HUDSON AREA SCHOOLS
BOARD OF EDUCATION
REGULAR MEETING
November 14, 2016
6:00 p.m.
Media Center, Hudson High School
ROLL CALL
President Wes Rowan called the regular meeting of the Hudson Area Schools Board of Education to order at 6:06 p.m. Roll call showed Bills, Enerson, Evenson, Rowan and Rupnow present. Price and Reamsnyder were absent. Others in attendance included school administration, school staff and community members.
 
SET AGENDA
Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Evenson to set the agenda as presented. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
PUBLIC COMMENT– None
 
PRESENTATION:Prosthetic Hand Project - Students from Mrs. Jennifer Mason's CSI class presented information on the Prosthetic Hand Project they have been working on during first trimester.
 
STUDENT OF THE MONTH - October 2016:Students were presented with a certificate and a plaque.
Elementary:Triston Smalt, 5th Grade, Mrs. Kopin
Middle School:Brendan Akers, 6th Grade, Mr. Horwath
High School:Liberty Esterline, 9th Grade, Mr. Beal
CSI:Josh Gwinner, 12th Grade, Mr. Hoard
 
PRESENTATION: Educational Topic: MHSAA Update - Jeremy Beal, Athletic Director, presented new information regarding athletic eligibility and legislative updates to Board members.
REPORTS
  1. Superintendent
  2. Lincoln Elementary Principal
  3. MS/HS Principal
  4. Athletic Director
  5. Business Manager
  6. Program Manager
CONSENT AGENDA
Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Bills to approve the items listed on the Consent Agenda as presented.
  1. Minutes of Regular Meeting October 10, 2016
  2. Minutes of the Board Retreat November 7, 2016
  3. Financial Reports
YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
PERSONNEL & STAFFING
Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Bills to approve the Personnel and Staffing recommendations as presented.
 
Year 5 Probationary Status: Jeanne Doyel, Elementary Special Ed Teacher
Melissa Westgate, Elementary Teacher
 
 
Hiring: Debbie Payne,Title I Intervention Specialist
Tina Perin, Special Ed Elementary Aide
Karter Clark, Volunteer MS Boy's Basketball Coach
 
Leave of Absence:FMLA Request
 
YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
OLD BUSINESS
  1. CR Motors Donation:Motion was made by Bills and supported by Evenson to accept the donation of the use of a vehicle for transportation to the IMTS Conference in Chicago and thank them for their generosity. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
  2. Toledo Community Foundation Donation:Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Rupnow to approve the donation from the Toledo Community Foundation and express our sincere thanks. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
  3. School Wellness Policy Annual Board Approval: Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Bills to approve the School Wellness Policy as presented. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
  4. Neola Policy Updates:Motion was made by Rupnow and supported by Bills to approve the Neola Policy Updates and Administrative Guidelines as presented. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
NEW BUSINESS
  1. 4th Grade Camp:1st reading.
  2. Fanuc Robotics High School Course:1st reading.
  3. Briskey Donation:Motion was made by Rupnow and supported by Enerson to waive the first reading to accept the donation from Rob Briskey for his time, labor and the materials for repairing the visitor drive at Thompson's Field and for the financial sponsorship to the CSI program to design and build a go-cart for marketing purposes and thank him for his generosity. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Evenson to accept the donation from Rob Briskey for his time, labor and the materials for repairing the visitor drive at Thompson's Field and thank him for his generosity. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
  4. Rupp Donation:Motion was made by Rupnow and supported by Evenson to waive the first reading to accept the donation from Randy Rupp of speakers and thank him for his generosity. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Evenson to accept the donation from Randy Rupp of speakers and thank him for his generosity. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
CLOSED SESSION - For the purpose of Superintendent's Evaluation and Negotiations
Motion was made by Rupnow and supported by Enerson that the Board meet in closed session pursuant to the Open Meetings Act Section 8 (1) for the purpose of Superintendent Evaluation and Section 8 (2) for the purpose of negotiations at 7:47 p.m. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion was made by Bills and supported by Rupnow that the Board return to regular session at 8:40 p.m. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
OPEN DISCUSSION – BOARD
Board members expressed their appreciation for the presentation from the Athletic Director and to the elementary staff for the Veteran's Day Assembly.
 
ADJOURNMENT
Motion was made by Bills and supported by Rupnow to adjourn the meeting at 9:00p.m. YES-5, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
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Marsha Evenson, Board Secretary