VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION

BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

JUNE 10, 2002

 

A meeting of the Board of School Trustees of the Vigo County School Corporation, Vigo County, Indiana, was held at the Administration Building, 686 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, Indiana, on the 10th day of June 2002, at 7:00 P.M.

The following Board Members were present: Mr. Michael Tom, Mr. Mel Burks, Mr. Gene Shike, Mr. Alferd Hamblen, Mr. Mark May, and Dr. Joseph Minnis. Mr. Schuster was on vacation.

Pledge of Allegiance

Mr. Ethan Hamblen, special guest of the Board and student at Chauncey Rose Middle School, led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Ethan recently won a writing contest entitled "If I Were Mayor."

Special Presentation

On behalf of the Board of School Trustees, Mr. Tanoos presented Mr. Robert Mardis with a gift in recognition of his recent award from the National A.L. Carlisle Child Advocacy Committee. This award is presented annually by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice to an individual who has made a significant contribution to juvenile justice.

First Call for Citizens Comments

(No comments received)

Consent Agenda

Mr. Shike moved for approval of the Consent Agenda. Mr. May seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

The following Consent Agenda items were approved:

    1. Minutes Regular Meeting May 28, 2002
    2. Financial Status Report Month Ending May 2002
    3. Encumbrance Report Period Ending May 31, 2002
    4. Permission to Purchase Equipment from Extra-Curricular Funds
    5. Payment of Interim Claims in June
    6. Professional Leave Requests

New Business

Personnel Report

Mr. Tanoos presented the Personnel Report for approval.

 

Mr. Hamblen moved for approval. Mr. Burks seconded the motion. All Board Members present voted "yes".

Elementary School Building Project Schematic Design

Mr. Tanoos introduced Mr. Ed Soots of R.W. Clinton and Associates. Mr. Soots presented the schematic design for the elementary school building projects and responded to questions from Board Members.

Mr. May moved for approval. Mr. Burks seconded the motion. All Board Members present voted "yes."

Activity Trip Charges

Mr. Tanoos requested permission to increase activity trip charges for the 2002-2003 school year from $11.50 to $12.50 per hour.

Mr. May moved for approval. Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion. All Board Members present voted "yes".

Assessment Framework 2002-2003

Mr. Tanoos requested approval of the districtwide assessment framework.

Mr. May moved for approval. Mr. Tom seconded the motion. All Board Members present voted "yes."

Bid for Cafeteria Supplies and Food

Mr. Tanoos requested permission for cafeteria supplies and food.

Mr. May moved for approval. Mr. Hamblen seconded the motion. All Board Members present voted "yes."

(See Proceedings)

Grant

Mr. Tanoos requested permission to accept the I-Read Grant for Deming Elementary School.

Mr. May moved for approval. Mr. Tom seconded the motion. All Board Members present voted "yes."

Comments/Correspondence/Information

Second Call for Citizens Comments

(No comments received)

 

Information and Proposals from Board Members

Mr. May suggested it might be a good idea to re-visit the Driver Education Program within the next few months.

Adjournment: 7:40 P.M.

 

Approved:

_____________________________President ______________________________

_____________________________Vice Pres. ______________________________

_____________________________Secretary ______________________________

_____________________________Dep. Secy.