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January 2011 Reorganizaitonal

The Botkins Board of Education's reorganizational meeting was held on Wednesday,

January 12, 2011, and approved the following:

*           Jack Koenig was elected President for 2011.

*           Anita Uetrecht was elected Vice President for 2011.

*           Set the compensation for Botkins Board of Education at $40 per meeting for calendar year 2011 with compensation not to exceed 12 meetings per year.

*           Established the date of the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. in the high school media center as the standard date, time, and location for the regularly scheduled meetings of the Botkins Board of Education during 2011.

*           Designated Anita Uetrecht as the Botkins Board of Education legislative liaison and the student achievement liaison during 2011.

*           Designated the Sidney Daily News and the Wapakoneta Daily News as the official newspapers of the Botkins School District during 2011.

*           Approved expenses for board members, teachers, administrators, and classified staff members for attending professional meetings and when conducting school business, to set the mileage rate at 45 cents per mile.

*           Approved the following standing authorizations:

            -  Authorized the treasurer to secure advances from the Shelby Co. Auditor when funds are available and payable to the school district.

            -  Authorized the treasurer to invest any inactive funds at the most productive interest rate.

            -  Authorized the treasurer to pay bills and to make appropriation modifications as needed within the limits of the appropriation measure.

            -  Authorized the treasurer in conjunction with the Board President to borrow funds in anticipation of tax receipts.

            -  Authorized the superintendent to employ such temporary personnel as is needed for emergency situations.

            -  Authorized the superintendent to serve as the district purchasing agent.

            -  Authorized the superintendent to be the district Title IX Compliance Officer for Botkins School District.

*           Appointed Angie Woodruff as treasurer pro-tempore in the treasurer's absence during a board meeting.

*           Approved the cost of bonding for the treasurer, school secretaries, superintendent, board president, and other school employees as necessary for calendar year 2011.

*           Appointed Board members to the following Administrative committees:

            -  Buildings and Maintenance     -           Jack Koenig and Mark Goubeaux

            -  Finance/Audit             -           Jack Koenig and Mark Goubeaux

            -  Negotiations                          -           Jack Koenig and Anita Uetrecht

            -  Foundation                            -           Mark Goubeaux and Angie Woodruff

            -  Park Board                            -           Janet Bergman and Angie Woodruff

            -  Technology                            -           Janet Bergman and Mark Goubeaux

            -  CIC                                        -           Janet Bergman

            -  Student Liaison OSBA            -           Anita Uetrecht

            -  Louise Sheets                        -           Anita Uetrecht

            -  Boosters                                -           Janet Bergman and Angie Woodruff

*           Approved participation in the following programs for 2010-11:  all Federal/Title funds associated with the CCIP, free lunch program, 5th quarter grant, Ohio K-12 network, etech - REAP, RttT, ARRA.

*           Set the cost to the public for copies of public records at 10 cents per page for the 2011 year.


Connie Schneider, Superintendent

Botkins Local School