Special Board Meeting Highlights
April 20, 2017
6:00 P.M.

Members Present: Lanny Carpenter, Marc Degenhardt, Chris Denner, Todd Milner,
Steve Schotte and Sonya Stohs (Kevin Samuelson was absent.)

  • Approved the list of supplemental bills. Motion carried 6-0.
  • Consensus of the Board was to authorize the district to help pay for a second sponsor for the FBLA trip to Nationals due to the number of students going, and to have a policy for future trips.
  • Approved the bid of DK Audio Video in the amount of $38,667.97 for a Sound System in the New Gymnasium, $5,670.80 for a Sound System in the Weight Room, and $5,670.80 for a Sound System in the Wrestling Room. Motion carried 6-0.
  • Approved the KDHE Waste Tire Grant for the playground at Marysville Elementary. The district would receive $18,500 from the grant and would need to match the $18,500. Motion carried 6-0.
  • Approved the summer work schedule of four 10 hour days Monday through Thursday.
    Motion carried 6-0.
  • (Mr. Milner left the meeting.)
  • Approved the resignations and appointment as presented: Motion carried 5-0.
    • Resignations
      • Kendra Milner – Teacher’s Aide effective 4/28/17
      • Jeremy Henderson – Custodian effective 5/5/17
    • Appointment
      • Offered a certified contract to Terra Bruna as Speech Language Pathologist.
  • (Mr. Milner returned to the meeting.)

Work Session – Related to Bond Issue.

  • Mike Mayo discussed preliminary drawings for an Agriculture Complex and Jr. Sr. High Office Renovation.
  • • Consensus of the board were to:
    • Seek bids on Packaged Rooftop Equipment for the Jr./Sr. High Media Center and Music Room HVAC.
    • Move forward with concepts on the Agriculture Complex (no commitments)
    • Move forward with concepts on the Marysville Jr. Sr. High Office Area (no commitments)
  • Discussed Change Orders on Marysville Junior/Senior High School – Phase 2 Addition and Renovation.
  • Approved change order COR 07 – Provide additional power and data in Level 3 SPED and Art Rooms, pending Mike Mayo’s review of the cost, but not to exceed $28,587. Motion carried 6-0.
  • Discussed purchases of furniture and equipment for the new additions.

Meeting Adjourned at 7:53 P.M.

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.