Lewis Central Group Schools’ Board of Education and learning held a general public listening to Monday on the sale of the district’s house at 1600 E. South Omaha Bridge Street.
The 2.45-acre plot incorporates the school district’s aged operations making, previous district places of work and bus parking good deal. The assets is no for a longer period necessary, as the district has done construction of a new, $6.2 million functions centre with satisfactory parking for buses. The new facility was significantly total by March 3, and the personnel moved into the creating through spring split.
No associates of the general public spoke throughout the hearing. As of Monday, no bids experienced been received, Superintendent Eric Knost mentioned.
“The intent right now is to consider bids for the future two weeks,” he mentioned.
If the district has not obtained any bids by the deadline, the bidding period of time could be prolonged or the sale could be turned over to a realtor, Knost mentioned.
The district has posted an Invitation to Bid on its web-site at lewiscentral.org.
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The assets is zoned industrial and is remaining marketed “as is,” the observe states. No surveys have been completed. All inspections would have to have to be done right before bidding. The home will be produced offered for viewing for the duration of regular business enterprise hrs.
The least bid has been set at $415,000, Knost explained. The Board of Training may well sell the property to the “highest liable bidder” but reserves the ideal to reject “any or all bids,” the observe states. All bids need to be income transactions and may not be conditioned on funding.
Would-be bidders might post a sealed bid to Board Secretary Andrew Raes at the Education Source Centre, 4121 Harry Langdon Blvd., Council Bluffs, till 1 p.m. on June 20, 2022.
The Board also authorized the order of a significant volume of machines for the new auditorium. The new purchases will not replace gear at this time applied in the choir and band rooms, in accordance to Dave Black, faculty improvement professional. The list features choral risers 150 effectiveness chairs tunes library storage system 10 garment carts 100 music stands, racks and carts nine chair carts podium technique and marker board with staves from Wenger Corp. for $70,951.73 and show choir risers from StageRight at $26,561.64 for a total of $97,513.37.
“Our intention is to test to purchase great-high-quality tools for a leading-quality auditorium,” he explained. “What we want to do is make this the location individuals want to occur.”
The faculty has asked for acceptance to host State Big Group Contest future year, Black mentioned.
“The objective is to have this equipment in place by the time school commences,” he reported.
Lights, curtains and rigging for the auditorium might get extended but will hopefully be put in in time for the tumble perform, Black stated. The university previously has occupancy of the set design location.
In other small business, the Board did the next:
Authorised a $500 incentive for academics and assistance workers associates who return to perform for the 2022-23 agreement year. The incentive will be paid to individuals who are on the payroll on Oct. 1, 2022 and would be compensated for with Elementary and Secondary University Crisis Reduction resources.
Authorised various administrative contract revisions. With the new language, the range of deal days for an activities director will enhance from 240 to 260. The amount of days of go away for an disease in an administrator’s fast loved ones (husband or wife, youngster, parent, dad or mum-in-law, sibling or any individual living in the administrator’s property) will improve from seven to 10 times for each year. An administrator may perhaps use a few of the most of seven days per yr for the loss of life of an person who is not a family members member under plan pointers (up from one day).
Accepted Board of Education and learning meeting dates for 2022-23. Because the initially Monday in July falls on the Independence Day vacation, there will be only one particular assembly in July 2022. There will be three conferences in August (Aug. 1, 15 and 29). Considering the fact that the first Monday in September will fall on Labor Day, there will be only one meeting in September. And since the to start with Monday in March 2023 will tumble through spring break, there will be only 1 assembly that month.
Mentioned and authorized plans for 2022-23 advisable by the College Enhancement Advisory Committee.