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March Monroe School Board Minutes
Thursday, April 21, 2011 1:38:58 PM - Monroe Ohio

Meetings minutes below were released today.

RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
MONROE LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION
Minutes of March 7, 2011 Special Meeting
The Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District in the County of Butler, State of Ohio, held its board retreat on the 7th day of March 2011 in the Monroe Board of Education Office, located in Monroe, Ohio.
Mr. Mike Lane, President, called the meeting to order at 5:05 p.m.
Mr. John MacDonald, Treasurer Pro Tempore, recorded the minutes.
Roll Call — showed the following members present: Mr. Brett Guido, Mr. Mike Lane, Mr. John MacDonald, Mr. Chris Snyder, and Mrs. Leslie Stone. Also present was Superintendent, Dr. Elizabeth Lolli.
Resolution No. 11-042 Executive Session O.R.C. 121.22
Mrs. Stone moved and Mr. Guido seconded the motion to adjourn to executive session at 5:06 p.m. to consider the purchase of property for School District purposes or the sale of property at competitive bidding since disclosure at this time would give an unfair competitive or bargaining advantage to person(s) whose personal, private interest is adverse to the general public interest and for the purpose of reviewing negotiations or bargaining session with employees concerning compensation and other terms and conditions of employment.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-043 Adjournment
Mr. Snyder moved and Mr. Lane seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at
8:38 p.m.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. MacDonald, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.
__________________________ __________________________
President Treasurer
 
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
MONROE LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION
Minutes of March 17, 2011 Special Meeting
The Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District in the County of Butler, State of Ohio, held its board retreat on the 17th day of March 2011 in the Monroe Board of Education Office, located in Monroe, Ohio.
Mr. Mike Lane, President, called the meeting to order at 5:36 p.m.
The Treasurer, Mrs. Kelley Thorpe, recorded the minutes.
Roll Call — showed the following members present: Mr. Mike Lane, Mr. Brett Guido, Mr. Chris Snyder, Mr. John MacDonald, and Mrs. Leslie Stone. Also present were Superintendent, Dr. Elizabeth Lolli, Treasurer, Mrs. Kelley Thorpe, and Director of Personnel and Business, Mr. Broc Bidlack.
Resolution No. 11-044 Executive Session O.R.C. 121.22
Mrs. Stone moved and Mr. Guido seconded the motion to adjourn to executive session at 5:37 p.m. for the purpose of reviewing negotiations or bargaining session with employees concerning compensation and other terms and conditions of employment.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-043 Adjournment
Mr. MacDonald moved and Mrs. Stone seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at
9:05 p.m.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. MacDonald, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.
__________________________ __________________________
President Treasurer
 
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
MONROE LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION
Minutes of March 21, 2011 Regular Meeting
The Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District in the County of Butler, State of Ohio, held its regular meeting on the 21st day of March 2011 in the Monroe Elementary Cafeteria, located in Monroe, Ohio.
Mr. Mike Lane, President, called the meeting to order at 7:01 p.m.
The Treasurer, Mrs. Kelley Thorpe, recorded the minutes.
Roll Call — showed the following members present: Mr. Mike Lane, Mr. Brett Guido, Mr. John MacDonald, and Mrs. Leslie Stone. Mr. Chris Snyder was absent. Also present were Superintendent, Dr. Elizabeth Lolli, Treasurer, Mrs. Kelley Thorpe, and guests as listed in Appendix ―A‖, which is attached and becomes an official part of these minutes.
A recording of this meeting on Compact Disk is available in the Treasurer’s Office for review, reference tape #032111.
All presentations/documents presented to the Board are available in the Treasurer’s Office, as referenced in the body of these minutes.
 
Monroe High School’s a cappella choir performed a selection of music for the board under the direction of teacher Mark Jauss. The choir recently earned a score of 1 at the recent regional competition.
Resolution No. 11-046 Approval of Consent Agenda
Mr. Guido moved and Mrs. Stone seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda as modified.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
 
Presentations
Vincent Rush, a Monroe resident and local photographer, donated a panoramic picture of the Monroe High School stadium to the Board. Mr. Vincent also donated the original file for the photograph for the district’s future use. The picture will be displayed in the school.
 
United Way representatives Ginger Bruggeman and Elaine Garver gave a presentation on the United Way Dolly Parton Imagination Library program. The program will be offered for children living in the Monroe school district under the age of 5 and provides one free book every month to enrolled children. The Middletown Area Community Foundation raised $50,000 to start the program in Monroe, Madison, and Trenton communities.
 
Primary Principal, Jody Long introduced Donna Terbush, Monroe Primary Media Center Specialist. Mrs. Terbush showed video clips of an average day in the Monroe Primary Media Center including the use of technology, puppets, and visual aids to help encourage reading. The students at Monroe Primary recently earned $2,300 for books for the media center through a Read-a-Thon. Mrs. Long also presented a number of Monroe Primary students with certificates for participation in a poetry contest.
 
