2017-01-07 Board Minutes (Organizational)

MINUTES OF THE MARGARETTA BOARD OF EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AND BUDGET HEARING ON JANUARY 7, 2017.

The Margaretta Board of Education met in Special session at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday January 7, 2017 at the Administrative Offices.

Mr. Lippert called the meeting to order with roll call:

Mr. Miller: present,
Mr. Schoenegge: present,
Mr. Sutorius: present,
Mr. Warner: present,
Mr. Lippert: present.

Motion by Mr. Warner, seconded by Mr. Sutorius to nominate Mr. Lippert to be President of the Board of Education for calendar year 2017; no other nominations were made. Roll Call: Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Miller, seconded by Mr. Warner to nominate Mr. Schoenegge as Vice-President of the Board of Education for calendar year 2017; no other nominations were made. Roll Call: Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye; Mr. Schoenegge: abstain, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Lippert, seconded by Mr. Warner to appoint Mr. Miller as Legislative Liaison for Ohio School Boards Association; Roll call: Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: abstain, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Miller, seconded by Mr. Schoenegge, to appoint Mr. Lippert as Alternate Legislative Liaison for the Ohio School Boards Association; Roll call: Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Upon a discussion amongst the Board members, it was agreed that the regular meetings would continue to be held on the third Monday of the month, with the exception of January 30, June 28, and September 27, 2017. However, it was decided to meet at 6:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m.

Motion by Mr. Miller, seconded by Mr. Sutorius, to approve Board Resolution 16-17-25, to set the Regular Meeting dates for calendar year 2017; Roll Call: Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Treasurer's Report:

New Business:

Motion by Mr. Warner, seconded by Mr. Sutorius to adopt Resolution No. 16-17-26 to authorize the Treasurer to pay bills as they are presented, provided funds are available and duly appropriated and reported monthly to the Board for calendar year 2017. Roll Call: Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Warner, seconded by Mr. Miller, to adopt Resolution No. 16-17-27 to authorize the Board President and the Treasurer to borrow funds if the need arises during calendar year 2017; Roll Call: Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Warner, seconded by Mr. Sutorius, to adopt Resolution No. 16-17-28 to authorize the Treasurer to invest funds held in trust and for the purpose intended when surplus funds exist for calendar year 2017; Roll Call: Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Sutorius, seconded by Mr. Schoenegge, to adopt Resolution No. 16-17-29, to request from the county auditors from Erie and Sandusky Counties, to advance funds collected to the credit of the Margaretta Local School District pursuant to ORC Section 321.34 for calendar year 2017; Roll Call: Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Warner, seconded by Mr. Miller, to adopt Resolution No. 16-17-30 to authorize the Superintendent to approve staff attendance at workshops and meetings held within the State during calendar year 2017; Roll Call: Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Warner, seconded by Mr. Schoenegge, to adopt Resolution No. 16-17-31 to authorize the Superintendent to approve special transportation trip request within the State during calendar year 2017; Roll Call: Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Schoenegge, seconded by Mr. Sutorius, to adopt Resolution No. 16-17-32 to participate in all current Federal and State Programs and solicit public input regarding the use of funds and services provided for the school year 2017-18; Roll Call: Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Budget Hearing for Fiscal Year 2017-18:

Motion by Mr. Schoenegge, seconded by Mr. Warner, to adopt Board Resolution Number 16-17-33, to approve the Tax Budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18 and provide public input and inspection; Roll Call: Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

Motion by Mr. Miller, seconded by Mr. Sutorius to adjourn the Organizational Meeting; Roll Call: Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mrs. Sutorius: aye; Mr. Warner: aye, Mr. Lippert: aye.

At 10:26 a.m. the Organizational Meeting adjourned

Respectfully Submitted

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Elmer Lippert
Board President

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Jude T. Hammond
Treasurer

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