KENTON CITY SCHOOLS

BOARD OF EDUCATION

September 28, 2009

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Administration Building

222 West Carrol Street

Kenton, OH 43326

MISSION STATEMENT

Learning Is The Bridge To Success

  1. Call to order – President ___________________ Time __________

  2. Roll call of members

    Baird______Blue______Brim______Haudenschield______Wilkerson_________

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

  4. Approval and/or correction of the minutes of the regular meeting of August 19, 2009.

    Motion to accept ____________Second__________Vote_____________

  5. Principal/Supervisor/Faculty Reports

    1. High School

    2. Middle School

    3. Elementary

    4. Technology

  6. The public participation section of the Board of Education’s Agenda is specifically designated for the public to address the Board with their compliments, concerns and/or questions. The Board welcomes your comments. If you wish to address the Board regarding a problem, the Board would remind you of two things. First, your comments should be factual and respectful of the rights of others. Second, before coming to the Board with a specific

problem, you should have first addressed the problem with the

appropriate teacher, staff member or administrator.

a. Robert White – Extension Levi

b.

c.

7. Reports of Treasurer

a. Cash position report of August 31, 2009.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

b. Review of accounts payable (check register).

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

c. Investment report

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

8. Superintendent’s reports/communications

a.

b.

c.

d.

e.

9. Board Committee Reports

a.

10. Old Business

a.

11. New Business

a. Approve of Substitute(s) for the 2009-2010 School Year contingent upon proper Certification/training, BCI, FBI check, etc.

Elisa Scott – Sub Teacher

Courtney Kiess – Sub. Secretary and

Sub. Educational Aide

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

b. Salary Schedule Adjustments/Placements – 2009-2010.

Beth Harshfield – MA to MA+15

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

c. Approve the following volunteers for the 2009-2010 school year, contingent upon required paperwork. (BCI, FBI, Sports Medicine, CPR, Activity Certificate, etc.)

Brittany Martin – KMS Fall and Winter Cheerleading Volunteer

Matt Manns – 7th grade Football Volunteer

Westview Volunteer Marcella Jennings

Northwood Volunteers: Sherry Cummins, Gail Cooper, Stacey Pistorova, Thomas Pistora, Joanne Longbrake, Tommy Flint, April Hair, Tina Hunt, Toni Klesmit, Kristin Schaub, Monica Broadstone, Richard Baum, Serena Baum, Mende Hale, Susan Oates, Christina Manns.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

d. Approve the hiring of Steven Sons as Custodian, 2nd shift at KHS effective August 31, 2009. Step 1 – $12.77 per hour – 8 hours per day – 260 days per year, 60 days probation starting August 31, 2009 and ending November 24, 2009.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

e. Approval of the Kenton JROTC to travel out of state for the following.

October 16, 17, 2009 to Nashville TN for Rifle Competition

October 23, 24, 2009 Nashville, TN for Raiders Competition

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

f. Approval for Kenton FFA to travel to the 82nd National Convention in Indianapolis, IN October 20-24, 2009.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

g. Approval of the following Supplementals with a one (1) year limited contract for 2009-2010 school year, contingent upon receipt of required certificates. (BCI, FBI, Sports Medicine, CPR, Activity Certificate, etc.)

Adam Dick – KMS 7th Grade Boys Basketball – Step 0 – 1 Yr. Exp. – $1,842.

Bill Lawrence – KMS 8th Grade Boys Basketball – Step 1 – 3 Yrs. Exp. $2,091.

Jennifer Hartman – Ticket Taker

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

h. Adopt the Ohio Department of Education Special Education Model Policies and Procedures. (Attached)

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

i. Authorization for the Superintendent to contract with April Smith and Laura Kinnear to provide speech services for the Kenton City Schools District for the 2009-2010 school effective August 24, 2009.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

j. Approve a $40.00 materials fee for Pre-school students for the 2009-2010 school year.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

k. Approve attached changes to vision insurance for Teachers and Administration.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

l. Approve the following purchase order(s) that are over the $10,000. Superintendent limit:

#321 to State Teachers Retirement System for 1st half of August in the amount of $52,448.00.

#335 to State Teachers Retirement System for 2nd half of August in the amount of $52,448.00.

#336 to State Employees Retirement System for 2nd half of August in the amount of $13,756.00.

#337 for 2nd half of August State Foundation Fees in the amount of $31,354.54.

#342 to Huntington Private Financial for Medical Insurance in the amount of $184,452.60.

#343 to Huntington Private Financial for Dental Insurance in the amount of $13,333.68.

#346 to State Teachers Retirement System for 1st half of September in the amount of $52,448.00.

#347 to State Employees Retirement System for 1st half of September in the amount of $13,756.00.

#348 for1st half of September State Foundation Fees in the amount of $39,155.70.

#5903 to WOCO for Basic fees in the amount of $15,651.03.

#6227 to April Smith for Speech Therapy for the 2009-2010 school year in the amount of $34,757.50

#6228 to Laura Kinnear for Speech Therapy for the 2009-2010 school year in the amount of $20,525.00.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

12. Motion to Adjourn Time______________

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

The next Board of Education meeting will be October 19, 2009 at 7:00 a.m. at the Board of Education office.

m. Approve the following purchase order(s) that are over the $10,000. Superintendent limit:

#349 to State Teachers Retirement System for 2nd half September in the amount of $52,448.00.

#350 to State Employee Retirement System for 2nd half of September in the amount of $13,756.00.

#351 for 2nd half September State Foundation Fees in the amount of $45,187.90.

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