Tuesday, Oct 04, 2022

School Board Minutes & Expenses


July 2, 2015

The Arbon School Board met for its annual meeting on July 2, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. members Jason Williams, Jake Evans and Jessica Ward were present as were Debbie Curry, Robin Claunch and clerk, Cheri Evans.

The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jason to approve the agenda. The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jessica to approve the minutes.  The bills were reviewed. The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Jake to approve them and also the correct June bills (correct to the Idaho Power bill). The total M & O expenses for the month of July was $21,177.32 and $2,994.00 for bus depreciation. The school received $3,158.05 from the State Department, $7,938.48 from REAP funds, $22.08 from property taxes and $13.36 from interest on investments. The school M & O balance is $126,852.27. The Plant Facility received $2,994.00 for bus depreciation and $3.82 from interest the Plant Facility balance is $49,633.07. The motion was moved by Jake and seconded by Jessica to approve the financial statement.

Robin and Debbie will leave on July 7th for the Singapore Math Conference in Phoenix, Arizona and return on the evening of the 10th.  Robin will attend an Ag in the Classroom Class on July 12th through the 16th in Boise.  Both of these will be paid with the Professional Development Funds from the State Department.  Debbie has received the ISAT/SBAC results and she has mailed the results to the parents.  She went over them with the Board.  Arbon did better overall than the State of Idaho did.  Robin and Debbie went over the Star Test results in Math and Reading all students are above their class level.

The motion was moved and seconded to declare Jake Chairman, Jason Vice Chairman, Cheri clerk for another year, the meetings to be held on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Arbon School and the posting places to be the Post Office, Arbon School and the Arbon web site by acclamation.

The Fitch Transportation Contract was signed.  The agreement with Deaton and Company to do the 2014-2015 audit was reviewed and signed.  In house control of the Arbon School monies was discussed.  Transitioning from the Power County Clerk issuing checks for the school to the school having their own checking account and issuing their own checks. The motion was moved by Jason and seconded by Jake to authorize the clerk to start the process of opening a checking account for the school and investigate a newer version of Quickbooks and Quickbooks Payroll.

The next meeting will be held on August 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The motion was moved and seconded to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting adjourned at 8:50 p.m.

Approved 08-11-15