Regular Meeting

Wednesday, November 12, 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.

Joel Nirmalnath, Student representative to the Board will present his report.

  Financial Items:

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

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

  5. Approve invoice totaling $13, 587.40 from Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost for the Fiscal Year 2014 financial audit.

  6. Accept donation of $3,200 from the Lexington Music Boosters for the New York trip scheduled for Lexington High School choir and drama students.

  7. Accept donation of $200 from Tim and Julie Babcock to be used for buzzers Academic Challenge.

  8. Accept donation of $50 from Amy Bings for the Lexington High School Chess Club.

  9. Authorize a premium holiday in December 2014 for self-funded medical and dental for the Board and employees' share of premium, at a savings of approximately $41,000 for employees and $265,000 for the District General Fund.

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

Personnel Items:


10.    Retirement:    Accept the retirement of Jan Smith, Western 3rd Grade, effective May 29, 2015. 

11.    Employment:  Approve the employment of the following:

                      Belinda Kehrle - 1 year limited teaching contract, part-time Power Reading Teacher, Central Elementary

                      Christine Berger - 1 year limited teaching contract, part-time Power Reading Teacher, Eastern Elementary

                      Phyllis Brown -  Tutor for high school student, 5 hours per week, $20.00 per hour, effective November 6, 2014 for remainder of school year

                      Barb Durchik - Tutor at Eastern, 5 1/2 hours per week, $20.00 per hour, effective November 4, 2014 - April 28, 2015

                      Keri Deskins - Tutor at Eastern, 5 1/2 hours per week, $20.00 per hour, effective November 4, 2014 - May 1, 2015

12.   Salary Adjustments: Approve the salary adjustment for Danielle Thompson from ME to ME + 10

13.   Continuing Contract:  Approve a continuing contract for Megan McCammon, Central Elementary


14.  Employment: Approve the recommendation  to emply the following pending successful completion of all pre-employment requirements:

                     Shari Gross - Substitute for Food Service, Transportation and Educational Aide

                     Brittany Abrams - Substitute Educational Aide

                     Sherilyn McCarther - Tutor at Jr. High, five (5) hours per week, $20.00 per hour, effective October 20, 2014 through approximately end of first semester

             Tracey Pinkelman - Tutor at Central, 20 hours per week, $20.00 per hour, effective November 10, 2014 - April 30, 2015

Other Business:

15. Coaching Recommendations- Accept the recommendations of Emily Doles as Winter Guard coach.

  16. Memorandum of Understanding:  Recommend the approval of the enclosed Memorandum of Understanding with the Lexington Teachers' Association.

  17. Recommend the approval of the calamity make up days for the 2014-2015 school year, per the approved MOU with the Lexington Teachers Association, to be February 16, 2015, June 1, 2, 3, etc., as needed.

  18. Recommed approval to pay Ms. Sandra DeLuca, Western Pre-School teacher, at her 2014-2015 hourly rate, for hours worked outside the regular school day providing required itinerate services for identified Lexington Pre-School special needs students.

  19. Approve a trip to New York City for the High School choir and drama students scheduled for February 12 - 16, 2015.

  20. Substitute Lists: Recommend approval of the revised Lexington substitute lists & the complete substitute lists dated 11/05/14 as presented by MOESC.

         Motion by __________________, seconded by _____________________, to approve items 10-20.

  21. Executive Session: Motion by ___________________, seconded by ___________________, to enter into executive session for the purpose of discussing negotitations.

        The Board entered into executive session at  ____________________.

        The Board returned to open session at ____________________.

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