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August 21 Meeting Agenda & Minutes

Mariemont High School – Lower Harris Library
7:00 pm


  1. Call to Order
    1. Roll Call
  2. Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Agenda Changes
  4. Approval of Minutes of Preceding Meeting
  5. Hearing of the Public
  6. Communications
    1. New Staff Orientation
    2. Opening Staff Breakfast
    3. Dedication Ceremonies
  7. Facilities Report
  8. New Business
    1. Appoint OSBA Delegate, Alternate
  9. Superintendent’s Recommendations
    1. Approve Bus Routes
  10. Personnel
    1. Grant pre-approval to take college classes for reimbursement
    2. Approve individuals on supplemental contract
    3. Employ substitute teachers for 2012-13
  11. Treasurer’s Report
    1. Financial
    2. Investments
    3. Transportation Agreement with Forest Hills
    4. Approve lunch prices for 2012-13
    5. Donations
  12. Blackboard Training
  13. Adjournment 


Call to Order

The Board of Education of the Mariemont City Schools was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Lower Harris Library at Mariemont High School at 7:00 p.m.

Roll Call

Mrs. Braun, Mr. Flynn, Mrs. Huenefeld, Mrs. Walter and Mr. White were present. Mrs. Lucas and Mr. Imhoff were present.

Approval of Minutes of July 17, and August 10, August 10-11, 2012

Mrs. Walters made the motion, seconded by Mr. White that the Board approve the minutes as presented.  Vote:  Mrs. Braun, aye; Mr. Flynn, aye; Mrs. Huenefeld, aye/ Mrs. Walter, aye; and Mr. White, aye.  Motion carried.

Hearing of the Public

The Board provided for a hearing of the public.


  • Mr. Imhoff reviewed upcoming important dates.  New staff orientation is August 24th. The opening staff breakfast is August 31st in the Mariemont Junior High cafeteria. The dedication  ceremonies are September 9th – 12:00 at Terrace Park, 2:00 at Mariemont Elementary and 4:00 at the junior high.


  • Mr. Imhoff gave an update on the facilities. The junior high is all moved in and the gym floor is being painted. The elementary moves will begin at the end of the week. Each building has a sample technology room set up as it should be, and we will replicate this configuration in the other rooms.

New Business

  • Appoint OSBA delegate
    Mrs. Braun moved, seconded by Mrs. Walter, that Ken White be appointed as OSBA delegate.
    Vote: Mr. Flynn, aye; Mrs. Huenefeld, aye; Mrs. Walter, aye; Mr. White, aye; and Mrs. Braun, aye. Motion carried.

Superintendent’s Recommendations

  • Approve Bus Routes Ex. 1
  • Approve Band Trip to New Orleans – January 17-21, 2013 Ex. 2
    Mrs. Walter made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Huenefeld, that the Board approve the bus routes as presented.
    Vote: Mrs. Huenefeld, aye; Mrs. Walter, aye; Mr. White, aye; Mrs. Braun, aye; and Mr. Flynn, aye. Motion carried.


  1. Grant pre-approval to take college classes for reimbursement:
  • Abigail Lewis
    • Literacy Develop./Culturally 3 sem hrs.
    • Literacy Devel./Academically 3 sem hrs
  • Megan Bimschleger
    • Classroom Research I  2 sem hrs.
  1.  Approve individuals on supplemental contracts     Ex. 3 
  2. Employ substitute teachers* for 2012-13      Ex. 4
  3. Employ Abby Lewis, Courtney Miller and Mary Sexton for 5 days to plan Learning Lab K-3
  4. Employ Holly McCormack for the week of Camp Kern and 20 additional days
  5. Employ Betsy Ecker for 9 extra hours for cataloging keys for cabinets in new building
  6. Adjust percentage of time for Shelly Komrska to 59% and Kelly Meyers to 41% for the 2012-13 SY

    Mrs. Huenefeld made a motion, seconded by Mrs. Walter, that the Board approve the motions as presented.
    Vote: Mr. White, aye; Mrs. Braun, aye; Mr. Flynn, aye; Mrs. Walter, aye; and Mr. White, aye. Motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report

  1. Financial Ex. 5
  2. Investments Ex. 6
  3. Transportation Agreement with Forest Hills Ex. 7
  4. Approve lunch prices for 2012-13
  • Ele. - $2.90
  • JH & HS  - $3.10 & $3.25
  1. Donations
    1. Accept donation of $2260 for physicals given to students. The following individuals were involved: Don Books, Jennifer Hrovat, Jeff Timmers, Susan Rodgers, Bill Evans, Graham Harden, Dr. D. Puterbaugh, Nicole Puterbaugh, Dr. Jorge Bezerra, Norb Nerl, Steve Wilson, Dr. Amy Thompson, Dr. Jackie Phelan, Dr. KJ Phelan and Dr. Steve Spreen.
  2. Real Estate Purchase Agreement Ex. 8

    Mr. White  moved, seconded by Mrs. Walter, to approve the motions contained in the Treasurer’s Report as presented.
    Vote: Mrs. Walter, aye; Mr. White, aye; Mrs. Braun, aye; Mr. Flynn, aye; and Mrs. Huenefeld, aye. Motion carried.

Blackboard Training

Blackboard training was provided by Shannon Kromer to the Board of Education members in preparation for paperless meetings which will begin at the September meeting.


There being no further business to come before the board Mrs. Braun made a motion, seconded by Mr. Flynn that the meeting be adjourned to meet at the call of the president.  Vote:  All present were in favor.

* Contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory criminal records check as determined by the superintendent of schools.