District/Board of Education
Woodmore Board of Education District Office
349 Rice St. P.O. Box 701
Elmore, Ohio 43416
Linda Bringman -- Superintendent Kevin Slates -- Treasurer
Barbara Hasenfratz - Board Office Secretary 419-862-1060 ext. 100
Elaine Bringman Dianne Kopp
Assistant Treasurer/Payroll Accounting Clerk
419-862-1060 ext 103 419-862-1060 ext 104
Steve Huss -- President
Grant Cummings -- Vice President
Julie Bowman -- Board Member
Michael DeStazio -- Board Member
Joe Liszak -- Board Member
The date for the regular board meetings are on the third Tuesday of each month. The meetings will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Library at the high school.
Please check the district calendar for any changes.
Summary of Board Meeting
Woodmore Local School District
349 Rice Street, P.O. Box 701, Elmore, Ohio 43416
Fax (419) 862-1951 Phone (419) 862-1060
Regular Board Meeting Summary
The Woodmore Local Board of Education held their regular meeting at the Woodmore Board Office on Wednesday, January 8, 2014 immediately following the 5:30 p.m. organizational meeting.
Minutes were approved for the December 9, 2013 regular meeting.
Recognition and Hearing of Visitors: January is School Board Appreciation Month and special recognition was given to Woodmore Board members in appreciation for their service as they continue to work with parents, area businesses, community organizations, and Woodmore staff in order to make decisions in the best interest of our district.
Discussion/Information: Property Valuations, Electric Service Agreement, Levy for a New Auditorium, New Building/Elementary Update, Jr. High/Special Education, and High School Updates
- The November Financial Report including Cash Reconciliation, Monthly Appropriations and Check Register was approved.
- The board approved a contract for the Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) update services.
- A resolution to enter into an Electric Service Agreement with the Village of Woodville was tabled until the next meeting.
Recommendations of the Superintendent:
- Approved a change in contract for:
Chelsey Delaney (Title I Teacher) – Effective 1/13/14 – Change from four to five days per week
- Employments for the 2013-14 school year:
Mentor/Mentee: Tammy Kissell (Mentor for Chelsea Delaney – Year 1)
Substitute Teachers: Nick Arndt, Jennifer Kigar, and Christy Kohl
Substitute Custodian: Richard Emch
Athletic Supplemental Positions 2013-14 S.Y.
Curtis Schlea Baseball – Assistant Coach
Ron Taylor Baseball – Volunteer Coach
Steve Ulinski Baseball – Volunteer Coach
Other Items of Business:
- Approved a request from high school principal, Mr. Kieper, for a 2 ½ hour late arrival schedule during OGT testing week of March10-14, 2014 provided students meet requirements. Students in the eleventh and twelfth grades who have passed the OGT will be allowed to arrive 2 ½ hours late.
During this week, the tenth grade students take the OGT test in the second floor classrooms from 7:40 – 10:10 a.m., along with those juniors and senior students still needing to pass one or more portions of the test.
Summary of the January 8, 2014 Regular Board Meeting
Ninth grade students will take practice OGT tests from 7:40 – 10:10 a.m. in the first floor classrooms, and seventh and eighth grade students will be practicing for the Ohio Achievement Assessments.
- The following fundraiser was approved/acknowledged for the 2013-14 school year:
- 1.Woodmore Choir Boosters – Cheese and Sausage Sale – February 12-24, 2014
The next regular Board of Education meeting will be held Tuesday, February, 18, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. in room 101 at the high school.
Organizational Meeting Summary
The Woodmore Local Schools Board of Education met on Monday, January 8th at 5:30 p.m. in the Woodmore Board Office for the 2014 calendar year Organizational Meeting.
New officers for 2014 were elected. Steve Huss was elected president and Grant Cummings was elected vice-president. The regular meeting dates, times and location were established for the third Tuesday of each month beginning at 6:30 P.M. at the High School.
Other standing authorizations were approved as follows:
Established a Board of Education Service Fund in the amount of $3,500.00
Established 2014 Records Commission for review and disposal of outdated records.
Treasurer to pay all invoices within the limits of the appropriations
Treasurer to post interest income to the respective accounts
Treasurer and Board of Education President to borrow funds for current operating expenses as needed, not to exceed the annual anticipated collection less previously encumbered funds
Treasurer to request advanced payment of collected taxes as they are available from the auditors of Sandusky and Ottawa Counties
Treasurer to invest district funds
Superintendent (or his/her designee) to apply for any and all federal and state programs, titles and grants or funds that are appropriate and/or applicable to the district
Superintendent and treasurer to issue and jointly sign purchase orders for current purchases as appropriated
Superintendent to employ personnel on a temporary basis as needed, with such employments to be presented for consideration at the next regular meeting of the Board of Education
Superintendent to approve attendance at professional and staff development meetings for all staff members
Authorized participation at the following professional meetings:
Local, district, state and national meetings for members of the Board of Education
Local, district, state and national meetings for the Treasurer
Local, district, state and national meetings for the Superintendent, including recruitment meetings
Local, district, state and national professional development for the principals, including recruitment meetings
The following committee, liaison, representatives/appointments for 2014 are:
Buildings, Grounds and Transportation Committee – Julie Bowman, Michael DeStazio,
Staff Committee – Grant Cummings, Joe Liszak
Finance Committee – Grant Cummings, Steve Huss
Instruction, Curriculum, and Technology Committee – Grant Cummings, Mike DeStazio
Policy Committee – Julie Bowman, Joe Liszak
Community Relations – Julie Bowman, Mike DeStazio
OSBA Legislative Liaison – Julie Bowman
OSBA Student Achievement Liaison – Joe Liszak
Penta Representative – Mike DeStazio
Athletic Council Representatives – Steve Huss