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KC School Board Accepts Snow Removal Bid
On Monday, October 19th, the Knox County Schools’ Board of Education met to discuss the schools. Board President Shelly Bugh, called the meeting to order. The Pledge of Allegiance was then recited by all gathered.
The motion was made by Stacy Harder and seconded by Craig Miller to approve the agenda as presented. The motion carried with a 6-0 vote. The minutes from the previous board meeting was then approved with a 6-0 vote.
The motion was made by Stacy Harder and seconded by Karen Hall to approve the payment of the October 2009 warrants as presented. The motion carried with a 6-0 vote.
Next President Bugh read aloud two thank you notes from the families of James F. Booher and Don McGlothin.
Then board listen to the Administrations reports. Nancy Goodwin reports positive feedback from staff on common planning between classroom teachers and Title teachers. Marty Strange in formed the board on recent Professional Development activities and the districts ongoing progress as a Professional Learning Community. She also told the board that Parent/Teacher conferences would be held October 22 and 23 and that the Math Night activities are underway. Superintendent Leverton. Updated the Board on current flu/absentee rates and the preventive procedures in use. He then told the Board of Education that Clark County and Brookfield would be leaving the Tri-Rivers Conference beginning with the 2010-2011 school year. Mr. Leverton also provided the board with information on state funding and the possible impact of federal stabilization funds on future state funding. He also informed the board that Knox County Water Supply District No. 1 wanting to acquire the district as a customer. Mr. Ramer reported that the coaching staff and administrators had received training on CPR/AED and that the Knox County Coalition Against Meth will have a tailgate party at the last home football game on October 30th with one half of the proceeds to go to the Knox County Booster Club.
Next CTA President, Martha Gudehus, reported that CTA had recognized the following; Custodian Appreciation Day, Cook’s Appreciation Day, Boss’s Day and Bus Driver Appreciation Day, which is set for November 11th. Mrs. Gudehus stated that Superintendent Leverton would be providing teachers with a memo following board meetings to increase staff communication.
Superintendent Leverton then present the board with the evaluation reports for Finance and Food Service. The motion was made by Stacy Harder and seconded by Karen Hall to accept the Program and Services Reports for Finance and for Food Services as presented and passed with a 7-0 vote.
Nichols and Sons Custom Hire’s bid for the 2009-2010 school year was then discussed. The motion was then made by Craig Miller and seconded by Mark Cardwell to accept the bid for services of snow removal from driveways, parking lots and sidewalks as stated in the bid specification in the amount of $640 per snow instance, the motion carried with a 7-0 vote.
Steve Ramer reviewed then reported on the bus routes and ridership for the current school year. The motion was made by Craig Miller and seconded by Darrel Shultz to approve the bus routes with ridership for the 2009-2010 school year as presented. The motion carried with a 7-0 vote.
A motion was made by Nancy Averill and seconded by Craig Miller to adjourn the meeting with a roll call vote that carried 7-0.