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2018-07-18 Board Minutes


The Margaretta Board of Education met in special session at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday July 18, 2018 at the Administrative Offices.

Mr. Warner called the regular meeting to order at 5:00 p.m. requesting roll call by Mrs. Keegan:

Mr. Miller: Present
Mr. Schoenegge: Present
Mr. Sutorius:Present
Mrs. Yetter:Present
Mr. Warner: Present.

Informational Items:
Architect Interviews for New Facilities
Mr. Warner welcomed the first team of Fanning-Howey for their one hour interview. The second team was from BSHM and the third team was MKC.

The District people in attendance were Mr. Lippert, Mr. Kent Miller, Mr. Schoenegge, Mr. Sutorius, Mrs. Yetter, Mr. Warner, Mrs. Keegan and Mr. Mock. Each District participants introduced themselves and their background and the architect teams did the same. Some of the discussions were centered around the current building assessments, the pros and cons of potential locations, examples of the architects current facility designs, how the teams develop the plans/designs based on community and school personnel input. The architects talked about their schedules and project timing, the pros and cons of OFCC or not using OFCC funding, addressed infrastructure, building efficiencies, timelines for these types of projects, their steps in the design process.

Some of the questions/discussions by the District to the architects were; their history with previous projects for on-time delivery, generating Bid-Day Savings, probability of change orders and associated costs, use of prevailing pricing, etc.

Mr. Mock developed a rating system for the Board members to score each of the architects. The scoring will help to determine which firms will be invited back for the next phase of community meetings in the decision making process. There will also be discussions at the next Board meeting.

Motion by Mr. Millerseconded by Mrs. Yetter, to adjourn the meeting having no further business to come before the Board; Roll call: Mr. Schoenegge: aye, Mr. Sutorius: aye, Mrs. Yetter: aye, Mr. Miller: aye, Mr. Warner: aye.

The Board adjourned at 8:40 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted


Andy Warner
Board President



Diane Keegan



School Board Members

Mr. Kent Miller, Vice President

Mr. Paul Schoenegge

Mr. Brian Sutorius

Mr. Andrew Warner, President

Mrs. Mandi Yetter

Mr. Dennis Mock, Superintendent

Mrs. Diane Keegan, Treasurer

Margaretta Board of Education
305 S. Washington St.
Castalia, OH 44824
Phone: (419) 684-5322
Fax: (419) 684-9003

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