Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – April 17, 2007

 

 

          Board Meeting Minutes

 
 

 

 


The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17, 2007, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.   The following members were present:

 

Allen Morton, Bill Whiteside, Donald Whiteside, Edgar Yates, Kenny Wuertenberg, Patrick Bard, and John McKee.

 

Also present were Ralph R. Scott, superintendent; Brett Gilliland, high school principal; Kendra Trail, elementary principal;  Robert Lascher, solicitor; Michael Shaw, facilities manager; LuAnne Keebaugh, business manager; Doug Leisher, technology specialist; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Danny Crouse, Glenn Ward, Scott Gibbs, Michelle Marker and Dave Pisarchik of Metz & Associates, Melette Gordon, Dave Gordon, and Damon Gordon.

 

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

 

2.      Student Recognition:  Damon Gordon as Junior High Student of the Month.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation.  The food service company Metz & Associates Ltd gave a presentation and Glenn Ward requested a bus stop ahead sign at the John Munson residence.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve a bus stop ahead sign at the John Munson residence.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

 

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the minutes of the March 6, 2007 Special Meeting and March 20, 2007 Board Meeting. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

6.      There were no communications.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve a placement agreement for the Manito program.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the revised 2006/2007 school calendar.   

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve for Southern Fulton School District to participate in the Driver Education End-of-Course Skill Test and for the driver education teacher to attend a driver education seminar at no cost to the district.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the following use of the building requests as per board policy:

 

a.       Volleyball program to use the high school gym June 18 – 20, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for a volleyball camp.

 

b.      Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church to use the old elementary parking lot on June 16, 2007 for extra parking for a special program. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the Southern Fulton Education Association/PSEA/NEA and the Southern Fulton School District. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the following nominees to serve as the school board representatives on the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit Board of Directors for a three-year term:

 

Linda H. Garber

Donna K. Isenberg

Waylon J. Glunt

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the Southern Fulton administration to attend TIU 11 Administrative Retreat at State College on July 9-11, 2007. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve to hire Sarah Perry to provide nursing services for a Southern Fulton School District student and/or students per the terms of the Independent Contractor agreement between the district and Sarah Perry.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to permit Michael Shaw to contract with Tremco, Inc. for two elementary school and high school blacktopping, sealing, and lining projects at state-bid pricing and to  advertise for RFP’s for the drainage problem at the elementary school.

 

Allen Morton- no                 Edgar Yates – no

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

                                                     “ 5 ” yes “ 2 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the purchase the following maintenance equipment:

 

Item                                                          Vendor                                    Cost

 

a.       One John Deere MC519 cart and          Smith’s Implements                              

collection system                                                                                    $988.50

 

b.      One Estate TM rake/detacher                Wilko.com Inc.             $458.00

 

c.       One Premium drag                                 Collegiate Pacific                      $750.00

 

d.      Two rakes 24” double edge                   Collegiate Pacific                      $112.00

 

Allen Morton-  yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – no

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the financial reports as presented. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the payment of bills as presented. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

 

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           John McKee - yes    

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

 

20.   The Board set a date for the budget meeting.  It will be May 9, 2007, at 7:00 p.m. in the elementary library.

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to go into Executive Session for student, personnel, and negotiation reasons.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.  Executive Session began at 9:40 p.m. and ended at 10:16 p.m.

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to authorize the administration to initiate the RFP process for implementation of a food service management system.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried. 

 

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

 

 The meeting adjourned at 10:28 p.m.