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Record of Proceedings for Monroe Local Board of Education
Monday, August 25, 2008 11:05:57 AM - Monroe Ohio
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
MONROE LOCAL BOARD OF EDUCATION

Minutes of August 11, 2008     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 11th day of August 2008 in the Monroe Elementary Cafeteria, located in Monroe, Ohio.

Mr. Tom Leeds, 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. Tom Leeds, Mr. Chris Snyder, Mr. Mike Irwin, and Mr. Mike Lane.  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.

All presentations/documents presented to the Board are available in the Treasurer’s Office, as referenced in the body of these minutes.

Resolution No. 08-118        Approval of Agenda

Mr. Snyder moved, and Mr. Irwin seconded the motion to approve the agenda as presented.

ROLL CALL:       AYES:      (4)    Mr. Snyder, Mr. Irwin, Mr. Lane, Mr. Leeds
    NOES:      (0)
    ABSENT:     (1)    Mr. Birdwell
            The president declared the motion carried.

Public Participation:

Mike and Marie Griffen would like bussing for Mother of Teresa students.  Thirteen Monroe Local School District children, all under the age of seven, will be riding home with high school students.


Presentation:

Dr. Lolli and Mrs. Thorpe presented the board with the Current Financial Data for 2007-2008.  This data provided a comparison of the district’s most recent revenues and expenditures.

Mr. Birdwell arrived at 7:00 p.m.

Mr. Leahy presented the board with a handout discussing the history of the Monroe High School GPA and Class Rank System.  Mr. Leahy discussed how our grading system compared to other districts in our area.  He also described how many colleges covert the GPA from high back to a four point scale.  All courses will now be on the same four point scale.  Monroe Local School District will continue to reward students who take weighted classed but will not penalize those who choose to take other non-weighted classed. 

Resolution No. 08-119        Treasurer’s Business

Mr. Snyder moved and Mr. Lane seconded the motion to approve the treasurer’s business as follows:

•    Minutes of the Regular Meeting of June 23, 2008 and July 21, 2008
•    Monthly Financial Report: June 2008 as shown in Appendix “B”.
•    Appoint a delegate and alternate for the OSBA Capital Conference – Mr. Tom Leeds was appointed as the delegate and Mr. Mike Lane was appointed as the alternate.

ROLL CALL:       AYES:      (5)     Mr. Snyder, Mr. Birdwell, Mr. Leeds, Mr. Lane, Mr. Irwin
    NOES:      (0)    
            The president declared the motion carried.

Resolution No. 08-120        Superintendent’s Business

Mr. Snyder moved, and Mr. Lane seconded the motion to approve the Superintendent’s Consent Agenda as follows:

Personnel:

Approve the certificated resignations as shown below:

Robert Stark    Director of Special Services    Aug. 1, 2008    New job
           
           
Approve the non-certificated resignations as shown below:

Jenna King    Paraprofessional    Aug. 15, 2008    New job
           

Approve contract adjustments as shown below:

Jennifer Baker    Masters + 20, Step 9    Masters + 30, Step 9
Scott Decker    Masters + 20, Step 11    Masters + 30, Step 11

Approve hiring the certificated personnel as shown below:
           
           
Deborah Witt    Dir of Special Svcs.    Ed.D. University of Cincinnati    2 - (2 yr contract)
Holly Rosselot    Sixth Grade Teacher    UC - pending receipt of license    0
           
           

Approve hiring non-certificated personnel as shown below:

Melissa Scalia    Accounts Receivable/Treasurer Secretary    5
Cindy Richardson    Primary Cafeteria    1, (4.25 hours)
Shandi Farquer    Primary Cafeteria    1, (4.25 hours

Approve the removal of the supplemental contracts as show below:

Equipment Manager
High School Site Manager, Fall, Winter, Spring
Jr. High Site Manager, Winter

Approve supplemental resignations as shown below:

Josh Long    Asst. Marching Band    08/09 school year    Personal

Approve certificated supplemental contracts, pending receipt of Pupil Activity License as shown below:

John Caudy    Bowling Head Coach    IV    1
           
Adopt the following Resolution:
WHEREAS the Monroe Local School District Board of Education has offered the following positions:
Boys Soccer Asst.
Asst. Football
Boys Asst. Varsity Basketball
Boys Asst. Basketball – 9th
Marching Band Asst.

