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Riley County Commission: October 23, 2017

Riley County Commission October 23, 2017 Observer:  Joan Strickler Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells presiding. Robbin Cole, Director of Pawnee Mental Health Services, said Ossawatomie State Hospital is continuing to lose the State $1 million a month due … Continue reading

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Riley County Law Board, October 16, 2017

Observer: Greg Wurst The Riley County Law Board met at noon on Monday, October 16, 2017. The consent agenda and officers not having to shave during December to raise money for Shop with a Cop were approved. The local Unitarian … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Sept. 20, 2017

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Work session: Representatives of BG Consultants, who have been developing a facilities’ master plan for the district, provided the board with preliminary information.  The consultants projected that in the next five years, the elementary level will need … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Aug. 16, 2017

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer The board held a public hearing on the proposed budget, and no members of the public addressed the board. The first day of the 2017-18 school year had been Aug. 16, and Eric Reid, Asst. Superintendent, reported … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, July 5, 2017

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Board members elected Darell Edie to serve as board president.  Both Curt Herrman and Leah Fliter were nominated for vice-president.  Board members voted by ballot and elected Mr. Herrman to serve.  The board also approved several other … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, June 7, 2017

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Lew Faust, Dir. of Business Services, reported on the school finance bill, which passed both the House and the Senate Monday night.  The bill will need to be evaluated by the Supreme Court to determine if it … Continue reading

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Riley County Commission, March 27, 2017

Joan Strickler, observer Riley County Commission March 27, 2017 Commissioners Wells, Rodriguez and Wilson present, Wells presiding. Lori Feldcamp, director of the Big Lakes Developmental Center, expressed her hope that a proposed increase in State funding for centers serving persons … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Feb. 15, 2017

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Lew Faust, Dir. of Business Services, provided the board with an update on legislation affecting school funding.  The House had passed a tax bill, but the governor has said he won’t sign it.  The tax bill would … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Jan. 18, 2016

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Lew Faust, Dir. of Business Services, provided the board with information regarding the governor’s proposal for school funding.  The proposal called for freezing KPERS at 2016 levels and delaying payments, which amounts to an $89 million deficit. … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Jan. 4, 2017

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer The board was provided with an update by BG Consultants, which is the firm that was hired to help the district with long-range facility planning.  The consultants are in the information gathering and analysis phase of the … Continue reading

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