NEWBURY BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC INPUT and DIALOGUE AGENDA

Newbury High School Band Room

6:30 P.M., October 6, 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

October 6, 2014          6:30 PM

Newbury High School Band Room

 

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.    PRESENTATIONS:

 

              September Students of the Month – Cyndi Tomassetti

              September Students of the Month – Michelle Mrakovich

        

 

     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 prior to this meeting.  Presentations are limited to five (5) minutes.  A group appearing before the Board should select a person to speak for the group.

 

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

 

      V.    Superintendent’s report.

 

              A.  October 20 Board Meeting – Public Forum

 

              B.  State Legislation

        

     VI.    Legislative Liaison report.

 

   VII.    Student Achievement Liaison report.

 

  VIII.    Auburn Career Center report.

 

     IX.    Community reports:

 

              A.  Newbury Elementary Parent Teacher Organization

 

              B.  Newbury Boosters

 

              C.  Newbury Joint Recreation Board

 

      X.    Newbury Education Association report. 

 

     XI.    NEW BUSINESS

 

              A.  Recommend approval of the following:

             

                    1.   Minutes – Regular Meeting of  September 8 and Work Session

                          of September 22, 2014.                                                          (enclosures)

 

                    2.   Financial Reports for September, 2014.                                (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                     3.   Approve the following Bylaw and Policy revisions for first reading        

                           *indicates new Bylaw or Policy                                 (enclosures)

 

                     1530             Evaluation of Principals

                     2210             Curriculum Development

                     2430             District-Sponsored Clubs and Activities

                     2430.02*      Participation of Stem School Students in Activities

                     2510             Adoption of Textbooks

                     2520             Selection of Instructional Materials

                     3220             Standards-Based Teacher Evaluation

                     5223             Released Time for Religious Instruction

                     5330             Use of Medications

                     5336*           Care of Students with Diabetes

                     5830             Student Fund-Raising

                     6144             Investments

                     7540.02        District Web Page

                     7540.03        Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     7540.04        Staff Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     8325*           Receiving Legal Documents

                     8330             Student Records

                     8400             School Safety

                     8500             Food Services

                     8510             Wellness

                     8540             Vending Machines

                     8550             Competitive Food Sales

                     8660             Transportation of Students by Private Vehicle

                     9211             District Support Organizations                                                                                                                                                       

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                     4.   Accept notice of the following Administrative Guidelines and Forms

                           revisions to be recommended for adoption with the second reading of

                           Bylaw and Policy revisions in the November Regular Board of

                           Education Meeting.                                                    (enclosures)

 

                     1530             Standards-Based Principal Evaluation

                     2623D          Ethical Use of Assessments Standards

                     5111.01        Homeless Students

                     5330             Use of Medications

                     5330A          Emergency Medication

                     5340A          Student Accident/Illness

                     5340B          Health Emergencies and First Aid Care

                     5830             Student Fund-Raising

                     7540.03        Student Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     7540.04        Staff Education Technology Acceptable Use

                     8310C          Receipt of Legal Documents Delete

                     8325*           Receipt of Legal Documents

                     8500*           Food and Beverage Sales

                     8500A          Nutritional Guidelines

                     8660             Transportation of Students by Private Vehicle

                     9160C          504/ADA Complaint Procedures

                                          Forms

                     5330 F1        Authorization for Prescribed Medication

                     5336 F1*      Employee Training to Provide Diabetes Care

                     7540.03 F1   Student Ed Technology Acceptable Use

                     8330 F9        Annual Notification to Parents re Student Records                    

                    

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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

           

 

                     5.   Approve the revised 2014-2015 Support Staff Substitute List as

                           presented.                                                                    (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                     6.   Approve the following postings retroactive to September 26, 2014:

                                       Intervention Specialist having familiarity with 1st Grade

                                       special needs requirements to provide Home Instruction

                                       5 hrs./wk between 10/1 and 12/15/14 at tutorial rate.

