Shelbyville Daily Union

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December 24, 2013

Shelby School Board approves tax levy, readies for projects

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Bence reported that, in consultation with transportation director Tim Powers, they are looking at purchasing two propane-powered buses.

“With the new standards for fuel for diesel buses, propane buses are a viable alternative,” Bence said.

She said they were lookin gat buses with low mileage, possibly returned leased buses, that have a handicap lift and air conditioning.

In other business the board approved participation in Safe Routes to School Grant including parent surveys about walking a biking to school.

Special Education Director Karen Miller was recognized for her work. She is retiring from her position at the end of the month.

“This is an incredible district. I’m proud to be part of it,” Miller said.

“She set a high standard here. We get calls from other districts wanting to see how this works,” Bence said

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