Special Meeting

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


The Lexington Board of Education met in regular session in the Robert H. Whitney Board of Education Meeting Room on Tuesday, July 28, 2020.  Mr. Robert Whitney, President, called the meeting to order. Roll was called by the Treasurer.

Roll Call – Members present: Mr. Keith Stoner, Dr. Martin Gottsdchling, Mr. Dave Roberts, Mr. Rob Schuster, Mr. Robert Whitney --- 5



Mr. Whitney welcome visitors to the meeting and asked if any visitors would like to be recognized to address the Board.

Presentation by TDA and Shook Contruction: Representatives from TDA and Shook Construction provided the Board with an update on design of the 7-12 building as well as the early site package for the movement of the athletic fields. TDA and Shook review the current external and internal layout of the 7-12 building with the Board and also provided examples of internal rendering sof what some of the spaces might look like.  TDA and Shook also reviewed with the Board results of bids related to the early site package and provided recommendations to the Board based on the results of the bids. 


43-20 Motion by Mr. Schuster, seconded by Mr. Stoner, to enter into executive session to consider the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion, or compensation of a public employee or official, or the investigation of charges or complaints against a public employee, official, licensee, or regulated individual unless the public employee, official, licensee or regulated individual requests a public hearing and negotiations.

Roll Call – Yea:   Mr. Roberts, Mr. Stoner, Dr. Gottschling, Mr. Schuster, Mr. Whitney----5

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

Motion adopted.

Time entered: 7:41 p.m.

Returned to regular sesson: 8:07 p.m.


44-20 Motion by Mr. Stoner, seconded by Mr. Roberts, toapprove the following recommendations

Coaching Recommendations: Approved the following coaching recommendations for the 2020-2021 fall season

   Hayley Davis -  JV high school volleyball

                            Zack Collins - Varsity assistant football          

                           Gordie German  - JV boys’ golf

                           Tricia Brown - Junior High (7th grade) volleyball

                           Laila Blackwell - Junior High cheer

                           Herb Harkness - Junior High football

                           Scott Merrick - Freshman football

                           Melissa Fittante - Volunteer varsity volleyball

                           Tim Scheid - Varsity football

                           Ryan Ball -Varsity assistant football

                            Jeff Strickler - Varsity assistant football

                            Jeff Soliday - Varsity assistant football

                            Dave Kaple - Varsity assistant football

                            Mike Wellin - Volunteer football                                           

                            Ryan Knuckles - Volunteer football

                            Jeff Meyer - Junior High football

                            Mark Hoover - Junior High football

                            Vincent Sansalone - Junior High football

                            Greg Smith - Varsity boys’ golf

Mike Kathrein - Varsity girls' golf

Kevin Morrow - JV girls' golf

Pete Them - Varsity boys' soccer

Scott Potter - JV boys' soccer

Chris Parker - Volunteer boys' soccer

Buck Morton - Varsity girls' soccer

Alyssa McCready - JV girls' soccer

Ron Schaub - Varsity girls' tennis

Ron Michels - Volunteer girls' tennis

Denise Benson - Varsity cross country

Anne Petrie - JV girls' cross country

Austin Javurek - JV boys' cross country

Jake Shramko - Volunteer cross country

Ralph Baker - Junior High cross country

Allie Hostetler - Volunteer Junior High cross country

Michelle Smith - Junior High (8th grade) volleyball

Misty Taylor - Varsity cheerleading

Alicia Bailey - Freshman cheerleading

Emily Patterson - Weight/Strength (August - October

Supplemental Recommendations:  - Approved the following for supplemental positions:

Zak Wilkins - Marching Band Director

Rick Ruth - Assistant Marching Band

Kay Heweston - Assistant Marching Band

Jeff Evans - Volunteer Assistan  Marching Band

Allison Williams - Color Guard

Tuition Students: Approved the following tuition students for the 2020-2021 school year:

Bronson Brown - Continuing, grade 4, Eastern

Bronson Brown - New, kindergarten, Western

Learning Plan: Discontinue to Blended Learning Model and accept the Remote Learning Plan per ODE for the 2020-2021 schoolyear.

Early Site Package Resolution:   Approved the Resolution Approving the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for Lexington New 7-12 School Early Site Packages and Authorizing the Superintendent and Treasurer to Sign the Guaranteed Maximum Price Amendment Form.

Roll Call – Yea:   Mr. Stoner, Mr. Schuster, Dr. Gottschling, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Whitney ----5

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

                  Motion adopted


45-20 Motion by Mr. Schuster, seconded by Dr. Gottschling, to adjourn.           8:11 p.m.  

Roll Call – Yea:   Mr.Stoner, Mr. Schuster, Dr. Gottschling, Mr. Roberts, 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 ____________________________