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October 2016

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on October 12, 2016. The Board took the following actions:

*      Heard from Priscilla Wilt about the Botkins Education Foundation.

*      Approved the minutes of the September 14th, 2016 Board of Education regular meeting.

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

*      Amended the Certificate of Estimated Resources and modify appropriations as presented.

*      Under the Committee reports, heard the following from the Boosters:

o   Night at the Races will be held January 28th, 2017

o   Balldrop/Richie Gutman Award will be held February 3rd, 2017

*      Under Unfinished Business:

o   Updated previous motion from August Board regular meeting to state approval of a purchase order from Wells Brothers in the amount of $11,012.40 to install the ADA compliance walkway, parking and driveway.

*      Approved the 5-year forecast for the Botkins Local School District as presented.

*      Approved all Activity Accounts for the Botkins Local School District for the 2016-17 school year.

*      Approved the Midwest Regional Educational Service Center service agreements for Heather Buehler as an Educational Aide and Sandra Ocasio as an ESL teacher.

*      Hired the following substitutes teachers for the 2016-17 school year at the rate of $90 per day:

o   Sarah Simmons, Michael Martin, Kaleb Page

*      Hired the following extracurricular positions for the 2016-17 school year:

o   Dennis Martin – JV Girls Basketball Coach

o   Ryan Piche – 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach

o   Samantha Riffel – Assistant Softball Coach

o   Amy Landis – Tutor

*      Approved the above volunteers for the 2016-17 school year:

o   Jill Haywood – Cafeteria

o   Leah Schmerge – JH Girls Basketball

o   Logan Pitts – JH/HS Girls Basketball

*      Accepted the donation of $2516.00 received from Barb Roberts for the Jeff Roberts Scholarship Fund and $1700.00 from the Botkins Volleyball for the Cara Meyer Scholarship Fund.

*      Hired Bryan Trego as the Athletic Aide for the 2016-17 school year at an hourly rate of $19.50.

*      Adopted the following Resolutions of Commendations:

o   Josh Miller – District Qualifier

o   Boys Soccer Team – 2016 WOSL Champions

*      Approved Continuing Contracts for Laura Mack and Ashlee Zimpfer.

*      Approved to the time change for the November Board of Education meeting from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.

*      Entered executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion and compensation of an employee.

*      Left executive session.