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November 2009

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on November 10, 2009.

Recognition and Hearing of the Public:

            Members of the 8th grade class recapped the trip to Washington D.C.

            Members of the FFA gave a presentation about the National Convention and also about the national livestock judging competition.


The Board took the following actions:

*           Approved the minutes of the October 15, 2009, Board of Education meeting.

*           Approved the financial report.

*           Review of investment report.

Approved the following:

*           Resolution of commendation to the cast, crew, director of the musical 'Oklahoma'.

*           Updates to board policies.

*           Hired Brandon Rogers as 8th grade JH basketball.

*           Approved a 5-year depository agreement with USBank

*           Changed the December Board meeting to December 16 at 7:00 PM.



*           Repairs have been made to cracked vent pipes.

*           Reviewed the Master Account - Botkins Local School Foundation.

*           Reviewed personnel and services from ESC.

*           New Bus has arrived.

*           New lights have been installed in both gyms.

*           Discussed All Boards Meeting

*           Evaluation forms for superintendent and treasurer were discussed and given to board members

*           Discussed 8th grade Washington D.C. trip for next year.

*           Discussed staff Christmas party.

*           Reviewed the maintenance schedule

*           Larry replaced leaking pipes leading to the main water heater.

*           Discussed the incorrect ballot for Board of Education that was sent to Auglaize Co. by Shelby Co.



Connie Schneider

Botkins Local School