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Hauppauge school district’s Board of Education put $1.2 million in excess funds leftover from the 2010-2011 school year towards future construction and renovation projects. Board trustees unanimously voted to place $1,214,901 in excess funds into the Capital Reserve Fund for future construction projects to upgrade the district’s buildings and reduce the possible need for future borrowing.
CARTHAGE Closing the district office in Great Bend, dealing with a highly inefficient high school building that has reached functional capacity and adding on to Carthage Elementary School were a few of the suggestions school leaders heard Monday for a possible future building project. Representatives from Turner Construction Co.
MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Significant building improvements may becoming to Jackson County Regional Health Center in a few years. Hospital board members heard a report from an architect andengineering firm that it would take $6.2 million to bring theexisting facility up to code and be energy efficient. “I’m concerned if we upgraded the facility for $6.2 million,that would not include any renovations,” Dwain Trenkamp, boardmember, said.
SILVERDALE —The group backing incorporation of Silverdale has decided to redraw its proposed city boundaries to exclude the Chico neighborhood. The change means the group must begin the incorporation process over again. The decision came after a May 12 Boundary Review Board meeting that was attended by about 200 people.
A new city policy could prohibit family members of City Council members and the city manager from being hired — a move that one civil service commissioner stated would be a “step toward slowly changing the culture in Burbank.” The draft policy, which is still being fine-tuned by the Civil Service Board, could also extend to department chiefs, even though that provision has yet to find consensus.
LEWES — The city’s Homeowners Association will hold a candidates’ forum this week for residents to become acquainted with possible future City Council members and Board of Public Works officials. The forum will give voters the opportunity to hear from the candidates and ask questions of concern.
The price was too high, so the renovation of the Central Elementary School gymnasium will not include a heating and air conditioning upgrade at this time. Options presented at the Lewis Central school board meeting Monday suggested costs could go up by as much as $1 million if a newer system were installed.
By Julius Whigham II Palm Beach Post Staff Writer WEST PALM BEACH — As West Palm Beach Mayor Jeri Muoio stood before a grass-roots coalition of churches gathered at Palm Beach Lakes High School last week, she faced two questions. Would the mayor commit to the establishment and funding of a pilot Neighborhood Accountability Board in the city? And would she make the proposal at a future city commission meeting? On both counts, the mayor answered yes.
March 17, 2011 04:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time “This Week in the Boardroom” Webcast to Feature Investor Relations and Corporate Secretaries Role in Board/Shareholder Relationship NASHVILLE, Tenn. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Corporate Board Member, a wholly owned subsidiary of NYSE Euronext (NYX), this day announced that the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) and the Society of Corporate Secretaries & Governance Professionals (the Society) will become knowledge partners for Corporate Board Member’s and NYSE Euronext’s “This Week in the Boardroom,” a weekly on-demand ...