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Briefs for April 28, 2011: School board hosting work session, regular meeting today

School board hosting work session, regular meeting today

The Moffat County School Board is hosting a work session and regular meeting at 4 and 6:30 p.m. today, respectively, at the Moffat County School District administrative building, 775 Yampa Ave. The meetings are open to the public and the agendas are below:

Work session:

• Policy 6190, special education programs for students with disabilities

• Policy 5600, student records/release of information on students

• Legislative report by Christine Balderston

• 2011-12 budget planning

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• Health insurance report

• Break

Regular meeting:

• Call meeting to order

• Pledge of Allegiance

• Adopt agenda

• Visitors

• Student report

• Reasons we're proud

• Consent items:

— Approve minutes of March 28 meeting

— Financial reports as of March

— Quarterly financial report

— Check registers for April

— Personnel report for April

• Reports:

— Food service report — point of sales

— CPP and Early Childhood Program report

— Graduation report

• Action items:

— First reading of policy 6190, special education programs for students with disabilities

— First reading of policy 5600, student records/release of information on students

— Adopt Maybell 2011-2012 calendar

— Breeze Park deed conveyance

— Custodial and paper supplies recommendation

• Motion to adjourn to executive session to discuss teacher salary and benefits for 2011-2012

• Announcements

• Adjournment

Craig fire board meeting tonight at fire station

The Craig Rural Fire Protection District Board is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. today at the Craig Fire Station, 419 Yampa Ave. The meeting is open to the public and the agenda is below:

• Call meeting to order

• Pledge of Allegiance

• Moment of silence

• Approve minutes

• Approve bills:

— Fire department bills

— HAZMAT bills

— Pension bills

• Budget review

• New business:

— Geotech and phase I ESA proposals

— Two petitions into fire district: Snavely and McWilliams

— Proposed changes

— Items not covered during workshop

• Correspondence:

— Letter from Jayne Morley

• Reports from the chief

• Audience comments

• Board member reports

• Adjournment

Hospital board meeting tonight at TMH

The Memorial Hospital Board hosts its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today at The Memorial Hospital, 750 Hospital Loop, in conference rooms A, B and C. The meeting is open to the public and the agenda is below:

• Call to order by chairwoman Missy Bonaker

• Agenda review

• Conflicts of interest

• Opportunity for public to address the board

• Consent agenda:

— Approve March 31 board meeting minutes

— Approve April 21 board meeting minutes

— Accept April 20 finance committee meeting minutes

— Accept April 19 joint conference committee meeting minutes

— Accept April 11 TMH Foundation meeting minutes

— Accept April 11 quality committee meeting minutes

• Executive session to discuss matters pursuant to contractual negotiations

• Action items:

— Medical staff privileges

— Recommendations from finance committee: 2010 cost report; 2010 audit; investment policy; and cardinal contract amendments

— Recommendations from joint conference: pediatrics clinical privileges; cardiology clinical privileges; and pathology clinical privileges

• Discussion items

• Reports:

— Chief of staff report by Dr. Scott Ellis

— QHR report: 2010 impact value report

— Chief executive officer report by George Rohrich: 2010 strategic plan

— Chief quality officer/chief clinical officer report by Beka Warren

— Chief financial officer report by Bryan Chalmers

— Chief of excellence report by Jennifer Riley: March 2011 HR report, and 2011 Q1 Press Ganey reports for OP, med/surg, ED

• Other business

• Adjournment

Church hosting salad luncheon Friday

Craig Congregational Church, 630 Green St., will host a salad luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday. The cost is $6 per person and the event is open to the community.

Tickets are available at Brass Key Realty, The Kitchen Shop, or by calling the church at 824-6836, Joann Stoddard at 824-5960 or Jan at 824-4136.

Teacher of the Year nominations sought

The Craig Daily Press is seeking nominations for its 2010-11 Teacher of the Year.

This is the sixth year the Daily Press will honor an area teacher for his or her commitment to students and for encouraging them to think outside the box.

Past recipients are Amy Pottinger, Rosie Crosthwaite, Sylvia Duncan, Deb Frazier and John Bolton.

To nominate a teacher, visit http://www.craigdailypress.com/teacher or pick up a nomination form at the Daily Press office, 466 Yampa Ave.

The deadline to submit entries is 5 p.m. Friday.

For more information, call Michelle Balleck at (970) 875-1790 or email her at mballeck@craigdailypress.com.

Auction Saturday to benefit Craig family

The OP Bar & Grill, 534 E. Victory Way, will host a benefit auction for Landon Hatcher from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Paula Sadvar and the restaurant are the organizers.

Landon, an infant from Craig, is suffering from medical conditions stemming from a brain tumor found in January.

His parents, Chris and Amber Hatcher, do not have health insurance and the benefit is for their son's medical expenses. Anyone is welcome to attend the auction.

Preserving the Last Frontier to meet Saturday

The Preserving the Last Frontier organization will host its monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday in the library on the second floor at Sunset Meadows I, 633 Ledford St. The program is to be the Dickinson/Sparks family history.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information, call 824-6761.

Legion bingo jackpot now more than $1,200

American Legion Post 62 will host bingo Saturday night at the Elks Lodge, 43 W. Victory Way. Doors open at 5 p.m., and games begin at 6:15 p.m. The progressive jackpot is now more than $1,200.

For more information, call the American Legion at 824-3625.

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