September 2010

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on September 8, 2010.

Took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the August 11, 2010, Board of Education regular meeting, and the

August 16, 2010, special meeting of the Botkins Village Council and the School Baord.

* Approved the financial report

* Reviewed the Investment Report

* Reviewed and approved the Payroll, Expenses, REceipts, and GF Balances for FY 07,08,09,10, and 11 and case balance report.

* Approved the Then and Now purchase order for Urbana University for dual enrollment. All monies have been reimbursed.

* Committee Reports:

Buildings & Maintenance - learned we will be meeting with the OSFC on September 27. Newest equity list -- 75% state and

25% local.

Foundation - Louise Sheets -- I will be meeting with the Community Foundation concerning the transfer of Louise Sheets Scholarship.

Louise Sheets - we applied for 3 grants.

* Approved Appropriations for FY2011

* Approved the hiring of the following:

Substitute teachers: Patricia Kramer, Denise Sheipline, Whitney Rogers, Karla Hamrick, Abby Bushman

Jeanie Bergman - substitute cafeteria aide

Bekah Oglesby - 7th grade girls' basketball

Cheryl Fark - Administrative Principal Assistant

Ryan Gutman and Andy Rammel to split the NHS contract

Harold Poppe - media specialist

Fred Schmerge - varsity track coach

* Approved the FFA to attend the National Convention from Oct. 20 - Oct. 22

* Aproved the overnight trip for the FCCLA to attend the Fall Leadership Meeting in Marengo, Ohio, Oct. 11 and 12.

* Approved a donation to the FFA from Tri-County Vet Services for $413 from the Pfizer Animal Health

* Accepted the resignation of Larry Dietz due to retirement effective December 31, 2010.

* Agreed to submit a waiver for conducting a BMI as required by state.


Connie Schneider, Superintendent

Botkins Local School