2017-06-20 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:04 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

The meeting was called to order by President Dr. 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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS- None

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS
ANDREW R. SPRANG, Superintendent
SUE E. LEHMANN, Treasurer

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

MOTION NO. 17-075 POLICY COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION:
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve adopting the revisions to the following Board policies as presented:

# Policy Policy Status
2464 Gifted Education and Identification Revision
8500 Food Services Revision

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.

MOTION NO. 17-076 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 of May 9, 2017
(2) Regular meeting of May 16, 2017 as amended

B. Approve the following Financial Statements for May 2017 as submitted:

(1) Cash Reconciliation
(2) All Checks Report
(3) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(4) General Fund Report - May
(5) FY17 Final Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources
(6) FY17 Final Appropriations

C. Approve the Temporary Appropriations for the 2017-2018 school year at fifty percent (50%) of the 2016-2017 expenditure levels.

D. Approval of the FY18 Student Activity Accounts as submitted.

E. Approve the following District Support Organizations for the 2017-2018 school year:
(1) Fostoria Athletic Boosters
(2) Redmen Club
(3) Redmen Music Club
(4) Class of 2018 Jr. After Prom Parents
(5) Class of 2019 Jr. After Prom Parents
(6) Elementary PTO

F. Approve payment of the 2016-2017 food service meal charges from the 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. 17-077 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

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

1 RESIGNATION - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Gary Powell Social Studies Teacher – JSHS 05/31/2017
Sommer Reed College/Career Advisor - JSHS 06/30/2017
Rick Renz Assistant Principal – FIES 07/31/2017

2 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Katie Smith Bus Driver 06/30/2017

3 RETIREMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Karla Grine Elementary Secretary 06/01/2017
Jane Stearns Paraprofessional – FIES 07/01/2017

4 EMPLOYMENT - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Brett Taylor Custodian 06/21/2017

5 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Amanda Biggert Speech Language Pathologist 08/01/2017
Alexandra Cheney 6th Gr. Math – FIES 08/01/2017
Erin Johnson Pre-K Special Education – Longf 08/01/2017
Abby Koerner School Counselor – Longf/Riley 08/01/2017
Katherine Palmer Intervention Specialist – Riley 08/01/2017
Brian Shaver Social Studies Teacher – JSHS 08/01/2017

6 EMPLOYMENT – SUMMER CERTIFIED (based on student enrollment)
Individual Position Effective
Meghan Davis Longfellow June 12-15, July 10-13, Aug. 7-10, 2017

7 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED – SUMMER and/or SUBSTITUE
Individual Position Effective
Lori Baldwin Summer Custodian, Custodian 06/01/2017-06/30/2018
Sheryl Sheets Summer Food Service 06/01/2017-06/30/2018

8 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Benji Cates Vocal Music 2017-2018
Brittany Eaches H.S. Marching Auxiliaries 2017-2018
Michael Headley Large Dept. Head – Science 2017-2018
Jeremy Smith PAC Coordinator 2017-2018

9 EMPLOYMENT – EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT DAYS 2017-2018
Individual Position Days
Shawn Earl School Counselor – JSHS 15
Abby Koerner School Counselor – Longf/Riley 15

10 EMPLOYMENT – LPDC COMMITTEE
Individual Position Effective
Jennifer Abell Admin. Alternate 2017-2018
Drew Bauman Admin. Alternate 2017-2018
Kelli Bauman Admin. Representative 2017-2018
Amy Baxter Teacher Alternate 2017-2018
Kori Bernal Admin. Representative 2017-2018
Cathe Bucher Teacher Representative 2017-2018
Sandy Ellis Teacher Representative 2017-2018
Jerome Haupert Teacher Representative 2017-2018
Sara Kaltenbach Teacher Representative 2017-2018
Mathew Swortchek Teacher Alternate 2017-2018

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

MOTION NO. 17-078 RETIRE/REHIRE KARLA GRINE
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the “retire/rehire” of Karla Grine as Elementary Secretary, employment contract effective August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2019.

