June 9, 2015 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 9, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015 AT 6:00 P.M AT THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. 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 STRATEGY DISCUSSION ALSO WAS HELD WITH RESPECT TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
A MOTION WAS MADE BY LANA HELMS AND SECONDED BY GALEN GRABER TO ADJOURN THE MEETING. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
JUNE 9, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. 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.
SECRETARY LANA HELMS LED THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON MAY 12, MAY 18, & JUNE 2, 2015. LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
CLAIM NUMBERS 373 – 461 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.
THERE WERE NO COMMENTS FROM PATRONS CONCERNING ITEMS ON THE AGENDA.
IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
MAY 18 & 19 – SCHOOL SAFETY SPECIALIST TRAINING – INDIANAPOLIS – JEFF DOYLE
JUNE 8 – STROBEL EDUCATION: READING & WRITING WORKSHOPS – TELL CITY – AARON WILES
JULY 8 & 9 – EREVOLUTION CONFERENCE – EVANSVILLE VANDERBURGH SCHOOL CORP – TRAVIS MADISON, JEFF DOYLE, AARON ASH, DENA LENGACHER, ANDREA HUFF & CODY CUMMINGS
SEPT 14 & 21 – HIGH ABILITY EDUCATION BOOT CAMP – FISHERS – NICOLE LENGACHER
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING FIELD TRIP REQUESTS:
JULY 22 – SUMMER SCHOOL K – 5TH – WONDERLAB – BLOOMINGTON – ASHLEY SEAL & DENA LENGACHER
AUG 7 & 8 – MS/HS BAND – INDIANAPOLIS – DCI INPACT BAND – STEPHANIE O’BRIAN
RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS AND TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIPS AS EDUCATIONAL. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL, DENA LENGACHER PRESENTED THE TEXTBOOK RENTAL FEES FOR THE 2015 – 2016 SCHOOL YEAR FOR THE PRIMARY/ELEMENTARY TO THE BOARD. THEY ARE AS LISTED:
KINDERGARTEN = $94.22
1ST GRADE = $104.70
2ND GRADE = $86.97
3RD GRADE = $99.20
4TH GRADE = $92.32
5TH GRADE = $93.97
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE FEES ARE PRESENTED AND RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE BUS BIDS FOR 2015-2021 AS FOLLOWED WITH THE AVERAGE DAILY RATE:
BUS #3 = JERROLD W HARDER $199.95
BUS #5 = JERROLD W HARDER $205.95
BUS #8 = BUSCORP $196.67
BUS #9 = JERROLD W HARDER $205.95
RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE BIDS AS STATED. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD APPROVED AUTHORIZATION FOR THE SUPERINTENDENT TRAVIS MADISON, ELEMENTARY & HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPLS TO APPLY FOR STATE AND FEDERAL GRANT PROGRAMS INCLUDING HIGH ABILITY LEARNERS, TITLE I, II, IV, V, VI AND SCHOOL LUNCH PROGRAM. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION AND LANA HELMS SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN NEW BUSINESS, THE BOARD APPROVED THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT AND THE ECA TREASURER’S REPORTS FOR THE 2014 – 2015 SCHOOL YEAR. A MOTION WAS MADE BY RONALD BOYD AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED A 3 YEAR CONTRACT FOR BRYAN HUGHES AS THE VARSITY BOYS BASKETBALL COACH. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE RETIREMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY/CAFETERIA STAFF MEMBER SHIRLEY BRIDGES. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED AND THANKED HER FOR MANY YEARS OF SERVICE. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO THE BOARD APPROVED THE RESIGNATION OF VARSITY BASEBALL COACH NATHAN LESTER. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE RESIGNATION. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED JAYNA MILLER TO RESIGN AS THE K-5 MUSIC TEACHER AND MOVE HER TO AN ELEMENTARY TEACHER’S AIDE FOR NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL PRINCIPAL JEFF DOYLE AND ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL DENA LENGACHER THE BOARD APPROVED LEAH HELMS FOR THE K-12 MUSIC POSITION. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THIS POSITION AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
ALSO IN PERSONNEL, THE BOARD APPROVED THE NON-CERTIFIED AND CLASSIFIED APPOINTMENTS AND SALARIES FOR THE 2015-2016 AND 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEARS. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE APPOINTMENTS AS STATED. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, SECRETARY LANA HELMS WANTED TO RECOGNIZE THE ACADEMIC STUDENTS AND COACHES ON A JOB WELL DONE THIS PAST SCHOOL YEAR.
IN THE FINANCIAL REPORT, MR MADISON GAVE A BRIEF FINANCIAL REPORT.
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 14, 2015.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, PRESIDENT GALEN GRABER STATED HE WOULD MAKE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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