BOE Meeting Recap - October 11, 2023

If you have any questions regarding the information below, feel free to contact Superintendent of Schools, Jesse Harper (

Link: Board Docs - October 11, 2023 (Full Agenda and all Documents)

Communications to the Board

  • (10) Community members spoke in regard to A-C Athletics coaching.
  • (2) ACS students spoke in regard to A-C Athletics coaching.

External Auditors Report

  • Arkport graduate Alexis Flint presented this year's external audit report on behalf of BWB PC.
  • The Arkport CSD's audit report expressed an unmodified opinion.  What does an unmodified opinion mean?  Simply put, the district is managing our finances correctly.
  • Link: External Auditor's Report

Consent Agenda
*Groups routine agenda items into one approval.

Action Items
*District business that requires Board action.

  • Approval of External Auditor's Report
  • Bus Lease Bid
  • Reserve Transfer
    • Transfer from the repair reserve to pay for emergency repairs to a hot water heating valve and air handling unit.
  • Altria Settlement
    • Arkport CSD allocation from a class action lawsuit against Altria. 
  • Donation of Piano
    • Action by the BOE to allow the donation of a school piano.
  • Athletic Placement Policy
    • A-C athletics policy for students who want to play up or down a level in a sport.
  • DEI Policy
    • Arkport Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion policy.

*Link: Employment actions requiring Board action.

  • Resignations
  • Personnel
  • Substitutes
  • Volunteers
  • Terms of Employment

Superintendent's Report
*Discussion items that do not require Board action. 

Executive Sessions
*Discussions of sensitive or private information.
*Link: When may boards enter into an executive session?

  • Discussion of Particular Personnel
  • Superintendent's Evaluation & Contract