Letter to the Editor: Observations from recall committee

Dear Editor: With our apologies to all who have signed our Meeker School District recall petitions aimed at the school board leadership—the three longest serving members who are the board officers—we announce that we have not collected enough signatures for last week’s deadline.

No recall for 3 school board members; too few signatures

MEEKER I There will be no recall election for three veteran members of the Meeker School Board of Trustees.

Outstanding…

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Ken DeLay, executive director of the Colorado Association of School Boards, last week presented to Meeker School Board member Mindy Burke the association’s McGuffey Award.

Three members of MSD Board of Trustees face recall effort

MEEKER I Petitions are being circulated by a Meeker man who is seeking the recall of three veteran members of the Meeker School Board of Trustees.

Letter to the Editor: Importance of school mill levy override

Dear Editor: The Meeker Board of Education (BOE) would like to ask for your support in the upcoming mill levy override request. This will be issue 3A on the ballot.

MSD budget available; only $150,000 of reserve funds needed

MEEKER I Meeker School District’s RE-1 (MSD) budget for fiscal year 2014-15 is available at the administration building for public review. The budget estimates $5.7 million in revenue, $5.8 million in expenses with a $150,000 deficit to be covered by reserves.

Tom Allen named to fill vacant seat on Meeker School Board

Tom Allen

MEEKER I Tom Allen was selected last week to replace Dan Chinn on the Meeker School District RE-1 (MSD) Board of Education.

New school boards…

Meeker School Board candidates address forum issues

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MEEKER I The seven candidates for four Meeker School Board seats were kept busy Thursday night answering questions from roughly 50 people attending the Meeker Education Association forum at the MHS cafeteria.

Letter to the Editor: Chinn a good school board candidate

Dear Editor: Few elections in Rio Blanco County seem to leave one with the feeling that his or her vote was important and counted for something. The exception is often elections involving local offices with well-known candidates having lots of ties to the community.

School board candidate forum Oct. 17

MEEKER I The Meeker Education Association (MEA) will host a School Board Candidate Forum on Oct. 17 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Meeker High School cafeteria.

School board forum Oct. 17

MEEKER I The Meeker Education Association (MEA) will host a School Board Candidate Forum on Oct. 17 from 7:30-9 p.m. at the Meeker High School cafeteria.