Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – October 16, 2007

 

 

          Board Meeting Minutes

 
 

 

 


The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for a special board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, 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, Kenny Wuertenberg, Patrick Bard, and Dwight Bard.

 

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

 

Visitors present were:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Walter Mills, Patty Murray, Dennis Gordon, Kelly Morton, Dennis Wolfe, Linda Wolfe, Denise Crouse, Gerri Strait, Brian Strait, Courtney Strait, Dalton Strait, Nichole Swope, Diana Bryner, Billie White, Joellen Jones, Carol Barnhardt, Terry Wertz, Paula Wertz, Danny Crouse, David Smith, and Carla Hartman.

 

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. Dan Meredith and Mrs. Carolyn Mottern were presented with a plaque and the following cast and crew of the play Oklahoma! were presented with certificates:

 

Brittany Douglas           Kelly Elbin                    Dorothy Hakakian

Christine Barlow           Megan Deneen Elizabeth Hartman

Elaina Truax                 Molly Deneen               Bailey Elbin

Taylor Leasure Morgan Mills                Brian Stanley

William Taylor  Stephen Wilt                 Daniel Wolfe

Carissa Gordon            Cody Murray               Jamie Bryner

Emmaline Crouse          Hannah Williams           Macy Crouse

Abby Hawkins Melanie Deneen            Danielle Lane

Taelor Morton              Jeb Williams                 Laura Hawkins

Alyssa O’Neal              Luke Stanley                Gary Swope

Brandon Wertz Kelsey White                Sami Musselman

Noah Smartt                 Morgan Strait               Ronald Williams

Tabitha Macon Kristin Palmer               Anthony Wertz

Ben Wilt                       Nathan Wuertenberg    Timothy Mottern          

Shaye Smartt                Olivia Mottern

 

            The cast sang Oklahoma! for the board members.

 

3.      There was no citizens’ participation.

 

4.      There was a presentation by Dr. Tracy Hinish and Mr. Robert Shinskie of Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 on Southern Fulton’s PSSA scores.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the minutes of the September 27, 2007, Board Meeting.  

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside - abstainDwight Bard – yes             

                                                     “ 7 ” yes “ 0 ” members no “ 1 ” member abstained.  Motion carried.

 

            Donald Whiteside abstained because he was not at the meeting.

 

6.      Communications.  There were two letters of resignation:  one from Julie Dickerhoff as Jr. High Softball Assistant Coach and one from Darlene DeShong as Jr. High Girls’ Softball Coach.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to accept with regret the following letters of resignation:

 

a.       Julie Dickerhoff as Jr. High Softball Assistant Coach effective immediately.

b.      Darlene DeShong as Junior High Girls’ Softball Coach.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the following substitutes for the 2007-2008 school year pending completion of paperwork.

 

Cafeteria Substitute                               Teacher Aide Substitutes

 

Ann Vanorsdale                                    Lisa Gartner

Lisa Gartner

 

Custodian Substitute                             Teacher Substitute

 

Dana Myers                                         Jennifer Arnoth                        

Warren Sipes

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve to change Diane Younker’s job classification from Special Education Lead Teacher to Special Education Supervisor. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the following Bus Stop Ahead signs:

 

a.       Carol Barnhardt residence at 433 Thorny Bush Lane, Warfordsburg, PA

b.      Scott Kerns residence at 11594 Buck Valley Road, Warfordsburg, PA

c.       Randy & Lori Remsburg residence at 728 Hill Road, Warfordsburg, PA.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve unpaid leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Wendy Wright for approximately six weeks starting tentatively January 19, 2008 to March 3, 2008.  

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to hire Bobbie Peck as part-time dishwasher at $8.00 an hour as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

 

 

 

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve to continue agreement with F & M Trust to utilize the Repo Sweep account.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the first reading of the following policies required for the strategic plan:

 

a.       Policy 204, Pupils, Attendance

b.      Policy 207, Pupils, Confidential Communications of Students

c.       Policy 216.2 Pupils, Student Records Exceptional Students

d.      Policy 218, Pupils, Student Discipline

e.       Policy 235, Pupils, Student Rights/Surveys

f.        Policy 236, Pupils, Student Assistance Program.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the financial reports as presented. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

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

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve for Dr. Brett Gilliland to attend the 2007 PASCD conference on November 18 – 20, 2007 in Hershey, PA. as budgeted.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve Extended Family Programs, Inc. as an Act 48 Program Placement provider.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to give authorization to apply for a grant for a laser engraving, cutting, and imaging system.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to make a donation of $1,000.00 to the Needmore Fire Company for their assistance when the school basement flooded.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Patrick Bard – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes     Dwight Bard – yes              

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

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to   adjourn the meeting.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:45 p.m.