MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS
Regular Board Meeting
Brad Burton, board president, called the regular
meeting to order at , held in room 602 at
Roll Call was taken with board members Brad Burton, Mark Davis, Rusty Miller, Lucy Taylor, and Harold Brumfield in attendance.
Also in attendance were: Keith Bowman, parent; Ben Bowman, student; Stephen Kalmar, visitor; Ray Kiser, visitor; Kevin Pyers, staff member; Reed Pyers, student; Mike Deweese, resident; Donna Deweese, resident; Mike Allen, parent; Hannah Allen, student; Patrick Cooley, Troy Daily Newspaper; and Susan Hartley, Piqua Daily Call.
There were no public comments heard.
GOOD NEWS RECOGNITION
The Miami East Board of Education recognized the Junior High Math Counts Team. Hannah Allen and
Ben Bowman, students
involved in the Math Counts Team were both in attendance. Ben informed the BOE of the activities the team
has been participating in over the past few months. Between
Junior High students have been participating in weekly math sessions
since October. Four students will represent Miami East in team competition
while four others will serve as alternates at
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B. Approval of the financial statements for January, 2007.
C. Reviewed the Resolution prepared by Peck, Shaffer & Williams, LLP, for issuing a Bond
Refunding of the eligible 2002 School Improvement Bonds.
D. Approval of Resolution prepared by Peck, Shaffer & Williams. LLP, entitled
“Resolution To Issue Bonds to Replace The Bond Anticipation Notes In The Amount
of Education of the current status of the collection of income tax receipts.
- Audit Update – Mr. Sommer informed the Board of Education that the final audit report has yet to be released.
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1. Approval of Nancy Dunham’s request for
maternity leave to
coincide with FMLA beginning
2 Approval of the following certificated personnel for upgrade
of degrees, effective at the beginning of the second semester of the 2006-07
school year, on the approved salary schedules:
Bruce Vanover – BS + 150 to Masters
3. Approval to rescind the following supplemental contract for
the 2006-07 school year:
Head Girls’ Track Coach – Bruce Vanover – Step 3
4. Approval of the following supplemental
contract for the 2006-2007
Head Boys’ Track Coach – Bruce Vanover – Step 3
Head Girls Softball Coach – Curt Schaefer – Step 3
Asst. Boys’ Baseball Coach – Jeff Haulman – Step 2
Junior High School
Volunteer Assistant Track Coach – Kelly Young
5. Approval of an additional classified sub for the 2006-07 school
year as follows:
Jo Lynn Werling – Aide & Clerical
6. Approval of sub teachers who have been
approved by the Miami
County Educational Service Center and on file in the central office. These are
all on an as needed basis for the 2006-07 school year. The board-approved rate
of pay has been set at $75.00 per day through 10th consecutive day and $83.00
per day from 11th day through 60 consecutive day, then place on beginning
2007-2008 SCHOOL CALENDAR APPROVAL:
Approval of Calendar “ A ” for the 2007-2008 school year.
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OTHER INFORMATIONAL/DISCUSSION ITEMS:
- The Board- “The Most Important Personnel Question You Can Ask” -
of Education Self-Appraisal Process - Mr. Rappold inquired whether the
Board of Education wished to complete the self-appraisal process. Board
members all agreed that they would like to complete this process once again this
year and directed the superintendent to contact Dr. John Decker to determine a
date that he could attend a future meeting to report his findings and summaries of
the collected appraisals.
- Board of Education annual tour of the campus and classrooms – The BOE requested that the superintendent give the members several potential dates to consider for their annual tour.
- Regional Meetings regarding the proposed
Constitutional Amendment to fund
meetings which will better explain the details of the potential amendment.
BOARD MEMBERS’ COMMENTS:
- The Miami East Board of Education invited Stephen Kalmar, SJK
International, and Ray Kiser to present information regarding the proposed Honey Creek residential development. Mr. Kalmar answered questions from both visitors and Board members regarding the proposed development. Additionally, a DVD was shown and information was distributed to BOE members regarding the development.
ADJOURNMENT: The Board of Education adjourned at