Regular Meeting

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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.

Recognition of the Eastern Elementary MathCounts team and the Spelling Bee

participants, 6th Grade Academic Challenge and their advisor, Mrs. Jen Berry

  Financial Items:

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

  4. Financial: The Treasurer will present the monthly financial report for January 2015.

  5. Accept donation of a Yamaha PSR 500 keyboard valued at approximately $450 from Mr. Ralph Dillon.

  6. Recommendation to approve the updated 5-Year Financial Forecast for FY15 through FY19.

  7. Approve the following appropriation modifications for FY15:

019 9121 Central PTO Grant $2, 873.50

019 9122 Eastern PTO Grant $2, 974.16

019 9123 Western PTO Grant $5, 874.17

300 9116 Choir $28,800

451 Network Connectivity Grant $4,500

506 Race to the Top $2,054.22

8. Recommendation to approve a voluntary employee sponsored vision insurance through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, beginning, May 1, 2015, as recommended by the Lexington LSD Insurance Committee

   Motion by __________________, seconded by_________________, to approve items 3 - 8.

Personnel Items:


      9 .Retirement:   Accept the retirement of Steve Lifer, High School Math, at the conclusion of the 2014-2015 school year.    

    10. Employment: Approve the employment of the following:  

Lois Lasker - Administer the DRA tests for the 2014-2015 school year at the substitute teacher pay rate

Lori Switzer - Long term sub, Western Elementary, effective January 21, 2015, $100.00 per day.

Before/after school tutors at Eastern, $20.00 per hour, effective January 20, 2015 - April 10, 2015:

Julie Detlef                Danielle Merritt

Ryan Burris               Cheryl Longnecker

Amanda Hopkins      April Ford      

Stephanie Wilson      Jana Rhoad

Jennifer Berry           Joni Hassmann

       11. Continuing Contract: Approve the continuing contract for the following:

Eric Turlo - Eastern Elementary

Laura Wesserling - Eastern Elementary


12.  Retirement: Approve the retirement of Nancy Banks, school bus driver/office adie in the Transportation Department, effective, 2/28/15.  

13.  Employment: Approve the employment of:

Nancy Banks - Substitute bus driver/office aide during the 2015-2016 school year

Roy Rogers - Substitute bus driver, effective 01/05/15

Erin Davis - Substitute custodian, effective 01/01/15

Julie Wallace - Food Service substitute, pending succeessful completion of background checks

Other Business:

14Transportation Director: Recommending a $4,000.00 increase to the annual salary of the Transportation Director, due to the addition of one hour per day to the work day of the Transportation Supervisor for additional office time to answer calls, address driver concerns as may come up and to assist with the required office work associated with the Maintenance Department. This is due to not replacing the current two hour Transportation office assistance who is retiring.

15.  Tuition Students: Approve the waiver of tuition for Bryant Martin and Ethan Taylor for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year per Board policy pertaining to a senior whose parent moves out of the district.

16.  Coaching Recommendations- Accept the following coaching recommendations:

                 Denise Benson - Assistant Track

Richard Dunn - Assistant Track

Tim Scheid - Assistant Track

Austin Javurek - Assistant Track

Michelle Smith - Head Coach - Girls' Track

Valerie Frazier - Jr. High Track

Anne Petrie - Jr. High Track

Jay Schmidt - Jr. High Track

Jeff Meyer - Jr. High Track

Ron Schaub - Head Coach - Boys' Tennis

Mike Hamman - Head Coach - Softball

John Watkins - JV Baseball

Ryan Oliver - Freshman Baseball

Dan Pike - Volunteer - Softball

Rob Michels - Volunteer - Boys' Tennis

Doug Basham - Volunteer Baseball

Mike Schwechheimer - Volunteer Baseball

  17. Substitute Lists:  Approve the revised Lexington substitute lists dated 01/22/15 and 02/09/15 as presented by MOESC.

  18. Committee Appointments:

a.  Athletic Board of Control (2) ______________________________

b.  Music Board of Control (2) _______________________________

c.  In-Service Review Board (1) ______________________________

d.  Classified In-Service Review Board (1) _____________________

e.  Technology Committee (1) _______________________________

f.  County Tax Incentive Review Council (1) ___________________

g.  OSBA Delegate/Alternative ______________________________

Motion by __________________, seconded by_________________, to approve items 9 - 18.

  19. Discussion: 

1.  Use of the farmhouse on SR 546

2.  FY2014 Financial Audit

     3.  Board of Educaiton policy updates

20. 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.

The Board entered into executive session at __________.

The Board returned to open session at ___________.

  21. Adjournment: Motion by ___________________, seconded by ___________________, to adjourn.