October 2018

The BOE met on October 10th for the regular board meeting and took the following actions:

  • Ashlee Zimpfer spoke about All-Day Kindergarten
  • Approved the minutes of the September 12, 2018 Board of Education regular meeting minutes as corrected.
  • Approved the Treasurer's report by fund, the Investment report, and cash balance report as presented.
  • Heard from the following Board Committees:

* Park Board-Spoke about the park lane and the showing of a movie in the park.

* Louise Sheets-Discussed doing a fall and a spring/summer award.

  • Approved the 5-year forecast for the Botkins Local School District as presented.
  • Approved the restated 403(B) Plan Document Amendment and Restatement Resolution.
  • Approved all Activity Accounts for the Botkins Local School District for the 2018-19 school year.
  • Hired the following substitute teachers for the 2018-19 school year at a rate of $90 per day: Amanda Brandewie and Jocelyn Warfield.
  • Hired the following extracurricular positions: Jena Holtkamp as the Varsity Assistant Softball Coach and Kayla Nixon as the JH Cheer Coach.
  • Adopted the following Resolutions of Commendations:

Dairy Judging Team-6th Place Overall at the 50th Invitational Youth Dairy Cattle Judging Contest at the All American Dairy Show.

Golf Team-District Qualifying Team and 2nd Place at Sectionals. Nick Fischio was SCAL Golf Champ and Player of the Year for the second year in a row.

  • Accepted the donation of $1,540.00 from Barb Roberts for the Jeff Roberts Scholarship Fund.
  • Approved the resolution authorizing the purchase of competitive retail natural gas service from the lowest responsible bid and to authorize the Superintendent/designee to be able to sign the Master Supplier Agreement that is awarded by through the RFP.
  • Approved the unpaid FMLA leave for Jodi Alig.
  • Approved the land sale to the Village of Botkins for the 108 E. State St. property.
  • Moved to replace resolution #85 approved on May 28, 2017 denying the request for 100% abatement on a new construction project requested by Botkins Investment Group, LLC and adopt the resolution as presented on an updated CRA agreement received October 5, 2018.
  • Approved to have the administration to further investigate the financial, educational, social viability of All Day Kindergarten based on the proposal by Ashlee Zimpfer.
  • Approved to use Classroom Facility Maintenance funds to pay for the maintenance contracts with Smith Boughan, Buckeye Power, Mega City Fire City, OVIS and garbage disposal with CPS.