FREMONT - Vanguard-Sentinel Career and Technology Centers Board of Education approved during a meeting Thursday evening putting the Ohio School Facilities Commission project's loose furnishings and technology package out to bid.
Superintendent Greg Edinger said the technology package has a $1.3 million budget, and the budget for loose furnishings is about $730,000, for a total of $2 million.
Officials still are working on finishing punch-list items at Sentinel, he said.
"(In Fremont), we're on schedule still," he said.
In other business, the board approved a memorandum of understanding with Vanguard-Sentinel Education Association. After the meeting, Edinger said it clarifies language in the contract. The board and union are in negotiations for a new contract.
"We're still working under the old one," he said.
In other business, the board:
Heard administrative reports.
Accepted the resignation of Albert Ronald Karr, custodian, due to retirement.
Approved monthly financial reports.
Heard the legislative liaison report.
Bid farewell to John Schuett, the Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District representative on the board. He attended his last meeting Thursday. "We appreciate all your contributions," said President Don Ellis, who represents Old Fort Local Board of Education.
Entered executive session to discuss personnel and compensation. No further action was anticipated.
The next meeting is 6 p.m. Dec. 15 at Sentinel.