Southern Fulton School District

13083 Buck Valley Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – July 18, 2006

 

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 18, 2006, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  There was an Executive Session for negotiations reasons held prior to the board meeting.  The following members were present:

 

Richard Mosemann, Bill Whiteside, Donald Whiteside, John McKee, Kenny Wuertenberg, Patrick Bard, Edgar Yates, 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; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News and David Smith.

 

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

 

2.      Citizens Participation.  David Smith discussed the activity run.

 

Allen Morton arrived at 8:45 p.m.

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the minutes of the June 20, 2006, Board Meeting. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside–abstain Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

            Donald Whiteside abstained because he was not present for the meeting.

 

4.      Communications.  There were two letters:  one from Edward Stenger from VFW about having difficulties in getting the name of the student to receive the award from the organization and a letter of resignation from Michelle Lane as high school instructional assistant.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept with regret the letter of resignation from Michelle Lane as instructional aide effective July 5, 2006 and authorize the administration to advertise.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve Cindy Layton as Part-time Assistant High School Principal at a stipend of $6,152.00.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Bethany Bickel as Vocational Agriculture teacher at Step 1, Column 1, at $34,632.00 for the 2006/2007 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – no

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

8.      Discussion of activity bus route:  David Smith explained his RFP and answered questions from the Board.  He will provide one bus and endeavor to provide two as needed.  He agreed to coordinate activity bus requests with other contractors and the school.

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the following individuals as extra curricular coaches/advisors in the specified positions for the 2006/2007 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract:

 

a.       Julie Dickerhoff as Head Varsity Volleyball Coach

b.      Jennifer Keebaugh as Asst. Varsity Volleyball Coach

c.       Kent Hendershot as Head Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

d.      Kent Hendershot as Asst. Junior High Baseball Coach

e.       Dave Gordon as Asst. Varsity Boys Basketball Coach

f.        Dave Gordon Head Junior High Baseball Coach

g.       Mark Mellott as Head Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

h.       Terry Bard as Asst. Girls Varsity Basketball Coach

i.         Joe Hollenshead as Head Girls Jr. High Basketball Coach

j.        Amy Fischer as Asst. Girls Jr. High Basketball Coach

k.      Terry Wertz as Head Boys Jr. High Basketball Coach

l.         Justin Sholes as Asst. Boys Jr. High Basketball Coach

m.     Mike Shade as Head Varsity Softball Coach

n.       Stephanie Mills as Asst. Varsity Softball Coach

o.      Darlene Deshong as Head Jr. High Softball Coach

p.      Darlene Deshong as Elementary Basketball Coordinator

q.      Matthew Quigg as Head Varsity Baseball Coach

r.        Matthew Quigg as Athletic Director

s.       F. Bart Elbin as Asst. Varsity Baseball Coach

t.        George Kuhne as Head Track Coach

u.       Cheryl Smith as Asst. Track Coach

v.       Jon Diffenderfer as Asst. Track Coach

w.     Debbie Hixon as Cheerleading Advisor

x.       Luanne Keebaugh as Game Manager

y.       Eric Poe as Instrumental Music Director.

z.       Karen Smartt as Band Front Advisor

aa.   Dan Meredith as Vocal Music Director and Stage Director.

bb.  Heather Hollenshead as National Junior Honor Society Advisor.

cc.   Carolyn Mottern as Play Director/Drama Coach.

dd.  Andrew Pepple and Angela Booth as Co-Yearbook Advisors.

ee.   Judith Schriver as National Honor Society Advisor.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve a nursing services contract with Interim Health Care Services, Inc. for the 2006-2007 school year. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the financial reports as presented. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the payment of bills as presented. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - no                Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to go into Executive Session for personnel and potential litigation reasons.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.   Executive Session began at 9:37 p.m. and ended at 11:45 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Act 93 Agreement. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Edgar Yates and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the salary of $33,500.00 for LuAnne Keebaugh, Business Manager, for the 2006-2007 school year with an incentive of $1,500.00 to achieve an associate degree in accounting.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the salary of $ 20,500.00 for Betty Feagley, Secretary to the Superintendent, and salary of $4,386.00 for Board Secretary for the 2006-2007 school year.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the salary of $21,840.00 for Lori Bard, Assistant Business Manager, for the 2006-2007 school year. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  abstain   

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

 

            Dwight Bard abstained because Lori Bard is his wife.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the salary of $29,000.00 for Michael Shaw, Facilities Manager, for the 2006-2007 school year. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – 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 salary of $28,762.00 for Barbara Fischer, Cafeteria Supervisor, for the 2006-2007 school year. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the salary of $74,746.80 for Kendra Trail, Elementary Principal, for the 2006-2007 school year.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the salary of $74,746.80 for Brett Gilliland, High School Principal, for the 2006-2007 school year. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to go into Executive Session for personnel reasons.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.   Executive Session began at 11:52 p.m. and ended at 12:10 p.m. 

 

 

 

 

24.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the salary of $97,500.00 for Ralph Scott, Superintendent, for the 2006-2007 school year and benefit package. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee  - yes

Allen Morton - yes              Kenny Wuertenberg  – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard  –  yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Edgar Yates  – yes

                   Dwight Bard  -  yes          

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

 

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

 

The meeting was adjourned at 12:15 p.m.