Ocean City Today

Board of Ed Briefs 03/02/2018

By Kara Hallissey | Mar 01, 2018

(March 2, 2018) The Worcester County Board of Education discussed the following items during its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 20:

Leadership Maryland

Pocomoke High School principal Annette Wallace was named a member of the Class of 2018 for Leadership Maryland, a professional development program, consisting of 52 business and community leaders throughout the state.

Wallace will complete an eight-month, hands-on learning program focused on state issues including environmental, economic, educational, health and human services, criminal justice and diversity.

Bus contractors

Because of retirements, members of the school board approved two new bus contractors.

Showell Elementary bids

Eight bids were received for the Showell Elementary Replacement School project and EMO Energy Solutions LLC, in the amount of $52,980, was approved as the commissioning agent at the board meeting on Tuesday.

Preconstruction tasks include reviewing design documents, developing a commissioning plan and specifications in addition to developing equipment specific pre-functional checklists.

Once most of the project is completed, the commissioning agent is responsible for testing and verifying all building mechanical and electrical systems, reviewing all contractor submittals and preparing a final commissioning report documenting the results of the commissioning activities.

Ratified agreement

A ratified agreement between the Worcester County Board of Education, the Worcester County Teachers’ Association and the Worcester County Educational Support Personnel Association for the 2018-2019 school year was approved and signed in Newark on Tuesday.

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