The Edon Schools Board of Education held their meeting on Monday, November 8th at 5:30 p.m. The board began with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by roll call.
Board members then moved to approve the minutes from the October 11th meeting and the financial reports for October 2021.
The following consent agenda items were also approved by the board. Then and now certificates for October 2021, a request for an amended certificate from the county auditor, donations that were made to the district, and the October substitute list from the NOESC as presented.
Reports from the board followed after with the school principals and superintendent presenting updates to the board. It was stated that enrollment has continued to hold steady through the month and to the end of October.
The topic of parking lot cracks and asphalt sealing then took place. When the building grounds and transportation committee met, they had discussed the possibility of waiting another year before the sealing the parking lots.
An assessment was asked for regarding the condition of the lots and the decision was that there are more benefits to starting the process of taking in bids to now, to see what the cost is and possibly locking in a contract for this coming summer.
A provider for staff booster shots has been secured. Shots will be given on Thursday, November 11th and is optional for staff.
Survey results were given to the board members regarding a special education survey that was administered during the last school year. The survey pertained to the experiences of families with special needs students.
It was stated that the data was informative and suggested that the district is mostly successful in meeting the needs of the families but, that there are some areas that could be improved on.
Board members then moved to approve the five-year forecast and supporting assumptions for fiscal year 2022-2026. A new fund was then approved for the OHSAA Football Playoff Fund followed by the 2022-2023 district calendar revisions.
A recommendation was then made to approve the board policy updates from volume 40 No. 1 August 2021 as drafted and presented. The board then moved into executive session.
Upon return from executive session, the board moved to hire Larry Thiel as custodian for the 2021-2022 contract year and approved the additions to the substitute custodian list.
Board members then approve the 2021-2022 supplemental contracts before moving to approve the request for a proposal for the home bleacher and press box replacement project as drafted and presented.
The board then moved to adjourn for the evening.