Galion Administrative Center
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 7:00am
A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE GALION CITY SCHOOL
DISTRICT OF CRAWFORD, MORROW, AND RICHLAND COUNTIES, OHIO,
DETERMINING TO SUBMIT TO THE ELECTORS OF SAID SCHOOL DISTRICT THE
QUESTION OF LEVYING AN ADDITIONAL TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF CURRENT
OPERATING EXPENSES AND GENERAL PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS PURSUANT TO
SECTION 5705.217, REVISED CODE OF OHIO.
( THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE )
( GALION CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT )
( OF CRAWFORD, MORROW, AND RICHLAND COUNTIES )
( MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON )
( August 7, 2013 )
WHEREAS, on July 17, 2013, pursuant to the requirements of R.C. 5705.03(B), this Board
adopted a resolution to certify to the Auditor of Crawford County, Ohio, a request that she certify to
this Board the current tax valuation of this school district and the dollar amount of revenue that
would be raised by the levy of an additional tax of nine and four tenths (9.4) mills, with eight mills
(8.0) for current operating expenses and one and four tenths (1.4) mills for general permanent
WHEREAS, on July 24, 2013, said Auditor certified to this Board that the total current tax
valuation of this district is $159,334,550.00 and that the levy of an additional tax of nine and four
tenths (9.4) mills, with eight (8.0) mills for current operating expenses and one and four tenths (1.4)
mills for general permanent improvements, will generate $1,497,744.00 in revenue per year, with
$1,274,676.00 for current expenses and $223,068.00 for ongoing permanent improvements.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Education of the Galion City
School District two-thirds (2/3) of all its members concurring:
1. THAT this Board hereby finds and determines that the amount of taxes which may be
raised within the ten mill limitation by levies on the current tax duplicate will be insufficient to
provide an adequate amount for the present and future requirements of this school district.
2. THAT it is necessary to levy an additional tax in excess of the ten mill limitation
pursuant to Section 5705.217, Revised Code of Ohio, for the purpose of the CURRENT
OPERATING EXPENSES AND GENERAL PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS of the school
district at a rate not exceeding nine and four tenths (9.4) mills for each one dollar of valuation which
amounts to Ninety-four Cents ($0.94) for each one hundred dollars of valuation for a five year
period of time beginning with the current tax year 2013 and including 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
3. THAT the tax levied under paragraph 2 of this Resolution shall be apportioned as
Eight (8.0) mills for current operating expenses;
One and four tenths (1.4) mills for general permanent improvements.
4. THAT this question shall be submitted to the electors of this school district at a special
election to be held on November 5, 2013, being the same day as the General Election.
5. THAT the Treasurer of this district shall certify a copy of this Resolution, the
Resolution adopted July 17, 2013, and the County Auditor’s Certificate issued pursuant thereto to
the Board of Elections of Crawford County, Ohio, immediately after its passage, and request that
said Board prepare the ballots and make such other arrangements as are necessary for the
submission of this question to the electors of this district all in accordance with law.
6. THAT said levy be placed upon the tax list of the current year 2013 and thereafter, if a
majority of the electors voting thereon vote in favor thereof.
Resolution – Page 2.
7. THAT the form of ballot to be used in said election shall be substantially as follows:
OFFICIAL QUESTIONS AND ISSUES BALLOT
PROPOSED TAX LEVY (ADDITIONAL)
GALION CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage.
An additional tax for the benefit of the Galion City School District for the
purpose of CURRENT OPERATING EXPENSES (8.0) MILLS AND
GENERAL PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS (1.4) MILLS at a rate not
exceeding Nine and four tenths (9.4) mills for each one dollar of valuation
which amounts to Ninety-four Cents ($0.94) for each one hundred dollars
of valuation for a five-year period of time commencing in 2013, first due
in calendar year 2014.
Approve the administrative salary schedules as presented for the High School Assistant Principal/Athletic Director and the Food Service Assistant Supervisor.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation as required by law and applicable state certification:
Accept the resignation of Amy Rodocker, Grade 3 teacher, effective July 30, 2013.
Accept the resignation of Karen Barnhart, 2.5 hour cook at the Intermediate Elementary School effective August 23, 2013.
Approve Karen Barnhart as 7 hour cook, building placement to be determined, effective August 26, 2013.
Approve Laurie A. Yeater as Food Service Supervisor Assistant, effective August 15, 2013. Salary to be based on the Food Service Supervisor Assistant Pay Schedule for the 2013-2014 school year.
Accept the resignation of Matthew Valentine, 7th Grade Football Coach, effective July 18, 2013.
Approve David Rinehart for the High School Faculty Manager for the 2013-2014 school year.
There was at the time of making this contract or order and at the time of the execution of such certificate a sufficient sum appropriated for the purpose of such contract and in the treasury or in process of collection to the credit of an appropriate fund free from any previous encumbrance for FY 2013 contract with Mt. Gilead Exempted Village Schools for transportation to School for the Blind (contract board approved on 10/25/12) in the amount of $7,545.45.
Approve the renewal of the agreement with SchoolMessenger, the District's online communications application and phone messenger service for the amount of $3,609.00.
Approve quote from Saunder's Excavating in the amount of $12,800.00 to make improvements to the lot at the 800 Edwards Street (school bus lot) that will prevent water flow into the bus garage and lack of proper drainage of terrain then coat lot with 2.5" of blue limestone prior to installation of fuel tank.
Approve renewal of license for Public School Works, the software used for staff training, Non-training compliance, Accident Management, Student Watch and other safety programs in the amount of $8,576.00.
Approve that transportation by school conveyance is impractical for the following student during the 2012-2013 school year; further agree to pay the parent or guardian of said student in lieu of providing such service, amount to be calculated by the Ohio Department of Education for the 2012-2013 school year and as per Section 3327.01 of the Ohio Revised Code:
Riley Wells - Sacred Heart School, Shelby OH
Enter Executive Session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee.
Adjourn meeting at __________ p.m.