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2012-01-09 Board Minutes (Organizational)

MINUTES OF THE MARGARETTA BOARD OF EDUCATION ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AND BUDGET HEARING ON JANUARY 9, 2012.

The Margaretta Board of Education met in Special session at 5:30 p.m. on Monday January 9, 2012 at the Administrative Offices.

Mr. Hammond began the meeting by administering the oath of office to the newly elected board members JoAnn McMahon and Kelly Kelble.

The Margaretta Board of Education members for calendar year 2012 are as follows:

Mr. Mark Bodey, Mr. Elmer Lippert, Mr. Steve Rankin, Mrs. JoAnn McMahon and Mrs. Kelly Kelble.

Mr. Bodey called the meeting to order with roll call:
Mr. Lippert: present
Mr. Bodey: present
Mrs. McMahon: present
Mr. Rankin: present
Mrs. Kelble: present

Motion by Mr. Lippert, seconded by Mr. Rankin to nominate Mrs. McMahon to be President of the Board of Education for calendar year 2012; Mr. Bodey called for any other motions; Mrs.Kelble made a motion to nominate Mr. Rankin as President, Mr. Lippert seconded the motion. A discussion followed with Mr. Hammond asking the Board would they want a roll call vote on the two nominations or a written vote taken. It was decided to have a written vote cast. The result of the election was four (4) votes for Mrs. McMahon and one (1) vote for Mr. Rankin. Mrs. McMahon was declared the President by election of the majority of the Board.

Motion by Mr. Bodey, seconded by Mr. Rankin to nominate Mr. Lippert as Vice-President of the Board of Education for calendar year 2012; Roll Call: Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mr. Bodey, seconded by Mr. Lippert to approve the minutes from the December 21, 2011 Regular Meeting of the Board. Roll Call: Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mr. Lippert, seconded by Mrs. McMahon, to appoint Mr. Rankin as Legislative Liaison; Roll call: Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.
It was determined that Mr. Bodey would be the Alternate to Mr. Rankin as Legislative Liaison for the Board.

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 23, and February 27, 2012.

Motion by Mr. Bodey, seconded by Mr. Lippert, to approve Board Resolution 11-12-32, to set the Regular Meeting dates for calendar year 2012; Roll Call: Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Treasurer's Report:

New Business:

Motion by Mrs. McMahon, seconded by Mr. Bodey, to adopt Resolution No. 11-12-33 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 2012. Roll Call: Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mr. Bodey, seconded by Mrs. Kelble, to adopt Resolution No. 11-12-34 to authorize the Board President and the Treasurer to borrow funds when the need arises calendar year 2012; Roll Call: Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye: Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mrs. McMahon, seconded by Mr. Rankin, to adopt Resolution No. 11-12-35 to authorize the Treasurer to invest funds held in trust and for the purpose intended when surplus funds exist for calendar year 2012; Roll Call: Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mr. Bodey, seconded by Mr. Lippert, to adopt Resolution No. 11-12-36, 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 2012. Roll Call: Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mr. Rankin, seconded by Mr. Bodey, to adopt Resolution No. 11-12-37 to authorize the Superintendent to approve staff attendance at workshops and meetings held within the State during calendar year 2012. Roll Call: Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mr. Lippert, seconded by Mr. Bodey, to adopt Resolution No. 11-12-38 to authorize the Superintendent to approve special transportation trip request within the State during calendar year 2012; Roll Call: Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Motion by Mr. Lippert, seconded by Mr. Bodey, to adopt Resolution No. 11-12-39 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 2012-13. Roll Call: Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Budget Hearing for Fiscal Year 2012-13:

Motion by Mr. Bodey, seconded by Mr. Rankin, to adopt Board Resolution Number 11-12-40, to approve the Tax Budget for Fiscal Year 2012-13 and provide public input and inspection. Roll Call: Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Superintendent's Report:

Personnel Actions:

Classified:

Motion by Mr. Rankin, seconded by Mr. Bodey, to approve the employment of Karen Keller as an Educational Aide effective August 30, 2011; Roll Call: Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

Informational Items/Correspondence:

Mr. Kurt mentioned that the Townsend Community School Board will be meeting on Thursday January 12, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room. Mr. Kurt asked the Board if they would be interested in having a work session to acclimate the new Board members with the status of the district. In the past, the Board has met on a Saturday morning in an informal setting to have an open and frank discussion on issues that the Board will be addressing in the coming year. The Board agreed that they will have a work session on Saturday January 28, 2012 beginning at 8:00 a.m.

Motion by Mr. Bodey, seconded by Mr. Rankin to adjourn the Organizational Meeting; Roll Call: Mrs. Kelble: aye; Mr. Lippert: aye; Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Rankin: aye; Mrs. McMahon: aye.

At 6:04 p.m. the Organizational Meeting adjourned

Respectfully Submitted

Jude T. Hammond
Treasurer

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School Board Members

Mr. Elmer Lippert, President

Mr. Kent Miller

Mr. Paul Schoenegge, Vice President

Mr. Brian Sutorius

Mr. Andrew Warner

Mr. Denny Mock, Superintendent

Mr. Jude Hammond, Treasurer


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Castalia, OH 44824
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