017
Cynthia Ramsdell Asst. Musical Director 2016-2017
Gerard Rumschlag Jr. H.S. Boys’/Girls’ Track 2016-2017

3. Non-renew the following 2016-2017 Supplemental/Agreement contracts, Extended Service Contract Days, and Substitute Staff (including personnel hired in March, April, May, and June of 2017):

First Name Last Name Supplemental/Agreement
Jennifer Abell LPDC - Alternate
Yvette Anez Head Girls' Tennis, Girls' J.V. Basketball
Irene Banks High School Newspaper
John Bates Varsity Asst. Football, Co-Weight Training - Boys, Head Boys' Basketball
Kelly Bates Jr. H.S. Volleyball
Kelli Bauman LPDC
Mark Bauman Weight Training Coordinator - Girls
Amy Baxter LPDC, English Dept. Head, H.S. Student Council Co-Advisor
Kori Bernal LPDC
Amy Blakely Jr. Class Co-Advisor, H.S. Student Council Co-Advisor
Rachel Blenman-Caldwell Asst. Vocal Music Director, Asst. Band
Anitra Bolden Jr. H.S. Cross Country, Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Head Track
Jeri Brubaker Jr. H.S. Annual Advisor
Catherine Bucher LPDC, Senior Class Advisor
Pamela Burrow Special Ed. Department Head, Sophomore Class Advisor
Benjamin Cates Vocal Music, Musical Director, Asst. Boys'/Girls' Swimming, Boys' Tennis
Nelson Cousin Cross Country Coach, Asst. Boys'/Girls' Track
Sha Cousin Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball
Brandon Distel Head Wrestling
Shawn Earl Extended Service
Sandy Ellis Extended Service, LPDC
Kim Fant-Cousin Head Boys'/Girls' Cross Country, Youth to Youth Advisor, Boys'/Girls' Head Track
Courtney Fleming Freshman Class Advisor, Spanish Club Co-Advisor, Head Boys'/Girls' Swimming
Greg Fleming Varsity Asst. Football
Christina Frederick LPDC
Alexandria Gillis Spanish Club Co-Advisor
Kurt Gilts Equipment Manager
Amy Gosche Freshman Volleyball
Sarah Green H.S. Quiz Bowl
Annette Griffin Jr. H.S. Student Council
John Groth Varsity Asst. Football
Justin Gunka Varsity Baseball
Matthew Hauenstein Jr. H.S. Football, Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball
Jerome Haupert LPDC, Varsity Asst. Football
Michael Headley Science Department Head
Nate Heiser Asst. Wrestling
Alex Hersch Asst. Marching Auxiliaries
Erika Hossler Elementary Quiz Bowl
Eloise Ireland Jr. H.S. Basketball Cheerleading
Sara Kaltenbach LPDC Chair, LPDC
Heidi Kauffman H.S. Marching Auxiliaries
Steve Kauffman Extended Service, Head Band Director, Annual Advisor, Pep Band, Asst. Musical Director, Summer Band
Kevin Keckler Asst. Softball
Derek Kidwell Head Football, Co-Weight Training - Boys, Co - Jr. H.S. Athletic Director
Justin Kiser Jr. H.S. Wrestling
Nora Lambright Co-Junior Class Advisor
Jackie Lee Jr. H.S. Volleyball
Zach Leonard Jr. H.S. Wrestling
Arthur Lewandowski Social Studies Department Head
Thom Loomis Boys' Asst. Varsity Basketball
Krissy Lotycz Head Volleyball
Alicia Lovett Extended Service
Melissa Mason Football Cheer Advisor, Basketball Cheer Advisor
Amy Masterson Extended Service, Co-Advisor NHS
Deborah Melroy Art Club Advisor
Dustin Miller Jr. H.S. Football, Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball, J.V. Baseball
Craig Mintz Boys' Freshmen Basketball
Clayton Moore Head Softball
Brian Oestreich Head Golf, Math Department Head, Co-Advisor NHS
Traci Papenfus Asst. Cross Country, Asst. Boys'/Girls' Track
Erin Reed Asst. Volleyball Coach
Rick Renz LPDC - Alternate
Ali Root Jr. H.S. Cheer Advisor - Football
Gabriel Sierra Head Girls' Basketball, Co - Jr. H.S. Athletic Director
Dawn Skornicka Co-Elementary Student Council
Cydell Smith Jr. H. S. Football
Dustin Smith Boys' J.V. Basketball
Jeremy Smith PAC Coordinator
Kristen Soldner-Mehringer Extended Service
Tony Stahl Freshmen Football
Julie Steinhardt Extended Service
Amy Stultz H.S. Quiz Bowl
Mathew Swortchek TV Coordinator
Brett Taylor Jr. H.S. Football, Asst. Baseball
Tonya Theis Hi-Y Advisor
Janet Thibodeau Bowling
George Tucker Varsity Asst. Football, Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball, Asst. Boys'/Girls' Track
Teresa Vogel Extended Service, Jr. H.S. NHS
Michelle Weber Co-Elementary Student Council
Aaron Weidner Asst. Athletic Director
Veronica Wonderly Girls' Asst. Varsity Basketball

