Columbia School Board hears TIF report, school improvement plan

Thursday, April 19, 2012 | 12:35 p.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — The school board heard a report from City Manager Mike Matthes on the proposed tax-increment financing district for the city and also discussed a school improvement plan at a work session Thursday morning.

What was discussed:

What else happened:

  •  The board also heard an update on a section in the Comprehensive School Improvement Plan from Chief Administrative Officer Sally Beth Lyon, Deputy Superintendent Nick Boren and Chief Financial Officer Linda Quinley.

    Included in the update was a 10-year facility and bond plan, technology plan and a nutrition services strategy. The board members discussed the potential for the new technology projects, including a plan to extend the district’s wireless Internet capability.
  • The board also voted 5-0 to appoint members to committees for the 2012-13 year. Board member Helen Wade and President Tom Rose weren't there for the vote.

What’s next:

The next scheduled board meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. May 14 at West Junior High School, 401 Clinkscales Road.

Missourian reporter Allie Hinga contributed to this report.

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