January 2019

Regular Meeting

The BOE met on January 9th for the regular board meeting and took the following actions:

  • Recognized the School Board for School Board Appreciation Month.
  • Approved the minutes of the December 12th Board of Education regular board meeting.
  • Approved the Treasurer's report by fund, the Investment report, and cash balance report as presented.
  • Approved the bus routes as presented for the second half of the year.
  • Set the cost of Driver's Education at $325 for Botkins students and $375 for non-Botkins students for the 2019-2020 school year.
  • Agreed to join the OSBA for the calendar year 2019 at a rate of $2896.00.
  • Approved the purchase of a 72 passenger Blue Bird bus from Cardinal through the Southwestern EPC in the amount of $78,200. Authorization was also given for a 3-year note with Cardinal Bus (thru tcf Equipment Finance) at an interest rate of 4.6% and to approve the Treasurer to sign off on the loan paperwork.
  • Hired the following positions for the 2018-19 school year:

Danielle Schneider - Winter Seasonal Help

Jason Jones - Varsity Baseball Coach

Tony Rampulla - Assistant Varsity Baseball Coach

  • Hired the following substitute teachers for 2018-19 school year at a rate of $90 per day: Hope Ruhenkamp, Elizabeth Barhorst, Hannah Vondrell and Taylor Quay.
  • Adopted the 2019-20 school calendar as presented.