Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Investigation complete; termination notices issued

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The city’s internal investigation of employee actions at the City of Bisbee–San Jose Waste Water Treatment Plant has been completed, and notices of intent to terminate will be sent to three city staffers currently on paid administrative leave.
According to a memo from City Manager Robert Smith, notices of intent to terminate will be sent to plant operator Suzanna Vetter, WWTP lab operator Mike Teran, and Public Works Director Andy Haratyk.
All three city employees were placed on administrative leave while the city conducted an internal investigation regarding their actions at the treatment plant.
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BUSD approves budget and meal price increase

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Bisbee Unified School District governing board approved the district’s fiscal year 2018–2019 budget and a price increase for school meals.
The board met last week and approved the FY 18/19 maintenance and operations budget in the amount of $6,035,587, which is about $100,000 less than the FY 17/18 budget of $6,133,163 according to BUSD Superintendent Thomas Woody.
The FY 18/19 budget includes $2,150,429 for instruction (teachers), $220,268 for support services, $109,948 for instructional staff, $234,853 for general administration, $419,788 for school administration and $364,427 for central services. The b full story (e-subscribers only)

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