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2016-07-18 Minutes

REGULAR MEETING

The Northwest Allen County Board of School Trustees met in regular session on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Room. Members present: Kent Somers, Liz Hathaway, Paul Sloffer, Ron Felger and John Hilger. Also present: Chris Himsel, Gloria Shamanoff and Bill Mallers.

Motions herewith mentioned are unanimous unless otherwise stated.

President Kent Somers called the meeting to order. Motion to approve the minutes of the June 27, 2016 regular meeting as presented by Liz Hathaway; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

PERSONNEL/COMMUNICATIONS

A. RESIGNATIONSJessica Carlson, Carroll High Teacher, resigned as of 7/5/16. Peggy Gerardot, Carroll High Instructional Assistant, resigned as of 7/12/16. Lottie Kuehn, Oak View Food Service Manager, resigned as of 6/28/16.

B. RETIREMENT Heidi Wilfong, Carroll High Teacher, submitted her notice of retirement effective 7/7/16.

C. LEAVE OF ABSENCE REQUEST Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

LEAVE DATES

Gwen Hatifeld

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant

8/11-16/16

D. CERTIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Jennifer Baron

Carroll High

Geometry

Summer Session 1, June 13-July 1, 2016, 75 hours

Algebra I

Summer Session 2, July 11-29, 2016, 75 hours

Jeremy

Heidenreich

Carroll High

Geometry Substitute for Matt Taylor, June 24, 2016, 5 hours

Algebra I Substitute for Kent Scholz, June 30, 2016, 5 hours

Melissa Robison

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Guidance Intern 184 days/year Effective 8/10/16

Corrie Schlatter

Perry Hill

2nd Grade Teacher Effective 8/10/16

Kent Scholz

Carroll High

REVISED

Algebra I

Summer Session 1, June 13-June 24, 50 hours

Sherri Shade

Carroll High

Algebra I Substitute for Kent Scholz, June 27-June 29, July 1, 2016

20 hours

Matt Taylor

Carroll High

REVISED

Geometry

Summer Session 1 & 2, June 13-June 23, June 27-July 1,

July 11-29, 2016, 145 hours

Lauren Vernasco

Maple Creek

Math Teacher Effective 8/10/16

Recommended Certified Substitute pay rate of $85 for a full day, $42.50 for a half day; effective 8/10/16.

E. CLASSIFIED RECOMMENDATIONS Recommended the following:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Linda Aven

Transportation

TRANSFER to Carroll High/Carroll Middle & Hickory Center

Bus Routes Effective 8/11/16

Nicole Beuchel

Carroll High

TRANSFER to Instructional Assistant 4 hours/day Effective 8/11/16

Bill Collins

Transportation

Perry Hill & Maple Creek Bus Driver Effective 8/11/16

Kris Huguenard

Transportation

TRANSFER to Carroll High/Carroll Middle Bus Routes Eff. 8/11/16

Tamera Sorrell

Carroll High

Instructional Assistant 4 hours/day Effective 8/11/16

Nancy Steele

Transportation

TRANSFER to Carroll High/Carroll Middle & Eel River

Bus Routes Effective 8/11/16

Erin Tappy

Maple Creek

Instructional Assistant Library 7 hours/day, 3 days/week Eff. 8/11/16

Jennifer Voight

Carroll Middle

Instructional Assistant 5 hours/day Effective 8/11/16

F. EXTRACURRICULAR RESIGNATIONS Chris Etter, Maple Creek 8th Grade Assistant Football, resigned as of 7/1/16. Robbie McKerr, Carroll High 9th Grade Basketball (M) 30%, resigned as of 7/8/16. Matt Ousley, Maple Creek 8th Grade Head Football 50%, resigned as of 7/1/16. Tim Sloffer, Carroll High Assistant Wrestling 50%, resigned as of 7/7/16. Brian Thornson, Carroll Middle 8th Grade Assistant Football, resigned as of 6/20/16. Phil Yoder, Carroll High Head Cross Country (M), resigned as of 6/23/16.

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G. EXTRACURRICULAR RECOMMENDATIONS

Recommend the following for the 2016-17 school year:

NAME

SCHOOL

POSITION

Alyssa Ables

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Soccer (F)

Bobby Ables

Carroll High

Wrestling Volunteer

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Heather Anderson

Carroll High

Reserve Soccer (F) 50%

Jorae Bradbury

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Natalie Brewer

Carroll High

Tennis (F) Volunteer

David Brooks

Carroll High

Assistant Cross Country

Head Cross Country (M) 40%

Tom Bussen

Maple Creek

Head Cross Country (M)

Joe Caprino

Carroll High

Assistant Wrestling

Heather Conner

Carroll High

Cheerleading Volunteer

Brett Duffner

Maple Creek

Cross Country Volunteer

Lindsay Eads

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Mike Finefrock

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Mike Franke

Carroll High

Reserve Soccer (M) 67%

Kim Fransen

Carroll High

Head Cheerleading 50%

Ron Frickey

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Gabe Garman

Carroll High

Basketball (M) Volunteer

Nate Garman

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Danae Gibson

Carroll High

Swim Volunteer

John Gibson

Carroll High

Head Swim (M)

Head Swim (F)

Sean Gibson

Carroll High

Assistant Swim

Kim Ginder

Maple Creek

7th Grade Volleyball

Adam Gray

Carroll High

9th Grade Basketball (M)

