HUDSON AREA SCHOOLS
BOARD OF EDUCATION

REGULAR MEETING

February 13, 2017
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 6:03 p.m. Roll call showed Bills, Enerson, Evenson, Rowan and Rupnow present. Evenson, Pogoreski and Reamsnyder were absent. Others in attendance included school administration, staff, students and community members.
 
SET AGENDA
Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Bills to set the agenda as presented. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously
 
PUBLIC COMMENT– None
 
STUDENT OF THE MONTH - January 2017:Students were presented with a certificate and a plaque.
Elementary:Michael Sandy, 5th Grade, Mrs. Kopin
Middle School:Chase Edmonson, 8th Grade, Mrs. Ladd
High School:Iasaha Double, 9th Grade, Mrs. Ladd
CSI: Mason Mitchell, 11th Grade, Mr. Hoard
 
PRESENTATION:Counselor Appreciation - Mrs. Karen Cheney, HS/MS Counselor & Mrs. Nicole Cheney, Elementary Counselor - Students spoke on behalf of their building counselors and Michael Osborne, Superintendent, presented a proclamation regarding school counselors and certificates of appreciation.
 
PRESENTATION:Deo Family Memorial Donation - Facilitated by Jeremy Beal, Athletic Director - The Deo family (Bill Deo, Lisa Deo, Beth Deo and Leann Gaydosh) presented donations to the Football and Wrestling programs in memory of their parents.
 
EDUCATIONAL TOPIC:Alternative High School Update- Lance Horwath, Principal, provided the Board with information regarding the Alternative High School.
 

REPORTS

  1. Superintendent
  2. Lincoln Elementary Principal
  3. MS/HS/Alt HS Principal
  4. Athletic Director
  5. Business Manager
  6. Program Manager
 

CONSENT AGENDA

Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Rupnow to approve the items listed on the Consent Agenda as presented.
  1. Minutes of Organizational Meeting January 9, 2017
  2. Minutes of Regular Meeting January 9, 2017
  3. Minutes of the Board Retreat February 6, 2107
  4. Minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting February 10 , 2017
  5. Donations: Deo Family Memorial Donation, Dave Siler Donation
  6. Financial Reports
YES-4, 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:
Hiring: Roger Poling, Custodian
Danielle Yielding, Elementary Special Education Aide
Stephanie Arredondo, JV Softball Coach
Sarah Clark, Middle School Girls Track Coach
 
Resigning: Paul Merillat, JV Softball Coach
 
Leave of Absence: Dawn Fournier, Bus Driver
 
YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
OLD BUSINESS
None
 
NEW BUSINESS
  1. Budget Amendment: General Fund: Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Rupnow to waive the first reading to approve the 2016-2017 Amendment Budget Resolution as presented with General Fund Revenues of $9,945,483 and General Fund expenditures of $9,879,294 for an excess of $66,189. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion was made by Bills and supported by Rupnow to approve the 2016-2017 Amendment Budget Resolution as presented with General Fund Revenues of $9,945,483 and General Fund expenditures of $9,879,294 for an excess of $66,189. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
Athletic:Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Rupnow to waive the first reading to approve the 2016-2017 Amendment Budget Resolution as presented with Athletic Fund Revenues of $275,371 and Athletic Fund expenditures of $245,506 for an excess of $29,865. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion was made by Bills and supported by Rupnow to approve the 2016-2017 Amendment Budget Resolution as presented with Athletic Fund Revenues of $275,371 and Athletic Fund expenditures of $245,506 for an excess of $29,865. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
  1. Alternative Education Program: Motion was made by Bills and supported by Rupnow to waive the first reading to approve the expansion of the Hudson Alternative Education program and assign Mr. Horwath to serve as the Alternative High School/CSI Principal. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion was made by Rupnow and supported by Bills to approve the expansion of the Hudson Alternative Education program and assign Mr. Horwath to serve as the Alternative High School/CSI Principal. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
  2. Middle College: TECH 5 and Branch Model: Motion was made by Rupnow and supported by Bills to waive the first reading to approve JCC/LISD Academy: A Regional Middle College Branch Program and the TECH 5 Early/Middle College 5-year program as presented. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion was made by Rupnow and supported by Enerson to approve JCC/LISD Academy: A Regional Middle College Branch Program and the TECH 5 Early/Middle College 5-year program as presented. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
 
OPEN DISCUSSION – BOARD
Board members thanked the school counselors for their service to the school, the Deo family for their generosity, and congratulated the district on all the good things going on in our schools.
 
CLOSED SESSION - For the purpose of Superintendent Evaluation
Motion made by Bills 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 at 7:40 p.m. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously. Motion by Bills and supported by Enerson that the Board end closed session and return to regular session at 8:15 p.m. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously
 
ADJOURNMENT
Motion was made by Enerson and supported by Bills to adjourn the meeting at 8:16 p.m. YES-4, NO-0: Motion passed unanimously.
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Wes Rowan, Board President