School Board Wrap


Spencer, IA (KICD) — The Spencer School Board took care of things for this year and things for next year and also some unfinished business at their Tuesday meeting.

The board took a look at their basic fees for the 2014-15 school year, and superintendent Terry Heeman says there’s good news for the families…

Also approved were settlements for support staff , which is a 35 cent per hour increase in salary plus an increase of $297 for single insurance costs. The settlement approved for the Spencer Education Association, puts an increase on the base salaries.of $895 on their salaries plus the $297 for the single insurance.
The board had discussion of a pair of demolition projects and contracts for those, and Heeman shares their decision…

The football scoreboard which was not upgraded when the rest of the field update was made, will now be replaced, as a bid by Daktonics came in at $16,731, which is under the $17,000 that the Spencer Tailtwisters agreed to reimburse the school for a new scoreboard.

The board also approved a membership to the School Research Nexus which a Superintendent organization, at a cost of $5550 which will cover total costs of Heeman attending the spring and fall meetings.

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