Meigs Local approves bids for 2015-16 school year

By Lindsay Kriz - [email protected]

POMEROY — At one of their final meetings before the new school year officially begins, Meigs Local Board members voted to accept various bids for the 2015-2016 school year.

Board members accepted a bid for fuel from G&M Fuel Co. Inc. in Pomeroy, a bid for oil from Randy V. Moore Petroleum Distribution LLC. of New Lexington, Ohio, Milk/Dairy products bid from Broughton Foods LLC. of Marietta, and bread/bakery from Nickles Bakery, Inc. of Martins Ferry, Ohio.

The board also approved entering into an agreement with the Southeastern Ohio Voluntary Education Cooperative for Educational Management Information Systems analyzation, reporting and submission funding. According to the board the price will be $1,291 a month and won’t exceed $15,500 annually.

Michael Barnett was approved as a test coordinator on a supplemental contract for the upcoming school year, and members also accepted the resignation of David Casci, former bus driver, for retirement purposes. Financial reports and bills for July were also approved.

The board approved Steven Wood as an event/activities director, and hired Connie Halley, Kort Wolfe, Melinda Butcher and Sherry McKinney as substitute personal assistants. Lastly, the board created the position of wellness/facility manager.

The first day of school for Meigs Local is Aug. 26.

Reach Lindsay Kriz at 740-444-4303.

By Lindsay Kriz

[email protected]