Dan Green

Maple Creek

Head Cross Country (F)

Kayli Greener

Carroll High

9th Grade Volleyball

Brian Harris

Carroll High

Assistant Volleyball

Austin Harrison

Maple Creek

8th Grade Assistant Football

Jeff Herring

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Kurtt Hirschy

Carroll High

Assistant Football

Taylor James

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Scott Jester

Carroll High

Soccer (F) Volunteer

Daniel Jones

Carroll High

Head Strength & Conditioning

Austan Kas

Carroll High

Baseball Volunteer

Michael Knitter

Carroll High

Soccer (M) Volunteer

Chad Kohli

Carroll High

Baseball Volunteer

Matt McCarter

Carroll High

Head Volleyball

Becky McClain

Carroll High

Dive (M) 50%

Dive (F) 50%

Robbie McKerr

Carroll High

Assistant Football

Andy McManama

Carroll High

Baseball Volunteer

Jeff Meeks

Carroll High

Golf (M) Volunteer

Shane Merryman

Carroll High

Jr. Varsity Basketball (M)

Bob Messmann

Carroll High

Reserve Soccer (F) 50%

Phil Miguel

Carroll High

Jr. Varsity Football

Scott Mitchell

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Thomas Monnier

Maple Creek

7th Grade Assistant Football

Dan Nixon

Carroll High

9th Grade Football

Andy Noll

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Christopher G. Norrick

Maple Creek

Cross Country Volunteer

Andy Papagiannis

Carroll High

Assistant Football

Matt Pape

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

Jim Potter

Carroll High

Jr. Varsity Football

Bobbie Poynter

Carroll High

9th Grade Basketball (F)

Armando Rangel

Maple Creek

7th Grade Assistant Football

Mark Redding

Carroll High

Head Basketball (F)

Joe Rudolph

Carroll High

Assistant Football

Rosemary Scheele

Carroll High

Head Gymnastics

Scott Scheele

Carroll High

Gymnastics Volunteer

Justin Shippy

Carroll High

Head Golf (M)

Pandy Sinish

Carroll High

Volleyball Volunteer

Tim Sloffer

Carroll High

Head Wrestling

Rick Smith

Carroll High

Head Soccer (F)

Elizabeth Sturgis

Carroll High

Head Cheerleading 50%

Nicole Trice

Carroll High

Assistant Softball

Kayla Yates

Carroll High

Assistant Softball

Phil Yoder

Carroll High

Head Cross Country (F)

Head Cross Country (M) 60%

Jason Walcutt

Carroll High

Assistant Varsity Soccer (M)

Mike Wallace

Carroll High

Basketball (F) Volunteer

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Extracurricular Recommendations Cont'd

Dale Warner

Carroll High

Assistant Tennis (M)

Assistant Tennis (F)

Blake Williams

Carroll Middle

Head Cross Country (M)

Christian Wilson

Carroll High

Football Volunteer

Cassie Wolfe

Carroll High

Head Softball

Kyle Wood

Carroll High

Assistant Wrestling

H. PERMISSION TO POST/HIRE

Requested permission to Post/Hire the following:

  • Transportation:

    • 1 Huntertown Elementary Bus Route

    • 1 Cedar Canyon Elementary Bus Route

    • 2 Arcola Elementary Bus Routes

    • 3 Carroll Middle/Carroll High Bus Routes

  • Huntertown:

    • Custodian 2nd Shift additional .5 hour/day

  • Special Ed:

    • Transfer Instructional Assistant SE 4.5 hours/day from Cedar Canyon to Maple Creek

    • Transfer Instructional Assistant SE 3 hours/day, 4 days/week from Cedar Canyon to Hickory Center

Motion to approve items A-H by Ron Felger; seconded by Liz Hathaway. Motion carried.

I. TRAVEL REQUESTS

Requested approval of the following:

EMPLOYEE

SCHOOL

DATE

TOTAL

AMT

FUND

PURPOSE

Barb Ihnen

Perry Hill

11/20-

22/16

$ 910.00

Adm. Travel

IASP Fall Leadership Conference

Indianapolis, IN

Kathleen Perfect

Arcola

8/29-30/16

$ 198.90

Adm. Travel

Indiana School Safety Training

Indianapolis, IN

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

BUSINESS REPORT

A. FOOD SERVICE REPORT FOR 2016-17

Recommended the following for the 2016-17 school year:

Dairy Prairie Farms - escalator bid

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

Bread Aunt Millie's

Recommend the following meal prices for the 2016-17 school year:

Lunch Prices Breakfast Prices

Elementary $1.70 Elementary $1.35

Middle School $1.75 Middle & High School $1.40

High School $1.80 Adults $1.95

High School $2.10 Reduced-All Grades $ .30

Reduced-All Grades $ .40

Adults $3.30

Motion to approve by John Hilger; seconded by Ron Felger. Motion carried.

B. CORPORATION PURCHASES Building Corporation Purchases - $9,895.00. Motion to approve by Liz Hathaway; seconded by Paul Sloffer. Motion carried.

C. CORPORATION PAYMENTS Building Corporation Payments - $1,032,149.04. Motion to approve by Paul Sloffer; seconded by John Hilger. Motion carried.

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

Board Comments: Kent Somers thanked Heidi Wilfong for her service.

Audience Comments: None

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

Meeting adjourned.





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