Larry Brown, who is currently employed by the Wauseon Exempted Village School District, has informed the Board of Education that he intends to retire, effective December 31, 2014, and that he desires to reemployed by the District subsequent to his retirement. As a result of this announcement, the Board issued the following notice during their regularly held noon Board meeting on Thursday, September 25:
“The Wauseon Exempted Village School District Board of Education hereby gives public notice in accordance with Ohio Revised Code 3307.353 that it will hold a public meeting to consider the reemployment of Mr. Larry C. Brown, superintendent, as superannuate to the same position for which Mr. Larry C. Brown will retire. The public meeting will occur on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at the Office of the Board of Education located at 126 S. Fulton Street, Wauseon, OH. The Board of Education provides this notice at least 60 days prior to the date that Mr. Larry Brown’s rehiring and certifies that the public meeting required pursuant to Ohio law shall take place between 15 and 30 days before the reemployment of Mr. Larry C. Brown as a superannuate. All interested persons are invited to attend”.
The Board also approved several financial and personnel issues during the meeting. Financial items included the adoption of the FY15 permanent appropriations and original budget for GASB 34 reporting; the approval of the modifications and supplemental modifications to the FY15 Certificate of Resources; and the authorization of “then and now” certificates for invoices from Custom Agri Systems, OEAP, and Speedy Sewers.
Personnel items approved included:
•A request for parental leave from Joe Allen, effective October 27, 2014 through November 25, 2015.
•Students Brandon Bernath and Bret Wisda as WHS sound and light workers for the 2014-15 school year.
•Students Derek Anderson, Sofia Barajas, Emily Bray, Sally Frank, DesaRae Hadley, Motoki Maxted, Raychel Ramos, and Miriam Triana as WHS athletic department workers for the 2104-15 school year.
• Students Patience Bachman, Emily Bray, Alexys Carteaux, Kasey Darnell, Sydney Dranell, Kierra Fountain, Cody Fry, Alexis Meyer, Kate Precht, Raychel Ramos, Nick Dilworth, Jenna Rhodes, Courtney Roberts, Abby Schmunk, Austin Schuette, Jordan Sloan, Ashley Smith, Audrey Thacker, Mac Warncke, Claudia Weber, and Lexi Witt as pool workers for the 2014-15 school year.
• Donna Belles, Catherine Brubaker, Peggy Christman, Sue Coll, Warren Dailey, Carrie Dobaczewski, Judy Echler, Julia Kling, Amy Kovar, Jean LaFountain, Michael Parker, Karen Rees, Phyllis Schecklehoff, Jessica Schultz, Jill Shehorn, Samantha Sherman, Ron Shipley, Rachel Smith, and Lisa Torres as Classified Substitutes for the 2014-15 school year.
Additionally the Board approved an overnight field trip for the Wauseon FFA to attend the FFA Greenhand Camp in Carrollton, Ohio; entered into a one year agreement with E-Rate Connection for the 2015-16 Federal E-Rate Program application as presented; and authorized the Superintendent to enter into a purchase agreement with Cardinal Bluebird for an 84 passenger transit bus in the amount of $90,094.
The Board entered into executive session with no further action being taken. The next regular meeting of the Wauseon Board of Education will be held on Monday, October 13 at 5:30 PM at the Board of Education Office.