Regular Meeting

Wednesday, November 21, 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.

Kate Cropp, Student representative to the Board will present her report.

Financial Items:

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

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

5.    Approve the following donations:                    

1. $6,000.00 donation from the Lexington PTO ($2,000.00 to each elementary)                    

2. $83.00 donation from Two Cousins Pizza to Western Elementary                    

3.  $150.00 from Lexington Music Boosters to help purchase a projector for   Music Department

6.    Approve a premium holiday in December 2012 for the self-funded medical and dental program, for both the employees’ share and the Board’s share of premiums.

7.    Approve the employment of Nichole Potter as Accounting Assistant in the Treasurer’s Office, effective December 10, 2012 for the remainder of the 2012-2013 school year, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements.         

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

Personnel Items:       


8.    Maternity Leave:  Approve the extension of Michele Hock’s maternity leave from January 1, 2013 to February 27, 2013.

9.    Salary Adjustment: 

Approve the following salary adjustments:   

Kelly Kapucinski - BS + 10 to BS + 20        

10.   Employment:  Approve the employment of the following for the 2012-2013 school year:    

Marissa Lunt  - Power of Pen advisor, step 0                


11.   Retirement:  Accept the retirement of Betty (Neice) Logan, Western food service, effective  December 1, 2012.   

12.   Employment:  Approve the recommendation to hire the following for the 2012-2013 school year, effective November 1, 2012:   

Steve Lane  - Substitute bus driver    

Brenda Whitney  - Substitute bus driver      

Karen Worley  - Western kitchen supervisor, effective December 3, 2012    

Motion by __________________, seconded by_________________, to approve personnel items 8 – 12.     

Other Business

13.   Tuition Student:  Accept Tim Oakes as a tuition student for 2012-2013 school year and waive tuition per the senior parent moving Board policy.

14.   Coaching Recommendations:  Approve the following coaching recommendations:    

Jason Rice  - Volunteer assistant boys’ basketball

15.   Substitute List:  Approve the Lexington substitute list & the complete substitute list dated 11/5/12 as presented by MOESC.

16.   Recommend the Board of Education increase the following substitutes hourly rate due to the  January 1, 2013 increase in the State of Ohio Minimum Wage: substitute cafeteria employees and substitute transportation office aide will receive $7.85 per hour.

17.   Substitute Nurse:  Approve the enclosed independent contractor agreement for a substitute nurse, effective October 29, 2012.

Motion by __________________, seconded by _____________________, to approve item 13 - 17.

Discussion Item:        

1.  High School suspension policy proposal        

2.  Tax abatement update

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