Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

 

Board Meeting Minutes – January 18, 2011

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  There was an Executive Session held prior to the Board meeting for negotiation reasons. The following members were present:

 

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

 

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

 

Visitors present were: Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Edgar Yates, Harry Pettoni, Gordon Walker,

 

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

 

2.      There was no student recognition. 

 

Donald Whiteside arrived at 8:15 p.m.

 

3.      Citizens’ Participation: There was a presentation from  of Crabtree, Rohrbaugh and Gordon Walker.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the minutes of the December 7, 2010 Board meeting and December 16, 2010 Special meeting. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – abstainKenny Wuertenberg - yes    

        “7” yes “0” members no “1” members abstain.  Motion carried.

 

 

5.      Communications.  There was a letter of resignation from Darlene DeShong from the elementary boys’ and girls’ basketball program.

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to accept with regret the letter of resignation from Darlene DeShong from the elementary boys’ and girls’ basketball programs effective as the end of this season.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Heather Kauffman as Assistant Track Coach as per the Professional Staff Contract and as recommended by the Athletic Director.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the following substitutes for the 2010-2011 school year pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Joseph Mogus as a substitute teacher

b.      Mallory Welsh as a substitute teacher

c.       Tiffany Schooley as a substitute teacher aide and secretary

d.      Rose Gordon as a substitute teacher aide

e.       Shonda Price as a substitute teacher aide and secretary

f.       Lori Wible as a substitute teacher

g.      Thomas King as a substitute teacher.

h.      Paula Wertz as a substitute secretary

i.        Jessica Hull as a substitute secretary.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Amanda Schetrompf as a long-term substitute teacher for Denise Conley beginning approximately February 7, 2011, at a daily rate of $115.00.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Dwight Bard a board member from the Southern Fulton School District is being proposed as a nominee on the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit Board of Directors to fill a new three-year term for the period July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – abstain        Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

        “7” yes “0” members no “1” members abstain.  Motion carried.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Kendra Trail to attend a Women’s Caucus in Hershey on May 4 – 6, 2011.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the WAYS Soccer to use any fields available at the high school from March 1, 2011, to June 1, 2011, and August 1, 2011, to October 31, 2011, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. to play soccer as per Board Policy and as scheduled by the Athletic Director in consultation with Mr. Shaw.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

13.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve revised Secretary to the Superintendent/Board Secretary job description. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to  approve to hire Anita Munson as Superintendent’s Secretary and Board Secretary at a salary of $22,000.00.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the first reading of Policy 606, Finances, and Tax Collection. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the 9th graders to go to McConnellsburg High School – FCAVTS on January 26, 2011, from 8:10 a.m. to 3:10 p.m. so they can explore different areas of the Vo-tech.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the financial reports as presented.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the payment of bills as presented.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to adjourn the meeting. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried. 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:08 p.m.