Archive for Wednesday, July 12, 2000

School board briefs

July 12, 2000

New officers elected by board

Ed Schulte was re-elected as president of the Baldwin school board Monday night. Curtis Trarbach was elected vice president.

Other appointments and actions, which are made annually, were:

Teresa Arnold, board clerk, Freedom of Information officer, KPERs representative; Sherri Zerr, deputy clerk; Pam Colson, treasurer; Linda Russell, deputy treasurer; Baldwin State Bank and Kansas State Bank, official depositories; The Baldwin City Signal and Baldwin Ledger, official papers; Joe Gresnick, Connie Wright, Tom Mundinger, Gus Wegner and Bill Scott, truancy officers; Collister and Kampschroeder, district attorney; Chris Ogle and Barbara Johnson, representatives to the Special Education Co-op; mileage reimbursement of 32.5; activity fee of $20.

Meeting times changed to 7

The meeting time of the monthly board meeting was changed to 7 p.m. on the second Monday of each month at the district office. The board previously met at 7:30 p.m.

Business grant received by district

A $100,000 Schools to Careers grant has been awarded to the district.

Supt. James White said the district wrote the grant for more than $200,000. However, he was excited about the amount received, which does not require any matching funds.

"That's pretty exciting news," White said.

The grant will be used for business education in the district.

Roof bid approved

The board approved a $58,000 bid from Prime Roofing, of Johnson County, to roof the gymnasium and three-story building of Baldwin Elementary School. The work should be complete prior to the start of school.

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