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June 2008

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on June 11, 2008.


The Board took the following actions:

*           Approved the minutes of the May 14, 2008 regular meeting.

*           Approved the financial report by fund.

*           Approved the treasurer's report by fund.

*           Approved the GAAP contract with Carol Riggle - CPA for FY08 GAAP Accounting for $4300.  New treasurer will complete Modified Cash Basis.

*           Amended the certificate of estimated resources, made supplemental appropriations, and modified appropriations.

*           Heard discussion on HSA - health plan as an option for employees.

*           Heard committee reports.

                        Summer work is progressing -

                                    Parking lot has been repaired - waiting on village street maintenance to complete.

                                    Roof is partially completed.

                                    Abatement Plan for Health Inspection is complete.  It will be submitted in 2 weeks.

                        A sculpture was commissioned and will be installed at the park this summer.

                        Boosters had a successful Carousel weekend.

*           Approved temporary appropriations for FY09:

                        General Fund                 $1,200,000

                        Debt Service                       200,000

                        Enterprise Funds                100,000

                        Special Revenue                   80,000

                        Capital Projects      100,000

                        Fiduciary Funds        20,000

*           Set substitute pay at $80 per day.

*           Set lunch prices for the 08-09 school year:

                        Grades 1-6                    $1.50

                        Grades 7-12                  $1.80

                        Adult                             $2.50

*           Approved a la carte items and prices as presdented.

*           Approved working with OSBA Gates McDonald for our workman's compensation coverage.

*           Approved overnight trip for Kaleb Roggenkamp to FCCLA National Convention with Minster's chapter to Florida.

*           Approved Board policy changes as presented.

*           Agreed to defer the OSFC building project until July 2009.

*           Accepted a donation from Dr. Cheryl Mann of $290 for the athletic fund for sports physicals.  The Board expressed appreciation for the generous donation of time for our students.

*           Approved a resolution to place a 1 1/4% earned income levy on the ballot in November 2008.

*           Heard undates:

                        New bus has arrived.

                        Reviewed OGT scores and are pleased with results.

                        Reviewed bus fleet information.

*           Adjourned.


Connie Schneider

Botkins Local School