Meeker board OKs $6 million budget

MEEKER I Facing a revenue shortfall of more than $400,000, the Meeker School Board approved a budget of more than $6 million last week.

Meeker board OKs preliminary budget

MEEKER — Although final budget approval won’t occur until later, even into early next year, a preliminary budget was presented to the Meeker School Board at a meeting May 19.

Shifting soils convince Meeker board to build foundation under new elementary school

MEEKER — Soils in this area can be, well, a bit unsettling. With that in mind, the Meeker School Board has decided on a foundation for the new elementary school.

Meeker school board ready to make offer for superintendent

MEEKER — School board members will hold a special meeting April 23 to formally make a job offer for a new superintendent.

Groundbreaking ceremony for new Meeker elementary school is Friday

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A groundbreaking ceremony for Meeker’s new $18.5 million elementary school, scheduled for completion in 2010, will be at 4 p.m. Friday at the worksite, east of the Meeker Recreation Center. A construction crew began excavation work last week.

Sen. White meets with school boards to talk about state budget cuts

RBC — When Meeker and Rangely school board members expressed concern about educational funding to Sen. Al White of Hayden, he could sympathize with their situation. “I understand it’s a very difficult year,” White said.

Coming, and going: As Franklin joins Meeker board, Supt. Evig resigns

MEEKER — On the same night the Meeker School Board added a new member, it lost its superintendent.

Former teacher Franklin replaces Turner on Meeker board

MEEKER — Iris Franklin is no newcomer to education. She will bring 20 years of experience as a teacher in her new role as a member of the Meeker School Board.

Meeker school board approves construction mill levy

Second mill levy will fund operations; board seeks member to replace Kai Turner

Meeker school board rejects charter school; OK’s owner’s representative and $179K fee for building project

MEEKER — In one of the significant decisions school board members handled over a series of meetings, they approved the basic design and construction contract for the new elementary school.

Turner decides not to serve on two boards; resigns his school board seat

MEEKER — Kai Turner is going off one board, but he will soon be joining another one.

Meeker board gets different view of construction

MEEKER — Meeker school board members last Tuesday received a very strong lesson in construction and construction management in advance of the vote for two bond issues that could help the district build a new elementary school.