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2014-07-14 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, July 14, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Mary Wysong, John Hilger, Paul Sloffer, and Ron Felger. Kent Somers was absent. 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 June 23, 2014 regular meeting as presented by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSKerry Bryan, Eel River Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 6/24/14. Mary E. Collins, Cedar Canyon Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 6/25/14. Anngil Culp, Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/7/14. Cindy Faylor, Bus Driver, resigned as of 7/10/14. Sandra LaRowe, Bus Driver, resigned as of 7/1/14. Emilee Nees, Carroll High Teacher, resigned as of 6/24/14. Sue Skora, Arcola Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 6/27/14.
  2. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTRecommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Krisanne Clinkenbeard

Carroll Middle

Teacher

8/22/14-10/10/14

  1. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Alyssa Ables

Carroll Middle

Math Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Tyler Adelsperger

Carroll High

English Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Amy Archbold

Arcola

4th Grade Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Jennifer Baron

Carroll High

Summer School Substitute June 20, 5 hours

Sara Chronister

Maple Creek

Spanish Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Kayla Davisson

Maple Creek

Language Arts Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Christine Fox

Cedar Canyon

Kindergarten Teacher additional 50% Effective 8/12/14

Kelsey Guthrie

Eel River

Long-Term Substitute Teacher Effective 8/12/14 through the end of the 2014-15 school year

Racheal Hill

Maple Creek

Language Arts Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Kourtney Hopf

Carroll High

Special Education Teacher 50% Effective 8/12/14

Monica LaLonde

Carroll High

Long-Term Substitute Teacher

Effective 8/12/14-9/19/14

Lisa McBride

Oak View

4th Grade Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Cisco Mireles

Carroll High

Spanish Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Michael Schaffner

Carroll High

English Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Amber Shank

Carroll High

Math Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Sherri Smith

Eel River

2nd Grade Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Matt Taylor

Carroll High

REVISED Summer School Sessions 1 & 2, June 11-19, 23-27 and July 8-25, 135 hours

Hannah Vaughn

Carroll High

Special Education Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Heidi Weber

Maple Creek

Special Education Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Alicia Weimer

Carroll High

Math Teacher Effective 8/12/14

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Trudy Breames

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Effective 8/13/14

Fritz Cooper

Transportation

Bus Driver Carroll High/Carroll Middle and Oak View Routes

Effective 8/13/14

Kris Huguenard

Transportation

TRANSFER to Eel River Route Effective 8/13/14

Pam Miller

Carroll High

Nurse 6.5 hours/day 2.5 days/week Effective 8/13/14

Ann Neu

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day Effective 8/13/14

Paul Oberhausen

Transportation

Bus Driver Carroll High/Carroll Middle and Perry Hill Routes

Effective 8/13/14

Jenifer Warner

Carroll Middle

TRANSFER to Carroll Middle Custodian 3rd Shift 8 hours/day

12 months/year Effective 7/15/14

Natalie Zehr

Transportation

TRANSFER to Carroll High/Carroll Middle Route Effective 8/13/14

Recommended approval of the enclosed Employee Benefit Sheet, effective 7/1/14.

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  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONSRecommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Katie Bork

Carroll Middle

Cheerleader Volunteer

Carrie Ferguson

Carroll Middle

Cheerleader Volunteer

Elsa Turner

Carroll Middle

Head Cheerleader

  1. HOMEBOUND STUDENT INSTRUCTION

#13-02 ext., Maple Creek Student, at a maximum of 2 hours/week, beginning 6/25/14-8/7/14. Teacher assignment: Scott Bushong

  1. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRERequested permission to post/hire the following:Curriculum Coordinator/Library & Learning Resources. 3 Summer School/Extended School Year Program Special Needs Bus Drivers August 4-8, 2014, up to 10 hours each.

Motion to approve items A-G by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

  1. TRAVEL REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Molly Davis

Eel River

8/4/14

$ 90.00

Prof. Dev.

Rethinking Your 90 min. Reading Block

Decatur, IN

Nancy Eagle

Carroll High

8/5-7/14

$1,100.00

Title II

The Robie House Teacher Education Project

Chicago, IL

Liz O'connor

Eel River

8/4/14

$ 90.00

Prof. Dev.

Rethinking Your 90 min. Reading Block

Decatur, IN

Karin Huttsell

Eel River

8/4/14

$ 90.00

Prof. Dev.

Rethinking Your 90 min. Reading Block

Decatur, IN

Shelle Pabla

Eel River

8/4/14

$ 90.00

Prof. Dev.

Rethinking Your 90 min. Reading Block

Decatur, IN

Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

  1. GIFTS/GRANTS/DONATIONSKim Lochmueller, Cedar Canyon Principal, requested permission to accept a donation from the Cedar Canyon PTO in the amount of $9,600.00 to be used for IPADs for classroom instruction. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

  1. FUND RAISERRequested approval of the following: Carroll High - Choir Boosters - Merlin Emke Fundraising August 26-September 14, 2014. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

  1. 2014 BUS PURCHASERecommended the purchase of five 78-passenger Thomas conventional buses from Kerlin Bus Sales $497,031.50 and two 54-passenger International special education buses from Midwest Transit Equipment for $221,326.00, through the Central Indiana Education Service Center (CIESC) Cooperative Purchasing bid program; for a combined total of $718,357.50. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

Chris Himsel commended Bill Mallers and the Transportation staff for working to get the funding where we could purchase the necessary buses.

  1. FOOD SERVICE REPORT FOR 2014-15Recommend the following for the 2014-15 school year: Dairy - Schenkels fixed bid; Food/Supplies - Gordon's (GFS) - HPS bid; Bread - Aunt Millie's.

Recommend the following meal prices for the 2014-15 school year: Lunch Prices - Elementary $1.60, Middle School $1.65, High School $1.70, Reduced-All Grades $.40 and Adults $2.40. Breakfast Prices - Elementary $1.35, Middle & High School $1.40, Adults $1.85 and Reduced-All Grades $.30. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

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  1. CORPORATION PURCHASESRecommended Building Corporation Purchases - $5,300.00. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.
  2. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Recommended Building Corporation Payments - $255,168.01. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None

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

Meeting adjourned.





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