Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – April 21, 2009

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21, 2009, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  The following members were present:

           

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

 

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

 

Visitors Present:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, David Smith, and Herbert Brambley.

 

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

 

2.      There was no student recognition.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation.  Mr. Herbert Brambley gave a presentation on his trip to the Iditarod.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the minutes of the March 17, 2009, Board Meeting.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

5.      Communications.  There was a thank you note from the Bollman family and a letter of resignation from Justin Sholes as Assistant Director and Stage Manager.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to accept with regret the letter of resignation of Justin Sholes as Assistant Director and Stage Manager.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the 2009/2010 school calendar.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse 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:

 

Dr. Walter L. Curfman

Karen Y. Fish

Phillip C. Nash

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 2009-2010 budget. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve a Bus Stop Ahead sign at the Todd Ritz residence at 1970 Lehman Road. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Sharon Knable as a substitute aide for the 2008/2009 school year.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve trip by Scholastic Scrimmage team to the national competition in Chicago from May 29, 2009, to May 31, 2009, at a district cost of $1900.00.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to accept bid in the amount of $3,400.00 by PDS Remodeling and Construction, to repair track retaining wall in accordance with bid specifications. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – 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 modifications to transportation contracts as presented by the Superintendent, pending the solicitor’s review and development of contractual language.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – no

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the LERTA Resolution.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – no

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – no

Donald Whiteside – no                       Kenny Wuertenberg – no

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – no  

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

 

 

 

 

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

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the payment of bills as presented. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – no

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

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

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                 Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - yes                             John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to go into Executive Session for personnel reasons with adjournment to immediately follow.

 

Patrick Bard – yes                                Edgar Yates – yes

Danny Crouse - no                              John McKee – yes

Donald Whiteside – yes                     Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Dwight Bard - yes                                Timothy Mellott – yes  

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

 

Executive Session began at 9:25 p.m. and ended at 10:35 p.m.

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:35 p.m.