Proposed donation prompts discussion by H-M-S board
Members consider how to apply policy governing gifts
January 28, 2021
The application of Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn's gift policy was put to the test during the school board meeting on Jan. 18.
Former H-M-S superintendent Stephen Litts indicated his desire to donate funds to the district. A suggested use of them was the purchase of benches that could be placed either on the north side of the elementary school or in front of it.
Discussion was held in the context of board policy 704.4, which is a part of the larger 700 series that was approved during the meeting. The language is a restatement of previous board policy 802.7.
Board members acknowledged that monetary...