On the record – Vienna

WHAT: Mathews Board of Education meeting Wednesday

PRESENT: Tarin Brown, Tom Gifford, Michele Garman, James Pegg and Rex Rager

The board:

• Approved employing George Garrett as junior high student council adviser for $569 for the 2018-2019 school year;

• Approved employing Carol O’Dell as a bus driver, five hours per day at $15.66 per hour for the 2018-2019 school year;

• Approved increasing the pay of Jennifer Soubenik to $64,702 for the 2018-2019 school year;

• Approved nine extended days for Principal Michael King at $375.62 per day;

• Approved the College Credit-Plus agreement with Youngstown State University for the 2019-2020 school year;

• Approved the purchase of a 2020 Blue Bird 72-passenger school bus from Cardinal Bus Sales and Service Inc., Lima, for $78,554;

• Approved the Outdoor Education Agreement with Camp Fitch YMCA for the sixth-grade overnight field trip, April 24-26 for $6,250;

• Approved purchase orders for bus repairs to No. 9 from WW Williams at $5,304.33; wellness cafeteria appliances from Bed Bath and Beyond for $4,319.46; and bus repairs to No. 12 from Cerni Motor Sales for $6,052.73;

• Approved tabling a second reading for policies on technology, staff technology, acceptable use and safety and use of social media. The other policies will move into a second reading and adoption;

• Approved to amend the 2019-2020 academic calendar. Conference night will be Feb. 13, 2020, instead of Feb. 6, 2020.

— Beth Shiller