Close Board of Education Meeting

Galion Middle School Computer Lab
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 - 6:30pm

    1. PRELIMINARY ITEMS
    Mr. Dennis Long, Board of Education President

    1.1 Roll Call

    1.2 Pledge of Allegiance

    1.3 Adopt Agenda and Addendum

    2. TREASURER'S REPORT
    Ms. Terri Day, Treasurer

    2.1 Approve August 9, 2012 Regular Meeting Minutes

    2.2 Approve August 23, 2012 Special Board Meeting Minutes

    2.3 Approve Financial Report for August 2012

    3. COMMUNITY INPUT

    4. REPORTS & DISCUSSION

    4.1 Professional Development Focus for 2012-2013 School Year
    Dr. Sandra Powell, Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Federal Grants

    5. CERTIFIED REDUCTION IN FORCE TO REINSTATE CONTRACTS, ARTICLE IV SECTION I
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    Recommend the Board reinstate the contract of Josh Riggle, Elementary Teacher, as a result of being reinstated under the provisions of the reduction in force procedure effective August 31, 2012.


    6. CLASSIFIED RECALL OF EMPLOYEE, OAPSE CONTRACT
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    Recommend the Board recall Janice Tuscan, Educational Assistant, per Article 5 of the Ohio Association of Public School Employees Local #370 contract, effective August 31, 2012 for the 2012-13 school year.


    7. SUPERINTENDENT'S RECOMMENDATIONS - PERSONNEL
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    Approve the employment of the following personnel contingent upon subsequent receipt by the Board of a satisfactory criminal record check from the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation and Federal Bureau of Investigation as required by law and applicable state certification:


    7.1 Classified

    Accept a resignation from Janice Tuscan, Six Hour Cook effective August 30, 2012.

    Approve the following classified substitute personnel, *contingent upon state certification as applicable to position, for the 2012-2013 school year:

    Cook

    Jolena Jones

    Addendum Item - Linda Hedrick

    Custodians

    Matt Eusey

    Scott Rigdon

    Maintenance

    Jim Miller


    7.2 Extra-Duty

    Approve the following extra-duty assignments for the 2012-13 school year:

    Bryce Lehman - Grade 7 Girls Basketball Coach

    Fred Beachy - Grade 8 Girls Basketball Coach


    7.3 Addendum Item - Home Instruction Tutor

    Approve Cara Yaussy as a Home Instruction Tutor for the 2012-13 school year at the rate of $20.00 per hour.


    7.4 Addendum Item - Certified

    Grant Rashan Rush continued leave of absence from October 27, 2012 through November 16, 2012 (inclusive) in accordance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, Board of Education Policy 3430.01 (Profesional Staff, Family Medical Leave Act).


    8. FINANCIAL RECOMMENDATIONS
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    Approve the following Financial Recommendations:


    8.1 Health and Dental Insurance Premium Rates

    Approve the following Health and Dental Insurance Premium Rates effective November 1, 2012:

    SuperMedPlus Medical

    Single: $437.11

    Employee + 1: $974.73

    Family: $1392.49

    Dental

    Single: $38.01

    Family: $82.75


    8.2 Final Appropriations

    Approve final appropriations for FY 2013. Final appropriations will be submitted to the Crawford County Auditor by October 1, 2012.


    9. AGREEMENT
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    9.1 Transportation Contract - Apple Lane

    Approve a Transportation Agreement with Apple Lane Transportation to provide student transportation to Mansfield Middle School and Senior High for students with disabilities. Services will be on an as needed basis at a cost of $40.00 per week.


    9.2 AVID Contract

    Approve an agreement for the 2012-13 school year with the AVID Center for membership and professional development services. The AVID Program is being implemented at the Middle School and High School.  The contract amount of $16,325.00 will be paid from the AVID Innovation Grant and the Race to the Top Funding. 


    9.3 K12 School Consultants, LLC

    Approve an agreement with K12 School Consultants, LLC for address verification services for Galion resident students educated elsewhere. Galion City Schools will pay K12 School Consultants, LLC $550.00 for each student verified to reside outside the district that is currently reported as the financial responsibility of Galion City Schools.


    9.4 Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention, Training and Rehabilitation Center

    Approve an Educational Agreement with the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Training and Rehabilitation Center to provide education to Galion resident students assigned to this facility for the 2012-2013 school year at a cost of $38.00 per student per week day.


    10. RESOLUTION - ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT STAFF EMPLOYEE INSURANCE CONTRIBUTION
    Dr. Kathleen Jenney, Superintendent

    Approve a change in the employee contribution to insurance premiums for all administrative support staff equivalent to that for the Ohio Association of School Public Employees Local 370 as defined, or otherwise stated,  by the collective bargaining agreement. 


    11. EXECUTIVE SESSION
    Mr. Dennis Long, Board of Education President

    Enter Executive Session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion or compensation of a public employee.


    12. ADJOURN
    Mr. Dennis Long, Board of Education President

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