Town of Johnstown
School District #17
Administrative Board Meeting Minutes
1914 - 1922

     


CLERK'S RECORDS
TOWN OF JOHNSTOWN
SCHOOL DIST # 17



1914

Annual School meeting on May 3, 1914

Motion made and Carried that the Trustee report be excepted.
   
Tax Collected 401.70
Balance from last year 16.78
Total 418.48
Paid to date from Y. Wallace 367.38
Balance from Y. Wallace 51.10
Supervisor Public Money 171.16
Mortgage Tax 2.52
Total 173.68
Drawn to date for Teachers
Wages

102.96
Balance in Supervisors Hands 70.72
All Money on Hand to Date 121.82

Motion made and Carried that Cyrus Bartlett be Trustee.  Elected.

Motion made that Yost Wallace be Collector.

Motion made that Walter Blood be Collector.
Voted Wallace Yost. Elected.

Motion made that Clarence Foland be Clerk.
Motion made that John Ashe be Clerk.
Clarence Foland Elected.

Motion made that the School House be insured for $1,200.00. Carried.

Motion made that the District raise $400.00 by tax for the coming year.

Trustee -   Cyrus Blood
Collector  -  Yost Wallace
Clerk -  Clarence Foland
  



1915

Annual meeting May 4, 1915

Motion made and Carried that Eugene Richards be Chairman.

Cyrus Bartlett Trustee Report.
  
Collected by Warrant 386.82
Balance from last year 7.33
Balance left from Teachers Pension 2.16

Total
  
396.31
Paid for Teachers Wages 245.01
Other Orders
(There is no explanation of bills paid)
84.45
  
Total 329.49
Balance in Collectors Hands 66.82

Motion made Cyrus Blood be Trustee.   
Voters:  Eugene Richards, David Canfield, Yost Wallace
Cyrus receive 3 votes. Elected.

Motion made and Carried Yost Wallace be Collector.
Voted by ballot:
Clarence Foland, Eugene Richards, David Canfield
Yost Wallace received 3 votes. Elected.

Motion made and Carried that Clarence Foland be Clerk.
Voted by ballot:
David Canfield, Yost Wallace, Cyrus Blood
Clarence Foland received 3 votes. Elected.

Motion made that District raise by tax Four Hundred Dollars ($400.00).

Trustee  -  Cyrus Blood
Collector -  Yost Wallace
Clerk  -  Clarence Foland
Chairman  -  Eugene Richards
  



1916

Annual meeting May 2, 1916

Motion made and Carried that Eugene Richards be Chairman.  Carried.
Raise by Tax
in Collector Wallace Hands

407.29
Paid out in Order 355.92
    52.37
Balance left 1915 20.33
Total Balance 72.70
Public Money in Supervisors
Hands 5/2/16

141.36

Motion made and Carried that Trustees report be Excepted.

Motion made and Seconded that Leonard Blood be Trustee.
Voted by ballot as follows:  
  

David Canfield Phillip Edel
Cyrus Bartlett Yost Wallace
Clarence Foland Eugene Richards

Elected by Full House.

Motion made and Carried that Clarence Foland be Clerk. Carried. 

Motion made Yost Wallace be Collector.  Carried.

Motion made and Carried that the well be closed and new pump be put in well.

Motion made and Carried that the District raise by tax ($400.00) Four Hundred Dollars.

Trustee  - (Left Blank - Note above Leonard Blood voted in)
Collector -  Yost Wallce (per CF)
Clerk -  Clarence Foland
Chairman -  Eugne Richards
  



1917

Trustee report Leonard Blood
May 1, 1917
  
Left from last year 39.88
Left in Collectors Hands,  Yost Wallace 150.17
Supervisor D. B. Abrams 72.00

Motion made and seconded that the Trustee report be excepted. Carried.
  
Collector report Yost Wallace 437.47
Paid out in Orders - 327.18
Total amount left 110.29
Left from 1916 on hand 39.88
    150.17

Motion made and seconded that the stove be put down stairs and galvanized jacket to be put around the stove and four registers be run in each room. In each corner.

Motion made and seconded that the well be cleaned and pump be put in order.

Motion made and Carried that 10 (ten) new single seats be purchased and be put in School House for Fall Term.

Motion made and Carried that Trustee build a coal bin in cellar. That (it) will hold 4 tons of coal.

Motion made and Carried that Trustee see that the cellar drain be opened and cleaned.  So that no water will stand in cellar.

Motion made and Carried that a 4 inch gravel floor be put in cellar.

Motion made and Carried that School House be insured for $1,200. (Twelve Hundred Dollars).

