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October 24, 2011 at 7:00 PM - Regular Meeting

Agenda
I. Call to Order
II. Pledge of Allegiance
III. Roll Call
IV. Establishment of Quorum
V. Approval of Agenda
VI. Introduction of Guests
VII. Public Comments
VIII. Consent Agenda
VIII.a. Minutes of the September 26, 2011, Board of Education Regular Monthly Meeting
VIII.b. Minutes of the October 17, 2011, Policy and Communications Committee Meeting
VIII.c. School Activity Accounts
VIII.d. Transportation Activity Account
VIII.e. Approval of the Bills
VIII.f. September 2011 Treasurer's Report
IX. Presentation(s) from the Floor
IX.a. Recognition of Fremont Principals - Vice President Gustafson
X. Superintendent/Board Reports
X.a. Superintendent's Report - Dr. Gildea
X.b. Finance/Facility Committee - David Natzke, Sandy Bickley, Co-Chairs
X.c. Policy and Communications Committee, Teri Herchenbach, Chair
X.d. Handbook Committee - Teri Herchenbach/Kim Hansen, Board Representatives
X.e. Insurance Committee - Glen Gustafson, Board Representative
X.f. Beautification Committee, Jason Bonds, Chair
X.g. PTO Report, Sandy Bickley, Board Representative
X.h. Fremont Education Foundation - Kim Hansen, Board Representative
XI. Monthly Financial Report - Mr. Tanner
Updated cash flow projections for the three operating funds, education, operations and maintenance, and transportation, through September 30, 2011, will be presented.  A performance report on district investments, real estate tax collections, and impact fee collections for September will be reviewed.
XII. Unfinished Business
XII.a. There is no Unfinished Business.
XIII. New Business
XIII.a. Presentation of Mutual Termination Agreement – Mr. Tanner         
Mr. Tanner will present an agreement that will terminate the impact fee agreement currently in place on a 4-lot piece of property located within the district.  Due to foreclosure, there are no plans to develop the property. 
XIII.b. Recommendation to Approve PERA Committee Administrative Representatives
Dr. Jill Gildea will review administrators recommended for appointment to this professional evaluation committee.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at this meeting.
XIII.c. Amendment to Medline Industries Tax Abatement Agreement – Dr. Gildea
An amendment that clearly defines the tax abatement schedule will be presented and recommended for approval by the administration.  It is expected that the board will vote on approval at this meeting.  
XIII.d. Presentation of New or Revised Board Policies for a First Reading – Dr. Gildea
The following new and revised policies will be presented for a first reading: School District Organization #1:10 – School District Legal Status, #1:20 - District Organization, Operations, and Cooperative Agreements, and #1:30 – School District Philosophy; School Board #2:10 – School District Governance and #2:130 - Board-Superintendent Relationship; General School Administration #3:10 - Goals and Objectives, #3:30 – Chain of Command, and #3:70 - Succession of Authority; General Personnel #5:125 Personal Technology and Social Media: Usage and Conduct, #5:125-E – Exhibit-Employee Receipt of Board Policy on Personal Technology and Social Media, and #5:170 Copyright. Policies #2:130, #3:30, and #5:170 have no changes.  Policies have been reviewed by the Policy & Communications Committee and will be presented for a second reading and recommended adoption at next month’s meeting. Attached are the suggested revised policies.  
XIV. Personnel - Dr. Gildea
The administration will recommend the following personnel items for board approval:
XIV.a. Accept the retirement of Jan Smith, intermediate school learning resource teacher, effective at the end of the 2014-2015 school year;    
XIV.b. Approve an FMLA/medical leave for Laura Parduhn, intermediate school paraprofessional from approximately October 14, 2011, through October 21, 2011;  
XIV.c. Approve an FMLA/maternity leave of absence for Tiffany Martinelli, kindergarten teacher from approximately January 13, 2012, through March 26, 2012;
XIV.d. Approve an FMLA/maternity leave of absence for Tracy Goldman, kindergarten teacher from approximately February 10, 2012, through the end of the 2011-2012 school year;
XIV.e. Approve an FMLA/maternity leave of absence for Lisa Bonner, first grade loop teacher from approximately April 2, 2012, through the end of the 2011-2012 school year;
XIV.f. Approve an FMLA/maternity leave of absence for Melissa Duitsman, first grade teacher from approximately April 25, 2012, through the end of the 2011-2012 school year;
XIV.g. Hire the following for the elementary school extra duty positions for the 2011-2012 school year: Bus Duty:  Barb Dennee, Tiffany Martinelli, Rachel Glogovsky, Dianna Larson, and Nicole Ondrako:  Club Sponsors: Kristin Dvorak, Book Club; Verna Fersch, Book Club; Jessica Butera, Drama Club; Verna Fersch, Drama Club; Dianna Larson, Science Club; Verna Fersch, Science Club; Dianna Larson, Spanish Club; and John Sents, Spanish Club.
XIV.h. Hire the following for the intermediate school extra duty positions for the 2011-2012 school year: Bus Duty:  Carla Tulley, Elena Dulek, Donele Sizemore, and Lauren Reddish; Amy Herchenbach and Jacqueline Park, fifth grade lunchroom supervisors; Club Sponsors:  Jacqueline Park, Student Council; Amy Herchenbach, Character Counts; Susan Wittenkeller, Character Counts; Brenda Baldassano, Character Counts; Dana Harvey, Choir; Kelly Swanson, Spanish Club; Dawn Heath Art Club and Drawing Club; Sherry McAndrews and Jacqueline Park, fifth grade Homework Club co-sponsors; Lauren Reddish and Kelly Swanson, fourth grade Homework Club; and Corey Sciutto, intramurals.
XIV.i. Hire Megan Shewan as a middle school, special education paraprofessional for the 20011-2012 school year, effective October 5, 2011. 
XV. Information Items
XV.a. Review ISAT Scores/2011 School Report Card - Dr. Coglianese
XV.b. Correspondence
XV.c. Calendar Items - Vice President Gustafson
XVI. Public Comments
XVII. Announcements
XVIII. Adjournment
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