GFW board tables boiler replacement
GIBBON – The Gibbon Fairfax Winthrop (GFW) school board tabled the Gibbon boiler project Monday after only one bid was received and opened on June 13.
Superintendent Jeff Bertrang said the project will be re-bid later this year. He said Hallberg Engineering, which submitted the only bid, is detailing project scope, timeline and expectations.
The board approved:
Hiring elementary teacher Melissa Hanson, $32,715; activities/testing coordinator Travis Vorwerk, $36,000; .91 FTE Family/Consumer Science (FACS) Debra Kammerlander, $37,196.25 and school readiness teacher Sharon Schiro, $22.79 per hour.
The Socrates Telecommunications and Internet Access Services agreement for internet, voice and data services for 2013-14. District bandwidth will increase from 4.5 to 50 Mbps, as of July 1. E-Rate funding and state telecom equity aid drops the cost to $20,418.
Increasing student and adult lunch costs by 10 cents a meal to meet federal lunch program guidelines.
Appointing Stacy Helget, the only applicant, to replace Greg Wickenhauser on the school board as of July 1. Her term will continue until the November 2014 general election. Wickenhauser moved out of the Gibbon voting district.