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2014-03-10 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7;00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Mary Wysong, Paul Sloffer, John Hilger, Ron Felger. Kent Somers was absent. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, students, patrons and reporters.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Mary Wysong called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the February 24, 2014 executive session and regular meeting as presented by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSAlyssa Ables, Carroll Middle School Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 3/7/14.Cathy Mittendorf, Huntertown Instructional Assistant Bus, resigned as of 3/11/14. Cheryl Mudrack, Carroll High Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 3/14/14.
  2. INTENT TO RETIRE Natalie Hilger, Hickory Center Teacher, submitted her intent to retire as of the end of the 2013 -14 school year. Donna Johnson, Bus Driver, submitted her intent to retire as of 3/14/14. Ginger McComb, Hickory Center Teacher, submitted her intent to retire as of the end of the 2013-14 school year.
  3. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Barbara Brewer

Huntertown

Teacher

3/13/14-4/15/14

Kimberly Koehne

Oak View

Instructional Assistant

3/3-14/14

DeAnna Koons

Carroll Middle

Teacher

2/14/14

Tina Muzzillo

Optimum L.C.

Instructional Assistant

2/10-14/14

  1. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Elizabeth Amick

Carroll High

Long-term Substitute Teacher 50% Effective 3/24/14 through the end of the 2013-14 school year

Sharon Blackford

Carroll High

Long-term Substitute Teacher Effective 3/21/14-4/18/14

Kristin Borne

Carroll High

Long-term Substitute Teacher Retroactive 3/3/14 through the end of the 2013-14 school year

Dawn Dice

Huntertown

Long-term Substitute Teacher Effective 3/13/14-4/15/14

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Megan Beyler

Oak View

Custodian 2nd Shift 5.5 hours/day 38 weeks/year Effective 3/11/14

Carol Daman

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant Bus 1 hour/day 4 days/week Effective 3/11/14

through the end of the 2013-14 school year

Cathy Mittendorf

Transportation

CHS/CMS Bus Driver Effective 3/11/14

Gene Sherrill

Transportation

Hickory Center Bus Driver Effective 3/11/14

Rick Trent

Oak View

Mower Effective 3/11/14 6 hours/week

Rick Trent

Perry Hill

Mower Effective 3/11/14 8 hours/week

  1. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Requested permission to post/hire the following: Carroll High Instructional Assistant additional .5 hour/day (total 7.5 hours/day to be split into two positions)
  2. HOMEBOUND STUDENT INSTRUCTION

#13-13, Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 20 hours/week, beginning 2/24/14-6/4/14. Teacher assignment: Ami Gomez; Bob Ahlersmeyer; Jennifer Baron; Annemarie Sweger.

#13-14, Maple Creek Student, at a maximum of 10 hours/week, beginning 3/5/14-6/4/14. Teacher assignment: Rhonda Swihart; Tammy Etter.

  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2013-14 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Alyssa Ables

Carroll Middle

Assistant Soccer (F)

Heather Anderson

Carroll Middle

Soccer (F)

Mike Arnold

Carroll High

Track Volunteer

Mike Barnes

Carroll High

Track Volunteer

David Brooks

Carroll High

Assistant Track (M)

Andy Brown

Carroll High

Assistant Track (F)

Tom Bussen

Maple Creek

Assistant Track (M) 50%

Joe Caprino

Carroll High

Assistant Wrestling

Dan Green

Maple Creek

Assistant Track (M) 50%

Edward Hendry

Carroll High

Track Volunteer

Scott Jester

Maple Creek

Soccer (M)

Jordan Lehman

Carroll High

Softball Volunteer

Nick Morken

Carroll Middle

Assistant Soccer (M)

Richard Myers

Maple Creek

Soccer (F)

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Extracurricular Recommendations Cont'd

Kayla Yates

Carroll High

Assistant Softball

Phil Yoder

Carroll High

Assistant Track (M)

Sara Wagoner

Carroll High

Assistant Track (F)

Josh Wilson

Maple Creek

Assistant Soccer (M)

Motion to approve items A-H by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

  1. ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATIONRecommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

NEW/REPL.

