April 30, 2013 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
APRIL 30, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ALFORDSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.  BOARD MEMBERS 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.

SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON GAVE A PRESENTATION TO THE BOARD AND ALL THAT WERE PRESENT. HE DISCUSSED INDIANA SCHOOL ACCOUNTING AND WENT OVER THE PRIMARY FUNDS AND HOW EACH GETS THEIR INCOME AND WHAT EACH ONE IS SPENT ON. HE ALSO DISCUSSED WHERE OUR SCHOOL GETS ITS MONEY AND HOW IT IS SPENT. MR MADISON POINTED OUT SOME NEGATIVE IMPACTS TO OUR REVENUE AND SHOWED US HOW SOME OF OUR SCHOOL FUNDING FROM THE STATE IS DETERMINED. SUPERINTENDENT MADISON ALSO WENT OVER THE AREA SCHOOL TAX RATES AND WE WERE THE 3RD LOWEST IN OUR AREA IN 2012. TRAVIS MADISON ALSO WENT OVER SOME IMPORTANT POINTS OF EMPHASIS AND HOW THE QUESTION WILL BE WORDED ON THE BALLOT.

AFTER THE PRESENTATION, SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON OPENED THE MEETING FOR QUESTIONS. THERE WERE SEVERAL THAT ASKED QUESTIONS. THEY WERE: BARRY TEDROW, BONNIE WILLIAMS, LOUISE FREYBERGER, MARLIN KELSO, JENNIFER WILSON & LORI TEDROW. THE BOARD MEMBERS EACH GAVE A STATEMENT.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON MAY 14, 2013.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, TRAVIS 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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