KUTZTOWN AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
Board of Directors Meeting
Monday, February 7, 2005, 7:30 p.m.
The Board of Directors of Kutztown Area School District met for the workshop board meeting on Monday, February 7, 2005, 7:30 p.m., at the Middle School pursuant to due notice to board members and the public.
Absent William Yurvati, Carl Ziegler
Also Dr. Brenda A. Winkler-Superintendent, Joe Pugliese-Board Treasurer, Gretchen Diehl-
Present Board Secretary, Nick Lazo, Eric Erb, Lorraine Felker, Matt Smith, Michele Fragnito, Tom Green, Barb Richard, Dr. Kim Slick, Thomas Loch, Lou Cottone, Michele Zimmerman, Zairab Abdulfaltah-Reading Eagle, Judy Lynn Weaver-Kutztown Patriot
Welcome President Vymazal welcomed guests and opened the meeting with a moment of silence and Pledge of Allegiance to the flag. He asked that everyone sign the attendance book and mark their concern next to their name. He requested that anyone wishing to speak on an agenda item please raise his/her hand to be recognized. This meeting was tape-recorded.
Personnel Motion made by Patricia Bealer, seconded by Dennis Ritter, to approve the following
All Personnel Are Approved Pending the Districtís Receipt of All Mandated Credentials.
Conference Motion made by Kent Dahlquist, seconded by Patricia Bealer, to approve the conference request
Approvals for Jennifer Lesagonicz to attend Prevention: A Cornerstone to Health Families and
Communities Conference to be held April 8-9, 2005 in Lancaster, PA at a cost of $350.00.
Motion made by Dennis Ritter, seconded by Patricia Bealer, to approve the conference request
for Dennis Seaman to attend the ASPP Spring Conference to be held March 2-4, 2005 in
Harrisburg, PA at a cost of $385.50.
Motion made by James Kramer, seconded by Kent Dahlquist, to approve the conference request
for Joe Pugliese to attend the PASBO Annual Conference to be held March 8-11, 2005 in
Valley Forge, PA at a cost of 630.50.
New Science Motion made by Kent Dahlquist, seconded by Dennis Ritter, to accept the bids for New High
Lab Bid/Award School Science Lab and Refurbishment opened February 3, 2005 as listed on the attached
Motion made by James Kramer, seconded by Kent Dahlquist, approval of the following resolution to award the new high school science lab and refurbishment contract:
RESOLVED, that tentative award of a construction contract for renovation of an existing classroom and chemistry lab for the Kutztown Area Senior High School for the Kutztown Area School District, be awarded to the following contractor in the amount stated herein, and subject to conditions stated herein:
a) A General Trades Construction Contract to Cresswell Brothers General Contractors, Inc., 129 W. Second Mountain Road, Pottsville, PA, 17901, in the base bid amount of $154,865.00.
b) AND, to postpone considerations for 30 days, the alternates listed below:
Alt. 101 Science Casework by Sheldon.
Alt. 102 Science Casework by Hamilton Industries.
Alt. 103 Science Casework by Collegedale.
Alt. 104 Science Casework by Polyvision.
c) AND, to reject the following alternates:
Alt. 105 Science Casework by Southside Manufacturing.
Alt. 111 Plastic Laminate Casework by TMI.
Alt. 112 Plastic Laminate Casework by Mastercraft.
Alt. 113 Plastic Laminate Casework by Polyvision.
Alt. 114 Plastic Laminate Casework by LSI.
Alt. 115 Plastic Laminate Casework by Case Systems.
Alt. 121 Science Accessories by Sheldon.
Alt. 122 Science Accessories by Hamilton Industries.
Alt. 123 Science Accessories by Collegedale.
Alt. 124 Science Accessories by Polyvision.
Alt. 125 Science Accessories by Campbell Rhea.
Alt. 126 Science Accessories by Southside Manufacturing.
d) AND, to accept the General Trades Construction Unit Prices as submitted in the Bid Form.
e) TOTAL CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT $154,865.00.
AND, be it further RESOLVED that proper officers of the Board and Administration are hereby authorized to do all things necessary and to execute the necessary documents for approvals and contracts for construction.
AND, be it further RESOLVED, that the Architect, Adams, Eisenhower & Meckley, Inc., and the Solicitor, be authorized to issue a Letter of Intent informing the Contractor of this action and requesting submission of required bonds and insurances to the Solicitor for approval. The Letter of Intent is conditioned upon receipt of final approvals from all regulatory agencies and the legal sufficiency of Bid Forms, Bonds, and Insurance Certificates.
AND, be it further RESOLVED, that upon the Solicitor's approval, proper Officers of the Board are hereby authorized to execute the Contract and to authorize the Architect to issue the Notice to Proceed so that construction may begin.
Discussion Items Annual AP Government Field Trip to Washington, D.C.
School Year 2005-2006 Calendar
Adjournment Motion made by Kent Dahlquist, seconded by James Kramer, to adjourn the meeting at
Motion carried unanimously.
Respectfully submitted by,
Gretchen A. Diehl
School Board Secretary