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SDBAB will hold hearings on proposed Palmyra-Eagle dissolution

Thursday, October 31, 2019

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DPI Media Line, (608) 266-3559

MADISON — The School District Boundary Appeals Board (SDBAB) will conduct four hearings to collect public testimony related to School District Boundary Appeal No. 2020-02, Palmyra-Eagle Area School District Dissolution, as provided under Wis. Stat. sec. 117.10. Invited speakers will have the first opportunity to testify, followed by other members of the public. Written comments received no later than Dec. 5 will be given the same consideration as testimony presented at a hearing. A dedicated email address will be created to receive written comments and will posted on the DPI's webpage relating to the dissolution decision, https://dpi.wi.gov/sms/palmyra-eagle-dissolution.

At an orientation meeting prior to the first hearing, SDBAB members will have the opportunity to hear information from Department of Public Instruction staff and to make initial process-related decisions. The law requires the SDBAB to issue a decision on the proposed dissolution before January 15, 2020.

Proceedings related to proposed Palmyra-Eagle Area School District dissolution

 

  • Public hearing (preceded by SDBAB member orientation)
    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019
    2:00 – 3:00 p.m. — SDBAB member orientation
    3:30 – 5:30 p.m. — Invited speakers (Palmyra-Eagle Area School District), public testimony
    6:30 – 9:30 p.m. — Public testimony
    Palmyra-Eagle High School Gymnasium
    123 Burr Oak St, Palmyra, Wis.
  • Public hearing
    Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019
    3:30 – 5:30 p.m. — Invited speakers (Palmyra-Eagle Area School District staff), public testimony
    6:30 – 9:30 p.m. — Invited speakers (Palmyra-Eagle Area School District staff), public testimony
    Eagle Elementary School Gymnasium
    810 East Main Street, Eagle, WI
  • Public hearing
    Thursday, Nov. 21, 2019
    3:30 – 5:30 p.m. — Invited speakers (surrounding districts), public testimony
    6:30 – 9:30 p.m. — Invited speakers (surrounding districts), public testimony
    Palmyra-Eagle High School Community Center
    123 Burr Oak St, Palmyra, Wis.
  • Public hearing
    Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019
    3:30 – 5:30 p.m. — Public testimony
    6:30 – 9:30 p.m. — Public testimony
    Palmyra-Eagle High School Community Center
    123 Burr Oak St, Palmyra, Wis.

Meeting sites are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. Any person requiring other special accommodations because of a disability should contact Janice Zmrazek at (608) 266-2803 in advance of the hearing date. The hearing schedule is also posted at https://dpi.wi.gov/sms/palmyra-eagle-dissolution/hearing-info.

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