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January 2008

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on January 9, 2007.

The Board took the following actions:

*           Approved the minutes of the December 12, 2007 regular board meeting.

*           Heard the Financial Report by Fund

*           Reviewed the Investment Report

*           Reviewed the payroll, expenses, receipts, and GF balances for FY 04, 05, 06, 07, and 08.

*           Approved the Treasurer's report by fund, the Investment report, and cash balance report as presented.

*           The Board heard the following committee reports:

            Finance & Audit - Auditors will be here next week

            Foundation - Received $5000 from Agrisolutions

                                    Dave Mielke donated $1000 for scholarships

            Technology - held a meeting - where we are

                                    purchased 40 computers at $233 each

                                    all high school computers replaced

                                    school uses 12 smart boards

                                    have AlertNow

*           Approved bus routes for the second semester 2008

*           Adopted the school calendar for the 2008-09 school year as presented.

*           Set the cost of Drivers Education at $200 for the 2008-09 school year.

*           Adopted the board policy on anti-idling to limit idling time to 5 minutes.

*           Approved joining OSBA for calendar year 2008 at a rate of $2456.

Heard updates on the building project - saw numbers for our upcoming building project.




Connie Schneider


Botkins Local School