Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Reorganization Meeting Minutes – December 7, 2010

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2010, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  The following members were present:

 

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

 

Also present were Kendra Trail, superintendent; Theresa Corle, elementary principal; Michael Shaw, facilities manager; Doug Leisher, technology specialist; Debra Schetrompf, business manager; Diane Younker, supervisor of special education; and Betty Feagley, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were:  Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Edgar Yates, David Smith, Donald Snyder, Donna Kuchn, Trisha Dias, Jenna Dias, Tracy Hinish, and Bob Shinskie.

 

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

 

2.      Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg called for nomination of a temporary President.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to nominate Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg as Temporary President.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to close the nominations for Temporary President.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg conducted a vote for Kenny Wuertenberg for Temporary President of all members present.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

3.      Mr. Kenny Wuertemberg called for nominations for President.

A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to nominate Kenny Wuertenberg for president.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to close the nominations. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg conducted a vote of all members present for Kenny Wuertenberg for President.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

4.      Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg called for nominations for Vice-President.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to nominate Patrick Bard for vice-president. 

 

A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to close the nominations. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg conducted a vote of all members present for Patrick Bard for Vice-President. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the appointment of Timothy Mellott to serve on the Fulton County Vocational Technical School Board.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to close the nominations. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg conducted a vote of all members present for Timothy Mellott to serve on the Fulton County Vocational Technical School Board. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the appointment of Patrick Bard and Kenny Wuertenberg to serve as alternates on the Fulton County Vocational Technical School Board.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to close the nominations. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg conducted a vote of all members present for Patrick Bard and Kenny Wuertenberg to serve as alternates on the Fulton County Vocational Technical School Board. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to nominate Mark Mosemann as the PSBA Legislative Representative.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to close the nominations. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

Mr. Kenny Wuertenberg conducted a vote for Mark Mosemann as PSBA Legislative Representative of all members present. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the meeting dates for Board Meetings and next year’s Reorganization as proposed.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

The Reorganization Meeting is complete.  The meeting is now open for general business.

 

9.      There was no student recognition.

 

10.  Citizens’ Participation. Tracy Hinish and Robert Shinskie made a  presentation of PSSA results.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the minutes of the November 16, 2010 Board meeting. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

12.  Communications.  There was a letter from Dr. Kay Shehan Hughes from Juniata County School District for hosting their team and letting them see what our school district is doing.

 

13.   A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the Act 1 Resolution.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the second reading of the following polices: 

 

a.       Policy 223, Pupils, Use Of Motor Vehicles

b.      Policy 808.1, Operations, Meal Accounts.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the unpaid leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Denise Conley from approximately February 7, 2011, to May 1, 2011.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve Tiara Walburn as a long-term substitute teacher for Rebecca Mosemann beginning approximately March 21, 2011, at a daily rate of $115.00.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve to contract with Metz and Associates with a provision of substitute cafeteria workers effective January 1, 2011.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - no              Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the 11th and 12th Grade Drama Club to go to Pittsburgh for Theatre Appreciation – “Reduced Shakespeare Company” on January 8, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve a School Bus Turn Around sign on U S Route 30.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the following substitutes pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Darin Swope as a substitute nurse

b.      Curt Zimmerman as a substitute custodian

c.       James Fuller, Sr. as a substitute teacher.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to  approve the following volunteer coaches pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Van Duncan as volunteer assistant baseball coach.

b.      Amanda Schetrompf as volunteer cheerleading coach.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the contract with Vision Quest retroactive to August 24, 2010.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Hull and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve  to authorize and direct the Superintendent to:

 

a.       Study student enrollment trends for past years as well as the projected enrollment for the upcoming school year;

b.      Study past and current course offerings of the School District, as well as those for the upcoming school year;

c.       Study the professional staffing needs of the School District for the upcoming school year; and

d.      Make recommendations to the Board of School Directors concerning staffing, curriculum, and program needs for the upcoming school year.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull - yes

Kenny Wuertenberg - yes   Timothy Mellott - yes 

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

 

A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve payment of bills as presented.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

                                                                                                                           

2.      A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to accept the administrative reports.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried. 

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to go into Executive Session for personnel and negotiation reasons. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.  Executive Session began at 8:30 p.m. and ended at 9:52 p.m.

 

4.      There was no action to hire a Superintendent’s Secretary and Board Secretary.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept the fact finder’s report.

 

Patrick Bard – no                                Mark Mosemann - no

Danny Crouse - no              Allen Morton - no

Dwight Bard – no                                Timothy Hull - no

Kenny Wuertenberg - no    Timothy Mellott - no

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

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to adjourn the meeting. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried. 

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:54 p.m.