JACKSON TWP.  During the regular meeting on May 16, the Jackson Local Schools Board of Education approved purchasing and installing 164 additional security cameras.

The cameras will be installed inside and outside the four elementary school buildings and the middle school at a cost of $125,716.

Superintendent Christopher DiLoreto said the cameras are part of the capital outlay project and are meant to add more security to the buildings.


- Paid the bills in the amount of $3.8 million.

- Set a public hearing for the 10 a.m. June 27 which is the regular meeting to consider the rehiring of a retired employee. The employee, Cindy Endres, is being considered for a rehire in a part-time position in food services

- Approved seven field trips including speech and debate going to the national competition, girls basketball to the Notre Dame Camp and toCedar Point, boys soccer to Louisville, Ky., New Albany and Beavercreek, and three trips for the girls volleyball including going to Owens Community College, Notre Dame and St. Ursula Academies and to Mentor High School. 

- Approved five retirements and five resignations.

- Approved the non-renewal of supplemental one-year contracts. DiLoreto said the contracts are approved based on the needs of the district and those needs are determined at the beginning of the school year.

- Adopted several board policies including those for recording meetings and minutes for programs, clubs and athletics, critical incident reporting for safety issues and others.

 - Approved a five-year forecast to be sent to the Ohio Department of Education.

- Renewed a contract with the Stark County Educational Service Center.

UP NEXT: The Board will meet next at 5 p.m., June 27 at the Jackson Memorial Middle School.