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January 24, 2013

City, School officer agreement on Monday's board agenda


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6. Randy Wilson Track – Accept Project as Substantially Complete
Vickroy made a motion to accept the Certificate of Substantial Completion for the Randy Wilson Track renovation project.  Mahoney seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES-Vickroy, Mahoney, McDonald, Helle, Miller.  NAYS-None
7. Designate Knoxville Journal Express the District’s Official Newspaper for Legal Publications
McDonald made a motion to designate the Knoxville Journal Express as the district’s official newspaper for legal publications.  Mahoney seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES-McDonald, Mahoney, Vickroy, Helle, Miller.  NAYS-None.
8. Schedule for Holding Classes Due to Weather Cancellations
The board was given information regarding the current schedule for holding classes due to weather cancellations for the remainder of the 2012-13 school year.
9. Approve Purchase of Softball Scoreboard
Helle made a motion to approve the purchase of a Fair Play, 28’ softball scoreboard from Iowa Direct Equipment Appraisal for $10,500, plus $5,900 for installation.  Vickroy seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES-Helle, Vickroy, McDonald, Mahoney, Miller.  NAYS-None.
10.  Report – Auditorium Project
  Dr. Flack provided the board with an update on the auditorium construction project.
Information Items
Information was provided to the board about the upcoming IASB Legislative Conference.
Helle made a motion to adjourn.  McDonald seconded the motion.  The motion carried and the time was 7:08 p.m.
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Board Secretary                                                                     Board President
January 14, 2013
The Board of Education of the Knoxville Community School District met in Special Session on Monday, January 14, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Knoxville Middle School, 102 North Lincoln, Knoxville, Iowa.  President Miller called the meeting to order with board members McDonald, Vickroy, Mahoney, and Helle present. McDonald made a motion to approve the agenda. Vickroy seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES –McDonald, Vickroy, Mahoney, Helle, Miller.  NAYS – None.
At 5:31 p.m. Mahoney made a motion to enter Closed Session, as authorized by Iowa Code section 21.5(1)[a], of the open meetings law, to review records which are authorized to be kept confidential.  Helle seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES – Mahoney, Helle, McDonald, Vickroy, Miller.  NAYS – None.

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