Hudson School Board to vote on pay raises for administrators

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The Hudson Board of Education will vote on 2 percent pay raises for administrators and non-union employees Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in the high school media.

Among 20 administrators scheduled to receive raises, Superintendent Steve Farnsworth is scheduled to receive a 2 percent wage increase to $141,831. Two other administrators are schedule to receive one-time pay adjustments, but the agenda doesn't specify the amount of the adjustments.

The list of administrators and new salaries is in the agenda, which follows:

Hudson City School District

Hudson, Ohio

Board of Education

Regular Meeting

January 28, 2013

7:00 P.M.

I. Opening of the Meeting - Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Roll Call

Mr. DiMauro _____

Mrs. Engelman _____

Mr. Field _____

Mr. Mushock _____

Mr. Zuro _____

IV. Student Representative - Mr. Ben Tiemann

V. Commendations

 School Board Recognition Month

VI. Educational Focus

 Kindergarten Update - Mrs. Doreen Osmun, Director of Curriculum

and Instruction and Mr. Phillip Herman, Assistant Superintendent

 Compensation Presentation - Mr. Steven DiMauro, Vice President,

Board of Education and Mr. Phillip Herman, Assistant Superintendent

VII. Public Comments Concerning Agenda Items

VIII. Consent Agenda Treasurer - Mrs. Kathryn Sines

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approve the following items:

A. Purchase Orders

PO Name Amount Reason

13002596 Summit County ESC $17,099.28 Invoice predates PO

13002066 Summit County ESC $6,063.46 Invoice predates PO

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____,

Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____

IX. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Treasurer - Mrs. Kathryn Sines

A. Approval of Minutes

Be It Resolved That: The minutes of the regular meeting of December 17, 2012,

the special meeting of January 3, 2013, and the organizational meeting of January

10, 2013 be approved.

B. Financial Report

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approves the December 2012 financial report.

C. ETPI (Education Tax Policy Institute)

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approve the renewal of ETPI (Education Tax Policy Institute) consulting service

for 2013, in the amount of $1,500.00. No increase from last year.

D. Confidential Agreement

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson Board of Education enters into a confidential

agreement for the provision of a student's partial medical expenses.

E. Gifts and Grants

1. $1,000.00 - New Dimensions Program - Mr. & Mrs. Richard Schultz, 2073 E.

Highgate Court, Hudson, OH 44236.

2. $600.00 - New Dimensions Program - The New Dimensions Fund, 2073 E.

Highgate Court, Hudson, 44236.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____,

Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____

X. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Board of Education

A. Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education adopt

the Hudson City School District Compensation Strategy and Guidelines,

Administrator Salary Structure, and Non-represented Staff Salary Structure as

initiated by the Board. In addition, the Superintendent shall continue to provide

for ongoing review of the compensation program as needed to keep the

Compensation Strategy and Guidelines and salary structures current with new

laws and board policies and to meet the employment needs of the district.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____,

Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____

B. Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approve the administrator salaries, retroactive to the beginning of the current

contract year as presented. The proposed salaries represent a 2% wage

increase:

1. Farnsworth, Steven $141,831

2. Sines, Kathryn $106,080

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____,

Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____

XI. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Superintendent - Mr. Steve

Farnsworth

A. Textbook Preview Night, February 25, 2013, 5:00 - 7:00 PM Hudson High

School Media Center

B. Keep Hudson Safe Initiative

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

endorses the "Keep Hudson Safe Initiative" and encourages attendance at the

community forum/discussion, which will be held in the Hudson High School

Media Center on Thursday, February 7 at 7:00 PM. School Officials, City

Council, safety forces and mental health professionals will come together to

provide knowledge of current efforts and to discuss possible additional measures

to ensure the safety of our community.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____,

Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____

C. Administrative and Non-represented Personnel

1. Be It Resolved That: In accordance with the Hudson City School District

Compensation Strategy and Guidelines, the Hudson City School District

Board of Education adopt the following one-time adjustments as part of the

initial implementation of the administrator and non-represented staff

compensation programs and approve the administrator and non-represented

salaries, retroactive to the beginning of the current contract year as presented:

