Shelbyville Daily Union

Homepage

October 22, 2013

School Board approves applications for roofing project

After adopting a Health Life Safety amendment to include work on the High School roof, the Shelbyville school board authorized application for the school maintenance project for grants to pay for the project.

The roof replacement project includes installing a new single-ply fully adhered rubber roofing system to the gym and auditorium areas of the the building. The School Maintenance grant is in the amount of $350,000. The project is estimated at $405,720 including contingency and fees.

The board also approved the authorization for the School Energy Efficiency Project application for the heating and ventilation/air conditioning system replacement for the High School.

Hope Brown of Mose Yockey Brown and Kull LLC presented the audit report to the school board.

“The education fund was the only deficit fund spending. Most school have two or three funds with deficit spending,” Brown said.

She noted that the state and federal make up 52 percent of the revenue and the other 48 percent comes from local. The district has reserves which has helped in recent years.

“Your financial profile score is a perfect 4.0. To get a 4.0, you guys have worked hard,” Brown said.

The board approved the audit report.

Bence reported that area superintendents have met regarding the county sales tax referendum and will be seeking approval from their boards next month.

“Fifty-one percent of the districts have to agree to put it on the ballot this spring,” she said.

The districts will also be writing a purpose statement for the money generated and divided among them.

“Ours will go for the High School heating system,” Bence said.

She also suggesting signing a contract for the project before July 1 to lock in prices in anticipation of the referendum’s passage. The project would be completed by summer of 2015.

Following the executive session, the board approved the following coaching positions:

- Tadd Brachbill and Evan Casey as volunteer assistant High School wrestling coaches

- Tracy Agney, Caleb Duckett, Nate Bly as volunteer assistant Junior High wrestling coaches

Due to date conflicts, the next school board meeting will be held Monday, November 25, in the High School cafeteria.

1
Text Only
Local News
041814 Rams on the Run pic

Obituaries
Homepage
  • Audit report: County's finances 'level'

    The county's finances are "level", according to Robin Yockey of Mose, Yockey, Brown and Kull LLC. Yockey presented the audited financial report to the County Board during last week's regular meeting. "The county's finances remained relatively level b

    April 18, 2014

  • IMG_2246.JPG SHS Prom Royalty Candidates named

    Shelbyville High School has announced its 2014 Prom court.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • IMG_2180.JPG Mock accident drives home message

    The screech of tires -- the crunch of metal ... two school buses pull away to reveal a head-on collision involving high schoolers on Prom night.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Council approves Chautauqua Days plans

    Chautauqua Days Festival plans were approved by the Shelbyville City Council Monday evening. Vickie Davis and Brenda Elder presented plans for the May 30-June 1 event which includes bands and vendors in Forest Park. They asked for approval for the pl

    April 11, 2014

  • New management contracted for Eagle Creek Golf Course

    Findlay, IL -- Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Director Marc Miller approved a contract with Green Golf Partners Tuesday, April 8, to maintain and operate the Eagle Creek Golf Course, located on the shore of Lake Shelbyville near Findlay.

    April 9, 2014

Celebrations
  • 041814 Hayes anniversary pic 1 Hayes to celebrate 50th

    On April 18, 1964, Mary Warner of Ramsey married Tommy Hayes of Herrick. Mary is the daughter of Rufus (Bud) & Marie Warner, Tom is the son of Lloyd and Evalena Hayes. The wedding ceremony was held at the Ramsey Baptist Church and Pastor Gene Auxier

    April 18, 2014 2 Photos

Featured Ads
AP Video
Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Mayor Rob Ford Launches Re-election Campaign Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case
Poll

Do you think the United States should become more involved in the advancements of Russia into the Ukraine?

Yes, militarily
Yes, as peacemakers
No
     View Results
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Helium debate
Helium