Superintendent Messenger



The Canton R-V Board of Education met on January 8, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. in the Canton R-V Library Media Center Conference Room for the regular monthly business meeting.

The Board discussed the following items in the consent agenda: meeting minutes, transfers, amendments, building principal reports, attendance, lunch, and safety reports. Following the consent agenda, the Board authorized the payment of the monthly bills.

Superintendent Uhlmeyer presented the monthly financial report to the Board of Education. The balance in Funds 10-60 as of 12/31/2023 was $8,365,491.18. This was an $872,402.97 increase from the previous fiscal year.  The unrestricted balance in Fund 10 – Incidental on 12/31/2023 was $1,780,342.58, which was an increase of $211,492.60 from the previous year.

During reports, the Board of Education was presented with information regarding the board candidate filings, IRS mileage reimbursement rate, and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Annual Performance Report.

In current business, the Board approved an overnight trip to Chicago, IL for the scholar bowl team to compete in the Small Schools National Championship Tournament on April 26-28, 2024.

During executive session, the Board approved resignations for the Elementary Principal and Elementary Music positions. The Board will also conducted an evaluation of the superintendent and approved a motion to extend a contract to Mr. Uhlmeyer through the 2025-2026 school year.