MIAMI EAST LOCAL SCHOOLS

BOARD BITS

 

Review of September 20, 2005

Regular Board Meeting

 

Mark Davis, board president, called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m., held at Miami East PreK-8 School. The country was honored by the Pledge of Allegiance.

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

Others present were: Jim Taylor, Marie Carity, Matt Roth, and Aprill Brandon.

                                               

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Good News Recognition

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Marie Carity shared with the Board of Education the Miami East FFA results at the Miami
            County Fair, explained various events that will be held during the upcoming National FFA

            Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, and what would be included in a  possible FFA trip to
            Europe.

 

Letter of thanks to the Piqua Fraternal Order of Eagles for their recent donation

            to the Miami East Preschool Program.  

 

 

 

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Treasurer’s Report:

 

A.        Approval of the minutes of the August 16, 2005 regular board meeting,

   as presented by the treasurer.

 

B.        Approval of the financial statements for August, 2005. 

  

C.        Approval of the following repayment of advances of the amounts of the

   prior advances in June, 2005:

 

                    Advances-Repayment

                        From                                        To                                            In the amount of

                        Reading Intervention                  General Fund (001)                   $ 14,662.29

                        Fund-FY’2205 (460)

 

D.        Approval to amend the Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources for  

       the new allocations for the FY 2006 Grant Funds as presented.

 

 

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E.           Approval of the following fund transfers:

 

Transfers

From                    To                    In the amount of

General Fund               H.B. 412 Set-Asides

                           Textbooks and Instructional     $191,094.31

                           Materials, Software &

                           Equipment            __________

                           Total of Transfers      $191,094.31

 

F.           Reviewed for consideration of approval of Permanent Appropriations and The Spending

       Plan for FY 2006 (2005-06 school year). 

 

 

           G.      Other Information:

 

-         School Finance Newsletter  

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SUPERINTENDENT’S REPORT:

 

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NEW BUSINESS:

A.      EMPLOYMENT ITEMS:

                        1.      Approval of Tammy Hamiel’s request for a unpaid leave of

absence from November 18 through December 2, 2005. 

 

                           2.      Approval of Wanda Clark’s request for a unpaid leave of

absence from October 3  through 5, 2005.

 

                        3.            Approval of Megan Noll’s request for FMLA for six weeks  

and to coincide with 6 weeks sick leave for maternity leave to begin

October 10, 2005 through November 18, 2005.  Six weeks FMLA will

begin from November 19, 2005 through January 2, 2006.   

 

4.            Approval of a Jr. High Site Manager for school year 2005-06,

at .020 index on the supplemental schedule, and to be reviewed for

for the 2006-07 school year.

 

 

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5.            Approval of the following persons for supplemental contracts,  

effective for the 2005-06 school year, based on their years of experience,

at the board approved rate of pay:

                        HIGH SCHOOL

                        Class Advisor – 9th Grade – Meghan Arnold

                        Detention Supervisor – Kristy Voisard

                                                JR. HIGH

                                                Site Manager – Kevin Evans

Assistant Cheerleading Advisor – Sarah Meyer- Step 0

                                                Newspaper Advisor - Co-Advisors – Janet Stevens & Suzie Krites

 

6.        Approval of the salary schedules for Assistant Treasurer,    

           Superintendent’s Secretary, Clerk Cashier/EMIS Coordinator and  
           Maintenance Supervisor for the 2005-06 through 2007-2008 school years. 

                       

7.          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 2005-06 school year.  The board-

approved rate of pay has been set at $73.00 per day through 10th consecutive  

days and $83.00 per day from 11th day through 60 days in the same position,
   then placed on beginning salary schedule.

 

B.            FY’ 2006 PERMANENT APPROPRIATIONS:

Approval of the FY’ 2006 Permanent Appropriations as

presented for review by the treasurer. 

 

 

    

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                   C.      SCHOOL MAINTENANCE PROGRAM FOR MIAMI EAST LOCAL  

                              SCHOOL  DISTRICT, NEW K-8 SCHOOL BUILDING:

             

Approval of Lawhon & Associates to complete the last require-

ment of the OSFC guidelines, the completion of the maintenance plan. 

 

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            D.            TRANSPORTATION COSTS FOR ATHLETIC CONTESTS IN 2005-06:

                                    Approval of the board to assume transportation costs for

athletic contests in 2005-06, at an amount not to exceed $10,000, and to support

actual cost. 

 

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E.            OUT-OF-STATE TRIP APPROVAL:

Approval of the following out-of-state field trips for the

2005-06 school year: 

National FFA Convention, Louisville, KY. – October 26 - 29, 2005

Jr. Class, Washington D.C. – October 30 - November 2, 2005

Concert Band & Show Choir, Orlando, FL.- April 10 - 15, 2006

Eighth Grade Smoky Mountain Trip – April 30 - May 5, 2006

 

 

F.             TRANSPORTATION AGREEEMENT W/TROY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL:

Approval of the transportation agreement between Miami

East Local School District and Troy Christian School for the 2005-06 school year. 

 

           

G.            WAIVER OF REGULAR TRANSPORTATION:

Approval of a Waiver of Transportation for students whose

legal residence is within the Miami East Local School District and who are attending the Piqua Catholic Schools, Sidney-Lehman High School, Miami East Montessori School, St. Pat’s School, and the Miami County Consortium Pre-School and Special Education units, for reimbursement to the parents for the 2005-06 school year. 

 

 

H.            PARTICIPATION WITH THE OHIO COALITION FOR EQUITY &  
             ADEQUACY:

           

Approval of participation in The Ohio Coalition for Equity

Adequacy, for school funding, for the 2005-06 school year, at a cost of $659.50. 

 

 

 

I.             ALL FEDERAL PROGRAMS FOR 2005-06 SCHOOL YEAR:

Approval of Miami East Local School’s participation in all

Federal education programs for which we qualify.

 

 

 

 

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BOARD AGENDA

SEPTEMBER 20, 2005

 

OTHER INFORMATIONA/DISCUSSION ITEM:


-       The Board –“How To Know If You Are A Valuable Board Member” &

         “Why Invest In Early Learning?”  

 

                        -       2005/2006 CBC Passes, compliments of Miami East Athletic Department

 

     

BOARD MEMBERS’ COMMENTS:

 

-       General Discussion(s) 

 

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEXT MEETING

MIAMI EAST JR. HIGH/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

October 18, 2005

7:00 P.M.