By Ivan Raconteur
LESTER PRAIRIE The Lester Prairie School Board approved the district’s 2018 levy in the amount of $807,641 during the meeting Dec. 18.
This represents an increase of $12,818 (1.61 percent) from the 2017 levy.
It is still well below the 2016 levy of $906,811.
Odds and ends
In other business, the board:
• noted in a report from facilities manager Sarah Gonzalez that Dashir Management Services purchased new garbage cans with Bulldog logos for use during events in the gym and for the bleachers.
• approved a contract with Arlyn DeBruyckere as assistant trapshooting coach.
• approved the 2018-19 school calendar. The first day of classes will be Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.
• scheduled the board’s annual reorganizational meeting and first board meeting of the year for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at 5:45 pp.m.