BIC board members appointed

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Buffalo Island School District Board officers were chosen during the monthly meeting held Oct. 26.

Appointments for the 2016-2017 school year are Scott Colbert, president; Jason Stewart, vice president; John Field, secretary.

An increase in lunch prices was accepted. Student lunches will be $2.75, milk 40 cents and adult lunch prices will remain at $3.50.

The Board approved the hiring of Ruth Turner to fill the position as special education aide.

The Board accepted a resolution approving any salaries with an increase of five percent or more due to a change in position or responsibilities.

The Board accepted a resolution authorizing the issuance and delivery of $7.6 million bond on Nov. 1, 2016. Marshal Hughes with Beardsley Public Finance answered questions from the Board concerning the decision. The first payment is scheduled for Aug. 1, 2017.

Disclosures to do business with Monette Feed and Hardware and Mustang Graphix were heard and approved.

The next BIC School Board meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 28.

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