Category Archives: USD 383 School Board

Riley County Commission, November 28, 2016

Joan Strickler, observer Commissioners Wilson, Boyd and Wells present, Wilson chair. During the public comment period incoming Commissioner Marvin Rodriguez argued against the Commission’s intent to lower his salary as a new Commissioner from the amount currently paid Robert Boyd … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, Aug. 19, 2015

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer Public hearing on the budget : The board held a public hearing to allow citizens to comment on the proposed budget.  No citizens commented. Regular meeting: Dr. Bob Shannon, Superintendent, reported that the district had received word … Continue reading

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Re-broadcast of Candidate Forum, City Commission and USD383 Board of Education Candidates

There will be a re-broadcast of Thursday night’s candidate’s forum for City Commission and Board of Education on 1350 KMAN, Saturday morning March 28 at 9:05 AM.  

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Updates

Dear League Members, Some exciting upcoming events! Please be sure to check out our calendar at our website for the most up-to-date information. http://www.lwvmrc.org/calendar.html March 26: Candidate Forums Manhattan City Commission & USD 383 School Board Thursday, March 26, 6:30-9:00 … Continue reading

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Board of Education Reports: Feb. 6, Jan. 21, and Jan. 13, 2015

(Originally Posted on Blogger) Friday, February 6, 2015 USD 383 Board of Education Feb. 4, 2015 The board discussed budget reduction planning and proposed legislation that would impact education funding.  The district’s Budget Advisory Committee has met twice and is … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, March 11, 2015

Kathy Dzewaltowski, observer The board held a special meeting to review the latest information regarding state education funding and to discuss a mail-in ballot to increase the percentage level of the Local Option Budget (LOB). Lew Faust, business services director, … Continue reading

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Upcoming League Events: Get Us On Your Calendar!

Lots of important events coming up, including our candidate forums, trip to Topeka, and our presentation on Human Trafficking! I hope you are getting us on your calendar! Find us at:  http://www.lwvmrc.org Email: lwv.manhattanks@gmail.com Topeka Trip: Monday, March 16 Please … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, March 4, 2015

By Kathy Dzewaltowski Board members discussed the possibility of authorizing a resolution calling for a mail-in ballot election to increase the Local Option Budget percentage.  The maximum for the Local Option Budget is 30%, but the Legislature modified the law … Continue reading

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USD 383 Board of Education, February 18, 2015

By Kathy Dzewaltowski The board spent the majority of the meeting discussing budget reductions, which are necessary to address state tax shortfalls.  Information released by the governor’s office indicated that the state would be stopping equalization aid for capital outlay … Continue reading

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Please…Pass the Word for Head Start

(From Head Start) We are currently recruiting children for the upcoming school year.  If your agency has a newsletter that reaches families of young children, please publish the attached announcement.  If you do not have a newsletter, please remind your … Continue reading

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