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Ashland School Board Updated On Facilities Building Project

Story By: Brigitte Coles



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  Original Published: 7/10/2013

The Ashland City Schools Board of Education is expected to approve the schematic designs for the district's new construction project at their next regular meeting on July 22.

Tuesday the board received a building update from VSWC Architects.

In other business the board discussed the requested 10 year tax abatement at 75 percentfor Baker Ashland LLC to build a new 234,000 square foot warehouse that will be operated by Compak. The warehouse is expected to employ 14 people.

Under the agreement 25 percent of the property taxes will to the city of Ashland and career center.

The board will Thursday at 8 a.m. to continue discussions on the matter.

The board also selectedKrist Manley as the new principal for Osborn Intermediate School Central effective Aug. 1. Manley replaces Linda McKibben who was selected as the district's new curriculum director.

The board approved a three-year contract for Manley who currently services as director of pupil personnel for the district.

The board approved one-year teaching contracts ofr BreAnn Fennell, Alexis Kessler, Anne Spieldenner, and Kara Young.

The board also accepted the resignations of high school intervention specialists Jenifer Stewart and Matthew Tyrell and kindergarten teacher Heidi Howell.

The board also hired Bill Herman as the new varsity softball coach.

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