Regular Meeting

Monday, October 18, 2010

7:00 p.m.

The Lexington Board of Education met in regular session in the boardroom at 7:00 p.m.

on Monday, October 18, 2010. 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


Abby Kuhn – student advisor presented her report.

Claudia Ruihley, Principal at Western Elementary thanked the Board of Education

and Administration for their support and encouragement, which she feels was an

important factor in Western Elementary being recognized as a Blue Ribbon School.

Only 14 schools in the state received that designation. Next month, Mrs. Ruihley

and Mrs. Hayes will be going to Washington D.C. to accept the award on behalf of

Western Elementary and Lexington Schools. After they return from the trip, she

would like to make a report to the Board with the details of their experiences in D.C.

Mr. Ziegelhofer updated the Board on the status of the Race to the Top process. The

final submission is due by Friday, October 22, 2010 and Mr. Ziegelhofer stated that the

group that is working on the application is well on its way to be ready to meet the

submission date.

Treasurer, Judy Stahl announced, according to the requirements of the Board Policy,

that Board Member, Jeff Heck will be purchasing family insurance coverage through

the district’s Anthem policy. The board does not contribute to this purchase. Mr. Heck

will pay the entire $1,438.40 (current rate) monthly.


51-10 Motion by Mr. Heck, seconded by Mrs. Wilson to approve the following financial


1. The minutes from the September regular meeting.

2. The monthly financial report for September 2010 was presented.

3. The Treasurer requests approval of Five Year Financial Forecast for FY 2011–FY 2015.

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

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

Motion adopted.


52-10 Motion by Mr. Stoner, seconded by Mr. Blackstone, to approve the following personnel



Salary Adjustment: Approve the salary adjustment of:

Dave Kaple - MA + 10 to MA + 20

Retirement: Accepted the retirement of Patricia Shook, Eastern Elementary at the end of

the 2010-2011 academic year.

Employment: Employ the following as indicated:

Linda Gooden - Long-tem sub, Central Elementary, effective

September 1, 2010, $100.00 per day

Rebecca Bigley - Prom co-advisor

Emily Depew - Prom co-advisor

Rebecca Sarbach - High School German club advisor


Regular Meeting

Monday, October 18, 2010

7:00 p.m.


Resignation: Approve the resignation of Cindy Jennings, 2nd shift custodian, Central

Elementary effective October 20, 2010.

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

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

Motion adopted.


53-10 Motion by Mrs. Wilson, seconded Mr. Stoner to approve the following:

Coaching Contracts: Approve the following coaching recommendation:

Danielle Basham - Junior High swim coach

Kevin Morrow - 8th grade boys (gold – 2/3 season)

Buck Morton - 8th grade boys (gold – 1/3 season)

Recommend approval to submit to ODE the Body mass Screening waiver request for the

2010-2011 school year.

Substitute Lists: Approve the Lexington substitute list and the complete substitute list

dated 10/16/10 as presented by MOESC.

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

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

Motion adopted.


54-10 Motion by Mrs. Wilson, seconded by Mr. Stoner to adjourn. 7:45 p.m.

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

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

Motion adopted.