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ARBON SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
October 11, 2011

The Arbon School Board met on October 11, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. members Jason Williams, Melinda Campbell and Jake Evans were present as were Debbie Curry, Robin Claunch, Ryan Weston and clerk, Cheri Evans.

The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Melinda to approve the agenda after one addition. The motion was moved by Melinda and seconded by Jake to approve the minutes. The bills were reviewed. The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Melinda to approve them. The total M & O expenses for the month of October was $19,669.58. The school received $53,182.00 from the State Department and $6.57 from interest on investments. The school M & O balance is $93,633.26. The Plant Facility received $5.56 from interest the Plant Facility balance is $33,406.16. The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jason to approve the financial statement.

The school has met all 41 categories to meet Adequate Yearly Progress for the 2010-2011 school year. Speech Therapist, David Brainard, will continue services for one student from last year and start with another. The school will be going to the World War II display for a field trip at the Museum of Idaho in Idaho Falls on November 11th.

Ryan Weston is willing to do some research and get estimates together to maybe upgrade the lighting and sound system for the programs for next month’s meeting. Cheri will let the State Department know about the closure day on September 30th so they can make an adjustment to the 2011-2012 school calendar.

Shawn Lish submitted a bid of $3,500.00 for the roof between the shed and school. Jake will let him know to proceed with the project. The Board will wait until spring to see where they are budget wise before proceeding with replacing the hall floor. They will ask Richard to temporarily fix another rise in the floor by the gym doors. Jake will see if he can get someone to come and weld the seams in the restrooms before then.

The bus driver contracts were reviewed and gone over. The Board is looking at possibly setting a base salary and than a per route amount. Nothing was finalized. They will meet with the drivers before the contracts end in May of 2012.

The next meeting will be held on November 8, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. The motion was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting. The meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m.

Approved 11-08-2011