June 12, 2012 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 12, 2012

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012 AT 7::00 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS SCOTT LOTTES, GALEN GRABER AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT.  ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON.  

THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER.

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


BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.

BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 12, 2012

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2012 AT 8:00 P.M. IN THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS.  BOARD MEMBERS SCOTT LOTTES, GALEN GRABER AND JOE CUMMINGS WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND THOSE LISTED ON THE ATTACHED SIGN-IN SHEET.   

MR MADISON CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.

A MOTION WAS MADE BY SCOTT LOTTES AND SECONDED BY JOE CUMMINGS TO ACCEPT THE MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETINGS OF MAY 15, 2012.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD APPROVED THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR THE 2011 – 2012 SCHOOL YEAR. A MOTION WAS MADE BY GALEN GRABER AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR APPROVAL WAS THE TREASURER’S REPORTS FOR THE 2011 – 2012 SCHOOL YEAR. A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE CUMMINGS AND SECONDED BY SCOTT LOTTES TO APPROVE THE TREASURER’S REPORTS. MOTION CARRIED.

SUPERINTENDENT MADISON PRESENTED THE TEXTBOOK RENTAL FEES FOR THE 2012 – 2013 SCHOOL YEAR FOR THE PRIMARY/INTERMEDIATE TO THE BOARD.  THEY ARE AS LISTED:
KINDERGARTEN = $80.80
1ST GRADE = $113.85
2ND GRADE = $100.85
3RD GRADE = $99.20
4TH GRADE = $90.25
5TH GRADE = $89.80
JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE FEES ARE PRESENTED AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD APPROVED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
JULY 31 & AUGUST 1 – 90 MINUTE READING BLOCK – HUNTINGBURG, IN – BROOKE LENGACHER
SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON, ELEMENTARY & HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPLS TO APPLY FOR STATE AND FEDERAL GRANT PROGRAMS. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED A LEASE AGREEMENT WITH THE DAVIES COUNTY ECONOMIS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION FOR THE USE OF ADVANCED MANUFACTURING EQUIPMENT FOR $1.00 PER YEAR. A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE CUMMINGS AND SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED THE RESIGNATIONS OF ABBY CORNELIUS AND KATHERINE SPELLMEYER. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATIONS AND THANKED THEM FOR THEIR TIME. JOE SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ON A RECOMMENDATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AARON ASH, THE BOARD HIRED JORDAN GUINN AS A HIGH SCHOOL SPANISH TEACHER. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

MR MADISON PRESENTED TO THE BOARD ADMINISTRATOR CONTRACT EXTENSION RECOMMENDATIONS AS JEFF DOYLE ROLL OVER TWO ADDITIONAL YEARS TO PLACE HIM ON THE FIRST OF A THREE YEAR CONRACT IN 2012 – 2013 WITH AN ADDENDUM IN EFFECT. ALSO, AARON ASH AND ANNETTA GRABER ROLL OVER ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR SO THEY WILL BE ON THE FIRST OF A TWO YEAR CONTRACT IN 2012 – 2013 WITH AN ADDENDUM IN EFFECT. LAST, TRAVIS MADISON’S CONTRACT WOULD ROLL OVER THREE ADDITIONAL YEARS TO PLACE HIM ON YEAR ONE OF A FIVE YEAR CONTRACT IN 2012 – 2013 WITH AN ADDENDUM EFFECT.

ALSO IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED NON-CERTIFIED AND CERTIFIED NON-TEACHER CONTRACT RECOMMENDATIONS. THESE EMPLOYEES ARE CODY CUMMINGS, MARK YODER, MANDY ASH, CHASTITY SWARD, MANDY HANNAH, MARY LOTTES AND TAMARA SWARTZENTRUBER. FIRST RECOMMENDATION IS TO PLACE ALL ON A JULY/JUNE CONTRACT. ALL WOULD BE ONE YEAR CONTRACT EXCEPT CODY WOULD BE ON A FIRST YEAR OF TWO YEAR CONTRACT STARTING THE 2012 – 2013 SCHOOL YEAR. GALEN MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL RECOMMENDATIONS. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN OTHER, TRAVIS MADISON GAVE AN UPDATE ON WORK BEING DONE AT THE SUPERINTENDENT’S OFFICE.

IN REPORTS, SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON, GAVE A LETTER TO THE BOARD FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ALLIANCE, INC. GRANTING THE LIBRARY $500. TRAVIS THANKED BETH ANN DEVILLEZ FOR HER WORK ON THAT GRANT.

CLAIM NUMBERS 384 – 484 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED.  JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE NEXT BOARD MEETING WILL BE TUESDAY JULY 24, 2012 AT 8:00 PM.

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

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