April 24, 2019

Board Highlights: April 23, 2019

The following is a brief recap of the Tues., April 23, 2019, BPS101 Regular Board Meeting. View the agenda and all supporting documents from this meeting and minutes from previous meetings. View previous meetings on BATV.

Action: Batavia Youth Football Contract

Board Members approved a contract with Batavia Youth Football to support the establishment of an independent football program for seventh- and eighth-grade students. Full story >

Action: Commercial Mower Purchase

Board Members approved the purchase of a commercial mower and snow remover to take care of open spaces/fields through the intergovernmental agreement with the Batavia Park District.

Action: Replacement/Purchase of Video Surveillance Cameras

With an increasing reliance on the video surveillance system and an aging inventory of existing cameras, Board Members approved the purchase and installation of video cameras from Eagle Security, Fire and Life Safety, Inc.

Action: Surveillance Video Storage Array Purchase

Board Members approved a high-capacity surveillance video storage array to allow the District to add surveillance cameras as needed over the next several years to underserved areas as well as increase the length of time that footage can be archived.

Action: Insurance Renewal and Related Contracts

Board Members approved the insurance contracts and premiums recommended by the District Insurance Committee.

Action: New School Board Members and Officers

Newly elected school board member, Erin Meitzler, and re-elected incumbents Cathy Dremel and Chris Lowe, were sworn in at the special April 23 Board Meeting that immediately followed the regular Board Meeting. All three Board Members will serve a four-year term.

After the new Board was seated, Board Members appointed Cathy Dremel president, Jon Gaspar vice president, BPS101 Superintendent Dr. Lisa Hichens secretary, and BPS101 Chief Financial Officer Tony Inglese treasurer.

At this special Board Meeting, the following 2019-20 Board Meeting schedule was also approved:

May 21, 2019
June 18, 2019
July 23, 2019
August 20, 2019
September 24, 2019
October 22, 2019
November 19, 2019
December 17, 2019
January 21, 2020
February 25, 2020
March 24, 2020
April 21, 2020
May 26, 2020
June 23, 2020

All meetings will begin at 7 p.m. at the Rosalie Jones Administration Center and all community members are welcome!