MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS

BOARD BITS

 

Review of July 18, 2006

Regular Board Meeting

 

Brad Burton, board president, called the regular meeting to order at 7:05 p.m., held in room 602 at Miami East Junior High School. The country was honored by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call was taken with board members Brad Burton, Mark Davis, Rusty Miller, and Lucy Taylor in attendance.

Also in attendance were: Tim Williams, high principal; Jim Taylor, parent; Lori Pyers, parent; Logan Pyers, student; Kelly Young, Adam Young, Dana Rasmussen, Troy Daily Newspaper; and Doug Page, Dayton Daily Newspaper.

 

                                               

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There were no public comments heard.

 

 

GOOD NEWS RECOGNITION

 

 

-   The Miami East Board of Education formally recognized Logan Pyers
    for his effort and time devoted to his Eagle Scout project in creating a park area
    behind the K-8 building.  The Board of Education presented
Logan with a certificate
    of appreciation for his time devoted to the project.  Board President, Brad Burton,
    congratulated and thanked
Logan as he presented him with the certificate.
           

 

 

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TREASURER’S REPORT:

 

A.        Approval of the minutes of the regular board meeting of June 20, 2006.

      
B.      Approval of the financial statements for June 2006. 

 

C.        Approval of Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources for

   Fiscal year 2007.   

 

D.         Approval to petition the Miami County Courts for a “transfer of   

fiduciary”, to be prepared by legal counsel, for the following scholarship funds
    and other donations (balances as of 06/30/2006, including interest) to be  
    transferred to the Miami East Education Foundation, under the umbrella of the
    Troy Foundation, to be administered per the bequest and donors designations:

 

 

      Miami East Education Foundation Fund - $ 36,554.85

                                    (includes the following funds):

Miami East Scholarship Fund (Morris and Mildred Duer) -  $ 20,469.70

Linda Roth Scholarship Fund  - $ 2,471.40

Max and Nick Duff Memorial Fund - $ 5,478.42

Eagle’s donation(s) - $ 6,967.06

Senior gift - Class of 2004 - $ 1,118.17

Memorial contribution for Dr. Ray Yoder -  $  50.10

Boak-Gilmer Music Scholarship Fund - $ 12,433.54

Ann Wigdahl Memorial Fund - $ 7,941.86

 

                              NOTE:  This action would solve the problem with the previous year’s
                                            audit and place the funds where the Board and Administration
                                            feel the funds should be.   

 

INFORMATION

                        -           Review of Transfers and Advances of Funds as approved at the June  
                                    20, 2006
meeting as follows:

 

                                    ADVANCES             

 

                                    FROM                                                TO                               AMOUNT

                                    General Fund (001-0000)         Title IV-D (584-9806) $      56.68

                                                                                    TOTAL                       $      56.68

                                    TRANSFERS

 

                                    FROM                                                TO                               AMOUNT

                                    General Fund (001-0000)         IDEA-B (516-9606)    $103,622.08

                                    General Fund (001-0000)         Title I (572-9106)            41,219.64

                                    General Fund (001-0000)         Title II-A (590-9905)       16,831.11

                                                                                    TOTALS                     $161,672.83

 

SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

 

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NEW BUSINESS:

A.        EMPLOYMENT ITEMS:

            1.      Approval of Jason Moore’s letter of resignation, as high school                                      Science teacher effective immediately. 

 

2.      Approval of Christine Perry’s request for unpaid leave for

         September 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15, 2006.

                        3.      Approval of Kelly Young, as a Counselor, at Miami East High

   School and Elementary, on a one year limited contract, step 0, Masters    
        degree, for the 2006-2007 school year.

4.     Approval of Julie Mack, as a part-time Mathematics Life-Skills

Teacher, at Miami East Junior High School, on a one year limited contract, MA degree, step 6, after verification of transcripts, current teaching certificate, and prior teaching experience, for the 2006-2007 school year.

5.      Approval of Janice Jackson, as an Assistant Cook, at the
                     Miami East K-8 Building, on a one year limited contract, step 0, at hours
                     per job description, for the 2006-2007 school year.

6.      Approval of extended service days for the 2006-07 school year

  for the following staff:

  a)       Ceal Turnbull – High School Counselor – 20 days

  b)       Kelly Young – Counselor – 5 days

  c)       Sandra Finkes – Jr. High Counselor – 5 days

  d)       Kathy Blair – Vocational – 3 days

  e)       Mark Rose – OWA – 10 days

  f)       Wade Meyers – AV/Library – 6 days

 

               The number of days will all be assessed after the 2006-07 school
               year.

 

                        7.       Approval of the following persons for supplemental contracts,  

      effective for the 2006-2007 school year, based on their years of experience,

                                  at the board approved rate of pay:

     HIGH SCHOOL

     Head Girls Basketball Coach – Bruce Vanover – Step 0

                                         Varsity Girls Assistant Basketball Coach – Preston Elifritz – Step 1

     Volunteer Girls Basketball – Tara Miller

 

JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

National Honor Society Advisor – Linda Copeland

 

 

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NEW BUSINESS CONT.:

 

            B.        PURCHASING AGENT:

 

        Approval of Todd Rappold as purchasing agent for Miami East Local Schools effective August 1, 2006.

 

C.           2006-2007 HANDBOOKS:

        Approval of the 2006-2007 handbooks for Miami East High

School, Miami East Jr.High, Miami East Elementary, District-Wide Staff Handbook, and Bus Driver Handbook as presented at the June meeting. 

 

D.          2006-2007 CLASS FEES:

 

Approval of the 2006-2007 class fees, as presented by the principals for Miami East High School, Miami East Jr. High, and Miami East Elementary.  

 

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E.            2006-2007 DISTRICT TUITION RATE:

 

       Approved the Miami East tuition rate for the 2006-2007 school year at a rate of $3,541.05, as set by the Ohio Department of Education. 

 

            F.         2006-07 BOARD OF EDUCATION LEGAL REPRESENTATION:

 

                               Approval of John Podgurski as the Miami East Local Board of                  
                        Education’s legal representative for the 2006-2007 school year, on as a needed
                        basis.  In addition, approval of Subashi, Wildermuth, & Ballato Professional

Association for legal representation regarding property issues, on an as needed
            basis.   

 

G.                2006-2007 CHEMICAL HYGIENE AND SHOP SAFETY PLAN(S):


        
Approval of the 2006-2007 Chemical Hygiene and Shop Safety Plans as presented at the June meeting. 
        

H.        2006-2007 DISTRICT-WIDE WELLNESS PLAN:

 

                   Approval of the 2006-2007 Wellness Plan as presented at the

            June meeting. 
            

I.          2006-2007 MIAMI EAST ATHLETIC GPA ELIGIBILITY PROGRAM:

 

                   Approval of the 2006-2007 Athletic GPA Eligibility Program.  The
             Eligibility Program will be reviewed/revised at the conclusion of the 2006-
             2007 school year. 

 

J.                  MIAMI EAST ACCELERATION POLICY:

      Approval of the Miami East Acceleration Policy as recommended

By Ohio Department of Education and NEOLA.

 

 

OTHER INFORMATIONAL/DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

      -    The Board    “You Must Attend To Your Learning”, and “Handling Citizen

            Complaints”. 

      -     Reviewed revised School Maintenance Building/Grounds job description for
            approval at the August Board of Education meeting.  

 

BOARD MEMBERS’ COMMENTS:

 

-    General Discussion(s)

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING

MIAMI EAST JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL ROOM 602/604

August 15, 2006

7:00 P.M.