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the positions listed; and
WHEREAS,  the positions listed have been offered to the current employees of the Monroe Local School District who have a license issued under Section 3319.22 of the Ohio Revised Code and no such person whom the Board of Education considers to be qualified for the position has applied for and accepted the position; and
WHEREAS,  the positions listed have been advertised as available to any individual not employed by the Monroe Local School District who has a license issued under Section 3319.22 of the Ohio Revised Code, and no such person whom the Board of Education considers to be qualified for the position has applied for and accepted the position; and
WHEREAS, those listed, who do not hold a license issued pursuant to Section 3319.22 of the Ohio Revised Code, have applied for the position, and the Board of Education has determined that those listed are qualified for the position. 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT those listed be employed in the above named positions for the 2008/2009 school year.

Approve hiring of non-certificated supplemental contracts, pending receipt of Pupil Activity License as shown below:

Joel Carey    Boys Soccer Asst.    III    0
Dave Koger    Asst. Football    II    5
Mark Osterman    Boys Asst. Varsity Basketball    II    5
Tim Kellis    Boys Asst. Basketball 9th    II    5
Josh Moyer    Marching Band Asst.     II    0
           

Approve supplemental contact adjustments as shown below:

Ken Meibers - Adjustment    Weight Room Supervisor    Weight Room Supervisor
    Cat II, Step 0    Cat II, Step 4
Kathy Gall - Adjustment    Communications Specialist, $3,000    Communications Specialist, $3,500

Modify food service department positions and hours as shown below:

1    Lonna Jo Pope 7 Hour Lead Worker, Level 2 Primary School       
2    Theresa Fiscus  6.75 Food Service Worker Level 3 Primary       
3    Ruby Wagner 7.25 Food Service Worker Level 3           
4    Doreen Harrington 6.5 Food Service Worker Level 3           
5    Kay Holder 6.0 Food Service Worker Level 3           
6    Bonnie Bates 6.25 Food Service Worker Level 3           
7    Jackie Williams 4.5 Food Service Worker Level 3           
8    Cheryl Keith 5.0 Food Service Worker Level 3           
                               
 

The changes in position are a result of employees who have been reassigned to the Primary School.

ROLL CALL:       AYES:      (5)    Mr. Snyder, Mr. Birdwell, Mr. Leeds, Mr. Lane, Mr. Irwin
    NOES:      (0)
            The president declared the motion carried.

Resolution No. 08-121        Increase Lunch Prices

Mr. Snyder moved, and Mr. Lane seconded the motion to approve the increase of lunch prices as shown below:

Approve increasing lunch prices by fifty cents per regular lunch.

ROLL CALL:       AYES:      (5)    Mr. Snyder, Mr. Birdwell, Mr. Lane, Mr. Leeds, Mr. Irwin
    NOES:      (0)   
                The president declared the motion carried.

Resolution No. 08-122        Increase Breakfast Prices   

Mr. Snyder moved, and Mr. Lane seconded the motion to approve the increase of breakfast prices as shown below:

Approve increasing breakfast prices by twenty-five cents per regular breakfast.

ROLL CALL:       AYES:      (5)    Mr. Snyder, Mr. Birdwell, Mr. Lane, Mr. Leeds, Mr. Irwin
    NOES:      (0)   
                The president declared the motion carried.

Informational:

Thank you to Bob Kelley and Bill Brock for facilitating the donation and free delivery of top soil to the district.  Also, thank you to Don Garver and Bob Majors for their donation of top soil to the district.

The board is invited to have lunch with the administrative team at 12:00 on August 12th.  They are also invited to a walk-thru of the buildings on August 19th at 7:30 a.m. 

 

Resolution No. 08-123        Executive Session O.R.C. 121.22   

Mr. Leeds moved, and Mr. Snyder seconded the motion to adjourn to executive session at 8:30 p.m. for the purpose of the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of public employees or regulated individuals, or the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee or regulated individual unless such person requests a public hearing.

ROLL CALL:       AYES:      (5)    Mr. Snyder, Mr. Leeds, Mr. Lane, Mr. Birdwell, Mr. Irwin
    NOES:      (0)
                The president declared the motion carried.

The meeting resumed at 8:59 p.m.

Resolution No. 08-124        Adjournment

Mr. Lane moved, and Mr. Birdwell seconded the motion to adjourn the meeting at 9:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL:       AYES:      (5)    Mr. Irwin, Mr. Lane, Mr. Leeds, Mr. Snyder, Mr. Birdwell
    NOES:      (0)
            The president declared the motion carried.




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President                                Treasurer
 
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