School Board Notes – Nov. 25 Meeting
by Russell Bretz, Sr.
The regular meeting of the North Baltimore Local Board of Education was held on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6:00pm in the MS/HS Complex on Tiger Drive.
After a brief Treasurer’s report by Treasurer, Eve Baldwin and administrator’s reports, the Board moved to regular agenda items.
Approved a medical leave of absence for Eve Baldwin, Treasurer, beginning approximately December 10, 2014 for an estimated 4-6 weeks using her accumulated sick leave as necessary.
Approved a medical leave of absence for Jeanne Titus, Powell teacher beginning September 27, 2014 through December 1, 2014 using her accumulated sick leave as necessary.
Approved a supplemental contract to Kelly Seger as a Homebound Intervention Specialist on an as needed basis for the 2014-15 school year at the rate of $20.00 per hour.
Approved a Long Term Contract to Carol Sexton through the Wood County Educational Service Center at a cost of $10,072 for the 2014-2015 school year.
Approved the following Supplemental Contract for the 2014-15 school year.
Paul Yeakle —-Athletic Trainer @ $25 per hour
Approved classified substitute contracts to the following for the 2014-15 school year on an as needed basis.
Carrie Gerdeman ——cafeteria – Aide
Elaine Wilkinson ——cafeteria – Aide
Approved a resolution to renew an Earned Income Tax Levy and declaring it necessary to raise annually a specified amount for school district purposes and requesting the State Tax Commissioner to estimate the respective rates at which it would be necessary to levy a School District Income Tax to produce that amount.
Approved the 2015-16 school calendar as presented earlier.
Approved a two-year maintenance agreement with Cummins Bridgeway for the generators at both Powell ($442.20) and the MS/HS Building ($518.95) for FY 2916 at a total cost of $961.15.
Approved t he following three-year lease agreements using state pricing beginning January 2015 with Xerox for copier replacements at a monthly cost for the district copiers of $2,746.85. This is an increase of $91 per month with upgraded machines.
Approved an agreement with Clark Schaefer Hackett for GAAP/GASB State mandated required procedures for FY 15 at an estimated cost of $9,600. No increase for the past four years.
Approved recognition of an indoor track program from January 2015 through March 2015 to allow students to compete in the Indoor track meets as members of our district. All costs, travel and liability will be the individual’s responsibility.
Accepted the donation of proceeds received from the crops harvested on the district property of $7,654.53 for the 2014 season.
Accepted the donation of Wellness Funds for the 2014-15 school year in the amount of $2,200 to be used towards the North Baltimore School Wellness Program.
No Committee reports were given.
The next regular meeting of the North Baltimore Local Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 6:00pm in the MS/HS Complex on Tiger Drive.