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School repairs on schedule

March 9, 2012 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I The Meeker Board of Education received a positive update on the repairs on the new elementary school, heard positive comments on their winter sports coaches from parents and accepted a $50,000 settlement agreement […]

Travis Huppert, who will be the superintendent on-site for The Neenan Company while repairs are under way at the elementary school; Mike Daley of The Neenan Company; Wayne Muir of SCI, Inc., the company who designed the repairs; Andy Stewart of Vanir, the school district’s owner’s representative; and school superintendent Susan Goettel were all in attendance at the school board meeting Tuesday. Demolition will begin on the first-floor ceiling but repairs will not begin until addenda to the contract have been agreed to by all parties, which should be by the Feb. 7 board meeting.

Plans ready but not numbers

January 20, 2012 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I The plans are complete, calculations have been made and the state considers the permit in place to be valid but the cost of repairs and how much will be the responsibility of The […]

One of final duties for outgoing school board president Mary Strang, was to swear in recently elected board members Mindy Burke and Kurt Blunt. Marnell Bradfield, who earned the most votes in the Nov. 1 election was out of town and unable to attend. After taking an oath, discussion quickly started regarding repairs to the elementary school. A special meeting was set for Nov. 29 at 7 p.m., for CTL Thompson will present a report on the most recent soils consolidation tests, before repairs proceed.

Board members take oath

November 24, 2011 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I Two of the recently elected school board members were sworn in, new officers were elected and it didn’t take long before the update on the elementary school was being discussed.

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Many thanks …

November 13, 2011 Bobby Gutierrez 0

Meeker school board members Mary Strang and Ed Coryell were presented with gifts from Strang’s daughter Lisa Walsh and Coryell’s grandkids Logan and Sydney Hughes. Vicky Crawford made a cake to thank the pair for […]

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RBC votes in record numbers

November 3, 2011 Bobby Gutierrez 0

RBC I Both school districts in Rio Blanco County have new board members after the Nov. 1, 2011 coordinated election, which had a record voter turnout in the east end of the county

Kurt Blunt, Mindy Burke, Ed Coryell, Mary Strang and Marnell Bradfield, all candidates for three seats on the Meeker Board of Education, participated in a forum, sponsored by the Meeker Education Association and the school district’s accountability committee. Burke, Coryell and Strang are incumbents.

Candidates speak at forum

October 14, 2011 Bobby Gutierrez 0

MEEKER I The Meeker Education Association and the Meeker School District’s accountability committee presented a forum for the five candidates on the Nov. 1 ballot for three available seats on the school board.

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