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Board to accept bids for final phase of track project

Board to accept bids for final phase of track project

May 18th, 2013 by The News Tribune in News

RUSSELLVILLE, Mo. - The fifth and final phase of the Cole County R-1 Schools track complex should be open for bids soon.

At its regular meeting Thursday, the Board of Education agreed to hire an architect to prepare a drawing and documents to bid the construction of the concessions/restrooms/storage building.

The plan is to have the building in place by the next track season.

Following a closed session, the board accepted letters of retirement from Donna O'Neal and Kenyon Maier, and a letter of resignation from Becky Schulte.

The board hired Suzanne Lackman as special services teacher, Taylor Chandler as K-8 vocal music teacher and Shawn Smith as assistant middle school boys' basketball coach.

In other business, the board:

• Approved a 5-cent increase in meal prices for the 2013-14 school year.

• Declared Bus No. 4 to be sold as surplus property.

• Awarded the bid to install a partition wall with double doors in the elementary school to Brady's Glass.