Archive - Feb 23, 2013 - News Article
If you have a passion to help children in need, CASA of West Texas has a job for you. The pay isn't great â€” in fact, there is no pay â€” but the rewards, officials say, are tremendous.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will begin accepting applications for volunteer child advocates Monday at its Big Spring office located at 310 Scurry, said Patty Pisklak, executive director.
FORSAN â€” â€śIfâ€ť is about to become â€śwhen.â€ť
After months of study, Forsan Independent School District trustees are expected to officially call for a bond election to construct a new elementary school and other renovations when they hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the administration wing board room.
Final price estimates for the bond have not been settled, although options trustees are considering carry price tags ranging from $20 million to $25 million, Superintendent Randy Johnson said.
Items which will definitely be included in the bond package include:
A resolution to ensure the â€śidentification, security and confidentialityâ€ť of electronic bids or proposals is among the agenda items for Big Spring City Council in an emergency meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
The resolution basically permits the city to accept bids of proposals in electronic form. It also sets out rules to protect the integrity of those bids.
The measure is designed to allow the city to keep pace with ever-changing world of technology, in which more and more â€śbusinessâ€ť is conducted electronically instead of by paper.