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Aspen Journalism: East Mesa Ditch seeking funding for repairs due to sinkholes

Aspen Times 01 Oct 2023
He and water company president Tim Nieslanik gave a presentation during the Healthy Rivers board meeting, held Sept ... Ditch company shareholders were approved for a loan from the state water board and are looking for additional grant money to repair the ditch after sinkholes caused it to collapse in early September.Heather Sackett/Aspen Journalism.

Iraq wedding fire death toll rises as investigators point to safety violations

The Spokesman-Review 01 Oct 2023
The draft report from the investigation, ordered by al-Sudani, found that in addition to lacking emergency exits and sprinklers, the building had been constructed illegally on agricultural land — a common practice in Iraq as those who no longer farm seek to make money off their fallow acreage.

State Department of Education makes uncommon ask for budget cut

The Lawton Constitution 30 Sep 2023
OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Board of Education on Thursday made a rare request for a budget cut next year ...Money doesn’t equal results. It matters how you spend the money.” ... Funds dedicated to bonuses for teachers who become National Board Certified would decrease by $220,000, reducing the money available to $250,000.

Champaign County facing tough budget decisions

The News-Gazette 30 Sep 2023
Summers said Friday that he plans to discuss those recommendations with the board’s finance chair, Stephanie Fortado ... At a previous budget session in September, Jett provided several options the county board could consider to raise more money, largely measures that would have to be approved by voters.

Sunset committee moves to end state massage board; spares bail bonding board

Decatur Daily 30 Sep 2023
Thursday’s discussions were part of a recent crackdown by the Sunset Committee on the dozens of small state boards that regulate and collect money from thousands of workers in Alabama, from general contractors to electricians to auctioneers and cosmetologists ... money was spent.

TN may reject $1.8B in federal education funds. What would it mean for Memphis schools?

Commercial Appeal 30 Sep 2023
“This is money for vulnerable populations,” said Mauricio Calvo, a member of the Memphis-Shelby County School Board, and executive director of Latino Memphis ... Added Amber Huett-Garcia, another MSCS board member who has worked in both education and public policy ... An actual rejection of federal education money is far from a given.

Are Metro’s MicroTransit e-rides a benefit to single riders or too expensive?

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 30 Sep 2023
While some question this as a waste of taxpayer dollars, including board member and Supervisor Janice Hahn who called it “a money loser” in July, the Metro board of directors voted 12-0 on Thursday to extend the program for another year — but with an eye to bringing down costs.

Infighting over future of Huyser House continues in Laketown Township

Holland Sentinel 30 Sep 2023
The commission wrote in a letter to the Board of Trustees they are not in favor of continuing plans to restore Huyser House, according to a news release ... Chair Jeremy Van Hoven said there isn't a benefit to spending money on the house ... “It won’t make money, but it will make memories,” the report said. The Board of Trustees hosts a workshop at 5 p.m.

Vandals cost small Southland town $20,000 in damage

NewstalkZB 30 Sep 2023
Mataura Community Board chairperson Nicky Coats said it was frustrating and costly for ratepayers ... "The community board are committed to providing Mataura residents with services and assets they can be proud of ... "There are so many better ways the community board could have been spent that money.".

New feature at Virginia Beach parks helps children with speech difficulties communicate

Daily Press 30 Sep 2023
Ashley Causey, a speech language pathologist in Virginia Beach, raised money for 11 communication boards recently installed in parks across the city ... One of the new communication boards installed in Virginia Beach ... She reached out Smarty Symbols, the company that made the board, about obtaining more of them, she said.

Editorial: Superintendent or supporters can and must tell us what's going on

The Post and Courier 30 Sep 2023
governing boards refusing to explain why they spend our tax money firing top employees, an action that generally suggests the person simply isn’t doing the job the way the board wants it done. There’s certainly nothing new about the Charleston County School Board doing that.

Williamson Park Committee unveils three new pickleball courts

Times of Wayne County 30 Sep 2023
The Pickleball Court idea was started in 2021 by the Park Committee. Finding very limited courts in the county the Park Committee investigated alternatives ... Using grant money and money from the Park Impact fund the Town Board agreed to go ahead with the project ... .

Select Board approves a common victualer’s license, legal counsel and other requests

Daily Times Chronicle 30 Sep 2023
WILMINGTON — On Mon­day night, the Select Board meeting opened with a moment of silence to honor the passing of Kath­leen Scanlon ... The board members welcomed McCoy back into business before they voted to approve ... He reminded the board that in a previous issue with RMLD, there was a conflict because RMLD was represented by KP.Law.

4 Colorado counties granted $630,000 to upgrade record systems

Colorado Politics 30 Sep 2023
“The Electronic Recording Technology Board keeps closing funding gaps and makes government more accessible for the public.”. The bulk of the money, nearly $293,000, will go to Clear Creek County to index current and historical documents and make them publicly available for viewing online.

Colorado Elks Association honored for supporting those with disabilities

Fox31 Denver 30 Sep 2023
"The Elks have been essential ... Starting around 1950, the Colorado Elks Association began raising money for Laradon, and they’ve raised millions since ... The Elks contribute a significant amount of money to Laradon every year," said Larry Burgess, president of the Laradon Hall Society Board of Directors ... FOX31 Newsletters ... .