November 13, 2012 Minutes


BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.

EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
NOVEMBER 13, 2012

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012 AT 11:00 A.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, SCOTT LOTTES AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT.  ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON.  

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER.

A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE CUMMINGS AND SECONDED BY GALEN GRABER TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.


BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.

REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
NOVEMBER 13, 2012

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY NOVEMBER 13, 2012 AT 11:30 A.M. IN THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS.  BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, SCOTT LOTTES AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND THOSE LISTED ON THE ATTACHED SIGN-IN SHEET.

TRAVIS MADISON CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS HELD ON OCTOBER 8, 2012.  JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

MR MADISON OPENED A HEARING ON A RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. TRAVIS CLOSED THE HEARING AND ENTERTAINED A MOTION TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESOLUTION OF ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION. J    OE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:
OCT 23 – SPELL BOWL TEAM – JASPER – NANCY HARRISON
OCT 25 – 2013 SENIOR CLASS – VU CAMPUS VISIT & I-69 VISIT – CHASTITY SWARD
NOV 15 – ELEMENTARY SPELL BOWL TEAM – NORTH DAVIESS – GWEN GRABER
NOV 30 – HS CHORUS – WEST BADEN HOTEL & FRENCH LICK HOTEL – JOYCE HAWKINS
GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIPS AS EDUCATIONAL.  SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

MR MADISON MADE A RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD TO REMAIN WITH DUNN & ASSOCIATES FOR HEALTH INSURANCE FOR THE CORPORATION. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE CURRENT CARRIER FOR 2013 AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON PRESENTED TO THE BOARD AN EARLY RETIREMENT INCENTIVE PLAN. (SEE ATTACHED) JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE PLAN AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE RETIREMENT OF JEAN WAGLER. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT HER RETIREMENT AND THANKED HER FOR THE MANY YEARS THAT SHE HAS WORKED HERE. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED A MATERNITY LEAVE REQUEST FOR AMBER DECOURSEY AND AN EXTENDED MATERNITY LEAVE REQUSET FOR KENDRA LEROY. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THESE REQUESTS. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED. 

ALSO IN PERSONNEL, UPON RECOMMENDATION OF PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE AND ASSITANT PRINCIPAL AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED TREY SHOWALTER AS THE JR HIGH SCIENCE TEACHER. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS REQUEST AND SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

LAST IN PERSONNEL, UPON RECOMMENDATION OF HEAD CUSTODIAN MARK YODER THE BOARD APPROVED DANYELLE WIDNER AS A JANITOR. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS REQUEST AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

IN REPORTS, SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON, GAVE A LETTER TO THE BOARD FROM DAVIESS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION GRANTING THE CAMP READ-A-LOT PROGRAM $2000. TRAVIS THANKED BETH ANN DEVILLEZ FOR HER WORK ON THAT GRANT.

ALSO IN REPORTS, SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE REFORENDUM THAT IS BEING PLANNED FOR MAY 2013. IT WILL BE A SPECAIL ELECTION THAT THE SCHOOL WILL PUT ON. TRAVIS IS MEETING WITH ELECTION OFFICIALS IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS.

CLAIM NUMBERS 817 – 917 PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT.  JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED.  GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON DECEMBER 11, 2012.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, TRAVIS MADISON STATED HE WOULD ENTERTAIN A MOTION TO ADJOURN.  SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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