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July 2012

July 2012 Board Bits


The Botkins BOE met on July 11, 2012 and took the following actions...


*Approved the minutes of the June 13, 2012 regular meeting

*Approved the financial report by fund

*Reviewed and approved the investment report

*Approved the then and now purchase order for reimbursements for initial land deposits for


*Hired the following substitutes:

   Krystal Gates

   Sue Carter

   Carolyn Jensvold

   David Jensvold

   Dwight Schmiesing

   Whitney Rogers

   Michael VanBrocklin

   Harold Poppe

   Kristen Higgins

   Jennifer Van Skyock

   Elizabeth Rinehart

*Approved bus routes for the 2012-13 school year

*Hired Brooke Luthman as JH Cheerleader advisor and Brooke McGowan as girls varsity soccer assistant. Harold Poppe substitute media specialist.

*Approved the FFA livestock judging team to Massachusetts Sept. 13-16th.

*Approved the wording of the CRA exemption for Brown Industrial.

*Held an excutive session to discuss hiring of personnel.

*Hired the following personnel.

   Jacquelyn Russell - 1 yr. probationary contract as a science teacher

   Andrea Koenig - Media Specialist

   Hired Michael (Mick) Jones as maintenance supervisor.

*Accepted the resignations of Kerrie Smith and Andy Rammel

*Accepted a donation of $150 in memory of Marie Behr.

*Approved a CRA exemption for Buckeye

*Approved administrative contracts for Jody Jones, Jeff McPheron, and Art Zimpfer.

*Authorized the superintendent to purchase property.

*Heard the following updates:

   - New Bus #8 has arrived and passed inspection

   - All busses passed inspection

   - We received a $48,000 AVID college and career readiness grant

   - Learned about the new OTES(Ohio Teacher Evaluation System).  It will be fully implemented by the 2014-15 school year

   - Annexation of the Hageman property has been submitted to the Shelby County Commissioners for approval.

   - Reviewed information concerning the bus fleet

   - Heard an update on RttT



Connie Schneider


Botkins Local School