Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Minutes Bellevue, Nebraska
Official Minutes December 17, 2020

Attendance Others In Attendance
Thomas Birk Jeff Rippe
John Carozza Ralph Gladbach
Sharon Hammerlund Greg Boettger
Jim Hawkins Robert Moore
Not in Attendance:
Bill Baldwin
Mike Hall
Mike Parker

The meeting began at 5:30 p.m. via Zoom.

Pay Requests – At this time there will not be any pay requests submitted for approval at the January 11th Board of Education meeting.

Mr. Gladbach reported Ray Martin Co. continue to finalize and close out projects throughout the district.

Bellevue West Elevator – The state elevator conducted the final inspection for the Bellevue West elevator. There were three minor items identified that will be fixed over the winter break. Once completed the elevator will be certified.

Bellevue West Gym HVAC Project – Mr. Gladbach reported in December, the district received three bids for the replacement of the rooftop HVAC units over the main gym area at Bellevue West. At the December 7th Board meeting, the bid from Ray Martin Co. in the amount of $285,000 was approved. The materials should arrive at the beginning of March, with installation taking place over spring break. The project is anticipated to be completed early April, 2021.

Bellevue West Auditorium – An update on the auditorium project at Bellevue West was provided. Mr. Gladbach has been working with a local office of a national construction company who has offered to gather construction costs for the project. The district is looking at three different plan options. The preliminary construction costs of those options have been received. Mr. Gladbach also, met with two local construction companies to get a general anticipated cost of the project. The administration has met with Mr. Gladbach to review the cost options. The next step will be to present the plans to small groups, which will include Board members. After those meetings, information will be provided to the Bond Oversight Committee.

Safety/Security – Greg Boettger, Director of Facilities and Technology, shared at the December 7th Board meeting it was approved for the district to purchase new desktop computers for the Technology and Living labs at the three middle schools. The purchase of the equipment will be from Riverside Technologies in the amount of $97,000.

Transportation – At the December 7th Board meeting, it was approved for Rich Casey, Director of Transportation to purchase five International diesel buses from Cornhusker Trucks International in the amount of $570,800.

Rebates – Mr. Gladbach reported the NDEQ grant rebates for the two high school tracks, along with the track at Lewis and Clark was rejected due to not enough information on the application. Lamp Rynearson will gather the information required and resubmit the application for the 2021 grant period.

2021 Projects – A discussion was held on the upcoming projects for 2021. Mr. Gladbach shared at the January 11th Board meeting, the administration will ask for approval to prepare the RFP and solicit bids on the following projects. The partial roof replacement at Mission, CHAP, Avery, Bellevue East and Bellevue West, the HVAC upgrade to a VRF system at CHAP and the safety/HVAC upgrade at Fairview. Mr. Gladbach also shared there are discussion to start phase 2 of the CTE building project. The district is looking at starting a few new programs beginning in the fall of 2021.

The Committee adjourned the meeting at 6:16 p.m. The next meeting is January 21st at 5:30 p.m. and will be held via Zoom.

Board Secretary, Tricia Richards