Seymour school board meets tonight


The Seymour Community School Corp. board of education will meet at 7 p.m. today at the Seymour Central Service Center, 1420 Corporate Way.

Some topics to be discussed on the consent agenda are the fund report, monthly appropriation report, personnel recommendations, student enrollment update, field trip to Indiana Latino Summit in Indianapolis and an overnight FFA trip to the State Soils Judging Contest in October.

Communications and recognition topics include superintendent communications, audience communications and school board communications.

Donations and grants needing permission to be accepted are a $1,000 donation to the SHS construction class, Safe Haven Grant, High Ability Grant, DOE Indiana Literacy Early Intervention Grant and the IDHS Secured School Safety Grant for $100,000.

There will be an update on the construction projects, and action items include an evaluation plan, school improvement plans and READI grant.

The 2023 budget also will be discussed before the meeting is adjourned.

The meeting is open to the public and press.

At 6 p.m., the board will meet in executive session to discuss school safety and security measures, receive information about individuals over whom the governing body has jurisdiction and discuss strategy with respect to any of the following: Initiation of litigation or litigation that is either pending or has been threatened specifically in writing. That session is closed to the public and press.

A school budget and bond issue hearing will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 27, and the budget adoption and regular school board meeting will be Oct. 11.

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