[Video Stream] Collingswood Board of Education Board Meeting 7/16/2018

Items on this meeting’s agenda included a presentation from Dr. Oswald, Questions from the public with answers from the Board and Dr. Oswald, Public Comment, a vote on the Stadium Demolition Project bid, 2018-2019 Revised Budget

 

The entire agenda from the Collingswood BOE boarddocs:

http://www.boarddocs.com/nj/colps/Board.nsf/goto?open&id=B2LH9S475C99

 

Board Meeting Highlights

Vote For The Stadium Demolition Project Bid. The vote was unanimously in favor of continuing with the project. http://collingswoodeducation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Stadium-Demolition-Bid-Tabulations-Collingswood-Demolition.pdf

Move on the recommendation of the Superintendent to award a contract to Two Brothers Contracting, Inc. for the Collingwood High School demolition project in the amount of $401,026.07, representing the base bid and Alternates 1 and 2.  Two Brothers Contracting, Inc. was the lowest responsible bidder.  Attached are the bid tabulations.

Public Comment Highlights

  • Many members of the community came out to question the need of this project.
  • Residents also shared their disappointment in the decision to demolish the WPA-era Grandstands.
  • The community also wanted for the board to consider tabling the decision, but the bid from Two Brothers Contracting, Inc. was unanimously approved.

 

 

 

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Jen R

Jen R

Jen Rossi, Vice President Jen Rossi moved to Collingswood with her spouse in 2012. She is a graduate of Georgian Court University with a Bachelor's Degree in Education and Fine Art. She has a certificate of eligibility with advanced standing in Elementary Education (K-5) and as a Teacher of Fine Art (K-12). After a part-time floating position and substitute teaching, Jen returned to the corporate world. Professionally Jen is a Digital Marketing Manager for a privately owned insurance brokerage, providing important information on how to reduce the risks in today's business world: ranging from slip and fall injuries to computer network hacks. Getting the information in the hands of people who need it with the help of guidebooks, webinars, instructional videos, blog posts, social media alerts, and online courses. With this background in education and knowledge of the process for communicating important information to anyone willing to hear it, Jen focuses her energy on making a big impact with small things- making life a little more convenient, helping people get informed, keeping things practical and timely, and encouraging achievable goals for success. In her free time, Jen loves upcycling, improving, and otherwise repurposing materials to the delight of family, neighbors, and Etsy customers. She looks forward to running down questions and getting helpful information into social feeds and inboxes of members of the Collingswood community.