Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – October 17, 2006

 

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2006, 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; 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, Glenn Ward, David Smith, Caleb Myers, Alan Myers, Billie Myers, Kevin Truax, Larry Truax, Susan Truax, and Brad Truax.

 

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

 

2.      Student Recognition.  .  Mr. Brett Gilliland recognized Caleb Myers as Junior High Student of the Month and Kevin Truax as Senior High Student of the Month.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation.  David Smith discussed the activities run and Glenn Ward requested a school bus stop ahead sign.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve a Bus Stop Ahead and Turnaround Sign at the Victor Diehl residence at 951 Sideling Hill Road.

 

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.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the minutes of the September 12, 2006 Special Meeting and the September 19, 2006 Board Meeting.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates - yes

Allen Morton - yes              John McKee  - abstain

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.

 

            John McKee abstained because he was not present at the meeting.

 

6.      Communications.  There were no communications.

 

7.      Brett Gilliland did a PSSA scores presentation.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the 2005-2006 budget transfers in the amount of $172,443.18 as listed.

 

  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. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve a leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Wendy Ritz for six weeks without pay; dates to be determined. 

 

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. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the following substitutes for the 2006/2007 school year, pending completion of paperwork:

 

Substitute Teachers             Substitute Custodian                 Substitute Aides

 

Elizabeth E. Hill Merica                   Betty Strait                               Vivian Bernhard

Jamie Shipley

Andrew Hendershot

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.

 

We received two bids for the condensing unit and Dwight Bard opened them.  There was one from M. S. Johnson at a cost of $20,150.00 and one from Knisely & Sons for $22,000.00.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the bid from M. S. Johnson at a cost of $20,150.00 to replace condensing unit in the elementary gym.

 

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. Edgar Yates and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the Strategic Plan, retroactive to September 29, 2006. 

 

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.  There was a discussion of the bus bids and activities run.  It was decided to readvertise the bus bids and activities run.

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to readvertise the bus bids and the activities run.

 

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.

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to table the job description for part-time bus driver.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion failed.  There was a roll call vote taken.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Richard Mosemann to approve the following safety items:

 

a.       Recommend approval of purchasing camera, monitor, and intercom equipment for high school kitchen door at a cost not to exceed $675 (Staff will install);

 

b.      Recommend approval of purchasing nine (9) Sargent door locksets for the elementary at a cost not to exceed $2100;

 

c.       Request authorization for the Superintendent and Business Manager to proceed with the necessary action to either secure bids and/or quotes as well as purchase safety related equipment that would include, among other things, locks, cameras, monitoring equipment, etc., in accordance with the requirements of the School Code and any bidding requirements under the law at an amount not to exceed $50,000.00.

 

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. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the Business Manager’s recommendation to enter into an agreement with F & M Trust to utilize the Repo Sweep account with Board review within three (3) months.

 

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. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee 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.

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann 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.

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to go into Executive Session for negotiation reasons to be immediately followed by adjournment.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.  Executive Session began at 10:17 p.m. and ended at 10:41.  

 

The meeting was adjourned at 10:41 p.m.