FREMONT - Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers Board of Education accepted the resignation of its treasurer during a meeting Thursday evening.
Treasurer Jay Valasek, who has worked for the district for 26 years, is to retire, effective Feb. 29.
Valasek has been a pleasure to work with, said Vice President Chris Widman, representing Tiffin City Schools.
"We certainly appreciate him," he said.
The board accepted the resignation following an executive session. Valasek said the board has been understanding and supportive.
In other business, Superintendent Greg Edinger updated the board about the Ohio School Facilities Commission building project.
Edinger said he is confident the Sentinel renovation project will be ready for students Aug. 25.
"It will be right down to the wire," he said.
He said one can see the crew is starting painting, and floors are being installed.
"There are pieces going back together," he said.
In other business, the board:
Watched as the oath of office was administered to Michelle Davis, representing Bettsville Local School District, for the unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2012.
Approved a contract, memberships and cooperative agreements.
Approved textbook purchases.
Accepted an Adult Basic Literacy Education grant for $192,495.
Approved monthly financial reports.
Heard about the state budget.
The next meeting is 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at the administration center.