Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

Board Meeting Minutes – July 19, 2011

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg. The following members were present:

 

Kenneth Wuertenberg, Patrick Bard, Danny Crouse, Dwight Bard, Mark Mosemann, Timothy Mellott, Timothy Hull and Donald Whiteside.

 

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, and Anita Munson, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were: Dave Smith, Kelly Sipes, Chelsey Sipes, Cameron Crouse, Michael Palco from Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Dan Wilson from Wilson Engineering Services, Paul Lewandowski from AFS Energy Systems, Stephen Flaherty from Royal Bank of Canada Capital Group, , and Chanin Mountz from Fulton County News.

 

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

 

2.      There was no student recognition. 

 

3.      Presentations: Dan Wilson from Wilson Engineering Services, Paul Lewandowski from AFS Energy Systems, and Stephen Flaherty from Royal Bank of Canada Capital Group made a presentation on a biomass boiler. Diane Younker recognized Kelly Sipes as Americorps Worker and Kendra Trail, Theresa Corle, Meredith Hendershot, Diane Younker and Doug Leisher presented to the board “Year in Review”.

 

4.      There was no citizens’ participation.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the minutes of the June 21, 2011, Board meeting. 

 

Patrick Bard – abstained   Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - no              Timothy Hull- yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes            

Donald Whiteside – yes   Kenneth Wuertenberg - yes     

        “6” yes “1” members no “1” member abstained.  Motion carried.

 

 

6.      Communications. There was a letter of resignation from Justin Sholes as Junior High Assistant Boys Basketball Coach effective at the end of the 2010/2011 school year and a letter of resignation from Cynthia Layton as National Honor Society Advisor effective at the end of the 2010/2011 school year.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Patrick Bard to accept the letter of resignation from Justin Sholes as Junior High Assistant Boys Basketball Coach effective at the end of 2010-2011 school year.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Timothy Hull- yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes            

Donald Whiteside – yes   Kenneth Wuertenberg - yes                 

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the second reading of the following policies: 

 

a.       Policy 004, Local Board Procedures, Membership

b.      Policy 203, Pupils, Communicable Diseases and Immunization

c.       Policy 210.1, Pupils, Possession/Use of Asthma Inhalers.

d.      Policy 222, Pupils, Tobacco Use

e.       Policy 250, Pupils, Student Recruitment

f.       Policy 323, Administrative Employees, Tobacco Use

g.      Policy 423, Professional Employees, Tobacco Use

h.      Policy 523, Support Employees, Tobacco Use

i.        Policy 601, Finances, Fiscal Objectives

j.        Policy 619, Finances, District Audit

k.      Policy 620. Finances, Fund Balance

l.        Policy 718, Property, Service Animals in School

m.    Policy 805, Operations, Emergency Preparedness

n.      Policy 808.1, Operations, Free/Reduced-Price Meals and Free Milk

o.      Policy 904, Community, Public Attendance at School Events

p.      Policy 909, Community Municipal Government Relations

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Timothy Hull- yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes            

Donald Whiteside – yes   Kenneth Wuertenberg - yes                 

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to delete the following policies:

 

a.       Policy 225, Pupil, Relations with Law Enforcement Agencies

b.      Policy 315, Administrative Employees, Disqualification by Reason of Health

c.       Policy 415, Professional Employees, Disqualification by Reason of Health

d.      Policy 515, Support Staff, Disqualification by Reason of Health

 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Timothy Hull- yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes            

Donald Whiteside – yes   Kenneth Wuertenberg - yes                 

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to approve the first reading of the following policies with amendments made to policy 005 and 226: 

 

a.       Policy 005, Local Board Procedures, Organization

b.      Policy 007, Local Board Procedures, Policy Manual Access

c.       Policy 217, Pupils, Graduation Requirements

d.      Policy 218.1, Pupils, Weapons

e.       Policy 226, Pupils, Searches

f.       Policy 314, Administrative Employees, Physical Examination

g.      Policy 414, Professional Employees, Physical Examination

h.      Policy 514, Support Employees, Physical Examination

i.        Policy 705, Property, Safety

j.        Policy 907, Community, School Visitors

 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Timothy Hull- yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes            

Donald Whiteside – yes   Kenneth Wuertenberg - yes                 

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

 

11.  There was a discussion on a biomass boiler and potential maintenance upgrades.

 

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to accept the letter of resignation from Cynthia Layton as National Honor Society Advisor effective at the end of 2010-2011 school year.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Timothy Hull- yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes            

Donald Whiteside – yes   Kenneth Wuertenberg - yes                 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:15 p.m.