NEWBURY BOARD OF EDUCATION

PUBLIC INPUT and DIALOGUE AGENDA

Newbury High School Band Room

6:30 P.M., September 8, 2014

 

     I.     OPENING

 

            A.  Call Meeting to Order

 

            B.  Roll Call

 

            Arnold                Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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            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

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NEWBURY LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING AGENDA

September 8, 2014

Jr.-Sr. High School Band 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

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      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.    Presentation: Water Service Improvement Plans – Mr. George Hess

 

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

 

              A.  Testing – Mrs. Michelle Mrakovich

              B.  K-5 adjustment – Mrs. Cindy Tomassetti

 

      V.    Superintendent’s report:   The Move

                                                        Enrollment

                                                        Marching Band

 

     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 Joint Recreation Board

 

              C.  Newbury Music Boosters

 

      X.    Newbury Education Association report. 

 

     XI.    NEW BUSINESS

 

              A.  Recommend the Board:

             

                    1.   Approve the August 13, 2014, Regular Meeting minutes. (enclosures)

 

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

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    3.   Accept the following resignation (eff. 8/19/14).   (enclosure)

                                      Mr. Wallace Sonnie from the position of Educational Aide

                                                                                                  

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    4.   Approve the following Supplemental Contract Postings retroactive to

                          September 2, 2014:

                                      Jr. Class Advisor - 2

                                      Academic Competition Team Coach

                                      Jr. HS Student Council Advisor

                                      Lead Mentor

                                      Mentor Teacher (Training Required)

                                      Proctor – up to 2.5 hrs. daily to begin Sept. 8

                                     

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    5.   Approve granting the following supplemental contracts:

                         

                          Mrs. Angel Miller        Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [JS]

                          Mrs. Donna Connolly Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [MK]

                          Mrs. Donna Connolly Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [ND]

                          Mrs. Judy Knight        Resident Educator Lead Mentor

                          Mrs. Judy Knight        Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [MS]

                          Mrs. Judy Knight        Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [JF]

                          Mrs. Sonya Morris      Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [SM]

                          Mrs. Sonya Morris      Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [AT]

                          Mr. Tom Pokorny        Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [JC]

                          Mrs. Kathleen Harrison Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [TS]

                          Mrs. Kathleen Harrison Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [SA]

                          Mrs. Rebekah Bourquin Resident Educator (Entry Year) Mentor [ET]

                          Ms. Taylor Schildhouse  Academic Competition Team Coach

                          Mrs. Brianna Gillihan  Jr HS Student Council

                          Ms. Karen Adamic      Proctor 2.0 hr./day (Aug. 22 – Sept. 5)

                          Mr. Patrick Snodgrass Asst. Football-Step 5 ($3,589)

                          Mr. Jamee Gerrick Asst. Boys Basketball Coach-Step 4 ($3,458)

                          Ms. Jamie Smrdel        Asst. Girls Basketball Coach-Step 5 ($3,589)

                          Mr. Tim Glodowski    (Winter) Weight Room-Step 0 ($1,305)

                                                              (Spring) Weight Room-Step 0 ($1,305)

                                                              (Summer) Weight Room-Step 0 ($1,305)

                         

                    6.   Amend the action in New Business item #5 in the June 9, 2014, Regular

                          Board Meeting to hire Steve Mignogna as Girls Basketball Asst Coach

                          instead of Boys Basketball Asst. Coach for the 2014-15 season.

 

                    7.   Amend New Business item #12 in the August 13, 2014, Agenda to

                          increase Kristin VanderMaas’ hours for Home instruction from 30

                          to 45.

                         

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    8.   Approve a change in placement on the salary schedule for Mr. Justin

                          Lesesky from BA—step 7 to BA150—step 7 ($44,630) effective for the

                          2014-2015 school year.                                          (enclosure)

                                     

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    9.   Approve the following Educational Aide appointments:

                         

                          Ms. Jennifer Geiger of Painesville, OH, Elementary Educational

                                      Aide, Step 0 ($12.90/hr.)

                          Ms. Donna Temple of Chardon, OH, MS/HS Educational

                                      Aide, Step 5 ($14.28/hr.)

                          Ms. Elizabeth Fekete of Burton, OH, Elementary Educational

                                      Aide, Step 0 ($12.90/hr.)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    10  Approve the following supplemental transportation contract postings

                          retroactive to August 15, 2014:                              (enclosure)

                                      ACC mid-day                                             1.25 hrs.

                                      Perry Re-Ed mid-day                                 2.00 hrs.

                                      Work Study programs mid-day                  2.25 hrs.

                                      Jordak Pre-School mid-day                        1.75 hrs.

                                      Jordak PM                                                  2.50 hrs.

                                      West G & Millridge AM                            2.00 hrs.

                                      Regular route AM only                              1.25 hrs.

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    11  Approve the following supplemental transportation appointments:

                                                                                                         (enclosures)

                                      Belinda Fagan                   ACC mid-day   1.25 hrs.

                                      Cathy Bukovics                Perry Re-Ed      2.00 hrs.

                                      Betty Frenchak                 Work Prgms      2.25 hrs.

                                      Kim Battaglia                    Jordak PreSch   1.75 hrs.

