Regular Meeting

January 9, 2012

The Lexington Board of Education met in regular session in the boardroom at 7:10 p.m.on Monday, January 9, 2012.  Mr. Robert Whitney, President, called the meeting to order.  Roll was called by the Treasurer.

Roll Call –

Members present:  Mr. Loren Blackstone, Mr. Jeff Heck, Mr. Keith Stoner, Mrs. Karen Wilson, Mr. Robert Whitney  --------------------------------------5

                                              VISITORS  /  COMMUNICATIONS  /  RECOGNITION                              

Kaitlyn Swartzmiller, Student representative to the Board presented her report.


Motion by Mrs. Wilson, seconded by Mr. Heck to approve the following financial items:             

1.    The minutes from the December regular and special meetings were approved.             

2.    The monthly financial report for December 2011 was presented.      

3.    The Treasurer requested approval of FY 2013 Tax Budget.

Roll Call –

Yea: Mrs. Wilson, Mr. Heck, Mr. Blackstone, Mr. Stoner, Mr. Whitney----5                 

Nay: None ----------------------------------------------------------------------------0                          

Motion adopted.

PERSONNEL 08-12   Motion by Mr. Blackstone seconded by Mr. Stoner, to approve the following personnel items:


Salary Adjustment: 

Approve the following salary adjustments:  

Rita Stoll  - ME + 10 to ME + 20   

Employment:  Approve the employment of the following personnel:      

Eastern Elementary before/after school tutors from 1-9-12 thru 4-9-12 @ $20.00 per hour   

Joni Hassmann   Kelly  Kapucinski   Kayla Heimann   Michelle Smith   Edwina Finley   

Amy Richwine   Jean Griebling   Jana Rhoad   Cheryl Longnecker  Darlene Dawson   

Teresa Weaver   Sally Giefer   April Ford

Central Elementary – OAA tutor, 4.5 hours per day, from 1-23-12 thru 4-20-12 @ $20.00 per hour 

 Lindsey Grove


Coaching Recommendations:    

Kevin Morrow  - JV baseball    

John Watkins  - Freshmen baseball    

Doug Basham  - Baseball volunteer assistant    

Ken Kreis  - JV softball    

Rob Michels  - Volunteer assistant boys’ tennis    

Ralph Baker  - Assistant track (hurdles)   

 Richard Dunn  - Assistant track (jumps)    

Denise Benson  - Assistant track (distance)    

Austin Javurek  - Junior high track    

Scott Hamilton  - Junior high track    

Jay Schmidt  - Junior high track   

 Anne Petrie  - Junior high track

Substitute List:  Approve the Lexington substitute list & the complete substitute list dated 2/29/2011 as presented by MOESC.

In-Service Growth Project:  Recommend approval of a stipend payment of 4% of the base teacher salary, for a total of $1,216.96 to Dr. Steve Lifer for his in-service growth project, a published article titled the Corn and Tractor Price Comparison.

Recommended to approve the request to compensate Mrs. Kim Olivieri for her work creating AR tests for Kid’s Discover Magazines which are no longer available.  Compensation to be 4% of her current annual salary for the 96 hours of work she did in completing the tests and putting them on the computers for the students to use.  The payment of 4% is in line with the in-service review opportunities for the certified staff for similar projects and time commitments.

Recommended approval of the enclosed Board of Education Policy updates.

Approved the contract with MOESC for ten (10) days of Gifted Coordinator services for the 2011-2012 school year.

Roll Call –

Yea: Mr. Blackstone, Mr. Stoner, Mr. Heck, Mrs. Wilson, Mr. Whitney -------5     

Nay: None --------------------------------------------------------------------------------0     

Motion adopted.

Discussion – Treasurer search

EXECUTIVE SESSION 10-12   Motion by Mr. Stoner, seconded by Mrs. Wilson 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 negotiations.

Roll Call –

Yea:  Mr. Stoner, Mrs. Wilson, Mr. Blackstone, Mr. Heck, Mr. Whitney------5     

Nay:  None ------------------------------------------------------------------------------0        

Motion adopted.

 Time entered:  7:30 p.m.  Returned to regular session:  9:55 p.m.

ADJOURNMENT 11-12   Motion by Mr. Stoner, seconded by Mr. Heck to adjourn.                                

9:56 p.m. Roll Call – Yea:  Mr. Stoner, Mr. Heck, Mr. Blackstone, Mrs. Wilson, Mr. Whitney----5     

Nay:  None ------------------------------------------------------------------------------0     

Motion adopted.