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2016-06-27 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Liz Hathaway, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger and John Hilger. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, a reporter and presenters.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Kent Somers called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the June 13, 2016 regular meeting as presented by Ron Felger; seconded by Liz

DEMOGRAPHIC STUDY REPORT

The Demographic Study Report by McKibben Demographic Research was presented by Dr. Jerome McKibben.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONLon Jones, Technology Systems Engineer, resigned as of 6/30/16.

B. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Daniel Jones

Carroll High

PE-Strength and Conditioning Teacher Effective 8/10/16

Jessica Isca

Oak View

3rd Grade Teacher Effective 8/10/16

Douglas Wagner

Maple Creek

Careers Teacher Effective 8/10/16

Cori Snyder

Hickory Center

Early Childhood Teacher Effective 8/10/16

Lindsey Ravis

Carroll High

World Language: French Effective 8/10/16

Alan Bodenstein

Carroll High

REVISED

Physical Education

Summer Session 1 & 2, June 13-June 22, June 24-July 11-29, 145 hours

Tonya Burns-Cohrs

Carroll High

REVISED

Physical Education

Summer Session 1 & 2, June 23 and July 11-29, 80 hours

C. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Kim Ginder

Maple Creek

Instructional Assistant Study Hall 6.5 hours/day Effective 8/11/16

Jennifer Hendricks

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant 1 hour/day Effective 8/11/16

Mary Foor

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant 4 hour/day Effective 8/11/16

Jordan Sproat

Hickory Center

Summer Custodian 7 hours/day, 4 day/week Effective 6/28/16

Ann Kharbas

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Food Service Assistant 5.75 hours/day Effective 6/28/16

Jennifer Lyons

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant 5 hours/day Effective 8/11/16

D. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommend the following for the 2016-17 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Elsa Turner

Carroll Middle

Head Cheer Coach

Carrie Ferguson

Carroll Middle

Volunteer Cheer Coach

Katie Bork

Carroll Middle

Volunteer Cheer Coach

Tina Perrine

Carroll High

Volunteer Show Choir

Becky Hull

Carroll High

Volunteer Show Choir

Ben Crawford

Carroll High

Volunteer Show Choir

Brittany Frymier

Carroll High

Volunteer Show Choir

Barry Lomont

Carroll High

Volunteer Show Choir

Caitlin Houser

Carroll Middle

Assistant Boys Track Coach

Eric Smead

Carroll High

Assistant Vocal Show Choir

Emilee Nees

Carroll High

Dance Coach

Geoff Goelz

Carroll High

Guard Director

Michael Brown

Carroll High

Assistant Band Instructor

Chris Hicks

Carroll High

Assistant Football Coach

Gary Teeple

Maple Creek

Drama 50%

Amy Cox

Carroll High

World Language Department Chair 100%

Recommended the enclosed Extra-curricular Event Pay Schedule.

Motion to approve items A-D by John Hilger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

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E. GRANT/DONATION ACCEPTANCE Bill Mallers recommended acceptance of the following grants:


  • Safe Haven Program Grant in the amount of $27,699.00 to be used for the NACS School


    Resource Officer program.


  • Secured School Safety Grant in the amount of $50,000.00 to be used for security equipment.


    Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

    BUSINESS REPORT

    A. HEALTH INSURANCE & BENEFITS Recommended the following:


  • Health insurance plan premium increase of 2% for the October 1, 2016 renewal with Anthem.



  • Renew the annual Consulting Services Agreement with RESutton & Associates, effective


    October 1, 2016 for $19,000.00.

    Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

    B. CORPORATION PURCHASES Building Corporation Purchases - $63,059.00. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

    C. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation Payments - $8,537.90. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

    Motion to approve claims and payroll, subject to audit, by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

    Board Comments: Kent Somers commented that the Demographic Study Report was both exciting and troubling at the same time but was a testament to the NACS staff corporation wide. The June 11th board meeting will be rescheduled to a date to be determined.

    Audience Comments: None

    Motion to adjourn by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger.

    Meeting adjourned.





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