Review of June 24, 2004

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�� �������� Mark Davis, board president, called the regular meeting to order at 7:04 p.m., held at Miami EastHigh School.The country was honored by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call was taken with board members Brad Burton, Harold Brumfield, Mark Davis, Rusty Miller,

and Lucy Taylor in attendance.




����������� Dr. Lewis recognized Tobin Bolton, 2004 valedictorian, and Sarah Frey and Michael Manning



Recognition was given to John Willis, J. T. Perez, Will Mauntler, Andrew Christian and Joe

Taylor who qualified for the state track meet.


Linda Wilson and Barbara Forsthoefel were given recognition upon their retirement at the end of the 2004 school year for their years of teaching service given to Miami East students. Dr. Lewis thanked

them and wished them the best as they begin their retirement.


A presentation was made by the Miami East Education Foundation regarding the donation of money presented to the foundation from the Class of 2004.








-                      Approved the minutes of the May 18, 2004 regular board meeting, and the special

meetings of May 12, and June 14, 2004.


-                      Approved the financial statements of May 2004.


-                      Approved transfers and advances of funds as necessary to close out the FY 2004.


-                      Approved the Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources for FY 2004 (final); amend

the FY 2004 Appropriations to allow transfers of appropriations as necessary, and

revision of Student Activity Budgets, as required to close out the FY 2004.


-                      Approved the Temporary Appropriations for FY 2005 at 25% of the FY 2004 actual

expenditure amounts.


-                      Approved change orders for the Construction Project which had not been previously








-                      Approved Depository Agreement with Peoples Savings Bank, Troy, OH.


- Appointment of Harold Brumfield as delegate and Lucy Taylor as alternate to the

O.S.B.A. Capital Conference, Columbus, OH, November 7-11, 2004.




Construction Update Kent Buehrer shared information and asked for approval of the QSP Sartox system for point of sale program for the lunchroom at the new building through the

Esber Cash Register Company, Canton, Ohio.




The board moved to go into executive session at 8:17 p.m. for discussion of employment, compensation of personnel and for selling property. They returned to open session at 8:41 p.m..


-                      Approved the SQP Sartox system for point of sale program for the lunchroom from

Esber Cash Register Company, Canton, Ohio.


- Approved authorization for the superintendent to reject any and all bids relative to selling

of the Miami East Jr. High, Miami East Intermediate, and the Miami East North Elementary Schools.

Dr. Lewis shared that the auction of the older school buildings and equipment no longer needed is set for June 26, 2004, beginning at 9:00 a.m. at the Miami East Jr. High School.




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Employment Items:

- Approved acceptance of Beth Smallwoods resignation, as assistant cook, at the end of the

2003-04 school year.


- Approved Craig Vasil, as high school/elementary guidance counselor, on a one year limited

contract, effective for the 2004-05 school year. Pay will be based on Masters degree, at step 0,

pending verification of transcript, and reports on BCIC/FBI check.


- Approved Angela Sandlins voluntary reassignment as a 5th grade teacher, effective for the

2004-05 school year.


- Approved Marilyn Reynolds, as transportation coordinator, on a two year limited contract,

effective for the 2004-05 school year.


- Approved Luann Rozell, as EMIS coordinator, for the 2004-05 school year, and included in the job description of the clerk-cashier position.


- Approved Debra Hunt for the IP Telephony training, at the board approved rate of $11.00 per

hour, and not to exceed 240 hours, per time sheet submission.


- Approved Debra Hunt, Tanya Couser, Terrie Iams, and Linda Deaton, as summer technology

support personnel, at the board approved rate of $11.00 per hour, not to exceed 272 hours

for all personnel, per time sheet submission.



- Approved Ashley Demmitt and Kathy Irick, as Reading Intervention Coordinators, for June,

at a stipend of $500.00 each.


- Approved amendment of Craig Vasils supplemental contract from boys varsity assistant to

boys assistant basketball coach, at step 1, effective for the 2004-05 school year.


- Approved amendment of Bruce Vanovers supplemental contract as 7th grade head football

coach, from step 1 to step 3, effective for the 2004-05 school year.


- Approved acceptance of Emalie Carsons letter of resignation as high school assistant girls

soccer coach.


- Approved of the following persons for supplemental contracts, effective for the 2004-05 school year, based on their years of experience, at the board approved rate of pay:



Head Wrestling Coach Mark Rose Step 0

Head Boys Golf Coach Calvin Smith Step 0

Head Cross Country Coach Jim Siegel Step 5

Freshman Boys Basketball Coach Dean Maxson Step 3

Head Volleyball Coach Jennifer Ziegenbusch Step 2

Asst. Volleyball Coach Kirsti Cook Step 0

Asst. Cheerleader Advisor Sarah Maxson Step 1

Volunteer Asst. Soccer Coach Jon Kellems

Head Girls Soccer Coach Emalie Carson Step 0

Asst. Girls Soccer Coach Jennie Gearhardt Step 0



Head Wrestling Coach Gary Church Step 1

8th Grade Basketball Coach Rob Maxson Step 3

7th Grade Volleyball Coach Julie Mack Step 0

Head 8th Grade Football Coach David Weaver Step 1

Asst. 8th Grade Football Coach Dan Wiford Step 1

Volunteer Asst. Football Coach Robert Allen

Head Cheerleader Advisor Christina McCuistion Step 0

Asst. Cheerleader Advisor Jenna Duff Step 0


- Approved administrators and supervisors salary schedule for the 2004-05 school year and

on file in the central office.


- Approved increase of the salary schedule of the Project Construction Manager for 2004-05

contract year by 5% over 2003-04 contract year.


- Approved Scott Donaldson and David Konicki, as adult summer works, for June only,

on an needed basis, not to exceed 40 hours each, at $10.00 per hour, per time sheet



- Approved agreement with MDECA for the 2004-05 school year, for the FY 2005 services

per contract on file.


- Approved the Sports Medicine Program contract with Upper Valley Medical Center for

the 2004-05 school year.


- Approved acceptance, with appreciation, of a choreographic grant of $1,500 from Walmart,

courtesy of Kim Rupert.



- Approved extended school year days for special education students as follows: Joshua Green,

speech, 8 hours; Laura Knoop, tutoring, 24 hours; Damen Leistner tutoring, 20 hours, speech,

5 hours and 25 hours for interpreter services; Derrick Miller, tutoring and supported volunteer

work, 32 hours; and Eric Smith, speech, 16 hours.


- Approved the 2004-05 school lunch prices as follows: Grades K-6 - $1.75, Grades 7-12 - $2.00,

and Adult - $2.75.


- Approved Jeffrey Lewis participation in KnowledgeWorks Foundation Public Education

Professional Fellow for 2004-05.




Legislative and General Discussion - None




ADJOURNMENT: Meeting adjourned at 9:51 p.m.










July 27, 2004

7:00 P.M.

Miami East High School