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

MOTION NO. 17-079 AGREEMENTS
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following agreements:

1. Between Fostoria City Schools and Jane Volpe to provide student Occupational Therapy Services, as needed, effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

2. Between Fostoria City Schools and P.T. Services Rehabilitation, Inc., Tiffin, OH for therapy services effective August 1, 2017 through June 15, 2019.

3. Between the Seneca County Board of Developmental Disabilities and Fostoria City Schools for services provided to Fostoria students attending the School of Opportunity the 2017-2018 school year.

4. Between Fostoria City Schools and WSOS for the Early Childhood Program (Preschool) July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

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. 17-080 2017-2018 k-12 STUDENT/PARENT HANDBOOK
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the following handbook as submitted:

a. 2017-2018 K-12 Student/Parent Handbook

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. 17-081 SOCIAL STUDIES CURRICULUM
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the adoption of the following Social Studies curriculum:

b. myWorld Social Studies 2013, K-5 Ohio, publisher - Pearson Education, Chandler, AZ
c. Grades 4-6 Ohio State Specific Humanities, publisher – Pearson Education, Chandler, AZ
d. High School (7-12) Social Studies Curriculum, publisher – McGraw Hill Education, Columbus, OH

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. 17-082 BGSU STIPENDS
Mr. Thompson moved to approve paying stipends for the following certified staff for mentoring student teachers from Bowling Green State University (paid with funds from BGSU):

First Name Last Name School Building Amount
Liz Baugher Longfellow $ 148.75
Tara Costello Intermediate $ 74.37
Barbara Curlis Longfellow $ 148.75
Barbara Curlis Longfellow $ 148.75
Justin Depinet FJSHS $ 74.37
Jaclyn Hardie Longfellow $ 148.75
Kelley Hasselbach Longfellow $ 148.75
Kelley Hasselbach Longfellow $ 148.75
Michele Hollister FJSHS $ 148.75
Erika Hossler Intermediate $ 74.37
Christine Jennison Intermediate $ 74.37
Sara Kaltenbach Longfellow $ 148.75
Angela Kieffer Riley $ 148.75
Art Lewandowski FJSHS $ 148.75
Krista Lewis Intermediate $ 74.37
Cristy Linhart Intermediate $ 148.75
Brandy Madden Longfellow $ 148.75
Stephanie Marlowe Riley $ 148.75
Lori Mathia Intermediate $ 148.75
Deborah Melroy FJSHS $ 78.75
Lori Miller Intermediate $ 148.75
Dawn Morgart Intermediate $ 148.75
Kate Morookian Riley $ 148.75
Lisa Place Longfellow $ 148.75
Lisa Place Longfellow $ 148.75
Ashley Reinhart FJSHS $ 148.75
Sandra Reynolds FJSHS $ 148.75
Amanda Ross Intermediate $ 148.75
Deb Self Riley $ 148.75
Nancy Stone Intermediate $ 148.75
Janelle (Tanner) Hall Longfellow $ 148.75
Nichole Terres Intermediate $ 148.75
Terica Vaughn Longfellow $ 148.75
Peggy Ward Intermediate $ 148.75
Kelly White Riley $ 148.75
Shannon Woodward FJSHS $ 74.37

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.

Appointment of OSBA Annual Business Meeting Delegate for 2017:

Dr. Thomas Guernsey, BOE President, appoints Dr. Thomas Guernsey
as OSBA Annual Business Meeting delegate for 2017.

Appointment of OSBA Annual Business Meeting Alternate Delegate for 2017:

Dr. Thomas Guernsey, BOE President, appoints Mr. Tom Grine
as OSBA Annual Business Meeting alternate delegate for 2017.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 17-083 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mr. Thompson moved to go into Executive Session at 6:27 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. 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.

At 7:51 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The President declared the Board back in session.

MOTION NO. 17-084 ADMINISTRATOR SALARY SCHEDULE
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the Administrator Salary Schedule 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, nay; Mr. Thompson, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-085 CURRICULUM DIRECTOR
Ms. Stannard moved to approve employing Tera Matz as Curriculum Director, non-teaching administrative contract effective August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2021.

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. 17-086 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, Mr. Thompson moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:56 p.m.

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.

Treasurer
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