Southern Fulton School District

13083 Buck Valley Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Reorganization Meeting Minutes – December 5, 2006

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5, 2006, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  The following members were present:

 

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

 

Also present were Ralph R. Scott, superintendent; 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, Doris Bain, Walker Thompson, Bob Swadley, Dick Bernhard, Neill Miller, Robert Hendershot, Jeffrey Morse, Glenn Ward, Robert Bard, Mason Bard, and Danny Crouse.

 

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

 

2.      Mr. Dwight Bard called for nomination of a temporary President.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to nominate Mr. Dwight Bard as Temporary President.  There were no other nominations.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

3.      Mr. Dwight Bard called for nominations for President.

A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to nominate Dwight Bard for president.

 

A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to close the nominations. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Dwight Bard conducted a vote for Dwight Bard for President of all members present.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Dwight Bard took charge of the meeting.

 

4.      Mr. Dwight Bard called for nominations for Vice President.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to nominate John McKee for vice-president. 

 

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

 

Mr. Dwight Bard conducted a vote for John McKee for Vice President of all members present. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the appointment of Edgar Yates to serve on the Fulton County Vocational Technical School Board.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the appointment of Patrick Bard to serve as an alternate on the Fulton County Vocational Technical School Board.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg to approve Richard Mosemann as the PSBA Legislative Representative.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the meeting dates for Board Meetings and next year’s Reorganization as proposed. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

The Reorganization Meeting is complete.  The meeting is now open for general business.

 

9.      There was no student recognition this month. 

 

10.  There was no citizens’ participation.

 

11.  Mr. Scott presented the soccer figures from the survey and will make a recommendation in January.

 

12.  Mr. Robert Swadley from the Act 1 Tax Study Commission presented to the board the recommendations of the committee.  Their recommendation was to have an earned income tax at a .7 increase.  This would meet the mandates of Act 1.

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the minutes of the November 21, 2006 Board meeting.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

14.  There was no communications.

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the second reading of Policy 907, Community, School Visitors.   

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg to approve to purchase from Food Service Solutions, Inc. a food service automated system at a cost of $17,500.00 as budgeted. 

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Kick It UP to use the high school gym, bathrooms, and field for Soccer Camp from July 23-26, 2007.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve to accept inclusion grant for $20,000.00.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the payment of bills as presented.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - no

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg to approve the administrative reports as presented.

 

Allen Morton- yes               Edgar Yates - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard  –  yes

Dwight Bard -  yes               John McKee - yes

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

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to go into Executive Session for personnel issues with no action to be taken with adjournment to immediately follow.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.  Executive Session began at 8:05 p.m. and ended at 8:34 p.m.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 8:34 p.m.