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General Assembly Activities

Thursday, January 9, 2020  


House Floor Action

This morning the House moved HB 1001, school accountability (hold harmless for ILEARN results), HB 1002, teacher evaluations (decouple teacher evaluations from student test scores) and HB 1007, fiscal matters (using surplus monies to pay cash for university projects) to third reading status.  There were 8 Democratic amendments presented on HB 1007 to use the extra state surplus monies for educational purposes and all failed by party-line votes.  These three bills can now be voted on next Monday and then move to the Senate.  These bills are on a fast track to get to the Governor for is signature.

Senate Floor Action

The Senate moved SB 2, school accountability from 2nd to 3rd reading today.  It will be eligible for a vote on Monday.  SB 2 has the same language as HB 1001.

Committee Meetings 

Tuesday, January 14

House Veteran Affairs & Public Safety Committee – 10:30 am – Room 156D

HB 1151                School resource officers

Wednesday, January 15

House Education Committee – 8:30 am – House Chamber 

HB 1003                Education matters

HB 1153                Governor’s workforce cabinet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                


The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates (PDF) used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.

Beginning on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:

  • 57.5 cents per mile driven for business use, down one half of a cent from the rate for 2019,
  • 17 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes, down three cents from the rate for 2019, and
  • 14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations.


Position:              Corporation Treasurer

Corporation:      Maconaquah School Corporation

JOB DESCRIPTION: 1. Prepare & maintain corporation budget  2. Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable / Bank Statements  3. Manage investments  4. Federal / State reports  5. Other duties as directed by superintendent  6. Additional duties include the following: Oversee all financial budgeting through Komputrol, Gateway systems and financial responsibilities of building projects and bond funds. Responsible for building and managing the annual corporation budget yearly for all funds, cash flows and financial reports monthly for the State and school board. Supervises building level bookkeepers and extra curricular audits.  Purchasing agent for all school corporation funds. Provides assistance, data and financial reporting for other department directors.  Manages all grants for required expenditures, reporting and cash flow, corporation property and liability requirements.  Assist with corporation annuity programs, insurance plans and deputy treasurer in payroll funding and guidance.


QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must be proficient in oral and written communications 2. Must be able to work collaboratively with staff 3. School finance / budget experience strongly preferred 4. Komputrol software experience preferred 5. Must be able to be bonded


1. Remuneration - Negotiable  

2. 40 hours per week - 260 days per year

3. Starting date - May 29, 2020

4. Benefits include health & dental insurance coverage, vacation, life insurance, PERF and corporation retirement

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, January 24, 2020