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November 2016

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on November 9, 2016. The Board took the following actions:

*      Spencer Heuker spoke about his Eagle Scout Presentation.

*      Josh Meyer spoke about a batting cage at the park.

*      Tyler Schmerge spoke on behalf of the Athletic Boosters regarding  the storage building.

*      Approved the minutes of October 12, 2016 Board of Education regular meeting.

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

*      Adopted the following resolutions of commendation:

o   Livestock Judging Team – 7th Place at Keystone International Livestock Judging Contest

o   Austin Fullenkamp – Regional Cross Country Qualifier

o   Kaleb Hanby – Two time WOSL Player of the Year, Tied Most Career Goals (59), set new school records in Most Career Assists (34), Total Points in a Career (152) and Most Assists in a Season (15).

o   Grace Homan – Set a new school record in Most Saves in a Game (31) and Most Saves in a Season (200).

o   Paige Lane – Set a new school record in Most Steals in a Game (23).

*      Approved the following volunteers as listed:

o   Cindy Cox                            Kindergarten

o   Seth Hoying                        JH Boys Basketball

o   Gabe Lawrence                JH Boys Basketball

o   Josh Schwartz                    JH Boys Basketball

*      Moved to hire the above extracurricular positions for the 2016-17 school year:

o   Dennis martin                    Varsity Baseball Coach

o   Jason Jones                        Varsity Baseball Assistant Coach

*      Moved to join the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce for the 2017 year at a cost of $95.00.

*      Approved to purchase a single person scissor lift from Equipment Depot per their quote.

*      Approved to disburse $195 (or any amount up to $250) from the Botkins Local School Foundation account held by the Community Foundation to be used to sponsor the chosen student to attend the HOBY (Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership) Conference.

*      Approved the purchase of the old school bell from Steve Heuker.

*      Moved to adjourn the meeting.