NEWBURY BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC INPUT and DIALOGUE AGENDA

Newbury High School Practical Arts Room

5:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 13, 2014

 

     I.     OPENING

 

            A.  Call Meeting to Order

 

            B.  Roll Call

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

            P   A                   P   A                  P   A           P   A                  P   A

 

            C.  Public Input and Dialogue (maximum of 30 minutes)

 

                  This public input and dialogue Board meeting shall be controlled by the presiding officer.  Any input cannot and shall not receive any Board action.                                                          However, before the Board will hear a complaint or criticism about school personnel, the complaint must be submitted to the Treasurer, in writing,                                    at least seven (7) days in advance of the meeting.  The employee will receive a copy of the complaint, and the process prescribed in Board Policy #9130,                                              Public Complaints and Grievances, will be followed.

 

            D.  Motion to Adjourn

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

            Y N A               Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEWBURY LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

August 13, 2014

Jr.-Sr. High School Practical Arts Room

At Conclusion of Public Input and Dialogue

 

This is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the school district’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting.  There is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in the following agenda.

 

        I.    OPENING

 

              A.  Call meeting to order.

 

              B.  Roll call.

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

            P   A                   P   A                  P   A           P   A                  P   A

 

              C.  Pledge of Allegiance

 

              D.  Additions or corrections to agenda.

 

              E.   Approve the agenda

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

            Y N A               Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

      II.    PUBLIC PARTICIPATION - This portion of the Board Meeting is open to those individuals who have requested in writing a place on the agenda at least seven (7) days in advance of this meeting.  Presentations shall be limited to five (5) minutes.  A group appearing before the Board should select a person to speak for the entire group.

 

     III.    Administrators’ reports and Board members’ reports and comments.

 

              A.  The Move: Administration

 

              B.  Staff Training – Dick Wagner

 

     IV.    Superintendent’s report: New Requirements

 

      V.    Legislative Liaison report.

 

     VI.    Student Achievement Liaison report.

   VII.    Auburn Career Center report.

 

  VIII.    Community reports:

 

              A.  Newbury Black Knight Parent BKP Organization

 

              B.  Newbury Joint Recreation Board      

 

     IX.    Newbury Education Association report. 

 

      X.    NEW BUSINESS

 

              A.  Recommend the Board:

             

                    1.   Approve the following minutes: Regular Meeting of  July 7 and Special

                          Meeting of  July 16, 2014.                                        (enclosures)

 

                    2.   Approve Financial Reports for July, 2014.               (enclosures)

 

                    3.   Approve the Blanket and Super Blanket purchase orders for Fiscal

                          Year 2014.

 

                    4.   Approve continued participation in the Ohio Schools Council and its

                          Cooperative Purchasing Program and  Lake Erie Educational Media

                          Consortium at a fee for the 2014-15 school year of $875.50. (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

                 

                    5.   Approve the list of substitute school support personnel for the

                          2014-2015 school year as presented.                         (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    6.   Accept the resignation of Ms. Tanya Tromp from the supplemental

                          contract position of Jr. Class Advisor -2 and approve the posting of

                          that position.                                                           (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

 

 

                    7.   Approve the following postings retroactive to August 1, 2014:

                                      Activity Coach/Coordinator or Coordinators for student on IEP

                                            up to 100 hrs in fall sport season/tutorial rate.    (enclosure)

 

                                      Full-time Educational Aide to work with Intervention Specialists

                                            to  provide services to students on IEPs

 

                                      Bus Driver, 2 hrs./day for 10 days, August 4-15      (enclosure)

                                            Summer On-Track Reading Program

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    8.   Approve the appointment of  Ms. Jennifer Fedor of Chardon, OH

                          as Title I Math and Reading Tutor 6.0 hrs/day, 4 days/wk at $24.00/hr.

                          (+ 10 extra days) and issue her a one-year contract at St. Helen School for                        the 2014-15 school year.                                          (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    9.   Approve service agreements with PSI Associates, Inc. for the

                          provision of Speech/Language Pathologist and School Psychologist

                          services for St. Helen School in the 2014-15 school year in the

                          amount of $42, 084.00.                                          (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                    10  Approve bus routes as proposed by the Transportation Supervisor and

                          authorize the Superintendent and Transportation Supervisor to amend

                          routes and stops as needed for the 2014-15 school year. (enclosures)

 

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    11  Approve the following appointments pending receipt of license where

                          applicable:

                                      Betty Frenchak                 Substitute Calling, $13/day

                                      Justin Lesesky                   LPDC Member-step 0 (posted 6/25)

                                      Mike Palermo                    Volunteer Asst. Band Director

                                      Scott Dinehart                   Volunteer Football Coach

                                      Anthony Corona               Volunteer Football Coach

                                      John Schwab                     Asst. Football Coach-step 5 ($3,589)

                                      Mona Lieblich                   Activity Coach/Coord fall sport season

                                      Mona Lieblich                   Summer 3rd Grade Reading Instructor –                                                                                     3 hrs/day for 10 days at tutorial rate

                                                                                      (posted 7/9)

                                      Pat Meagher                      Kindergarten Reading Prog Trans.

