During the Indian Lake Local School District Board of Education’s Jan. 7 re-organizational meeting the following action was taken:
Mr. Gabe Wickline was elected as President of the Board of Education for calendar year 2019.
Mr. Chad Ross was elected as Vice-President of the Board of Education for calendar year 2019.
The Board of Education designated the Bellefontaine Examiner as the official newspaper of record and that WPKO be designated as the official radio station of record; while noting the excellent coverage from the radio stations out of Russells Point and Huntsville, and the Indian Lake Current;
Recognized the Indian Lake Education Association (ILEA) and the Indian Lake Association of Classified Employees (ILACE) as employee bargaining units;
Established a Board Service Fund in the amount of $10,000.00 and that the Board of Education approve, Board of Education member participation in the district’s group health, dental, and vision insurance plans as provided for in Ohio Revised Code 3313.202, with the Board of Education member paying the full premium;
Approved the annual funding of the Board Flower Fund to be used for sympathy flowers/gifts/donations for death of school employees, employees’ immediate family members; and for employee hospitalization and birth/adoption of employees’ children as 20% (or the percentage amount agreed to by the superintendent and the principals) of each building’s picture commission money;
Recognized the following constant school affiliated groups for their service to the school and for the purpose of securing liability insurance: Indian Lake Athletic Boosters, Indian Lake Music Boosters, Indian Lake FFA Alumni Chapter, and the Indian Lake Elementary School P.T.O;
Approved that the Board of Education finds proper public purposes are served by the involvement of the superintendent, treasurer, and other administrators in activities in the community and in the county including educational, civic, and service activities, and that the Board desires school administrators to be involved and supportive of these types of activities so that students are encouraged to be involved in educational, civic, and service activities.;
Authorized the limit on open purchase orders as guidelines provide;
Authorized the treasurer to pay all bills within the limits of the appropriations resolution as bills are received and authorizes the treasurer to make fund-to-fund advances, advance returns, and transfers as needed throughout the year with Board of Education ratification as part of the financial reports at the next regular meeting;
Authorized the superintendent to serve as district purchasing agent and the Board of Education designates that construction fund capital expenditures, funded by security proceeds, to qualify annually as part of the capital improvement and maintenance set-aside requirement and any excess of required set-aside may be carried forward to offset future year(s) set-aside requirements;
Authorized the superintendent to employ or release from employment personnel as needed for emergency situations;
Authorized the treasurer to secure advances from the Auditor when funds are available and payable to the district;
Authorized the treasurer to invest interim funds at the most productive interest rate whenever interim funds are available;
Authorized the superintendent to participate in Federal and State grant and entitlement programs as they become available in 2019 and to accept all donations to the school district on behalf of the Board of Education;
Authorized the Student Activities/Athletic Director as Student Activities/Athletic Department Purchasing Agent;
Appointed the Treasurer as the Board Designee to attend the mandated Public Records meetings/training as allowed and required by state law;
Established the rate of pay for Board of Education Members at the maximum allowable amount per meeting, not to exceed 12 Board meetings;
Established the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Indian Lake Board of Education Office as its regular meeting day, time and location except the January regular board meeting will be on January 22, 2019, the February regular board meeting will be on February 19, 2019, the June regular board meeting will be on June 25, 2019, the July regular board meeting will be on July 22, 2019, and the August regular board meeting will be on August 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm.
Approved committee assignments.
The next regular board meeting for the Indian Lake Board of Education will be January 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the Board office located at 6210 St. Rt. 235 N, Lewistown
Submitted by the Indian Lake school district.