February 6, 2016

USD 231 board censures member

Debbie Hickman Special to The Gardner News The USD 231 Board Of Education publicly censured veteran board member James Repshire for violating a board ethics policy. Board members specifically cited the work his company, J. R. Electric, performed for the school district as the issue. Board policy in effect at the time Repshire’s company was Continue Reading

Board member receives funds from USD 231

Debbie Hickman Special to The Gardner News More than $61,000 paid to J.R. Electric – a company linked to James Repshire, board member – is disclosed on the USD 231 audit. The audit also indicates Repshire was not involved in the bidding process, but there is no reference as to whether Repshire abstained from voting Continue Reading