March 2007

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on March 8, 2007.

The Board of Education heard a presentation from Lindsey Schneider and Vicki Grillot concerning the first Lego League Competition and Nano Technology.

The Board took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the February 14, 2007 board meeting.

* Approved the financial report by fund

* Reviewed investment report, payroll expenses and receipts

* Heard committee reports:

Buildings & Maintenance - discussed summer projects and repairs to the heating system.

Park Board - looked at the lights for the soccer field

Little League World Series

Boosters - Night at the Races is coming up

* Approved the Nonrenewal of all supplemental contracts for the 2006-07 school year

* Approved a resolution to accept the amounts and rates as determined by the budget commission and authorizing the necessary tax levies and certifying to the county auditor.

* Accepted a $50 donation from Greg and Priscilla Wilt for the Sculpture Invitational.

* Accepted a $1000 donation from the Sharp Shooters for the use of the gym.

* Approved a resolution of commendation for Nathaniel Stutsman for competing at the Regional Spelling Bee.

* Special Board meeting to interview principal candidates - March 28, 2007, at 6:00 P.M.

* Hired the following extracurricular positions:

James Johnson - throw coach

Rob Koch - Assistant varsity baseball coach

Brett Meyer - JV softball coach

* Held executive session to discuss personnel.

Heard updates on the following:

* Refinish gym floor

* Painting of classrooms 18, 25, 34, 35

* Concrete work

* Exhaust fan

* Mezzanine bleachers

* Trane updating existing controls ($25,000)

Adjourned.

Connie Schneider

Superintendent