Moffat County School Board to choose two new at-large board members |

Moffat County School Board to choose two new at-large board members

Craig Press staff report

CRAIG — The Moffat County School District Board of Education is set to grow from five to seven members when it meets to appoint two new at-large representatives at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, in the board room of the Yampa Building, 755 Yampa Ave.

By the Jan. 18 deadline, the district had received applications from Jnl Linsacum, Cynthia Looper, and Kirstie McPherson. Applicants will be interviewed during the monthly school board workshop, which begins at 4 p.m. in the same location as the board meeting. The board will then vote to appoint two members to serve until the next regular school board elections in November.

Board members also plan to review the proposed 2019-20 calendar, discuss 2018-19 budget amendments they will consider approving at their meeting, hold a public hearing at the workshop and second and final reading, during the meeting, on policies that address safe schools, agenda, financial administration, bidding procedures, communicable diseases, staff health, support staff recruiting/hiring, equivalence of services,  student organizations, student organizations, open forum, and administering medications to students.

In addition to considering a consent agenda to approve previous meeting minutes, financial reports, and personnel recommendations, the board plans to hold an executive session pursuant to section 24-6-402(4)(b) of the Colorado Revised Statue to confer to receive legal advice about specific legal questions on a pending litigation matter.

The board will also discuss, at the workshop, and introduce, during the meeting, for first reading policies regarding the rules of order, security and access to buildings, drug and alcohol testing for bus drivers, secret societies and gang activity, and the use of physical intervention and restraint.

Policies and the agenda in full may be found at

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