Tag: Eric Hansen

School district hires Jeremy McFadden as new finance director

Danedri Thompson [email protected] There’s a new finance director at USD 231. Jeremy McFadden, who previously worked for a school district near Wichita, started with the Gardner Edgerton School District on July 2. The...

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District hires interim business director, approves Hansen’s departure

Mark Taylor [email protected] The Gardner Edgerton School Board hired Myrna Morrison as interim business and finance director on May 7. Superintendent Bill Gilhaus said Morrison’s contract is on a “week-to-week” basis as...

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School finance director's status uncertain

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Despite confirmation last month that Eric Hansen, USD 231 finance and business director, is no longer with the district, members of the board of education apparently have yet to approve...

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USD 231 officials not happy with reform plan

Mark Taylor [email protected] Gardner Edgerton school officials are no fans of Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed school finance reform plan. Eric Hansen, business manager for the school district, pointed out several of what he...

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School funding proposals to be discussed at meeting

Danedri Thompson [email protected] It’s way too early to tell how Gov. Sam Brownback’s plan to rework the state’s school funding formula will change local school revenues. “I understand they’re trying to simplify the...

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Bill to allow districts to use unecumbered funds would offer no relief to GE, SH schools

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Eric Hansen, Gardner-Edgerton school finance director, is fired up about legislation the Kansas House passed last week. Touted as legislation that will help schools survive through what...

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USD 231 tax be to be higher than anticipated

Danedri Thompson [email protected] Property tax bills for Gardner Edgerton School District patrons will be higher than advertised thanks to faulty projections school officials received from the county last summer. School...

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Appraiser: $339k tax error will be corrected

Kimberly-Clark warehouse received tax bills showing 75 percent abatements for the last three years, when they were only approved for 50 percent abatements Danedri Thompson [email protected] The Gardner Edgerton School...

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School profits from TV exposure

Danedri Thompson [email protected] USD 231 spent a lot of money to make the district’s...

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Local schools could win, lose based on finance tweaks

Danedri Thompson [email protected] There will be winners and losers if the school finance formula is tweaked or rewritten, Gardner Edgerton School District Business Director, Eric Hansen, said. Whether USD 231 or USD 230...

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