2014-09-15 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m. on September 15, 2014 at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

The meeting was called to order by President Anthony Thompson with the following members present: Mr. Grine, Dr. Guernsey, Mr. Sheak, Ms. Stannard, and Mr. Thompson.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENT REFLECTION

RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS – Rotary September Students of the Month

(1) Zendon Griffin – Senior
(2) Jada Hampton - Senior

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS Norman M. Elchert, Treasurer
Andrew R. Sprang, Superintendent

*At this time members of the public who wish to leave may do so.

MOTION NO. 14-101 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

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

(2) Work Session/Meeting of August 11, 2014
(3) Regular Board Meeting of August 18, 2014

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for August 2014 as submitted:

(1) Cash Reconciliation and Investment
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) APPRES (Permanent Appropriations)
(5) Amended Certificate

C. Approve the transfer from General Fund 001-0000 to Bond Retirement 002- 0000 in the amount of $104,613.15 ($98,423.15 principal and $6,190 interest) to cover the annual sinking fund payment for the Fostoria City School District Energy Conservation Facilities Bond, QZAB Series 2005 due September 23, 2014.

D. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to pay all 2014-2015 athletic and musical event workers from the Athletic account for positions not part of the supplementals in the FEA negotiated agreement.

E. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to transfer Fostoria City School District accounts from Huntington Bank to Old Fort Bank.

F. Approval authorizing the Treasurer to enter into a five (5) year depository agreement with Old Fort Bank.

G. Approval of the following FY15 PSSF account:

Activity Advisor Account Stmt of Purpose Budget - Revenues Budget - Expenditures
PSSF- Admin. Office Andrew Sprang 018-9032 X $ 500.00 $ 500.00

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

MOTION NO. 14-102 DENTAL PROGRAM
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the renewal of the Fostoria City Schools' Dental Program with Oasis Trust, effective October 1, 2013

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

MOTION NO. 14-103 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Dr. Guernsey moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. Approval of the following personnel items*:

1 EMPLOYMENT – CLASSIFIED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Cathy Dyer Food Service 2014-2015
Alicia Swartzmiller Bus Driver 2014-2015

2 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Yvette Anez Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Alexandria Gillis Co-Junior Class Advisor 2014-2015
Michele Hollister Freshman Volleyball 2014-2015
Chad Krukemyer Boys' Freshman Basketball 2014-2015
Brooks Lance Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Amy Masterson Co-Junior Class Advisor 2014-2015
Dustin Smith Boys' Asst. Varsity Basketball 2014-2015
Kristen Soldner IATeam – FJSHS 2014-2015
Carol Wines IATeam – Riley 2014-2015

3 EMPLOYMENT - AGREEMENT
Individual Position Effective
Nelson Cousin Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Rob Ellis Jr. H.S. Boys'/Girls' Basketball 2014-2015
Ryan Ottney Boys' Asst. Varsity Basketball 2014-2015

4 RESIGNATION - CLASSIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Dan Coppus Bus Driver 09-19-14
Gerd Scott Bus Driver 09-01-14
Alicia Swartzmiller Bus Driver 09-12-14

*Recommendations for employment of individual(s) is pending all required certification/paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

B. Approve the stipends, for additional duties for the 2014-2015 school year for the following personnel (paid from McKinney-Vento grant funds):

Individual Position Stipend
Andrea Dunn Family Liaison $5,000.00
Ali Root School/Community Liaison $1,500.00
Bethany Sanford Family Liaison $5,000.00
Kristen Soldner Family Liaison $2,500.00
Teresa Vogel Family Liaison $2,500.00

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

MOTION NO. 14-104 HOME INSTRUCTION
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following personnel item:

EMPLOYMENT – CERTIFIED
Individual Position Effective
Gayle Guernsey Home Instruction 2013-2014
Gayle Guernsey Home Instruction 2014-2015

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

MOTION NO. 14-105 MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING
Mr. Sheak moved to approve Memorandum of Understanding of the Agreement between the Fostoria Education Association and the Board of Education amending Article Eight Evaluation: 8.01 Ohio Teacher Evaluation System: C.2. Evaluation Procedure which shall remain in effect until June 30, 2016.

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

MOTION NO. 14-106 OSFC TO ESTABLISH SCOPE FOR CLASSROOM FACILITIES ASSISTANCE
Dr. Guernsey moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 14-05

WHEREAS, the conditional approval of the School District has lapsed and, as provided in Section 3318.054, ORC, the School District seeks a new conditional approval of the project; and
WHEREAS, Section 3318.054, ORC provides that a lapsed district may request that the new scope, estimated basic project cost (project budget), and estimated school district portion (local share) be established by the Commission; and
WHEREAS, the School District is requesting that the Ohio School Facilities Commission (Commission) establish a new scope, estimated basic project cost (project budget), and estimated school district portion (local share) of the basic project cost prior to resubmitting the ballot measures to the electors; and
WHEREAS, the project scope and estimated costs established shall be valid for one year from the date of approval by the Commission; and
WHEREAS, the district acknowledges the Commission recommendation that the district engage a design and construction professional to assist in the review of the information presented in the Facilities Assessment Report. The School District has provided any information available to aid in the identification of any areas of concern for conditions, which cannot be readily observed by standard assessment procedures throughout the School District's facilities and the School District acknowledges that the scope of services provided by the professional authoring the Facilities Assessment Report does not include invasive facilities and grounds investigation; and
WHEREAS, The School District acknowledges that neither the School District nor the Commission have control over conditions which are hidden or otherwise unknown at the conclusion of the assessment report and master facilities plan.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Fostoria City School District, Seneca County, Ohio requests the Ohio School Facilities Commission establish a new scope, estimated basic project cost (project budget), and estimated school district portion (local share) of the basic project cost for the Classroom Facilities Assistance project in accordance with the provisions of Section 3318.054, ORC. at the January 20, April 20, July 20 or October 20 Commission Meeting.

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

MOTION NO. 14-107 COOPERATIVE SERVICES FOR MULTIPLE DISABILITIES
Mr. Sheak moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 14-06

A RESOLUTION TO APPROVE THE COOPERATIVE SERVICES MULTIPLE DISABILITIES, EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED, ED POOLED STUDENT ATTENDANTS PROGRAM.

WHEREAS, the Wood County Educational Service Center, with the cooperation of the Division of Special Education, Ohio Department of Education, is effecting a more complete program of services for Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants; and

WHEREAS, the Wood County Educational Service Center will administer the Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants program, be fiscal agent, and operate the program in accordance with state standards; and
WHEREAS, the home school districts, in consultations with the staff of the Wood County Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants programs, shall be responsible for identification of children; and

WHEREAS, the home school district, in cooperation with the staff of the Wood County Multiple Disabilities, Emotionally Disturbed and ED Pooled Student Attendants program, shall be responsible for participation in the creation of the Individualized Educational Plan, the placement conference, and the annual review;

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Education of the Fostoria City SD approves the program outlined for the 2014-2015 school year and agrees to carry out the responsibilities and assume its proportionate share of shared programs costs.

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS- None

MOTION NO. 14-108 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Dr. Guernsey moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:35 p.m.

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

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