Members of the Cossatot River Board of Education reviewed the plans for the district’s athletic fields project with facility advisor, Gene Hawk during their June board meeting Monday night. The district is scheduled to open bids for the project on June 21st at a special called board meeting.
Hawk told the board they could reject all of the bids if the bids were higher than expected.
Members of the Van-Cove Alumni Association asked the board to help them preserve the memorabilia that is currently being stored in the old Van-Cove school building by providing water and electricity to the building. Association members also want a signed lease with the district.
Board members verbally agreed to assist the association.
Campus principals presented their improvement plans and the board approved the purchase of new Math textbooks at a cost of $68,128.
Monday’s meeting was the final board of education meeting for Davis who is retiring at the end of June.
New superintendent Jimmy Tankersly is the current superintendent of the Leary Independent School District in Leary, Texas. He has been in education for 39-years and will officially begin working in the Cossatot River School District on July 1st.
Board members also passed a resolution Monday night honoring the 2018 men’s soccer team.