January 2008

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on January 9, 2007.

The Board took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the December 12, 2007 regular board meeting.

* Heard the Financial Report by Fund

* Reviewed the Investment Report

* Reviewed the payroll, expenses, receipts, and GF balances for FY 04, 05, 06, 07, and 08.

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

* The Board heard the following committee reports:

Finance & Audit - Auditors will be here next week

Foundation - Received $5000 from Agrisolutions

Dave Mielke donated $1000 for scholarships

Technology - held a meeting - where we are

purchased 40 computers at $233 each

all high school computers replaced

school uses 12 smart boards

have AlertNow

* Approved bus routes for the second semester 2008

* Adopted the school calendar for the 2008-09 school year as presented.

* Set the cost of Drivers Education at $200 for the 2008-09 school year.

* Adopted the board policy on anti-idling to limit idling time to 5 minutes.

* Approved joining OSBA for calendar year 2008 at a rate of $2456.

Heard updates on the building project - saw numbers for our upcoming building project.


Connie Schneider


Botkins Local School