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Budget Discussed During Special USD 407 BOE Meeting; MINUTES INCLUDED

USD 407 BOEThe 2013-14 budget, district policy and staffing were all discussed during a special meeting of the USD 407 Board of Education on Monday, July 29 in Russell.

Superintendent David Couch presented the budget for the upcoming school year, which will total about $5.5 million and be nearly the same as last year's budget. Although, one change is the district will ask for an increase of three mills to the mill levy...

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Before the budget can be passed, a public hearing will be held on Aug. 12 during the school board's regular monthly meeting.

Board members also passed policy updates for anti-bullying, promotion and retention and snow days.

Couch outlines the new promotion and retention policy...

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Executive sessions were held for teacher negotiations and staffing. The only action taken was a new contract being offered to Dustin Wheeler to become the new Russell High School girls tennis coach.

July 29 Special Meeting Minutes

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