Motion made and Carried that the District raise by tax $450. (Four Hundred-fifty Dollars).

Motion made and Carried that John Aesch be Trustee. Voted by ballot as follows. 

Motion made and Carried that Leonard Blood and Milton Beck be Ballot Clerks.  Carried.  Voted:

Eugene Richards
Cyrus Bartlett Fred Walters
Milton Beck Daniel Canfield
Hayes Ward Leonard Blood
   

Elected by full house.

Motion made and Carried that Clarence Foland be Clerk.  Elected.

Motion made and Carried that Yost Wallace be Collector.
Voted:

Eugene Richards
Cyrus Bartlett Fred Walters
Milton Beck Daniel Canfield
Clarence Foland Leonard Blood
   

Elected by full house.

Trustee  -  Leonard Blood
Collector -  Yost Wallace
Clerk -  Clarence Foland
Chairman -  Eugene Richards
   



1918

June 4, 1918

Motion made and Carried that George Smullen be Chairman meeting.

Motion made and Carried that Milton Beck and Frank Ryder be Ballot Clerks.

Motion made and Carried that John Aesch be Trustee. Voted by ballot.

Motion made and Carried that Milton Beck be Trustee. The following votes cast for Trustee. One to be elected.  

Eugene Richards George Smullen
Barney Van Allen Frank Ryder
Milton Beck Stebin Skiff
Fred Walters Yost Wallace
Walter Blood Charles Rose
John Hartun John Asech
Mrs. John Asech    

John Asech 10 votes - Milton Beck 3 votes

Motion made and seconded that Yost Wallace be Collector for the coming year.

Motion made and seconded that Frank Ryder be Collector for the coming year.
(Votes were cast by all present, who had previously voted at this meeting)
Yost Wallace: Rec'd 4 votes
Frank Ryder: Rec'd 10 votes
Frank Ryder Elected Collector.

Motion made and seconded that Clarence Foland be Clerk.
Votes Cast - Eugene Richards, Stebin Skiff.
Clarence Foland rec'd 2 votes Elected.

Motion made and seconded that the job of fixing cellar be let to the lowest bidder. Cellar drain to be put in order.

Motion made and Carried that stove be moved in front of School House and drain be put in back end.

Motion made and seconded that District raise by tax ($500.) Five Hundred Dollars.

Trustee (No name appears)
Collector  -  "    "         "
Clerk -  Clarence Foland
Chairman -   George H. Smullen

(Please Note: Early at this meeting John Asech was elected Trustee and Frank Ryder was elected Collector).
  



1919

Trustee report

Teachers Orders on Frank Ryder
To date 378.00
Janitor's Orders 19.50
Wood Bought 50.00
Other Expenses 93.15

Total

540.65
Amount tax raised 551.55
Balance in Collectors Hands 10.90
Public Money in Supervisor
Hands
Total

152.18
163.08

Motion made and Carried that John Asech be Trustee for the coming year. Voted by ballot.

David Canfield Frank Ryder
Cyrus Bartlett Yost Wallace
Stebins Skiff Eugene Richards
Fred Walters Clarence Foland
Mlton Beck    

Elected by a full house.

Motion made and Carried that Frank Ryder be Collector. Voted by ballot.
(The same people persent voted for this candidate.) Frank Ryder Elected Collector

Motion made and Carried Clarence Foland be Clerk. Voted by ballot.
Voted:

David Canfield Eugene Richards
Geo. Smullen Yost Wallace

Clarence Foland Elected Clerk.

Motion made and Carried that School House and furniture be insured for Fifteen Hundred Dollars.

Motion made and Carried that new floors be laid in School House.

Motion made and Carried that Carolina Pine be used for floors.

Motion made and Carried that School House be patched.

Motion made and Carried that Five Hundred and Fifty Dollars be raised by tax.

Trustee - John Asech
Collector - Frank Ryder
Clerk - Clarence Foland
Chairman - Cyrus Bartlett

  

  
1920

Motion made and Carried that Cyrus Bartlett be Chairman for this meeting.

Motion made and Carried that the Trustee report be approved.

Motion made and Carried that Phillip Edel be Trustee.
Motion made and Carried that Edward Edel be Trustee.
Phillip Edel: Rec'd 8
Edward Edel: Rec'd 4
Phillip Edel Elected. Voted:

Milton Beck Frank Ryder
John Asech David Canfield
Judson Ward Geo. (?) Green
Stebin Skiff Fred Walters
Yost Wallace George Smullen
Cyrus Bartlett Clarence Foland

Motion made and Carried that Frank Ryder be Collector.
Motion made and Carried that Yost Wallace be Collector.
Frank Ryder: Rec'd 8
Yost Wallace: Rec'd 3
Voided: 1
Frank Ryder Elected.
(The same persons who had voted at this meeting voted for the Collector.)

