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August 13, 2019 Board Meeting
Jeff Shaffer
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Hicksville Exempted Village Schools

Regular Meeting of the Board of Education

August 13, 2019

 

The Hicksville Exempted Village Schools Board of Education met in regular session on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the Library Media Center.  The meeting was opened by President, Minda Jones, with the following Board members answering roll call:  Jennifer Caryer, Minda Jones, Craig Eiden, and Stephanie Mazur. 

At 6:02 p.m., Stephanie Mazur moved and Craig Eiden seconded the motion to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official, or issuing suspension, or termination of a license, or the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee, official licensee, or regulated individual unless the public employee, official, licensee, or regulated individual requests a public hearing.

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, and Stephanie Mazur. 

The meeting reconvened at 7:16 p.m.

                                                   

Jennifer Caryer moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.  

  • Recommend to approve the following resolution.                    
  • Recommend to transfer $10,000.00 from the school district’s general fund to the cafeteria fund.
  • Recommend to transfer $8,960.94 from the school district’s general fund to the cafeteria fund.
  • Recommend to accept the resignation from Alex North as Classroom Instructor effective July 19, 2019.  
  • Recommend to advance Jessica Saunders to five (5) years experience at the Master Degree level on the salary schedule for the 2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to advance Alisha Nye to four (4) years experience at the BA-150 level on the salary schedule for the 2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve the following as Title 1 Tutors for the 2019-2020 school year at a rate of $115.00 with a maximum of 179 days; to be funded through Federal Title 1A Grant Funds.  
  • Recommend to approve Ed Foster as a substitute teacher for the        2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve the following supplemental contracts for the             2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend issuing a one (1) year contract to David Mohr as 
  • Recommend to accept the resignation from Shane Bostic as Co-Assistant Football Coach for the 2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve the following supplemental contracts for the             2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve Laura Wofford as a classified substitute for the        2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend issuing a one (1) year contract to Mariah Stevenson as 
  • Recommend to approve the Education Option Program agreement administered by the Wood County Education Service Center for the Wood County Juvenile Detention Center, the Juvenile Residential Center of Northwest Ohio and the Wood County Alternative School for the        2019-2020 school year.  Amount for service to be:
  • Recommend to approve the annual payment of property, liability, and fleet insurance invoice in the amount of $41,542.00 from the Ohio School Plan.  Premium includes Ohio School Plan’s Risk Management Services.
  • Recommend to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), by and between RFS Behavioral Health T.A.C.K.L.E Behavior Health and Hicksville Exempted Village Schools beginning August 1, 2019.
  • Recommend to approve the 2019-2020 bus routes, and designate authority to the Superintendent to designate or relocate subsequent school bus stops.
  • Recommend to approve the Elementary School Staff Handbook for the 2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve the High School/Middle School Staff Handbook for the 2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve the High School/Middle School Student Handbook for the 2019-2020 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve a resolution stating that the following policy still meets the needs of the school district.

                                                                                                                        

RESOLUTION TO FILL BOARD OF EDUCATION 

VACANCY

                 WHEREAS, a vacancy has been caused on the board of 

                 Education by reason of resignation; and

                 Whereas this board of education has the legal authority to                                                               fill a vacancy for the unexpired term thereof:

 

                 Now, therefore, be it resolved by a majority vote of all the                                                                remaining members of the board of education of the

                 Hicksville Exempted Village School Distrct that Galen Methvin

                 be and hereby is, appointed to serve as a member of the 

                 board of education of this school district for the unexpired 

                 term of Jared Wonderly, ending on December 31, 2021. 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, and Stephanie Mazur. 

 

Minda Jones,  Board President, swore in Galen Methvin as a member of the Hicksville Exempted Village Board of Education.

 

Jerry Hayes and Carla Hinkle from Defiance County Economic Development was present to discuss the redevelopment of an industrial arts program in the schools.

 

The following items were discussed by Eric Bassett, Director of Operations.

  • Roof leak
  • Floor coatings
  • Sensory room installation
  • Preparation of the school for the beginning of the school year.

The following items were discussed by the building Principals.

