Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – August 21, 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, August 21, 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; Kendra Trail, elementary principal; Brett Gilliland, high school principal; Robert Lascher, solicitor; LuAnne Keebaugh, business manager; Doug Leisher, technology specialist; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

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

 

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

 

2.      There was no citizens’ participation.

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the minutes of the July 17, 2007 Board Meeting.  

 

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.

 

4.      Communications.  There was one letter of resignation from Jaime Barnard as part-time dishwasher.

 

 

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the list of fundraisers for the 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.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the list of field trips for the 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.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the list of professional conferences. 

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the 2007/2008 teaching and staff assignments.  

 

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. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the Coaches Handbook.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

                        Dwight Bard - yes       

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

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Letter of Agreement with Manito for the 2007/08 school year for the Student Assistance Program (SAP).

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve Tri-State Community Health Center as school doctor at a rate of $8.00 per student for the 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.

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the reauthorization charter for the Tuscarora Blended Learning Charter School, Inc.  

 

 Richard Mosemann - yes  Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – no               John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – no

                        Dwight Bard - yes       

                                                     “ 6 ” yes “ 3 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve to give authorization to employ day-to-day substitutes (professional and support staff) as needed provided each candidate has on file a valid teaching certificate (professional) criminal background check, child abuse history clearance, FBI clearance, required health and TB test, and federal form I-9.

 

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. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve Mike Shade as Head Teacher for the elementary school at a budgeted stipend of $1,000.00.

 

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. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the following mentors with a stipend as per the Professional Staff Contract:

 

a.       Mike Shade – Stacy Smith

b.      Kristi Whiteside – Cindy Flaherty

c.       Deanne Baker – Suzette Knox/Amber Clark

d.      Terry Shade/Sandy Strait – Amanda Fulmor

e.       Yvonne Griest - Melissa Barton

f.        Rodney Leese - Ashley Newfield

g.       Jen Keebaugh - Dustin Fischer

h.       Cindy Layton - Jeffrey Marteeny

i.         Joey Hollenshead - Rebecca Mosemann

j.        Julie Dickerhoff - Melissa Mackel

 

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. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the following substitute teachers for the 2007-2008 school year pending completion of paperwork:

 

Gina Angelo                             Michael Harrison                      Maggie Swope

Jill Mellott                                 Bridgette Bailey                        Chrissie Klinger

Brian Camberg             Amy Strait                                Melissa Boboige

Denise Wengert                        Samantha Conner                     Jennifer Miller

Mechele Seville                        Jessica Schwartzmier                Angela Fuss

Heather Eberhart                      Elizabeth Homisteck

 

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. Donald Whiteside to approve for WAYS to use available athletic fields and old elementary field from August 1, 2007, to October 31, 2007, subject to approval by Buildings & Grounds Supervisor and Athletic Director.

 

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. John McKee to approve Carol Hendershot as a long- term substitute for grade 5-6 special education teacher until a certified candidate is hired.

 

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. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following coaches as per the Professional Staff Contract:

 

a.       Melissa Mackel as Head Jr. High Volleyball Coach.

b.      Rebecca Mosemann as Assistant Jr. High Volleyball Coach.

 

Richard Mosemann-abstain Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

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.

 

            Richard Mosemann abstained because Rebecca Mosemann is his daughter-in-law.

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve a Safe School Consultant to provide assistance in developing/revising Southern Fulton Critical Incident Plan at a cost of approximately $600.00.   

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to accept bid from Tonoloway Enterprises to do curbing as the elementary at a cost of $5,800.00.

 

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.

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Policy 810.2, Operations, Video Monitoring System.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton – no               John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - no               Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – no

                        Dwight Bard - yes       

                                                     “ 4” yes “ 5 ” members no.  Motion failed.

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the quote of $6,450.00 from Quality HVAC to install the high school cafeteria air conditioning, as budgeted.

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve a Bus Stop Ahead Sign at the Kevin and Susie Mellott residence at 8138 Great Cove Road, Needmore, PA.

 

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. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to accept Dual-Enrollment Grant for 2007-2008 in the amount of $17,860 for high school students participating in college courses conducted by Penn State Mount Alto and Allegheny College of Maryland.   

 

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. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve implementation of high school breakfast program with the following prices:

 

a.       Students - $1.00

b.      Reduced - $  .30

c.       Adults -    $1.25

 

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. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve job description of High School Principal.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside - no        Patrick Bard – yes

                        Dwight Bard - yes       

                                                     “ 6 ” yes “ 3 ” members no.  Motion carried.

 

28.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to accept the letter of resignation from Jaime Barnard as part-time dishwasher 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

29.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the High School and Elementary student handbooks.  

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

                        Dwight Bard - yes       

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

 

30.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann 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.

 

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

 

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.

 

32.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the request for authorization to recommend candidate to TIU 11 for employment in AMERICORPS to deliver student transition services for Southern Fulton students subject to successfully obtaining mandated clearances.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - no               Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Patrick Bard – yes

                        Dwight Bard - yes       

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

 

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

 

34.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to go into Executive Session for Personnel, Student Issues, and Possible Litigation reasons with adjournment to immediately follow.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried.  Executive Session began at 9:30 p. m. and ended at 10:00 p.m.

 

35.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to   adjourn the meeting.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:40 p.m.