BELLEVUE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Bond Oversight Committee Meeting Minutes Bellevue, Nebraska
Official Minutes February 20, 2020
|Attendance||Others In Attendance|
|Bill Baldwin||Jeff Rippe|
|Thomas Birk||Ralph Gladbach|
|John Carozza||Robert Moore|
|Sharon Hammerlund||Greg Boettger|
|Jim Hawkins||Doug Cook|
|Not in Attendance:|
The meeting began at 6:00 p.m. at Two Springs Elementary.
Technology Update – Greg Boettger, Director of Facilities and Technology shared the bid for wireless
technology related to the Career and Technical Education automotive program will be presented to the
Board at the April Board meeting.
Safety and Security – Mr. Boettger shared the district will be reviewing all the vestibules in the buildings
to make sure they are secure. Also, audio visual will be ordered as needed for areas throughout the district.
Pay Requests – The following pay requests will be submitted for approval at the March 9th Board of
- Lied Activity Center (New Wave) $61,144.55
- Fairview/Two Springs Chillers (Mechanical Systems) $100,890
Bellevue East Main Gym Roof – Mr. Gladbach continues to wait to receive the final warranty information
from Bradco Company prior to the final project closeout.
Bellevue East Main Roof – The warranty inspection work has been completed and the warranty is being
issued. The auditorium smoke vents have been installed and the warranty has been issued.
Bellevue East HVAC – Mr. Gladbach reported the HVAC project at Bellevue East has been closed out
and the retainage has been released. There are a few remaining items that are being resolved under warranty
Belleaire and Central Projects – There were miscellaneous items that needed to be completed. The final
closeout is ongoing. The final pay request has not been issued.
Lied Activity Center Pool – The pool work at the Lied Activity Center has been completed and the final
pay request has been submitted.
Bellevue East Baseball Stadium Lights – Mr. Gladbach reported there are a few miscellaneous items that
need to be completed on the stadium lights, with anticipated completion by March 1st.
Bellevue East Water Heater – The water heaters at Bellevue East have been installed and the project is
Bellevue West Partial Roof Project – Mr. Gladbach met with 10 Men Roofing and building administration
to create a schedule that will have minimal impact to students. Also, they have established the staging area
will be the north parking lot by the baseball stadium. Work will begin in April with anticipated completion
date to be approximately October, 2020.
Two Springs and Fairview – The preparation work for the new chillers at Two Springs and Fairview has
been completed. Trane delivered the chillers and the project is on target to be completed by April 1st.
Logan Fontenelle HVAC Project – Mr. Gladbach shared the Board approved the bid from Ray Martin in
the amount of $1,189,000 at the February 3rd Board meeting. Preliminary work will begin in areas that will
not effect students in mid-March. The project is anticipated to be completed by August, 2020.
Logan Fontenelle Fire Sprinkler – Mr. Gladbach shared the Board approved the bid from General Fire
and Safety in the amount of $219,000 for the install of the new fire/sprinkler system at Logan Fontenelle.
The project is anticipated to be completed in early Fall of 2020.
Two Springs HVAC and Life/Safety – Mr. Gladbach received 4 bids for the HVAC and life/safety
upgrades at Two Springs on January 29th. The Board will be asked to approve the bid from Ray Martin in
the amount of $1,127,900 at the March 9th Board meeting.
Leonard Lawrence HVAC and Life/Safety – Mr. Gladbach received 2 bids for the HVAC and life/safety
upgrades at Leonard Lawrence on February 6th. The Board will be asked to approve the bid from Ray Martin
in the amount of $993,000 at the March 9th Board meeting. The work at Leonard Lawrence is not as
extensive as Two Springs, which would explain the cost difference.
Chiller Pre-Purchase – Mr. Boettger will ask the Board for approval at the March 9th Board meeting to
pre-purchase a new chiller for Wake Robin in the amount of $96,708 and Leonard Lawrence in the amount
Wake Robin HVAC Project – Mr. Gladbach received 3 bids for the HVAC upgrades at Wake Robin with
Ray Martin being the lowest bidder at $425,000. Work will include replacement of the chiller, control work,
lighting, and other miscellaneous items. The bid will be presented to the Board at the March 9th Board
meeting for approval.
Wake Robin General/Life Safety Project – Mr. Gladbach also received 3 bids for the general/life safety
project at Wake Robin. Rife Construction was the low bidder at $196,998. This bid did not include the cost
of electrical work and fire alarm connection work, which was part of the project plans. Mr. Gladbach will
create an RFP and solicit bids for this work. The Board will be asked to approve the bid from Rife
Construction at the March 9th Board meeting.
Elevator Upgrade – The Board will be asked to approve the bid from O’Keefe elevator for the upgrades
to the elevators at Wake Robin in the amount of $71,870 and Logan Fontenelle in the amount of $71,528
at the March 9th Board meeting. The project will be to update the controls and to bring both elevators up
to Elevator and ADA codes.
CTE Building and Storage Unit – Mr. Gladbach shared the plans for the automotive area will be received
on February 26th. The bids will be shared with the Oversight Committee prior to asking for approval by the
Board at the March 9th Board meeting.
Dr. Robert Moore, Assistant Superintendent reported the district continues to work with partners to secure
funding for equipment and support of the program. Also, there are approximately 100 students enrolled in
the automotive program. Dr. Moore is working with Metro Tech to secure another teacher for the program.
OPPD Rebates – Mr. Gladbach shared there have not been any updates from OPPD.
Website Review – There were not any updates on the website. Mr. Gladbach will sharing updated
expenditure report with the Committee in March.
The Committee adjourned the meeting at 6:45 p.m. The next meeting will be March 24th at Wake Robin. After the meeting Mr. Gladbach gave Committee members a tour of Two Springs.
Board Secretary, Tricia Richards