The Great Bend USD 428 Board of Education will say goodbye to three retiring members and welcome three new members when it meets at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8, at the District Education Center, 201 S. Patton Road.
Thanks will be extended to Joyce Carter, Dr. Larry Kutina and Kevin Mauler for their past service on the board. The new members, Jacquie Disque, Deanna Essmiller and Don Williams, have each signed an Oath of Office at the office of the Barton County Clerk.
Items on the agenda include fundraiser requests for 2018-2019, the first reading of proposed school calendars for 2018-2019 and for 2019-2020, approval of a bid to purchase a skid steer track loader and approval to release bids to replace a pickup for the Maintenance Department.
There will be a report on the Public School Works Training System, which was implemented on Jan. 1 and is required of all employees.