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2014-11-24 Minutes

AMENDMENT TO LEASE HEARING

President Mary Wysong called the hearing to order. Bill Mallers presented the Amendment to Lease Agreement. Board Members made comments. There were no audience comments. Motion to adjourn the hearing by Ron Felger; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried. Hearing adjourned.

PROJECT HEARING

President Mary Wysong called the hearing to order. Bill Mallers presented the projects. Board Members made comments. There were no audience comments. Motion to adjourn the hearing by Kent Somers; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried. Hearing adjourned.

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, November 24, 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, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, John Bloom, 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 November 10, 2014 regular meeting as presented by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONS Sherri Bradley, Huntertown Instructional Asst. Bus Monitor, resigned 1 hour/day. Robin Riley, Cedar Canyon Food Service Assistant, resigned as of 12/18/14. Brian Schlatter, Oak View Head Custodian, resigned as of 11/30/14. Martha Sprague, Cedar Canyon Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 12/3/14.

B. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTS Recommend the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Alex Beeching

Arcola

Teacher

3/18/15-6/1/15

Christine Fox

Cedar Canyon

Teacher

2/3/15-3/26/15

Tami Hartley

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant

12/9-16/14

Darlene Walcutt

Huntertown

Instructional Assistant

12/8-18/14

C. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Elise Chang

Huntertown

Long-term Substitute Teacher Extension 11/14/14-12/18/14

Kourtney Hopf

Carroll High

Teacher Additional 10% now 60% Effective 11/25/14

Robin Rickman

Perry Hill

Long-term Substitute Teacher 1/19/15-6/1/15

D. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Amanda Brown

Cedar Canyon

Instructional Assistant ELL 4 hours/day Effective 12/4/14

Carrie Hyde

Maple Creek

TRANSFER to Oak View Secretary/Treasurer 8 hours/day 40 weeks/year

Pay Level 5 Effective 1/2/15

Linda Kissell

Carroll Middle

TRANSFER Instructional Assistant Bus Monitor 1 hour/day to

Instructional Assistant SE additional 1 hour/day, total 7 hours Eff. 12/9/14

Sue Skora

Arcola

Food Service Assistant 2.75 hours/day Effective 11/25/14

Aimee Schweitzer

Cedar Canyon

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 12/1/14

Katrina Stewart

Perry Hill

Bus Driver Effective 11/25/14

Jessica Turner

Carroll High

Food Service Assistant 3 hours/day Effective 11/25/14

Amanda Yager

Carroll High

Carroll Middle

Bus Driver Effective 12/1/14

E. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Requestedpermission to post/hire the following: Hickory Center - 2 Food Services Assistants additional .25 hour/day each. Cedar Canyon - Instructional Assistant Preschool 6 hours/day, 4 days/week (general fund). Cedar Canyon - Instructional Assistant Preschool 3 hours/day, 4 days/week (general fund). Jada Conner, Director of Special Education, requests permission to transfer 1 hour/day of Instructional Assistant Bus Monitor position from Huntertown to Carroll Middle.

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F. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2014-15 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Logan Ables

Maple Creek

Head Wrestling

David Brooks

Carroll High

Head Track (M)

Rollie Clements

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Jeff Herring

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Matt Pape

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Tara Plummer

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Bobbie Poynter

Carroll High

Freshman Basketball (F)

Mark Redding

Carroll High

Head Basketball (F)

Brad Sadilek

Maple Creek

Assistant Wrestling

Phil Yoder

Carroll High

Head Track (F)

G. HOMEBOUND INSTRUCTION #14-08, Carroll High Student, at a maximum of 20 hours/week, beginning 11/17/14-5/29/15. Teacher assignment: Michael Schaffner; Kristy Ewing; Amber Shank; Scott Snyder.

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

H. FACILITY USE REQUEST Jamie Wilkins, Oak View Principal, requested permission to use Oak View Elementary facilities for Camp Invention June 15-19, 2015 and that the fee be waived with a flat rate of $100.00 be paid by the camp for custodial fees. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

I. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Nancy Becker

Special Ed.

12/4-5/14

$ 80.00

SE Grant

CLC Summit (SIM), Toledo, OH

Jada Conner

Special Ed.

12/4-5/14

$ 348.00

SE Grant

CLC Summit (SIM), Toledo, OH

Sam DiPrimio

Carroll High

12/2/14

$ 125.00

Adm. Travel

Section 504 Conference, Plymouth, IN

Ron Felger

Corporation

2/1-3/15

$2,000.00

Adm. Travel

2015 NSBA Advocacy Institute

Washington, D.C.

Bill Mallers

Corporation

12/16/14

$ 255.00

Adm. Travel

IASBO School Finance Issues

Abby Tigulis

Maple Creek

12/4-5/14

$ 638.10

SE Grant

CLC Summit (SIM), Toledo, OH

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

J. FIELD TRIP REQUEST Recommended the following:

SCHOOL/GROUP

DATE(S)

MODE

LOCATION

Carroll High Boys' Basketball

12/13/14

School Bus

Van Wert High School, Van Wert, OH

Carroll High Swim Teams

1/23-24/15

School Bus

Fishers High School, Fishers, IN

Maple Creek Choir

4/25/15

Charter Bus

Kings Island, Mason, OH

Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Vote was four in favor with Kent Somers opposed. Motion carried.

K. GIFT/GRANT/DONATION ACCEPTANCE Kim Lochmueller, Cedar Canyon Principal, requested permission to accept a donation from the Indiana Organ Procurement Organization, Inc. in the amount of $1,000.00

to be used for the physical education equipment. Sam DiPrimio, Carroll High Principal, requested permission to accept a donation from the CHS PTO in the amount of $2,500.00 to be used for teacher professional development. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT

A. CORPORATION POLICY CHANGES - FIRST READING Chris Himsel presented the first reading of the Corporation Policy Changes.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. PATRONS' PETITION RESOLUTION Recommended approval of the enclosed Patrons' Petition Resolution for the refunding of the 2005 bonds. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

B. PROJECT RESOLUTION Recommended approval of the enclosed Project Resolution for the refunding of the 2005 bonds. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

C. RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AMENDMENT TO LEASE

Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution Authorizing Execution of Amendment to Lease for the refunding of the 2005 bonds. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

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D. RESOLUTION APPROVING CONTINUING DISCLOSURE UNDERTAKING

Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution Approving Continuing Disclosure Undertaking for the refunding of the 2005 bonds. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

E. RESOLUTION REAPPROVING BUILDING CORPORATION Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution Reapproving Building Corporation for the refunding of the 2005 bonds. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

F. RESOLUTION REGARDING 2008A BONDS Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution Regarding 2008A Bonds for the refunding of the 2005 bonds. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

G. CONTINUING DISCLOSRE UNDERTAKING SERVICE AGREEMENT Recommended H.J. Umbaugh & Associates service agreement for continuing disclosure compliance. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

H. CAPITAL PROJECTS EMERGENCY RESOLUTION Recommended approval of the enclosed Capital Projects Emergency Resolution for $7,387.87. Motion to approve by Ron Felger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

I. CORPORATION PURCHASES Building Corporation Purchases - $25,778.00. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

J. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation Payments - $3,455.01. Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

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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