Regular Meeting

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

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 January organizational & January regular meeting.

  4.   Financial: The Treasurer will present the monthly financial reports January 2013. 

  5.   Recommend to accept the following grants and donations:

$600 grant from the Richland County Foundation Connections Fund for Central Pride Days         

$100 donation from Bob Lessick to the Junior High student activities                                                                     

6.   Recommend to approve contract with NCOCC for 2013-14 Internet Service, cost $64,423.60. 

  7.   Recommend to approve additional appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013:

019 9201 Richland County Foundation Grant - Central $600.00

019 9103 Wal-Mart Character Ed Grant - Eastern 500.00

200 9114 High School Student Council 2,000.00

200 9116 Chess Club 100.00

300 9115 Jazz Band 1,000.00

506 9013 Race to the Top Grant 21,594.83

516 9013 IDEA-B Grant 30,173.64

572 9013 Title I Grant 20,121.72

590 9013 Title II-A Grant 4,254.39 

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


       Personnel Items:


8.   Salary Adjustment: Approve the following salary adjustments:

                                   Julie Detlef                  -           MA + 10 to MA + 20

                                   Michelle Rastetter        -           MA to MA + 10

                                   Katie Guy                    -           ME to ME + 10                           

9.   Retirement: Approve the retirement of the following personnel:

                                   Judy Border                 -          Jr. High Science effective May 31, 2013

                                   Michelle Lillo              -         Eastern, grade 5, effective end of 2012-2013 school year

                                   Barb Durchik               -         Eastern, grade 5, effective end of 2012-13 school year                             

                                   Shelley Barber             -         Eastern, Intervention Specialist, effective end of 2012-13 school year                            

                                   Irene Gilbert                -         Eastern Art, effective end of 2012-13 school year                                                     

                                   Lori Gottfried              -         Technology Director, effective May 31, 2013  

10.   Resignation: Approve the resignation of:

                                   Dave Roberts              -           Western Elementary Principal, effective  July 31, 2013

                           Bill Ellsworth             -            District 504 Coordinator, 2013-2014 school year

                11.   Employment: Approve the employment of the following personnel:

                           Pam Coones                 -           High School OGT tutor from February 8, 2013 – March 8, 2013

  Judith Barasch             -           Tutor, Ohio School for Deaf, effective January 29, 2013, through June 30, 2013, $20.00 per hour        


12.   Retirement: Accept the retirement of:

                                   Tim Bridgeman                        -           Transportation, effective February 28, 2013

                                   Greg Montanya                        -           Jr. High Custodian, effective February 1, 2013 

13.   Employment: Approve the employment of the following pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements:

                                   Rhonda Miller              -           Transportation, sub bus driver

                                   Buddy Essick               -           Sub custodian, effective February 6, 2013

                                   Al Feaver                     -           Sub custodian

   Other Business:

14.   Coaching Resignations: Approve the resignation of the following coaches:                                                                                                          Jay Porter                     -           Boys’ freshmen soccer

                           Buck Morton               -           Head boys’ soccer coach

                           John Watkins               -           Freshmen boys’ baseball coach, effective February 8, 2013 

15.   Coaching Recommendations: Approve the following recommendation for spring coaches:

                                   Scott Hamilton             -           Junior high track coach

                                   Austin Javurek             -           Junior high track coach

                                   Jay Schmidt                 -           Junior high track coach

                                   Anne Petrie                  -           Junior high track coach

16.   Recommend approval of an in-service growth credit payment of 4% of the base salary, per the negotiated agreement, to Eastern Elementary teachers Michelle Lillo, Sarah Freundlich, Michelle Armstrong and Kayla Heimann for the successful completion of their project to develop a 5th grade Sun(shine) unit designed to assist 5th grade students in learning the core curriculum learning objectives pertaining to the sun. The unit is also used in conjunction with the 1st grade units that introduce the concept of the sun and how it affects the earth. The culmination of the unit is 5th grade students to share what they've learned through the Sun(shine) unit with the 1st grade students.

17.   School Calendar: Approve the school calendar for 2013-2014 as enclosed. 

18.   Field Trips:  Approve two filed trips for Mid-Ohio Pre-School on May 16, 2013.  Two hour trip for the AM class and a two hour trip for the PM class.  Rate would be $17.00 per hour.

19.   Recommend the purchase of one (1) special needs bus from Cardinal Bus Sales. Purchase price includes trade-in and extended engine warranty, $94,646.00 (IDEA/B grant funds) 

20.   Tuition Students: Approve the following as tuition students for the 2013-2014 school year: 

                                   Erin Ball                      -           New, high school junior, per contract following parent employed by school district

                           Chase Nelson               -           New, kindergarten, per contract following step-parent employed by school district

 21.   Recommend to adopt the enclosed Board Policy revisions  

 22. Student Summer Employment: Request permission to employ four (4) summer maintenance employees and two (2) summer employees for help in the technology department. 

 23.   Substitute Lists: Approve the Lexington substitute lists & the complete substitute list dated 1/18/13, 2/1/13 and 2/15/13 as presented by MOESC.

 24.   Tutor List: Approve the revised tutor list provided by MOESC dated 1/31/13.

      Motion by __________________, seconded by _____________________, to approve items 8-24.  


          1.  Front & Center Turf proposal

  2. OSBA 2013 dues

  3. 3rd Grade Reading Guarantee


25.   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 ___________.


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