The North Central Board of Education held a work session on Tuesday August 16th at 5:30 p.m. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance before the board moved to approve the minutes for the previous meeting on July 29th.
Superintendent Mr. Michael Bute, the Board of Education, and any public in attendance had discussion on the goals for the 2022-2023 school year and listened to Mr. Bute as he shared his vision, culture playbook, mission statement, academic goals, and implementation of Focus 3. The meeting was then adjourned at 6:06 p.m.
The regular meeting followed after at 6:30 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Board members discussed individual items before moving into executive session at 6:35 p.m. Following the board’s return from session at 7:04 p.m. the board heard a report from the treasurer.
Acceptance of donations, financial statements and investments from July and minutes from previous meetings held on July 14th and July 29th were approved by the board as part of the report.
The report continued and the board also approved Kati Burt as delegate and Tim Livengood as alternate for the 2022 OSBA annual business meeting.
Reports were then given by school administrators before moving the hear recommendations from the superintendent with the following items being approved.
A motion stating that nonpublic transportation by bus may be considered unreasonable and that the superintendent shall inform eligible parents of this action so that payment in lieu of transportation may be arranged.
A motion to approve the 2022-2023 handbook for NCLS Transportation. A motion to give complimentary passes to employees, community members, and other individuals including the board members and spouses, administration and spouses, all North Central Local School employees, and all seniors over 65 years old living in the district.
A motion for Great Lakes Biomedical to conduct random drug testing of student athletes at NCLS for the 2022-2023 school year.
A motion for the NCLS Board of Education to pay the café online transaction fees for the 2022-2023 school year. This allows the board to cover fees charged to student lunch accounts when making payments using credit cards/check cards through the Pay School System.
A motion for the interagency agreement for the school resource officer and a State of Ohio MOU between the NCLS and the Village of Pioneer through the Pioneer Police Department.
A motion to approve the organizational chart for the NCLS, an agreement for services with the National Youth Advocate Program for mental health services via the STAR program and an agreement with Dura Edge Products to upgrade the softball and baseball infields at a cost of $39,500.
The consent agenda was approved next with several personnel changes before the board moved to adjourn at 7:38 p.m.