REEDSVILLE — The Eastern Local Board of Education recognized a long-time employee, as well as approving numerous contracts during last week’s regular meeting.
Ed Holter, who has served 24 years as a bus driver in the district, was presented with a gift from the district in recognition of his retirement.
Joshua Mummey was hired as the athletic director for the 2017-18 school year. Mummey’s resignation as assistant football coach was also accepted by the board.
The board accepted the resignation of Douglas Dunn as the high school chemistry and physics teacher.
Sherri Sisson was hired on a one year contract as a full-time bus driver.
Randy Boston was hired for the supplemental position of Transportation Supervisor of Bus Maintenance for the 2017-18 school year.
Rainy Harrison was hired on a one-year contract as a part-time paraprofessional at 29.5 hours per week.
Five extended days were approved for Emma Roberts for the 2017-18 school year. Roberts was recently hired as the district’s speech pathologist.
Lean Russell was approved as a substitute cook and substitute secretary. Lisa Catlett was approved as a substitute nurse.
Jenna Hysell was approved as a year long intern at the elementary school. She is a University of Rio Grande student.
Pupil activity contracts approved for the 2017-18 school year were Kenneth Tolliver, volunteer golf coach; Christopher Buchanan, assistant varsity football coach; Jason Smith, assistant varsity football coach; Adam Sanders, assistant varsity football coach.
A resolution was approved to enter into a contract with the Athens-Meigs ESC to transport Eastern Local Head Start students. Additionally, a additional one hour per day bus route was approved to transport Eastern Local Head Start students.
The board approved the Eastern Local School District’s participation in state and federal grants as determined appropriate by the superintendent and treasurer.
Adam Will was nominated as a delegate to the 2017 OSBA Annual Business Meeting and Floyd Ridenour as alternate.
A resolution was approved adopting a calamity day alternative make-up plan for the 2017-18 school year.
Membership was approved with Ohio Coalition for Equity & Adequacy of School Funding for the 2017-18 school year.
Open enrollment students were approved for the 2017-18 school year.
In accordance with the Equity in School Lunch Policy Section 205 of the Child Nutrition Authorization Act Mandate set forth by the Ohio Department of Education, the board approved the increase in the amount of $0.10 to the regular student lunch prices for the 2017-18 school year, making the cost of lunch $2.30.
A one-year contract was approved with Bartee Photography, effective August 1, 2017.
Quotes for the 2017-18 school year were approved as listed: Malone Warehouse Tire, Tires/Tubes; Englefield Oil Company, Petroleum Products.
Minutes of the June 28 regular meeting, financial reports and the transfer of funds were approved as submitted.
Policy changes were approved as recommended by NEOLA.
The next meeting of the Eastern Local Board of Education will will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 9 in the library conference room.