Attorney Robson Asserts School Board’s Authority to Hire Principals

“…you do at the end of the day act on those recommendations, and if you disagree with those recommendations then you should vote against it”   “If someone is getting hired it should be put on the agenda [for a vote by the board]“ In the August 6, 2013, School Board Meeting, Attorney John Robson stated that the School Board is the ultimate authority on who gets hired in the District. At one point in … Continue reading

The Case of the Disappearing Agenda Item (Audio)

  In the January 22, 2013, School Board meeting the Board President had the Board vote on an issue that was not on the original published agenda. (See snap shot above:yellow highlight). It appears, in order to rectify the fact that the board voted on a non-agenda item, they just added it to the agenda after the meeting was done. It remained that way for about four months. The attached Audio is of the May … Continue reading

Seasoned Board Member is Opposed to Receiving Detailed Budget Information (emails)

School Board Member  Representing District 6   Fellow Board member Rosemary Emery sent an email to all Board members prior to our retreat last week. She is requesting that the Board have better access and understanding to the school district budget: From: Rosemary Emery Sent: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 3:17 PM To: Laurel Young; Tiffany Sandberg; Michael Clara; Heather Bennett; Doug Nelson; Kristi Swett Subject: board meeting Over the last two years it has become apparent that as a board … Continue reading