Southern Board approves technology purchase


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RACINE — The Southern Local Board of Education approved the purchase of computers, as well as other agenda items during its recent meeting.

The board approved the purchase of 25 Lenovo Thinkpads from Quality Sales and Service Inc. in the amount of $17,325.

Additionally, the purchase of 90 Lenovo Chromebooks and three Luxor mobile carts were approved from Quality Sales and Service Inc. in the amount of $22,133.50.

The reduction of one bus driver position was approved by the board. The position is vacant and does not result in a layoff.

Supplemental contracts were approved as follows, Maggie Cummins, assistant softball coach; Theresa Lavender, prom advisor; Kent Wolfe, freshman class advisor; Keith Carroll, assistant baseball coach; Erin Lisle, Daniel Buckley and Calee Pickens, science olympiad; Ed Baker, safety coordinator; Lori Warden, study island.

Brittant Newsome and Tatijana Price were approved as substitute teachers.

Meg Guinter and Olivia Hawley were approved as tutors for the third grade reading tutoring program.

The board approved an annual enrollment fee in the amount of $2,185 to be paid to CompManagement for re-enrollment into the Ohio School Comp workers’ compensation group rating program for 2018. This program includes both workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation claims management services and is sponsored by OSBA and OASBO.

The annual maintenance fee in the amount of $1,995 was approved to be paid to Strategic Solutions for information management services support and upgrades.

A five year maintenance agreement was approved with Honeywell Building Solutions.

Multiple donations were accepted toward the K-8 Playground Equipment Fund.

An overnight trip to Columbus was approved for the Science Olympiad team.

An estimate from Roses Excavating was approved in the amount of $8,042 for gravel and sidewalks around the fitness center.

The board approved entering into a preparedness, health and safety services authorized provider agreement with the American Red Cross.

The board accepted the fiscal year 2017 Youth Led Prevention Grant in the amount of $750.

An annual maintenance agreement was approved, including parts and labor, for Rizo Model REZ220 in the amount of $533.19.

Minutes, bills, a financial statement, bank reconciliation statement and checks were approved as presented.

Revised permanent appropriations were approved in the amount of $12,798,697.70.

The next meeting of the Southern Local Board of Education is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on April 24.

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