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October 29, 2018 Board Minutes
Jeff Shaffer
Wednesday, February 06, 2019

HICKSVILLE EXEMPTED  VILLAGE  BOARD OF  EDUCATION

Regular Board Meeting October 29, 2018

6:00 p.m.

 

The Hicksville Exempted Village Schools Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, October 29, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. in the Community Room.  The meeting was opened by President Minda Jones with the following Board members answering roll call:  Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly.

 

 

REGULAR BUSINESS

 

  • Presentations:
  • Director of Operations Report:
    • Preparing for snow
    • Security – number signs have been placed in classroom windows and above all entry doors.
    • Winterized Court Yard
    • Attended a Maintenance Seminar
  • Principal Reports:
  • Four County Career Center Report
  • Finance Committee
    • Craig Eiden presented the report:
      • Committee reviewed the 5-year forecast
      • Recommend approving
  • Superintendent’s Report  
  • Justin Kuhn was present to discuss school safety options.
    • He noted he will be at Capital Conference displaying his company’s new security devices.
  • Elementary
    • Kirsten Coffman, Elementary Principal, presented the following:
      • 10/19/18  Power of a Positive Call (Incentive)
        • Call home to parent to tell of a good thing they’ve done
      • 10/26/18  Principal’s Math Party
      • 3rd Grade Air Tests
      • Red Ribbon Week
      • Teacher of the Quarter - Mrs. Culler
  • Middle School
    • Andy Hunter, Middle School Principal, presented the following:
      • Fall sports have wrapped up
      • Parent-Teacher Conferences went well
      • Teacher of the Quarter – Nathan Ferrell
      • 10/18/18   Fall Choir/Band concert
      • 10/26/18   Student of the Quarter luncheon (Justin Kuhn donated pizza)
      • 11/9/18     Veteran’s Day program 
        • Requested veteran’s register by Friday, November 2nd
      • 11/14/18   2-hr delay for In-service
      • State Report Card – District performed very well
        • Been receiving phone calls from across the state inquiring of Hicksville’s processes 
        • Ranked #3 in the state for median-income
  • High School
    • Jeff Slattery, High School Principal, presented the following:
      • 11/2/18     Attended seminar regarding “out-of-school suspension”
        • Must now give credit to students for work performed with out on suspension
          • 100% credit for work they completed on day they come back
      • OSBA Northwest Chapter in Van Wert
        • Received awards for:
          • Momentum Award
          • District K-12
  • 10/15/18 15thAnniversary Open House
  • 5-year Forecast – good financial position
    • levy helped with finances – positive for District
    • big bump in PUPP due to new gas line
    • retirements
    • enrollment down slightly
  • Keith Countryman, Superintendent, provided the following update:
    • Thanked Admin team and Eric Bassett for their efforts while he’s been out
    • Big kudos to students and teachers for their efforts regarding the State Report Card
  • Presented District Grade Card to the Board

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Craig Eiden moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded to approve the following consent agenda as it reads.

 

*** Vote:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

MINUTES AND FINANCIALS

 

Jennifer Caryer moved and Jared Wonderly seconded to approve the following as stated:

  • Minutes from the regular board meeting on September 10, 2018.
  • Treasurer’s Report   

 

  • Melissa Tope, Treasurer, presented her Treasurer’s Report:
    • Cafeteria Update
    • Levy Info 
    • 5-Year Forecast
    • Financial Analysis

         

                  a.      Cash Reconciliation as of September 2018.

                  b.      Financial Statements for September 2018.

                   

 

         3.      Accept the following donations:

 

                           $1000.00 from Sweetwater Sound, Inc. for High School Drama Fund

                           

*** Vote:  Ayes-Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

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

 

 

         4.      Recommend to approve the Five Year Forecast for the October 2018 submission to the Ohio Department of Education as presented.                                          

 

*** Vote:  Ayes-Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly

Motion carried 5 to 0.