                                                                                                               (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                     7.   Approve the appointment of Mrs. Kristin VanderMaas to the

                           1st grade home instruction posting of 9/26/14.

 

                     8.   Approve the appointment of Heather Bosher of Novelty, OH, to the

                           position of 2.5/hr./day @$10/hr. Proctor approved for posting in the

                           September 8, 2014, Board Meeting.                           (enclosure)

                                      

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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

 

           

                    9.   Approve a change to the Newbury Local School District 2014-15

                          calendar to move the final staff inservice day from March 20 to

                          January 20.                                                                (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                    10  Accept the release of a West Geauga student to Newbury Local Schools

                          for 2014-15 transportation.                                       (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

 

 

 

                    11  Approve the following staff to provide up to 10 hrs OGT remediation

                          at $35/hr. after contractual day (posted 8/27/14).

                          Mona Lieblich             Erin Tilocco             Jessica Lauro

                          Justin Lesesky             Anna Tribuzzo                      (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                    12  Accept a donation from Kinetico Water Systems of $500.00 in

                          Support of the Newbury High School Marching Band.       (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                    13  Accept the resignation with regret of Mrs. Cindy Kral from the position

                          of Administrative Assistant for purpose of retirement effective

                          December 15, 2014.                                                  (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                    14  Accept the resignation from the position of assistant (girls) basketball

                          coach from Ms. Taylor Schildhouse effective immediately 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

 

 

                    15  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for October, 2014, Gaitway High School classroom costs(for

                          3.5 students) in the amount of $14,085.00.                (enclosure)

 

                    16  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for Transitional Coordinator services in October, 2014, in the

                          amount of $3,488.56.                                                  (enclosure)

 

                    17  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                          Center for June 10 through September 5, 2014, EMIS Coordinator

                          services in the amount of $3,175.00.                           (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

                    18  Approve payment to Re-Education Services, Inc. of Mentor, OH. for

                          September, 2014, Day Treatment Services for a Newbury student

                          in the amount of $2,520.00.                                        (enclosure)

 

                    19  Approve payment to Lee Ann Jones for August and September Wilson

                          Tutoring services for a Newbury student in the amount of $1,050.00.

                                                                                                              (enclosure)

 

                    20  Approve payment to Korenko Therapy for September, 2014, Physical

                          Therapy services to a Newbury student in the amount of $201.00.

                                                                                                              (enclosure)    

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

 

                    21  Approve the purchase of two (2) indoor basketball/wrestling/volleyball

                          scoreboards (including wireless remote and receiver) from BSN Sports

                          at a cost of $8,920.00 on 9/11/14. Purchase made from Permanent

                          Improvement funds.                                                  (enclosure)

 

 

                    22  Approve the installation of  two basketball/wrestling/volleyball

                          scoreboards including purchase and installation of two 5’x 8’ angle

                          iron frames with steel crate covers by Hi-Lite Maintenance at a

                          cost of $4,000.00. Expenditure to be made from Permanent Improvement

                          funds.                                                                        (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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

 

 

                    23  Approve two Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) between the

                          Board of Education and the Newbury Education Association (NEA)

                          concerning Article VIII, Section 6, and Article V., Teacher Day, to be

                          effective for the duration of the current Negotiated Agreement.

                                                                                                           (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold             Blair             Gingerich        Munn                Sanders

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

 

                 

 

 

 

 

                     24  Approve moving the October 20, 2014, Board of Education Meeting to

                           the cafeteria at 6:00 pm and approve the addition of a Public Forum on                                                   the district’s financial condition and the November 4 Emergency Levy.

 

                  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 DISCIPLINE 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.    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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

XIV.    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 Public Forum is Monday, October 20, 2014, at 6:30 PM

in the Newbury cafeteria following the presentation of

the October, 2014, District 5-Year Forecast and Board of

Education business items beginning at 6:00 PM.

 

 

The next regular Board Meeting is Monday, November 17, 2014,

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