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2019-01-07 - Board Minutes

The Fostoria Board of Education met for a regular meeting at 6:04 p.m. on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 6:04 p.m. at the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School.

The meeting was called to order by President Dr. Thomas Guernsey with the following members present: Mr. P. Grine, Mr. T. Grine, Mrs. Kauffman, Ms. Stannard, and Dr. Guernsey.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE & MOMENT OF SILENCE

RECOGNITION OF SPECIAL GUESTS
a. Anthony Thompson for serving on the Vanguard-Sentinel Board

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON AGENDA ITEMS-none

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

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

MOTION NO. 19-012 TREASURER RECOMMENDATIONS:
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following Treasurer recommendations:

A. Approval of the minutes from the following Board of Education meetings:
(1) Work Session/Meeting – December 10, 2018
(2) Regular Meeting – December 17, 2018

B. Approval of the following Financial Statements for December 2018 as submitted:
(1) Cash Reconciliation
(2) FINSUM (Financial Summary)
(3) General Fund Report
(4) All Checks Report
(5) FY19 Amended Appropriations
(6) FY19 Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources
(7) Appropriations Summary

C. Motion to approve adopting the tax budget (FY 2020) by January 15, 2019, as per Section 5705.28 of the Ohio Revised Code, and be submitted to the Seneca County Auditor by January 20, 2019, as per section 5705.30 of the Ohio Revised Code.

D. Motion to approve the payment of a stipend for being a classroom mentor to a student teacher as listed (funds come from the respective university):

Lori Mathia $75.00 Heidelberg University

E. Motion to accept and thank the following donations:

(1) $500 from Ellen Gatrell to the Choir Activity Fund
(2) $500 from Ellen Gatrell to the Band Activity Fund
(3) $150 from Jason and Amanda Markoff to the Jack and Carolyn Markoff Award Endowment Fund
(4) $196.40 from John and Bobbye Haughawout to the Jack and Carolyn Markoff Award Endowment Fund
(5) $25 from Club Thread
(6) $500 from The Paul and Margo Charitable Fund (Paul Joseph Hooker and Nadine Margo Hooker) to the Jack and Carolyn Markoff Award Endowment Fund

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

MOTION NO. 19-013 SUPERINTENDENT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Mr. P. Grine moved to approve the following Superintendent recommendations:

A. Approval of the following personnel items:
*Pending all certification/paperwork is completed, pay per negotiated agreement.

1 EMPLOYMENT-CLASSIFIED SUBSTITUTE
Individual Position Effective
Ryan (Chris) Bush Bus Driver 1/07/2019
Ryan (Chris) Bush Custodian 1/07/2019
Ryan (Chris) Bush Food Van Driver 1/07/2019

2 EMPLOYMENT - SUPPLEMENTAL
Individual Position Effective
Meghan Davis Building Level
Computer Coordinator 1/07/2019
Sandra Ellis LPDC Committee 9/17/2018
Christina Frederick Building Level
Computer Coordinator 1/07/2019
Aaron Weidner Building Level
Computer Coordinator 1/07/2019
Shannon Woodward Building Level
Computer Coordinator 1/07/2019

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

MOTION NO. 19-014 SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH NORTH POINT EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER
Mr. T. Grine moved to approve the 2018-2019 Service Agreement between North Point Educational Service Center Governing Board and the Board of Education of the Fostoria City Schools.

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

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS - none

MOTION NO. 19-015 EXECUTIVE SESSION
Mrs. Kauffman moved to go into Executive Session at 6:25 p.m. for the purpose(s) of:

• investigate charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee, or student unless such employee, official, licensee or student requests a public meeting; except that consideration of the discipline of a Board member for conduct related to the performance of his/her duties or his/her removal from office shall not be held in executive session

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

At 7:30 p.m. the Board members left Executive Session. The President declared the Board back in session.

MOTION NO. 19-016 RESOLUTION NO. 19-01
Ms. Stannard moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 19-01
WHEREAS, the Fostoria City School District Board of Education heard the expulsion appeal of a student on January 7, 2019, Student A

WHEREAS, having considered all of the evidence presented at the appeal, the Board finds that on December 7, 2018, Student A was involved in a physical confrontation in the cafeteria and that Student A’s involvement in the physical confrontation constitutes a violation of the Student Code of Conduct #3 (assault) and #18 (fighting/rioting);

BE IT RESOLVED, therefore, by the Fostoria City School District Board of Education that it affirms the Superintendent’s issuance of an expulsion of 80 days to Student A

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Fostoria City School District Board of Education that it directs the Superintendent to notify Student A and his parent(s) of these findings and conclusion within two days.

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

MOTION NO. 19-17 RESOLUTION NO. 19-02
Mrs. Kauffman moved to approve the following resolution:

RESOLUTION NO. 19-02
WHEREAS, the Fostoria City School District Board of Education heard the expulsion appeal of a student on January 7, 2019, Student B:

WHEREAS, having considered all of the evidence presented at the appeal, the Board finds that on December 7, 2018, Student B was involved in a physical confrontation in the cafeteria and that Student B’s involvement in the physical confrontation constitutes a violation of the Student Code of Conduct #3 (assault) and #18 (fighting/rioting);

BE IT RESOLVED, therefore, by the Fostoria City School District Board of Education that it affirms the Superintendent’s issuance of an expulsion of 80 days to Student B

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, by the Fostoria City School District Board of Education that it directs the Superintendent to notify Student B and his parent(s) of these findings and conclusion within two days.

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

MOTION NO. 19-018 ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business Mr. P. Grine moved to adjourn the meeting at 7:38 p.m.

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

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