|Riverside Locals Schools going wireless|
|Written by Editorial|
|Wednesday, 04 July 2012 15:19|
DeGRAFF – Riverside Local Schools’ K-12 building will receive maintenance and technology upgrades after the Riverside Board of Education approved the expenditures during its June 26 meeting.
In maintenance issues, the board agreed to pay $62,986 to Waibel Trane for the replacement of the variable air volume box in the elementary wing of the building. The box being replaced controls the air flow for the heating and cooling systems.
The BOE also approved Waibel Trane to install CO2 censors to help with energy conservation by keeping the building’s temperature constant. The service will cost the district $31,284. Both contracts with Waibel Trane will be paid from the permanent improvement building fund.
The board also moved forward with its Wireless Internet Access Project by approving the upgrade of district technology infrastructure for wireless network accessibility and agreeing to a yearly fee with the Western Ohio Computer Organization. The wireless services will cost the district $5,750 for the first year with a total price of $21,080 under a four-year agreement.
In other business, the board:
•Approved one-year limited supplemental contracts for the following individuals: Lisa Snow (seventh-grade volleyball), Elizabeth Meyer (junior varsity volleyball), Don Epps (varsity boys basketball), Chuck Bertschman (junior varsity boys basketball), Annette Lump (co-varsity basketball cheer), Jennifer Walls (co-varsity basketball cheer), Jeremy Allen (varsity girls basketball), Andy Phelps (junior varsity girls basketball), Rod Yoder (athletic director), Tim McGill (assistant athletic director/facilities) and Patti Leiss (athletic secretary/cheer program advisor)
•Agreed to employ Dawn Core and Kellea Wilkinson as summer school teachers for July 30 through Aug. 3 at a rate of $15 per hour for up to 29 hours each
•Hired Derrick Purtee and Darcie Jenkins on one-year limited teaching contracts as intervention specialists for the 2012-2013 school year
•Approved 2012-2013 insurance premiums with the Ohio School Plan as follows: Auto ($6,316), property ($15,825), liability ($5,350) and violence ($505)
•Approved a contract with Sheakley UniService, Inc. in the Ohio Schools Council Consortium to serve as the district’s third party administrator for workers’ compensation with an enrollment fee of $765 and projected group premium of $19,998