                                      Peg Oram                          Jordak PM        2.50 hrs.

                                      Peg Oram                          West G Mlrdg  2.00 hrs.

                                      Dan Bushek                      Regular AM      1.25 hrs.

                                      Dan Bushek – up to 5.0 hours supplemental contract

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                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                  12     Approve the release of two students to Kenston Local Schools

                           for the purpose of transportation.                            (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                    13  Approve school year 2013-14 transportation reimbursement, per

                          ODE, in a total amount of $750.00.                          (enclosures)

                                                                                                        

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     14  Approve the yearly security and fire system monitoring contract for

                           fiscal 2015 with Gilmore Security at a cost of $2,516.04.  (enclosure)

 

                     15  Approve a contract with the Geauga County Educational Service

                           Center for the provision of Special Education services for fiscal 2015

                           at a cost for supervisory services in the amount of $69,385.02 to be

                           deducted from district foundation payments.            (enclosures)

 

                     16  Approve the Cooperative Agreement with the Geauga County

                           Educational Service Center for the provision of Comprehensive

                           Educational Programs and Related Services for the 2014-2015

                           school year.                                                                 (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     17  Approve renewal of an agreement with G.L.A. Water, Inc. to provide

                           hot water systems scale and corrosion treatment from 9/1/14 through

                           8/31/15 at a cost of $633.56.                                      (enclosure)

 

                     18  Approve a contract with The Flag Store for flag replacement

                           as needed.                                                                   (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     19  Approve an agreement with Re-Education Aspire for the admission

                           of a Newbury student at a cost of $120/day for the 2014-2015

                           school year.                                                                 (enclosure)

 

                     20  Approve an agreement with Beech Brook for placement of a Newbury

                           student in the Beech Brook Day Treatment Program 8/21/14 through

                           6/15 at a cost of $246.03 (reduced to $91.46 if student is Medicaid

                           eligible)/per diem.                                                       (enclosures)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     21  Approve a contract with Lee Jones of Novelty, OH, for Wilson

                           Reading Tutoring Services to a Newbury student at an hourly

                           rate of $50.00 not to exceed 180 hours in the 2014-2015

                           school year.                                                                 (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     22  Approve a revision to New Business item #25 in the August 13, 2014,

                           Board Meeting to reflect a reduction in the cost of SLP services by

                           $4,993.78.                                                                   (enclosures)

 

                     23  Accept notice from the Geauga County Educational Service Center

                           that 2014-15 school year Autism Behavioral Consultant services will

                           be for 10 days at a cost of $584.48.                           (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     24  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                           Center for Sept., 2014, Gaitway High School classroom costs for 4

                           Newbury students in the amount of $14,849.60.       (enclosure)

 

                     25  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                           Center for the first quarter 2014-15 STARS Autism Program in the

                           amount of $50,739.68.                                                (enclosure)

 

                     26  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                           Center for August, 2014, Transition Services for 3 Newbury students

                           in the amount of $2,000.82.                                        (enclosure)

 

                     27  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                           Center for Exousia ESY Occupational Therapy services in July, 2014,

                           in the amount of $734.76.                                           (enclosure)

 

                     28  Accept notice of payment to the Geauga County Educational Service

                           Center for August, 2014, Job Training Services for 5 Newbury students

                           in the amount of $3,605.83 and September, 2014, in the amount of

                           $4,071.07.                                                                   (enclosures)

     

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     29  Approve payment to Beech Brook for August, 2014, Day Treatment

                           services to a Newbury student in the amount of $640.22.   (enclosure)

 

                     30  Approve payment to Korenko Therapy Services for August, 2014,

                           physical therapy services to a Newbury student in the amount of $50.25.

 

                     31  Approve payment to Mrs. Cynthia Fellenbaum for 1.5 hours ESY

                           math tutoring services in August, 2014, for a Newbury student,

                           in the amount of $90.00.                                       (enclosure)

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     32  Accept notice from the County Board of Elections of ballot language

                           for the Newbury Local School District 8 mill Emergency Levy.

                                                                                                               (enclosures)                         

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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                     33  Accept the following donations:

                           Preston Superstore      $1500.00         for Newbury Athletics

                           US Bank Foundation  $  182.00         matching donation of Mr. and

                                                                                       Mrs. John Gingerich

                           Target                          $    25.04         Take Charge of Education

                           Target                          $    51.41         Take Charge of Education

                           Target                          $    96.99         Take Charge of Education

                           Geauga Cty Ag Soc    $  500.00         Band O Rama

                           Dr. Bill Thompson      $1123.55         Technology items

                                                                                                               (enclosures)                                     

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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XII.     EXECUTIVE SESSION TO REVIEW MATTERS REQUIRED TO BE KEPT

            CONFIDENTIAL BY FEDERAL LAW OR RULES OR STATE STATUTES.

 

            A.  Motion to enter into executive session

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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            B.  Motion to exit executive session.

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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XIII.    ADJOURNMENT

 

            A.  Motion to adjourn

 

                  Arnold          Blair             Gingerich        Munn               Sanders

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The next regular Board Meeting is Monday, October 6, 2014,

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