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2017-07-25 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25, 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 Sprang, Superintendent
Sue Lehmann, Treasurer

MOTION NO. 17-089 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(1) Work Session/Meeting of June 6, 2017
(2) Regular meeting of June 20, 2017

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for June 2017 as submitted:

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investments
(2) All Checks Report
(3) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(4) Year End Report on General Fund
(5) Year End Report on Other Major Funds
(6) FY18 Appropriations

C. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to contract with Liberty Mutual Insurance for the district’s property, fleet, liability and violence insurance effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

D. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to contract with International Marine Underwriters for the builder’s risk policy related to the co-funded portion of the building project.

E. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to contract with Cincinnati Insurance Company for the builder’s risk policy related to the LFI portion of the building project.

F. Approve the annual renewal of the OSBA Policy Development Quarterly (PDQ)
e-newsletter.

G. Motion to thank and accept, the donation of the following items from St. Wendelin High School:
(1) Eight Smart Boards
(2) Two Small Smart Boards
(3) Two Smart Projectors
(4) Two NEC Projectors
(5) Three In Focus Projectors
(6) One Epson Projector

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. 17-090 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. T. Grine 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
Elizabeth Baugher Kindergarten Teacher – Longfellow 07/31/2017
Sarah Binkley 3rd Grade Teacher – Intermediate 07/31/2017
Rachel Blenman-Caldwell Asst. Instrumental Music Teacher 07/31/2017
Tera Matz Intermediate School Principal 07/31/2017
David Roth Elementary Music Teacher 06/30/2017

2 EMPLOYMENT - CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Megan Connor 3rd Grade - Intermediate 08/01/2017
Krystal Brant Kindergarten - Longfellow 08/01/2017
Roy Findley Elementary Phys. Ed. – Longfellow/Riley 08/01/2017
Jerome Haupert Elementary Asst. Principal/Dean of Students 08/01/2017-07/31/2020
Kristen Santos Elementary Music – Longfellow/Riley 08/01/2017
Amber Snyder-Giwah Title I Reading Intervention Specialist-JSHS 08/01-2017
Bryant Tela 6th Grade - Intermediate 08/01/2017

3 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Brian Oestreich Co-Varsity Golf 2017-2018

4 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Robert Crotty Co-Varsity Golf 2017-2018
Courtney Stanton Jr. H. S. Volleyball 2017-2018

5 EMPLOYMENT – EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT DAYS
Individual Position Days
Kelli Bauman Longfellow/Riley Elementary Principal 10
Kori Bernal Intermediate Elementary Principal 10

6 RETIREMENT – CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Anne Warriner Administrative Assistant 08/01/2017

B. Approve paying $5,500 stipend to Tera Matz, Curriculum Director, for additional duties as Resident Educator Program Coordinator for the 2017-2018 school year.

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. 17-091 2017-2018 BUS STOPS
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the following 2017-2018 bus stops:

10 BARCELONA DR CRC/PATHe NORTH CENTRAL ACADEMY
1001 Park Ave CROCKER & UNION NYE'S TRAILER PARK
1076/1099 COLUMBUS AVE CULBERTSON & CORY PARK & EBERSOLE
1135 COLUMBUS AVE CULBERTSON & LYNN PELTON RD @ FLECHTNER DR
1135 COLUMBUS AVE DILLON & DAVOLI POPLAR & AXLINE
1701 WALNUT ST/200 W JONES RD DILLON RD @ DILLON CIR POPLAR & CLARK
2385/2384 COURTLY DR E 6TH ST@STATE ST POPLAR & WAGNER
2468 COURTLY DR E FREMONT ST@STADIUM DR SANDUSKY & MAIN
2487 COURTLY DR E JACKSON ST@N POPLAR ST SANDUSKY & PARK
3435/3497 STUART RD EAGLE & MAIN SANDUSKY ST@BEVERLY DR
42ND & WOODWARD ECO & PEELER SENECA & FALL
430 N MAIN ST FIES NORTH LOT SPRINGVILLE & GORMLEY
4TH & MAIN FJSHS SOUTH DOORS SPRINGVILLE & PALMER
4TH & UNION FRANCIS & WATSON STEARNS RD@BAIRD RD
6TH & STATE FRANCIS AVE@ELWOOD AVE STEARS RD @ JAMES MARIE CT
884 COLUMBUS AVE GLENWOOD & OAKLAWN STUART RD @ JOSEPH DR
BARCELONA @ COLUMBUS GRANT & CENTER SUMNER & FREMONT
BRIDGES DR No Intersection GRANT & FREMONT TOWN & COLUMBUS
BROOKSIDE & LAUREL HIGH & POPLAR TOWN & TIFFIN
BROOKSIDE & MORNINGSIDE INDEPENDENCE & COUNTRY CLUB UNION & HIGH
BUCKLEY ST TENNIS CTS JEANETTE & VICKIE UNION ST & UNION CT
CAPLES & FREMONT LEWIS & PALMER US 23 & CARRIE LN
CENTER & UNION LINCOLN AVE@EISENHOWER DR VAN BUREN & SUNSET
CLEVELAND & WASHINGTON LYTLE ST & TERRY LN VAN BUREN ST@BURNHAM DR
COLUMBUS & NICHOLS MAIN & 6TH VAN BUREN ST@GLENVIEW DR
COLUMBUS & TIFFIN MAIN & CULBERTSON VINE & HART
COLUMBUS & TOWN MAIN & HISSONG W JACKSON ST@LEONARD ST
COLUMBUS AVE@FALL ST MAIN & HUGHES WESLEY CENTER
COLUMBUS AVE@S TOWN ST MAIN & JACKSON WEST RIDGE & STRATFORD
COURTLY & BROOKSIDE MT VERNON & JEFFERSON WESTHAVEN & ELMHURST
COURTLY & HAWTHORNE N COUNTYLINE ST@W JACKSON ST WHIPPY DIP
COURTLY & SOUTH N UNION ST@W HIGH ST WOOD & CLARK
COURTLY DR@FLECHTNER DR NAZARENE CHURCH PARKING LOT WOOD & SYCAMORE
WYANDOTTE ST@E FREMONT ST
Total Bus Stops: 100
*Stops will be added as needed for students with disabilities and on highways and rural areas

