June 2008

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on June 11, 2008.

The Board took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the May 14, 2008 regular meeting.

* Approved the financial report by fund.

* Approved the treasurer's report by fund.

* Approved the GAAP contract with Carol Riggle - CPA for FY08 GAAP Accounting for $4300. New treasurer will complete Modified Cash Basis.

* Amended the certificate of estimated resources, made supplemental appropriations, and modified appropriations.

* Heard discussion on HSA - health plan as an option for employees.

* Heard committee reports.

Summer work is progressing -

Parking lot has been repaired - waiting on village street maintenance to complete.

Roof is partially completed.

Abatement Plan for Health Inspection is complete. It will be submitted in 2 weeks.

A sculpture was commissioned and will be installed at the park this summer.

Boosters had a successful Carousel weekend.

* Approved temporary appropriations for FY09:

General Fund $1,200,000

Debt Service 200,000

Enterprise Funds 100,000

Special Revenue 80,000

Capital Projects 100,000

Fiduciary Funds 20,000

* Set substitute pay at $80 per day.

* Set lunch prices for the 08-09 school year:

Grades 1-6 $1.50

Grades 7-12 $1.80

Adult $2.50

* Approved a la carte items and prices as presdented.

* Approved working with OSBA Gates McDonald for our workman's compensation coverage.

* Approved overnight trip for Kaleb Roggenkamp to FCCLA National Convention with Minster's chapter to Florida.

* Approved Board policy changes as presented.

* Agreed to defer the OSFC building project until July 2009.

* Accepted a donation from Dr. Cheryl Mann of $290 for the athletic fund for sports physicals. The Board expressed appreciation for the generous donation of time for our students.

* Approved a resolution to place a 1 1/4% earned income levy on the ballot in November 2008.

* Heard undates:

New bus has arrived.

Reviewed OGT scores and are pleased with results.

Reviewed bus fleet information.

* Adjourned.

Connie Schneider

Botkins Local School