Hudson School Board to vote on new three-year contract for superintendent

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The Hudson Schools Board of Education will vote on a new three-year contract for Superintendent Steve Farnsworth Feb. 11 at 7 p.m. in the Hudson High School media center.

Farnsworth will earn $141,841 annually through the life of the contract ,which runs from Aug. 1, 2013, to July 31, 2016.

Farnsworth's current three-year contract, which pays him an annual salary of $139,050, expires July 31.

The Board approved a 2 percent increase Jan. 28 under new a salary structure.

Farnsworth has been with the district since 2007.

The agenda follows

I. Opening of the Meeting - Call to Order

II. Pledge of Allegiance

III. Roll Call

IV. Commendations

Scholastic Art Awards

Ohio Technology and Engineering Educators Association High School

Program Excellence Award - Scott Stonestreet, high school industrial technology teacher

V. Educational Focus

Student Information Systems - Phillip Herman, assistant superintendent, Doreen Osmun, director of curriculum and instruction and Kathryn Sines, treasurer

VI. Public Comments Concerning Agenda Items

VII. Student Representative - Mr. Ben Tiemann

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

A. Financial Report

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education approve the January 2013 financial report.

B. Minutes

Be It Resolved That: The minutes of the regular meeting of January 28, 2013 be approved.

C. Gifts and Grants

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District accept the following:

1. $157.50 - Airdyne Bike - High School Weight Room - Mr./ Mrs. Robert Lindner, 200 Laurel Lake Drive, Apt. #143 W, Hudson, OH 44236.

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

Superintendent Contract

A. Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education employ Steven Farnsworth as Superintendent, for a new term commencing on

August 1, 2013, and ending on July 31, 2016, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the written contract of employment.

X. 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. Hudson Safety Initiative Community Forum

C. 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. Disability Retirement

Regan, Maria Teacher Ef. 2-28-13

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

a. Robbins, Sharon $27.48/hr Ef. 11-12-12

b. Smith, Greg $27.48/hr Ef. 10-30-12

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

Eidson, Kelly NTE 10 hrs $31.85

Garrard, Laura NTE 10 hrs $31.85

Hoenie, Gail NTE 10 hrs $31.85

4. Employment - District Writing Assessment - Federal Grant

Beattie, Gretchen - $15.00/hr. Ef. 1-29-13

5. Employment-ILEP Teacher Partnership-Kent State University

Stump, Terry $225.00 Stipend Ef. 2-1-13

6. Employment - OTELA Testing - Additional Hours Federal Grant

Thrane, Kelly NTE 8 hrs $25.47/hr Ef. 2-5-13

7. Employment - District Writing Assessment - Federal Grant Ef. 1-31-13

Culver, Vicky NTE 4 hrs $31.85/hr

Gayheart, Barbara NTE 4 hrs $31.85/hr

Milligan, J. Paul NTE 4 hrs $31.85/hr

Saucier, Pamela NTE 4 hrs $31.85/hr

Sweitzer, Carla NTE 4 hrs $31.85/hr

8. Employment - ACT & SAT Proctor - 2012-13 Schl Year

Macura, Courtney NTE 20 hrs $31.85/hr

D. Support Personnel

Be It Resolved That: Upon the recommendation of the Hudson City School District Superintendent, the following personnel actions be approved.

1. Employment - Community Education & Recreation Ef 9-1-12

a. Hutchinson, Rebecca Project Support Advisor NTE $1000

b. Knowles, John Project Support Advisor NTE $1000

E. 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

Aurand, Christopher HS Track B Ast 8% $3130 Ef 3-11-13

2. Employment - Athletic - Support

Scott, David HS Bsbl Ast Volunteer Ef 2-25-13

F. Extracurricular Travel Study

Be It Resolved That: The Hudson City School District Board of Education approve the following Extracurricular Travel Study Program.

Hudson High School Allegheny College July 28 - August 2, 2013

Band Camp Meadville, PA

XI. Reports and/or Recommendations of the Director of Pupil Services - Mrs. Kelly Kempf

A. Bullying Report

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

A. Maintenance Easement

Be It resolved that: The Hudson City School District Board of Education approves the Maintenance Easement with the City of Hudson as presented as required by the Agreement between the District, the Cuyahoga County Board of Health and the City of Hudson for the restoration of the Tinkers Creek Tributary at Hudson High School.

XIII. Unfinished Business

XIV. Public Comments Concerning Non-Agenda Items

XV. New Business

A. Regular Meetings

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

Thursday, March 7, 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

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

Tuesday, April 9, 2013 7:00 - 8:30 PM Panera

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.

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

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