A Special Meeting of the Board of Education of the Altus Public School District was held Tuesday, June 26, at 11:30 a.m.
Board member Debora Phillips was absent.
The board members discussed and then approved the use of the Altus Junior High School Cafeteria by a local group, Bountiful Baskets Food Co-Op. The board approved this no-fee rental for three to four hours each Saturday through Dec. District Superintendent Bob Drury said, there will not be any fees for personnel since group members will clean up after the distribution of the baskets of fruits and vegetables. (See sidebar article on Bountiful Baskets for more information)
The board members approved the employment of new hires to include Certified Personnel on a Temporary Contract: Michelle Basaldua, Francie Clinton, Brooke Fay, Ed Jones and Jeffrey Penner.
The meeting adjourned at 11:37 a.m.
Bountiful Baskets Food Co-Op
The Co-op offers a conventional produce basket every other week which is generally half fruit and half veggies. The monetary contribution is $15.00 and is generally worth $50.00 retail. Organic baskets require a contribution of $25. To participate visit http://www.BountifulBaskets.org and check the schedule to see when your state is available to make your monitary contribution using a debit or credit card. Then, pick up your basket on Saturday morning at the time and place you chose when you contributed!”