Southern Fulton School District

13083 Buck Valley Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – September 19, 2006

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2006, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.   The following members were present:

 

Allen Morton, Donald Whiteside, Edgar Yates, Kenny Wuertenberg, Patrick Bard, 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; Doug Leisher, technology specialist; Patrick Fanelli, solicitor; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were:   Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Glenn Ward, Andrew Pepple, Michael Johnson, Heather Kauffman, Bethany Bickle, Deneen Fogal, and Jaime Barnard.

 

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

 

2.      Citizens Participation.  There several six employees who came and introduced themselves to the board. 

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the minutes of the August 15, 2006, Board Meeting.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

4.      Communications.  There were two letters:  a letter of resignation from DeAnn Hawkins as physical therapist and a letter from Myers Implements thanking us for our business.

 

5.      The Activities RFP’s were opened.  There was one Activities RFP from Eugene Ward for boys’ junior high, junior varsity and varsity basketball.  Since the RFP did not meet the advertised requirements.  The board did not act upon it.  The district will readvertise the activity run and consider purchasing a bus.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg to advertise for bus drivers fro potential activities bus.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – no

Donald Whiteside – yes     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

7.      There will be a presentation of AYP/PSSA information by principals when information is available.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Mike Shade as Head Teacher for the elementary school at a budgeted stipend of $1,000.00.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept with regret the letter of resignation from DeAnn Hawkins as part-time physical therapist and to approve Barbara MacDonald as physical therapist at a rate of $75.00 an hour.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the following volunteers for the elementary basketball program pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Tammi Ifert, Joseph Hollenshead, Brian Mottern, Linda Francis, Terry Wertz, Tom Strait, and Amy Fischer.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the following volunteers for the elementary basketball program pending completion of paperwork:

 

b.      Allen Morton

 

Allen Morton - abstain       Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Michael Johnson to attend a conference for Social Thinking Deficits in Autism Spectrum Disorders:  Strategies for Home and School on September 28 – 29, 2006 in Harrisburg with funding to come from the Inclusion Grant or Title II funds. 

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

13.   A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the state mandated changes to the K-12 English As a Second Language Program.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the Southern Fulton Athletic Association to use the high school cafeteria on November 11, 2006 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. for their annual sportsman raffle as per board policy.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

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

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

 

 

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Edgar Yates and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the payment of bills as presented. 

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve a School Bus Stop Ahead sign at the Laurence Ebersole residence at 2306 Gem Bridge Road.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve insulation replacement and roof repairs by Heidler Roofing at the high school in the amount of $2,282.00.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve Connie Mellott and Angie Booth as Co-Game Managers to work with LuAnne Keebaugh.

 

Allen Morton - yes              Edgar Yates – yes

Donald Whiteside –  yes    Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard  -  yes              Patrick Bard  –  yes             

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

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

 

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