D51 Board of Education to hold special meeting on Wednesday

Mesa County Valley School District 51 says they will be starting the school year on August 17.
Mesa County Valley School District 51 says they will be starting the school year on August 17.(KKCO/ KJCT)
Published: Feb. 8, 2022 at 1:14 PM MST
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KJCT) - UPDATE (Feb. 8 at 6:20 p.m.): The school district has released the following statement on behalf of the school board regarding the upcoming meeting and last night’s executive session.

UPDATE (Feb. 8 at 5:30 p.m.): The agenda for Wednesday’s meeting has been released, it can be found here.

KJCT spoke with Tim Couch, the President of the Mesa Valley Education Association about the special board meeting. He says they are not happy about the time for the meeting on Wednesday. He wishes it would be scheduled for after school hours when more people could attend. He says he expressed that concern to the school board and was told it was a scheduling issue with one of the board members; Wednesday afternoon was reportedly the only time they could make it work to meet.

INITIAL ARTICLE: A spokesperson for Mesa County Valley School District 51 has confirmed the district’s Board of Education will be hosting a special board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 3:15 p.m. in the Harry Butler Board Room located at 455B N. 22nd Street in Grand Junction.

The agenda for Wednesday’s board meeting is pending at this time.

Read our previous article here: District 51 Board of Education discussing ‘personnel matters’ regarding superintendent, assistant superintendent.

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