September 2009

The Botkins Board of Education met in regular session on September 9, 2009.

The Board took the following actions:

* Approved the minutes of the August 12, 2009 Board of Education meeting.

* Approved the financial report and investment report.

* Heard Committee reports:

Building and Maintenance - we will proceed with replacing lights in both gyms.

We will be receiving about $1600 in rebates. This project will be complete

before December.

Negotiations - we have reached an agreement with the union.

* Approved final changes to the bus routes for the 2009-10 school year.

* Approved appropriations for FY10.

* Hired the following personnel for the 2009-10 school year:

Subs - Maria Dietz

Patricia Kramer

Heather Thaman

Kayla Schwaiger

Swim coach - Heather Thaman

Sophomore Class Advisor - Phillip Groves

Freshmen Basketball Coach - Phillip Groves

Instructional aide - Holly Russell

* Approved the overnight trips:

FFA to FFA National Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana - Oct. 20--23

Fall FCCLA Leadership Meeting in Marengo, Ohio - Oct. 12 & 13

FCCLA Cluster Meeting in Louisville, KY - Nov. 19-22

* Approved the $100 for Mark & Kathy Roggenkamp Education Scholarship from

Mr. & Mrs. Shultheis

* Approved the negotiated agreement as presented for the 2009-10 and the 2010-11 school years.

* Approved raises for personnel as presented and have agreed to pay $500/$600 into HSA for employees.

* Approved a change to the October Board meeting to Thursday, October 15 due to a conflict.

* Adopted a resolution to declare transportation to be impractical to transporting a student to Sidney Christian Academy.


Connie Schneider, Superintendent

Botkins Local School