School Board Meeting
Oldham-Ramona School Dist 39-5
August 29, 2011
The Oldham-Ramona School Board of Education met in special session at 7:00 p.m. at the school. Present were Lisa Beyer, Larry Malcomb, Mike Matson, Chandra Waikel, and Jay Hojer. Others present were Dick Amert, Dan & Deanne DeRungs, Brian Hanson, Janelle Dinges, Bill Lutter, Greg Duffy, Supt Brian Sieh, and Business Manager GayLynn Hagemann. Chairman Beyer, who established a quorum was present, called the meeting to order. Unless noted all motions were unanimous.
Sealed bids were opened for a new boiler or forced air heating system. The current boiler did not meet the requirements during the inspection and will need to be repaired or replaced before winter. The board received bids from two companies.
Action #2971: Motion by Hojer, seconded by Matson to accept the bid for a heating system from SwiftAir, $40,550 for a new boiler.
Action #2972: Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Matson to enter into executive session at 7:35 p.m. to discuss personnel. Chairman Beyer declared the board out of executive session at 7:58 p.m.
Action #2973: Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Waikel to offer the assistant cook/Special Ed aide position to Beth Misar.
Action #2974: Motion by Hojer, seconded by Matson to offer the Special Ed CCHS driver position to Richard Caldwell.
The building project floor plans were discussed. Dick Amert presented a revised floor plan. (The base bid and each of the alternates includes a contingency amount.)
Action #2975: Motion by Waikel, seconded by Matson to approve beginning construction on the base floor plan. The base plan includes: air conditioning in the new building area, new wooden floor in the gymnasium, new kitchen equipment and lunch tables, and a road/driveway on the north side of the building for deliveries to the kitchen area.
Action #2976: Motion by Malcomb, seconded by Waikel to include Alternate #1, which is two additional classrooms in the building project.
(Aye votes: 4, nay votes: 1)
The board tabled Alternate #2 until the September 12 board meeting. Alternate #2 is removing the current stage in order to add more bleacher space for additional seating and purchasing a portable stage to be used for school events. A storage room would have to be built to store the tables and chairs that are currently stored under the stage.
Action #2977: Motion by Hojer, seconded by Matson to include Alternate #3: new exterior panels on current gymnasium building.
Action #2978: Motion by Matson, seconded by Malcomb to include Alternate #4 energy efficient gym light upgrade.
Action #2979: Motion by Hojer, seconded by Waikel to include Alternate #5: two new restrooms in the addition area off of the multi-purpose/lunch room.
The next regular meeting of the board is scheduled for Monday, September 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.
Action #2980: Motion by Matson, seconded by Waikel to adjourn at 8:59 p.m.
GayLynn Hagemann Lisa Beyer
Business Manager Board President
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