Notes from the March 12 board meeting

Read about actions taken at the March 12 school board meeting. Find out more by visiting Pattonville's BoardDocs website.

Board Actions

The board of education on March 12:

  • Heard a Prop S update on current construction work; view the presentation;
  • Reviewed and accepted an evaluation of the district’s students in transition program evaluation; read the report or view the presentation;
  • Reviewed a presentation on district climate data;
  • Approved paying $5,597,672.29 for regular bills;
  • Approved, subject to audit, the financial statements for February 2024;
  • Approved paying $168,414.99, for purchases made on Pattonville’s purchasing cards, which earned the district a rebate of 1% (or $1,684.15);
  • Approved the amendment to the 2024-2025 school year economic agreement with the Pattonville Educational Support Professionals (PESP);
  • Approved paying $5,523 to Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt for legal services;
  • Approved administrator/program director salary ranges and administrative philosophy/guidelines for the 2024-2025 school year;
  • Approved the 2024 legislative platform;
  • Approved, as lodged for action on Feb. 13, the revisions to policy IGDF (Student Fundraising) and the rescission of policies EHD-R-2 (Student Electronic Communication Policy), IGDF-R (Student Fund-Raising Activities) and IGDF-R-E (Student Fund-Raising Activities);
  • Approved, as lodged for action on Feb. 13, the student and staffing projections for the 2024-2025 school year;
  • Awarded the proposal for fiber optic wide area network (WAN) lease to Delta Communications LLC, doing business as Clearwave Fiber, for $287,400.00 per year for five years with an option to renew;
  • Approved the renewal of turf maintenance services to Spectrum Lawn and Tree Care for the period of March 15, 2024, to March 14, 2025, for an estimated amount of $51,633;
  • Awarded the request for proposal for 14 school buses to Central States for $2,054,624.60; and
  • Selected Hastings + Chivetta Architects to perform architectural services for Phases 2B and 3 of the 2022 Prop S bond issue with an estimated $61 million in construction costs.

New Hires

  • Brandon Adkins, night custodian, Holman
  • Stephanie Ashabranner, cook, Remington
  • Melissa Heimann, cook, Willow Brook
  • Lesley Holzschuh, night custodian, Rose Acres
  • Joshua Roberts, assistant principal, Holman


  • Carleen Costa, food service supervisor, after serving Pattonville for five years
  • Sarah Funderburk, district technology specialist at Rose Acres, after serving Pattonville for 35 years

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