October 2016

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on October 12, 2016. The Board took the following actions:

Heard from Priscilla Wilt about the Botkins Education Foundation.

Approved the minutes of the September 14th, 2016 Board of Education regular meeting.

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

Amended the Certificate of Estimated Resources and modify appropriations as presented.

Under the Committee reports, heard the following from the Boosters:

o Night at the Races will be held January 28th, 2017

o Balldrop/Richie Gutman Award will be held February 3rd, 2017

Under Unfinished Business:

o Updated previous motion from August Board regular meeting to state approval of a purchase order from Wells Brothers in the amount of $11,012.40 to install the ADA compliance walkway, parking and driveway.

Approved the 5-year forecast for the Botkins Local School District as presented.

Approved all Activity Accounts for the Botkins Local School District for the 2016-17 school year.

Approved the Midwest Regional Educational Service Center service agreements for Heather Buehler as an Educational Aide and Sandra Ocasio as an ESL teacher.

Hired the following substitutes teachers for the 2016-17 school year at the rate of $90 per day:

o Sarah Simmons, Michael Martin, Kaleb Page

Hired the following extracurricular positions for the 2016-17 school year:

o Dennis Martin – JV Girls Basketball Coach

o Ryan Piche – 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach

o Samantha Riffel – Assistant Softball Coach

o Amy Landis – Tutor

Approved the above volunteers for the 2016-17 school year:

o Jill Haywood – Cafeteria

o Leah Schmerge – JH Girls Basketball

o Logan Pitts – JH/HS Girls Basketball

Accepted the donation of $2516.00 received from Barb Roberts for the Jeff Roberts Scholarship Fund and $1700.00 from the Botkins Volleyball for the Cara Meyer Scholarship Fund.

Hired Bryan Trego as the Athletic Aide for the 2016-17 school year at an hourly rate of $19.50.

Adopted the following Resolutions of Commendations:

o Josh Miller – District Qualifier

o Boys Soccer Team – 2016 WOSL Champions

Approved Continuing Contracts for Laura Mack and Ashlee Zimpfer.

Approved to the time change for the November Board of Education meeting from 7:00 PM to 7:30 PM due to Parent/Teacher Conferences.

Entered executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, promotion, demotion and compensation of an employee.

Left executive session.