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A bunch of people on Whidbey Island are hoping they can soon put the adage “Teach a man to fish” and apply it to a few dozen children.
Community Events, August 2014
Commissioners appointed a new member of the Law and Justice Council for an unusually long term despite opposition from Commissioner Helen Price Johnson. Gerald Betts was appointed to the council last week for a term that begins immediately and runs through February 2017, a two year and six month appointment.
The South Whidbey Parks and Recreation District passed on buying 10 acres of potential trail land.
The South Whidbey School District will welcome seven new staff members for the 2014-15 school year tonight. The board will also read and discuss a proposed change to the policy regarding staff evaluation procedures. The board proposes to change the wording of the evaluation procedure document to read that evaluations of non-administrative certificated staff performance “shall be done in compliance with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement with [South Whidbey Education Association].”
A farmer’s right to maintain drainage ditches without regulation was at the core of Monday’s debate on fish and wildlife protections at the Island County commissioners meeting.