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 • Hamilton County Supervisors to meet Tuesday morning.

 The next Hamilton County Board of Supervisors meeting will be Tuesday morning at 9:00 in the supervisors board room of the county courthouse. The board will sign a proclamation for Crisis Intervention Month, review a personnel issue in the county social services department and set the date and time for a budget amendment hearing plus other matters. 

 • Jewell City Council to meet Monday evening.

 A meeting of the Jewell City Council will be Monday evening at 7:00 at the city hall. The council will hear from a representative from the Trash Man to discuss weekly recycling in the community. There will be discussion on updating the park board ordinance,approve a motion to remove Karen Culpepper a signer on all of the city of Jewell's bank accounts, and look at a request for a new street light to be installed.There will be a look at yard repairs needed due to a water leak,discuss approved the use of the city electric sign,review a lot rebate and tax abatement requests for 406 South Street and an update on the Jewell water plan plus other matters.

 • Northeast Hamilton sees slight increase in enrollment.

 At its meeting Thursday night, the Northeast Hamilton Community School Board received the certified enrollment for the 2016-17 school year. Assistant superintendent and principal Mike Kruger said the enrollment stands at 195 students. Last year's enrollment was at 193 students. The board accepted the resignation of part time school nurese Julie Olson. Kruger said her position will be advertised. In another personnel issue, the board approved the contract recommendation of Julie Payne for serving as ELL and special education instructor once a week. 

Last week's Trojan Spirit Night was well attended with a great turnout enjoying a meal and activities. A special thanks goes out to all the volunteers that participated in the kitchen, the classrooms and gymnasium. The Northeast Hamilton School Improvement Advisory Commission will meet in January to look at issues including school finances, building needs, bullying and harassment matters and more. A date will be set at a future board meeting.

Kruger announced that a new elevator will  be installed next week at the school. Plans were announced for an all school trip to the Iowa Wild hockey game in Des Moines on Thursday,November 10 at 10:30 at Wells Fargo Arena.

The next Northeast Hamilton school board meeting will be on Thursday,November 10 at 6:00 p.m. at the elementary media center in Blairsburg.

 • Webster City Community School Board to meet Monday.
 • Fort Dodge man facing charges after Tuesday incident.




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