The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education will review and consider approval of the 2017-2018 school audit next week. The board will meet on Wednesday evening, December 12th at 5 o’clock. Other items on the agenda include a program evaluation for Vocational Agriculture and a closed session.
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education next week will consider approving a contract with the Missouri School Boards Association to assist with a superintendent search. The board will meet at the school district office on Tuesday evening December 11th at 5:30. Other items on the agenda include approval of the final 2017-2018 school audit, the […]
As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]
Auditor Nicole Galloway has released her review of the state’s home and community-based services program to assist disabled and elderly Medicaid-eligible Missourians. The report examined the effectiveness of recent cost-saving measures approved by the legislature and recommended continued improvement to processes for determining and authorizing individual need. The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) […]
Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the City of Greenville, which found more than $160,000 missing from city funds. The audit was initiated as a part of a law enforcement investigation, which resulted in criminal charges filed by the Attorney General’s Office this summer. Greenville is located in Wayne County in southeast […]
The new Missouri Department of Public Safety director describes an internal review of the director’s office as “concerning”, and supports the governor’s call for a state audit. Brian Hauswirth has the story. The Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) includes the State Highway Patrol, the Missouri National Guard, Capitol Police, the Missouri Veterans, […]
The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education has approved the 2017-2018 school audit. The election filing dates for the board were also set with candidates able to file December 11th through January 15th. The election will be April 2nd. Superintendent Roger Alley said the air conditioner and boiler repair are complete.
The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved a Missouri School Boards Association travel policy update at a meeting Monday evening. Reimbursement rates were changed to $7.00 for breakfast, $10.00 for lunch, and $18.00 for dinner. The 2017-2018 school audit and a building use form for American Gymnastics were approved and bids will be sought for […]
The Democratic Party in Missouri is trying to regroup after disappointing midterm election results. Among other things, state Auditor Nicole Galloway won a relatively close contest against a troubled Republican opponent. University of Missouri-Columbia Political Scientist Peverill Squire thinks the result indicates a statewide voter tilt toward Republican candidates. Among other things, state […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a change to the 2018-2019 school calendar Tuesday evening. The district will make up the day of school canceled so students and staff could attend the state softball tournament May 16th. Superintendent Dan Wiebers said that would be the final day of school. Wieber noted putting the make […]
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education has a new member. Doctor Nancy Halferty was appointed to finish the term of Sharmyn Garcia which concludes in April of 2019. The board approved enclosing the breezeway from the gym to the preschool building. The bid of $3,800 from Etter Construction of Jamesport was accepted. The board also approved […]
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education set the candidate filing period for the April 2nd Municipal Election at its meeting Monday evening. Candidates may file at the school office from December 11th to January 15th. Terms up for reelection are Sheila Thompson and Kristi Urich for three-year terms. The office will be closed from December 21st […]