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2013-08-26 Minutes

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in executive session on Monday, August 26, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. in the Central Office. Members present: Mary Wysong, John Hilger, Paul Sloffer, Ronald Felger and Kent Somers. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff and Bill Mallers

I.C.5-14-1.5-6.1(b) 2(A): For discussion of strategy with respect to collective bargaining.

Mr.Himsel presented information regarding collective bargaining.

I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b) 2(D) For discussion of strategy with respect to the purchase or lease of real property.

Mr.Himsel presented information regarding the purchase or lease of real property.

No Other business was discussed.

Meeting adjourned.

Board President Board Secretary

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday,August 26, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present:Mary Wysong, John Hilger, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger. And Kent Somers. Also Present: Chris Himsel, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, 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 August 12, 2013 executive session and regular meeting as presented by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSKathy Butts, Arcola Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess, resigned as of 8/9/13. Jolene Evans, Oak View Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 8/28/13. Ashley Johnson, Bus Driver, resigned as of 8/30/13.

Nichole Kruger, Arcola Instructional Assistant L& Lunch/Recess, resigned as of 8/26/13.Christine Lindhorst, Carroll High Instructional Assistant SE, resigned as of 8/12/13. Veronica Miller, Eel River Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess, resigned as of 8/19/13. Sherri A. Smith,Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant SE, resigned as of 8/23/13. Deborah Weatherholt, Maple Creek Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 8/23/13.

  1. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Scott Fox

Carroll High

Teacher

9/23-27/13

Amy Green

Transportation

Bus Driver

11/3-8/13

Natalie Hilger

Hickory Center

Teacher

9/9-16/13

Stephanie Hoffman

Transportation

Bus Driver

10/17-25/13

Christina Lechner

Oak View

Instructional Assistant

8/26/13-9/6/13

Vicki Welch

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant

10/9-22/13

  1. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRERequested permission to post/hire the following: Arcola: 1 Instructional Assistant Literacy 5 hours/day (2013-14 school year only); 2 Instructional Assistants @ 3 hours/day each. Cedar Canyon: 2 Instructional Assistants @ 3 hours/day;1 Instructional Assistant @ 2 hours/day;

1 Instructional Assistant @ 1 hour/day; 2 Instructional Assistants SE @ 3 hours/day, through 10/11/13, (special ed.grant). Eel River: 4 Instructional Assistants @ 2 hours/day; 1 Instructional Assistant @ 1 hour/day. Hickory Center:

4 Instructional Assistants @ 3 hours/day; 1 Instructional Assistant SE @ 4 hours/day (general fund); 1 Instructional Assistant SE Additional 2 hours/day (general fund). Huntertown: 1 Instructional Assistant @ 3 hours/day; Oak View:

1 Instructional Assistant @ 3 hours/day. Perry Hill: 2 Instructional Assistants @ 3 hours/day. Carroll Middle: 1 Instructional Assistant Additional 1 hour/day. Transportation: Eel River Shuttle Bus Route.

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  1. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Nichole Kruger

Carroll High

Long-Term Substitute Teacher Effective 8/27/13-9/27/13

Lisa Repaal

Special Ed.

Additional 1 day/week total 5 days/week Retroactive to 8/13/13

Dawn Stump

Maple Creek

Long-Term Substitute Teacher Effective 8/19/13-9/20/13

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Dianna Baker

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Carroll High Custodian 2nd Shift 8 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Teresa Brown

Transportation

TRANSFER to Carroll High/Carroll Middle Bus Driver Effective 8/27/13

Torey Cooper

Maple Creek

Instructional Assistant Library 7 hours/day, 2 days/week Effective 8/27/13

Debbie Delieto

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant SE Job Coach 2 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Kim DeWald

Transportation

TRANSFER to Hickory Center Bus Route Effective 8/27/13

Sue Gilbert

Transportation

Perry Hill/Oak View Shuttle Bus Route Effective 8/27/13

Debra Sue Gross

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant SE Job Coach Additional 2 hours/day total 5 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Dawn Holman

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Amanda Lemert

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant SE 2.75 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Ed Long

Hickory Center

Mower 15 hours/week Effective 9/1/13

Marci Newlin

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Effective 8/27/13 through the 2013-14 school year

Angela Perlich

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Effective 8/27/13 through the 2013-14 school year

Julie Plazek

Eel River

Instructional Assistant Lunch/Recess 1 hour/day Effective 8/27/13

Beth Powers

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Kent Rivir

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Custodian 3rd Shift 8 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Jackie Smith