EMPLOYMENT/CERTIFIED STAFF

 

Jared Wonderly moved and Jennifer Caryer seconded to approve the following as stated:

 

  • Recommend to approve Mackenzie Behm-Staveley as a Title 1A Tutor for the 2018-2019 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 Andrea Diehl as a PRIDE Teacher at a rate of $27.55 per hour for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Recommend to approve Melissa Liddell for Lunch Study Supervision at a rate of $15.00 per hour for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Recommend to approve the following as SLO committee members for the      2018-2019 school year.
  • Recommend to approve the following as a volunteer for the 2018-2019 school year.   
  • Recommend to accept the resignation from Greg Collins effective September 21, 2018.
  • Recommend to approve Sheila Baker as a classified substitute for the 2018-2019 school year.
  • Recommend issuing a one (1) year contract to Staci Wagner as bus driver      (1.75 hours per day), with zero (0) years experience, for the remainder of the 2018-2019 school year (pending completion of bus recertification).  
  • Recommend to approve the following the following supplemental contract for the 2018-2019 school year.  
  • Recommend to approve the following as volunteers for the 2018-2019 school year.   
  • Recommend to approve the wrestling team to attend the following overnight match.
  • Recommend to authorize the Superintendent to grant approval for teams involved in overnight state tournaments for fall, winter, and spring sporting
  • Recommend to approve a nine (9) to ten (10) day Europe Trip Proposal 

 

 

 

                        Mike Blue                         Jeff Haught

                        Sandi Brown                     Andy Hunter

                        Kirsten Coffman               Linda Lindquist

                        Andrea Diehl                    Jeff Slattery

                  Chris Gaghan                    Heather Taylor

 

 

                        Mackenzie (Behm-Staveley) Coleman – Girls Basketball

 

*** Vote:  Ayes-Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT/CLASSIFIED STAFF

 

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

                                                                                                            

 

 

 

                        Pete Figgins – Assistant Wrestling Coach   

                        Lauren Olsen – Elementary Musical Assistant

 

 

                        Shelly Commisso – Mat Maid Advisor

                        James Miller - Wrestling

                        Christine Stemen – Girls Basketball

 

*** Vote:  Abstain-Jennifer Caryer

                  Ayes-Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly

Motion carried 4 to 0, with 1 abstaining.

 

 

 

OTHER BUSINESS       

 

Jennifer Caryer moved and Jared Wonderly seconded to approve the following as stated: 

 

 

                  January 25, 2019 – January 26, 2019 @ Lima

 

events.

 

to Spain, France, and Italy.  The anticipated dates of travel are 

June 22, 2020 – July 1, 2020.

 

*** Vote:  Ayes-Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

 

  • Pupil Activity Permits 
  • Information has been placed in Final Forms
  • Keith Countryman and Melissa Tope to develop a policy and checklist for position(s) and licensure requirements

DISCUSSION

 

  • 2019-2020 School Calendar 
    • Minda Jones noted, and Keith Countryman concurred that he and District’s Administrative team recommend, the 2019-2020 calendar not be changed; The start of school will remain after the conclusion of the Defiance County Fair at this time.

ADJOURNMENT 

 

Jennifer Caryer moved and Craig Eiden seconded to adjourn this meeting until the next board meeting to be held on Monday, November 19, 2018, at 6:00 p.m.

 

*** Vote:  Ayes-Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly

Motion carried 5 to 0.

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Board President                                                     Treasurer/CFO

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HICKSVILLE EXEMPTED  VILLAGE  BOARD OF  EDUCATION 

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING AGENDA – WORK SESSION

October 29, 2018

 

 

The Hicksville Exempted Village Schools Board of Education met in Work Session on Monday, October 29, 2018, following the Regularly Scheduled Board meeting at 7:28 p.m. in the Community Room.  The meeting was opened by President Minda Jones with the following Board members answering roll call:  Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly.

 

 

DISCUSSION

 

  • Capital Projects

 

 

ADJOURNMENT 

 

Jared Wonderly moved and Stephanie Mazur seconded to adjourn this meeting at 8:52 p.m. until the next board board meeting to be held on Monday, November 19, 2018.

 

         

Vote:  Ayes – Jennifer Caryer, Craig Eiden, Minda Jones, Stephanie Mazur, and Jared Wonderly.

Motion carried 5 to 0.

 

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Board President                                                     Treasurer/CFO