Elementary School – Kirsten Coffman

  • Parents walking students to class will be allowed the first few days of school
  • Kindergarten Camp
  • Closed lunches to the public – safety concern for the students
  • Updating Final Forms
  • Class schedule changes
  • Graduation requirements
  • APT – Industrial technology

Middle School – Andy Hunter

 

High School – Jeff Slattery

 

The following items were discussed by Keith Countryman, Superintendent.

 

  • The administrators attended a professional meeting at the ESC to begin the school year.
  • Updating of bus routes
  • Construction meetings will continue to be held to discuss field house 
  • Road from the school building to State Route 18 
  • Back to school breakfast
  • Students in grades K-4 will be picked up a Main Event entrance at dismissal

 

 

Jennifer Caryer moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded the motion to approve the following consent agenda.

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin. 

Craig Eiden moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

  1. Minutes from the regular board meeting on June 26, 2019, and special board meetings on June 27, 2019, July 3, 2019, July 25, 2019, and August 5, 2019.
  2. Recommend to waive the reading of the board minutes unless otherwise stated.

         3.     Treasurer’s Report                           

         

                  a.      Cash Reconciliation as of June 2019.

                  b.      Financial Statements for June 2019.

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

 

Jennifer Caryer moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

Craig Eiden moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

Jennifer Caryer moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

 

                  Brianna Culler                 Kate Haggerty

                  Mackenzie Coleman     Staci Wagner   

   

                                          

                                          Don Perna – Freshman Class Advisor (1/3)

                                          Lisa Savage – District Mentor

                                          Brian Wonderly – Assistant Football Coach

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

Jennifer Caryer abstained.

Jennifer Caryer moved and Craig Eiden seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

Classroom Instructor with a Master’s Degree and ten (10) years experience for the 2019-2020 school year (pending completion of             proper certification requirements).

                                                       

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

 

 

Craig Eiden moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

                                          

                                          Jake North – Weight Room Strength/Conditioning Coach

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

Jennifer Caryer moved and Craig Eiden seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

Classroom Aide with zero (0) years experience for the 2019-2020      school year (pending completion of proper certification requirements).

                                                       

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

 

Stephanie Mazur moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

 

                                          $75.00 per student per day for students assigned to JDC

                                          $75.00 per student per day for students assigned to JRC

                                          Per seat purchase at the ALC is $11,505.00 for a full year.

                                          Per seat purchase at Wood County ESC Schools is                                                                      $5733.00 for one semester.

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

 

Craig Eiden moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

                                                       

Stephanie Mazur moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

WAIVER OF NOTICE PERIOD FOR OHIO

COMMUNITY REINVESTMENT AREA AGREEMENT

 

            Hicksville Exempted Village School District hereby acknowledges 

receipt of  notice of application from Jim Schmidt Auto, Hicksville, Ohio,               for property tax abatement through a Community Reinvestment Area under

            Section 5709.83 etal of the Ohio revised Code this date.

 

            Hicksville Exempted Village School District also hereby waives their                  right of 14-day notice of this Community Reinvestment Area agreement.

 

            The abatement being applied for by Jim Schmidt Auto is 75% abatement

            of real property taxes for a period of 7 years.

 

                                                                        Hicksville Exempted Village School District

                        

                                                                        By: _______________________________

                                                                                 Keith L Countryman, Superintendent

 

Date: ___________________

 

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

 

Stephanie Mazur moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded the motion to approve the following as stated.

 

                  2413 -  Career Advising

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

A discussion was held on the following items.

  • Geo-grid road installation at a price increase from $275,000 to $391,000 plus lights.  It was agreed to proceed with the project.
  • OSBA Capital Conference to be held in November.

At 9:00 p.m., Stephanie Mazur moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded the motion to discuss specialized details of security arrangements where disclosure of the matters discussed might reveal information that could be used for the purpose of committing, or avoiding prosecution for, a violation of the law.

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

The meeting reconvened at 9:41 p.m.

Stephanie Mazur moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded the motion to adjourn this meeting.  The next regular board meeting will be held on Monday, September 16, 2019 at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

 

Roll call:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Galen Methvin.

 

 

 

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                  Board President                                                       Treasurer