The Jefferson County Board of Education held a special meeting, Feb. 27, at the Jeffco School District Education Center, 1829 Denver West. Drive, Golden. Board members in attendance were President Ken Witt, Secretary John Newkirk, Vice President Julie Williams, Second Vice President Lesley Dahlkemper, and Treasurer, Jill Fellman.
In the special meeting, the board heard an hour-long presentation on the district’s budget from staff members Lorie Gillis, the chief financial officer, and Lorri Dugan, the director of budget for Jeffco.
The board also approved a contract between Jeffco school district and Ray and Associates, for $44,580. The contract will allow the search firm to extend an executive search from Feb. 27, 2014 to Feb. 26, 2015 in effort to secure a candidate for the superintendency. Members of the executive team, Marcia Anker, Lorrie Gillis, Heather Beck and Steve Bell, will report to the board on a weekly basis until a new superintendent is found.
The next Board of Education regular meeting will be held at 6 p.m., Mar. 6, at Golden High School, 701 24th St. Golden.