Board Meeting

District Administrative Office
Thursday, March 18 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

    1. Mission
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    The mission of the Big Walnut Local Schools is to inspire and guide each student to his or her maximum potential.


    2. Vision
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    In order to realize our mission, we will strive to achieve and maintain our vision of:

    • Student-focused, professional, collaborative staff
    • Student-focused, challenging and current curriculum
    • Supportive, involved and informed community
    • Safe, respectful and welcoming environment

    3. President
    Mr. Brad Schneider
    • Call to Order
    • Pledge of Allegiance 

    4. Roll Call
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    5. District Goals
    • Improve Academic Achievement
    • Promote Whole-Child Development
    • Optimize Capital & Human Resources
    • Demonstrate Financial Responsibility

    6. Minutes
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    6.1 21-047

    It is recommended the Board approve the minutes of February 11, 2021, regularly scheduled Board meeting.


    6.2 21-048

    It is recommended the Board approve the minutes of the February 18, 2021, regularly scheduled Board meeting.


    7. Superintendent's Report
    Mrs. Angie Hamberg

    7.1 District Goal: Improve Academic Achievement
    • Big Walnut Middle School Building Presentation - Mr. Josh Frame
    • Big Walnut Middle School CIP Update - Mr. Josh Frame
    • Curriculum Update - Mrs. Jen Young

    7.2 District Goals: Promote Whole-Child Development

    7.3 District Goal: Optimize Capital & Human Resources
    • Covid Update - Mr. Angie Hamberg
    • Turf Project - Mr. Brian Shelton
    • Construction Update - Mr. Doug Swartz
    • Human Resources - Mr. Mark Cooper

    8. Recognitions
    Mr. Brad Schneider
    • Addison Hamm, General Rosecrans Elementary Student of the Month - Mr. Steve Fujii
    • Molly Ralston, Big Walnut Middle School Student of the Month - Mr. Brad Schneider

    9. Treasurer's Report
    Mr. Jeremy Buskirk

    9.1 District Goal: Demonstrate Financial Responsibility
    • Monthly Financial Statement
    • Future Financial Planning

    10. Selected Board Policy
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    10.1 21-049
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    It is recommended the Board adopt the following policy revisions:

    • 6152 - Student Fees, Fines, and Charges 
    • 6325 - Procurement - Federal Grants/Funds

    11. Board Members Items of Interest
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    12. Public Participation
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    This is a meeting of the Board of Education in public for the purpose of conducting the School District's business and is not considered a public community meeting. This is a time for public participation during the meeting as indicated in the agenda. (Please reference criteria for Public Participation, which is attached to the agenda.)

    • BWEA

    13. Business Items

    13.1 21-050
    Mr. Doug Swartz

    It is recommended the Board approve the Resolution Approving Amendment to Commissioning Services Agreement with Brewer-Garret Company to Serve as Commissioning Agent for HVAC Equipment and BAS Systems for the New High School.

     


    13.2 21-051
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    It is recommended the Board approve the following donation:

    • $500 donated to BWFFA, donated by Sunbury Lion's Club (BWHS FFA Fund # 200-9330)
    • $500 + $136.57 in books donated to Elementary Diversity/Inclusivity Library, donated by Sherri Dorsch (District Support Fund # 018-9000

    14. Human Resources
    Mr. Mark Cooper

    14.1 21-052

    It is recommended the Board approve a two-year 260-day administrative contract for Ross Linscott, Director of Student Services, with an annual salary of $100,000, effective beginning August 1, 2021. 


    14.2 21-053

    It is recommended the Board approve a one-year limited certified contract, BA step 0, effective beginning February 9, 2021, for Megan Matheny to remain in effect through the completion of her current long-term assignment.


    14.3 21-054

    It is recommended the Board approve a balance of the year contract for the remainder of the 2020/2021 school year at the successful completion of the 90-day probationary contract for the attached.


    14.4 .

    It is recommended the Board approve the extension of the leave of absence for Gene Simpkins, BWHS Custodian, through April 15, 2021.


    14.5 .

    It is recommended the Board approve a leave of absence for Julia Blair, bus driver, beginning after half a day on March 10, 2021 and continuing through the end of the 2020/2021 school year.


    14.6 .

    It is recommended the Board approve the following athletic volunteers for the 2020/2021 school year:

    • Matt Bradley, BWMS Softball
    • Jeff Stanford, BWMS Baseball
    • Jeff Fuller, BWMS Baseball
    • Nate Thacker, BWHS baseball

    14.7 .

    It is recommended the Board approve the following revision, motion 21-042:

    • Lindsey DeLoss, BWMS track coach, revised from full contract to a .5 contract

     


    14.8 .

    It is recommended the Board approve the resignation of Abbey Thomas, BWHS science teacher, effective at the end of the 2020/2021 school year.


    15. Scheduling of Next Board Meeting
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    Regularly Scheduled Meetings:

                April 8, 2021
                7:30 am
                District Administrative Office
                              
                April 15, 2021       
                6:30 pm
                District Administrative Office      
    Streaming will be made available on the District website. Any Board meeting or Board member may be virtual at any time. 
       
     
                               


    16. Executive Session
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    16.1 21-055

    It is recommended the Board enter Executive Session to consider the employment/appointment of a public employee/official, to consider the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee, or student, to discuss details relative to the security arrangements and emergency response protocols for the Board of Education, and to discuss confidential information related to negotiations with other political subdivisions regarding requests for economic development assistance.


    17. 21-056 Adjourn
    Mr. Brad Schneider

    It is recommended the Board exit Executive Session and the meeting adjourns.


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