MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS

BOARD BITS

 

Review of September 18, 2006

Regular Board Meeting

 

Brad Burton, board president, called the regular meeting to order at 6:00 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, Lucy Taylor, and Harold Brumfield in attendance.

Also in attendance were: Marie Carity, staff member; Kristina Kemen, staff member; Matt Roth, staff member; Allen Mack, junior high principal; Tim Williams, high school principal; and Dana Rasmussen, Troy Daily Newspaper.

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There were no public comments heard.

 

GOOD NEWS RECOGNITION

 

 

-�� Marie Carity � Reported on the FFA results at the Miami County Fair.In addition, Mrs.
Carity discussed the activities and programs FFA students will be participating in during the upcoming National FFA Convention.This year�s National Convention will be held in
Indianapolis, Indiana.Lastly, Mrs. Carity described the recent FFA summer trip to Europe.Students visited farms throughout Europe and witnessed similarities and differences in farming abroad.�����������

 

 

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TREASURERS REPORT:

 

A.     Approval of the minutes of the August 15, 2006 regular board meeting,

and the August 28, 2006 special board meeting, as presented by the treasurer.

 

B.     Approval of the financial statements for August, 2006.

 

C.     Approval of Permanent Appropriations and Spending Plan For Fiscal Year 2007
(2006-07 School Year).

 

D.     Approval of the following fund transfers:

 

TRANSFERS

 

FROM TO IN THE AMOUNT OF

 

General Fund H.B. 412 Set-Asides $187,946.95

Textbooks and Instructional

Materials, Software &

Equipment

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TOTAL OF TRANSFERS $187,946.95

 

E. OTHER:

 

-         Treasurers Evaluation The Board of Education will complete the Treasurers evaluation during the October meeting.

 

 

SUPERINTENDENTS REPORT:

 

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NEW BUSINESS:

A. EMPLOYMENT ITEMS:

            1. Approval of Chris Shaws request for a unpaid leave of

absence September 20, 21, and 22, 2006.

 

2.      Approval of Kristina Kemen, as a high school English teacher,

at Miami East High School, on a one-year limited contract, Bachelors

Degree, step 0, for the 2006-2007 school year.

3.      Approval of a Jr. High Site Manager for school year 2006-07,

at .020 index on the supplemental schedule, and to be reviewed for

for the 2007-08 school year.

 

4. Approval of Kristy Voisard, as athletic eligibility tutor, at 1 hour per

week as part of the previously approved athletic eligibility
plan, at the tutor rate of pay.

 

5. Approval of the following persons for supplemental contracts,

effective for the 2006-07 school year, based on their years of experience,

at the board approved rate of pay:

HIGH SCHOOL

Boys Assistant Basketball Coach Rick Hickman Step 6

Boys Varsity Assistant Basketball Coach Dean Maxson Step 5

Freshman Boys Basketball Coach Tom Meyer Step 0

Volunteer Boys Basketball Coach Zach Comer

Volunteer Boys Basketball Coach Casey Clawson

Volunteer Golf Coach Max Stubbs

Volunteer Soccer Coach Cory Stager

Volunteer Volleyball Coach Julie Carter

Freshman Class Advisor Kristy Voisard

Fall and Winter Ticket Taker Kevin Gump

Science Department Co-Chair Becky Weldy

Science Department Co-Chair Shelly Bair

National Honor Society Advisor Meghan Arnold

Saturday School Monitor Chris Weddle

JR. HIGH

Head 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach Dean Denlinger Step 3

Winter Site-Supervisor Jennifer Ziegenbusch

Newspaper Co-Advisors Janet Stevens & Suzanne Weber

6.      Approval of sub teachers who have been approved by the
Miami County Educational Service Center and on file in the central office.
These are all on an as needed basis for the 2006-07 school year. The board-
approved rate of pay has been set at $75.00 per day through 10 consecutive
days and $83.00 per day from 11th day through 60 days in the same
position, then placed on beginning salary schedule.

7. Acceptance of Bruce Vanovers letter of resignation from
the position of Head Girls Basketball Coach.

 

8. Approval of Chris Weddle as the K-8 Audio-Visual Director
for the 2006-2007 school year.

 

 

B.     FY 2007 PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS:

Approval of the FY 2007 Permanent Appropriations as presented for review by the treasurer.

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C.          OUT-OF-STATE TRIP APPROVAL:

Approval of the following out-of-state field trips for the

2006-07 school year:

National FFA Convention, Indianapolis, Indiana October 25 - 28, 2006

Jr. Class, Washington D.C. November 2 - 5, 2006

Eighth Grade Smoky Mountain Trip May 14 - 18, 2007

MEHS New York City Trip April 18 - 21, 2007

 

 

D.    TRANSPORTATION AGREEEMENT W/TROY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL:

Approval of the transportation agreement between Miami

East Local School District and Troy Christian School for the 2006-07 school year.

 

E.     WAIVER OF SCHOOL FEES:

Approval of waiver of school fees for Brantley Longacre, who is

in the care of Rose Rupert.

 

F. DONATION OF SOUND SYSTEM TO MIAMI EAST HIGH SCHOOL

 

Approval to accept the donation of a audio sound system , installed in the high school gymnasium by the Miami East Athletic Boosters.

 

 

G. WAIVER OF REGULAR TRANSPORTATION:

Approval of a Waiver of Transportation for students whose

legal residence is within the Miami East Local School District and who are attending the Piqua Catholic Schools, Sidney-Lehman High School, Miami East Montessori School, and St. Pats School, and the Miami County Consortium Pre-School and Special Education units, for reimbursement to the parents for the 2006-07 school year.

 

I.       ALL FEDERAL PROGRAMS FOR 2006-07 SCHOOL YEAR:

Approval of Miami East Local Schools participation in all

Federal education programs for which we qualify.

 

J. STATEMENT OF POLICY AND GUIDELINES FOR PROVIDING
ACCOMMODATIONS AT EVENTS FOR DISABLED STUDENTS

Approval of Miami East Local Schools Policy and Guidelines

for providing accommodations for hearing impaired students at district sponsored
events.

 

 

OTHER INFORMATIONAL/DISCUSSION ITEM:


- The Board Curriculum Design: What You Need To Know.

 

- Miami East Education Association, September Newsletter

 

- Letter from Ohio Department of Education regarding the Special

Education Departments Review. The Superintendent commended Mr.
Welbaum, the special education department, and the sixth grade staff for the
positive review received from the Office for Exceptional Children (OEC).
The OEC conducted a special education focus monitoring review of services
and programs provided to the students at Miami East. This review culminated
in a favorable evaluation from the OEC.

 

- The Board was updated on the plan to begin using Bio-Diesel in the bus fleet.
Biodiesel is a cleaner burning alternative fuel. The district has been working on
a plan that would begin using Bio in the near future.

 

BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS:

 

- General Discussion(s)

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING

MIAMI EAST JR. HIGH/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

October 16, 2006

6:00 P.M.