VIGO COUNTY SCHOOL CORPORATION

BOARD OF SCHOOL TRUSTEES

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING 686 WABASH AVENUE

MONDAY, JANUARY 9, 2006

 

 

 

M I N U T E S

 

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of School Trustees of the Vigo County School Corporation was held at the Administration Building, 686 Wabash Avenue, Terre Haute, Indiana, on the 9th day of January 2006 at 7:17 P.M., following the Organizational Meeting.

 

The following Board Members were present: Dr. Joseph Minnis, Mr. Paul Lockhart, Mr. Michael Tom, Mr. Mel Burks, Mr. Gene Shike, Mrs. Jackie Lower and Mr. Guille Cox.

 

Spotlight

 

The following individuals were recognized during the Spotlight:

 

Dr. Diane Cargile, Rio Grande School Principal, was honored as the 2005 District 8

Elementary School Principal of the Year.

 

Mr. Patrick Sheehan, Honey Creek Middle School Principal, was honored as the 2005

District 8 Middle School Principal of the Year.

 

Mrs. Mindy Nicoson, Woodrow Wilson Middle School art teacher, was honored as

the 2005 Indiana Outstanding Middle Level Art Educator.

 

Information from Superintendent Tanoos

 

Mr. Tanoos presented a brief overview of the events that have taken place during the past two weeks.

 

First Call for Citizen Comments

 

No comments were received.

 

Consent Agenda

 

Mr. Cox moved for approval of the Consent Agenda. Mr. Burks seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

 

The following Consent Agenda items were approved:

 

1. Minutes Regular Meeting December 12, 2005

 

2. Interim Accounts Payable Docket for December 31, 2005

 

3. Stipend Authorizations

 

4. Consultation Services Turf

 

5. Professional Leave Requests

 

6. Gift Riley Elementary School Monetary gift of $434.00 Riley Chapter

#22 Order of Eastern Star for needy children/families the school serves.

 

New Business

 

Personnel Report

 

Mr. Tanoos presented the Personnel Report.

 

Mrs. Lower moved for approval. Mr. Burks seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

 

Woodrow Wilson Middle School Addition and Renovation Project

 

Mr. Tanoos reported that bids were received and opened December 20, 2005 for the Woodrow Wilson Middle School Addition and Renovation Project. He noted that the committee recommends that contracts be awarded to three (3) bidders for a total amount of $1,894,510.

 

Following discussion, Dr. Minnis moved for approval. Mr. Burks seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

 

Mr. Shike requested that a set of the blueprints be brought to the next Board Meeting.

 

Yearly Schedule for Bidding Board Policy DJAC

 

Mr. Tanoos stated that Board Policy DJAC requires the administration to submit to the board of School Trustees an annual calendar of items to be purchased for Board approval. He requested permission to approve the list of items noted in the packet for bidding purposes for the calendar year 2006.

 

Mr. Burks moved for approval. Mr. Cox seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

 

(See Proceedings)

 

Purchase of Carl D. Perkins Grant

 

Mr. Tanoos noted that bids were received and opened on November 30, 2005 for the purchase of Carl D. Perkins Grant, and the committee recommends that contracts be awarded to four (4) vendors for a total amount of $55,368.00.

 

Mr. Lockhart moved for approval. Mr. Burks seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

 

(See Proceedings)


Comments/Correspondence/Information

 

Second Call for Citizen Comments

 

No comments were received.

 

Information and Proposals from Board Members

 

Discussion ensued regarding the Vocational Education Program and Board Members unanimously decided to hold an additional Board Meeting regarding this topic on Thursday, January 19, 2006 at 7:00 A.M.

 

Future Meetings

 

Monday, January 23, 2006 7:00 P.M. Administration Building

Monday, February 13, 2006 7:00 P.M. Administration Building

 

Adjournment: 8:00 P.M.

 

 

Approved:

 

______________________________President ______________________________

 

______________________________Vice Pres. ______________________________

 

______________________________Secretary ______________________________

 

______________________________Dep. Secy.