Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – March 18, 2008

 

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for the regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, 2008, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  The following members were present:

 

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

 

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

 

Visitors present were:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Marlin C. Wertz, Daisy Mae (Everts) Wertz, Melissa D. Weller, Dakota Jones, Cheyenne Miller, Amanda Schetrompf, David Smith, Lance Allen Hixon, Sharon Berkshire, Scott Wayne Risbon, Ashley Risbon, Kristen Risbon, Cheyenne Risbon, Paige Risbon, Julia Ann (Decker) Fletcher, Lynn Bard, Gloria Lanehart, April Swope, Tiffany Swope, and Brianna Strait.

 

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

           

2.      Student Recognition.  The following Diploma Recovery Program graduates:  Lance Alan Hixon, Scott Wayne Risbon, Daisy Mae (Everts) Wertz, and Julia Ann (Decker) Fletcher.

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg to approve the Diploma Recovery Program graduates as presented by Dr. Gilliland.

 

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.

 

4.      There was no citizens’ participation. 

 

Dwight Bard announced that there was an Executive Session held prior to the Board meeting for litigation and student issues.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the minutes of the February 19, 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.

 

2.      Communications.  There was a letter from Dan Meredith requesting permission to host the 2010 PMEA District Chorus Festival at Southern Fulton and a letter from David Smith requesting changes to his present contracts.

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the request from Dan Meredith for permission to host the 2010 PMEA District Chorus Festival at Southern Fulton.

 

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.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the 2008/2009 tentative 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.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Stacy Gelvin as a substitute teacher for the 2007/2008 school year pending completion of paperwork.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the following coaches as per the Professional Staff Contract:

 

a.       Denise Conley - Girls Varsity Volleyball Coach

b.      Cajun Woodal - Girls JV Volleyball Coach

 

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. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Brian Palmer as a volunteer track coach. 

 

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.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Philip Wilson as school psychologist for the 2008-2009 school year at a cost of $20,000.00. 

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the Southern Fulton administration to attend TIU 11 Administrative Retreat at Raystown on July 21, and July 22, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the Ag Ed./Tech. Ed. classes to go to the Smithsonian Air & Space Museum on April 18, 2008 from 8:05 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

 

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.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the Shooting Stars to use the high school cafeteria on May 4, 2008 or May 18, 2008, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for basket bingo in accordance with 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.

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Billie Brown as long-term substitute for senior high mathematics position.

 

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.  Discussion of Tax Assessment Appeal.  No discussion was held.

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg to approve the request by David Smith of D & K Transport, Inc. to change the following:

 

a.       Current van contract to replace a 9 + 1 passenger handicapped accessible van with and 18 + 1 passenger handicapped accessible mini school bus.  All other terms of the contract remain the same.

 

b.      Current school bus route # 15 from David R. Smith to D & K Transport, Inc.  All other terms of the contract remain the same.

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the financial reports as submitted.  

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve payment of bills.

 

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. Danny Crouse to accept the administrative reports.

 

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. Patrick Bard to adjourn the meeting.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:30 p.m.