Friday, 27 May 2016
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Friday
Low  50°
High 77°
Saturday
Low  57°
High 83°
Sunday
Low  56°
High 85°
Monday
Low  59°
High 86°
Tuesday
Low  56°
High 82°
Wednesday
Low  52°
High 75°
Thursday
Low  53°
High 80°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 57°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Board of Education Selects new President & VP
07/12/2010

(Left) Reid Petty; (Right) Tammy Southerland-Abbott

The USD 480 Board of Education met Monday night for a regularly scheduled meeting at the Education Service Center.

The meeting was the first for the 2010-11 school term so the first item was to elect officers. Board member Reid Petty was elected the new Board President by a 4-2 vote over incumbent Dan Diepenbrock. Petty's four votes came from Tammy Sutherland-Abbott, Stacy Johnson, Cheryl Louderback, and himself. Diepenbrock’s two votes came from Nick Hatcher and himself. Dr. Jim Jury was absent.

Sutherland-Abbott was then elected Vice-President of the board beating out the incumbent Jury 4-2. Southerland-Abbott voted for herself along with Hatcher, Johnson, and Petty. Louderback and Diepenbrock voted for Jury.

Another action item was to designate an official newspaper for the district.The board voted to keep the High Plains Daily Leader as the district's official paper. The Times Publisher James Gutzmer addressed the board before the vote and requested that they vote for the low bid. However, The Leader actually had the low bid and their Publisher Earl Watt thanked Gutzmer for encouraging the board to vote for his paper. Petty then asked Gutzmer and Watt to explain how they can both claim to have the low bid, but Gutzmer said, "We don't have the low bid." The board then voted 6-0 in favor of the Leader.

The board also selected committees for the upcoming school term, approved a 25 cent raise for classified staff, and approved certified resignations, transfers and employment.

© Copyright KSCB News
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Three Redskins on All WAC Team Including MVP
July Date Set For Tyrone Teacher
2 Vehicle Accident Near Tyrone Causes Minor Injures
Texas County Authorities Crack Down On Gang Activity
Hooker Bus Bursts into Flames in Chickasha
Two Arrested For Drugs After Traffic Stop In Texas County
Tim Fitzgerald Looks Forward to Playing Baseball at Seward  
Torando Injures Two, Destroys Home Near Dodge City
Medical Condition Cause of Accident on Western Ave.
Torres Wins Four Golds to Lead LHS at Regional Meet
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Liberal's Limon and Alvarado Make All WAC Team
Memorial Day Services Scheduled For Liberal Cemeteries
Texas County Authorities Crack Down On Gang Activity
July Date Set For Tyrone Teacher
Cecil C Milhon Files For County Commission Dist. 1
Medical Condition Cause of Accident on Western Ave.
Torando Injures Two, Destroys Home Near Dodge City
City Commission Meets, Approves Improvements For Development
Sen. Moran To Make Listening Stop In Liberal
2 Vehicle Accident Near Tyrone Causes Minor Injures
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2016 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group