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6/12/2014 - South Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Green BOE moves forward  on energy savings

GREEN — During a special meeting June 9, the Green Local Schools Board of Education approved a resolution for the issuance of bonds, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $1.7 million, for the purpose of paying costs of installation, modifications and remodeling of school buildings to conserve energy.

During the April board meeting, district officials explained the program, which involves a number of changes to lighting and mechanical systems in several buildings, could save the district about $2.3 million in energy costs over a 15-year period. The program, totally funded through House Bill 264, which was approved in 1985, is administered through the Ohio School Facilities Commission and uses projected energy savings to fund capital improvements on energy conservation measures, according to district officials.

At its May meeting, the board authorized a contract with CCG Energy Solutions to participate in the school energy conservation financing program.

Also during the special June 9 meeting, the board approved a resolution authorizing records retention and disposal as presented by the treasurer.

The next regular meeting is scheduled for June 30 at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers of the Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd.


Springfield BOE approves personnel items

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Local Schools Board of Education gathered for a special meeting June 9 to approve several personnel items.

During the meeting, the board agreed to hire Kimberly Solosky as a teacher for the 2014-15 school year, pending proper licensure. The board also approved hiring TWE workers Megan Smith, Ryan Kirby and Chayton Hamric at the rate of $7.95 per hour.

The board adjourned into executive session to discuss personnel matters, with no other action taken.

The board’s next regular meeting is set for June 17 at 6 p.m. in the community meeting room at Springfield High School, 1880 Canton Road.


Manchester BOE OKs personnel items

NEW FRANKLIN — The Manchester Local Schools Board of Education approved several personnel items during a special June 10 meeting.

The items include three-year contracts for Nolley Elementary School Principal Christina Pappas and Scott Ross, director of technology and Manchester High School assistant principal.

Also approved were supplemental contracts including: Edward Kissner, girls soccer coach; Marc Craddock, girls soccer assistant; Mark Herwick, girls soccer assistant (volunteer); Tucker Pappas, girls basketball coach; Steve Wagner, girls basketball assistant; and Nicole Neila, girls basketball junior varsity assistant.

The board then convened into executive session to discuss personnel items.

The next regular board meeting will take place June 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Administrative Building, 6075 Manchester Road.


Maria Lindsay contributed to these reports.

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