BIC millage to be on ballot in May

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Buffalo Island School Board voted at its regular meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10, to go back to patrons to ask for a 9 mill increase in May.

The purpose of the millage increase is to build a new K-6 grade school on the Leachville campus and a 7-12 building on the Monette campus. Nathan Sanders made the motion to take the millage back to patrons with John Field seconding and the board approving the motion unanimously.

In other business Dr. Kima Stewart gave a presentation on PARCC Assessment to inform the board of how students are being assessed this year. The board also unanimously voted to appoint Laura McFarlin the district treasurer. John Steele presented the board with two articles. The board voted unanimously to continue using Arkansas Public School Unemployment Compensation Account with representative David H. Freeze.

Tracey Yates recognized her students for their recognition at the 2014 Quill and Scroll International Honor Society for High School Journalism, a yearbook contest.

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