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2016-11-14 Minutes

PROJECT HEARING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met for a Project Hearing on Monday, November 14, 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, Curt Pletcher, staff, patron and a reporter.

President Kent Somers called the hearing to order. Bill Mallers presented information on projects. There were no board member comments. There were no audience comments. Kent Somers adjourned the hearing.

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, November 14, 2016 immediately following the hearing 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, Curt Pletcher, staff, patron and a reporter.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Kent Somers called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the October 31, 2016 hearing and regular meeting as presented by Ron Felger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONSStephanie Kissell, Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 11/18/16. Susan Rose, Huntertown Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 11/15/16.

B. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Richard Hostetler

Transportation

Bus Driver

Extension 10/25/16-11/8/16

C. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Jason Bodnar

Carroll High

Science Teacher Effective 1/5/17

Jeremy Yates

Carroll High

Special Education Teacher Effective 1/5/17

D. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Holly Brown

Carroll Middle

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant SE 7 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Mary Jane Brown

Hickory Center

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Samantha Claflin

Oak View

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day total 3.25 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Deb Clark

Perry Hill

Food Service Manager additional .25 hour/day total 7.5 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Lori Goings

Perry Hill

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day total 3.25 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Paulette

Hambrock

Huntertown

Food Service Manager additional .5 hour/day total 8 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Jamie Jacquay

Carroll Middle

Food Service Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Kathryn James

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant 4 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Sheri Kautz

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant additional .25 hour/day total 4 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Megan Kemery

Oak View

Food Service Manager additional .5 hour/day total 7 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Alicia Kirkland

Maple Creek

Food Service Assistant 3.5 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Laura Myers

Carroll Middle

Food Service Assistant additional .5 hour/day total 4.75 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Julie Pack

Hickory Center

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day Eff. 11/15/16

Catherine

Weaver

Oak View

Food Service Assistant additional .75 hour/day total 3.75 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

Brandy Yeiser

Huntertown

Food Service Assistant additional 1 hour/day total 4.5 hours/day Effective 11/15/16

E. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Request permission to post/hire the following: Transportation Secretary

12 months/year, 4 hours/day.

F. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATION Lindsey Noll, Maple Creek 7th Grade Basketball (F), resigned as of 10/28/16.

G. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2016-17 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Sally Gerber

Carroll High

Assigned Mentor

Amy Hanna

Carroll Middle

Assistant Swim

Scott Scheele

Carroll High

Assistant Gymnastics

Motion to approved items A-G by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Paul Sloffer.

Page 2 November 14, 2016

H. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Alex Beeching

Arcola

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Training, Fort Wayne, IN

Barbara Brewer

Huntertown

12/12/16

$ 380.00

Prof. Dev.

Project Based Learning with Technology

Indianapolis, IN

Tonne Coil

Huntertown

1/19/17

$ 230.00

Prof. Dev.

Guided Math Workshop. Fort Wayne, IN

Zach Elder

Arcola

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Training, Fort Wayne, IN

Lucy Fisher

Arcola

12/12/16

$ 135.00

Prof. Dev.

CLASS Training, Fort Wayne, IN

Jaima Garman

Huntertown

1/19/17

$ 230.00

Prof. Dev.

Guided Math Workshop, Fort Wayne, IN

Stacey Leahy

Arcola

1/13/17

$ 190.00

Prof. Dev.

IMEA State Conference, Fort Wayne, IN

Stephanie

Longbrake

Perry Hill

1/13-14/17

$ 190.00

Prof. Dev.

IMEA State Conference, Fort Wayne, IN

I. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll High FCCLA

12/2-3/16

Activity Bus

Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Motion to approve items H & I by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. PROJECT RESOLUTIONS

Recommended approval of the enclosed Project Resolutions for the refunding of the 2007, 2008, and 2008A bonds.

Motion to approve the Maintenance Project Resolution by Ron Felger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

Motion to approve the High School Project Resolution by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

Motion to approve the Technology Project Resolution by Liz Hathaway; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

Motion to approve the Real Estate Project Resolution by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

B. RESOLUTION APPROVING MASTER CONTINUING DISCLOSURE UNDERTAKING AND ISSUANCE OF BONDS

Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution Approving Master Continuing Disclosure Undertaking and Issuance of Bonds for the refunding of the 2007, 2008, and 2008A bonds. Motion to approve by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

C. RESOLUTION REAPPROVING BUILDING CORPORATION

Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution Reapproving Building Corporation for the refunding of the 2007, 2008, and 2008A bonds. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

D. HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT

Recommended approval of a Health Risk Assessment program through Parkview and the NACS Health & Wellness Center, per the NACS Insurance Committee. Motion to approve Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

E. CORPORATION PURCHASES Building Corporation purchases - $211,727.20. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

F. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation payments - $16,218.15. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: John Hilger asked that the school board consider sending the school board members to the Annual National School Board Association meeting. Kent Somers congratulated Steve Bartkus for being elected to the school board. Kent Somers also said that he is humbled by being re-elected and is honored to serve in this capacity.

Audience Comments: None

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

Meeting adjourned.





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