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2015-07-13 Minutes

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in executive session on Monday, July 13, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. in the Central Office. Members present: Ron Felger, Kent Somers, Paul Sloffer, John Hilger. Elizabeth Hathaway was absent. Also present: Chris Himsel and Gloria Shamanoff.

I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b) 5: To receive information about and interview prospective employees.

The board interviewed a prospective employee.

I.C. 5-14-1.5-6.1(b) B: For discussion of strategy with respect to initiation of litigation or litigation that is either pending or has been threatened specifically in writing.

Mr. Mallers joined the executive session.

Mr. Himsel presented information regarding potential litigation.

I.C. 5-15-1.5-6.1(b) A: For discussion of strategy with respect to collective bargaining.

Mr. Himsel and Mr. Mallers presented information regarding collective bargaining.

Meeting adjourned 6:55 p.m.

The undersigned certify that no other subject matter of business was discussed in the executive session other than the subject matter of business specified in the public notice of the executive session.





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REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, July 13, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Ron Felger, Kent Somers, Paul Sloffer and John Hilger. Elizabeth Hathaway was absent. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff, Bill Mallers, Lisa Harris, staff, patrons and reporters.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Ron Felger called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the June 22, 2015 regular meeting as presented by John Hilger; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONSScott Myers, Carroll Middle Teacher, resigned as of 7/21/15. Angie Perlich, Huntertown Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 6/28/15. Angela "Star" Smith, Cedar Canyon Teacher, resigned as of 6/26/15.

B. RETIREMENT Judy Schaubschlager, Carroll High Custodian, submitted her intent to retire as of 7/31/15.

C. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUESTSRecommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Judith Schaubschlager

Carroll High

Custodian

Extension 7/2-15/15

Don Scharlach

Transportation

Bus Driver

10/12-15/15

D. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Lisa Barranda

Carroll High

Math Teacher 50% Effective 8/11/15

Steven

Boomershine

NACS Elementary

Physical Education Teacher additional 50% Effective 8/11/15 Now 100%

Bonnie

Cetera-Carlson

NACS Elementary

Art Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Leslie Clark

Carroll High

US History

Summer Session 1, June 9, 2015, 2 hours

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Certified Recommendations Cont'd

Kara Divelbiss-

Harding

Maple Creek

Science Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Steve Driver

Carroll High

US History

Summer Session 1, June 9, 2015, 3 hours

Kyle Eichenauer

Carroll High

PLTW-Engineering Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Caleb Evans

Eel River

4th Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Maureen Fulk

Eel River

CHS

TRANSFER to Cedar Canyon Preschool Coordinator 50% in addition

to current Speech/Language Pathologist 50%, Now 100% Eff. 8/11/15

Kayli Greener

Huntertown

1st Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Stacia Herson

Carroll Middle

Science Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Mitch Hill

Maple Creek

Social Studies Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Kourtney Hopf

Carroll High

Special Education Teacher additional 40% Effective 8/11/15 Now 100%

Nanette Kersjes

Arcola

1st Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Kristen Lemley

NACS Elementary

TRANSFER to Music Teacher additional 50% Effective 8/11/15 Now 100%

Stephanie

Longbrake

NACS Elementary

Music Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Kathryn

McIlwain

Cedar Canyon

3rd Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Jessica Myers

Huntertown

Special Education Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Beldina Omondi

Carroll High

Math Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Bridgett Shultz

Carroll High

Blind/Low Vision Teacher 50%, Hearing Impaired Teacher 40%,

Special Ed. Teacher 10%, Total 100% Effective 8/11/15

Stacey Selby

Cedar Canyon

TRANSFER to Perry Hill Literacy Interventionist Effective 8/11/15

Molly Shoup

Maple Creek

TRANSFER to NACS Elementary PEAK Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Colleen Sullivan

Arcola

TRANSFER to NACS Elementary PEAK Teacher Effective 8/11/15

Karen Williams

Perry Hill

4th Grade Teacher Effective 8/11/15

E. ADMINISTRATOR RECOMMENDATION Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Brian Hill

Carroll Middle

Assistant Principal 220 days/year Effective 7/16//15

2015-16 Starting Base Salary for a Middle School Assistant Principal

F. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Beth Carpenter

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant

Special Needs Summer School, August 3-7, 2015, 15 hours

15 hours

Kim Ginder

Maple Creek

Instructional Assistant 7 hours/day Effective 8/11/15 through the end of the 2015-16 school year.

G. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE Requested permission to post/hire the following: Transportation - Maple Creek Bus Driver. Carroll Middle - Instructional Assistant SE 5 hours/day (special ed. grant). Eel River - Instructional Assistant SE 4.5 hours/day (special ed. grant). Cedar Canyon - Instructional assistant 5 hours/day (special ed. grant).

H. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATIONS J. Matt Kochert, Carroll Middle Team Leader 6-1, resigned as of 6/26/15. Daniel Lestinsky, Carroll High Reserve Football, resigned as of 7/9/15. Blake Williams, Carroll Middle Intramural, resigned as of 7/1/15.

I. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommended the following for the 2015-16 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Alyssa Ables

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Bobby Ables

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Wrestling Volunteer

Tyler Adelsperger

Carroll High

Yearbook Sponsor

Jeff Amstutz

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Heather Anderson

Carroll High

Reserve Soccer (F)

Jody Betley

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Aaron Black

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Natalie Brewer

Carroll High

Tennis (F) Volunteer

David Brooks

Carroll High

Cross Country Volunteer

Andy Brown

Carroll High

Assistant Track (F)

Michael Brown

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Tom Bussen

Maple Creek

Head Cross Country (M)

Elizabeth Chaffee

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Joe Caprino

Carroll High

Assistant Wrestling

Rollie Clements

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Mindy Cox

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Brett Duffner

Carroll High

Cross Country Volunteer

Lindsay Eads

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Michelle Ellson

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Brandon Fenbert

Carroll High

Assistant Drama

James Foster

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

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Extracurricular Recommendations Cont'd

Mike Franke

Carroll High

Assistant Reserve Soccer (M) 67%

Kimberly Fransen

Carroll High

Head Cheerleading 50%

Luke Fries

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Gabe Garman

Carroll High

Basketball (M) Volunteer

Nathan Garman

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Danae Gibson

Carroll High

Swim Volunteer

John Gibson

Carroll High

Head Swim Coach (F)

Head Swim Coach (M)

Sean Gibson

Carroll High

Assistant Swim

Nancy Goble

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Goeff Goelz

Carroll High

Head Color Guard

Dan Green

Maple Creek

Head Cross Country (F)

Doug Helsom

Carroll High

Head Volleyball

Nicole Helsom

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Edward Hendry

Carroll High

Assistant Track (F)

Jeff Herring

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Christopher Hicks

Carroll Middle

7th Grade Assistant Football

Sarah Ann Hidy

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Kurtt Hirschy

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Football

Everette Hornbarger

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Beth Howard

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Becky Hull

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Taylor James

Carroll High

Freshman Volleyball

Scott Jester

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Soccer (F)

Austan Kas

Carroll High

Baseball Volunteer

Michael Klein

Carroll High

Student Council 50%

Conner Klotz

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Chad Kohli

Carroll High

Baseball Volunteer

Brittany Krieg

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Lauren Lawhead

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Dave Lemish

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Kathryn Lemish

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Susan Lough

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Brady Lucyk

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Matt McCarter

Carroll High

Assistant Volleyball

Becky McClain

Carroll High

Dive 50%

Robbie McKerr

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Basketball (M) Volunteer

Jeff Meeks

Carroll High

Golf (M) Volunteer

Shane Merryman

Carroll High

Reserve Basketball (M)

Robert Messmann

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Phil Miguel

Carroll High

Assistant Reserve Football

Ashley Miller

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Kristine Miller

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Scott Mitchell

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Thomas Monnier

Maple Creek

7th Grade Assistant Football

Bryan Munoz

Carroll High

Musical Orchestra

Donn Nichols

Carroll High

Baseball Volunteer

Dan Nixon

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Andy Noll

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Christopher Norrick

Carroll High

Cross Country Volunteer

Meghan O'Connor

Carroll High

Assistant Speech

Jason Pace

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Andy Papagiannis

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Football

Matt Pape

Carrol High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Tina Perrine

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Jim Potter

Carroll High

Reserve Football

Assistant Track (M)

