Journal Express, Knoxville, IA


December 7, 2012

Knoxville School Board meets Monday


Knoxville —

Motion ______________ 2nd _________________
Next Regular Meeting - Monday, January 14, 2013; 5:30 p.m.; Knoxville Middle School Library, 102 N. Lincoln
November 26, 2012
The Board of Education of the Knoxville Community School District met in regular session on Monday, November 26, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. in the board room at the Knoxville Administration Office, 309 W. Main, Knoxville, Iowa.  Vice-President Helle called the meeting to order with Board Members Mahoney and Vickroy present.  President Miller and board member McDonald were absent. 
Vice-President Helle asked if there were any additions or corrections to the agenda.  There were none.  Vickroy made a motion to approve the agenda as amended.  Mahoney seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES – Vickroy, Mahoney, Helle.  NAYS –None.
Consent Action Items:
The consent action items considered by the Board were as follows:
1.     Approve minutes of November 12, 2012, Regular Meeting
2.     Approve Warrants
3.     Accept the resignation of  Sharon Ryan, 1-on-1 associate, effective November 30, 2012
4.     Accept the resignation of Eric Fee, head varsity volleyball coach
5.     Accept the resignation of William Mosel, assistant varsity football coach
6.     Accept the resignation of Roger Timm, middle school cross country coach, pending employment of a suitable replacement
Mahoney made a motion to approve the consent action items as recommended.  Vickroy seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES – Mahoney, Vickroy, Helle.  NAYS - None. 
Discussion Action Items
1.     Determine Procedures for Considering Construction Change Orders
As we developed plans for the auditorium we did not discuss the process the board wanted to use in order to approve change orders.  Board members may want to approve all change orders or they may want to require prior approval for change orders costing more than a specific figure.  Mahoney made a motion to give the superintendent permission to approve all change orders that are at or below an additional cost of $10,000, and granted approval for all change orders to date.  All change orders above $10,000, will be required to be brought before the board.  Vickroy seconded the motion.  Roll Call:  AYES-Mahoney, Vickroy, Helle.  NAYS-None.

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