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School Board appoints construction committee


October 7, 2013
The Gettysburg Board of Education held a special meeting the Elementary Library on the above date. Present were the following: Matt Cronin, Kay Schmidt, Paul Kellogg, Brian Robbennolt and Kimberly Schweiss.  Absent:  Kevin Geditz and Ryan Lake. Also present were Tim Hagedorn, Wendy Smith, Barb Everson, Dean Marske, Scott Sikkink, Toby Morris, and Molly McRoberts.
The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Board President Cronin called the meeting to order at 10:00 AM.
Motion by Schmidt, second by Kellogg to approve the agenda.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Schweiss to appoint board members Brian Robbennolt and Kay Schmidt to the construction committee.  All present voted aye.  Motion carried.  The committee will consist of the 2 board members, Architect representative, Supt. Hagedorn, Principal Smith, a contractor representative, and the site superintendent.  There will be weekly meetings tentatively on Wednesdays at 9AM.
Motion by Schweiss, second by Kellogg to authorize the board members on the building committee to approve change orders up to $5,000.00 per instance up to a net change of $40,000.00.  The whole board will approve these change orders at the following board meeting.
Motion by Kellogg to use the current heating/cooling system that was in the bid.  After discussion, the motion was rescinded because that had already been voted on with the approval of the bid.
The locker room placement and situation was discussed.
Motion by Robbennolt, second by Kellogg to appoint Kim Schweiss as the board member on the color committee for the new school.  All present voted aye.
The contract from Soil Technologies, Inc. was tabled until the next board meeting.
Drainage around the current and new school was discussed.
Motion by Kellogg, second by Robbennolt to adjourn the meeting.  All present voted aye.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:12 PM.
Matthew Cronin, Board President
Barbara Everson, Business Manager
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