December 16, 2015 Minutes

BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, INC.
EXECUTIVE MEETING MINUTES
DECEMBER 16, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN EXECUTIVE SESSION ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015 AT 5:30 P.M AND FOLLOWING THE REGULAR MEETING 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 WHERE AUTHORIZED BY FEDERAL AND STATE STATUTE AND ON 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
DECEMBER 16, 2015

THE BARR-REEVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015 AT 7:00 P.M. AT THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF BARR-REEVE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS. BOARD MEMBERS GALEN GRABER, LANA HELMS 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.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON NOVEMBER 10, 19 & DECEMBER 3, 2015. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS PRESENTED AND LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
CLAIM NUMBERS 934 – 1033 WERE PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR PAYMENT. GALEN GRABER MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT ALL CLAIMS AS PRESENTED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO GIVE TREASURER MARY LOTTES PERMISSION TO PAY REMAINING CLAIMS PRIOR TO DECEMBER 31, 2015. GALEN GRABER 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 FIELD TRIP REQUEST:
NOV 13 – HS BETA CLUB – CONVENTION – FRENCH LICK, IN – TREY SHOWALTER
DEC 8 – GRADE 6-12 RESOURCE STUDENTS – LOOGOOTEE NURSING CENTER – JAMIE UNDERWOOD
DEC 9 – HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS STUDENTS – EMERALD PLACE – WASHINGTON, IN – LEAH COCHREN
JAN 30 – MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL CHORUS – ISSMA SOLO AND ENSEMBLE CONTEST – EVANSVILLE NORTH HIGH SCHOOL – LEAH COCHREN
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE FIELD TRIP AS EDUCATIONAL. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED.
THE BOARD ACCEPTED THE FOLLOWING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUEST:
NOV 12 – CEO BOARD MEETING – EFFINGHAM, IL – JEFF DOYLE
DEC 10 – SIEC PRINCIPAL NETWORKING – JASPER – JEFF DOYLE
JAN 22 – SIEC ISTEP + 2016 FOR ELA – HANNAH RODIMEL
RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE ALL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE KOMPUTROL DISASTER RECOVERY AGREEMENT AS A BACKUP TO CORPORATION FINANCIAL INFORMATION. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED
LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION TO TRANSFER FUNDS TO CAFETERIA FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $7500. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
MR MADISON REPORTED TO THE BOARD ON THE RENEWAL OF THE PROPERTY & LIABILITY INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR THE SCHOOL CORPORATION. EMC THROUGH DOWNEY INSURANCE IS THE CURRENT CARRIER FOR THE CORPORATION. RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE CURRENT CARRIER FOR 2016 AND GALEN GRABER SECONDED. MOTION CARRIED.
THE CALENDAR FOR 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR WAS PRESENTED TO THE BOARD FOR APPROVAL. LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THE CALENDAR. GALEN GRABER SECONDED THE MOTION AND THE MOTION CARRIED.
IN PERSONNEL, UPON RECOMMENDATION FROM ATHLETIC DIRECTOR AARON ASH THE BOARD APPROVED THE ADDITIONAL WINTER & SPRING COACHES:
ELEMENTARY GIRLS 5TH GRADE BASKETBALL – Michelle Davis
ELEMENTARY GIRLS BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER – Amber DeCoursey
JR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOFTBALL COACH – Mike Jones
JR HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS SOFTBALL VOLUNTEER – Ryan Knepp
RONALD BOYD MADE A MOTION TO ACCEPT THESE POSITIONS AS STATED. LANA HELMS SECONDED THE MOTION AND MOTION CARRIED.
IN REPORTS, MR MADISON GAVE A LIST OF MEETING DATES FOR 2016 AND ALSO TALKED ABOUT SEVERAL BILLS THAT WILL BE BROUGHT UP WHEN THE SESSION OPENS IN INDIANAPOLIS IN JANUARY.
IN FINANCIAL REPORTS, MR MADISON GAVE A BRIEF FINANCIAL REPORT OF CURRENT CASH BALANCES AS COMPARED TO LAST YEAR AT THIS TIME.
IN OTHER BUSINESS, SECRETARY LANA HELMS WANTED TO RECOGNIZE THE FINE ARTS DEPARTMENT. SHE STATED THAT WE HAVE VERY TALENTED AND EXCELLENT KIDS AND TEACHERS IN EACH OF THESE DEPARTMENTS.
THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING WILL BE HELD ON JANUARY 12, 2015.
THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS, SECRETARY LANA HELMS MADE A MOTION TO ADJOURN. RONALD BOYD SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED AND MEETING WAS ADJOURNED.

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