School Board to Hold Special Meeting March 1

The approval of a contract for a new superintendent is on the agenda for the District #18 Board of Education at a special meeting scheduled for Thursday night, March 1.
The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the distance learning room at the high school.
The board will consider approval of a superintendent contract as amended. Later, they will be asked to approve a contract with Daniel Polk to become superintendent of the school district  beginning July 1, 2012. He will replace Steve Dennis who will be leaving the school district when his contract expires at the end of June to become the new superintendent at Wilcox-Hildreth Public Schools.
Other items on the agenda for the special meeting are:
• Approve elementary summer school survey
• Approve 2012-13 nurse contract with Educational Service Unit #8
• Approve 2012-13 Technology Support Contract with Educational Service Unit #8
• Approve a contract with Great Plains Communications to purchase 40 mg of bandwith for $1,504
• Approve equipment update purchase for the distance learning room
The meeting is open to the public.