Southern Fulton School District

13083 Buck Valley Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – March 21, 2006

 

 

 

 

 

          Board Meeting Minutes

 
 

 

 


The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21, 2006, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  The following members were present:

 

Richard Mosemann, Allen Morton, Bill Whiteside, Donald Whiteside, John McKee, Patrick Bard, Edgar Yates, and Dwight Bard.

 

Also present were Ralph R. Scott, superintendent; Brett Gilliland, high school principal;  LuAnne Keebaugh, business manager; Michael Shaw, facilities manager; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were Chanin Rotz-Mountz from the Fulton County News, David Smith, Carolyn Hull, Ellen Simon, Kristie Palmer, Jackie Younker, Jake Simon, Chase Duckwall, Mr. & Mrs. Wenger, Megan Barton, Calvin Barton, and Cheryl Barton.

 

1.      The meeting was opened with prayer by Mr. John McKee and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Mr. Dwight Bard.

 

2.       Student Recognition.  Mr. Brett Gilliland recognized Chase Duckwall as Junior High Student of the Month and Megan Barton as Senior High Student of the Month.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation:  Ellen Simon, Carolyn Hull, Jackie Younker, and Kristie Palmer addressed the Board regarding their concerns about the selection processes of the National Honor Society and the National Junior Honor Society.  Ms. Simon presented a list of issues and suggested solutions to the administration.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the minutes of the February 21, 2006, Board Meeting. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

5.      Communications.  There were no communications.

 

Dwight Bard announced that there was an Executive Session for personnel reasons held prior to the board meeting. 

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to award RFP for bus route # 2 to Rodney Leese at 94.8 % of the state formula.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - no               Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 7 ” yes “ 1 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to award the activity run to David Smith for proposal #1 at $1.75 per mile with a fuel adjustment clause of .05 cents per mile for every .25 cent increase above 2.559 per gallon.  The second year’s and third year’s prices could increase depending on the ending rate for each additional year.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the 2006/07 school calendar. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Michael Johnson as elementary Learning Support teacher at Step 1, Column 1, at $33,608.00 for the 2005/2006 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract, prorated.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following substitutes for the 2005/2006 school year, pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Barbara Peck as a substitute teacher aide.

 

b.      Christina Stahle as a substitute teacher.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to  approve the following volunteer coaches for spring sports:

 

a.       Amy Fischer

b.      Rick Trainor

c.       Missy Mellott

d.      Josh Swope.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following conferences:

 

a.       Mark Mellott and Terry Bard to attend the 2006 Nike Championship Basketball Clinic on April 9 – 11, 2006, in Pittsburgh as budgeted.

 

b.      Ralph Scott, Kendra Trail and Brett Gilliland to attend the Summer Administrative Retreat on July 25, 26, and 27, 2006, in State College, PA.   Costs to be paid by Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11.

 

c.       Doug Leisher to attend the PDE “One-To-One” conference in State College on March 29 – 30, 2006. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 2006-2007 budget.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve contracting with Tremco for repair of the elementary roof at a cost not to exceed $169,741.56 as per the Pennsylvania Education Joint Purchasing Council bidding procedures.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the following field trips:

 

a.       Grades 9-12 FBLA qualifiers to participate in the State FBLA competition at the Hershey Conference Center, Hershey, PA on April 19-21, 2006, as budgeted.

 

b.      Grades 1-6 students who meet the citizenship reward criteria to go to Lakemont Park, Altoona, PA on May 24 with rain date of May 25, 2006.  Transportation cost will be paid by the Southern Fulton PTA.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the financial reports as presented. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the payment of bills as presented. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

18.  There was a discussion as to whether the board felt they needed to have standing committees.  All members agreed that standing committees are not necessary at this time.

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. John Mckee to accept the administrative reports.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve Patricia Divelbliss as a temporary aide at the elementary at $7.80 an hour with no benefits for the remainder of the 2005-2006 school year.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Patrick Bard  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Edgar Yates –  yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard  – yes             

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to adjourn the meeting.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried. 

 

The meeting was adjourned at 9:34 p.m.