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Transparency bill gutted as it heads to Senate

Caelin Bragg Advertising & Distribution Manager House Bill 2144, titled “The Community College Taxpayer Transparency Act,” was passed by the Kansas House of Representatives on Wednesday, Feb. 27 after heavy amending and is now in the Kansas Senate. All sections of the bill related to the budgeting and spending authority of a community college and… Continue reading Transparency bill gutted as it heads to Senate

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New bill seeks transparency for students, taxpayers

Caelin Bragg Advertising & Distribution Manager Kansas’s 77th District Representative Kristey Williams has introduced a bill to the state legislature, which pushes for community colleges to offer greater transparency. House bill (HB) 2144, titled the “Community College Taxpayer Transparency Act,” seeks to reform how Board of Trustees fund their community colleges by requiring more involvement… Continue reading New bill seeks transparency for students, taxpayers

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Board opts for plan B as City Council approves plan A

Caelin Bragg Advertising & Distribution Manager The Andover City Council overrode Mayor Ben Lawrence’s veto of Butler’s special use permit (SUP) to allow the college to relocate its space in the 6000 building to the area directly west of its 5000 building at their last meeting. The overruling came shortly after Butler’s Board of Trustees… Continue reading Board opts for plan B as City Council approves plan A

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Board of Trustees increase budget for school year

Caelin Bragg Advertising & Distribution Manager Butler Community College’s (BCC) Board of Trustees approved the college’s legal budget for the 2018-2019 school year at their latest board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14. The total legal budget for the new school year is nearly $81 million, nearly a $6 million increase over the last school year’s… Continue reading Board of Trustees increase budget for school year