Lapel Elementary School students Alexis Allen and Madison Bauer led the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Board approved the minutes from the August 10, 2006 and August 31, 2006 school board meetings as presented.
The Board acknowledged Lapel Elementary School, which provided the information on the bulletin board for September.
The Board approved the 2007 budgets for the General Fund, Transportation Bus Replacement Fund, Transportation Operating Fund, Debt Service Fund, Capital Projects Fund, Pre-School Special Education Fund, and Retirement/Severance Bond Fund.
Lonnie Therber, financial advisor to the school corporation, shared with the Board the potential to refinance the Frankton Elementary bonds at a lower interest rate. The Board agreed to meet on September 28, 2006 to consider the options to refinance the bonds.
Superintendent Ned Speicher reported on the financial status of the school corporation as of August 31, 2006.
Mr. Speicher reported on the new facility appeal.
Mr. Speicher reported on the health insurance claims for the first part of the year. The Board approved to advertise for an additional appropriation for the health insurance fund.
Mr. Speicher reported on the opening of school enrollment.
Mr. Speicher reported on the Madison County Community Foundation early childhood initiative.
The Board approved the following commencement days for the Class of 2007:
Frankton Jr.-Sr. High School – Friday, June 1, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School – Saturday, June 2, 2007 at 7:00 p.m.
The Board approved the following Conflict of Interest Statements:
Joanne Amick, Rob Amick
Dorinda Cassiday, Richard Cassiday
Phil Etchison, Wanda Etchison
Bobby Fields, Rhonda Fields
Eric Hagan, Lisa Hagan
Jennifer Hoss, Jerry Hoss
Angela Howell, Jimmie Howell
Jacki Hudson, Kevin Hudson
Cathy Huntsinger, Dennis Huntsinger
Michele Johnson, Mike Johnson
John Maryan, Karen Maryan
Linda Steele, Rob Steele
The Board approved for Lapel Jr.-Sr. High School to pay for supplies, scantron forms, and equipment from the extra-curricular fund titled "General Fund" during the 2006-07 school year.
The Board approved the following gift:
Frankton Elementary - $305.37 from Target for the Take Charge of Education School Fundraising Program
The Board approved for the Lapel 8th grade class to take a field trip to Washington, D.C. in April, 2007.
The Board approved the September construction invoices.
The Board approved the following recommendations:
Frankton Elementary School - Carrie Niccum – ½ day kindergarten teacher
Lapel Elementary School - Donna Baker – ½ day kindergarten teacher
The Board approved the following retirement:
Frankton Elementary School - Kay Richardson – Grade 2 teacher, 30 years of service to FLCS, at the end of the 2006-07 school year
The Board approved the claim documents as submitted.
The following documents were signed by all board members:
Minutes of the August 10, 2006, and August 31, 2006 school board meetings
Letter of appreciation to Target.
Conflict of Interest statements by Board President Nancy Likens.
Announcements were made of the following days:
September 28, 2006: Special Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.
September 29, 2006: Teacher Inservice Day (No School)
October 12, 2006: Regular Board Meeting at Administration Office, 7:30 p.m.