Southern Fulton School District

13083 Buck Valley Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – August 15, 2006

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15, 2006, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  There was an Executive Session for personnel reasons held prior to the board meeting.  The following members were present:

 

Richard Mosemann, Bill Whiteside, Donald Whiteside, Edgar Yates, John McKee, Kenny Wuertenberg, Patrick Bard, and Dwight Bard.

 

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

 

Visitors present were:   Glenn Ward

 

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

 

2.      Citizens Participation.   Glenn Ward discussed running bus routes.

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2006, Board Meeting. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

4.      Communications.  There were no communications.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve list of fundraisers for the 2006/2007 school year.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

6.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve list of field trips for the 2006/2007 school year.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve list of professional conferences.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the 2006/2007 teaching and staff assignments. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the High School and Elementary student handbooks with electronic device revision. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

10.   A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the Coaches Handbook with inclusion of drug policy summary. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve Letter of Agreement with Manito for the 2006/07 school year for the Student Assistance Program (SAP).

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve to give authorization to employ day-to-day substitutes (professional and support staff) as needed provided each candidate has on file a valid teaching certificate (professional) criminal background check, child abuse history clearance, required health and TB test, and federal form I-9.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following substitutes for the 2006/2007 school year, pending completion of paperwork:

 

                    Substitute Teachers

 

                        Suzette Knox                            Carol Harbell                            Sara Hendershot                                   Jada Hoopengardner                        James Hemcher                        Beth Ash                                              Danette Feathers                        Beverly Chronister                    Rachel Fisher                                        Ronni Sowers                           Dustin Fischer                           Gail Potter                                            Amanda Smith              Christie Daniels             Murray Schrotenboer                           Jean Brenner                            Melissa Mellott             Patricia Scott                                        Amy Strait                                Cynthia Flaherty                       Terry Diehl                                           Kay Bradshaw                         Jamie Shaw                              Ellen Poe                                              Glenn Cermack                      Holly Stambaugh                      Stephen Hoover

                        Landry Beck                            Andrew Beegle

           

 

                         Cafeteria Substitutes                Custodian Substitutes           Teacher Aide Substitutes

 

Cindy Mitchell              Charles Clark                           Jennifer Miller  

                        Heather Powell             Barbara Peck                           Barbara Mellott           

Misti Kerns                                                                              Linda Bolden

Mary Kerns                                                                              Patricia Divelbliss         

Paula Wertz                                                                              Ann Vanorsdale

Barbara Mellott                                                                        Heather Powell

Rose Shank                                                                              Melissa Mills

                        Beulah Mellott                                                              Nancy Wright

                        Nancy Wright                                                                           Elizabeth Hughes

                                                                                                                        Barbara Peck

                                                                                                                        Francine Gibbs

                                                                                                                        Debbie Hixon

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

                        Nurse Substitutes                      Secretary Substitutes

 

                        Lucinda Lynch              Paula Wertz

                        Wendy Fischer             Barbara Mellott

                        Rebecca Dase                          G. Jean Morton

                                                                        Elizabeth Hughes

 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

                                                                       

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. John McKee to hire Heather Kauffman as Girl’s Health and Physical Education teacher at Step 1, Column 1 at $34,632.00 for the 2006/2007 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract contingent upon proper PA certification.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to hire Michelle Trail as instructional assistant at $8.75 per hour, as per the Support Staff Contract.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to hire Patricia Keefer as instructional assistant at $9.00 per hour, as per the Support Staff Contract.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             John McKee  - yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

            Allen Morton arrived at 8:50 p.m.

 

17.  The board gave the following list of names that they would like contacted to see if they would be interested in serving as Tax Study members:

 

Doug Mellott                      Walker Thompson                    Doug Poffenberger

Allen Fischer                      Jeff Morris                                Bob Swadley

Lee Ray Mellott                  Herm Mellott                            Helen Layton

Anna Maye Sigel                Doris Bain                                Larry Palmer

Paul Mellott                        Robert Layton                          Herman Mellott

Mike Szywdec                   Ralph Swope                            Melinda Golden

Ellen Simon                        Carolyn Hull                             Marilyn Pontius

Lindsay Mellott      

 

It was decided to have a special meeting to appoint the committee. 

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg to approve Allen Morton as the board member to serve as the board representative on the Tax Study.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  no               John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the financial reports as presented. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  yes             John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - no               Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the payment of bills as presented.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  yes             John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

 

 

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the revision of graduation requirements for driver’s education from .5 credit to .25 credit.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  yes             John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

22.   A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve to pay Justine Murray $40.00 a day to transport her child to and from High Germany Road to the Elementary. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  yes             John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

            Allen Morton left the room at 9:10 p.m.

 

23.   A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to authorize the administration to revise job descriptions as necessary in order to reflect changes in the support staff collective bargaining agreement. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton -  left room    John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

            Allen Morton returned at 9:14 p.m.

 

24.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to authorize the administration to advertise for the position of life skills instructional assistant.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  no               John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard for Kent Hendershot to be mentor for the Health and Physical Education teacher as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  yes             John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

26.  There was a discussion of the activity run. 

 

27.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton -  yes             John McKee  - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes             

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

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 9:50 p.m.