Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – April 15, 2008

 

 

          Board Meeting Minutes

 
 

 

 


The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for the regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, 2008, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  There was an Executive Session held prior to the Board meeting for a student issue.  The following members were present:

 

Patrick Bard, Richard Mosemann, Danny Crouse, Donald Whiteside, Edgar Yates, John McKee, Kenny Wuertenberg, Tim Mellott, and Dwight Bard.

 

Also present were Ralph R. Scott, superintendent; Brett Gilliland, high school principal; Kendra Trail, elementary principal; Doug Leisher, technology specialist; Michael Shaw, facilities manager; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Marlene Diffenderfer, and Kristin Mellott.

 

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

 

2.      There was no student recognition.

 

3.      There was no citizens’ participation. 

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the minutes of the March 18, 2008, Board Meeting.  

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

5.      Communications.  There were two letters:  a letter of resignation from Sarah (Perry) Watkins and a letter from Lori Bard thanking the board for letting the band participate in the parade at Pigeon Forge.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to accept the letter of resignation of Sarah Watkins as Independent Contracted LPN.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the 2008/2009 school calendar.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the first reading of Policy 207, Pupils, Confidential Communications Of Students. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the following nominees to serve as the school board representatives on the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit Board of Directors for a three-year term:

 

Elaine E. Van Horn

Bonnie K. Cramer

Dwight D. Bard

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - abstain

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

 

            Dwight Bard abstained because he was one of the nominees being voted upon.

 

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 2008-2009 budget.  

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – no       Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the following substitutes for the 2007-2008 school year pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Bonnie Wiley as a substitute secretary and substitute instructional assistant

b.      Daisy Wertz as a substitute custodian, substitute instructional assistant, and substitute cafeteria worker.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church to use the old elementary parking lot on June 14, 2008, for extra parking for a special program as per board policy. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the following field trips:

 

a.       Junior/Senior Stars to go to Hershey Park on May 16, 2008, from 7:30 p.m. May 16 to 8:00 a.m. May 17, 2008.

 

b.      11th Grade Health & PE to go to the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore on May 23, 2008, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

 

c.       Scholastic Scrimmage to go to State College on April 12, 2008, from 6:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for an Academic Competition.

 

d.      Scholastic Scrimmage to go to Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh on April 26 2008, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the State Quiz Bowl Championship. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to change the date of the June meeting from June 17, 2008, to June 24, 2008.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

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

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the payment of bills as presented.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – 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 accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann– yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Timothy Mellott – yes

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to go into Executive Session for a Personnel Issue to be followed by adjournment.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried.  Executive Session began at 9:10 p.m. and ended at 10:05 p.m.

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:05 p.m.