Regular Meeting

Monday, April 25, 2011

   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.

                           Abby Kuhn, Student representative to the Board will present her report.


             Financial Items:

  1. Minutes:  The President will call for additions or corrections to the March Regular meeting.


        2. Financial:  The Treasurer will present the monthly financial report for March 2011.


        3. Treasurer requests approval of Appropriations Modifications as per enclosed document.


        4. Approve 2011-2012 membership in OSBA per enclosed information.


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



         7.    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



                 The Board entered into executive session at _________.

                 The Board returned to open session at ___________.

               Personnel Items:


8.            Resignation:    Approve the resignation of the following for the 2011-2012 school year:

                                   Beckie Vargo               -           High School Key Club advisor

                                   Claudia Ruihley          -           MFE Chairperson, Western Elementary


  1.  Reinstatement:  Approve the recommendation to reinstate contracts for certified staff listed,

              subject to assignments to vacancies by the superintendent:

                                                  Jennifer Berry

                                                  Julie Lamp


10.            Maternity Leave:    Approve maternity leave for Holly Rice from April 12, 2011 through June 10, 2011.

11.   Employment:  Approve the recommendation of employment for:

                                   Jeremy Secrist              -           Jr. High Principal, 2 year contract, salary  per administrative salary schedule



                                   Brent Rastetter             -           Jr. High Dean of Students, 2 year contract, 10 days extended time – salary same as current

                                                                                   teaching salary (no additional salary costs to the district).  Mr. Rastetter’s current teaching

                                                                                   position will be eliminated.

                                   Howard Linscott          -           Long-term sub for High School World History,  April 12, 2011 through June 10, 2011, $100.00 per



     12.   Supplemental Non-Renewals:  Recommend non-renewal of the individuals listed in Attachment

         “A” due to lack of evaluations for spring sports.

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


14             Teaching/Extended Service Contracts:  Approve teaching / extended service contracts for 2011-2012 as listed in Attachment “C”.


15.          Continuing Contracts:  Approve continuing contracts for 2011-2012 as listed in Attachment “D”.


16.          Teaching Non-Renewals:  Attachment “E” lists the teaching non-renewals for 2011-2012.


17.          Supplemental Activities:  Approve supplemental activity contracts for 2011-2012 as listed in Attachment “F”.



  1.   Non-Certified Contracts:  Approve contracts for classified employees as listed in Attachment “G”.  

19.           Employment:  Employ Pam Wisenbarger as a substitute in the Food Service Department. 


                 Motion by _________________, seconded by_________________, to approve personnel item 8 – 19.


    Other Business:

     20.   Tuition Student:  Approve the following student for the 2011-2012 school year:

                                   Andrew Iten                 -           Continuing, 8th grade

21.              Substitute Lists:  Approve the Lexington & the complete substitute lists dated 4/13/11 as

          presented by MOESC.


22.           In-Service Growth Project:  Recommend approval of a stipend payment of 1% of the base teacher

        s     salary to the following for their in-service growth project.  Six Accelerated Reader quizzes have been

               created, with reading levels and point values attached.

                                               Deb Lantz – 6 hours                           

                                               MaryAnn Hallabrin – 4.5 hours

                                               Lois Lasker – 5.5 hours


23.          Summer Employment:  Approve the following summer employees to assist the Maintenance

        Department with the care and upkeep of our buildings and grounds:

                             Jennifer Rhodes                                   Aaron Long

                             Alex Boyd                               Jessika Volz


  1.   Athletic Office Summer Employment:  Request permission to employ student Tim Ritchey to assist in the athletic department.


       25.   Substitute Pay Schedule:   Approve the 2011-2012 Substitute Pay Schedule as follows:

                                    Substitute Teacher       -           $70.00 per day

                                    Substitute Aide              -           Step 0 of the Educational Aide Salary Schedule

                                    Substitute Bus Driver   -           Step 0 of Bus Driver’s Salary Schedule

                                Substitute Custodian    -           Step 0 of Custodian Salary Schedule

                                    Substitute Maintenance            -           Step 0 of Maintenance Salary Schedule

                                    Substitute Mechanic     -           Step 0 of Mechanic Salary Schedule

                        Substitute Cafeteria Worker     $7.40/hour

                        Substitute Treasurer’s             

                          Office Clerk              -           Step 0 of Treasurer’s Clerk Salary Schedule

                                    Power Reading Tutor   -           $23.00/hour

                                    Homebound Tutor       -           $14.14/hour

                                    Bus Washer                 -           $9.00/hour

                                    Office Help – Bus       -           $7.40/hour (not to be included in overtime

                                      Garage                                   calculations for drivers/aides)


26.          Recommend adoption of the enclosed resolution supporting the teaching of financial literacy and

               college and career readiness in grades 7 and 8 and in high school.


27cce   Accept the decision of the Ohio Department of Education to transfer the territory of Springbrook

and       Rosedale Drives from the Mansfield City Schools to the Lexington Local Schools (see enclosed documents).


  1.  Approve enclosed contract with MedCentral Sports Medicine for Athletic Trainer for the 2011-2012

    school year.      


  29.   In Lieu of Transportation:  Approve payment for “In Lieu of Transportation” for Lexington  students attending Foundation Academy and Mt. Vernon ad         Academy for the second half of the 2010-2011 school year.



                 Motion by __________________, seconded by _____________________, to approve item 20 –29.


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