GREEN  The Portage Lakes Career Center (PLCC) Board of Education met Aug. 16 for its final meeting before the beginning of the new school year to finalize personnel items and other business.

Interim Superintendent William Stauffer thanked the administrative team and the maintenance and custodial staff who have worked diligently to prepare the building for the opening of school.

Stauffer also updated the board on the timeline for the solar project and said surveying is beginning and installation would begin the first week in September.

In other news, the Board:

- Approved personnel items including the resignation of part-time teacher Peter Hannan.

- Approved one-year limited contracts for part-time teacher (50 percent) Julianne Ramsey, and permanent substitute teacher Louis Szilagyi, at $125 per day for a maximum 100 days. Neither will receive benefits.

- One-year limited contracts were approved for the adult education staff. Mindi Berlin, a cosmetology instructor, will received a $48,160 salary for 215 days and 100-percent benefits; Benedict Chouinard, a HVAC instructor, will received $28 per hour and no benefits; Sarah Ickes, a practical nursing part-time clinical/lab instructor, will receive $28 per hour (720 hours maximum) and no benefits; Cathleen Haag, a practical nursing part-time clinical/lab instructor, will receive $28 per hour (720 hours maximum) and no benefits; Kathryn Maj, a part-time CPR/CPR for healthcare providers instructor, will receive $28 per hour (50 hours maximum) and no benefits; Dawn Simpson, a part-time cosmetology instructor, will receive $28 per hour (400 hours maximum) and no benefits; Willie Ann Tucker, a practical nursing part-time clinical/lab instructor, will receive $28 per hour (720 hours maximum) and no benefits; and Melissa Yackley, a practical nursing part-time clinical/lab instructor will receive $28 per hour (720 hours maximum) and no benefits.

- Approved the 2018-19 Adult Education Student Handbook, the 2018-19 Adult Education Cosmetology Student Handbook and the 2018-19 Adult Education Practical Nursing Student Handbook.

- Stauffer congratulated Lexsis Baker, an Engineering Technology senior from Manchester High School, who attended the high school summer research academy in engineering at the University of Akron.Lexsis was awarded a $2000 scholarship for her seatbelt safety project.

- An equipment donation of one Ferno 2-Man ambulance cot from Lieutenant Don Burroughs was approved.

- The board went into executive session to consider the appointment, employment, or compensation of an employee or official of the school district. No action was taken upon return from the session and the meeting was adjourned.

The next regular meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Sept. 20 at the school, 4401 Shriver Road, Green.