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Jan 27, 2014 - From staff reports

CWC extends contracts

Two top administrators at Central Wyoming College received contract extensions during the January board meeting at the school.

The multiyear contracts must be ratified by the CWC Board of Trustees before renewal.

The contract for Jason Wood, CWC's executive vice president for student and academic services, was extended by one year. His appointment now is ratified through June 30, 2016.

The CWC Board of Trustees voted to extend Ron Granger's contract through the same date. He is the school's vice president for administrative services. CWC president Jo Anne McFarland pointed out that this month's ratification marked Granger's first multiyear contract at the school.

McFarland also announced the extension of the administrative contract covering Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service general manager Ruby Calvert. Calvert's contract was extended through June 30, 2014; the action did not require board approval.

McFarland did not have any early retirement requests to share during the January meeting, but she said she may have some to announce in February.

Waste board adopts closure schedule

At its meeting Monday, the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board of Directors adopted a policy that will close all district sites on the holidays listed below, effective

Feb. 1.

"These closures will save the district operational costs, while allowing district staff an opportunity to be with their families during the holidays," superintendent Andy Frey said.

All district offices, landfills, bale stations, transfer stations, and recycling centers will be closed on the following days:

- Presidents Day, Feb. 17

- Good Friday, April 18

- Memorial Day, May 26

- Independence Day, July 4

- Labor Day, Sept. 1

- Veterans Day, Nov. 11

- Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27

- Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 (half day, closing at noon)

- Christmas Day, Dec. 25

- New Year's Eve, Dec. 31 (half day, closing at noon)

For more information, call 332-7040.

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