October 2019 Board of Education Meeting

1. ROLL CALL
Douglas Theaker, Board President

2. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG
Douglas Theaker, Board President

3. MOMENT OF SILENCE
Douglas Theaker, Board President

4. CONSENT AGENDA
Douglas Theaker, Board President

4.1 Approve Minutes of September, 2019 Board of Education Meeting

4.2 Approve Minutes of September Special Board of Education Meeting
Mr, Douglas Theaker, Board President

4.3 Adopt Resolution of Support for Partner School Tax Levies
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that Resolution 30-19 be adopted in Support of Partner School Tax Levies.

 


4.4 Approve Revision to Policy 7455
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the revisions to following policy be approved:

  • Policy 7455 - Accounting System for Fixed Assets

4.5 Accept Grants
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the following grants be accepted:

  • Carl D. Perkins - $318,539.61
  • High Schools That Work - $4,000
  • Public School Preschool - $96,000
  • Richland County Foundation  - Cyber Patriot XII Competition - $1,230
  • Richland County Foundation - Street Law I and II - $1,054.51

4.6 Accept Donations
Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the following donations be accepted:

  • Anonymous; generous donation of tools and equipment with an estimated value of $2,000.  These tools and equipment will be used for educational purposes in our Auto Technology Career Technical lab.
  • Anonymous; generous monetary donation of $450 to be deposited in the National Technical Honor Society club fund.
  • Mr. Greg Dodge, Shelby; generous donation of construction tools and supplies with a estimated value of $250.  These tools and supplies will be used for educational purposes in our Carpentry Career Technical lab.
  • Gorman Rupp Co., Mansfield, OH; generous monetary donation of $350.  This donation will be deposited in the Principal's fund to be used for student activities throughout the school year.
  • Tina Hurst, Crestline; generous monetary donation of $50 to the Art Barr Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded annually to a Pioneer senior.
  • Elwood Keinath, Mansfield, OH; generous donation of a grapefruit tree with a value of $50. This donation will be used in our Horticulture lab.
  • Third Street Family Health Services, Michelle Deskins, Dental Clinic, Mansfield; generous donation of expired dental products consisting of filling material, impression material, root canal products, needles and other disposable products with an approximate value of $700.  These products will be used in the Dental Assisting program for simulation purposes.

4.7 Approve Student Participation in Competitive Events
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the following students be approved for participation in competitive events:

National FFA Convention, October 30 - November 2, 2019, Indianapolis, IN

  • COL. CRAWFORD HS FFA STUDENTS:  Keith Ehmann, Kylee Bloomfield, Weston Guinther, Cole Zender and McKenzie Flick.  CHAPERONE:  Joshua Schieber, AG Instructor/FFA Advisor.
  • LUCAS FFA HS STUDENTS:  Tailor Camp, Trenton Gallaway and Brevin Shaffer.  CHAPERONE:  Matt Dotson, Ag Instructor/FFA Advisor
  • WYNFORD HS FFA STUDENTS:  Allison Scott, Caity Schiefer, Trisha Butterfield, Kearston Hulsmeyer, James McCurry, Katie Tuck, Thomas Weithman, Hannah Feldman, Wyatt Rothhaar, Samantha Weithman, blake Beckley, Brandon Vent, Grace stucky Karissa Barry, Ruth Kaple, Dylan Robinson, Luke Scott, Ethan Stuckey and Thomas Rindfuss.  CHAPERONES:  Mike Hoffman, AG Instructor/FFA Advisor; Tessa Martin, AG Instructor/FFA Advisor; and Jennifer Scott, Wynford Staff Member.

5. FINANCIAL REPORT
Linda Schumacher, Treasurer

6. RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

7. EAP REPRESENTATIVE
Sandy Grau, EAP President

8. PUBLIC INPUT
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

Board Policy Section 0164


9. CORRESPONDENCE
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

10. REPORT ON 2019-2020 BOARD GOALS
Kris Kowalski, Director of Operations, High School

11. PRESENTATION
Matt Parr, Supervisor

Mike Hoffman, Ag Instructor/FFA Advisor - Pioneer/Wynford FFA Program and Tessa Martin, Ag Instructor/FFA Advisor - Pioneer/Wynford FFA Program.


12. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT REPORT
Mrs. Mary Jean Theaker, Board Member

13. LEGISLATIVE LIAISON REPORT
Mr. Mike Grady, Board Member

14. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

15. ADOPT RESOLUTION 31-19 REDUCTION-IN-FORCE
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

   


16. PERSONNEL REPORT
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the following personnel recommendations be approved:

  • Approve Conference Period Pay for Certificated personnel.
  • Approve Professional Development Extended Service for Certificated personnel.
  • Approve Stipend contracts for Certificated personnel.
  • Approve employment of Substitute Instructors
  • Approve employment of Substitute Classified personnel.
  • Approve employment of Adult Education personnel.
  • Approve employment of Student Workers.

17. ADOPT RESOLUTION 32-19 APPRECIATION OF DONATION
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

  Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the attached Resolution be adopted for the generous donation from the Joyce Leimbach Estate.


18. ADOPT RESOLUTION 33-19 ESTABLISH COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP FOR STUDENT WELLNESS AND SUCCESS FUNDS
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

19. APPROVE INCREASE IN DISTRIBUTION PETTY CASH BALANCE
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

  Recommendation of Treasurer Linda Schumacher that the petty cash fund for the Distribution Center be increased from $100 to $150.


20. ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO CONSIDER THE DISCIPLINE OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR OFFICIAL

Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that we enter into Executive Session to consider the discipline of a public employee or official.


21. ADJOURN MEETING
Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President