September 2022 Regular Board of Education Meeting

Pioneer CTC Community Room
Monday, September 19 - 7:00pm

    1. ROLL CALL
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    2. PLEDGE TO THE FLAG
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    3. MOMENT OF SILENCE
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    4. CONSENT AGENDA
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    4.1 Approve August 15, 2022 Board of Education Meeting Minutes
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    4.2 Adopt Student Activity Fund Purposes and Budgets

    4.3 Approve Activity Reimbursement Schedule for Club Advisors for the 2022-2023 School Year
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    4.4 Approve Revisions to Job Descriptions
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

    • Director of Operations
    • Supervisor
    • Receptionist, Board of Education Office
    • Success Center Coordinator
    • Special Needs Coordinator
    • Special Needs Instructor
    • ECE Teacher Aide
    • ECE Parent Coordinator
    • ECE Student Teacher Aide
    • ECE Lead Teacher
    • Academic Teacher
    • Secretary, Student Services Class 2
    • Secretary, Student Services/EMIS
    • Counselor
    • Marketing Coordinator

    4.5 Approve Textbook Request
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

    • Goodheart Wilcox, Small Gas Engines, 11th Edition - ISBN:  978-1-63126-390-3 - 30 textbooks @ $110/ea total with $200 Shipping - $3,500

    4.6 Adopt Resolution for Red Ribbon Week
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    4.7 Approve Richland County Transit Agreement for 2022-2023 School Year
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    4.8 Accept Donations
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

    • Susan Bentz, Newark, OH; generous monetary donation of $50 in memory of Ronnie Eddleblute for the Industrial Diesel program.  This monetary donation will be used for education supplies for the students in the Industrial Diesel program.
    • Michael & Carolyn Grieves, Yorktown, IN; generous monetary donation of $50 in memory of Ronnie Eddleblute for the Industrial Diesel program.  This monetary donation will be used for education supplies for the students in the Industrial Diesel program.
    • Dawn Wright Smith; Blackbaud Giving Fund, Charleston, SC; generous monetary donation of $30.  This donation will be deposited into the Pioneer Alumni Endowment fund and used for annual student scholarships.
    • Julius Wurm, Shelby; generous donation of an Ingersoll Tractor with an approximate value of $400.  This tractor will be used for educational purposes in our Power Equipment Mechanics program.

    5. PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE RETIREMENT AND REHIRING OF SUPERINTENDENT
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Public hearing to be held at this time for consideration of retirement and rehiring of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli.


    6. APPOINT STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT LIAISON
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that Robyn Almanson be appointed as Student Achievement Liaison to finish Mary Jean Theaker's appointment for the September through December, 2022 Board of Education Meetings.


    7. FINANCIAL REPORT
    Linda Schumacher, Treasurer

    8. APPROVE FINAL FY23 APPROPRIATIONS
    Linda Schumacher, Treasurer

    9. RECOGNITION OF GUESTS
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    10. EAP REPRESENTATIVE
    Colton Penwell, EAP President

    11. PUBLIC INPUT
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    Board Policy Section 0164


    12. CORRESPONDENCE
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    13. REPORT ON 2022-2023 BOARD GOALS
    Clay Frye, Director of Operations

    13.1 BOARD GOAL REPORT, SEPTEMBER, 2022

    14. PRESENTATION
    Matt Parr, Supervisor

    Jody Tackett, Marketing & Business Instructor, Bucyrus HS Satellite program


    15. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT REPORT

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

    17. SUPERINTENDENT'S REPORT
    Gregory Nickoli, Superintendent

    18. PERSONNEL REPORT
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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

    • Accept retirement resignation of Certificated personnel.
    • Accept resignation of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve employment of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve Salary Adjustments of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve Continuing Contract of Certificated personnel.
    • Approve Stipend contracts for Certicated personnel
    • Approve employment of Substitute Instructors.
    • Accept resignation of Classified personnel.
    • Approve employment of Classified personnel.
    • Approve Supplemental contract of Classified personnel.
    • Approve employment of Part-time Classified personnel
    • Approve employment of Classified Substitutes
    • Approve employment of Student Workers

    19. APPROVE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH ASHLAND UNIVERSITY FOR EAGLE COMMUNITY PARTNER AGREEMENT
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the Memorandum of Understanding with Ashland University be approved for the Eagle Community Partner; Purple Level partnership be approved.


    20. ADOPT RESOLUTION 18-22 TO APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT FOR SECURITY CAMERA UPGRADE PROJECT
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoi that we adopt Resolution 18-22 to approve and authorize the agreement with R.J. Beck Protective Systems for the District Security Camera upgrades project.


    21. ADOPT RESOLUTION 19-22 TO APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT FOR AIR QUALITY MULTI-SENSOR DETECTOR PROJECT
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli the we adopt Resolution 19-22 to approve and authorize agreement with R.J. Beck Protective Systems Inc. for the district's Air Quality Multi-Sensor Detection project.


    22. ADOPT RESOLUTION 20-22 TO APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE AGREEMENT FOR BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM AND FIRE ALARM UPGRADES PROJECT
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that we adopt Resolution 20-22 to approve and authorize agreement with Albireo Energy, LLC for the district's Building Automation System and Fire Alarm Upgrades project.


    23. ADOPT RESOLUTION 21-22 OF APPRECIATION FOR DONATION
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that the resolution be adopted in appreciation for the donation of a UR5 Robot with an approximate value of $25,000 from the Johnson Bros. Rubber Company (Matt Watts) of Greenwich, OH.  This donation will be used for educational purposes in our Precision Machining Technology program.


    24. ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO CONSIDER THE EMPLOYMENT AND/OR DISMISSAL OF A PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OR OFFICIAL.
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

    Recommendation of Superintendent Gregory D. Nickoli that we enter into Executive Session to consider the employment and/or dismissal of a public employee.


    25. ADJOURN MEETING
    Mr. Douglas Theaker, Board President

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