Administrative Salaries

Osmun, Doreen $114,036

Sheatzley, Sheryl $65,389

Non-represented Salaries

Ciborek, Kimberly $38,250

Ersing, William $42,075

Howiler, Susan $38,250

Miller, Linda $51,637

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____,

Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____

2. Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education

approve the administrator and non-represented salaries and stipends,

retroactive to the beginning of the current contract year as presented. Further,

the Board designates that the proposed salaries and stipends apply only to

current employees and represent a 2% wage increase; however, stipend

amounts shall not be added to an employee's annual salary:

Administrative Salaries

Aungst, Grant $88,166

Cluse, Derek $99,417

Cockley, Kimberly $91,982

DiLauro, Charles $104,606

Ebersole, Raymond $98,126

Filomena, Jennifer $93,840

Herman, Phillip $120,084

Hunt, Lisa $96,589

Kempf, Kelly $108,138

Leventhal, Mark $105,000

Milcetich, Paul $87,444

Morris, Jeffrey $85,729

Pisanick, Maureen $26,076

Speakman, Elaine $60,749

Thorn, Timothy $89,061

Weber, Karen $97,674

Wilson, Andrew $96,589

Wininger, Natalie $87,444

Administrative Stipends

Finley, Elizabeth $1,835

Leventhal, Mark $237

Schilling, Charles $1,773

Weber, Karen $289

Wilch, Brian $1,727

Non-represented Salaries

Betro, Sherry $42,681

Bokal, Bobbie $41,491

Boliantz, Cheryl $55,597

Braho, Laura $36,539

Davis, Matthew $50,143

DeMarco, Margaret $46,147

Gaietto, Lisa $41,642

Lund, Ted $77,556

Merritt, Jennifer $39,152

Probst, Susan $32,200

Riedel, Rebekah $40,699

Rudzitis, Diane $27,192

Slopnick, Monica $38,067

Toma, Vicki $66,958

Wilfong, Thomas $39,780

Windham, Susan $40,640

Non-represented Stipends

Devlin, Marion $1,138

Motion

Second

Vote: Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____,

Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____

D. Certified Personnel

Be It Resolved That: Upon the recommendation of the Hudson City School

District Superintendent, the following personnel actions be approved contingent

upon all certification/licensure requirements being met.

1. Employment - Substitutes - Hours as Needed - 2012-13 School Year

a. Chadsey, Mary Kate Approved sub rate Ef. 1-11-13

b. Cybulski, Kathleen Approved sub rate Ef. 1-14-13

c. Smith, Gregory Approved sub rate Ef. 1-11-13

2. Employment-Home Instruction and Tutoring -2012-13 Schl Yr-Hrs as Needed

a. Campbell, Jennifer $27.48/hr Ef. 11-26-12

b. Schuch, Joseph $27.48/hr Ef. 10-17-12

3. Employment - After School Reading Teachers - Federal Grant Ef. 1-29-13

Lump Sum - $1,400 each

Antes, M. Jennifer

Armbruster, Patricia

Brockway, John

Caine, Mary

Carter, Michelle

Hall, Katherine

Killingsworth, Lisa

Nederostek, Kathryn

Oshaben, Jennifer

Quinn, Deanna

Spetrino, Lynn

Truex, Denise

4. Employment - After School Reading Subs - Federal Grant Ef. 1-29-13

DiPaola, Mary Beth NTE 10 hrs $31.85

Miller, Cynthia NTE 10 hrs $31.85

Wilkins, Laurie NTE 10 hrs $25.47

5. Employment - Student Teacher Stipend - 2012-13 School Year - Funded by

Kent State University

Bullock, Patricia 4 weeks $87.00

Bullock, Patricia 6 weeks $130.00

Conn, Laura 15 weeks $324.00

Davis, Jamie 6 weeks $130.00

Ersoff, Naomi 16 weeks $345.00

Fournier, Ernest 6 weeks $130.00

Lewis, Kathleen 15 weeks $324.00

Matchinga, Kathleen 15 weeks $324.00

Pasquerilla, Rachel 16 weeks $345.00

Payne, Michael 3 weeks $65.00

Sires, Martin 3 weeks $65.00

Stump, Theresa 6 weeks $130.00

VanderSchie, Steve 6 weeks $130.00

Wentz, Karen 15 weeks $324.00

6. Employment - Student Teacher Stipend - 2012-13 School Year - Funded by

University of Akron

Cifranic, Holly 8 weeks $138.00

Martin, Mallory 16 weeks $276.00

Mitchell, Joya 8 weeks $138.00

Smith, Carol 8 weeks $138.00

Toth, Laura 8 weeks $138.00

E. Support Personnel

Be It Resolved That: Upon the recommendation of the Hudson City School

District Superintendent, the following personnel actions be approved.

