Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes –September 27, 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 Thursday, September 27, 2007, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.   The following members were present:

 

Richard Mosemann, Allen Morton, Bill Whiteside, Edgar Yates, John McKee, Kenny Wuertenberg, and Dwight Bard.

 

Also present were Ralph R. Scott, superintendent; Brett Gilliland, high school principal; Robert Lascher, solicitor; LuAnne Keebaugh, business manager; Michael Shaw, facilities manager; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

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

 

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

 

2.      There was no student recognition.  President Dwight Bard presented LuAnne Keebaugh with a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the Board.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation. Glenn Ward wanted to discuss a fuel adjustment for his bus.

 

Patrick Bard arrived at 8:23 p.m.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the minutes of the August 8, 2007, Special Meeting and August 21, 2007, Board Meeting.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

5.      Communications.  There were three letters:  one from David Smith requesting a two-year extension of van contracts for D & K Transport, Inc.; one from Carolyn Mottern about the complimentary tickets for the musical Oklahoma; one from Kent Hendershot requesting permission to begin a cross country program.

 

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

 

Substitute Teachers                               Cafeteria Substitutes

                       

Carol Souders                                      Sandra Wills                

Linda Smith                                          Karen Rohm

Carol Wolf                                           Donna Powell

Carol Hendershot                                 Dana Myers

Bradley Truax                                       Carrie Bradley

                                                            Ashley Johnson

 

Teacher Aide Substitutes                      Secretary Substitutes

 

Tamera Hixon                                       Tamera Hixon

Tammy True

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the following for Game Managers as per the Professional Staff Contract:

 

Melissa Barton

Terry/Mike Shade

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following for Game Managers as per the Professional Staff Contract:

 

Jeannie Morton

Heather Kauffman

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – abstain      John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

                                                     “ 6 ” yes “ 1 ” members no “ 1 ” member abstain.  Motion carried.

            Allen Morton abstained because Jeannie Morton is his mother.

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve H. Justus Brambley as Asst. Jr. High Soccer coach at a salary of $1,147.00 as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve Aileen Molinick as mentor for Carol Hendershot/New Special Education Teacher as per the Professional Staff Contract. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick 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 to hire Mary Breakall as high school/guidance secretary, retroactive to August 27, at an hourly rate of $9.75.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Nancy Wright and Heather Powell as instructional assistants at a beginning hourly rate of $8.00, as per the Support Staff Contract.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the following volunteers for the elementary basketball program pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Thomas Strait

b.      Terry Wertz

c.       Brian Mottern

d.      Tammy Ifert

e.       Linda Francis

f.        Becky Ray

g.       Joe Hollenshead

h.       Rocky Smith

i.         Brook Francis

j.        Jeremy Clingerman

k.      Lucas Mellott

l.         Derek Younker

m.     Zane Baker

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve L. Allen Morton as a volunteer for the elementary basketball program pending completion of paperwork.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – abstain      John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

            Mr. Allen Morton abstained because he could not vote on himself.

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to give authorization to initiate a 2007 fall cross-country program, contingent upon PIAA approval. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve inclusion of Form WH-380 and WH-381 U. S. Department of Labor forms into our FMLA policy. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

 

 

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve the Local Wellness Policy Amendment Form for the next two years.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the 2006-2007 budget transfers in the amount of $477,033.59 as listed. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – no

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve to advertise for Bus Route #10 as per contractor’s request.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to approve the request by D & K Transport for a 4-year extension on van transportation contract for Vo-Tech.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – no               John McKee – no

Bill Whiteside - no               Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Dwight Bard – no                 Patrick Bard – no 

                                                     “ 2 ” yes “ 6 ” members no.  Motion failed.

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the request by D & K Transport for a 2-year extension on van transportation contracts until June 30, 2010, with the stipulation he is to purchase a mini bus.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - no               Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

 

 

 

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside 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

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to approve payment of bills as presented. 

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

24.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve Ellen Henry as elementary special education teacher at a prorated salary of $36,452.00, Step 2, Column 1 of the Professional Staff Contract.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

25.  A motion was  made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve LuAnne Keebaugh be retained for the purpose of providing assistance to the Southern Fulton School District Business Office operations for the period effective September 24, 2007 through approximately November, 2007 at the agreed upon rate of $20.00 per hour with need determined by Superintendent.  This assistance shall include, but not limited to preparation/filing of required state reports and general business office responsibilities.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

29.  A motion was made by Mr. Bill Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve additional teaching assignment for Herbert Brambley for environmental education and related grant duties.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

 

 

26.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates to accept the quote of $7200.00 from Tonoloway Enterprises for installation of additional lighting for the high school parking lot.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

27.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to give a fuel adjustment of $.03 a mile for diesel fuel costing $2.50 per gallon or more based on the off road (without taxes) price at Deshong’s Gas Station on the 15th of each month for this year.

           

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

28.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton authorizing purchase of 1 or 2 new steamers for the kitchens at a maximum cost of $25,000.00 for both.

 

Richard Mosemann - yes    Edgar Yates – yes

Allen Morton – yes             John McKee – yes

Bill Whiteside - yes             Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – abstain        

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

 

Patrick Bard abstained because he was not present when the steamers were discussed.

 

29.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Edgar Yates 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

Dwight Bard - yes                Patrick Bard – yes               

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

 

30.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Bill Whiteside to go into Executive Session for Personnel reasons.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried.  Executive Session began at 9:30 p. m. and ended at 9:57 p.m.

 

 

 

31.  A motion was made by Mr. Edgar Yates and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to readvertise for Business Manager.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried.

 

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

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:59 p.m.