September 3, 2014 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
SPECIAL BOARD MEETING MINUTES
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2014 AT 5:30 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.
TRAVIS MADISON CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.
MR MADISON SENT CONDOLENCES TO JANICE LENGACHER & FAMILY ON THE LOSS OF THEIR DAUGHTER.
BEFORE COMMENTS, SUPERINTENDENT MADISON CLARIFIED THE PROCEDURE ON ASKING QUESTIONS AND BOARD POLICY ON PROCEDURES.
THERE WERE COMMENTS FROM RON BOYD AND LANA HELMS CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.
IN NEW BUSINESS, TRAVIS MADISON OPENED THE HEARING ON THE 2015 BUDGET, SCHOOL BUS REPLACEMENT PLAN AND THE CAPITAL PROJECTS PLAN. RON BOYD ASKED QUESTIONS. THERE WERE NO OTHER COMMENTS ON THE PROPOSED BUDGETS FOR 2015 AND TRAVIS MADISON CLOSED THE PUBLIC HEARING.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE WAS REACHED IN THE LAWSUIT THAT WAS FILED BY THE BARR-REEVE CLASSROOM TEACHER ASSOCIATION VS THE BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES OF THE BARR-REEVE SCHOOL CORPORATION. A STATEMENT WAS READ ON BEHALF OF EACH PARTY. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE AS STATED BETWEEN THE BARR-REEVE CLASSROOM TEACHERS ASSOCIATION AND BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS BOARD OF TRUSTEES. JOE CUMMINGS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM SUPERINTENDENT MADISON, THE BOARD APPROVED JOSH SWARTZENTRUBER AS THE ELEMENTARY PE TEACHER. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE RESIGNATION OF NANCY HARRISON AS A MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD APPROVED MANDY HANNAH AS THE NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL ENGLISH TEACHER WITH A MEMO OF UNDERSTANDING THAT IT WOULD ONLY BE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THIS YEAR. SCOTT LOTTES MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED AUBREY BARNARD AS THE HEAD SOFTBALL COACH. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS POSITION AS STATED. SCOTT LOTTES SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, THE BOARD APPROVED THE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT PLANS FOR PRIMARY, ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL. JOE CUMMINGS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THESE AS PRINTED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2014 AT 5:30.
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 GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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