SOUTHERN FULTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Board Meeting Minutes – December 6, 2012

 

 

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their reorganization board meeting at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 6, 2011, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg.  The following members were present:

 

Patrick Bard, Danny Crouse, Dale Sigel, Mark Mosemann, Allen Morton, Timothy Hull, Timothy Mellott, David Smith, and Sam Souders.

 

Also present were Kendra 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, Anita Munson, board secretary, and Justin Mellott, student representative.

 

Visitors present were:  Jonie Bard, Dave Smith, Cassie Barnard, Mark Barnard, Carolyn Mottern, Jason Durham, Scott Smartt, Sean Jones and Howard Poole.

 

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

 

2.      Mr. Patrick Bard called for nomination of a temporary President.

 

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

 

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

 

Mr. Patrick Bard conducted a vote for Mr. Mark Mosemann for Temporary President of all members present.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

3.      The new board members were greeted and Mr. Mark Moseman swore in the new members:  Timothy Mellott, Danny Crouse, David Smith, Dale Sigel, and Sam Souders.

 

 

4.      Mr. Mark Mosemann called for nominations for President.

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

 

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. Mark Mosemann conducted a vote of all members present for Mr. Timothy Mellott for President.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

 

5.      Mr. Mark Mosemann called for nominations for Vice-President.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Dale Sigel and seconded by Mr. David Smith to approve the appointment of Danny Crouse to fill Mr. Kenneth Wuertenberg’s alternate position on the Fulton County Vocational Technical School Board.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to nominate Mr. Timothy Mellott to fill Mr. Dwight Bard’s Tuscarora Intermediate Unit director position. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to nominate Mr. Patrick Bard as representative on the Fulton County Parks and Recreation Committee board of directors.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to nominate Mr. Timothy Hull to fill Mr. Donald Whiteside’s position as representative for the Sewer Authority.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Dale Sigel and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse 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.

 

13.  There was no student recognition.

 

14.  Citizens’ participation.

 

·         Mr. Jason Durham and Ms. Cassie Barnard presented artifacts made by the high school 3D art class. 

·         Mrs. Kendra Trail presented the Keystone Awards to Mrs. Meredith Hendershot and Mrs. Theresa Corle.

·         Mrs. Kendra Trail distributed policy books to all board members.

·         Mr. Gordon Walker will be calling by speaker phone at 8:30 p.m. to speak on the possibility of paying off the 1993 bonds.

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the minutes of the November 15, 2011 Board meeting

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – missed vote

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

            Mr. Sam Souders was missed in roll call.  

 

16.  There were no communications.

 

17.  A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Hull and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve the Memorandum of Understanding regarding 2010-2011 #02.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – no                     Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

18.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to approve the Act 1 Resolution.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

19.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the New-BUCS (Better Unemployment Compensation System) Comprehensive Program.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

20.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to approve Jamie Shaw to replace Logan Cunningham as a long-term substitute teacher for Justin Sholes retroactive November 21, 2011, through December 21, 201l, at a daily rate of $115.00.

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

           

21.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to approve Ginger Morgret as a substitute teacher for the 2011-2012 school year pending completion of paperwork.   

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

22.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the following coaches for the 2011/2012 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract and as recommended by the Athletic Director:

 

a.       Van Duncan as Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach.

b.   Dennis Douglas as Volunteer Varsity Baseball Coach.    

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

23.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann 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                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

24.  There was a discussion on allowing the Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church to tear down the fence across from old elementary. The Board by common consent decided to allow the Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church to tear down and replace the fence across from old elementary school at no expense to the district.

 

 

25.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the payment of bills as presented. 

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - no              Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

26.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to table the motion to approve the unpaid leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Alan Gregory scheduled retroactive from December 1, 2011, to February 23, 2012, till the end of the meeting after an executive session. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.

 

27.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the following substitutes for the 2011/2012 school year pending completion of paperwork:

a.       Jill Rhodes as a substitute teacher.

b.   Erin Claycomb as a substitute teacher.  

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

28.  Mr. Gordon Walker called in by speaker phone to discuss the possibility of paying off the 1993 bonds. The Board by common consent decided not to take any action in paying of the 1993 bonds at this time.

 

29.  A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept the administrative reports.

 

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

30.  A motion was made by Mr. David Smith and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to go into Executive Session for negotiations, personnel and real estate issues with action to be taken.  VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried.  Executive Session began at 9:13 p.m. and ended at 10:25 p.m.

 

31.  A motion was made by Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Mark Mosemann to accept the unpaid leave of absence under the FMLA of 1993 pursuant to the law and regulations for Alan Gregory scheduled retroactive from December 1, 2011, to February 23, 2012, based on legal counsel’s advice.

Patrick Bard - yes                                David Smith – yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton – yes

Dale Sigel – yes                    Timothy Hull – yes  

Mark Mosemann - yes       Sam Souders – yes

              Timothy Mellott - yes

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

 

32.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to adjourn the meeting. VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried. 

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:28 p.m.