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Butler School Board Seeks New Member The Butler School Board met on Monday
Melinda Barton | 17 April, 2018, 04:12

In other news, the school district has also hired a new school business manager, Ryan Lagasse, who now is the district's director of facilities and transportation. The attorney had accompanied Wick to the special February board meeting where school commissioners voted to launch an internal investigation into whether Obeng was the subject of racial discrimination.

Leader in Boardsmanship: Winston Pingrey, Buckeye Union School District, was honored for his valuable leadership and strong collaborative skills. The district is set to receive almost $700,000 more in state Foundation Aid. "I think a carefully crafted motion may help prevent unintended consequences".

"We've never gone up to our maximum cap for the past several years", said Kevin Polunci, executive director of business and human resources.

District 200 Superintendent Mike Moan said he wants to take proactive measures because of parents' and students' concerns after recent school shootings and walkouts.

The board eventually tabled this discussion for a future get-together. Less than ten years after the renovation of the high school, the enrollment had increased to the point where the building was woefully overcrowded.

"We have 160 employees for 250 kids", Joseph Rickard, a consistent critic of the board, said during Thursday's budget session.

It would feature a $10.93 million tax levy, a 5.46 percent reduction from the current year, according to district figures. She will receive a starting salary of $107,000 a year.

School board members Herman Engel and Jeffrey Billig both talked about the need to authorize a level of spending that is necessary to do the project right, and to look for potential cost-savings throughout the design and bid process.

District spokeswoman Angela Conigliaro declined to say how many candidates will be interviewed and also declined to provide the number of applications the district received.

More than 400 people participated in an online survey indicating their priorities with regard to a new district leader, Heres said in the statement.

The Huntsville City School board voted more than a year ago to pay Akin $195,000 per year, with other benefits including a $900 a month auto allowance and moving expenses.

That will include signs at the stadium's two main entrances and four other places in the stadium, decals or logos on the gym floor, announcements during games and being able to set up tables or tents with information at two basketball games and two football games, he said.