October 2008

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on October 8, 2008.

A presentation was given for the public concerning the upcoming levy.

Heard a parent discuss the 2-sport rule and listened to the rationale for having the rule.

The Board took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the September 15, 2008 regular meeting.

* Approved the financial report by fund.

* Approved the investment report.

* Held a short recess to attend the Young Farmers' Meeting

* Heard committee reports.

* Approved the 5-year forecast.

* Approved all activity accounts for the school district for the 08-09 school year.

* Approved a $500 donation for the Mark & Kathy Education Scholarship.

* Changed the November Board meeting to November 13.

* Approved the Assessment Pilot Program as a 2-year commitment.

* Entered executive session to consider the employment of a public employee.


Connie Schneider


Botkins Local School