Carroll Middle

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant SE Mild 5 hours/day and Instructional Assistant SE Mild

2 hours/day total 7 hours/day Effective 8/27/13

Amy Williams

Transportation

Carroll High/Carroll Middle Bus Route and Perry Hill Bus Route Effective 8/27/13

Amanda Yager

Maple Creek

Instructional Assistant Library 7 hours/day, 3 days/week Effective 8/27/13

  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATION Sheila Gagen, Arcola Music,resigned as of 8/12/13.
  2. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended The following for the 2013-14 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Chris Adamisin

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Jon Bay

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Matt Bowman

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Michael Brown

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Trever Curry

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Tucker Day

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Brett Duffner

Maple Creek

Cross Country Volunteer

Emily Easley

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Tammy Etter

Maple Creek

Academic Coach (2.5 positions)

Brandon Fenbert

Carroll High

Assistant Drama

Mark Geiger

Maple Creek

Cross Country Volunteer

Geoff Goelz

Carroll High

Head Color Guard

Matt Gratton

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Everette Hornbarger

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Brittany Krieg

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Dave Lemish

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Kathryn Lemish

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Drew Miller

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Kia Miller

Carroll High

Assistant Speech

Krissie Miller

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Emilee Nees

Carroll High

Head Dance

Drew Parent

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Merinda Quegan

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Josh Schneider

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Ben Schortgen

Carroll Middle

Volleyball Volunteer

Blake Smith

Carroll High

Percussion Instruments

Benjamin Sobczak

Carroll Middle

Cross Country Volunteer

Amber Starkel

Carroll Middle

Cross Country Volunteer

Abby Tigulis

Maple Creek

Academic Coach (2.5 positions)

Erica Widmer

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Motion to approve items A-Gby John Hilger; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

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  1. TRAVEL REQUESTRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Lisa Harris

Corporation

8/29/13

$ 31.50

Adm. Travel

Indiana Department of Education LVIS Training

Decatur, IN

Dave Hey

Corporation

10/14-16/13

$ 1,521.70

Staff Dev.

2013 Fall National Training Conference

Fort Worth, TX

Joe Meyer

Huntertown

9/30/13-

10/1/13

$ 240.00

Adm. Travel

Advanced School Safety Specialist Training

Indianapolis, IN

Seth Slater

Carroll High

11/25/13

$ 406.60

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop English Language and Composition

Indianapolis, IN

Richard Vorick

Hickory Center

9/30/13-

10/1/13

$ 160.00

Adm. Travel

Advanced School Safety Specialist Training

Indianapolis, IN

Carrie Wisehart

Carroll High

11/25/13

$ 295.00

Acad. Honors

AP Workshop English Language and Composition

Indianapolis, IN

  1. FIELD TRIP REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Maple Creek 7th Grade

9/23/13

Chartered Bus

Cook Nuclear Power Plant, Bridgman, MI

Warren Dunes State Park, Sawyer, MI

Carroll High Japanese Classes

10/15/13

Chartered Bus

Mitsuwa Marketplace and Chicago Botanic Garden

Arlington Heights and Glencoe, IL

Motion To approve items H & I by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion Carried.

J.GIFT/GRANT/DONATION ACCEPTANCE John Miller, Carroll Middle Principal, requested permission to accept a donation in the amount of $6,100.00 from the Carroll Middle PTO to be used for professional development, grade level team and office activities/supplies, and the art framing project. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Ron Felger.Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. PARKVIEW HOSPITAL COMMUNITY HEALTH AGREEMENTRequested approval of the enclosed Parkview Hospital Community Health Agreement for the 2013-14 school year. This is a renewal of the previous agreement. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

  1. 2013 BUS PURCHASERecommended the purchase of four (4) 78-passenger Thomas conventional buses from Kerlin Bus Sales for$404,585.20 through the Central Indiana Education Service Center (CIESC)Cooperative

Purchasing bid program; and two (2) 14-passenger GM/Collins multi-function school activity buses

from Midwest Transit Equipment for $59,998.00; for a combined total of $464,583.20. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

  1. CORPORATION PAYMENTSRecommended Building Corporation Payment: Series 2013 Bond Payment -$23,222.68. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion Carried.
  2. 2014 BUDGETRequested permission to advertise the submitted 2014 Budget - Notice to Taxpayers of Tax Levies (Form 3). Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None

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

Meeting Adjourned.





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