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Wilmington

April 20, 2013

Wilmington plans security improvements

NEW CASTLE — The Wilmington school board approved a new security camera system for two district buildings.

The district agreed to spend $26,874 to purchase security cameras for the New Wilmington Elementary school and $18,450 for the Pulaski elementary building. An additional $13,405 will be spent on switches. The system will be purchased through Accent ESI.

At its meeting this week, the board also:

•Approved change orders totaling $184,428 and a credit adjustment of $318,975 for the high school/middle school renovation project. The board also accepted $11,082 as the full and final settlement for water damage that occurred during the renovations.

•Contracted with Doctor Dead-Bug for $110 per month plus $50 for return visits for pest management services.

•Continued a snow plowing agreement with Richardson Tree and Landscape Co. at $60 per hour for the 2013-14 school year.

•Purchased a fuel card system for district vehicles through Automated Fueling Inc. Prices are based on the Pittsburgh rack average per week plus 7.1 cents per gallon.

•Approved an early intervention sub-grant agreement with Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV for $3,157.

•Authorized students Justin Krupa, tuba, and Josh Bonnici, trumpet, to participate in the PMEA All-State Wind Ensemble April 16 to 20 in Erie.

•Accepted the retirement of kindergarten teacher Shirley Snyder, effective June 7.

•Agreed to participate through Midwestern Intermediate Unit IV for Title I remedial and Title II-A class size programs.

•Agreed to develop specifications for a greenhouse, to be part of the vocational-agriculture program. The board also appointed 17 members to an Occupational Advisory Council, which is part of the vo-ag program.

•Adopted the 2013-14 school calendar. The first day of school for students is Sept. 3. The school year ends June 6, 2014.

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