Regular Meeting
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
7:00 p.m.

The Lexington Board of Education met in regular session in the high school library at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

Mr. Robert Whitney, President, called the meeting to order. Roll was called by the Treasurer. 

Roll Call – Members present: Mr. Jeff Heck, Mr. Rob Schuster, Mr. Keith Stoner, Mrs. Sue Weirich, Mr. Robert Whitney -------5



                         Mr. Whitney welcomed visitors to the meeting.


46-17   Motion by made Mr. Heck, seconded by Mrs. Weirich to approve the following financial items:

1. The minutes from the June regular meeting were approved.

2. The monthly financial report for June 2017 was presented.

       Roll Call – Yea:  Mr. Heck, Mrs. Weirich, Mr. Schuster, Mr. Stoner, Mr. Whitney-----5

         Nay: None -------------------------------------------------------------------0 

      Motion adopted.  


47-17  Motion by Mr. Stoner, seconded by Mr. Schuster to approve the following:

Resignation: Approved the resignation of Aly Horn, high school vocal music teacher, choir director, spring musical director and auditorium stage manager, effective at the end of the 2016-2017 school year:

Employment: Approved the employment of:

Nathaniel Foote - Substitute teacher, 2017-18 school year

Peter Henkels - High School vocal music teacher, choir director, spring musical director and auditorium stage manager, effective August 18, 2017, one-year contract, step 0

Summer Lamp - Eastern, 4th grade, effective August 18, 2017, one-year contract, step 0

Ashton Cannon - Eastern, grade 6, one-year contract, effective August 18, 2017, step 1

Summer school teachers July 24 - August 10, 2017, with a stipend of $1,200

MIchelle Rastetter      Tina Parr

               Amy Richwine          Cara Pelphrey

Stephanie Saurers    Shelly Knapp

Trisha Kist               Annette Rush

Lynn Walters           Carla Pasheilich

Kim Earick               Heiden Eichorn

Diane Eifrid             Michelle Gilbert

Michael Schwechheimer        Cheryl Longnecker

Katie Rogers           Deb Ray

Cindy Shasky          Jana Rhoad

Lori Hoyt (sub)       Marsha Eldridge (sub)

Buddy Miller (Director)

Salary Adjustment: Approve the salary adjustment for Michelle Gilbert from ME +20 to ME +30


Resignation:  Accepted Sherri Johnston's resignation as educational aide at Eastern Elementary, effective January 12, 2018

Employment:  Approved the employment of the Sherri Johnston as high school attendance Secretary, effective January 16, 2018 for the remainder of the 2017-2018 school year.

Other Business:  

Tuition Student: Accepted Lilian Weeks as a continuing tuition student for the 2017-2018 school year, grade 9

Coaching Resignation:  Accepted the resignation of Mike Hamman as high school softball coach for the 2017-2018 school year

Coaching Recommendations: Approved the coaching recommendations for the 2017-2018 school year:

Mason Willeke - Assistant football coach

Connie Doutt - JV girls' basketball

Summer Lamp - JV volleyball

Dave Kaple - 8th grade football

Miek Wellin - Volunteer, junior high football

Handbooks:  Approved student handbooks for High School, Junior High, Eastern, Central, Western Elementary and Western pre-school fo rthe 2017-2018 school year.

Recommend the adoption of the resolution to request a waiver to not be required to provide career technical programs for grades 7 and 8.

Psychologist Services:  Approved the contract with Dr. Dennis Marikis for psychologist services for 2017-2018.

MOESC Contract: Approved the FY" 18 845 contract with MOESC

NCOCC Contract: Accepted the contract with NCOCC for the same technology services as previous years.

          Roll Call – Yea: Mr. Stoner, Mr. Schuster, Mr. Heck, Mrs. Weirich, Mr. Whitney----5

                            Nay: None -----------------------------------------------------0

             Motion adopted.  


48-17 Motion by Mr. Heck seconded by Mr. Stoner to adjourn.                                                7:12 p.m.       

             Roll Call – Yea:  Mr. Heck, Mr. Stoner, Mr. Schuster, Mrs. Weirich, Mr. Whitney----5

                               Nay: None ----------------------------------------------------------0

          Motion adopted.

Certificate Section 5705.412, Ohio Revised Code

It is hereby certified that the Lexington Local School District Board of Education, Richland County, Ohio, has sufficient funds to meet the contract agreement, obligation, payment or expenditure for the above, and has in effect for the remainder of the fiscal year and succeeding fiscal year the authorization to levy taxes which, when combined with the estimated revenue from all other sources available to the district at the time of certification, are sufficient to provide operating revenues necessary to enable the district to operate an adequate educational program on all days set forth in its adopted school calendar for the current fiscal year and for a number of days in the succeeding fiscal year equal to the number of days instruction was or is scheduled for the current fiscal year.                                                                               



Superintendent ____________________________