Kelley Thorpe, Treasurer, completed the evening’s presentations with a summary of the February Financial Report. A copy of this presentation is available in the treasurer’s office as an attachment to these minutes.
 
Resolution No. 11-047 Treasurer’s Business
Mr. MacDonald moved and Mr. Guido seconded the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Business as follows:
 Minutes of the Regular Meeting February 28, 2011 and Special Meeting March 7, 2011
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-048 Amendment to Agenda
Mr. MacDonald moved and Mrs. Stone seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda per attachment.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-049 Board Business
Mr. Guido moved and Mrs. Stone seconded the motion to approve the Board Business as follows:
 Approve the contract for Kelley Thorpe, Treasurer, August 1, 2011 through July 31, 2013.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-050 Superintendent’s Other Business
Mrs. Stone moved and Mr. Guido seconded the motion to approve the Superintendent’s Business as follows:
 Approve the NEOLA Open Enrollment Policy for 2011/2012.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-051 Superintendent’s Business
Mr. Guido moved and Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion to approve the Superintendent’s Business as follows:
 
Approve certificated contract adjustments as listed:
Julie Conley
BS+20, Step 5
BS+30, Step 5
$ 48,249.00
Lindsey Hudson
BS, Step 4
BS+20, Step 4
$ 42,745.00
Becky Eschmeyer
MA+20, Step 15
MA+30, Step 15
$ 71,355.00
Stacey Deaton
MA+20, Step 12
MA+30, Step 12
$ 65,239.00
Approve non-certificated supplemental resignations as listed:
Khristian Yurchak
Freshman Baseball
Split Position
Approve certificated supplemental contracts as listed:
Stacey Deaton
Head Girls Track
II
0
$3,058.06
Devan Norsworthy
Musical Director
V
1
$1,698.92
Mark Jauss
Vocal Director - Musical
VI
1
$1,359.14
Paul Mann
Tech Director - Musical
VI
5
$2,718.27
Approve non-certificated supplemental contracts as listed:
Tyler Wright
Freshman Baseball (1/2 contract)
III
0
$1,189.24
Khristian Yurchak
Freshman Baseball (1/2 contract)
III
1
$1,359.13
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-052 Superintendent’s Business
Mr. Guido moved and Mrs. Stone seconded the motion to approve the Superintendent’s Business as follows:
Approve certificated administrative contracts as listed:
Dave Bauer
Athletic Director
1 year contract
Reduced Salary
Broc Bidlack
Dir. Personnel/Business Affairs
2 year contract
Bob Leahy
High School Principal
1 year contract
Debbie Sander
Curriculum Director
2 year contract
Patti Shull
Elementary Principal
1 year contract
Chuck Soule
Equipment/Facilities Mgr.
2 year contract
Nancy Stratton
Asst. Elementary Principal
2 year contract
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-053 Superintendent’s Business
Mr. Guido moved and Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion to approve the Superintendent’s Business as follows:
Approve certificated administrative reduction-in-force as listed:
Scott Decker
Asst. Elementary Principal
Move to Classroom
MA+30, Step 13
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-054 Superintendent’s Other Business
Mrs. Stone moved and Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion to approve the Superintendent’s Other Business as follows:
 Approve the 2-hour early dismissal schedule for waiver days for 2011-12 school year.
September 7, 2011 February 1, 2012
September 21, 2011 February 15, 2012
October 5, 2011 March 7, 2012
October 19, 2011 March 21, 2012
November 2, 2011 April 8, 2012
December 7, 2011 May 2, 2012
 Accept donation from Monroe Primary PTO for payment of three field trips in April and May for primary students.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
Informational
 Dr. Lolli shared the following upcoming dates:
o OGT Testing, March 14-18
o Follies Rehearsal, March 17
o Primary Read-A-Thon, March 14-18
o Elementary Martial Arts Club, March 15
o High School Athletic Awards, March 15
o Primary Book Fair, March 21-25
o Primary Literacy Night, March 22, 2011
o Primary Book Fair Grandparent’s Night, March 23
o Market Day Pickup, March 24
o Elementary Movie Night, March 26
o Elementary Parent/Teacher Conferences, March 29
o Early Dismissal, March 30
o Elementary Author Visit, March 31
Discussion Items
Legislative – None
Student Achievement – None
Butler Tech – None

Finance – Mrs. Thorpe shared an update on the state budget. She and Dr. Lolli are still guestimating a 20% reduction in state receipts for FY12. The governor’s office has stated that open enrollment revenue will stay the same and that federal stimulus dollars will be cut. Mrs. Thorpe also stated that TPP reimbursement may not be phased-out as severely for Monroe due to the higher percentage of reimbursement received each year. As more information becomes available, she will disseminate it to board members.
 
Facilities – Dr. Lolli stated that the heavy rain from earlier in the day clearly demonstrated that the leak in the Monroe Media Center is still not fixed. Mr. Bidlack will be addressing this issue.

