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The Marion County R-II Board of Education covered a light agenda at their May meeting.
The district will continue to try to give staff the means to stay healthy, after the board approved the Staff Wellness Plan for the 2021-22 school year.
“This simply gives staff incentives for participation in monthly wellness activities,” explained Superintendent Jason Keilholz.
In other business, the board discussed the possibility of allowing HOMEBANK to install an ATM on the school campus, but rejected it at this time.
According to Keilholz, the board was uncomfortable allowing the ATM because of the increase in traffic on campus and because district would not be able to control when it would accessible to the public.
The board also approved the Marion County Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
“This meets the requirement for the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 and allows us to possibly access FEMA hazard mitigation grants in the future,” Keilholz said.
Keilholz has also done preliminary work on the 2021-22 school year budget with the plans to approve it at the June board meeting.
While no formal discussion was held, the district is also looking to be fully open and will have no COVID protocols in place for the 2021-22 school year, provided there are no state or federal mandates at that time, Keilholz said.