Connellsville board has numerous items on Wednesday's agenda
Connellsville Area School Board is expected to take action Wednesday to make purchases as it continues renovation / construction plans at the district's schools.
During Monday night's work session, the board announced it plans to purchase furniture for the senior high school from P.E.M. Co. at a cost of $273,735.27 to be paid from the construction fund.
Plans call for the board to purchase sewing tables for the senior high school from Longo Inc., at a cost of $6,345.60 that will also be paid from the construction fund.
The board is expected to award the carpet and tile replacement bid for Bullskin Township Elementary School to Faris Carpet Inc. of Uniontown, the lowest bidder, at a total cost of $23,595 to be paid from the construction fund.
Continental Flooring Co. of Scottsdale, Ariz., the lowest responsible bidder, is expected to be paid $42,300 from the construction fund to replace carpet and tile at Dunbar Township Elementary School. School board members explained that the Arizona company works with the Home Depot.
Faris Carpet Inc. of Uniontown, the lowest bidder, will be paid $21,560 from the construction fund to replace carpet and tile at the junior high school.
Several change orders, totaling $16,838, are expected to be approved for Westmoreland Electric for additions and renovations to the senior high school. The money will be paid from the construction fund.
In other business, the board is expected to:
• Approve summer school for the senior high school and Connellsville Area Career and Technical Center.
• Approve revisions to graduation requirements, including three math units, which must include Algebra I or Algebra I A and Algebra I B and Geometry, and three science units, including Biology or Biology A and Biology B.
• Grant superintendent Dr. Daniel Lujetic to authorize and sign any and all contracts, agreements, grants and licenses with the Pennsylvania Department of Education.
• Heard a presentation from Jonathan Garlow of Ford Business Machines about proposed changes to printers in the school district.
Cindy Ekas is a freelance writer.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Security tightened at Fayette courthouse; Westmoreland says its procedures are sufficient
- Motorcyclist listed as fair after Fayette County crash
- Lynn: Frazier to offer kindergarten readiness classes
- Residents plan town-hall style meeting on Connellsville’s proposed abandoned building ordinance
- Oglethorpe: A week in the life of a smalltown boy
- Fayette fair queen, princess are crowned
- Boy, 13, critically injured in accident involving ATV
- Fayette County Fair up and running
- Pennsylvania State VFW Post 8543 Band continues to grow
- Sisters of St. Basil to host 80th pilgrimage to Uniontown
- Fayette parents sue hospitals, blood bank, doctor over infant son’s death