By: Eddy Gifford, Publisher
The Dade County
Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting Monday with all board
members except Jeff Forester present.
quickly moved through the agenda by first approving the consent agenda that
included several items.
items were computers for Microsoft Instructional Technology at Dade High
School; the fuel bid; IEP Online Education Funds; purchase of two bus engines;
approving the piano bid; prom contract; surplus property; Special Education
Procedure Manual and the approval of a broadcast video lab –
In other action
taken by the Board they approved replacing three water heaters at a cost of
$24,700. That bid went to H & H Plumbing, the only bidder on the project.
Two of the water heaters will be installed in the gym at Dade High School and
the other one will be installed to cover wings A, B, C, and D at the High
The Board also
approved the Board Calendar for 2013. The calendar will remain the same with
regular board meetings being held the third Monday of every month except
December and June at 7 p.m.
The Board also
reviewed several policies in an ongoing process to bring everything up to date.
After a brief
executive session the Board approved the resignation of Tammy Avans as
Cafeteria Manager at Davis Elementary School and approved a leave request by
The Board then
reviewed the monthly financials and Superintendent Shawn Tobin gave his monthly
Tobin reminded Board members of the AdvancED Visit coming up in February and
reported that the IDEA Compliance Report for Special Programs was complete and
that all requirements were met.