March – July 2014
First Light Children’s Center will host a community open house on Thursday.
Celebrating their second anniversary, the public is invited to help them “March into Year 3” from 5:30-7 p.m.
Birthday cake will be served as well as samples of the healthy lunches the children at the center receive from Volunteers of America’s Catering for a Cause.
Activities will also include tours of the facility, a staff meet-and-greet and the opportunity to learn more about the Highscope Curriculum taught at the school.
First Light is located at 366 E. Brundage St.
For more information see www.firstlightsheridan.com.
The Seventh biennial Big Horn Elementary All-Student Art Show at The Brinton Museum will open Thursday.
A reception will be held by the BHE Home and School Association on Thursday from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
All members of the community are invited to this free event.
The show will run through March 30 with no admission charged.
For more information call the school at 672-3497 or the museum at 672-3173.
The museum is located at 239 Brinton Road, Big Horn.
The Arvada Elementary students will host a concert tomorrow at the Powder River Community Center in Arvada. Commencing at 7 p.m. the students will present “The Blue Dog Blues.” the concert aligns with a “Blue Dog” project they have been working on in art class. The community center is located in the old school at 5 Upper Powder River Road. For more information call Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107.
The Sheridan County Museum will present “Behind the Scenes Saturday” and “Tidbit Saturday” this weekend.
This free event is open to all with no reservations required.
The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday for a behind-the-scenes view at the museum’s operations.
The public is invited to come and see what goes on at the museum when the galleries are closed.
Attendees will see how employees take down old exhibits, care for the items entrusted to the museum and prepare new items and galleries for new exhibits.
There will also be Tidbit activities for children and parents.
Tidbit, the SCM Mouse, can be found in each exhibit at the museum and likes to share fun tales and treasures of Sheridan County’s history and children ages 5 to 10 are invited to attend with their parent or guardian for a variety of activities.
The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle, off of the Fifth Street exit of Interstate 90.
For more information call 675-1150.
Board of County Commissioners staff meeting Monday 9 a.m. Second floor Commissioner’s Library #216 Sheridan County Courthouse addition 224 S. Main St. • Call to order • Staff reports • Adjourn
Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting Tuesday 5:30 p.m. 41 W. Whitney St. • Call to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the Feb. 25 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • JJJPB staff reports • Juvenile probation report • Truancy probation report • Diversion report • Milestones Youth Home • Administrator report • Old business 1. Funding, budget • New business 1. Drug court award letters 2. Additional city funding request
Sheridan County School District 1 Recreation District work session Tuesday 5:30 p.m. Downtown Sheridan Association 150 South Main St. • Call to order • Roll call • Approval of agenda • Discussion 1. Big Horn Community Center • Adjournment
The Clearmont Elementary students will perform a concert on Thursday. “Blue Dog Blues” will commence at 7 p.m. in the gym of the school. The theme of the concert aligns with a “Blue Dog” art project they have been working on in art class. For more information call Elisa Olson at 758-4411 extension 107. The school is located at 1601 Meade Ave, Clearmont.
Tongue River Valley Joint Powers board meeting Thursday 7 p.m. Lucille Alley Room Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St., Dayton • Call to order • Review of minutes of Feb. 20 and March 6 meetings • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Old business 1. Secretary of State verification that the JPB authorization has been filed, copy was sent to SLIB 2. Resolution #2 sent to SLIB 3. Update on HB 47 (signed by Governor) • New business 1. Treasurer’s report and approve payment of bills 2. Thank you notes 3. Budget request for next fiscal year 4. Steve Shute’s contract 5. Peter’s report on his visit with USDA Rural Development • Public communique • Adjournment
Northern Wyoming Community College District
Room W132, Sheridan College
The purpose of this workshop is to discuss financing on various District Capital Construction projects.
No action will be taken.
