2011-02-21 Board Minutes

MINUTES OF THE MARGARETTA BOARD OF EDUCATION REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 21, 2011.

The Margaretta Board of Education met in regular session at 7:00 p.m. on Monday February 15, 2010 at the Administrative Offices.

Mr. Bodey called the meeting to order with roll call; all present, except Mr. Stark was absent.

Motion by Mr. Myers, seconded by Mr. Lippert to approve the minutes from the January 24, 2011 Regular Board Meeting; Roll call: all present ayes.

The Financial Report and Schedule of Bills

Mr. Hammond reported that the district is performing as expected for the first seven months of the fiscal year.

Board and Staff Reports:

No reports were given.

Public Participation:

There was no public participation.

Introduction of Additional Items to the Agenda:

Mr. Kurt requested that under Classified Personnel Action, to change Deb Cousino's effective date of hire as a custodian and her date of resignation as a bus driver to the 9th day of March.

Treasurer's Report:

Nothing to report.

Superintendent's Report:

New Business:

Motion by Mr. Rankin, seconded by Mr. Lippert, to adopt Board Resolution number 10-11-40, to approve the 2011-2012 School Calendar as presented; Roll Call: All present ayes.

Motion by Mr. Myers, seconded by Mr. Rankin, to adopt Board Resolution number 10-11-41, to continue the current inter-district open enrollment policy #5113 for the 2011-2012 school year; Roll call: All present ayes.

Motion by Mr. Lippert, seconded by Mr. Myers, to adopt Board Resolution number 10-11-42, continuing the current Drug Testing Policy for extra-curricular activities into the 2011-2012 School Year; Roll call: all present ayes.

Motion by Mr. Myers, seconded by Mr. Rankin, to adopt Board Resolution number 10-11-43, approving the 2011 Senior Class for graduation pending completion of all state and local requirements; Roll call: all present ayes.

Personnel Actions:

Classified Staff:

Motion by Mr. Rankin, seconded by Mr. Myers, to employ the following Supplemental contracts:

Carl James – Varsity Assistant Softball,
Mark Brooks – JV Softball Coach at L1, and
Larry Lippert - Assistant Girls Track Coach at L2;

And

Approve the following Student Teachers:

Kaitlin Riedmaier (BGSU) – Language Arts with Mr. Wise from February 8 through May 3, 2011; and
Chris Scherer (BGSU) – Intervention Specialist with Mrs. Kwiatkowski from February 11 on Fridays until 75 hours are completed;

Roll Call: Mr. Myers: aye, Mr. Rankin: aye, and Mr. Bodey: aye; Mr. Lippert abstained.

Motion by Mr. Myers, seconded by Mr. Lippert, to approve Troy Hansen as a volunteer for Softball;

Roll call: All present ayes.

Motion by Mr. Rankin, seconded by Mr. Lippert, to approve the resignation of Debra Cousino as Bus Driver, the employment of Debra Cousino as custodian effective March 9, 2011; and

Approve the employment of Jerry Enfusse as a Substitute Bus Driver;

Roll Call: All present ayes.

Old Business:

No pending matters to be reported.

Informational Items:

Mr. Kurt distributed to the Board Disciplinary Report to date for the High School. Mr. Kurt mentioned that disciplinary actions at the High School are down significantly from last year.

Mr. Bodey mentioned to the Board that Mr. Lippert will not be available to meet on the regularly scheduled meeting date, March 21st and he asked the Board if they would like to reschedule the meeting. Upon discussion, it was decided that the March Regular Board Meeting date will be moved from March 21, 2011 to the following Monday March 28, 2011.

Motion by Mr. Lippert, seconded by Mr. Myers, to enter into executive session in order to prepare for, conduct, or review negotiations with the collective bargaining units; Roll Call: all present ayes.

The Board convened into executive session at 7:17 p.m. with Mr. Kurt and Mr. Hammond present during the executive session.

Motion by Mr. Myers, second by Mr. Rankin, the board returned from executive session. Roll call: all present ayes.

Motion by Mr. Rankin, second by Mr. Myers to adjourn the meeting having no further business to come before the board; Roll call: all present ayes.

Meeting adjourned at 7:46 P.M.

Respectfully Submitted

Jude T. Hammond
Treasurer/Business Manager

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