ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING JANUARY 10, 2022
HUBBARD EXEMPTED VILLAGE SCHOOL DISTRICT
1. Oath of Office administered to new board members Josh Barr and Anna Martin.
2. Approved Donald Newell as Board of Education President for 2022.
3. Approved Amanda O’Neill as Board of Education Vice-President for 2022.
4. Approved William Cummings as a qualified individual for the Trumbull Career & Technical Center (TCTC) for Calendar Year 2022.
5. Approved the following Board of Education Committees 2022:
A. Transportation – Donald Newell
B. Building & Grounds/Permanent Improvement – William Cummings
C. Technology – Anna Martin
D. Curriculum – Amanda O’Neill
E. Athletic Council – Josh Barr
F. Food Service – Raymond W. Soloman
G. Pool – Raymond W. Soloman
6. Approved the 2022 regular meetings of the Hubbard Board of Education be held on the dates listed below at 6:00 p.m.; and that these meetings be held in the Board Room, 108 Orchard Ave., Hubbard, Ohio unless otherwise noted below, pursuant to ORC 3313.15.
Day Month Date
Monday January 24th
Wednesday February 16th
Monday March 28th
Monday April 25th
Monday May 16th
Wednesday June 29th
Monday July 25th
Monday August 22nd
Monday September 26th
Monday October 24th
Monday November 21st
Monday December 19th
7. Approved all of the following items which appear in this portion of the agenda constitute the consent calendar and are hereby adopted by this one single motion; provided, however, that should any item included within this motion be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be void or illegal, all remaining items within this motion shall remain in full force and effect not withstanding the status of the voided item.
A. Robert’s Rules of Order
To adopt Robert’s Rules of Order, Newly Revised, as the parliamentary procedure guidelines for meetings of the Board and of its committees.
B. Reaffirm Policies
To reaffirm that all Board policies in effect at the date of this meeting are continued in full force and effect unless modified by subsequent action of the Board, pursuant to ORC 3301-35-02 and 3301-35-03.
C. Permit Payment of Purchases
To dispense with the adoption of individual, separate, monthly, or regular resolutions authorizing the purchase or sale of property (except real estate), the payment of debts or claims, and the salaries of the Superintendent, teachers or other employees; or approving warrants for the payment of any claim from school funds when provisions therefore are made in the annual appropriations resolution, pursuant to ORC 3313.18.
D. Permit Necessary Borrowing
To authorize the Treasurer, with the approval of the President of the Board to borrow necessary money, including borrowing between funds on a temporary basis, prior to the next regularly scheduled Board meeting, pursuant to the provisions of law.
E. Substitute Securities
To authorize the Treasurer to request public depositories to substitute securities on a continuing basis, pursuant to ORC Chapter 135.
F. Legal Counsel
To authorize the Superintendent and Treasurer to utilize the services of the Trumbull County Prosecutor as legal counsel to the Board, and to designate the law firms of Ennis Britton Co., LPA, Gingo & Bair Law, LLC, and Peters, Kalail & Markakis Co., LPA, as legal counsel to the Board, pursuant to Board Policy, and to enter into an agreement with the Ohio School Board Association for Legal Assistance Fund service from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021, at a cost of $250.00, pursuant to ORC 3313.171; and to authorize the Superintendent and Treasurer to secure necessary legal assistance as conditions require, pursuant to ORC 309.10, 3313.35 and 3313.18.
G. Dispense with Reading Board Minutes
To waive the reading of the minutes of the Board, as authorized and governed by
H. Authority to File Applications for Projects
To grant the Superintendent or designee authority to file applications for all projects considered desirable for the Hubbard Exempted Village School District.
I. Authority to Accept Resignations
To authorize the Superintendent, on behalf of the Board, to accept resignations which have been submitted by employees during times when this Board is not in session, subject to the ratification by this Board; provided, however, that upon ratification by this Board, such resignations shall be deemed effective as of the date and time of the Superintendent’s acceptance.
J. Hiring Authority
To authorize the Superintendent, during periods when this Board is not in session, to make offers of employment directly to candidates for either teaching or nonteaching positions on behalf of this Board, and to acknowledge acceptance of such offers on behalf of this Board, subject to a subsequent vote of ratification by this Board; provided however, that upon ratification by this Board, the employment shall be deemed effective as of the date and time of the employee’s acceptance of the Superintendent’s offer.
K. Professional Meetings
To permit the Board Members, Superintendent and Treasurer to attend necessary local, state, and national meetings within available appropriations, pursuant to ORC 3313.18.
The Board shall continue membership in the Ohio School Boards Association for
Calendar year 2022.
M. Transportation Contracts
The Board shall approve transportation contracts pursuant to ORC 3327.1 and
The Hubbard Schools designates The Warren Tribune and The Youngstown Vindicator as the newspapers of record.
O. Open Enrollment
The Hubbard Exempted Village School District will continue Inter-district Open Enrollment (Statewide) as per Board Policy.
P. Hearing Officer
The Hubbard Board of Education appoints the Superintendent to serve as the Board’s Hearing Officer in suspensions for bus misconduct, student code violation, and student attendance appeals.
Q. Alternative Tax Budget
To approve the Hubbard Exempted Village School District’s Alternative Tax Budget as required by the Trumbull County Auditor for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022.
R. Travel Reimbursement – Mileage and Meal Rates
To approve the following Hubbard Exempted Village School District travel reimbursement rates, as per board policy:
Mileage IRS standard mileage rate for 2022 - $0.585 per mile
Meals $40.00 per day
S. Public Records Committee
To appoint the Treasurer, Superintendent and Board President as the Public Records Committee for the Hubbard Exempted School District for 2022.
8. Treasurer’s Authorizations:
Authorized the Treasurer for calendar year 2022:
A. Authorized the Treasurer of the Hubbard Exempted Village School District to request the County Auditor to advance taxes from the proceeds of the tax levies to meet current expenses, as needed, from the period of January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022, pursuant to RC 321.34.
B. Authorize the Treasurer to pay all bills within limits of the appropriations as bills are received and when the merchandise has been received in good condition. (ORC 3313.29)
C. Authorize the Treasurer to request transfers, if needed within funds, and to request a change in total appropriations due to increase or decrease in funds.
D. Authorize the Treasurer to invest interim funds not needed to meet current expenditures at the most productive interest rate, pursuant to RC 135.14 and RC 135.142.
E. Authorize the Treasurer to donate or dispose of old and outdated library, workbooks, or textbooks, as needed, from the period of January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022.
F. Authorize the Treasurer, as Board of Education designee, to attend required public records training approved by the Ohio Attorney General.
9. Superintendent’s Authorizations:
Authorized the Superintendent for calendar year 2021 (ORC 3313.470):
A. To serve as Purchasing Agent.
B. To serve as Administrative Agent for State & Federal Programs, Title I, Title IIA, IDEA-B, Title III, Title IV, Title IX.
C. To approve attendance of employees, within appropriations, at professional meetings which lend to the improvement of educational programs (ORC 3313.20)
D. To represent the district at county, state and national meetings as the Board representative.
Raymond W. Soloman