Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes October 20, 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, October 20, 2009, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg. There was an Executive Session held prior to the Board meeting for reasons of litigation. The following members were present:

Patrick Bard, Richard Mosemann, Danny Crouse, Donald Whiteside, Edgar Yates, John McKee, 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; Debra Schetrompf, business manager; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

Visitors Present: David Smith, Paul Swope and Janna Swope.

 

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.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the minutes of the September 15, 2009, Board Meeting.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

4.      Communications. There were a letter of interest from Kimball Architecture, a thank you letter from the Margaret Barnhart family, and an e-mail from Stephanie Bard from Employment and Training Services of Fulton County about a youth helping with custodial work.

 

 

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Dennis Stotler for a Southern Fulton High School diploma via the Diploma Recovery Program.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the 11th graders, Health II, and Allied Health to go to Franklin Institute in Philadelphia to Body Works 2 on November 13, 2009, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to a approve leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for intermittent unpaid leave for Valerie White for the 2009-2010 school year.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Bradley Fitz as a long-term substitute teacher for grades 7 & 8 Math and English from approximately November 9, 2009, to February 1, 2010, at a daily rate of $115.00.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the following day-to-day substitutes for the 2009/2010 school year pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Sean Scanlon as substitute teacher

b.      Winter Decker as substitute teacher

c.       John Henry as substitute teacher

d.      James Harvey as substitute teacher

e.       Kenneth Welsh as substitute teacher

f.        Hope Moore as substitute teacher

g.       Carolyn Stermer as substitute teacher

h.       Bradley Fitz as substitute teacher

i.         Chad Mickle as substitute teacher

j.        Amanda Barkman as substitute teacher

k.      Maria Wallack as substitute teacher

l.         Amanda Ferncez as substitute teacher

m.     Christina Hoffman as substitute teacher

n.       Heather Walker as substitute teacher

o.      Tiara Walburn as substitute teacher

p.      Jacqueline Duley as cafeteria, aide, or secretary

q.      Barbara Fischer as cafeteria, aide, or secretary.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve Stacy Smith as Head Varsity Softball Coach as per the Professional Staff Contract.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve Jeremy Clingerman as a Volunteer JH Boys Basketball Coach.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve a Recycling Agreement with the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association retroactive to October 7, 2009.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates no

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

7 yes 1 members no. Motion carried.

 

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to approve the Junior-Senior High School Part-time Dean of Students job description.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates no

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

7 yes 1 members no. Motion carried.

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to revise the job title of Mrs. Cindy Layton from Part-time Assistant Principal to Junior-Senior High School Part-time Dean of Students.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

15.  The recommendation of energy committee was to postpone any action on selecting an energy audit provider.

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept the following bids as presented for out of use equipment sold as is:

a.       Metal lathe Kurt Lynch $400.00

b.      Band saw Mellott Builders, LLC $300.00

c.       Planer Mellott Builders, LLC $925.00

d.      3 point mower deck Eugene Ward $250.00

e.       Table saw Mellott Builders, LLC $200.00

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse abstain Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

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

 

Mr. Crouse abstained because he had submitted bids.

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. John McKee to authorize the administration to contact the Employment and Training Services of Fulton County regarding the employment of a young man for custodial work.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

 

 

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Richard Mosemann to allow Kimball Architecture to submit an RFP for a feasibility study.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Richard Mosemann and seconded by Mr. John McKee to approve the financial reports as presented.

 

Patrick Bard - yes Edgar Yates yes

Richard Mosemann - yes John McKee yes

Danny Crouse yes Timothy Mellott yes

Donald Whiteside - yes Dwight Bard - yes

8 yes 0 members no. Motion carried.

 

Kenny Wuertenberg arrived at 8:18 p.m.

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. John McKee and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse 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.

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside 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.

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whtieside and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to go into Executive Session for personnel reasons with adjournment to immediately follow. Executive Session began at 8:45 p.m. and ended at 9:55 p.m. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor. Motion Carried.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:55 p.m.