The following action was taken at the Organizational Board of Education meeting
held on January 4, 2010:
1. Ray DeLuco sworn in as Board of Education member.
2. Elected Marty Franko as the 2010 President of the Board of Education.
3. Elected Frank Maietta Board of Education Vice-president.
4. Approved that the regular meetings of the Hubbard Board of Education be held on the
4th Monday of each month at 7:00 PM, and that these meeting be held in the Board
Room, 150 Hall Ave., Hubbard, Ohio, pursuant to ORC 3313.15.
5. Approved that 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 notwithstanding the status of the voided
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 firm of Britton, Smith, Peters & Kalail Co., L.P.A., 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, 2010
through December 31, 2010, 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. Hiring Authority
To authorize the Superintendent to employ personnel between Board meetings,
pursuant to ORC 3313.18, 3313.47 and 3319.01.
J. Professional Meetings
To permit the Board Members, Superintendent and Treasurer to attend necessary
local, state, and national meetings within available appropriations, pursuant to
The Board shall continue membership in the Ohio School Boards Association for
L. Transportation Contracts
The Board shall approve transportation contracts pursuant to ORC 3327.1 and
The Hubbard Schools designates The Vindicator as the newspaper of record.
N. Open Enrollment
The Hubbard Exempted Village School District will continue Interdistrict Open
Enrollment (Statewide) as per Board Policy.
O. 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.
6. Approved the following Treasurer’s Authorizations:
A. Authorize the Treasurer of the Hubbard Exempted Village School District to
request the Trumbull County Auditor to advance taxes from the proceeds of the tax
levies to meet current expenses, as needed, from the period of January 1, 2010
through December 31, 2010, 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.
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. Authorized the Treasurer to invest interim funds not needed to meet current
expenditures at the most productive interest rate, pursuant to RC 135.14 and
E. Approve Resolution #10-06: Accepting the amount and rates as determined by the
Budget Commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying them
to the county Auditor, as submitted.
F. Authorize the Treasurer to institute a Records Commission to oversee the deletion
of all district records. The Records Commission shall meet at least quarterly.
7. Approved the following Superintendent’s Authorizations for calendar year 2010
1. To serve as Purchasing Agent.
2. To serve as Administrative Agent for State & Federal Programs, Title I,
Title II-A, Title II-D, Title IV, IDEA-B, Title IX, ARRA-Title I,
and ARRA-PART B-IDEA.
3. To approve attendance of employees, within appropriations, at professional
meetings which lead to the improvement of educational programs.
4. To represent the district at county, state and national meetings as the Board
8. Approved the Hubbard Exempted Village School District’s Alternative Tax Budget as
required by the Trumbull County Auditor for the fiscal year beginning 2010.
Richard J. Buchenic