First Name Last Name Substitute/Summer Position(s)
Candi Baker Bus Driver - Summer
Chana Bank Custodian
Michelle Bishop Bus Driver
Judy Bowers Custodian, Custodian - Summer
Robert Brookman Bus Driver - Summer
Dana Brown Food Service - Summer
Tom Butcher Custodian
Cindy Clark Custodian - Summer
Tina Cook Bus Driver - Summer, Custodian - Summer, Food Service - Summer
Don Coughenour Custodian, Custodian - Summer
Mary Coughenour Bus Driver - Summer
Ruth Elems Custodian
Ronald Fruth Bus Driver
Dan Huffman Custodian, Custodian - Summer
Vickie Hunker Custodian - Summer, Food Service - Summer
Cindy Hunter Food Service
Lisa Huss Bus Driver - Summer, Custodian - Summer
Laura Johnson Food Service
Sandra Jurrus Food Service
Christina Lewis Bus Driver
Nicole Lopez Bus Driver- Summer, Food Service
Melanie Meddles Food Service
Kim Molter Custodian, Custodian - Summer
Elaine Oswald Custodian - Summer, Food Service
Brenda Pace Custodian
George Scott Custodian
Sue Senn-Coleman Bus Driver - Summer
Sheryl Sheets Food Service - Summer
Tracy Sheets Food Service - Summer
Katie Smith Bus Driver - Summer, Food Service
Joe Souder Bus Driver
Nicole Lopez Bus Driver - Summer, Food Service
Brett Taylor Custodian
Claudia Tate Bus Driver - Summer
Amy Ward Custodian, Custodian - Summer
Jonathan Ward Custodian, Food Service
Dorothy White Food Service

4. Non-renew the following 2016-2017 Contracts for Home Instruction (including personnel hired in March, April, May, and June of 2017):

Pamela Burrow
Alexis Heiser
Toni Lucadello
Sherry Roach
Amy Stultz
Peggy Ward

5. Payment of a $125 stipend to Cathe Bucher for serving as Resident Educator Mentor for the second semester of 2016-2017.

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

MOTION NO. 17-039 FIELD TRIP
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve High School football athletes to attend the Eastern Ohio Football Camp, July 11-13, 2017 in Sherrodsville, Ohio.

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

MOTION NO. 17-040 ADDENDUM AGREEMENT
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the Addendum to the 2016-2017 Agreement between the Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Fostoria City Schools (costs related to two FCS students at the Seneca County Opportunity Center).

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

MOTION NO. 17-041 CAMP WILLSON
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the sixth grade students’ field trip to the YMCA Camp Willson, Bellefontaine, OH, October 4, 5 & 6, 2017.

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

MOTION NO. 17-042 DONATION
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the donation of obsolete/excess district furnishings, i.e., teacher desks, metal cabinets, misc. tables and various chairs, to the Fostoria Learning Center.

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

MOTION NO. 17-043 2017-2018 SCHOOL CALENDAR
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following 2017-2018 School Calendar:

FOSTORIA CITY SCHOOLS
2017-2018
SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR

Wed.-Tues. Aug. 9-15 Entry Teachers' Program
Thurs. Aug. 10 Back to School Bash @ FIES, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wed.-Fri. Aug. 16-18 District In-Service
Mon. Aug. 21 First Day of Classes 2017-2018
Mon. Sept. 4 LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL
Fri. Oct. 20 End of 1st Grading Period

Mon.-Fri. Oct. 23-Nov. 3 Grade 3 English Language Arts Test
Mon.-Tues. Nov. 20-21 PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES - STAFF PD - NO SCHOOL
Wed.-Fri. Nov. 22-24 THANKSGIVING RECESS - NO SCHOOL
Mon.-Fri. Dec. 4 - Jan. 12 High School End-of-Course Tests
Wed. Dec. 20 End of 1st Semester

Thurs. Dec. 21 WINTER RECESS BEGINS - NO SCHOOL
Tues. Jan. 2 TEACHER REPORT DAY - NO SCHOOL
Wed. Jan. 3 School Resumes
Mon. Jan. 15 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY - NO SCHOOL
Thurs.-Fri. Feb. 15-16 PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES - STAFF PD - NO SCHOOL
Mon. Feb. 19 PRESIDENTS' DAY - NO SCHOOL
Fri. Mar. 9 End of 3rd Grading Period

Mon.-Fri. Mar. 26-Apr. 27 English Language Arts Test
Wed.-Mon. Mar. 28-Apr. 2 SPRING BREAK*
Mon.-Fri. Apr. 2 - May 11 Mathematics, Science and Social Studies Tests
Tues. Apr. 3 School Resumes
Thurs. May 24 Last Day of Classes for 2017-2018
Fri. May 25 Teacher Report Day**

Sunday May 27 COMMENCEMENT

1139.40 hours - FJSH 1080 hours - Elementary

*If needed, calamity hours/days made up using Spring break hours/days & adding to the end of the year.
**Teacher Report Day follows last student day.

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 17-044 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Ms. Stannard moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:28 p.m.

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