December 13, 2011 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 13, 2011

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011 AT 11:00 A.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 JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES.  A MOTION WAS MADE BY GALEN GRABER AND SECONDED BY SCOTT LOTTES TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 13, 2011

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 2011 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 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 NOVEMBER 7, 2011.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

TRAVIS MADISON PRESENTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIPS TO THE BOARD:

DEC 3 – HS CHORUS TO FRENCH LICK HOTEL – JOYCE HAWKINS

DEC 12 – SPECIAL ED TO ANGEL WORKS PARTNERS – JAMIE UNDERWOOD

JAN 19 – 21 – HS BAND TO INDIANA MUSIC CONVENTION – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

JAN 28 – HS BAND – FLUTE SECTION TO ISU IN TERRE HAUTE – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

MARCH 16 & 17 – 5TH& 6TH GRADE AND JR HIGH BAND TO ISSMA ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEST – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

MAY 12 – 5TH & 6TH GRADE AND JR HIGH BAND TO  HOLIDAY WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN

JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO CERTIFY THE FIELD TRIPS AS EDUCATIONAL AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

MR MADISON PRESENTED TO THE BOARD AN INDOOR AIR QUALITY POLICY. HE DISCUSSED SOME HIGHLIGHTS OF THE POLICY AND ASKED THE FOR A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS POLICY. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POLICY AS WRITTEN. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

MR MADISON REPORTED TO THE BOARD ON THE RENEWAL OF THE PROPERTY & LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE SCHOOL CORPORATION.  EMC THROUGH DOWNEY INSURANCE IS THE CURRENT CARRIER FOR THE CORPORATION. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE CURRENT CARRIER FOR 2012 AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE 2012 – 2013 SCHOOL CALENDAR. GALEN GRABER MADE THE MOTION TO ACCEPT AND SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED A RESOLTUION TO TRANSFER UP TO $5,000 IF NEEDED FROM THE GENERAL FUND TO THE CAFETERIA FUND.  SCOTT LOTTES MADE THE MOTION TO ALLOW THE TRANSFER AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

MR MADISON PRESENTED TO THE BOARD AN AMENDMENT TO THE MILK PRICE(S).  JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO MOVE MILK PRICES FROM $.25 TO MARKET PRICE. GALEN GRABER SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD AUTHORIZED CORPORATION TREASURER MARY LOTTES TO PAY JOHNSON CONTROLS WHEN A JOB GETS COMPLETED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED THE RESIGNATION OF BRITTANY CLARK-DERR AND ACCEPTED AMBER RADEAMACHER AS THE JV GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH. ALSO APPROVED WAS ASHLEY SEAL AS THE 5TH/6TH GRADE CHEERLEADER COACH. GALEN GRABER MADE MOTION THAT WAS SECONDED BY SCOTT LOTTES TO APPROVE ALL PERSONNEL ITEMS AS LISTED.  MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST FROM JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE COUNSELOR TO ATTEND THE SIEC MEETING IN JASPER ON FEBRUARY 8, 2012. JOE CUMMINGS MADE THE MOTION TO APPROVE MS SWARD’S REQUEST AND SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.  

THE BOARD APPROVED THE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST FROM JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL BAND TEACHER TO ATTEND THE INDIANA MUSIC EDUCATORS CONVENTION MEETING IN FORT WAYNE, IN ON JANUARY 19 – 21, 2012. SCOTT LOTTES MADE THE MOTION TO APPROVE MRS O’BRIAN’S REQUEST AND JOE CUMMIGNS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.  

IN REPORTS MR MADISON STATED THAT WE RECEIVE QUOTES FROM TWO COMPANIES ON HEALTH INSURANCE AND THAT WE ACCEPTED OUR CURRENT CARRIER DUNN & ASSOCIATES. HE ALSO STATED THAT OUR MEDICAL PREMIUMS WENT UP AROUND 12% AND THAT DENTAL AND VISION STAYED THE SAME.

CLAIM NUMBERS 889 – 977 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 SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 10, 2012 AT 11:30 A.M.

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

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