Meeting: North Spencer Schools

The North Spencer School Board met Monday and:

• Approved the resignation of Heritage Hills High School nurse Leah Matthews-Horton.

• Approved the following appointments: Technology integration/IT technician Duane Lorey for the corporation; and instructional assistants Lisa Ling and Ashley Hubert at Nancy Hanks Elementary.

• Heard an update on facilities projects from Superintendent Dan Scherry.

• Approved a bid from DeBra-Kuempel of Evansville for $117,845 to install HVAC localization systems at all North Spencer schools.

• Approved an architect agreement with Gibraltar Design of Evansville for continued work on the elementary school and high school library remodel projects.

• Heard a presentation on updated drawings for the elementary school and high school library remodels from Dale Wagner with Gibraltar Design.

• Approved a request for asset disposal for items from Nancy Hanks that are no longer in use.

• Approved a bid from Meadors Construction of Lincoln City for $13,688 to construct a transportation shed east of the administration office.

• Approved elementary and middle school book rental fees for the 2020-21 school year.

• Approved the corporation to apply for and accept state and federal grants for the 2020-21 school year.

• Approved a resolution for the suspension of board policies during an emergency. The action is in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and allows the corporation to automatically suspend any policies that conflict with orders and policies from state or local officials during the public health emergency.

• Heard a report on the re-entry plan for high school athletics and graduation festivities and that the corporation is working on a re-entry plan for the 2020-21 school year, which is scheduled to begin Aug. 12.

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