March 8, 2016 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.

 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

MARCH 8, 2016

 

 

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016 AT 7:00 P.M. IN THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS.  BOARD MEMBERS LANA HELMS, GALEN GRABER AND RONALD BOYD WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND THOSE LISTED ON THE ATTACHED SIGN-IN SHEET.

PRESIDENT RONALD BOYD CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.

PRESIDENT RONALD BOYD LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS HELD ON FEBRUARY 11, 2016.  GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

CLAIM NUMBERS 139 – 206 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THERE WERE NO COMMENTS FROM PATRONS CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.

IN NEW BUSINESS, MR. MADISON PRESENTED A THRESHOLD LOSS POLICY THAT WAS RECOMMENDED BY THE INDIANA STATE BOARD OF ACCOUNTS.  THIS POLICY WOULD ESTABLISH $500.00 AS THE AMOUNT THRESHOLD THAT THE CORPORATION WOULD USE FOR REPORTING THEFT, STOLEN OR MISSING PROPERTY TO THE ISBOE.  GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE POLICY AS WRITTEN. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUEST:

APR 9 – JR HIGH & 6TH GRADE BAND – TECUMSEH HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

APR 13 – GRADE 9-12 – VU JASPER CAMPUS – CHASTITY SWARD

APR 22 – HS BAND – CASTLE HIGH SCHOOL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

MAY – 6TH GRADE BAND – AREA NURSING HOMES – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

MAY 14 – JR HIGH & 6TH GRADE BAND – HOLIDAY WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

AUG 12 & 13 – MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND – INDIANAPOLIS, IN – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

FEB 12 – 1:1 TRAINING- ORLEANS HIGH SCHOOL – JEFF DOYLE, AARON ASH, DENA LENGACHER, ANDREA HUFF, NATHAN LESTER, TENLEY LESTER, MARK HOLT, AMY KAVANAUGH, & JULIE KING

FEB 26 – 1:1 ADMIN MEETING – NORTH DAVIESS HIGH SCHOOL – JEFF DOYLE, AARON ASH, DENA LENGACHER & ANDREA HUFF

MAR 15 – OCU DUAL CREDIT MEETING – OAKLAND CITY, IN – AARON ASH. TIM SWARTZENTRUBER, CHASTITY SWARD, MIKE DECOURSEY, KELLY BADGER & NATHAN LESTER

APR 12 – SPRING MEDIA NETWORKING SESSION – FOREST PARK – BETH ANN DEVILLEZ

.A MOTION WAS MADE BY RONALD BOYD TO APPROVE THE LEAVE REQUESTS.  THE MOTION WAS SECONDED BY LANA HELMS. MOTION CARRIED.

MR DOYLE AND MRS LENGACHER PRESENTED THE 2016-2017 STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR A FIRST READ. IT WILL BE PRESENTED FOR APPROVAL AT THE APRIL MEETING.

THERE WERE NO ITEMS IN PERSONNEL.

IN FINANCIAL REPORTS, MR MADISON GAVE A BRIEF FINANCIAL REPORT OF CURRENT CASH BALANCES AS COMPARED TO LAST YEAR AT THIS TIME.

A REMINDER WAS MADE FOR KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP WHICH WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY MARCH 11, 2016.  ANY QUESTION SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO THE PRIMARY SCHOOL 812-486-3235

PRIOR TO ADJOURNMENT, LANA HELMS WANTED TO RECOGNIZE THE TEACHERS THAT TAKE THE EXTRA TIME OUTSIDE OF CLASS.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 12, 2016.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED. 

 

Signed:            __________________________PRESIDENT

 

                                                __________________________VICE PRESIDENT          

                       

                                                __________________________SECRETARY

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