SW School Board accepts surplus property bids

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

The Southwest R-5 School Board accepted several surplus property bids at its regularly scheduled meeting on Sept. 13.

The district received the following bids for a five-foot, three-point King Cutter Brush Hog: Janette Akins, $25; Richard Weddington, $61; Mike Taylor, $100; and David Brooks, $150. The Brush Hog was awarded to Brooks.

Akins bid $25 and Brenda Hardbarger bid $60 on chain link fence, which was awarded to Hardbarger.

Bids received for eight, four-foot by 16-foot cattle panels included: Hardbarger, $40 for four panels; Weddington, $55 for eight panels; Brooks, $50 for eight panels; and Akins, $15 for four panels.

The school board awarded four of the panels to Hardbarger. The remaining four panels will be offered to Weddington for $27.50.

Weddington was awarded a 284 International tractor after submitting a $749 bid. Bids were also received from Taylor and Akins who both bid $50.

Akins was awarded the following items: a steel cage, $15; digital video mixer equipment, $2; various computer equipment, $2; and rebuit four-speed bus transmission, $20.

A $100 bid was awarded to Tyler Paul for four, three-foot by five-foot windows. Freda Wolf submitted the winning bids for two pottery kilns, $50, and a pottery wheel, $25.

No bids were received for the following items: various pieces of glass; five chalkboards; a 75,000 BTU overhead furnace; four projection screens; a 55-gallon drum dolly and stand; an ice maker; a washing machine; student desks and chairs; a treadmill; and weight equipment.

In other business, the Southwest R-5 School Board:

* Hired Sherah Farris as a substitute teacher.

* Reviewed enrollment figures, the fall sports report, the school safety report and administrative reports.

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