School Board Holds Organization Meeting
During Regular Session
During Monday night's school board
meeting, the board elected Ron Dunphy as
the new President of the board, and
Zumbach as the new Vice President.
In addition, the board voted to name Iowa
State Savings Bank of Creston and Iowa
School Joint Investment Trust as the
official depository for the Creston
Community School District.
Meetings Set for Special Election in
The Creston school board has set dates
and times for informational
meetings/public forums for the
Prescott/Creston School consolidation.
Superintendent Steve McDermott says he
wants to make sure the public has a clear
idea of what the consolidation would
consist of and wants all of the public's
The first informational meeting/public
forum will be on October 20 - the next
time the Creston school board meets.
Located at 801 N. Elm in the Board Meeting
Rain Through the Area...Union County
EMA Gives an Update
Jo Anne Duckworth, Emergency Manager for
Union County, talked with Gary Bucklin
Wednesday about road closures, damage and
more, from the thunderstorms Tuesday
Duckworth says any residents or
businesses with water damage are
encouraged to contact her at 641-782-1622.
If there is no answer, leave your name,
phone number and street address.
For more information, listen to the
Election Held in Creston Tuesday
Creston Schools Superintendent Steve
McDermott discussed the elections held
Tuesday to approve funding from the
Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL).
McDermott explains that it funds
facilities, equipment, and now - also
technology. The funds cannot be used for
Approximately 5000 residents were
eligible to vote, while just over 100
turned out. It was approved 73-22 (77%).
To hear the full interview with
McDermott, listen HERE.