March 1, 2017 | Kimberly

March 1, 2017
8:30 a.m.

Special Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by Mr. Champlin at 8:35 a.m. Present via phone were trustees Mr. Giles, Mr. Nield, Mr. Higdem and Dr. Melvin. Also in attendance were Mr. Schroeder, Superintendent; Mrs. Wirtz, Business Manager; and Darla Wadsworth, Transportation Director.

AGENDA: Dr. Melvin moved to call the meeting to order and approve the agenda as presented.  Mr. Nield seconded the motion.  The motion carried 5–0.


  • The conventional bus w/ handicap seating was approved as the lowest bid by Rush Truck Centers on February 22, 2017.
  • Dane Higdem moved to accept the Blue Bird rear engine “pusher” bus as the lowest responsive bid meeting specifications. No other bids met our specifications. The motion carried 5-0.


Bus Type

Bid Amount

Bryson Sales & Service

Blue Bird Rear Engine

$129,965.00 = lowest responsive bidder

Rush Truck Centers

International Rear Engine

$112,985.00 (can’t meet due date and no air disc brakes per specs)

Western Mountain Bus Sales

Thomas Rear Engine

$124,985.00 (can’t provide electric door per specs)


SNOW DAY #5 Friday, Feb. 24, 2017: At the last board meeting it was decided to make up future snow days a day for a day exceeding 4 days. Luke indicated the cost of paying staff for the 4 preceding snow days. Mr. Nield moved to follow the plan and make up the Feb, 24th snow day on April 7th which is a no school day on the calendar. The motion carried 5-0.

APPROVE CROSSFIT PAYMENT: Dane Higdem moved to approve the $675 CrossFit payment for the balance of the school year. Myron Nield seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0.

ADJOURNMENT: Ryan Melvin moved to adjourn at 8:55 a.m. and Myron Nield seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0.