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Monroe School Board: Aug. 1, 2014
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MONROE - At a meeting Monday, July 28, the Monroe school board:

• Decided to move forward with filling the cracks on the Monroe High School tennis courts this summer. The cost is expected to be between $7,000-$10,000.

• Approved the purchase of two-way radios from Communications Service for $28,152 to be paid from the long-term maintenance account.

• Accepted donations: $300 from Optimist Club of Monroe; $250 from Hedeman Real Estate; $500 from Monroe Kiwanis Club; and $500 from Woman's Club of Monroe, all to go toward the Buddy Benches program; and $1,500 from Jacob's SWAG Foundation to go toward Youth Frontiers Retreats.

• Approved the retirement of Lynn Phillipps, Monroe Middle School EBNA aide.

• Went into closed session to discuss a personnel contract issue.

Les Bieneman was absent.

- Susan Endres