Teddy- people will begin to suspect something if we keep chatting this way or at least get bored. Seriously your question about a buy out is valid. Yes, I hear rumors, only the number is much less; I believe it is 125 thousand. My sources all say the same but I've nothing in writing or on video & although I trust my sources it's not as if Ginger called them up and said, "Hey pass this on to Tami so a discussion can start on the forum & maybe the school board will find the courage to buy me out even though the whole town has seen videos & public records that show I should have been fired a long time ago."
Better to get rid of her now and give her another black mark on her record. We'd make the second job in a row that she was tossed out of. If we pay off 125 what difference does it matter since we end up saving millions without her. To keep her is to condemn us to more debt, lower quality education for kids not to mention a bad community reputation. I thought I read schools were the number one thing people looked at to relocate. It's not like you can google MCS and get anything positive. Can her school board and fire Frazier while you're at it.
Buy her out? That is akin to rewarding bad behavior with a large sum of money. No, put her in a corner office and remover her responsibilities and let her live out her remaining days there in the corner. Place her as a bus monitor. Do not buy her out. there is enough talent currently in place that will maintain the corporation properly, without intimidation, the others will rise to the occasion. Bob Mann
Sometime back I heard a rumor that appeared to originate from connections to Bolinger or Ms. Imel. The rumor was that Bolinger was open and even requesting the board consider a buyout. It seemed to me that no other board members knew about the proposal. But now there are many more persons sending essentially the same information so- word has gotten around. I am told Bolinger is anxious to go but, again, I have not had a heart to heart with Ginger on her emotional status, future plans & soiled reputation. Bob Mann had a great post & I honestly believe the majority of persons agree with Bob & do not want to reward someone who should have been terminated months back. But Larry Henry provided the contract wording so it appears the board cannot make her a bus monitor even if we wanted to. The bottom line is will the board terminate Bolinger as her previous employer did? If so they will have to either show cause (which would appear to be remarkably easy) or they will need to buy out her contract. The longer they wait, the more damage is done. But without a superintendent one thing is clear, any capital projects such as EO Muncie should be delayed until the board has selected a permanent replacement. Or at least that’s normally the course and no I have not heard if they release Ginger if the 3 board members plan to temporarily hold the EO Muncie and other capital projects until they have a superintendent to manage & supervise the projects.
Here’s what I know: Yes, VI had most of the information correct. Mr. Crank and Mr. Pattison are not only friends but have a strong & successful business relationship. However, VI's comments about Mr. Crank’s financial matters are not related to the school but instead involve a land purchase with issues related to county right of way & access. However, Mr. Crank’s relationship with Mike Frazier and alleged bid rigging are public issues. Mr. Crank owns Terrys Heating and Air. It has been alleged by past employees & verified by current employees that Mr. Crank received preferential treatment when bidding on MCS heating and air repairs & installation. You can review the affidavits for more information. In my opinion the fact that Mr. Crank and Mr. Pattison are closely tied personally & financially and Mr. Pattison is the school attorney & Mr. Crank has possibly been unethical in business dealings concerning the school with the aid of Mike Frazier – makes it easy to see how people suspect some sort of coordinated effort to toss money Mr. Crank’s way. The relationship between Mr.Crank & board member Carl Glesing only makes matters worse. Believe it or not to get to the bottom of all this I had to hear stories about John Eckert & Wil Georing & Al Huntington. Which is why maybe someone posted something about Merritt. So that covers that part of VI’s post.