The Board of Education met Wednesday September 18, 2019 to hold the regular board meeting. The board heard a review of the financial information from Mr. Marnholtz. The district started August with $911,809.97 the revenue for the month was $116,281.76 and expended $153,166.42. The reserves at the end of the month were $874,925.31. The board approved as part of the consent agenda, the financial investment evaluation and the sub list.
The board had no scheduled audience or official communications. The new business for the board included:
1. Analyzing officials pay. The board heard a proposal to increase the amounts paid for volleyball and basketball officials to meet the demands of finding officials. The board approved increasing the pay for volleyball officials to $80 for a single game, $100 for two games, and $120 if there are three games. The basketball was increased from $45 per game to $50 per game.
2. MAP data release date. The board heard from the update on the release dates for the district MAP scores and Annual Performance Report score. The initial information will be releases on September 26 and the public release from MoDESE will be on October 2nd.
3. The board approved the testing dates for the MAP and EOC tests as well as the ACT test. The testing window is April 20-May 6, 2020 for the MAP and EOC and could be changed if there are a large number of weather events this winter. The ACT test date was set for March 24, 2020. All juniors will take the ACT in the district.
4. The board heard the updated budget figures with the new levy included in the budget. The budget is projecting $2,241,191 in revenue and $2,275,554 in expenditures. That projects an approximate $35,000 deficit.
The board held an executive session immediately following the new business per RSMo 610.021.
The next regularly scheduled meeting is October 16, 2019.