August 12, 2013 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
AUGUST 12, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013 AT 7:00 P.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 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
AUGUST 12, 2013

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON MONDAY, AUGUST 12, 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 JULY 17, 2013 AND AUGUST 3, 2013.  SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

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

IN NEW BUSINESS, SUPERINTENDENT MADISON ASKED PERMISSION TO ADVERTISE THE 2014 SCHOOL BUDGET, CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN AND SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE REQUEST BY MADISON. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:

AUG 28: CO-TEACHING: WHAT IT MEANS AND HOW TO DO IT WELL – NEW HOPE CHRISTIAN CHURCH, WASHINGTON, IN – LINDSEY FREYBERGER, BRITTANY MILLER, JOAN SCHUTZ, GWEN GRABER, DOUG KLOPFENSTEIN, ASHLEY SEAL AND CAROLINE BUMGARNER

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

ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUEST:

SEPT 10 – CAREERS CLASS – CRANE, IN – BRYAN HUGHES

GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION.  MOTION CARRIED.

IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED SHEILA ROY AS THE LIBRARY AIDE. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POSITION AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.

UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM HEAD CUSTODIAN MARK YODER, LORNA CLARK WAS APPROVED AS A 2ND SHIFT CUSTODIAN ON A 30-DAY TRIAL.  GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RECOMMENDATION. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

ALSO IN PERSONNEL, ALLISON GRABER WAS APPROVED AS A HIGH SCHOOL CHEER COACH. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE POSITION AS STATED. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.

IN REPORTS, MR MADISON STATED THERE WOULD BE AN OPEN HOUSE IN THE ELEMENTARY/PRIMARY ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013 FROM 6:00PM – 7:30PM. HE ALSO REPORTED THAT OUR SCHOOL IS UP ABOUT 30 STUDENTS FROM LAST YEAR. ALSO DISCUSSED IN REPORTS WAS THE NUMBER OF FREE AND REDUCED APPLICATIONS THAT WERE COMPLETED HAS INCREASED FROM LAST YEARS NUMBERS.

CLAIM NUMBERS 579 – 661 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 SPECIAL SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 28, 2013.

THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 9, 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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