Highland Board of Education agenda for Jan. 5 meeting


Staff report



Organizational Meeting @ 6 p.m.

Jan. 5, 2016

Highland High School

1. Call to Order

2. Pledge of Allegiance

3. Meeting Roll Call

Roll Call: Loren Altizer___Kathy Belcher___Wayne Hinkle___John Messmer____

Eric Thacker____

4. (16-01-001) Election of Officers – Conducted by President Pro-Tem

_________ moved to nominate _________________ as Board President for 2016.

_________ moved to close nominations.

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

_________ moved to nominate ________________ as Vice President for 2016.

_________ moved to close nominations.

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

5. (16-01-002) Established Regular Meeting Dates, Times and Location

_________ moved that the regular meetings of the Highland Local Board of Education for the 2016 calendar year be held the second Wednesday of every month starting at 7:00 p.m. in the High School Cafetorium.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

6. (16-01-003) Authorize Superintendent To Administer All Federal & State Programs

_________ moved to authorize the Superintendent, or his designee, to administer all Federal and State Programs for the Highland Local School District.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

7. (16-01-004) Appoint Purchasing Agent

_________ moved that the Superintendent be designated as the official purchasing agent for the Highland Local School District.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

8. (16-01-005) Authorize Investment of Funds

_________ moved to authorize the Treasurer to invest inactive and interim funds at the most productive interest rate, whenever inactive and interim funds are available for investment.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

9. (16-01-006) Authorize To Employ Temporary Personnel

_________ moved to give the Superintendent authorization to employ such temporary personnel as needed for emergency situations. Such employment shall be presented for approval by the Board at the next regular meeting.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

10. (16-01-007) Authorize Superintendent To Accept Resignations

_________ moved to authorize the Superintendent, on behalf of this Board, to accept resignations which have been submitted by employees during times this Board is not in session, subject to ratification by this Board; provided however, that upon ratification by this Board, such resignations shall be deemed effective as of the date and time of the Superintendent’s acceptance. This authorization will remain in effect through the January 2017 Organizational Meeting.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

11. (16-01-008) Authorize Mileage Resolution

_________ moved that the Superintendent be authorized to approve mileage payments to employees who drive their personal vehicle in the performance of their duties as per adopted schedule.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____ Failed:____

12. (16-01-009) Authorize Advance on Tax Settlements

_________ moved to authorize the Treasurer to secure advances from the County Auditor when funds are available and payable to the Highland Local School District.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

13. (16-01-010) Authorize Payment of Bills

_________ moved to authorize the Treasurer to pay all bills approved by the purchasing agent as they are presented, provided that the funds are available, and to report monthly to the Board those bills that have been paid.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

14. (16-01-011) Approve to Establish Board Service Fund

_________ moved that a Board Service Fund be established in the amount of $1,000.00.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

15. (16-01-012) Adjourn Organization Meeting and Move to Regular Meeting

_________ moved to adjourn this Organizational Meeting and move into the Regular Board

of Education Meeting.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

Highland Local School District

Regular Board Meeting

January 5, 2016

Highland High School

7:00 p.m.

16. (16-01-013) Approve Minutes

_________ moved that the minutes of the December 7, 2015 Regular Board of Education meeting be approved as presented (red).

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

17. (16-01-014) Approve Financial Statement

_________ moved to approve the December 2015 Financial Statement as presented (blue).

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

New Business

18. Board’s Report

19. Superintendent’s Report and Recommendations

20. Treasurer’s Report

21. Public Participation

In order for the Board to fulfill its obligation to complete the planned agenda in an effective and

efficient fashion, a maximum of 30 minutes of public participation may be permitted at each meeting.

Each person addressing the Board shall give his/her name. If several people wish to speak, each

person is allotted three (3) minutes until the total time of 30 minutes is used. During that period,

no person may speak twice until all who desire to speak have had the opportunity to do so. Persons

desiring more time should follow procedure of the Board to be placed on the regular agenda. The

period of public participation may be extended by a vote of the majority of the Board, present and

voting.

22. (16-01-015) Approve School Calendar for 2016-2017

_________ moved to approve the school calendar for the 2016-2017 school year as presented.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

23. (16-01-016) Accept Resignation Letter

_________ moved to accept the resignation letter for the following supplemental position as of December 11, 2015.

Skye Cantrell Middle School Cheer Coach

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

24. (16-01-017) Employ By Supplemental Contract

_________ moved to employ the following by supplemental contract. Salary per our adopted salary schedule.

Paige Stewart Middle School Cheer Coach 0 Yrs. Exp.

James Kim Pep Band Director 0 Yrs. Exp.

John Sachleben Boys Soccer Coach 0 Yrs. Exp.

Victor Wiley Assistant Soccer Coach 0 Yrs. Exp.

Matthew Mosher Girls Soccer Coach 0 Yrs. Exp.

Ashley Ball Head Varsity Softball Coach 4+Yrs. Exp.

Tressa Fown Varsity Assistant Softball Coach 4+Yrs. Exp.

Emily Wallace JV Softball Coach

Abryney Steele JV Assistant Softball Coach

Donovan Kline Head Varsity Baseball Coach 4+Yrs. Exp.

Gary Hampton Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach

Garrett Ulrey Varsity Assistant Baseball Coach

Steven Stillwell JV Baseball Coach

Chad Williams 9th Grade Baseball Coach

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

25. (16-01-018) Accept Resignation Letter

_________ moved to accept the following classified resignation letter.

Rebecca Wolfe Elementary Cook/Cashier

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

26. (16-01-019) Approve Classified Personnel Transfer

_________ moved to approve the following classified personnel transfer as of January 4, 2016. Salary per our adopted salary schedule.

Rebecca Wolfe Educational Aide 1

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

27. (16-01-020) Employ Classified Personnel

_________ moved to employ the following classified personnel for the 2015-2016 school year.

Salary per our adopted salary schedule.

Jennifer Alexander 2 Hr. Cook/Cashier @ Elementary

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

28. (16-01-021) Approve Potential List of 2016 Graduates

__________ moved to approve the list of Potential 2016 Graduates upon completion of all graduation requirements.

__________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

29. (16-01-022) Move From Regular to Executive Session

_________ moved that the Highland Board of Education move from regular to executive session (if needed). There will be no further business after this session.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

30. (16-01-023) Move From Executive to Regular Session

_________ moved that the Highland Board of Education move from executive to regular session.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:____Failed:____

31. (16-01-024) Adjourn This Meeting and Confirm Next Meeting Date

_________ moved to adjourn this meeting and schedule next meeting of the Highland Board

of Education will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2016 @ 7:00 p.m. in the high school

cafetorium.

_________ seconded the motion.

Discussion:

Roll Call: Altizer____Belcher____Hinkle____Messmer____Thacker____

Motion Passed:___ Failed:___

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