Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – March 20, 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, March 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, Danny Crouse, David Smith, Stacy Hull, and Glenn Ward.

 

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

 

2.      Student Recognition.  There was no student recognition.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation.  Dr. Marsha Soult gave a presentation on the Community College Project, followed by a question and answer session.

 

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

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton- yes               John McKee - abstain

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside- abstain                Patrick Bard – yes

           Dwight Bard - yes    

                                                     “ 7 ” yes “ 0 ” members no “ 2 ” members abstain.  Motion carried.

 

Donald Whiteside and John McKee abstained because they were not present at the meetings.

 

5.      Communications.  There were seven letters of intent to retire from Todd Hoffner, Lucy Sterner, Carol Hendershot, Carol Wolf, Kathleen Zeitler, Carol Souders, and Linda Smith.

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Mr. Todd Hoffner as Social Studies teacher and authorize the administration 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.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Ms. Lucy Sterner as English teacher and authorize the administration 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. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Mrs. Carol Hendershot as Fifth Grade teacher and authorize the administration 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.

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Mrs. Carol Wolf as Kindergarten teacher and authorize the administration 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Ms. Kathleen Zeitler as Fourth Grade teacher and authorize the administration 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.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Mrs. Carol Souders as Fourth Grade teacher and authorize the administration 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.

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of intent to retire from Mrs. Linda Smith as Title I Reading Specialist and authorize the administration 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.

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Bobbie Jo Peck as a substitute cafeteria worker pending completion of paperwork.

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. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the following coaches:

 

a.       Dustin Fischer as a volunteer baseball coach.

 

b.      Lory Baker as Assistant Track Coach as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

c.       Herbert Brambley as Jr. High Soccer Coach as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

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. Bill Whiteside to approve Francine Gibbs as a temporary aide at the elementary at $7.75 an hour with no benefits for the remainder of the 2006-2007 school year. 

 

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. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside for retroactive approval of Suzette Knox as long-term substitute teacher for Carol Wolf from February 12, 2007 to March 2, 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.

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the following conferences:

 

a.       Mark Mellott and Terry Bard to attend the Nike Championship Basketball Clinic on April 13 & 14, 2007 in Chester, WV as budgeted.

 

b.      Kendra Trail to attend the PA Inspired Leadership training on April 19 and 20, 2007 in State College. 

 

c.       Diane Younker to attend the PDE 2007 Conference Meeting the Needs of All Students on March 27 – 30, 2007 in Hershey.

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to authorize the administration to coordinate the Mobile Dentist Program, effective 2007/2008 school year.

 

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. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 2007-2008 budget.

 

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. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve for Grade 1 – 6 students who meet the citizenship reward criteria to go to Lakemont Park, Altoona, PA, on May 30, 2007, with a rain date of May 31, 2007.  Transportation costs will be paid by the PTA.

 

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. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the Shooting Stars to use the high school cafeteria on May 20, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for basket bingo in accordance with board policy.

 

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. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the second 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.

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the 2007/2008 school calendar. 

 

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.

 

24.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve to accept grant from the Pennsylvania Association of Conservation Districts, Inc. (PACD) in the amount of $3,000.00 for a Meaningful Watershed Experience. 

 

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. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton 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.

 

26.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee 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.

 

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

 

 The meeting adjourned at 9:40 p.m.