Southern Fulton School District

3072 Great Cove Rd

Warfordsburg, PA 17267

 

Board Meeting Minutes – September 20, 2011

 

 

The Board of Directors of the Southern Fulton School District met for their regular board meeting at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 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, Allen Morton, Timothy Mellott, Timothy Hull and Donald Whiteside.

 

Also present were Kendra Trail, superintendent; 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, Dan Wilson from Wilson Engineering Services, Chanin Mountz from Fulton County News, Rick Evans and Rob Strickler from Reynolds Energy.

 

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

 

2.      There was no student recognition. 

 

3.      Presentations: Dan Wilson from Wilson Engineering Services made a presentation on a biomass boiler. Rick Evans and Rob Strickler from Reynolds Energy presented an overview of energy service project and biomass boiler opportunities.

 

4.      There was no citizen participation.

 

5.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve the minutes of the August 16, 2011, Board meeting. 

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull-abstain

Donald Whiteside – yes        Timothy Mellott - yes       

                Kenny Wuertenberg- abstain

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

Kenneth Wuertenberg and Timothy Hull abstained because they were not present at the August 16, 2011, Board meeting.

 

6.      There were no communications.

 

7.      A motion was made by Mr. Patrick Bard and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve the following substitutes pending completion of paperwork:

 

a.       Kendall Desaulniers as a substitute teacher

b.      Dean Wigfield as a substitute custodian.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull-yes

Donald Whiteside yes        Timothy Mellott - yes      

                Kenny Wuertenberg- yes

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

 

8.      A motion was made by Mr. Allen Morton and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard 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.       Brian Mottern as Jr. High Head Soccer Coach.

b.   Jessica Large as Volunteer Color Guard Coach.

c.   Jeremy Clingerman as Jr. High Assistant Boys Basketball Coach.

d.   Wendy Ritz, Linda Schriever, Angela Booth and Heather Hollenshead as

      Game Managers.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull-yes

Donald Whiteside yes        Timothy Mellott - yes      

                Kenny Wuertenberg- yes

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

 

9.      A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approval  Jessica Hull for the following positions:

 

a.       Substitute teacher’s aide for the 2011/2012 school year.

b.      Assistant Volleyball Coach for the 2011/2012 school year 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 Hull-abstained

Donald Whiteside yes        Timothy Mellott - yes      

                Kenny Wuertenberg- yes

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

Timothy Hull abstained because Jessica Hull is his daughter.

 

 

10.  A motion was made by Mr. Donald Whiteside and seconded by Mr. Allen Morton to approve Justin Sholes as National Honor Society Advisor as per the Professional Staff Contract.

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull-yes

Donald Whiteside yes        Timothy Mellott - yes      

                Kenny Wuertenberg- yes

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

 

11.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Dwight Bard to approve the following use of the building requests as per Board policy:

 

a.       Southern Fulton 4H Club to use the art room at the elementary school on September 16, October 28, November 11, December 9, 2011, January 20, February 24, March 23, April 20, May 18, and July 28, 2012, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for meetings.

b.      Warfordsburg Presbyterian Church to use the parking lot at the old elementary school on October 29, 2011, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for their Autumn Festival.

c.       Southern Fulton Adult Basketball League to use the elementary gym on October 3, 2011 to April 30, 2012 from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - yes

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull-yes

Donald Whiteside yes        Timothy Mellott - yes      

                Kenny Wuertenberg- yes

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

 

12.  A motion was made by Mr. Danny Crouse and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to approve Kelly Morton as Game Manager for the 2011/2012 school year as per the Professional Staff Contract and as recommended by the Athletic Director.

 

Patrick Bard – yes               Mark Mosemann - yes

Danny Crouse - yes             Allen Morton - abstain

Dwight Bard – yes               Timothy Hull-yes

Donald Whiteside yes        Timothy Mellott - yes      

                Kenny Wuertenberg- yes

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

Allen Morton abstained because Kelly Morton is his wife.

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

16.  A motion was made by Mr. Dwight Bard and seconded by Mr. Timothy Mellott to go into Executive Session for the purpose of real estate and student issues with adjournment to immediately follow with no action to be taken VOICE VOTE, All in Favor.  Motion carried. 

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:10 p.m.