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

MOTION NO. 17-092 CONTRACT ADDENDUMS
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the contract addendum for the following individuals:

Jennifer Abell
Kelli Bauman
Drew Bauman
Kori Bernal
Mike Daring
Andrew Sprang
Michele Wolf

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. 17-093 CELL PHONE STIPEND
Ms. Stannard moved to approve paying a $50 monthly cell phone stipend to Mark Stratton for the 2017-2018 school year.

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.

MOTION NO. 17-094 BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES AGREEMENT
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the Board of Education entering into a Behavioral Health Services agreement with the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services for FY18.

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. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-095 RESIGNATION JEROME HAUPERT
Ms. Stannard moved to accept Jerome Haupert’s resignation from his 2017-2018 limited teacher contract as elementary physical education teacher and as teacher representative on the 2017-2018 LPDC Committee effective July 31, 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, aye; and Dr. Guernsey, aye. The President declared the motion passed.

MOTION NO. 17-096 BUCKEYE I.T. SERVICES
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the agreement between Fostoria City Schools and Buckeye I.T. Services for technology support effective July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.

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. 17-097 RESOLUTION NO. 17-04
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTON NO. 17-04

WHEREAS, Nelson Cousin is employed by the Fostoria City School District Board of Education as a paraprofessional employee;

WHEREAS, Superintendent Andrew Sprang has recommended that this Board terminate Mr. Cousin’s employment because of unprofessional and inappropriate conduct;

WHEREAS, prior to making the aforementioned recommendation, Superintendent Sprang afforded Mr. Cousins the opportunity to respond to the charges;

WHEREAS, this Board agrees with Superintendent Sprang’s recommendation to terminate Mr. Cousin’s employment;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, pursuant to Article 22 of the collective bargaining agreement between the Board and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Ohio Council #8, AFL-CIO, that the Fostoria City School District Board of Education terminate Mr. Cousin’s employment, effective immediately.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Fostoria City School District Board of Education directs the Treasurer to provide Mr. Cousins with written notice of this action.

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.

MOTION NO. 17-098 RESOLUTION NO. 17-05
Mr. Thompson moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTON NO. 17-05

WHEREAS, the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District (the “Board”) is undertaking an Ohio Facilities Construction Commission Classroom Facilities Assistance Program (CFAP) project and is proceeding with design and construction of a New 7-12 School and PK-6 Renovation/Addition, as well as related improvements (all of which is referred to as the "Project"); and
WHEREAS, Garmann/Miller & Associates, Inc., the Board's Architect for the Project, prepared the schematic drawings and related documents for the facility included in the Project, and the Construction Manager has reviewed the drawings and related documents for the school facilities and provided comments on the documents for conformity with the design phase submission requirements; and
WHEREAS, the Form Agreement for Local Funded Initiatives (LFI) document required by the OFCC to describe the locally funded initiative items included in the facilities was updated by the Construction Manager in consultation with the OFCC Project Administrator for the design phase submission and that document is included with the submission for the Project; and
WHEREAS, all of the comments have been reviewed and resolved with respect to the schematic design, and the Construction Manager has prepared a phase submission notebook for the project, following the OFCC phase submission requirements, including the updated LFI document; and
WHEREAS, the Board wishes to approve the schematic phase submission for the Project, as prepared by the Construction Manager, subject to approval by the OFCC;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District as follows:
1. The schematic design phase submission notebook for the new Project, which includes the documents prepared by the Architect and Construction Manager, the updated LFI document, and other required documents, as assembled by the Construction Manager, is approved by the Board, subject to approval of the OFCC.
2. The Superintendent and Treasurer are authorized to sign the OSFC Form Agreement for Local Funded Initiatives (LFI) document prepared for the new School Project, which is included in the design phase submission, based upon the design phase documents prepared to date and which includes the Locally Funded Initiative Funding Plan describing LFIs included at the buildings.

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.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - None

MOTION NO. 17-099 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, Mr. Thompson moved to adjourn the work session meeting at 8:02 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,
Treasurer
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