Education

BOE to have special meeting

The USD 373 Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Sept.  25 in the board room at the McKinley Administrative Center, 308 E. First. The Board will hold an executive session for negotiations, discuss the board vacancy and approve the Personnel Report.

 Local governmentNewton City Commission to meetThe Newton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at city hall, 221 E. Sixth. Agenda items include street closure for the annual Halloween Safe Walk, recognition of Slate Creek Elementary School, recognition of Newton Fire/EMS members, a presentation on a historic driving tour, an annexation, a rezoning, a review of the capital improvement plan and a period for public comment.  

 

Local government

County commission to meet

The Harvey County Commission will meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 26 in the meeting room of the Harvey County Courthouse, 800 N. Main. 

Agenda items include a discussion of NW 36th Street, a 911 upgrade proposal, a hearing on solid waste delinquency fees, a social media policy, a bridge review, a meeting with the Little Arkansas Drainage district, two executive sessions, lunch at West Park and a period for public comment. 

 

Education

District site council to meet

The Newton USD 373 site council will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 in the meeting room at McKinley Administrative Center, 308 E. First. 

Agenda items include an update on school funding, information on kindergarten readiness, information about an upcoming bond issue election and setting future meeting dates.