Bobbie Poynter

Carroll High

Freshman Basketball (F)

Armando Rangel

Maple Creek

7th Grade Assistant Football

Mark Redding

Carroll High

Head Basketball (F)

Ric Rivera

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Joe Rudolph

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Football

Rosemary Scheele

Carroll High

Head Gymnastics

Scott Scheele

Carroll High

Assistant Gymnastics

Joshua Schneider

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Justin Shippy

Carroll High

Head Golf (M)

Kevin Sinclair

Carroll High

9th Grade Basketball (M)

Pandy Sinish

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Tim Sloffer

Carroll High

Assistant Wrestling 50%

Blake Lee Smith

Carroll High

Band Percussion

Rick Smith

Carroll High

Head Soccer (F)

Jonah Snyder

Carroll High

Dive 50%

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Extracurricular Recommendations Cont'd

Elizabeth Sturges

Carroll High

Head Cheerleading 50%

Ryan Taylor

Carroll High

Soccer (M) Volunteer

Matt Taylor

Carroll High

Assistant Track (M)

Jodi Thomas

Carroll High

Show Choir Volunteer

Jason Walcutt

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Soccer (M)

Mike Wallace

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Dale Warner

Carroll High

Assistant Tennis (M)

Assistant Tennis (F)

Erica Widmer

Carroll High

Band Volunteer

Christian Wilson

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Curtis Wise

Maple Creek

8th Grade Assistant Football

Kyle Wood

Carroll High

Assistant Wrestling 50%

Kara Wynn

Carroll Middle

Team Leader 6-1

Blake Yager

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Motion to approve items A-I by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

Mr. Himsel welcomed Brian Hill as the Carroll Middle Assistant Principal.

J. TRAVEL REQUESTS Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE(S)

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Jeff Josse

Transportation

7/28-29/15

$ 142.00

Transportation

Kerlin Tech. Training, Warsaw, IN

Michele Lash

Carroll High

7/21/15

$ 30.00

2014 Tech CPF

IntegratED, Kendallville, IN

Motion to approve item J by Kent Somers; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

K. GRANT/DONATION ACCEPTANCE Kathleen Perfect, Arcola Principal, requested permission to accept a donation of $2,675.00 from the Arcola PTO to be used to purchase reception area chairs, a rug and 3 wall graphics. Kate Johanningsmeier, Hickory Center Principal, requested permission to accept a donation of $11,370.00 from the Hickory Center PTO to be used to purchase 30 iPads. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

BUSINESS REPORT

A. 2015 BUS PURCHASE Recommended the purchase of eight 78-passenger IC conventional buses and one 54-passenger IC conventional special education bus from Midwest Transit Equipment for $892,738.00 through the Central Indiana Education Service Center (CIESC) Cooperative Purchasing bid program. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

B. FOOD SERVICE REPORT FOR 2015-16

  • Recommended the following for the 2015-16 school year

    Dairy Prairie Farms - escalator bid

    Food & Supplies Gordon's (GFS) - HPS bid

    Bread Aunt Millie's

  • Recommended the following meal prices for the 2015-16 school year:

    Lunch Prices Breakfast Prices

Elementary $1.60 Elementary $1.35

Middle School $1.65 Middle School & High School $1.40

High School $1.70 Adults $1.95

High School $2.00 Reduced - All Grades $ .30

Reduces - All Grades $ .40

Adults $2.50

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

C. CAPITAL PROJECTS RESOLUTION Recommended approval of the enclosed Resolution for Emergency Appropriation for Capital Projects $12,520.00. Motion to approve by Kent Somers; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

D. CORPORATION PURCHASES Building Corporation Purchases - $25,000.00. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by Kent Somers. Motion carried.

E. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation Payments - $185,854.87. Motion to approve Kent Somers; seconded Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: Kent Somers thanked Judy Schaubschlager for 35 years of service to NACS. Mr. Himsel asked that the families of the three former board members who passed away recently be remembered in your thoughts and prayer.

Audience Comments: Mitch Hill introduced himself as a new Maple Creek Middle School Social Studies Teacher.

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

Meeting adjourned.





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