The regular meeting of the North Baltimore Local Board of Education was held on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at 6:00pm in the MS/HS Complex.
After a brief review of financial statements by Treasurer, Eve Baldwin, administrative reports were given which can be read elsewhere in this publication.
The Superintendent, Ryan Delaney, reported that the opening went very well and few glitches were reported.
Amanda Jacobs gave a brief presentation on the project at Powell School to honor the memory of former Powell teacher, Kim Conkle. A garden is planned called "The Giving Garden". A fundraiser is planned for Saturday, September 6, 2914 from 2:00 to 6:00pm at Powell Elementary. Harv's Chicken Dinners from 4:00 to 6:00pm as well as other events are planned. Call the school for further details.
Regular agenda items:
Approved a one year contract to Elizabeth Trigg, Elementary Teacher.
Approved extended time days per the union agreement for the following employees for the 2014 - 15 school year:
Mike Csortos - 22 days - Technology coordinator
Mike Kipplen - 25 days - Guidance Counselor
Jacqueline Miller - 5 days Computer Sciences
Charlotte Powell - Part-time Librarian
Kathi Bucher - 5 days - Powell Administrative Asst.
Approved the following supplemental contracts for the 2014 - 15 school year:
Jeff Weber---Asst. Varsity Football Coach - 100%
Kevin Hopple--Asst. Varsity Football Coach - 100%
Zach Walls---Asst. Varsity Coach - 50%
Kevin Hopple--Jr Hi Football Coach - 50%
Chuck Hopple--Jr Hi Football Coach - 50%
Wade Ishmael--Jr Hi Football Coach - 50%
Matt Mathes---Jr Hi Football Coach - 50%
Marty Gazarek-Jr Hi Football Coach - Volunteer
Erica Miklovic---Sophomore Class Advisor - 50%
Kelly Seger---Sophomore Class Advisor - 50%
Kara Cikotti---Outdoor Education Coordinator
Approved the following supplemental contract for the 2014-15 school year:
Mitch Archer---Asst. Varsity Football Coach - 50%.
Board Member Tim Archer Abstained
from the vote.
Approved the following to the classified substitute list for the 2014 - 15 school year:
Approved a retro-active agreement to July 1,2014 with One Call Now for voice call services at a cost of $1,102.28 for the 2014 school year.
Approved a one year contract with Troutner & Schultz Photography for the 2014 - 15 school year for sports and yearbook photographs.
Approved Hailey Simon as a North Baltimore High School Graduate with the class of 2014 as required coursework is now completed.
Approved the following administrators as teacher evaluators for the 2014 - 15 school year:
Bob Falkenstein Scott Lockwood
Ryan Delaney Kristal King
Approved the Wood County Substitute List and all subsequent lists for the 2014 - 15 school year at $75 per day for teachers on an as needed basis and as approved by the Wood County Educational Service Center.
Approved an agreement with McManus, Dosen & Co. for services relating to Medicaid auditing as mandated by law, at an approximate cost of $2,900 each year for 2012 - 13 and 2013 - 14 school year.
Approved an agreement with Great Lakes Biomedical for drug and alcohol testing of students for the 2014 - 15 school year at an estimated cost of $6,000.
Approved Kara Parker, School Psychologist, as the District 504 Coordinator for the 2014 - 15 school year at no cost to the Board.
Approved Kara Parker, School Psychologist and Kristol King Special Education Supervisor as North Baltimore district representatives for special education services for the district for the 2014 - 15 school year at no additional to the board.
Approved an agreement with the Wood County Educational Service Center for services for the 2014 - 15 school year at an estimated cost of $983,646 (Idea Grant Funding $180,167 and ECE Expansion Grant $37,984 will pick up a portion of this amount)
Approved a service agreement with the Wood County Educational Service Center for two days per week for ATOD Services for the 2014 - 15 school year based on a cost of $6,968 to be paid from the general fund.
Approved an agreement with the Wood County Juvenile Detention Center for services provided for students in the JDC/JRC Program on an as needed basis for $64 per day. Long - Term for the Residential Program for $64 per day and the Alternative School Program for $45 per day for the 2014 - 15 school year.
Approved for 2014 - 15 school year the school bus routes as established with necessary adjustments made throughout the year.
Approved the North Baltimore Medical Office Doctors and Wood County Hospital Ready Works for bus driver and van certified drivers physicals for the 2014 - 15 school year.
Approved a five year agreement with the Village of North Baltimore for police and security protection for the North Baltimore Schools and events beginning August 1, 2010 through July 31, 2015 at an estimated cost based on previous years of $2,500 paid through the general fund. This contract will be renewed annually during the life of the contract based on certification of funds.
Approved the following exchange students to the North Baltimore School District for the 2014 - 15 school year with host family, Charlotte Powell:
Pichamon Imsuwan - Thailand
Lisa Rennau - Germany
Accepted the resignation of Christopher Snyder, MS/HS second shift custodian effective September 8, 2014.
Approved an agreement with NOACSC for the web development and hosting of the district website at a cost of $2,000 for the 2014 - 15 school year.
Approved an agreement with Transtar Electric for security monitoring for the 2014 - 15 school year at both Powell and the MS/HS Buildings at a cost of $456 for the year.
The next regular meeting of the North Baltimore Local Board of Education will be held on Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 6:00pm in the MS/HS Complex.