The Fayette Board of Education held their meeting on Monday, September 20th at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was called to order followed by the Pledge of Allegiance and roll call with Mr. Eberly being absent.
The board first moved to approve the minutes from the previous meeting on August 9th. With no public participation the board moved on to hear reports and updates. The Superintendent expressed an issue to the board regarding school lunches.
Fayette schools, along with all other schools in the area, are having issues obtaining food products for the students. Suppliers are running into a shortage to fulfill the orders and menu changes will be the norm for a while until the issue is fixed.
The High School Principal continued by stating that it is great to have normal activities this year and that there are many in the works. There will be an in-person music concert this year and FFA members will be participating in a soil contest. The elementary principal continued and stated that there are more field trips planned for students in the fall.
The board then moved to approve the financial report as presented for August 2021. The report included permanent appropriations for FY 2022, and various donations.
Following, the board moved to report a student’s report that included the 2021-2022 tuition rate from the State of Ohio, Department of Education at $6,792.83. Also included were the student’s activity budgets for FY 22 and the revised student activity supplemental positions.
Next, the board moved to review agreements and policies. First was the agreement with the Fulton County Health Center for the Sports Medicine Outreach Program for FY 22 at a rate of $22.50 per week as needed for consultation.
Next was an agreement with the Wood County Educational Service Center for the Juvenile Detention Center at a rate of $79 per day and the Juvenile Residential Center for $85 per day and the Wood County Academy at $5,753 per semester for FY 22.
Lastly was an agreement with Ohio Deferred Comp for 457 Plan with pre-tax deferrals and Roth contributions with payroll/administrative procedures. The board then moved to approve numerous positions for staffing before adjourning at 7:51 p.m.