Motion made and Carried that Clarence Foland be Clerk.

Motion made and Carried that the District raise by tax $750.00.

Motion made and Carried that the School House be insured for $1,500.00.
  



May 18, 1920 Special Meeting

Special School Meeting held May 18, 1920, to Elect a Trustee in place of Phillip Edel - Resigned.  Elected at last Annual Meeting.

Motion made and Carried that John Asech be Trustee Carried.

Motion made and Carried that Yost Wallace be Trustee. Carried.
Voted:

Fred Walters Frank Ryder
David Canfield John Asech
Clarence Richards Milton Beck
Geo. Green Robert Dorun
Cyrus Bartlett Clarence Foland
Judson Ward Yost Wallace

John Asech Elected Trustee by 11 votes.
Yost Wallace Received 1 vote.

Trustee - John Asech
Collector - Frank Ryder
Clerk - Clarence Foland
Chairman - Cyrus Bartlett

Frank Ryder Challenged by Yost Wallace not being moved into residence of School District. His vote clarified, he had a right to vote.

Clarence Foland, Dist. Clerk



1921

Motion made and Carried That Yost Wallace be Chairman.

Motion made and Carried that Trustee report be accepted.

Motion made and Carried that Collectors report be accepted.

Voted for Trustee:

Fred Walters Francis Skiff
Frank Ryder George Smullen
David Canfield Stebin Skiff
Edward McLain Chancey Skiff
Mrs. John Asech John Asech
Milton Beck Cyrus Bartlett
Yost Wallace Clarence Foland
Judson Ward For Trustee

John Asech: Rec'd 2
Cyrus Bartlett: Rec'd 12
Judson Ward: Rec'd 1
Cyrus Bartlett Elected Trustee for the coming year.

The following votes rec'd for Collector.
Frank Ryder: Rec'd 8
Yost Wallace: Rec'd 3
John Asech: Rec'd 4
Frank Ryder Elected Collector.
(All the persons who had voted at this meeting voted to elect the Collector.)

Votes rec'd for District Clerk.
(All the persons who had voted at this meeting cast their vote. With the exception of Clarence Foland, who was running for the office.)
14 Votes for Clarence Foland for Clerk. Elected.

Motion made and Carried that the District raise Six Hundred Dollars by tax for the coming year.

Trustee - John Asech
Dist. Clerk - Clarence Foland
Collector - Frank Ryder
Chairman - Yost Wallace


  
1922

Motion made and Carried that Yost Wallace be Chairman for this meeting.

Motion made and Carried that Trustee report be accepted.

Motion made and Carried that the Collector's report be accepted.

Motion made and Carried that David Canfield and John Asech be Ballot Clerks.

Motion made and Seconded that Harold Ryder be our next Trustee for the coming year. Carried.

Motion made and Seconded that Edward Edel be Trustee for the coming year.

Following votes rec'd for Trustee:

David Canfield Judson Ward
Frank Ryder Milton Beck
May Skiff Harold Ryder
Chancy Skiff Yost Wallace
Fred Walters Clarence Foland
Stebin Skiff mmm

Votes cast for Trustee:
For Harold Ryder: 8
Edward Edel: 1
Blank: 2

Motion made and Seconded that Frank Ryder be Collector for the coming year. Carried.

Motion made and Seconded that Fred Walters be Collector for the coming year. Carried.
(All of the above persons present voted with the exception of Fred Walters who was running for that office.)
Fred Walters for Collector: rec'd 3 votes
Frank Ryder: rec'd 7 votes
Frank Ryder Elected Collector for the coming year.

Motion made and Carried that Clarence Foland be Clerk of the Dist. for next year.
Votes cast:
Yost Wallace, David Canfield
Clarence Foland rec'd 2 votes. Elected Clerk for the coming year.

Motion made that the well at the School House gravel be cleaned and new pump be put in. Motion Carried.

Motion made that School House terrace be repaired. Motion Carried.

Motion made that the District raise by tax Seven Hundred and Fifty Dollars for the coming year.

Trustee - Absent (John Asech was Trustee for 1922)
Dist. Clerk - Clarence Foland
Collector - Frank Ryder
Chairman - Yost Wallace
  


Annual Meeting held in Dist. No. 17,
Town of Johnstown on May 1, 1923 at 7:30p.m.

(This year, 1923, has been started however the above was all that had been entered in the Log Book. Why Clarence Foland did not continue to using this log book is not known. There are still some 80 pages that have been left blank.)

   


 

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