LOCAL REPRESENTATIVE CONTACT INFORMATION
Newton Mayor Kathy Valentine
Newton Vice Mayor Leroy Koehn
Newton City Commissioner Glen Davis
Newton City Commissioner Rod Kreie
Newton City Commissioner Barth Hague
Harvey County Commission
- 1st District Commissioner George A “Chip” Westfall
- 2nd District Commissioner Randy Hague
- 3rd District Commissioner Ron Krehbiel
Commission Meetings – 9 a.m. every Monday unless otherwise noted in agenda
Location – Commission Room on the first floor of the Harvey County Courthouse
At these meetings, the County Commissioners have the opportunity to hear public concerns, as well as vote on county policies, regulations, etc. It is the job of the Board of Harvey County Commissioners to decide overall policy for Harvey County, to determine the annual budget, to determine overall long-range plans for Harvey County, to hire and fire nonelected Department Heads and to manage County property.
USD # 373 Board of Education
Stayrook Hobbs, Carol Sue
USD 373 Mission
The mission of the Newton school community is to prepare our students to be capable, contributing participants in a changing world.
USD 373 District Belief Statements
We believe that: the educational needs of each student must be met. the needs of students must drive decision-making. education is an active partnership involving students, families, schools and community. motivation, opportunity and effort are critical to success. high expectations foster quality performance. the right to education conveys both privilege and responsibility.
USD 373 District Goals
Student Learning: USD 373 will provide all staff with the resources necessary to assist all students in acquiring essential social and academic skills for success.
Human Resources: USD 373 will recruit, support and retain quality personnel in every staff position in the school district.
Technology Utilization: USD 373 will support appropriate technologies as both a means of managing data and expanding student learning.
Funding: USD 373 will advocate for adequate and equitable school funding both within the school district and throughout the state of Kansas.
Parent and Community Relationships: USD 373 will build positive parent and community relationships to increase educational opportunities for all students and promote vital economic development throughout the school district.
Approved by BOE 4-18-11