                                                                                      8/4-15, 2 hrs./day (posted 7/11)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A          

 

 

                     12  Recall the following from the Reduction in Force List and

                           issue each a contract as Proctor at 2.5 hrs./day @ $10.00/hr. for the

                           2014-15 school year.

 

                           Pat Meagher                                        Norma Gregory

 

 

                     13  Recall Wallace Sonnie from the Reduction in Force list and issue him

                           a contract as Educational Aide, 7 hrs./day (step 3, $13.74) for the

                           2014-15 school year pending receipt of appropriate license.

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     14  Recall Mrs. Judy Knight from the Reduction in Force list and issue

                           her a half-time (.50 x MA-30 step 12) contract as computer technology

                           instructor ($29,932.00) for the 2014-15 school year.

                          

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

 

 

 

 

                     15  Approve a one-year unpaid leave of absence under Article III,

                           Section J.1. General Leave, to Mrs. Sophia Berger for the 2014-15

                           school year as requested.                                            (enclosures)

     

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A            Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     16  Approve payment to the SMART Consortium of $2000 for 2014-15

                           membership.                                                                (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     17  Approve payment to FES/SOCS (- $2,063.88 eRate discount) of

                           $2,136.12 for web hosting 7/1/14 – 6/30/15.              (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     18  Approve the contract with Lennon & Company for the preparation

                           of GASB 34-look-alike Financial Statements for the 2014 fiscal

                           year in an amount not to exceed $1,200.00.               (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     19 Approve a contract, retroactive to 7/1/14, with Customers Electric Ltd. of

                           Willowick, Ohio, for the installation of a computer lab in room 212 of                                                      the elementary wing, in the amount of $7,792.19.                    (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     20  Approve payment to Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron for

                           educational auditory services 5/1 – 6/30/14 to a Newbury student

                            in the amount of $137.50.                                          (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     21  Approve payment to Ms. Lee Ann Jones for Wilson Tutoring

                           of  Newbury student, 6/24 – 8/5/14 in the amount of $1200.

                                                                                                               (enclosure)

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     22  Approve payment to Mrs. Cynthia Fellenbaum for 8 hours ESY

                           and July tutoring for a Newbury student in the amount of $480.00.                                                                                        (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     23  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                           Center for OT, PT, SLP, APE, and VI services in the 4th quarter of

                           the 2013-14 school year in the amount of $7,760.18.  (enclosure)

 

 

                     24  Approve the purchase of the following services from the Geauga County

                           ESC for the 2014-15 school year at the rates indicated:

 

                           120 days Psychologist services (Victoria Ware          $54,204.00

                           SLP services (Julie Parker)                                          $77,682.13

                           Educational Aide (Barbara Kachler Madachik)         $42,723.10

                                                                                                              

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     25  Approve payment for pre-contract work @ $250.00/day as follows:

                           Mrs. Cindy Tomasetti                                                 $1,250.00

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     26  Accept the following donations to be used to defray student fee

                           expenses.

 

                           Patricia and John Gingerich                                        $750.00

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     27  Accept the donation of service and materials from Mr. John

                           Gingerich in the amount of $309.54.                          (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     28  Accept the donation of school supplies from Maryellen Craven and

                           the Chester Twp. FOE #4521 at a value of  $200.00. (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     29  Approve the release for transportation of three students to Cardinal (1)

                           and Berkshire Local Schools .                                    (enclosures) 

 

                  Arnold          Blair            Gingerich         Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

                     30  Approve a contract with Dr. William Thompson as Technology

                           Coordinator at 20 hrs./wk. effective 7/1/14 and 12 hrs./wk effective

                           9/22/14 – 6/30/15

 

                  Arnold          Blair            Gingerich         Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

             

XI.       EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THE EMPLOYMENT OF STAFF.

 

            A.  Motion to enter into executive session

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

            B.  Motion to exit executive session.

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

 

 

XII.     ADJOURNMENT

 

            A.  Motion to adjourn

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

                  Y N A         Y N A              Y N A          Y N A               Y N A

 

 

The next regular Board Meeting is Monday, September 8, 2014,

at 6:30 PM in the High School Band Room.