Breckinridge County Board of Education

6/12/2019—The Breckinridge County Board of Education approved several change orders on the Hardinsburg Elementary School and Area Technology Center construction projects at their regular meeting Wednesday evening. An add change order of $2,955.00 for duct work and a motorized damper was approved for the Area Technology Center.  Three deduct change orders and one add change order totaled $107,479.90 in deductions from the cost of the HES project.  Walls are going up at the Technology Center, and roofing will begin next week.  The project is six weeks ahead of schedule.  Staff has begun moving to the Hardinsburg Elementary School, and playground equipment is being erected.  Paperwork to close out the HES project was approved.


In other business, the Board approved the School Food Service Procurement agreement.


The law firm of English, Lucas, Priest, and Owsley of Bowling Green was reemployed as the Boards legal representative.


The Board approved a contract with the Breckinridge County Sheriff’s Department to employ a School Resource Officer for the 2019/20 school year.


The first reading of a policy to rescind corporal punishment procedure was approved.  The Board also approved the first reading of the district wide policy and procedure manual.


The Board awarded the beverage bid to Clark Beverage Group of Oakland, KY.  First State Bank was awarded the banking services bid.


The Board approved a district wide Licensed Practical Nurse position.


The Board approved an out of state field trip by HOSA to Orlando, FL. later this month.


The Board declared technology equipment as surplus property, and approved application for a Kentucky TranspARTion Grant.


Curriculum Coordinator Kathy Gedling discussed the District Improvement Implementation and Impact Plan.


BCHS Principal Adam Cox and BCMS Principal Kevin Coomes gave a report on accomplishments and plans for their schools.


In personnel matters, the retirements of Instructional Assistants Kathy Henning and Judy Nottingham were noted.


The Board went into executive session to discuss evaluation of Superintendent Dr. Nick Carter.  After fifteen minutes behind closed doors, the Board said Dr. Carter has exceeded expectations for Cultural Leadership and Human Resource Leadership.


At the beginning of the meeting, Kenny Stansfield, with Sherman, Carter, Barnhart Architects, presented a scholarship award to Avery Knochel.  Knochel will attend the University of Louisville in the Fall.