A trio of area school board meetings are set to take place Monday evening. In Anita, the CAM School Board will hold a special meeting 5:30-p.m. Monday, to discuss the upcoming Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) vote. Last October, the CAM School Board passed a resolution to submit to the voters a PPEL, and in December, Cass County Auditor Dale Sunderman announced the vote would be held Feb. 2nd.
In summary, Public Measure A that will be on the ballot, asks voters if the “Board of Directors of the CAM Community School District in the Counties of Cass, Adair, Adams and Audubon,”…be authorized for a period of ten (10) years, to levy annually, as determined by the Board, a voter-approved physical plant and equipment property tax levy (PPEL), not to exceed $1.34 per $1,000 of the assessed property valuation within the school district. The levy, if approved, could be used for a number of purposes, including, but not limited to: The purchase and improvement of grounds; the construction of schoolhouses or buildings and opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings the purchase, lease, or lease-purchase of a single unit of equipment or technology exceeding $500 in value.
After the Special Meeting, the CAM School Board will adjourn and enter into a Regular Session, at 6:30. During the session, they will discuss the PPEL election, conference realignment, and take possible action on an Early Retirement/Resignation Policy.
The Griswold School Board will meet at 5:30-p.m. Monday, in the Central Office at the Middle School/High School building. During the meeting, the Board will act on an APEX agreement with Glenwood, and the appointment of a New Board Director. They will also hold a Closed Session prior to adjourning, to discuss and possibly act on a Personnel matter.
In Audubon, the School Board meeting gets underway at 7-p.m. Monday in the High School Boardroom. The Board will hold the first reading of policies dealing with, among other things, Transporting Students in Private Vehicles, Purchasing and Bidding, and the care, maintenance and disposal of School District Records. They’ll also discuss the Fiscal Year 2017 School Calendar and receive information concerning Early Retirement.