Monday, March 30, 2015

City considers county attorney’s office for legal services

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee City Council discussed entering into an intergovernmental agreement with the Cochise County Attorney’s office to provide legal services for the City of Bisbee at a work session Tuesday night.
If the council agrees to an intergovernmental agreement, the Cochise County Attorney’s office will provide legal services and representation for the City of Bisbee at a rate of $5,000 a month for a contracted two-year period. 
The draft agreement states the city shall pay to the County Attorney $60,000 per year to provide the legal representation payable in equal monthly installments of $5,000 beginning on May full story (e-subscribers only)

BUSD to hold public meeting for proposed school closure

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
Bisbee Unified School District will be holding a special meeting on Thursday, April 2, to discuss a proposal made by BUSD board member Joni Giacomino to consider closing Lowell Junior High School to save BUSD money.
Giacomino brought up the proposal at the March 10 school board meeting during an agenda item concerning administrative cuts for the district.
Giacomino stated due to declining enrollment and empty space at both Greenway and Bisbee High School, closing Lowell School would save the district money in several areas. 
Giacomino stated in information provided to The Bisbee Observer, the district would s full story (e-subscribers only)

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