Regular Meeting

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

7:00 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.

Financial Items:

3. Minutes: The President will call for additions or corrections to the April meeting, the May 1 and May 17 special meetings.

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

5. Approval of the 5-year Financial Forecast.

6. Accept the following donations:

    1. $400 from Techman Sales Inc. for after-prom

    2. $2,804 from Lexington Academic Boosters

Motion by                         , seconded by                              , to approve items 3-6.

Personnel Items:


7. Employment: Approve the recommendation for the following personnel:

Evan Thomas - Art Teacher, Western & Central Elementary effective August 27, 2012, 1 year contract, step 2

Molly Morton - Elementary music, Eastern Elementary, effective August 27, 2012, 1 yeaer contract, step 2

Jacque Daup - Summer School Co-Director

Kathy Dinkel - Summer School Co-Director

Jean Griebling - Summer School substitute

Melissa Hassmann - Summer School substitute

JoAnn Maxey - Summer School substitute

Summer School teachers July 30 - August 16, 2012, with a stipend of $1,200.00:

Deb Ray (Computer Lab)

Michelle Shaffer

Tracey Heck

Stephanie Sauers

Annette Rush

Lynn Waterer

Cheryl Longnecker

Deb Lantz

Diane Wheaton

Michelle Smith

Kayla Heimann

Edwina Finley

If summer school enrollment increases, the following will be employed:

April Ford

Missy Betscher

Amy Stewart

Kelly Holder - High School summer PE, June 4 - 22, 2012

Gary Hinton - High School summer PE, June 4 - 22, 2012

Becky Young - High School summer PE, June 4 - 22, 2012

John Watkins - High School summer PE, June 4 - 22, 2012

8. Maternity Leave: Approve a maternity leave request for Melisa Stone-Watters from August 27, 2012 through January 11, 2013.

9. Salary Adjustment: Approve the salary adjustment for Gary Hinton from a BA to a BA + 10.


10. Employment: Approve the following:

Jeanette Berick - Food Service, 4 hour general help/cashier position at Central, effective 5/15/12

April Kaufman - Substitute athletic secretary, effective 5/24/12

11. Coaching Recommendations: Approve the following coaching recommendations:

April Kaufman - JV/Varsity cheerleading

Denise Benson - Varsity cross country

Anne Petrie - JV cross country

Becky Vargo - Jr. High cross country

Gary Hinton - Varsity assistant football

Ryan Knuckles - Varsity assistant football

Greg Nickoli - Varsity assistant football

Tim Scheid - Varsity assistant football

Jeff Strickler - Varsity assistant football

Tom Brownell - 8th grade football

John Watkins - 8th grade football

Mike Hamman - 7th grade football

Doug Basham - 7th grade football

Ryan Zahn - Varsity boys' golf

Troy Eichler - JV boys' golf

Mike Kathrein - Varsity girls' golf

Cheryl Longnecker - JV girls' golf

Buck Morton - Varsity boys' soccer

Pete Them - JV boys' soccer

Jay Porter - Freshman boys' soccer

Tyson Porter - Volunteer assistant boys' soccer

Ron Schaub - Varsity girls' tennis

Rob Michels - Volunteer assistant tennis

Bobbi Weaver - Varsity girls' volleyball

Tiffany Daup - JV volleyball

Sue Subich - Volunteeer assistant volleyball

Ellie Guth - Summer employee to assistant Athletic Dept.

12. In-Service Growth Project: Recommend approval of a stipend payment of 4% of the base teacher salary for a total of $1,216.96 to Michelle Lillo, Kayla Heimann, Michelle Armstrong, and Sarah Freundlich at Eastern for their NASA space in-service growth project.

13. Recommend approval of a one-year extension of the current Contract for the Shared Services of the Treasurer with the Crestview Local Schools and Mrs. Tina Bennett.

14. Recommend approval of the enclosed new Board policy regaring certified employees maintaining on file a valid educator's license.

15. Recommendation to enter into a contract with the John Stierhoff LLC. to maintain the landscaping at our High School, Junior High, Eastern and Central Elementary between now and the opening of the 2012-2013 school year. The total amount of this project is $5,091.00

16. Summer Employees: Approve the employment of Aaron Long and Isaac Banks (effective 5/14/12) to be employed for the summer of 2012 to work along with our maintenance department, primarily outside upkeep of the building and grounds of our district properties.

17. Class of 2012: Approve the graduating class of 2012, as presented by Mike Ziegelhofer pending successful completion of graduation requirements.

18. Tuition Students: Approve the following tuition students for the 2012-2013 school year:

Kaiya Payne - New, grade 4, Central

Kage Payne - New, kindergarten, Central

Payton Mills - Continuing, High School, grade 10

Samantha Basinger - Continuing, High School, grade 9

Carson Dunn - Continuing, Junior High, grade 8

Sloan Taylor - Continuing, High School, grade 9

19. Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy: Recommend approval of the proposed changes to the Acceptable Use and Internet Safety Policy. See enclosure.

20. Substitute List: Approve the Lexington substitute lists and the complete substitute lists dated 4/25/12 as presented by MOESC.

21. Renew membership with the Mansfield-Richland Area Chamber of Commerce for the period of May 1, 2012 through April 30, 2013 at a cost of $149.

Motion by                         , seconded by                            , to approve items 7-21.

Discussion Items:

1. Proposal for Preparation of GASB 34 Report

2. Use of athletic facilty

22. 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                                .

23. Adjournment: Motion by                         , seconded by                          to adjourn.