NEWBURY BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC INPUT and DIALOGUE AGENDA

Newbury High School Band Room

6:30 P.M., December 15, 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

December 15, 2014    

Jr.-Sr. High School Band Room

Immediately following Public Input and Dialogue Meeting  

 

     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.    PRESENTATIONS:

             

A.  November Students of the Month – Mrs. Michelle Mrakovich

B.  November Students of the Month – Mrs. Cynthia Tomassetti

C.  Career Technical Education 7-12 H.B. 487 – Mrs. Margaret Lynch Auburn     Career Center – Superintendent

D.  Geauga Educational Service Center Membership – Dr. Steve Young

 

 

     III.    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 are limited to five (5) minutes.  A group appearing before the Board should select a single spokesperson.

 

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

 

      V.    Superintendent’s report.

 

              A.  Career Technical Education

              B.  GESC Membership

             

     VI.    Legislative Liaison report.

 

   VII.    Student Achievement Liaison report.

        

  VIII.    Auburn Career Center report.

 

     IX.    Community reports:

 

              A.  Newbury Black Knight Parent Organization

              B.  Newbury Music Boosters

              C.  Newbury Joint Recreation Board

 

      X.    Newbury Education Association report. 

 

     XI.    NEW BUSINESS

 

              A.  Recommend that the Board:

             

                    1.   Approve Minutes of the Work Session of November 12 and Regular

                          Meeting of November 17, 2014.                             (enclosures)

 

                    2.   Approve the Financial Reports for November, 2014. (enclosures)

        

                    Arnold        Blair       Gingerich             Munn               Sanders

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                    3.   Schedule Monday, January 12, 2015, at 6:00 PM for the Annual Budget

                          Hearing for Fiscal Year 2016 in the Newbury High School Band Room.

                         

                    4.   Schedule the Annual Reorganization Meeting for 6:15 PM on Monday

                          January 12, 2015, and appoint Marty Sanders to serve as President

                          Pro Tempore at the organizational meeting until the Board elects a

                          President.  The organizational meeting will be followed by the January,

                          2015, regular meeting at 6:30 PM.                                                                           

                    Arnold        Blair       Gingerich             Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    5.   Accept notice that there have been no instances of harassment,

                          intimidation, or bullying as described in ORC 3313.666 (B)(10) reported

                          in the months of August through December of the 2014-2015 school

                          year and that this notice has been posted on the district website. Also

                          accept notice that the ORC definition of harassment, intimidation, or

                          bullying does not cover the realities of these kinds of behaviors. Eight

                          instances of harassment during this time period have been reported by

                          the high school/jr. high school principal and Dean of Students.  These

                          instances fall outside the ORC definition but are being reported in the

                          spirit of the law’s intent.

 

                    Arnold        Blair       Gingerich             Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    6.   Approve membership dues for calendar year 2015 in the Ohio School

                          Boards Association including Electronic OSBA Briefcase subscription

                          in the amount of $4,254.00.                                   (enclosure)

 

                    7.   Approve 2015 membership in the Ohio School Boards Association

                          Legal Assistance Fund at a cost of $250.              (enclosure)

 

                    Arnold        Blair        Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    8.   Approve a correction to New Business item #9 in the November 17,

                          2014, Board Agenda to change Karisca Chambers coaching

                          experience to Step 2 ($3,197).

                                                         

                    Arnold        Blair        Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

                   

                    9.   Approve a posting for Assistant High School Principal retroactive to

                          December 8, 2014.                                                    (enclosure)

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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                    10  Approve the following supplemental contract appointments:

                                                                                     

                          Justin Caithaml     Asst. Drama Dir. (Spring) Music – step 0 ($1,957)

                          Phil Bucco             Volunteer Asst. Basketball Coach (girls)           

                                                                                                         (enclosures)

 

                    Arnold        Blair        Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

 

                    11  Approve release of a Newbury resident NDCL student to Chardon

                          local schools for Tuesday and Thursday PM transportation.

                                                                                                            (enclosure)

 

                    Arnold        Blair        Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    12  Approve the revised list of substitute wages, effective 1/1/15,

                          to reflect the change in Ohio minimum wage.          (enclosure)

 

                    Arnold        Blair        Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    13 Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for WIXEY Aide services October 27 – 31, 2013, at Jordak

                          and Newbury in the amount of $1,581.31.            (enclosures)

 

                    14  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for WIXEY Aide services November 3-21, 2014, in the

                          amount of $4,272.50.                                              (enclosures)

 

                    15  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for December, 2013, Gaitway High School classroom costs in

                          the amount of $11,515.70.                                        (enclosure)

 

                    16  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for Preschool services in October, 2014, in the amount

                          of $6,873.29.                                                              (enclosure)

 

                    17  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for PTA, OT, COTA, SLP, VI and APE Related Services

                          in the first quarter of the 2014-2015 school year in the amount

                          of $12,156.94.                                                           (enclosures)

 

                    18  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for Parent Mentor services in October, 2014, in the amount

                          of $112.93.                                                                (enclosure)      

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

 

 

                    19  Approve payment to the Mayfield City School District for a Newbury

                          student educated in the Mayfield Consortium Program in a reconciliation

                          amount for the 2013-2014 school year and including an estimate for the

                          2014-15 school year in an amount of $23,198.03  (enclosure)

                                                                                                           

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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                    20  Approve contracts with the West Geauga Local Schools for admission

                          and payment of excess cost per ORC 3323.14 and 3317.03 for five (5)

                          Newbury students.                                                                (enclosures)

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

                       

                    21  Approve payment to Beech Brook for November, 2014, day treatment

                          for a Newbury student in the amount of $1,646.28. (enclosure)

 

                    22  Approve payment to Korenko Therapy Services, Inc., for an 11/05/14

                          ETR Meeting, in the amount of $83.75.                   (enclosure)

 

                    23  Approve payment to Cynthia Fellenbaum of Pepper Pike, OH, for

                          6 hours of tutoring for a Newbury student in November, 2014,

                          in the amount of $360.00.                                         (enclosure)

         

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    24  Approve an estimate for the neuropsychological assessment of

                          a Newbury student in an amount not to exceed $3,370.00 (enclosure)

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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                    25  Approve the payment of a deposit of $300 to St. Denis Party Center to

                          secure May 28, 2015, as the date for the annual Top Ten Dinner.

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

 

                    26  Accept the resignation of Mr. Paul Toth as Dean of Students, Athletic

                          Director, Summer AD, and Asst. Football Coach effective June 5, 2015,

                          for the purpose of retirement.                                    (enclosure)

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    27  Accept a communication from the State Highway Patrol, Cleveland

                          Licensing and Commercial Standards District, commending our

                          transportation department for the pride and professionalism of

                          transportation employees in maintaining the school bus fleet. Note that

                          this commendation applies in large part to the work of Mr. John Sass.

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    28  Accept a presentation by Dr. Jarrod Tudor, Interim Dean of Kent State

                          University – Geauga Campus, regarding educational restructuring in

                          Geauga County.   

 

                    Arnold       Blair         Gingerich            Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

XII.       EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THE COMPENSATION OF AN EMPLOYEE.

 

              A.  Motion to enter 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

XIII.     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, January 12, 2015,

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

by the Annual Budget Hearing and Board Reorganizational

Meetings 6:00 PM in the High School Band Room