Pearl City School District

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Organizational & Regular Meeting for April 19, 2017



President Bremmer called the Organizational/Regular Meeting to order @ 6:30 pm. 

After Roll Call the Board approved the amended April 19, 2017 agenda to accommodate a change in the order. 

The Board approved the Consent Agenda consisting of the minutes from the March 20, 2017 regular board meeting minutes, the closed session minutes from the March 20, 2017 regular board meeting, minutes from the March 29, 2017 special board meeting, special board meeting, and approval of bills and payroll through April 13, 2017. 

Acknowledged the canvassed votes from the April 4, 2017 General Election in which Nikki Keltner, Chad Bremmer, Amy Lieb, and Wayne Crackenberger were declared the winners for the 4 open seats.  President Bremmer thanked outgoing member Ron Johnson for his service. 

The Board adjourned “sine die”. 

The Oath of Office was completed and new members were seated as school board members.  Roll call of the new Board was conducted. 

The Board reorganized to include the following:

Chad Bremmer was elected President, Amy Lieb was elected Vice President, Nikki Keltner was elected as Secretary, Doug Visel was elected as representative to the Pearl City Education Foundation and elected as representative to the IASB Governing Board, approved Mike Smith as Treasurer, approved Janis Sheffey as recording Secretary, approved existing contracts and policies, appointed members to committees, adopted the agenda format, and set the 3rd Wednesday of each month as the meeting date starting at 6:30 pm. 

Rcognized guests and public comments were allowed.  No comments were made. 

New Business:

  1. Approved the quote by Stalker Sports Floors of $2,375 to clean and recoat the main gym and $1,350 to clean and recoat the small gym.
  2. Discussed the sale and a potential contract for sale of the Ag building to the Park District.
  3. Guaranteed the student slot for the Regional Alternative Program at a cost of $2,000.
  4. Approved Friday, March 23 – Sunday, March 25, 2018 as the date for the Washington DC 8th grade trip.
  5. Donated 2- one year athletic passes to the Athletic Booster Golf outing.
  6. Authorized to advertise for bids on milk, bread, food, and janitorial supplies.
  7. Approved the purchase of paper through the ROE.
  8. Approved a 5 year contract with iFiber for the transport of high speed internet at a cost of $7,200/year.  After E-Rate reimbursement the cost will be $4,320.
  9. Approved a 5 year contract with NIUNet for 250 Mpbs of broadband/internet access at a cost of $9,000/year.  After E-Rate reimbursement the cost will be $5,400.
  10. Approved School Messenger communication bundle to include communicate (calling system), website and a custom app for 3 years at a cost of $5,765 for the first year and $5,000 for each of the last 2 years.
  11. Conducted a first reading of the following amended/new policies: 6:130, 6:300, 6:300-E2, 7:150, 7:150-AP, 7:190, 7:190-AP2, 7:190-AP3, 7:190-AP4, 7:190-AP7, 7:190-AP8, 7:190-E1, 7:190-E3, 7:190-E4, 7:200, 7:200-E1, 7:200-E2, 7:210, 7:210-E1, 7:220, 7:230, 7:240, 7:240-AP2,E1, 7:305, 7:305-AP
  12. Approved Matt Milam as a JH boys’ basketball coach.


Meeting was adjourned at 8:23 pm.