Meeting: Northeast Dubois Schools

The Northeast Dubois School Board met Monday and:

• Appointed new board member Shawn Dooley to represent Harbison Township. Dooley takes the seat formerly held by John Siebert.

• Appointed officers for 2020. The officers are: Mary Pankey, president; Bernie Knies, vice president; Kelly Knies, secretary; and Bernie Knies, liaison for the board.

• Appointed corporation treasurers and set their bonds. DeAnn Meyer will be corporation treasurer and hold a $50,000 bond and Gretchen Brinkman will be corporation deputy treasurer and hold a $50,000 bond. The bond protects the corporation from financial mistakes.

• Appointed Arthur Nordhoff Jr. as board attorney for 2020 with a retainer of $7,000.

• Set the monthly regular board meetings for the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the corporation office, 5379 E. Main St., Dubois.

• Set the annual salary for board members at $2,000.

• Held the annual board of finance meeting and heard a report on the corporation’s finances from Superintendent Bill Hochgesang.

• Rescheduled the public work session to discuss phase 2 of the corporation’s construction project to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at the corporation office.

• Suspended substitute bus driver Derek Breitweiser from driving for the corporation, pending his current court case.

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