March 10, 2015 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 10, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015 AT 6:00 P.M AT THE ALFORDSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN LOOGOOTEE. BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, RONALD BOYD AND LANA HELMS WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WAS THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON.
THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER.
A DISCUSSION WAS HELD ON WHERE AUTHORIZED BY FEDERAL OR STATE STATUE AND JOB PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEES.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY GALEN GRABER AND SECONDED BY LANA HELMS TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
MARCH 10, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ALFORDSVILLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IN LOOGOOTEE. BOARD MEMBERS LANA HELMS, GALEN GRABER AND RONALD BOYD WERE PRESENT. ALSO PRESENT WERE THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON AND THOSE LISTED ON THE ATTACHED SIGN-IN SHEET.
PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER.
VICE PRESIDENT RONALD BOYD LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER GAVE THE INVOCATION.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON FEBRUARY 14, 2015. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
THERE WERE NO COMMENTS FROM PATRONS CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.
IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD APPROVED AN AGREEMENT WITH JOHNSON CONTROL FOR THEIR ANNUAL MAINTENANCE. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE AGREEMENT WITH JOHNSON CONTROL. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
APR 14 – USI REGIONAL RECRUITMENT TEACHER FAIR – EVANSVILLE – JEFF DOYLE AND AARON ASH
APR 15, 16 & 17 – 2015 HARMONY CONFERENCE – FRENCH LICK – DENA LENGACHER, JEFF DOYLE, TAMARA SWARTZENTRUBER AND CODY CUMMINGS
APR 27 – IU SCHOOL OF EDUCATION INTERVIEW DAY – BLOOMINGTON – JEFF DOYLE AND AARON ASH
GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:
APR 10 – CAREER CLASSES – WESTGATE ACADEMY – CHASTITY SWARD AND BRYAN HUGHES
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIPS AS EDUCATIONAL. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL, DENA LENGACHER AND MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL, JEFF DOYLE PRESENTED THE K-12 STUDENT HANDBOOKS FOR THE FIRST READ TO BE APPROVED AT THE APRIL MEETING.
IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED ANNETTA GRABER AS A CONSULTANT FOR UP TO 30 DAYS AT $300 PER DAY. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS POSITION AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN PERSONNEL, AND UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH, THE BOARD APPROVED SHANELLE TROUTMAN AS A VOLUNTEER VOLLEYBALL COACH. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THIS POSITION AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, KINDERGARTEN ROUND UP WILL BE FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL THE PRIMARY OFFICE AT 812-486-3235.
IN A LEGISLATIVE UPDATE, MR MADISON GAVE A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THIS WINTER/SPRING LEGISLATIVE SESSION AND SOME BILLS THAT ARE OF INTEREST TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND BRCS. HE SUGGESTED CONTACTING LOCAL LEGISLATION TO INSURE THAT OUR SCHOOL/COMMUNITY AND ITS NEEDS ARE BEING HEARD AND CONSIDERED UP IN INDIANAPOLIS.
IN THE FINANCIAL REPORT, MR MADISON ALSO GAVE A BRIEF FINANCIAL REPORT AS WELL AS STATING CORPORATION CASH BALANCES AND ANTICIPATED REVENUES.
CLAIM NUMBERS 146 – 205 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON APRIL 14, 2015.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER STATED HE WOULD ENTERTAIN A MOTION TO ADJOURN. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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