Regular Board Meeting

1. Call to Order

1.1 Roll Call

1.2 Pledge of Allegiance

2. Approval of Board Agenda

4. Recognition of Visitors and Public Participation (Agenda Items Only)

(Please speak to the Treasurer prior to the start of this meeting.)

5. Treasurer's Report and Recommendations

6. Superintendent's Report
Robert A. Britton

6.1 March Board Meeting
  • There is a conflict with the new meeting date of March 14th, that is the same evening at the Crawford Partnership meeting. 
  • Was previously March 21, All Board Member - Administrator Dinner & Meeting at Pioneer

6.2 Pioneer Dinner

Need number of people attending the Pioneer dinner on Thursday March 21, 2024.

6.3 Thank you to Rotary Club of Bucyrus

Donation of 1200 Solar Eclipse glasses (Value of $708) for April 8th Eclipse to Bucyrus City School District

6.4 Thank you to Lewis Family McDonalds

Donation of $750 to the Bucyrus Athletics Department

6.5 Thank you to Bucyrus Elks Lodge #156

Thank you to Bucyrus Elks Lodge 156 for their Elks National Foundation Grant of $6,000 presented to the Bucyrus Athletics Department.

7. Personnel - Certified Staff

7.1 Authorize the employee transfer of Shane Kokensparger to the position of Alternative Program Intervention Specialist per Exhibit A.

8. Personnel - Classified Staff

8.1 Accept the following resignations per Exhibits.

Jane Kepler, Bucyrus City Schools - Aide; Retirement as of May 30, 2024

Jamie Lyons, Bucyrus City Schools - Elementary Secretary as of February 21, 2024

Larry Corns, Bucyrus City Schools - Bus Driver as of August 9, 2024 

Gavin Lewis, Resign Supplemental Contract, Freshman Baseball Coach - Accepted Volunteer Baseball Position

8.2 Employ the following on a substitute basis, as per approved salary schedule, for the 2023-2024 school year, pending completion of all State and Board requirements, including a favorable background check:

Tena Herman - Secretary

8.3 Approve the following Limited Supplement Contracts as stated and pending certification and completion of all State and Board requirements.

Mike Middleton, Volunteer Softball Coach; Jackie Plott, Assistant Varsity Softball Coach; Jill Burling, Assistant Varsity Softball Coach, Sam Plott, Assistant Varsity Softball Coach; Jerry Hargis, Ground Maintenance; Josh Stratton, Volunteer Baseball Coach; Mark Burke, Volunteer Baseball Coach; Daylen Balliet, Volunteer Baseball Coach; Gavin Lewis, Volunteer Baseball Coach; Scott Emerick, Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach

Renhill: 21st Century Grant - BES Afterschool Program, Aide - Karys Boyd 

Renhill: 21st Century Grant - BES Afterschool Program, Tutor/ Teacher - Jamie Lyons

8.4 Approve changes to Renhill Contract of Services, as per Exhibit.

8.5 Approve FMLA leave for the following:

Amy VanVoorhis, BSS Intervention Specialist - February 15- March 4th* (estimated)

9. Business

9.1 Approve the 2024-2025 School Calendar as per Exhibit.

9.2 Approve the following dates for Kindergarten Screening:

August 5th, 6th and 7th of 2024

9.3 Approve Bucyrus Preschool to not be in session on Thursday, April 25, 2024 so the preschool staff members are able to attend the OAEYC Conference April 25-27, 2024.

9.4 Authorize Bucyrus City School District to continue their membership with Ohio High School Athletic Association for the 2024-2025 school year as per Exhibits.

9.5 Approve the MOESC Business Advisory Council to serve as the Business Advisory Council for the Bucyrus City School District per Exhibit .

9.6 Approve the Bucyrus City Schools Preschool Tuition Fees Sliding Scale for 2024-2025 bassed on the 2024 Federal Poverty Guidelines as per Exhibits.

9.7 Approve the following Transportation Service Agreement with Ohio Specialty Services as per Exhibit.

9.8 Approve the Individual Master Services Agreement between Specialized Education of Ohio, Inc. and Bucyrus City School District per Exhibit.

9.9 Approve the Agreement for Speech-Language Pathologist Services as per Exhibit.

9.10 Adopt the use of the Ohio DEW School Trip Permit as documentation for Bucyrus City Schools trips as per Exhibit.

9.11 Approve the Open Enrollment Application for use in the 2024-2025 School Year, as per Exhibit.

9.12 Accept the following donations as stated:

Bucyrus City School District Staff Scholarship Fund $227.40

10. Discussion

10.1 Bleacher Project Update

11. Public Participation (Any Topic)

12. Adjourn