The North Mercer Board of Education has approved bids for 2 parking lots at the agriculture building.
Custom asphalt paving of Hamilton is to be paid nearly
42-thousand dollars for a 100 by 130 foot asphalt lot. It was the only bid received for the asphalt project.
J D Bishop Construction of the Meadville area is to be paid nearly $17,000 for a concrete parking lot directly in front of the agriculture building. It was the only bid for that project.
The North Mercer Board approved Patty Stark as a 21st Century Grant Project Coordinator. Also approved were Erin Nall, Ginny Niemeyer, Ashley Moore, Kim Hertzog, and Kay Wyatt as paraprofessionals for the upcoming school year. Each is to receive a pay increase of 1 1/2%compared to what they were paid last school year at
The North Mercer Board increased substitute teacher pay by $5 a day to better compete with area schools for substitutes. The new rate is $75.
The North Mercer district will seek a salad bar attendant for about 2 hours a day.
Assessed valuation in the North Mercer School District is nearly $13.4 million. The amount is up about $162,000 compared to last year.
The North Mercer Board holds a public hearing on the proposed property tax rate the night of August 11th at 6 o'clock. The regular board meeting follows at 6:10.
A Back to School picnic for faculty, staff, and the Board of Education is the night of August 16th at 6 o'clock at the school.
Classes begin August 18th at North Mercer.