Board Updates

(Originally posted September 28, 2017)

The Emergency Management Team, in a public meeting, recently reported progress to the Distressed Unit Appeals Board (DUAB). A similar report was shared by Steve Edwards, emergency manager, and Steve Wittenauer, Administrator Assistance co-owner, at recent MCS board meetings.

Highlights of those reports include:

  • a plan with the Muncie Classroom Teachers Association (MCTA) for teachers to reimburse the district the costs of their premium increases negotiated for the previous two contract years
  • marketing vacant buildings
  • meetings with Dr. Geoffrey Means, Ball State University president, and Muncie mayor Dennis Tyler to discuss financial possibilities/opportunities
  • beginning teacher contract negotiations October 3
  • continuing efforts to restructure existing bonds
  • cooperation of local banking institutions to review loan potential

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