1. Employment

a. Mazur, Lynn - Secretary/Guidance, Middle School, Class 6.0, Step 0,

$14.00 hrly, 7.5 dly hrs, 213 day assign Ef. 1-14-13

b. Allen, Meredith - Educ Aide/Lunch, Class 11.05, Step 0, $12.69 hrly,

2.5 dly hrs, 188 day assign Ef. 1-17-13

2. Employment - Community Ed & Recreation

Johanson, Michael Rugby Volunteer Ef. 1-15-13

Perella, Dan Rugby Volunteer Ef. 1-15-13

3. Employment - Substitutes

a. Braho, Gazmir Approved sub rates Ef. 1-11-13

b. Cinadr, Elizabeth Approved sub rates Ef. 1-18-13

c. Kakias, Michael Approved sub rates Ef. 1-14-13

d. Kurtz, Jeffrey Approved sub rates Ef. 11-14-12

e. Lyle, Robert Approved sub rates Ef. 1-7-13

f. Strachan, Debra Approved sub rates Ef. 1-8-13

g. Wilcox, Jennifer Approved sub rates Ef. 11-16-12

F. Extracurricular/Supplemental

Be It Resolved That: Upon the recommendation of the Hudson City School

District Superintendent, the following personnel actions be approved.

1. Employment - Athletic - Certified

a. Doty, Leo MS Track G Ast 7.8% $3052 Ef. 3-11-13

b. Jendrisak, Rochelle MS Track G Head 10.4% $4069 Ef. 3-11-13

c. Schmidt, Michael HS Track G Head 11% $4304 Ef. 3-11-13

d. Sires, Marty HS Track B Ast 8.8% $3443 Ef. 3-11-13

2. Employment-Athletic - Classified

a. Cinadr, Beth HS Softball Head 11% $4304 Ef. 2-25-13

b. Reardon, Chris HS Lax B Ast Volunteer Ef. 3-11-13

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____,

Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____

G. Kindergarten Tuition

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education offer

a tuition-based, all-day kindergarten program at a tuition rate of $3,400 per

student per year unless otherwise modified by future Board action.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____,

Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____

XII. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Business Manager - Mr. Derek Cluse

A. Ohio Schools Council Cooperative advertising and receiving bids for

school bus purchases

WHEREAS, the Hudson City School District Board of Education may advertise

and receive bids for the purchase of school buses. The 2013-14 Cooperative

School Bus Purchasing Program fee is $325.

Therefore, Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of

Education hereby authorizes the Ohio Schools Council to advertise and receive

bids on behalf of said Board as per the specification and quantities to be

submitted by the district's business manager. This Board agrees to pay $325 to

the Ohio Schools Council for school district membership as a service fee for this

purpose.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____,

Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____

XIII. Unfinished Business

XIV. Public Comments Concerning Non-Agenda Items

XV. New Business

A. Regular Meetings

Monday, February 11, 2013 7:00 PM - High School Media Center

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 7:00 PM - High School Media Center

B. Special Meeting - Board Work Session

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 4:00 PM - High School Room C214

C. Board Coffees

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 7:00 - 8:30 PM Caribou Coffee

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 8:00 - 9:30 AM Starbucks

XVI. Executive Session

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education convene

to an executive session per ORC 121.22 to consider the employment of public

employees.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mr. DiMauro_____, Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____,

Mr. Mushock_____, Mr. Zuro_____

XVII. Adjournment

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education Meeting

be adjourned.

Motion

Second

Vote: Mrs. Engelman_____, Mr. Field_____, Mr. Mushock_____,

Mr. Zuro_____, Mr. DiMauro_____

Time Adjourned______

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