Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

Board Meeting Minutes – March 15, 2011

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:02 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, 2011, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  There was an Executive Session held prior to the Board meeting for personnel reasons. The following members were present:

 

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

 

Also present were Kendra K. Trail, superintendent; Theresa Corle, elementary principal; Debra Schetrompf, business manager; Diane Younker, supervisor of special education; and Michael Shaw, facilities manager.

 

Visitors present were: Chanin Rotz Mountz from the Fulton County News, Chuck Frame from Boyer & Ritter, Herbert Brambly, Ed Yates, and David Smith.  

 

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: Chuck Frame gave a presentation of the 2009-2010 audit report. Herb Brambley gave a presentation regarding environmental and technology education.

 

4.      A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the minutes of the February 15, 2011 Board meeting. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Kenny Wuertenberg - abstained          

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

 

Kenny Wuertenberg abstained because he was not present at the February meeting.

 

5.      There were two letters of intent to retire from Mike Shade and Dorothy Brambly, and two thank you notes from Betty Feagley and Timothy Mellott.

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside for approval of the 2011/2012 tentative school calendar. 

 

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. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard for approval of Rotz & Stonesifer as local auditor for the 2011-2012 school year at a cost of $18,500, the 2012-2013 school year at a cost of $18,750, and for the 2013-2014 school year at a cost of $19,000. (This is a savings of $10,150.00 over a three year period)

 

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. Dwight Bard to approve the tax exoneration lists for the 2010-2011 school year as presented by the business manager.

 

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. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve the second reading of Policy 904.1, Complimentary Passes for Athletic Events.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - no

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuertenberg - yes      

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to accept with regret the letters of retirement from Mike Shade as Dean of Students and Dorothy Brambley as fourth-grade teacher effective at the end of the 2010-2011 school year.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes      Kenny Wuetenberg - yes       

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

 

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the Southern Fulton Soccer Program to use the high school athletic fields and buildings for the purpose of soccer camp for varsity and junior high players as per Board policy from August 1, 2011, to August 5, 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. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve Christopher Divelbliss as a substitute custodian for the 2010-2011 school year pending completion of paperwork.

 

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. Allen Morton to approve the revised Business Manager and Assistant Business Manager job descriptions. 

 

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. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the minutes of the February 10, 2011 planning meeting. 

 

Patrick Bard – abstained   Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – abstained   Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                     

        “6” yes “0” members no “2” members abstain.  Motion carried.

 

Patrick Bard and Dwight Bard abstained because they were not present at the Planning meeting.

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to accept the financial reports as presented. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor. Motion carried.

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Alan Morton to go into Executive Session for possible litigation and negotiation reasons with adjournment to immediately follow with no action to be taken.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.  Executive Session began at 8:57 p.m. and ended at 9:55 p.m.

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:55 p.m.