Bill Toler

Maple Creek

Principal Effective 7/1/14 Starting Middle School Principal Pay

Mark Seele

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

  1. TRAVEL REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Amy Alday

Huntertown

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Jennifer Baczynski

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Mike Barnes

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Nicole Beasley

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Douglas Bryan

Arcola

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PL221

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Leslie Clark

Carroll High

3/20/14

$ 500.00

Acad. Honors

AP US History Workshop

River Grove, IL

Tonne Coil

Huntertown

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Lindsay Eads

Cedar Canyon

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Nicole Germann

Arcola

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PL221

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Kara Hevel

Arcola

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PL221

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Barb Ihnen

Perry Hill

3/24/14

$ 50.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Pamela Kaylor

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 50.00

Adm. Travel

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Melinda Kinder

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 50.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Sarah Kerschner

Cedar Canyon

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Daniel Kieffer

Cedar Canyon

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Nicole Kirk

Arcola

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PL221

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Diana Kochert

Corporation

5/8/14

$ 111.60

Adm. Travel

IRCA Spring Autism Leadership

Indianapolis, IN

Brett Lanning

Eel River

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Karen Livingston

Huntertown

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Debbie

Longenberger

Eel River

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Roanne Marlow

Eel River

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

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Travel Requests Cont'd

Stacey Scare

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Deborah Neumeyer

Corporation

4/28/14

$ 286.00

Adm. Travel

IU Education Careers Interview Day

Bloomington, IN

Patsy O'Connell

Technology

3/31/14-

4/4/14

$ 595.00

2014 Tech CPF

Administering System Center 2012

R2 Configuration Mgr., Fort Wayne, IN

Valerie Pontius

Technology

3/31/14-

4/4/14

$ 595.00

2014 Tech CPF

Administering System Center 2012

R2 Configuration Mgr., Fort Wayne, IN

Gloria Shamanoff

Corporation

4/28/14

$ 286.00

Adm. Travel

IU Education Careers Interview Day

Bloomington, IN

Jessica Sherck

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Brandy Shoaff

Huntertown

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Jasmine Sloffer

Huntertown

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Mitchell Smith

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Michelle Stoffel

Hickory Center

3/24/14

$ 95.00

Poorman Fund

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Lynne Taylor

Huntertown

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Terri Topp

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Brenda Weber

Huntertown

3/24/14

$ 140.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

Ashly Wilson

Oak View

3/24/14

$ 140.00

Prof. Dev.

C.L.A.S.S. Workshop

Hickory Center Elem., Fort Wayne, IN

  1. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll Middle Band

3/15/14

School Bus

Garrett High School, Garrett, IN

Carroll Middle Choir

3/15/14

School Bus

Garrett High School, Garrett, IN

Carroll High FCCLA

3/21/14

Activity Bus

Arts Garden, Indianapolis, IN

Eel River 5th Grade

3/26/14

Charter Bus

Marengo Caves, Marengo, IN

Carroll High Science Class

4/8/14

School Bus

Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, IN

Carroll High Japanese Class

4/18/14

Charter Bus

Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Huntertown 3rd Grade

4/24/14

School Bus

Conner Prairie, Fishers, IN

Carroll Middle Academic Bowl

5/3/14

School Bus

Indian Springs Middle School, Columbia City, IN

Perry Hill 3rd Grade

5/13/14

Charter Bus

Sauder Village, Archbold, OH

Motion to approve items J and K by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. RESOLUTION TO REVISE THE 2013-14 SCHOOL CALENDAR Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution to Revise the 2013-14 School Calendar. This Resolution is required per the Indiana State School Superintendent and Waiver Request form. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

  1. 2014 RE-ROOFING PROJECTS Recommended CMS Roofing, Inc. at a bid of $772,070 for the 2014 Carroll High School re-roofing project; and CMS Roofing, Inc. at a quote of $32,680 for the 2014 Arcola Elementary School re-roofing project. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.
  2. TELEPHONE SERVICESRecommended the following for telephone services and alignment with E-rate: Earth Link for PRI services at $754.81 per month; Frontier Communications for business lines at $550.00 per month; Century Link for long distance services at $0.0274 per minute; and Verizon Wireless for cell phone services at $192.28 per month. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

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  1. CORPORATION PURCHASESRecommended Building Corporation Purchases - Series 2013 Bond Issue - $2,386.00. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.
  2. CORPORATIONPAYMENTSRecommended Building Corporation Payments - Series 2013 Bond Issue - $69,715.30. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded byRon Felger. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None

Motion to adjourn by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger.

Meeting adjourned.





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