Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

Board Meeting Minutes – November 15 2011

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 15, 2011, in the library of the high school at Warfordsburg. There was an Executive Session held prior to the Board meeting for negotiation and personnel purposes. The following members were present:

 

Kenneth Wuertenberg, Patrick Bard, Danny Crouse, Dwight Bard, Mark Mosemann, Allen Morton, 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; and Anita Munson, board secretary.

 

Visitors present were: Sheila Swope, Glenn Ward, Jean Gregory, Kevin Mellott, Katie Mellott, Cherish Harvey, Jolene Stotler, Carol Grove, Richard Grove, Cooper Grove, Rose Shank, Tim Stocker, Karen Stocker, Josh Stocker, Jake Stocker, Cindy Flaherty, Sean Flaherty, Liam Flaherty, Elizabeth Flaherty, Lori Bard, Ed Yates, Dave Smith, Dick Sinclair and Jim Butler from BusTracks, and Chanin Mountz from Fulton County News.  

 

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

 

2.      Student Recognition.  Mrs. Corle recognized Elizabeth Flaherty, Josh Stocker, Liam Flaherty and Cooper Grove for receiving the Presidential Physical Fitness Award.

 

3.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the minutes of the October 18, 2011, Board meeting. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – abstained

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

Timothy Hull abstained because he was not present at the last board meeting.

               

4.      There were no communications.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the second reading of the following policies: 

 

a.       Policy 008, Local Board Procedures, Organizational Structure

b.      Policy 008.1, Local Board Procedures, Organization Chart

c.       Policy 104, Programs, Nondiscrimination in Employment and Contract Practices.

d.      Policy 113, Programs, Special Education

e.       Policy 113.1, Programs, Discipline of Students with Disabilities

f.       Policy 113.4, Programs, Confidentiality of Special Education Student Information

g.      Policy 218.2, Pupils, Terroristic Threats

h.      Policy 302, Administrative Employees, Employment of Superintendent / Assistant Superintendent

i.        Policy 309, Administrative Employees, Assignment and Transfer

j.        Policy 406, Professional Employees, Employment of Summer School Staff

k.      Policy 407, Professional Employees, Student Teacher / Interns

l.        Policy 409, Professional Employees, Assignment and Transfer

m.    Policy 509, Support Employees, Assignment and Transfer

n.      Policy 718, Property, Service Animals in Schools

o.      Policy 916, Community, Volunteers

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

6.      A motion was made by Mr. Timothy Mellott and seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to revise section 13 “Prorating Capital Expenditures” of the Fulton County Area Vocational Technical School Articles of Agreement.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Timothy Hull to designate January 20, 2012, as a half Act 80 day to the 2011/2012 school calendar for the purpose of anti-bullying training.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Mark Mosemann and seconded by Mr. Danny Crouse to accept changes to the 2011-2012 elementary student handbook regarding “Bullying Sanctions”.

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to accept 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        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                    

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

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to accept 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        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to accept the administrative reports as presented.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

12.  Presentations: Kendra Trail, Lori Bard, and Dick Sinclair presented information on the proposed bus routes.

 

13.  There was a discussion by board members and several visitors regarding the proposed bus routes.

 

14.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse seconded by Mr. Donald Whiteside to approve the new bus routes effective July 1, 2012.

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

 

15.  A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to extend Bus #12 route through the end of the 2011/2012 school year.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Mellott - yes

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Hull – yes

                   Kenny Wuertenberg - yes                   

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

 

 

16.  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 10:15 p.m.