MEA – None
Board – Mr. MacDonald read a statement to be released to the press concerning the board’s decision to allow open enrollment in grades 1-12. The statement is available in the Treasurer’s office as an attachment to these minutes.
Resolution No. 11-055 Executive Session O.R.C. 121.22
Mr. Guido moved and Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion to adjourn to executive session at 8:13 p.m. for the purpose of considering the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, demotion, compensation of an employee or official of the school district and for the purpose of considering the purchase of property for School District purposes or the sale of property at competitive bidding since disclosure at this time would give an unfair competitive or bargaining advantage to person(s) whose personal, private interest is adverse to the general public interest.

ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
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Resolution No. 111-056 Adjournment
Mr. MacDonald moved and Mr. Guido seconded the motion to adjourn at 9:04 p.m.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (4) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
ABSENT: (1) Mr. Snyder
The president declared the motion carried.
__________________________ __________________________
President Treasurer
 
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
MONROE LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION
Minutes of March 31, 2011 Special Meeting
The Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District in the County of Butler, State of Ohio, held its special meeting on the 31st day of March 2011 in the Monroe Elementary Cafeteria, located in Monroe, Ohio.
Mr. Mike Lane, President, called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.
The Treasurer, Mrs. Kelley Thorpe, recorded the minutes.
Roll Call — showed the following members present: Mr. Mike Lane, Mr. Brett Guido, Mr. Chris Snyder, Mr. John MacDonald, and Mrs. Leslie Stone. Also present was Treasurer, Mrs. Kelley Thorpe, Director of Personnel and Business, Mr. Broc Bidlack, and guests as listed in Appendix “A”, which is attached and becomes an official part of these minutes.
Resolution No. 11-056 Approval of Consent Agenda
Mr. Snyder moved and Mrs. Stone seconded the motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-057 Treasurer’s Business

Mr. Snyder moved and Mrs. Stone seconded the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Business as follows:
Approve the Resolution Authorizing a Change in the General Levy Within the Ten-Mill Limitation of the Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District
Whereas, the Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District (the “Board”) desires to change the general levy within the ten-mill limitation, also known as the “inside” millage, pursuant to Revised Code Section 5705.314; and
Whereas, the Board held a public hearing on the 21st day of February, 2011 in accordance with Revised Code Section 5705.314 for the purpose of hearing public discussion/comment on the proposed change; and
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Whereas, after hearing public discussion/comment, the Board has determined that it is necessary to implement the proposed change in the general levy within the ten mill limitation.
Now Therefore, Be It Resolved, by the Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District:
SECTION I
That the general levy within the ten-mill limitation, also known as the “inside” millage, shall be changed to reflect that 2.03 mills will be moved from the general fund to the permanent improvement fund in accordance with Revised Code Section 5705.314. All revenue derived from the movement of the aforementioned mills to the permanent improvement fund shall be used solely for facility debt of this school district.
SECTION II
The Treasurer is hereby directed to immediately certify a copy of this resolution to the auditor(s) of the county (or counties) in which this School District is located and take all other actions necessary to implement this Resolution to ensure that the change in the “inside” millage specified in Section I of this Resolution is accomplished in a timely manner.
SECTION III
It is found and determined that all formal actions of this Board concerning or related to the adoption of this Resolution were adopted in an open meeting of this Board, and all deliberations of this Board and any of its committees that resulted in such formal actions were adopted in meetings open to the public, in compliance with all applicable requirements of the Ohio Revised Code.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.

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Resolution No. 11-058 Treasurer’s Business
Mr. Snyder moved and Mr. Guido seconded the motion to approve the Treasurer’s Business as follows:
Approve the Resolution Accepting the Amounts and Rates as Determined By The Budget Commission and Authorizing the Necessary Tax Levies And Certifying Them To The County Auditor
Whereas, This Board of Education in accordance with the provisions of law has previously adopted a Tax Budget for the next succeeding fiscal year commencing July 1, 2011; and
Whereas, the Budget Commission of Butler County, Ohio has certified its action thereon to the Board together with an estimate by the County Auditor of the rate of each tax necessary to be levied by this Board, and what part thereof is without, and what part within the ten mill tax limitation; therefore be it
Resolved, By the Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District, Butler County, Ohio that the amounts and rates, as determined by the Budget Commission in its certification, be and the same are hereby accepted; and be it further
Resolved, That there be and is hereby levied on the tax duplicate of said School District the rate of each tax necessary to be levied within and without the ten mill limitation as follows:
And be it Further Resolved, That the Clerk of this Board be, and he/she is hereby directed to certify a copy of this Resolution to the County Auditor of said County.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone, Mr. MacDonald
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.
Resolution No. 11-059 Adjournment
Mrs. Stone moved and Mr. MacDonald seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at
6:11 p.m.
ROLL CALL: AYES: (5) Mr. Guido, Mr. Lane, Mr. MacDonald, Mr. Snyder, Mrs. Stone
NOES: (0)
The president declared the motion carried.
__________________________ __________________________
President Treasurer
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