Regular Meeting

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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. 

      Energy/cost savings presentation by Energy Optimizers representatives. 

 Financial Items:

3.   Minutes: The President will call for additions or corrections to the June regular meeting and July 9th special meeting.

4.   Financial: The Treasurer will present the monthly financial report for June 2014.

5.   Approve to return an advance of $12,500 from 516 9014 IDEA-B Fund to 001 0000 General Fund.

6.   Approve enrollment in the Ohio School Comp Workers' Compensation Group Retrospective Rating program for calendar year 2015, annual fee $2,985.

7.   Approve to pay invoices from Spectrum Behavioral Solutions for services Jan-June 2014, cost $13,850. 

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


       Personnel Items: 


8.     Resignations:   Approve the resignation of 

           Chris Dekker - 2nd grade teacher at Western Elementary, effective August 1, 2014  

           Becky Sarbach - Intervention Specialist at the High School, effective at the end of the 2013-2014 school year

Personnel Items


9.   Employment: Approve the employment of 

      Chris Kmetz - Power Reading tutor, part-time, effective August 21, 2014  

      Ryan Burris - Eastern Elementary, grade 6, one year contract, effective August 21, 2014, step 0, pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements  

      Jeffery Meyer - Junior High, PE, one year contract, effective August 21, 2014, step 0, pending  successful completion of all pre-employment requirements  

                    Becky Sarbach - Special Education Coordinator, contract for the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 school years. 


               Summer school teachers July 28 – August 14, 2014, with a stipend of $1,200.00:  

                                    Missy Betscher                        Amy Richwine  

                                    Amy Stewart                           Stephanie Saurers 

                                    Shelly Knapp                            Cara Pelphrey 

                                    Lynn Waterer                           Annette Rush 

                                    Chris Berger                             Whitney Farrar 

                                    Deb Ray                                  Dani Merritt

                                    April Ford                                Edwina Brownell                     

                                    Cheryl Longnecker                   Kayla Heimann 

                                    Jessica Bookmyer - Summer school substitute 

                                    Shelly Getz - Summer school substitute                                                                                                                   

Administering the DRA tests for the 2014-2015 school year at the substitute teacher pay rate:

                                   Barb Durchik                           Michelle Lillo 

                                   Laura Pike                               Lora Norris 

                                   Lori Gottfried                           Heiden Eichorn 

                                   Lori Hoyt                                 Mallory Westerheide 

                                   Trisha Hughes                         Tina Parr 

                                   Jessica Bergman                      Heather Dillon                                 

10.   Leave of absence: Approve a one year leave of absence without pay (2014-2015) for Christy Thomas, third grade teacher at Western Elementary. 

 Other Business 


11.   Employment: Approve the employment of Steve Boggs as a four (4) hour Pioneer handicap bus aide for the 2014-2015 school year.  

12.   Tuition Student: Accept Caroline Haring as a new tuition student for the 2014-2015 school      year, grade 11.  Accept Serenity Perry as a continuing tuition student for the 2014-2015 school year, 1st grade.

13.   Retirement “Pick Up”: Approve the “pick up on the pick up” regarding retirement payment for  Kathy Weidig, per past practice, effective August 1, 2014, per the enclosed resolution.  

14.   Handbooks: Approve student handbooks for High School, Jr. High, Eastern, Central, Western        Elementary & Western Pre-School for the 2014-2015 school year.  

15.   North Central Ohio Computer Cooperative: Recommend approval of the enclosed contract with the North Central Ohio Computer Cooperative (NCOCC) for fiscal year 2015.  

16.   Allerton Hill Proposal: Approve the communications plan proposal from Allerton Hill       Consulting.

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

17.   Adjournment: Motion by ________________, seconded by _________________, to adjourn.