The Evergreen School Board held their meeting on Monday July 19th at 6:00pm. First up, the board proceeded to approve the minutes for the meeting that took place on June 21st. Mr. Bryon Hansel who is the Mini Viking Parents Association President then addressed the board.
The board then moved to approve the June 2021 financial reports which included the cash reconciliation, financial summary, cash summary, and disbursement summary.
A transfer of $446.59 from the Class of 2021 to the Class of 2022 was approved. The Certificate of the total amount for all sources available for expenditures and balances for the fiscal year ending June 30th, 2021, was approved. The board also approved the petty cash and change funds for the 2021-2022 school year.
The following federal grants for the 2021-2022 school year were approved. Title II-A regarding supporting effective instruction for $25,292.48, Title IV-A regarding student support and academic enrichment for $10,000.00, IDEA-B regarding Special Education for $267,601.76, ESCE early childhood special education for $6,283.94.
The following donations were also approved. An anonymous donation of $100.00 to the student assistance fund, and $4,000.00 from the Evergreen After Prom to the class of 2023.
The Board accepted the following resignations. Carol Creque from the role of paraprofessional and effective on August 10th, 2021, and Lisa Peluso from the role of Secretary and effective on August 5th, 2021.
Ashlee Ricker was offered the position of secretary with a one-year limited contract. Korah Overfield was offered the position of EMS Cheer Coach.
The board approved an increase in hours for Connie Snider who is a library aide by an additional 2.5 hours per week and Cathleen Elvey who is an EHS Library Aide by 12.5 hours per week.
The following individuals were approved to be paid and or volunteer workers. Marcinna Cervantes, Steve Feeback, Jared Walker, Rusty Carr, Rochelle VanLoocke.
The board then moved to approve the shared services agreement with the other schools in Fulton County which allows for the sharing of transportation services to educational settings, extracurricular events and activites, and where applicable, to reduce transportation expenditures and save resources.
The board then approved the school bus stops and routes as recommended by the superintendent. The board further approved the superintendent to change board approved stops when necessary.
The revised Evergreen facility usage fee schedule for all school buildings was also approved.
Revisions to the Evergreen athletic handbook and student athlete handbook as well as the Elementary, Middle, and Highschool staff handbooks were approved.
An agreement was made and entered into with Amerigas Propane at the company’s local area index plus $.25 per gallon as well as all applicable taxes, fees, and charges for the period of August 1st, 2021, through July 31st, 2022.
The board then revised district policy 5530.01 regarding drug testing. The revision expands drug testing protocols to include high school students involved in all extra-curricular and co-curricular activities.
It was then approved for the Evergreen girls’ soccer team to take an overnight trip to participate in the Lima Bath Super Scrimmage at Lima Bath High School. The team will leave on August 6th and return on August 7th with coaches Joshua Radel and Jacob Ott as well as parent chaperones.
Discussions then took place regarding an update on the renovation and expansion, 2021-2022 Evergreen Local Schools re-opening plan, and about the Athletic director’s report regarding youth sports.
The Council then entered and executive session to discuss employment of public employees. Upon their return the council moved to adjourn