Regular Meeting

Monday, August 9, 2010

7:00 p.m.

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

on Monday, August 9, 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


Several parents addressed the Board regarding the proposal for

early release to allow elementary children to attend a church

sponsored class once a week.


42-10 Motion by Mrs. Wilson, seconded by Mr. Blackstone to approve the following financial


1. The minutes from the June regular meeting, and July work session were approved.

2. The monthly financial reports for June & July 2010 were presented.

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

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

Motion adopted.


43-10 Motion by Mr. Stoner, seconded by Mr. Blackstone, to approve the following personnel



Resignation: Accepted the resignations of Eileen Thrash, Art teacher, Western Elementary,

effective end of 2009-2010 contract year.

Maternity Leave: Approved the maternity leave requests for:

Kelly Pentello - August 26, 2010 thru December 17, 2010

Jeanna Godby - September 20, 2010 thru January 2, 2011

Employment: Employ the following as indicated:

Austin Javurek - Western Elementary, Art, 2010-2011 school

year, one year contract, step 1

Deb Ray - Teach summer school, August 3 – 20, 2010,

with a stipend of $1,200.00

JoAnn Maxey - Summer school substitute

Patty Hayes - Summer school substitute

Howard Hoffman - Teaching classes during conference period entire

2010-2011 school year

Randy Heidlebaugh - Assistant marching band director, 30+ years experience

Tracy McQuillen - Long term sub, Jr. High, from approximately

September 18, 2010 thru December 31, 2010,

$100.00 per day

Steve Kilgore - Sub custodian

Salary Adjustment: Approve the salary adjustment of:

Linda Collins - ME + 10 to ME + 20

Shelly Knapp - MA to MA + 10

Dan Studer - BS to BS + 10


Resignation: Approve the resignation of:

Kim Olivieri - Summer school August 3 – 20, 2010

Dee Smith - High School educational aide, effective 8-25-10

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

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

Motion adopted.


Regular Meeting

Monday, August 9, 2010

7:00 p.m.


44-10 Motion by Mr. Heck, seconded Mr. Blackstone to approve the following:

Tuition Students: Approve the following tuition students for the 2010-2011 school year:

Jacob Cadle - Continuing, Central Elementary, grade 3

Aidan Schumer - Continuing, Central Elementary, grade 3

Katie Them - Continuing, High School, grade 10

Alexandria Ballinger - Continuing, High School, grade 10

Harshil Patel - Continuing, High School, grade 12

Zoe Murphy - Continuing, High School, grade 11

Aidan Ford - New, High School, 9th grade, per negotiated

agreement following teaching parent

Rescind Contract: Approve the request from John Harris to rescind the contract of

Marlon Gooslby, freshman football coach (he was approved May 17, 2010).

Coaching Contracts: Recommend the following coaches at the following positions

for the 2010-2011 sports seasons pending successful completion of all pre-employment


Gary Hinton - Varsity assistant football

Cheryl Longnecker - Girls’ JV golf (pending adequate numbers)

Steve Haverdill - Freshmen football (pending adequate numbers)

Kayla Faudree - 7th grade volleyball

Approve entering into a contract with RC Therapy Services Inc. for the 2010-2011 school

year to provide physical therapy services to those students needing said services at a cost

of $65.00 per hour. This will not only include individual therapy sessions but will also

include consult in IEP meetings, writing their portion of the IEP and performing PT

evaluations as needed.

Recommend that the Treasurer’s Office be given the authority to pay for the certification

costs for those staff members requesting and receiving authorization for transporting

students in our board owned suburbans. This would not include reimbursement for BCI/

FBI record checks. This applies to non-transportation contracted employees only.

Appointment of Keith Stoner as OSBA Delegate and Jeff Heck as OSBA Alternate

to OSBA Capital Conference November 7, 8, 9 and 10.

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

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

Motion adopted.

Discussion: There was a discussion of alternative energy sources – information provided by



45-10 Motion by Mr. Stoner, seconded by Mrs. Wilson to adjourn. 8:25 p.m.

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

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

Motion adopted.