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September 2009

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on September 9, 2009.

The Board took the following actions:

*           Approved the minutes of the August 12, 2009 Board of Education meeting.

*           Approved the financial report and investment report.

*           Heard Committee reports:

                        Building and Maintenance - we will proceed with replacing lights in both gyms.

                                    We will be receiving about $1600 in rebates.  This project will be complete

                                    before December.

                        Negotiations - we have reached an agreement with the union.

*           Approved final changes to the bus routes for the 2009-10 school year.

*           Approved appropriations for FY10.

*           Hired the following personnel for the 2009-10 school year:

                        Subs -  Maria Dietz

                                    Patricia Kramer

                                    Heather Thaman

                                    Kayla Schwaiger

                        Swim coach - Heather Thaman

                        Sophomore Class Advisor - Phillip Groves

                        Freshmen Basketball Coach - Phillip Groves

                        Instructional aide - Holly Russell

*           Approved the overnight trips:

                        FFA to FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana - Oct. 20--23

                        Fall FCCLA Leadership Meeting in Marengo, Ohio  -  Oct. 12 & 13

                        FCCLA Cluster Meeting in Louisville, KY  -  Nov. 19-22

*           Approved the $100 for Mark & Kathy Roggenkamp Education Scholarship from

                        Mr. & Mrs. Shultheis

*           Approved the negotiated agreement as presented for the 2009-10 and the 2010-11 school years.

*           Approved raises for personnel as presented and have agreed to pay $500/$600 into HSA for employees.

*           Approved a change to the October Board meeting to Thursday, October 15 due to a conflict.

*           Adopted a resolution to declare transportation to be impractical to transporting a student to Sidney Christian Academy.



Connie Schneider, Superintendent

Botkins Local School