2017-11-18 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 4:01 p.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

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

Ms. Stannard and Dr. Guernsey were absent.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

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. 17-135 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 - October 13, 2017
(2) Regular Meeting - October 20, 2017

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

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

C. Motion to accept the following donations:
(1) $5,000 from the Eagles Club for the baseball/softball scoreboards.
(2) $250 from Dr. Richard & Beverly Markoff to the Jack and Carolyn
Markoff Endowment Award Fund.

D. Approve a supplemental contract for Cindy Sidle, not to exceed 25% of the annual administration fee paid to the district from the auxiliary service funds, for work relating to auxiliary services.

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

MOTION NO. 17-136 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. *Approval of the following personnel items:

1 EMPLOYMENT – EXTENDED SERVICE CONTRACT DAYS - 2017-2018
Individual Position No. Days
Julie Steinhardt School Psychologist 10

2 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Jeff Lorah Jr. H.S. Wrestling 2017-2018

3 EMPLOYMENT - VOLUNTEER
Individual Position Effective
Perry Buchanan Varsity Basketball Assistant 2017-2018

4 RESIGNATION – CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Megan Hossler Paraprofessional 10/27/2017

5 RESIGNATION – CLASSIFIED - SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Michelle Bishop Bus Driver 11-03-2017

6 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED - SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Jonathan Parsons Custodian 11/01/2017
Dallas Prater Custodian 11/01/2017
Lenny Theis Bus Driver 11/01/2017

*Pending all certification/applicable paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

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

B. Approve the employment of Kathy Grine as Home Instructor for 2017-2018, to be paid at the tutor rate.

Tabled until December.

MOTION NO. 17-137 RESOLUTION NO. 17-06
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 17-06

Whereas, the recent changes in the graduation requirements are very important to the Class of 2018, but not to future classes, the Class of 2018 graduation requirements will not be added to Board Policy 5460, Graduation Requirements and,

Therefore, the Class of 2018 Graduation Requirements will be posted on the District’s website and made available in the Junior/Senior High School offices for students and parents.

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

MOTION NO. 17-138 EXPENDITURES
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve expending funds for the purchase of meals, refreshments or other amenities for professional development, meetings, staff recognition, community events, service awards, student incentives and items for bereavement as a means to promote public health, safety,
morals, general welfare, security, prosperity and contentment of all participants.

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
• Erica Nigh a parent from the Bridges Academy voiced concerns regarding the bus that goes to the Bridges Academy. She feels it is behavior issues on both the students and the bus driver.
• Bridges will put an aide on the bus.

MOTION NO. 17-139 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. T. Grine moved to adjourn the meeting at 4:31 p.m.

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

Treasurer
President