The Board of School Trustees of the Nettle Creek School Corporation met in regular session on October 25, 2011.
The following board members were present: Julie Blaase, Elaine Hellwarth, Gary Keesling, Jim Lewis, and Cary Rhoades
Absent: Bob Clark and Chuck Golliher
Also meeting with the board: Joe Backmeyer and Erin Riggle
Guests: Joe Klemann, Press; Mark Childs; Samantha Hickman; Bethany Tabb, Press; Ron Cross; Jennifer True
The regular meeting of the Board of School Trustees was called to order by Mr. Rhoades at 7:31 p.m. in the administration office. Mr. Backmeyer certified compliance with the open meeting law.
Blaase/Keesling moved to approve the minutes from the regular meeting on October 11, 2011 and the executive session on October 11, 2011. 5/0
Ron Cross presented an overview of the General Obligation Bonding Process in regards to the financing of the HVAC projects at the elementary and jr. sr. high schools.
Samantha Hickman and Jennifer True gave an update on the current activities of the guidance department.
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the emergency allocation of $5,934.97 from Fund 0350-49000.11-730-8305 in order to replace gas regulators and a motor controller at the elementary school and phase control monitors and controls at the jr. sr. high school. 5/0
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the request from Mike Linville to purchase percussion equipment for the jr. sr. high school band for a total cost of $21,936. 5/0
Lewis/Keesling moved to approve the Komputrol Software Systems Annual Maintenance Agreement, which provides for maintenance of the accounting, personnel, and payroll processing systems. Total cost for the agreement is $7,240. 5/0
Lewis/Blaase moved to approve regular claims #2208 through #2316 totaling $484,029.91, and payroll claims for October 7th and 21st totaling $440,388.30. 5/0
Mr. Rhoades presented financial reports for September 2011.
Lewis/Blaase moved to approve the following co-curricular resignations:
- Aaron Cox 6th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
- Katie Johnson 5th Grade Girls Basketball Coach
- Sean Slagle 5th Grade Boys Basketball Coach
- Brad Catey 6th Grade Boys Basketball Coach
Lewis/Blaase moved to approve the resignation/retirement of Mike Beeson as a math teacher at the jr. sr. high school effective December 31, 2011. The board thanked Mr. Beeson for his 39 years of service to NCSC. 5/0
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve Jenna Shelton and Danielle York as instructional assistants at the elementary school. 5/0
Lewis/Hellwarth moved to approve the following co-curricular assignments for the 2011- 2012 school year:
- Hannah Sharp Varsity Swimming Coach
- Amanda Stout Assistant Varsity Swimming Coach
- Ryan Cowan 8th Grade Boys Basketball Coach
- Brad Miller Freshman Boys Basketball Coach
- Chase Criswell Boys Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach
Lewis/Keesling moved to approve the request from Joseph (Zac) Wines to participate in the Hagerstown FFA Chapter as a home school student. 5/0
Lewis/Blaase moved to approve the request from Mindy Nolan to borrow 30 days from the sick leave bank. The sick leave bank committee has approved this request. 5/0
Hellwarth/Blaase moved to authorize the superintendent to move forward with the gathering of information, including a financial plan and timeline, for the HVAC projects at both the elementary and jr. sr. high schools. 5/0
There being no other items before the board, Lewis/Blaase moved to adjourn to executive session at 9:06 PM. 5/0
The Board of School Trustees of the Nettle Creek School Corporation met in executive session on October 25, 2011. The meeting was conducted in the administration office.
The following board members and administrative staff were in attendance: Julie Blaase, 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 9:48 PM.