Following the board members approving the minutes from the previous meeting, and approving the monthly bills, Holcomb Superintendent, Ashley McMillian provided the board members with a priority list of needs for the district for building up keep. The board advised McMillian to move forward on the district seeking a "no tax increase bond issue, for the April 2013 ballot," according to McMillian.
The board also passed a motion to approve the request to join the Bootheel Conference, discussed in last months meeting. McMillian expects to find out if they have been accepted into the Conference in mid-November.
The board then approved the results of the 2011-2012 audit report, also hiring a list of substitute teachers, as well as accepting a bid from Jeremy Moore for bus No. 7, with a motion of 4-0, with one board member abstaining.
The board proceeded with approving the revisions to Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP), which is revised every school year. The board members also made a motion to approve the assurance statement, "a statement from the district, stating that we have no policy that would be detrimental to a student or employee in regards to prayer," said McMillian.
In the executive session the board mad a motion to hire Joe Pikey, as a fill in bus driver.