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2014-07-28 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, July 28, 2014 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, and a reporter.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Mary Wysong called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the July 14, 2014 regular meeting as presented by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

  1. RESIGNATIONSKim Darnielle, Arcola Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/24/14. Evan Riecke, Perry Hill Teacher, resigned as of 7/28/14.
  2. INTENT TO RETIRELarry Rusher, Eel River Teacher, submitted his intent to retire as of 7/28/14.
  3. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Janelle Carpenter

Technology

Technology Specialist

Extension 8/1/14-12/31/14

Stephanie Hoffman

Transportation

Bus Driver

10/21-24/14

  1. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Katie Larkins

Carroll Middle

Special Education Teacher 50% Effective 8/12/14

Rebecca Moore

Maple Creek

Special Education Teacher Effective 8/12/14

Janice Wright

Huntertown

Long-Term Substitute Teacher Effective 8/12/14-1/2/15

  1. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Rhonda Banister

Carroll High

Food Service Secretary 8 hours/day 40 weeks/year Effective 9/2/14

Troy Bearman

Transportation

Lead Bus Technician 8 hours/day Effective 8/12/14

Tonya Bobilya

Corporation

TRANSFER to Carroll Middle Custodian 7.25 hours/day 38 weeks/year

Effective 8/6/14

Sherri Bradley

Transportation

Special Needs Bus Driver up to 10 hours Effective 8/4-8/14

Sandra Canaveral

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant ESL 7 hours/day Effective 8/13/14

Tracy Cass

Transportation

Special Needs Bus Driver up to 10 hours Effective 8/4-8/14

Tori Dafforn

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant 5 hours/day Effective 8/13/14

Nancy Steele

Transportation

Carroll High/Carroll Middle and Oak View Bus Driver Effective 8/13/14

Larry Wickert

Transportation

Maple Creek and Perry Hill Bus Driver Effective 8/13/14

Amy Williams

Transportation

TRANSFER to Maple Creek Bus Route Effective 8/13/14

  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATION

Gary Skeel, Carroll High Reserve Basketball (M), resigned as of 7/22/14.

  1. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONSRecommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Alyssa Ables

Carroll Middle

8th Grade Assistant Football

Alyssa Ables

Carroll Middle

7th Grade Basketball (F)

Alyssa Ables

Carroll Middle

Assistant Soccer (F)

Bobby Ables

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Heather Anderson

Carroll High

Reserve Soccer (F)

David Brooks

Carroll High

Cross Country Volunteer

Lindsay Eads

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Brandon Fenbert

Carroll High

Assistant Drama

Mike Franke

Carroll High

Reserve Soccer (M) 67%

Kimberly Fransen

Carroll High

Head Cheerleading 50%

Matt Fretz

Carroll High

Freshman Football

Nathan Garman

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Nancy Goble

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Geoff Goelz

Carroll High

Head Color Guard

Kayli Greener

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Kelsey Greener

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Doug Helsom

Carroll High

Head Volleyball

Nicole Helsom

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Christopher Hicks

Carroll Middle

8th Grade Assistant Football

Kurtt Hirschy

Carroll High

Varsity Assistant Football

Becky Hull

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Taylor James

Carroll High

Freshman Volleyball

Scott Jester

Carroll High

Varsity Assistant Soccer (F)

Daniel Lestinsky

Carroll High

Reserve Assistant Football

Susan Lough

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

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Extracurricular Recommendations Cont'd

Matt McCarter

Carroll High

Assistant Volleyball

Cullen McLeod

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Bob Messmann

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Phil Miguel

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Kia Miller

Carroll High

Assistant Speech

Scott Mitchell

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Bryan Munoz

Carroll High

Musical Orchestra Director

Emilee Nees

Carroll High

Dance

Dan Nixon

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Andy Papagiannis

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Football

Jim Potter

Carroll High

Reserve Football

Armando Rangel

Maple Creek

7th Grade Assistant Football

Joe Rudolph

Carroll High

Varsity Assistant Football

Pandy Sinish

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Blake Smith

Carroll High

Percussion

Rick Smith

Carroll High

Head Soccer (F)

Elizabeth Sturges

Carroll High

Head Cheerleading 50%

Ryan Taylor

Carroll High

Reserve Soccer (M) 33%

Brian Thornson

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Dale Warner

Carroll High

Assistant Tennis (M)

Curtis Wise

Maple Creek

8th Grade Assistant Football

Blair Zemaitis

Carroll High

Show Choir Assistant Vocal

  1. HOMEBOUND STUDENT INSTRUCTION

#13-18 ext., Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 20 hours/week, beginning 7/26/14-8/22/14. Teacher assignment: Carrie Wisehart; Kyle Sommer.

  1. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRERequested permission to post/hire the following:Maple Creek Instructional Assistant 7 hours/day beginning 8/13/14 through the end of the 2014-15 school year. Cedar Canyon 2 Instructional Assistants SE Pre-School 4 hours/day, 4 days/week each (general fund). Eel River Instructional Assistant SE 2 hours/day (general fund). Hickory Center Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day (general fund). Perry Hill Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day (general fund). Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant SE 2 hours/day (special ed. grant). Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day (special ed. grant). Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant SE 7 hours/day (general fund). Carroll Middle Instructional Assistant SE 4 hours/day (general fund).

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

  1. TRAVEL REQUESTSRequested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Brandon Basham

Carroll High

7/31/14

$ 20.00

Adm. Travel

High in Plain Sight, Fort Wayne, IN

April Ellis

Carroll Middle

8/4-6/14

$ 300.00

SE Grant

STAR Autism Workshop, New Haven, IN

Nicole Kirk

Arcola

8/5-7/14

$ 331.75

Title II Part A

The Robie House Teacher Education

Report, Chicago, IL

Anna Lake

Arcola

7/29/14

$ 90.00

PTO Prof. Dev.

Motivation Strategies for Disruptive

Students, Fort Wayne, IN

Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

  1. HEALTH INSURANCERecommended the following: A 2% increase in health insurance premiums for the October 1, 2014 renewal with Anthem. Renew the annual Consulting Services Agreement with RESutton & Associates, effective October 1, 2014 for $19,000.00. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.
  2. NATATORIUM FEESRecommended the enclosed fee schedule for the NACS Natatorium. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.
  3. CORPORATION PURCHASESRecommended Building Corporation Purchases - $29,020.00. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.
  4. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Recommended Building Corporation Payments - $88,120.88. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.
  5. CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN FOR 2015-2017Bill Mallers gave a presentation on the Capital Projects Plan for 2015-2017.

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  1. BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN FOR 2015-2026Bill Mallers gave a presentation on the Bus Replacement Plan for 2015-2026.

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

Board Comments: None

Audience Comments: None

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

Meeting adjourned.





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