Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – July 21, 2009

 

 

          Board Meeting Minutes

 
 

 

 


The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2009, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  There was an Executive Session held prior to the Board meeting for personnel issues.  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; 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.

 

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

 

2.      There was no student recognition.

 

3.       There was no citizens’ participation

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the minutes of the June 23, 2009, Board Meeting with revisions.  

 

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.

 

5.      Communications.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr.  Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept with regret the following letters of resignation:

 

a.       George Kuhne as 7th & 8th Grade Science teacher.

b.      Angela Booth as Yearbook Advisor.

c.       Jeffrey Marteeny as Technology Teacher.

 

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. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the WAYS to use athletic fields available from August 14, 2009 to October 1, 2009 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., as coordinated by the Athletic Director as per 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.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the following conferences:

 

a.       Retroactive approval for Debbie Bahrenburg to attend the KEYTA Conference on June 17 – June 19, 2009.

b.      Ralph Scott to attend the Blendedschools.net on July 28 -29, 2009, with costs paid by Blendedschools.net.

 

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. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the second reading of the following policies: 

 

a.       Policy 304, Employees, Employment of District Staff.

b.      Policy 504, Classified Employees, Employment of Classified Employees.

c.       Policy 810.1, Operations, Transportation.

d.      Policy 818, Operations, Contracted Services.

 

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. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve Joseph Hollenshead as Cross Country Head Coach as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

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. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve Susan Leister as Elementary/Art teacher at Step 1, Column 1, at a salary of $36, 219.00 for the 2009-2010 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – yes

Richard Mosemann - no     John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse – yes            Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Timothy Mellott – yes  

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Jennifer Miller as Elementary Life Skills teacher at Step 2, Column 2, at a salary of $39,837.00 for the 2009-2010 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

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.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve Van Duncan as High School Science teacher at Step 1, Column 1, at a salary of $36,219.00 for the 2009-2010 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

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.

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Via Shaw as instructional assistant for the 2009-2010 school year at $8.25 an hour pending new support staff agreement.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                 Edgar Yates – no

Richard Mosemann - yes    John McKee – yes

Danny Crouse – yes            Kenny Wuertenberg – yes

Donald Whiteside - yes      Timothy Mellott – yes  

Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Lindsey Yorke as instructional assistant for the 2009-2010 school year at $8.25 an hour pending new support staff agreement.

 

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. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to advertise for Requests for Proposals (RFP’s) for a district-wide facilities feasibility study.

 

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. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to proceed to the next step with the Energy Conservation Services Program RFP. 

 

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. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the financial reports as presented.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. John McKee to accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

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.

 

21. A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. John McKee to adjourn the meeting.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion Carried. 

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.