Newest school board member to be sworn in at Monday meeting

New Augusta USD 402 Board of Education member Matthew Blank will be sworn in at the beginning of Monday night's BOE meeting at 6:30 p.m.

There will be a presentation from Lincoln Elementary School before the board tackles the agenda.

New business items will include:

1. Recommendation of a bid for a new 72 passenger school bus. Three vendors submitted bids: Allied Bus Sales, International, $84,799; Cornhusker International Trucks, Inc., $87,300; Midwest Bus Sales, $89,360. Administration is recommending the low bid from Allied.

2. AHS Band Trip to Kansas City in Spring 2014. There will be a band concert Clinic included in the itinerary.

3. Educational Services and Staff Development Association of Central Kansas (ESSDACK) Interlocal Agreement.

4. Long range planning

a. Special BOE meeting - Capital Outlay

b. Five Year Capital Outlay Plan

c. Baseball Infield Presentation - informational only

Unfinished business includes:

1. Policy GAOCA - Staff use of cell phones/paging devices in school.

2. 2013-14 District Goals