KENTON CITY SCHOOLS
BOARD OF EDUCATION

March 15, 2010
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 Mike Baird Time __________

  2. Roll call of members

    Baird______Blue______Brim______McCullough______Haushalter_________

  3. Pledge of Allegiance

  4. Approval and/or correction of the minutes of the regular meeting of February 15, 2010.

    Motion to accept ____________Second__________Vote_____________

  5. Principal/Supervisor/Faculty Reports

a. High School – Rick Abbott

b. Middle School –Amy Wood

c. Elementary – Students from Hardin Central

d. Curriculum – Julie Simmons

e. Technology – Ryan Collins

f. Cafeteria – (Report enclosed in packet)

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. George Wyndham

b.

c.

7. Reports of Treasurer

a. Cash position report of February 28, 2010.

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. Accept the Retirement Resignations for the following people:

Ann Brien – Principal of Hardin Central Elementary school, effective June 30, 2010. Ann has been with Kenton City Schools for the past thirty three (33) years and is requesting severance pay.

Harold Vermillion – Industrial Arts Teacher at the Middle School effective June 30, 2010. Harold has been teaching for 34 years with 24 of those years at Kenton City Schools. Harold is requesting severance pay.

Linda Miller – Middle School Home Arts Program teacher effective August 30, 2010. Linda has 20 years of service at Kenton City Schools and is requesting severance pay.

Darlene Heckathorn – English Teacher at the High School, effective at the end of the 2009-2010 school year. Darlene has been teaching at Kenton City Schools for 22 years with a total of 26 years overall. Darlene will also be resigning as English Department Head, and National Honor Society advisor. She is also requesting severance pay.

Steve Ganger – Middle School Band Director, High School and Elementary Band Assistant effective May 31, 2010. Steve has been teaching music for 35 years with 28 of those years at Kenton City Schools. Steve is requesting severance pay.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

b. Approve the re-assignment of Darlene Lafontaine from Eastcrest Elementary Secretary to Kenton High School Secretary effective 2010-2011 school year. (due to Eastcrest building closing)

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

c. Under the negotiated agreement, Amy Collins (being displaced by a more senior employee) will be displacing a less senior employee as Secretary at Hardin Central effective 2010-2011 school year.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

d. Approve the JROTC Jr. and Sr. trip to Washington D.C. leaving after school on March 31, 2010 and returning Monday, April 5, 2010.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

e. Approve the negotiated changes in the OAPSE Contract effective July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010. (see attached changes)

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

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

Gary Strobel – High School Baseball volunteer

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

g. Approve the supplemental one year limited contract for 2009-2010, contingent upon receipt of required certificates (BCI, FBI, Sports Medicine, CPR, Activity Certificate, etc.)

Amanda Ritzler –Middle School Year book advisor –

(1/2) Step 0 – 0 Yrs. Exp. – $515.00

Bo Hoppe – High School Assistant Volleyball – (Board approved 8/16/09 from Freshman Volleyball to HS Asst. Volleyball)

pay adjustment from $2591. to $2903.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

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

#425 to State Teachers Retirement System for 2nd half of February in the amount of $48,483.00.

#426 to State Employees Retirement System for 2nd half of February in the amount of $14,412.00.

#427 for 2nd half of February State Foundation Fees in the amount of $34,052.34.

#430 to State Teachers Retirement System for 1st half of March in the amount of $48,483.00.

#431 to State Employees Retirement System for 1st half of March in the amount of $14,412.00.

#432 for 1st half of March State Foundation Fees in the amount of $80,705.73.

#433 for Medical Insurance in the amount of $170,635.76.

#434 for Dental Insurance in the amount of $13,240.88.

#7072 to Hardin County Juvenile Court for educating students for Feb., March, April, May, 2010 in the amount of $34,470.68.

#7093 to Hardin County Educational Service Center for Resident Educator and Mentor Team Program Costs for February 2010 in the amount of $29,200.00.

Motion to accept____________Second____________Vote____________

12. Motion to Adjourn Time______________

The next regular Board of Education meeting will be April 19, 2010 at 7:00 p.m. at the Board of Education office.