Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – February 16, 2010

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  The following members were present:

 

Patrick Bard, Danny Crouse, Dwight Bard, Donald Whiteside, Mark Mosemann, Allen Morton, Timothy Hull, Timothy Mellott and Kenny Wuertenberg.

 

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

 

Visitors present were:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Elizabeth Cheatle, David Smith, Chuck Frame, Gordon Walker and Herbert Brambley.

 

1.       The meeting was opened with prayer by Mr. Donald Whiteside and the Pledge of Allegiance led by Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg.

 

2.      There was no student recognition.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation.  Herbert Brambley made a presentation on the nature trail,

Mr. Chuck Frame made a presentation of the audit report, and Mr. Gordon Walker talked to the board about our financial status.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the minutes of the January 19, 2010 Board meeting.

 

Patrick Bard – abstain        Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

                Patrick Bard abstained because he was not present at the January meeting.

 

5.      Communications.  There was a letter from Ayr Township stating that they had adopted a resolution to withdraw from the Intergovernmental Agreement of Cooperation with the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Commission.

                                                                                                                                                              

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the second reading of the following policies: 

 

a.       Policy 335, Administrative Employees, Family and Medical Leaves

b.      Policy 435, Professional Employees, Family and Medical Leaves

c.       Policy 535, Support Staff Employees, Family and Medical Leaves.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve an unpaid leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Amanda Keiper, starting tentatively May 15, 2010 until the end of the school year. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve an unpaid leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Valerie White. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to authorize the administration to coordinate the Mobile Dentist Program for the 2010/2011 school year.  VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

 

 

 

10.   A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the following use of the building requests:

 

a.       WAYS Soccer to use any fields available at the high school from March 15, 2010, to May 31, 2010, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to play soccer.

 

b.      Semper Fi Memorial to use track, front parking area, inside lobby area, and restrooms at the high school on April 17, 2010, from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 for a 5K run/walk.

 

c.       Beta Sigma Phi to use the cafeteria and kitchen at the high school on April 25, 2010, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. for basket bingo to raise money for Steven Szwydek’s memorial trip to DC.

 

d.      PSU Cooperative Extension to use the elementary gym and library on March 4 – 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. for a S.F.E.S. family fitness program grades 3 – 6.

 

e.       PSU Cooperative Extension 4-H to use any available space at the elementary on February 17, 19, 22, 24, March 1, 3, 5, and 8 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for Friends Helping Friends grade 6.  VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve  the Cheerleaders to go to the ECA Nationals in Williamsburg, VA on March 12, 2010, to March 14, 2010, for a cheerleading competition.  VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to  approve school vehicles turn around signs at the David Smith residence at 5056 Thompson Road.  VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the financial reports as presented.  VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the payment of bills as presented.   VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the administrative reports as presented.  VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

16.  There was a discussion of a football cooperative program.  None of the board members expressed interest in polling for student interest or determining potential cost.

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to do a feasibility study.

 

Patrick Bard –  yes              Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - no              Allen Morton - no

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – no  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to Amend Something Previously Adopted to substitute the previously approved meeting minutes of the April 21, 2009, Board Meeting with a version of the minutes reflecting the 2009-2010 school calendar as adopted by the Board in place of the unadopted version of the calendar attached to the prior minutes.  VOICE VOTE.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard - yes                Timothy Hull – yes

Donald Whiteside– yes       Timothy Mellott – yes  

    Kenny Wuertenberg - yes              

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to adjourn the meeting.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:50 p.m.