Hamilton Heights School Corporation

Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022

Regular Meeting – 6:30 p.m.

Location – Hamilton Heights Student Activity Center – Board Room, 420 W. North St., Arcadia 46030


Pledge of Allegiance

Call to Order: Kevin Cavanaugh, President


1. Call to Reorganize

2. Election of Board of Trustees Officers

a. President (motion)

b. Vice-President (motion)

c. Secretary (motion)

REORGANIZATION OF CORPORATION – (motion, read all positions and names)

1. Appointments: (motion)

a. Corporation Treasurer – Caryn Provence

b. Deputy Treasurer/Payroll – Trina Fennell

c. Committees

i. Bid Opening

ii. Finance

iii. Facility

iv. Policy

d. School Attorney – Church Church Hittle & Antrim – Andrew Manna

e. Bonding of Personnel: (motion, read all positions and amounts)

i. ECA Treasurer – Student Receivables $ 50,000

ii. ECA Treasurer – ECA $ 50,000

iii. Corporation Treasurer – Caryn Provence $500,000

iv. Deputy Treasurer/Payroll – Trina Fennell $100,000

2. Compensation for School Board members-presently $2,000 per year + $50 for called meetings


3. Newspapers that will be used for legal advertisement: Noblesville Times and Hamilton County Reporter


4. Authorization for the Superintendent and Business Manager, or designee for each, to sign agreements for alternative services and private residential school placements for the School Board President and Secretary for the 2022 calendar year (motion)

5. Authorization for the Superintendent or designee to approve home-bound instruction and instructors for the 2022 calendar year (motion)

6. Authorization for the Superintendent and Business Manager, or designee for each, to apply for grants Title I, Title IIA, Title III, Title IV, NESP, Early Intervention Grant, SSSG and others (motion)

Minutes: (motion)

1. Dec. 15, 2021, Regular Meeting

Curriculum / Board Information and Policy Updates – Derek Arrowood

No agenda items


This meeting is a meeting of the School Board in public for the purpose of conducting the School Corporation’s business and is not to be considered a public community meeting. There may be time for public participation.

The Board’s meeting site is fully accessible to all persons. Any person requiring further accommodation should contact the Superintendent with the School Corporation’s administrative office at 317-984-3538.

Business and Operations – Kristin McCarty

1. Board of Finance – Annual Meeting

a. Election of President & Secretary – HHSC Board of Trustees Election

b. 2021 Investment Schedule

c. Investment Policy

d. Financial Condition of the School Corporation

2. Payment of Claims between Board Meetings (motion)

3. MS ECA Purchase (motion)

4. Accounts Payable 1 2 3 and Payroll Claims 1 (motion)


1. Personnel report: (motion)

a. Separations from Service

b. Recommendations

c. Conference Request

2. Requests: (motion)

a. Conflict of Interest Disclosures

i. Rodney Cummings

ii. Jennifer Kauffman

iii. Dan Morris

b. High School Head Wrestling Coach Gary Myers requests permission to take the Wrestling Team via bus to the Joe Burvan Holiday Duals in Rensselaer from December 22-23, 2021.

c. High School Business Teacher and BPA Sponsor Kim Kaiser requests permission to take BPA students to the BPA State Leadership Conference in Indianapolis via bus from March 13-15, 2022.


Next scheduled meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022 6:30 p.m.