Minutes of Hearing and Special Meeting
Griswold Community School District
Board of Education
May 11, 2012
The Board of Education held a hearing and special meeting Friday, May 11, 2012 in the Central Office Board Room in the Middle School/High School Building. The hearing was on the re-roofing project at the middle school/high school. The special meeting included personnel, awarding the re-roofing contracts, and middle school/high school parking lot design plan approval. President Baier called the meeting to order at 5:30 pm. Board members present were Hansen, Lembke, R. Peterson, S. Peterson. Absent Campbell and Moore. Also present: Supt. Kunze, Board Secretary Taylor, Joel Jackson from Bishop Engineering, and Rick Hanson from KJAN.
President Baier called the hearing to order at 5:30 pm. He asked if anyone wished to speak for, or against, the proposed plans, specifications, or contract for, or cost of the high school re-roof project. Supt. Kunze read letter from Estes Construction regarding re-roofing bidder recommendation. As there were no comments, President Baier declared the hearing closed. The time was 5:34 pm.
President Baier called special meeting to order at 5:34 pm. Board members present: Hansen, Lembke, R. Peterson, S. Peterson. Absent: Campbell and Moore. Also present: Supt. Kunze, Board Secretary Taylor, Joel Jackson from Bishop Engineering, and Rick Hanson from KJAN. Moore arrived at 5:35 pm. Hansen made motion to approve the agenda. R. Peterson seconded and motion carried all ayes. S. Peterson made motion to accept the resignations of Chris Elwood (teacher and coach), Erin Almelein (teacher, coach, and yearbook sponsor), and Gena Rush (elementary para) with appreciation of their years of service to the Griswold Community School District. Lembke seconded and motion carried all ayes. Three bids were received for the re-roofing project at the middle school/high school. Hansen made a motion to approve the re-roofing contract with R.L. Craft of Denison, Iowa for $607,559, and construction manager (Estes Construction) fees of $61,465 (total construction $669,024). R. Peterson seconded and motion carried all ayes. Joel Jackson of Bishop Engineering handed out three design options for the middle school/high school parking lot. (Supt. Kunze left at 7 pm, R. Peterson, and S. Peterson left at 7:05 pm to attend non-certified meeting. All returned at 7:19 pm.) After discussion the Board asked Joel Jackson with Bishop Engineering to make the necessary changes to option C and send the new design for board approval at a special meeting on May 16th.
A motion to adjourn was made by Hansen at 7:35 pm. Moore seconded and motion carried all ayes.
Nancy Taylor Board Secretary Steve Baier President