Sheridan County School District 3
School Board work session
5 p.m. Wednesday
Multi-A Purpose room, Clearmont Elementary
• Technology training
1. Question and answer
2. District calander
3. District maintenance schedule
• Review recommendations for District Leave policy
• Review employee contract format
3. Extra duty
• Review 2014-15 coaching assignments
• Review carry-over vacation pay
• 2014-15 preliminary budget
1. Review administrative budget changes and recommendations
2. Question and answer
• Review new Board policies
• Answer and questions on July agenda
Sheridan County School District 2 Board of Trustees meeting Central office, board room 6 p.m. Wednesday • Call to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Recognition 1. Cody Sinclair, WEBT Board Representative • Approval of agenda • Welcome, audience comments • Consent agenda items 1. Approval of minutes June 16, 2014 2. Approval of bills for payment • Old business 1. Capital construction update 2. Approval of policies 3. Graduation Committee update • New business 1. Approval of budget amendments for the fiscal year 2013-14 (action) 2. Recess for public hearing on Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget 3. Approval of budget for the fiscal year 2014-15 4. Approval of Wyoming High School Activities Association Activity enrollment and catastrophic/liability insuranceon 5. Request permission to bid milk FY15 6. Request permission to bid bus surveillance equipment 2014 7. Request permission to bid a 3-D Printer 8. Sheridan High School Planning Office Report • Reports and communication 1. Board of Trustees 2. PTO/parents/students/organizations 3. Site administration and staff • District reports 1. Superintendent • Executive session 1. Personnel matters • Adjournment
Northern Wyoming Community College District Board of Trustees budget and regular meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday Room W132 Sheridan College 3059 Coffeen Ave. • Call to order and roll call • Public hearing • 2014-2015 Budget hearing • Approval of three expenditure authority resolutions • Agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Consent agenda 1. Minutes, corrected May 15 and June 18 2. Financial reports, June 2014 • President’s report • Gillette College Advisory Board report • Johnson County Advisory Board report • Organization reports 1. Faculty Senate • Public comments • New business 1. Approval of the HVAC Certification Program 2. Approval of Naming the Mars Agriculture Center 3. Approval of Naming the Kooi Library in the Griffith Memorial Building 4. Approval of Engaging Kaiser and Company for Financial Services • Adjourn
From staff reports
SHERIDAN¬— The Sheridan College will hold their next Youth Garden activity Thursday from 9 a.m. until noon. Children and their families are invited to check on the garden and learn how to care for the plants that are growing. Participants should wear sunblock, bring garden gloves, and plan on getting a little dirty. Space is limited so please RSVP to Ami Erickson at 674-6446 extension 3104.
SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Farmers Market will be moved farther up Grinnell Street this Thursday, in front of The Sheridan Press, to celebrate the Third Thursday Street Festival. From 5-7 p.m. vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.
Sheridan County School District 1 board meeting 6 p.m. Wednesday Board room, central office 1127 Dayton St., Ranchester AGENDA • Call the meeting to order • Pledge of Allegiance • Mission statement • Roll call • Approval of agenda • FY 2015 budget hearing • Presentations/recognitions • Visitors • Student ambassador report • West Sheridan County Education Association Report • Administrators’ reports • Business Manager’s report • Superintendent’s report • Policy review (BDDE, BDDF, BDDG, BDDH, BDDH-R) • Consent Agenda 1. Approval of June 17, 2014 open and executive session meeting minutes 2. Approval of bills and salaries 3. Approval of classified resignations 4. Approval of Policy – 2nd reading (JLCD-A) 5. Approval of certified position 6. Approval of related service agreements • Old Business 1. Approval of school handbooks • New Business 1. Adoption of FY 2015 budget 2. Approval of Policies – 1st reading (EGAB, AFA, BEC, BDDB, BDDB-E) 3. Correspondence • Board Member reports/requests 1. Building visits • Board signatures • Executive session 1. Property 2. Personnel 3. Legal • Adjournment
Dayton Town Council meeting 7:30 p.m. Wednesday Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St., Dayton • Call to order • Recite Pledge of Allegiance • Approval of agenda: 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Approve July 7, 2014 minutes • Announcements/correspondence 1. Candidate forum July 31, 2014 at Tongue River Valley Community Center • Old business update 1. Discuss and act on Resolution #346 Optional One Cent Tax Resolution 2. Citizen communiqué 3. Council comments/requests for future agenda items
SHERIDAN— The annual Museum Day is on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 909 W. Ramshorn St., Dubois. Museum Day is sponsored by the Dubois Museum and the Dubois Museum Association and features children’s games, historic cabin tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, and crafts and demonstrations.
