MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS

BOARD BITS

 

Review of August 5, 2008

Special Board Meeting

 

Lucy Taylor, board vice-president, called the special meeting to order at 7:00 p.m., held in room 602 at Miami East Junior High School. The country was honored by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Roll Call was taken with board members Brad Burton, Mark Davis, Lucy Taylor, and Harold Brumfield in attendance.

Also in attendance were: Kent Buehrer, Architect; and Melanie Yingst, Troy Daily Newspaper.

 

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PURPOSE:

���������� The purpose of this special meeting is to consider a resolution to proceed with a bond
����������� issue and tax levy to construct a new high school and to partially demolish the old high
���������� school building.The proposed bond issue would require approximately 2.46 mills plus
���������� an additional .50 mills for state mandated maintenance requirement.

 

 

 

TREASURER�S REPORT:

 

A.��� ��� Review resolution titled RESOLUTION DETERMINING TO PROCEED WITH
BOND ISSUE AND TAX LEVY, as prepared by Peck, Shaffer &
Williams,
LLP, in
anticipation of issuing bonds for the proposed new high school
cons
truction project.

 

B. Review resolution titled RESOLUTION DECLARING IT NECESSARY TO
LEVY A RENEWAL TAX AND REQUESTING THE COUNTY AUDITOR TO
CERTIFY MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH A PROPOSED TAX LEVY,
as
prepared by Peck, Shaffer & Williams, LLP, in anticipation of placing a 3.5
mill renewal levy for operating costs on the November 4, 2008 ballot
.

 

 

 

C. Approved the resolution titled RESOLUTION DETERMINING TO
PROCEED WITH BOND ISSUE AND TAX LEVY, as prepared by Peck,
Shaffer &
Williams, LLP, in anticipation of issuing bonds for the proposed new
high school cons
truction project.

D. Approved the resolution titled RESOLUTION DECLARING IT
NECESSARY TO LEVY A RENEWAL TAX AND REQUESTING THE
COUNTY AUDITOR TO CERTIFY MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH A
PROPOSED TAX LEVY, as
prepared by Peck, Shaffer & Williams, LLP, in
anticipation of placing a 3.5 mill renewal levy for operating costs on the
November 4, 2008 ballot
.

 

INFORMATIONAL ITEMS:

- The Board of Education discussed the annual evaluations of the treasurer and
superintendent. The Board agreed to complete the Treasurers evaluation during
the August 19th meeting and the Superintendents evaluation during the regularly
scheduled meeting in September.

 

- Mr. Rappold reminded parents that Back to School information is located on
the districts web site. Information includes dates for open house, supply lists,
calendars, and bus routes. The first day of school for students is Wednesday,
August 20th.

 

BOARD MEMBERS COMMENTS:

 

- General Discussion(s)

 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT: The Board of Education adjourned the meeting at 7:25 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT REGULAR MEETING

MIAMI EAST K-8 SCHOOL

August 19, 2008

7:00 P.M.