Central City School Board Petitioning Recall of Several Members
By Emily Roehler, Weekend Meteorologist - bio | email
Petitions for the recall of two Central
City School Board members have received the necessary amount of signatures.
Over 500 signatures were gathered in
support of recalling Board President Dale Palser and Board Secretary Steve Belitz.
The matter will now go to voters in an
The central Nebraska community has
been in turmoil since the April firing of football coach Darin Garfield.
Recent school board meetings have been
filled with people demanding his reinstatement.
Organizers are now mounting a petition
effort to remove Kent Malm from the school board as well, beginning Thursday August
Public signing opportunities will be held at the
downtown gazebo Thursday and Friday evenings Aug 15th & 16th from 6 p.m. to
8 p.m. and Saturday August 17th from 9 a.m. until noon. All registered voters
in the Central City school district may participate