Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – February 20, 2007

 

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 20, 2007, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.   The following members were present:

           

Richard Mosemann, Allen Morton, 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; 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, David Smith, Danny Crouse, and Glenn Ward.

 

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

 

2.      Student Recognition.  There was no student recognition.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation.  Sandy Crouse gave a presentation on the Mobile Dentist program. 

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the minutes of the January 16, 2007 Board Meeting.

 

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.

 

5.      Communications.  A letter of resignation from Stephanie Mills as assistant varsity softball coach, Cheryl Smith as assistant track coach, and a letter of intent to retire from Barbara Fischer as food service supervisor.

 

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the following letters of resignation:

 

a.       Stephanie Mills as assistant varsity softball coach effective immediately.

b.      Cheryl Smith as assistant track coach effective immediately.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton- yes               John McKee - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           Dwight Bard - yes    

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Barbara Fischer as Food Service Supervisor effective June 30, 2007 and to advertise for the position.

 

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.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept the 2005-2006 audit report as presented at the January 16, 2007, Board meeting.

 

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.

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept the RFP from M & C Lumber Company, Inc. for 100% of the state formula for bus route #8.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton- yes               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.

 

 

 

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve five FBLA students and advisor to go to the State Legislative Conference in Hershey, PA on April 30, May 1-2, 2007 for state competition as budgeted.

 

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.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Edgar Yates and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following use of the buildings as per board policy:

 

a.        Needmore Volunteer Fire Company to use the high school gym and cafeteria on April 21, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for a Donkey Basketball Game.

 

b.      Warfordsburg Area Youth Soccer to use the high school upper field at old elementary, shot-put area, and inside of track on March 17, 2007 to May 30, 2007 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 

c.       The Needmore Kids Craft Club to use the elementary outside grounds or inside in gym if bad weather on April 7, 2007 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for Annual Easter Egg Hunt.

 

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.

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the following policies: 

 

a.       Second reading of Policy 240, Nontraditional Educational Opportunities, Pupils.  

 

b.      First reading of Policy 815, Acceptable Use Of Internet, Operations.   

 

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.

 

 

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following conferences:

 

a.       Julie Dickerhoff, Karen Solomon, Jennifer Keebaugh, Linda Schriever, and Sandra Crouse to attend the PASAP Conference on March 4 – 6, 2007 in Pittsburgh, PA as budgeted.

 

b.      Kent Hendershot to attend the Nike Championship Basketball Clinic on April 13 & 14, 2007 in Chester, WV as budgeted.

 

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.

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Edgar Yates and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the following volunteer coaches for spring sports:

 

a.       Rick Trainor

b.      Craig Elbin

c.       Amy Fischer

d.      Stephanie Mills

 

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.

 

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

 

Approve the following coaches as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

a.       Denise Conley as Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach

 

b.      Michelle Trail as Assistant Varsity Softball Coach

 

c.       Julie Dickerhoff as Assistant Jr. High Softball Coach.

 

Approve the following substitutes for the 2006/2007 school year.

 

a.       Francine Gibbs as a substitute secretary

b.      Barbara Peck as a substitute cafeteria worker.

 

 

Retroactive approval of Suzette Knox as long-term substitute teacher for Kathleen Zeitler from January 11, 2007 to February 9, 2007.

 

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.

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve a dual enrollment committee and concurrent agreements.

The committee will consist of the following: 

 

Kate Murphy from Penn State Mt. Alto

Jen Fisher from Hagerstown Community College

Barbara Zuchelli from Allegheny College of Maryland

Parent representatives:  Sandy Crouse and Linda Schriever.

Karen Solomon, Counselor

Brett Gilliland, Administrator. 

Richard Mosemann, Board Member.

 

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.

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to give authorization for the implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program for students K-12.

 

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.

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to authorize the business manager to invest $500,000.00 from the fund balance into the PLGIT CD program at a minimum of 4% for 365 days, and that it will be under an account called the Tax Stabilization Fund.

 

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.

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann 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 - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           Dwight Bard - yes    

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann 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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve payment of $135.67 per day for 8 days to Rodney & Faye Leese for use of 72 –passenger bus for Bus Route 8. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton- yes               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.

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve payment of $45.00 a day to M & C Lumber for driver for Bus Route 8.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton- yes               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.

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve payment of $120.00 a day to Brightbill Body Works for use of rental bus for Bus Route 8.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton- yes               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.

 

 

24.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve Connie Mellott and Karen Solomon to go to Columbus, Ohio on March 8 and March 9, 2007 for Power School training. 

 

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.

 

25.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the tax exoneration lists for the 2006-2007 school year as presented by the business manager. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton- abstain        John McKee - yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

           Dwight Bard - yes    

                                                     “ 8 ” yes “ 0 ” members no “ 1 ” member abstain.  Motion carried.

 

            Allen Morton abstained for personal reasons.

 

26.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside 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.

 

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

 

 The meeting adjourned at 9:50 p.m.