June 25, 2013 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 25, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITYSCHOOLS. 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 OF STRATEGY WITH RESPECT TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING. ALSO A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON 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.
REGULAR BOARD MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 25, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013 AT 8:00 P.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 MEETING HELD ON MAY 29, 2013.  JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

IN NEW BUISNESS, REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE TOWN OF MONTGOMERY BROUGHT SOME INFORMATION TO THE BOARD ON BUILDING A GARAGE ON SOME PROPERTY THE SCHOOL CURRENTLY OWNS. THE BOARD WANTS TO DISCUSS AND WILL GET BACK WITH THE TOWN REPRESENTATIVES.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING SUMMER FIELD TRIP REQUEST:

JULY 24 – KINDERGARTEN – 5TH GRADE – WONDERLAB – BLOOMINGTON, IN – KERRI BOYD

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD APPROVED THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORTS FOR THE 2012 – 2013 SCHOOL YEAR. A MOTION WAS MADE BY JOE CUMMINGS AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR APPROVAL WAS THE TREASURER’S REPORTS FOR THE 2012 – 2013 SCHOOL YEAR. A MOTION WAS MADE BY SCOTT LOTTES AND SECONDED BY GALEN GRABER TO APPROVE THE TREASURER’S REPORTS. MOTION CARRIED.

SUPERINTENDENT MADISON PRESENTED THE TEXTBOOK RENTAL FEES FOR THE 2013 – 2014 SCHOOL YEAR FOR THE PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY TO THE BOARD.  THEY ARE AS LISTED:

KINDERGARTEN = $94.50

1ST GRADE = $113.70

2ND GRADE = $98.30

3RD GRADE = $97.25

4TH GRADE = $91.45

5TH GRADE = $89.85

GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE FEES ARE PRESENTED AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM MR DOYLE, MR ASH & MR ANDERSON THE BOARD APPROVED THE FOLLOWING TEXTBOOK ADOPTION FOR SCIENCE.

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY: PEARSON – ESSENTIALS OF HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

INTEGRATED CHEMISTRY & PHYSICS: HOLT – PHYSICAL SCIENCE

BIOLOGY I: HOLT – BIOLOGY

SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE TEXTBOOK ADOPTION. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

JULY 17 – WABASH FOOD SHOW – CHASTA BLAKE

GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS.  JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE ELEMENTARY/VOCAL MUSIC TEACHER RECOMMENDATION WAS TABLED UNTIL THE NEXT MEETING. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO TABLE THE RECOMMENDATION. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO IN PERSONNEL, UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED KEVIN ROY AS THE HIGH SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION AND SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

IN OTHER NEWS, SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON WENT OVER A FEW POLICIES THAT WILL NEED TO BE ADDED TO OUR HANDBOOK. MR MADISON ALSO TOLD THE BOARD THAT THE PENSION BOND REFINANCE GOT APPROVED. HE ALSO GAVE A BUDGET CALENDAR TO THE BOARD MEMBERS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.  

CLAIM NUMBERS 456 – 534 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 REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 18, 2013.

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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