Regular Meeting

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

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.

Recognize the Mock Trial team and advisors for placing third at the State competition.

Cameron Kindred, Student representative to the Board will present his report.

Kim Miller-Smith - Central Regional Manager, Ohio School Boards Association, recognizing Jeff Heck's

length of service to the Lexington Board of Education.

Financial Items:

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

  4. Financial: The Treasurer will present the monthly financial report for March 2016.

  5. Accept donation of a double pedestal teacher's desk valued at approximately $1,000 from School Speciality.

  6.  Authorize the following new fund:

                     007 9100 Lexington Minuteman Academic Scholarship Fund

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

Personnel Items:


7. Leave of Absence: Approve a leave of absence request for Kristen McPeek, beginning August 8 through approximately September 30, 2016.

8Resignation:  Accept Sally Giefer's resignation as National Honor Society advisor effective at the end of the 2015-2106 school year.

       9.  Employment:   Accept the employment of the following substitutes:

               Karen Freeman - Substitute guidance counselor effective June 1 - June 14 & august 8 - September 30, $100.00 per day

       Judy Border - Long term sub, Biology, effective May 2 - May 27, $100 per day

10.   Period Sub Pay:  Approve Jeff Strickler's period sub pay to be representative of one seventh (1/7) of his teaching per diem rate, retroactive to March 1, 206 for teaching Chemistry during his conference period.

11.  Supplemental Non-Renewals:  Recommend non-renewal of the individuals listed in Attachment "A" due to lakc of evaluations for spring sports.

12.  Supplemental Non-Renewals Recommend non-renewal of the individuals listed in Attachment "B" who hold supplemental contracts, but are not employees of the district.


        13.  Retirement:  Accept the retirement of Robin Porte, Western, multi-handicap educational aide, effective June 1, 2016.

        14.  Resignation:  Accept the resignation of Travis Lantz, Central custodian, effective April 1, 2016.

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

Jeni Reamsnider - Securing substitutes for Western Elementary, effective 2016-2017 school year, per negotiated agreement

Tracey Pinkelman - Central library educational aide, step 1, effective at the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, two year contract

Randi Norris- Food Service substitute, effective April 8, 2016

Christopher Hall - Transportation substitute, effective April 18, 2016

Carl Carrington - 2nd shift custodian, Central Elementary, contract for the remainder of the 2015-2106 school year and a one year contract for the 2016-217 school year, effectivve April 11, 2016

Other Business:

        16.  Coaching Resignation:  Accept the coaching resignation of Tiffany Perry, Junior Varsity volleyball.

17.  Tuition Students:  Approve the following tuition students for the 2016-2017 school year:

Sam Taylor - Continuing, grade 11

Sylvia Taylor - Continuing, grade 9

18. Summer Employment:  Approve the employment of Elizabeth Volz, Kelly Rhodes, Abigail Adams, Tytray Gilmore, Nathanael Roy and Mike Dover as summer employees to assist the Maintenance Department with the care and upkeep of our buildings and grounds and Dustin Lumadue and Forest Volz to work with the Technology Department.

19. Administrative/Coordinator Contracts Recommend the approval of the following contracts:

Taylor Gerhardt - 3 year

Buddy Miller - 3 year

Jeremy Secrist - 3 year

Kathy Weidig - 3 year

Mark Mauk - 3 year

Kevin Young - 3 year

Becky Sarbach - 3 year

20.  Recommend a two (2) year contract for Craig Clever as Assistant Maintenance/Buildings & Grounds Supervisor

       21.  Substitute List:  Approve the revised Lexington substitute list dated 4/12/16 as presented by MOESC.

       22.  Recommendation for continued membership in the Richland Area Chamber of Commerce for the period of May 2016 through April 2017 at a cost of $161.00.

       23.  Approve contract with RC Therapy Services for physical therapy services for the 2016-2017 school year.

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