The Board of School Trustees of the Nettle Creek School Corporation met in regular session on May 23, 2012.
The following board members were present: Julie Blaase, Bob Clark, Elaine Hellwarth, Gary Keesling, Jim Lewis, and Cary Rhoades
Absent: Chuck Golliher
Also meeting with the board: Joe Backmeyer and Erin Riggle
Guests: Bethany Tabb, Press; Janis Stewart; Vallerie Sharp; Nicki Schuler; Lynette Stainbrook; Jennifer Engle; Lisa Wicker; Lori Ward; Amber Lear; Corey Davis; Tina Limburg; Erin Doerstler; Bruce Swallow; Pam Chew; Bill Doering; Lora Wilson; Amanda DeCrastos; Debby Brogan; Mary Ann Pollard; Brad Catey; Marla Lieberman; Brian Cadle; Don Crossley
The regular meeting of the Board of School Trustees was called to order by Mr. Rhoades at 7:32 p.m. in the administration office. Mr. Backmeyer certified compliance with the open meeting law.
Blaase/Lewis moved to approve the minutes from the regular meeting and executive session on May 8, 2012. 6/0
Blaase/Hellwarth moved to approve the submission of the 2012-2013 teacher evaluation document to the state for final approval. 6/0
Hellwarth/Keesling moved to approve the NCSC/NCCTA Master Contract for July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. 6/0
Brad Catey, Pam Chew, Amanda DeCrastos, Erin Doerstler, Amber Lear, Lori Ward, and Lora Wilson gave a presentation on their visit to a Project C.H.I.L.D school in Henderson, KY. The board agreed to table their decision on Project C.H.I.L.D. until the June 12 meeting.
Hellwarth/Lewis moved to approve regular claims #2944 through #3034 totaling $333,849.68, and payroll claims for May 4th and 18th totaling $447,183.91. 6/0
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the sale of Bus #8 for $1,200, Bus #9 for $1,220, and the Band Bus for $1,530 to Thurnia Rogers, for a total of $3,950. The money from the Band Bus will be donated to the Nettle Creek Music Boosters for the purchase of another vehicle/trailer to move equipment. The board also agreed to sell the Ford 1Ton Flatbed Truck for scrap as it is no longer safe to drive due to the condition of the frame. 6/0
Blaase/Hellwarth moved to approve Project Change Order #001 for the project at the jr. sr. high school as presented. 6/0
Hellwarth/Blaase moved to approve the following school lunch prices for the 2012-2013 school year, with the provision that rates may increase if additional costs are incurred by the school due to the new nutritional requirements:
Hellwarth/Lewis moved to approve the food bids from McFarling Foods and Gordon Food Service, and the milk bid from Prairie Farms. Prairie Farms will supply milk at a cost of $0.22/unit for both low fat white and chocolate milk. 6/0
Blaase/Keesling moved to approve the purchase of twelve Kenwood TK-7360 VHF 50 watt mobile radios and twelve KLF Filters for $4,920, nine Kenwood TK-2312 VHF 5 watt portable radios for $2,628, and twelve Antenna Adapters for $78 from Tech Electronics & Communications Co. in Richmond, IN. 6/0
Mr. Rhoades presented financial reports for April 2012.
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the retirement of Debby Brogan as a teacher at the elementary school effective May 25, 2012. 6/0
Blaase/Lewis moved to approve the employment of Brian Cadle as the assistant principal at the jr. sr. high school. 6/0
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the resignation of Nancy Carlson as a special needs assistant at the jr. sr. high school effective May 25, 2012. 6/0
Blaase/Hellwarth moved to approve the resignation of Amanda Stout as the JV/Freshman Cheer Coach effective immediately. 6/0
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the resignation of Matt Boyer as the Indoor Performance Ensemble Director effective immediately. 6/0
Blaase/Hellwarth moved to approve the employment of Tim Perry as the Indoor Performance Ensemble Director effective immediately. 6/0
Hellwarth/Keesling moved to approve the resignation of Amanda Huffine as the Jr. High Cheer Coach effective immediately, and approve her as the Varsity Cheer Coach for the 2012-2013 school year. 6/0
Lewis/Blaase moved to approve Jason Schmittler as the Jr. High Cross Country Coach for the 2012-2013 school year. 6/0
Hellwarth/Blaase moved to approve the following certified staff to complete textbook adoption/curriculum writing this summer:
Jr. Sr. High School
Agri-Business Don Sturgeon, Chair $969
Nate Williamson $758
Business John Dawson, Chair $969
Amy Oliger $758
John Kindt $758
FACS Karla Hobson $758
Music Mike Linville, Chair $969
April Limburg $758
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the Girls Varsity Basketball team to attend summer basketball camp in Cedarville, OH, June 13-11, at a cost of $180 per participant. 6/0
Hellwarth/Blaase moved to approve Lloyd Michael as the Girls Varsity Golf Coach for the 2012-2013 school year. 6/0
Hellwarth/Blaase moved to approve summer speech services for five elementary speech students. The students would be offered 8 sessions with Susan Sagna, a Speech-Pathologist in Richmond, at a cost of $50 per session. 6/0
Hellwarth/Blaase moved to approve the Clinical Affiliation Agreement between the Indiana University School of Nursing and NCSC. 6/0
Lewis/Keesling moved to approve a Tennis Clinic for elementary and jr. high students July 16-19 at the high school tennis courts. Cost is $30 per participant. 6/0
Hellwarth/Keesling moved to approve the contract service agreement between Reid Hospital & Health Care Services and NCSC to provide certified athletic trainer services. 5/0/1 (Blaase)
Blaase/Hellwarth moved to authorize the superintendent to sell approximately 4,000 gallons of oil that is stored in an underground tank at the jr. sr. high school. Estimates show that NCSC could receive between $1 and $1.50 per gallon. 6/0
Lewis/Blaase moved to authorize the superintendent to proceed with the sale of the air conditioning units from the jr. sr. high school depending on a reasonable quote. 6/0
There being no other items before the board, Blaase/Hellwarth moved to adjourn to executive session at 9:14 PM. 6/0
The Board of School Trustees of the Nettle Creek School Corporation met in executive session on May 23, 2012. The meeting was conducted in the administration office.
The following board members and administrative staff were in attendance: Julie Blaase, Bob Clark, Elaine Hellwarth, Gary Keesling, Jim Lewis, Cary Rhoades, and Joe Backmeyer.
No subject matter in the executive session, other than subject matter specified in the public notice, was discussed by the governing body. The executive session adjourned at 9:30 PM.