Skyline R-II Board Meeting
November 16, 2016
The Skyline R-II Board meeting met in regular session on Wednesday November 16, 2016 with 5 members present. The consent agenda items consisting of Board minutes, bills and financial statement were presented and approved.
In old business: Matthew James, CPA, presented the 2015-2016 audit report. He stated “the financial statements present fairly, in all material respects, the respective financial position-cash basis of the governmental activities and each major fund of Skyline R-II School District.” The Board approved the audit as presented. Midwest Transit presented a bid for purchase of new buses along with warranty information and a quote for a maintenance contract on the buses. The Board reviewed and discussed all material presented, but decided to table for further information.
In new business: The Board received two quotes for repair or installation of a new 3 door freezer. The Board accepted the bid from Shannon’s Heating and Cooling to replace the compressor in the existing freezer. The following program evaluations were presented and approved: Parents As Teachers and Special Education. Policies and Regulations that were presented and approved were: Student Attendance allowing for excused absences in regards to going on agricultural trips; and Administrative Leave policy that requires certain procedures when employees are placed on a paid leave of absence.
In the Superintendent’s Report: Enrollment for August was 86 students in K-8th grade with 9 preschool students. School Board candidate filing will begin Dec. 13 and go through Jan. 17. Skyline has 3 positions that will be up for renewal. The next regular scheduled Board meeting is December 21, 2016.