Lexington Board of Education
Regular Meeting
March 21, 2012
7:30 p.m.


1.    Call to Order: The President will call the meeting to order.

2.    Communications/Visitors:   The President will recognize any visitors to the meeting and  present any communications.  

Kaitlyn Swartzmiller, Student representative to the Board will present her report

Eastern Science teachers NASA presentation

Recognize the wrestling state qualifiers

       Financial Items:

3.    Minutes:  The President will call for additions or corrections to the February meeting.

4.    Financial:  The Treasurer will present the monthly financial report for February 2012.

5.    Recommend approval of “Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined by the Budget  Commission and Authorizing the necessary Tax Levies and Certifying Them to the County Auditor”.

6.    Recommend to adopt updated Schedule of Records Retention and Disposition.

7.    Recommend to terminate the Energy USA service agreement as natural gas provider as of June 30, 2012 and approve a new service agreement with Constellation NewEnergy (through MEC consortium) effective July 1, 2012 for a 3-year period.

       Motion by __________________, seconded by_________________, to approve items 3 - 7.

 Personnel Items:       


8.    Retirement: 

Accept the retirement of:    

Elaine Ruth  - High School English, effective June 1, 2012    

Susan Foster  - Eastern, 5th grade, effective August 31, 2012

9.    Resignation: 

Accept the resignation of the following personnel:    

Linda Collins   - Junior High academic challenge advisor, effective end of 11-12 school year    

Jeremy Secrist  - Junior High Principal, effective end of the 11-12 contracted school year    

10.   Employment: 

Approve the employment of the following personnel:   

Victoria Knuckles - Long-term sub, Eastern Elementary,  approximately April 23 through end of 11-12 school year, $100.00 per day 

11.   Eliminate the position of Assistant Superintendent, effective August 1, 2012.


12. Resignation: Accept the resignation of Levi Mowry, Technology Department, effective March 30, 2012.

13.   Employment: 

Approve the employment of:   

Martha Perry  - Food Service, 6 hour General help position, high school, effective 3/1/12   

Rhonda Tittle  - Recall as an educational aide at Eastern Elementary, effective retroactive to February 6, 2012

14.   Coaching Recommendation: 

Due to lack of numbers, the coaching contract for John Watkins, freshman baseball coach, will be cancelled.       

15.   Administrative Contracts: 

Recommend approval of the following administrator contracts:   

Dave Roberts  - Western Elementary Principal, two (2) year, 12 month contract at regular Elementary Principal salary and District Director of Special Education, one year supplemental contract, stipend $7,756   

Jeremy Secrist  - High School Principal, two (2) year contract at current regular HS Principal salary   

Jacque Daup  - Eastern Elementary Principal two (2) year contract at current salary and District Testing Coordinator, one year supplemental contract, stipend $3,707   

Lori Gottfried,  - District Technology Director, three (3) year contract at current salary   

John Harris  - Athletic/Activities Director, one (1) year contract at current salary   

Mike Ziegelhofer - Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent, two (2) year contract at current salary

16. Tuition Student:  Approve the following tuition student for the 2012-2013 school year: Tara Eaton - New Grade 12

17.   Substitute List:  Approve the Lexington substitute lists & the complete substitute lists dated 3/14/12  as presented by MOESC.

17.   Committee Appointments:

a. Athletic Board of Control (2)  _____________________________________

b. Music Board of Control (2) _______________________________________

c. In-Service Review Board (1) ______________________________________

d. Classified In-Service Review Board (1)  _____________________________

e. Technology Committee (1)  _______________________________________

f. County Tax Incentive Review Council (1) ____________________________

        Motion by __________________, seconded by _____________________, to approve items 8-16.  

17. Discussion Items:  

1.  Discussion of public relations/communications proposal  

2.  Draft of Financial Plan  

3.  Draft of 5-year Financial Forecast        

4.  Front & Center Turf proposal

18.   Executive Session:  Motion by ____________________, seconded by ________________,        to enter into executive session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official, or the investigation of  charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee, or regulated individual unless the public employee, official, licensee, or regulated individual requests a public hearing and negotiations.           

The Board entered into executive session at _________.        The Board returned to open session at ___________.           

19.   Adjournment:  Motion by ________________, seconded by ___________ to adjourn.