Webutuck Board of Education held the January 16, 2008 meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Dr. Johns� office.

 

 

The following Board members were present:

Dale Culver, President

Joseph Herald

Susan Lounsbury

John Perotti

 

Also Present:

Dr. Richard N. Johns, Superintendent

Linda Peters, School Business Administrator

 

Absent:

Bernadette Coniglio

Andrew Jablonsky

William McGhee

 

CALL TO ORDER

President Culver called the special business meeting of January 16, 2008 to order at 8:00 p.m.��

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

No comments were made.

 

BUSINESS AND OPERATIONS

1.Approve Bid for One (1) Twenty-Eight (28) Passenger Bus

Mr. Herald made and Mr. Perotti seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education hereby awards the acceptable low bid for one (1) twenty-eight (28) passenger bus bid, as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools.

����������������������� Don Brown Sales, Inc. - $38,190

The four Board members present voted to approve the motion.The motion carried unanimously.

 

2.Reject Bid for Two (2) 2008 Dodge Caravans

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Lounsbury seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education hereby rejects the bid for two (2) 2008 Dodge Caravans in the amount of $19,688 each by Hyde Park Motors, Inc., as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools.

The four Board members present voted to approve the motion.The motion carried unanimously.

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3.Approve Bid for One (1) 2008/One (1) 2007 Dodge Caravans

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Lounsbury seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Education hereby awards the acceptable low bid for one (1) 2008 and one (1) 2007 Dodge Caravans bid, as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools.

����������������������� Hyde Park Motors, Inc.- $18,500 each

The four Board members present voted to approve the motion.The motion carried unanimously.

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4.Approval of Surplus Vehicle Bids

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Lounsbury seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education hereby awards the acceptable highest bid for surplus vehicles presented, as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools.

 

����������� Cheryl & Sons, Vehicle #80, 1996 Ford Van 20 passenger bus - $2,018

����������� Cheryl & Sons, Vehicle #92, 1999 GMC Van w/Wheelchair lift - $750

����������� Mathies & Son, Vehicle #79, 1996 Bluebird Bus - $3,960

����������� Mathies & Son, Vehicle #76, 1996 Bluebird Bus - $2,860

The four Board members present voted to approve the motion.The motion carried unanimously.

 

CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION

1.Approve 2007-08 List Of Independent Evaluators

Mrs. Lounsbury made and Mr. Herald seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education approves the 2007-2008 list of independent evaluators, as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools.

The four Board members present voted to approve the motion.The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION

1. Approval of Superintendent as Agent for the Board

Mrs. Lounsbury made and Mr. Herald seconded the following motion:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Education authorizes the Superintendent to act as the Boards agent in the F.B. due process hearing, as recommended by the Superintendent of Schools.

The four Board members present voted to approve the motion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

No comments were made.

 

BOARD MEMBER QUESTIONS

No comments were made.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Lounsbury seconded a motion to adjourn to executive session at 8:07 pm for the purpose of discussing a particular personnel issue. The four Board members present voted. The motion carried unanimously.

 

ADJOURNMENT OF EXECUTIVE SESSION

Mr. Herald made and Mrs. Lounsbury seconded a motion to adjourn the executive session and reconvene the public session at 8:51 pm. The four Board members present voted. The motion carried unanimously.

 

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, Mr. Herald made a motion to adjourn the meeting of January 16, 2008 at 8:51 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Tracy Trotter

District Clerk