SHERIDAN— The Sagebrush Community Art Center is hosting a kids summer art camp for ages 8-12 from July 21-24 from 1-5 p.m. each day. There will be an acrylic painting class, jewelry making, ceramic painting, watercolor painting, and a picture frame making class. Registration is due by July 16, and each class costs $35. For more information please call 674-1970 or email Sage3@questoffice.net
SHERIDAN — The next offering of the “Tidbit Tuesday” educational program at the Sheridan County Museum will be held next week. The program gives children and their families an opportunity to explore history together from 10 a.m. to noon every other Tuesday throughout the summer. The events are free and open to all but space is limited to 24 children so pre-registration is requested. Subsequent activities will be on Aug. 5 and Aug. 19. For more information or to register call 675-1150. The museum is located at 850 Sibley Circle.
Sheridan County Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board meeting 5:30 p.m., Tuesday 41 West Whitney Agenda • Meeting called to order • Approval of the agenda • Approval of the June 24, 2014 minutes • Approval of the vouchers for payment • Financial report • Juvenile Justice Joint Powers Board Staff Reports 1. Juvenile probation report 2. Truancy probation report 3. Diversion report 4. Milestones Youth Home 5. Administrator report • Old business: 1. Computer contract • New business: 1. Public hearing 2. Audit 3. City of Sheridan One-Cent Funding agreement
Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board budget meeting
7 p.m., July 22
Lucile Alley meeting room, Dayton Town Hall, Dayton.
• Fiscal year 2015 estimated revenues
• Intergovernmental support (towns, county, school district) $31,000
• Matching Donations (county, individuals) $8,000
1. Total revenues $39,000
• Fiscal year 2015 estimated expenditures
• Operational expenditures $25,300
1. Total expenditures $25,300
Detailed copies of the proposed budget may be obtained by contacting the Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board PO Box 352, Dayton, and Wyoming 82836.
Tongue River Valley Joint Powers Board meeting agenda 7 p.m., Tuesday Lucille Alley room Dayton Town Hall 608 Broadway St. • Call to order • Budget hearing and review and approval of minutes of June 4, 2014 meeting • Approval of agenda 1. Additions 2. Deletions • Old business 1. Request for proposal, stage 1 2. Contributors and thank you letters 3. Next steps for pipeline planning • New business 1. Financial status update 2. Schedule meeting with the WPA 3. Meeting with USDA 4. Call with SLIB to review application requirements for October award • Public communique • Adjournment
SHERIDAN — The annual Sheridan Farmers Market will commence Thursday at Grinnell Plaza. From 5-7 p.m. weekly on Thursdays vendors will sell produce, arts and crafts and more as live music, children’s activities, demonstrations and nonprofit booths are hosted. Attendance is free for customers and vendor booths are available to rent. This week features Mick Johnson Acoustic and youth activities. For more information or to sign up as a vendor call Bonnie Gregory at the Downtown Sheridan Association 672-8881 or see www.downtownsheridan.org.
SHERIDAN— Join the Sheridan Wesleyan Church and Vertical Church for family movies in the park Friday at dusk in Kendrick Park. Each film is a surprise but is appropriate for all ages. For more information please call 763-7320.