by Russell Bretz
Parent-Teacher Conferences Thursday & Friday
The regular meeting of the North Baltimore Local Board of Education was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 5:30pm in the MS/HS Complex.
After a brief Treasurer’s report by Treasurer, Eve Baldwin and administrative reports which can be read elsewhere in this publication, the Board moved to regular agenda items. One note: There will be early dismissal on Thursday and no school on Friday of this week . Parent-Teacher conferences will be held both days.
Regular Agenda Items:
Approved a medical leave of absence for Jon Eichar, Intervention Teacher, beginning approximately December 15, 2014 through February 17, 2015 using his accumulate sick leave as necessary.
Approved a medical leave of absence for Jeanne Titus, Powell Teacher beginning September 27, 2014 for approximately six weeks using her accumulate sick leave as necessary.
Approved a Classified Limited Contract (Non-Teaching, Non-Union) revised contract for Sandra Stewart for the 2014-2015 and 2015-16 school years to replace and supersede the previous contract for 2014-15 and 2015-16 school years with the current rate of pay that had been Board approved on May 27, 2014.
Approved the following supplemental contracts for the 2014-15 school year at the appropriate step:
Chris Lofquist Athletic Trainer
Keith Beck Athletic Trainer
Bart Welte Athletic Trainer
Sadie Jo Harris Athletic Trainer
All at $25 per hour
Troy Trumbull Jr. Hi Girls Basketball
Dutch Hopple Jr. Hi Boys Basketball
Matt Matthes Jr. Hi Boys Basketball
Kyle Shackle Jr. Hi Asst. Wrestling
Luke Garner Assistant Wrestling – Volunteer
Cindy Coppler Mentor Teacher for Stephanie Smith
Scott Lockwood Title I Stipend – $3,000, Title II Stipend – $1,000 (Paid with Grant Funds).
Georgianna Lanning Title II Stipend – $1,200 (Paid with Grant Funds).
Approved the following supplemental contract for the 2014-15 school year:
Matt Archer Jr. Hi Girls Basketball (8th)
Board member, Tim Archer abstained from the vote.
Approved classified contracts to the following for the 2014-15 school year:
Amy Lee Cafeteria – Aide
Ann Glamm Human Resources – Highly Qualified Category
Approved the 2014-15 health insurance costs as previously presented.
Approved an agreement with the Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities (Wood Lane) for special education services for the 2014-15 school year at no cost to the district.
Approved an agreement with Fuel Education, LLC, Peak Systems for online instruction for North Baltimore Students at a cost of $3,150 for a block of 10 students per semester for the 2014-15 school year.
Approved the following North Baltimore Policy updates/revisions as reviewed for approval by the Board policy committee:
5330.02 Procurement and use of Epinephrine (E-Pens)
5336 Care of Students with Diabetes
8325 Receiving Legal Documents
Approved handbook policy on Control of Casual Contact Communicable Diseases.
Approved an annual maintenance agreement with Cummins Bridgeway for the generator at the MS/HS Building at a cost of $515.33
Approved a Classified Contract to Babette Gallup as a 6 hour custodian for the remainder of the 2014-15 school year.
No Committee reports were given.
Other Board Business:
The annual Organizational Meeting was set for Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at 5:30pm. Board President, Tami Thomas was elected President Pro-Tem to preside. The regular meeting will follow at 6:00pm.
The next regular meeting of the North Baltimore Local Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at 6:00pm in the MS/HS Complex.