March 2, 2006

Board of Education Sets 06-07 Calendar at February Meeting

On February 16th the Scotland County R-I Board of Education met for its regular monthly meeting with all seven members present. President Ellen Aylward called the meeting to order. There were six items to consider under the consent agenda, three items under old business, and four items under new business.

NEMO-Net Calendar

The NEMO-Net Board met on February 1st and approved a calendar for the 2006-07 school year. Professional development days will be August the 17th and 18th. Classes will begin on Monday, August 21. The first two days of school will dismiss at 1:05 p.m. The Board voted 7-0 to adopt the calendar as presented.

Roof Repair

Superintendent Dave Shalley informed the board that the school has received the warranty for the high school roof repair from St. Louis Metal Works and the Garland Company. The warranty is for 10 years on material and 2 years on workmanship.

Winter Workshop

The Board Workshop, which was scheduled for March 6th, is in conflict with the MASA, MSBA budgeting workshop in Columbia. The workshop date was changed to Monday, March 13th, to accommodate the scheduling conflict.

Surplus Property

Last month the district advertised for bids for the sale of surplus property. Bids were due in the office by 3:00 p.m. on February 10th. One bid was received for the old scoreboard and controls. The Board voted 7-0 to accept the bid of $50.00 from Shannon Walker.

Basement Bids

Annually the Board of Education solicits bids for basement work for the new building trades house. The house plans will be ordered and upon their arrival the board will advertise for the bids.

The Board appointed a committee of George Koontz, David Kirkpatrick, and Doug Shalley to work with Superintendent Shalley to establish bid dates. The Board voted 7-0 to grant permission to solicit bids for the 2006-2007 building trades basement.

Triage Agreement

Jamie Kice, representing the Scotland County Memorial Hospitalís Disaster Preparedness Committee, asked permission to use the school facilities in the event of a disaster large enough that the hospital would require more space for treatment of victims.

The Board voted 7-0 to allow the use of the school buildings.

Executive Session

The Board voted 7-0 to extend the contracts of Elementary Principal Rob Moore and High School Principal Ken Cross for an additional year.

The Board voted 7-0 to offer employment to Jennifer Wilson as a teacherís aide for the remainder of the 05-06 school year.



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