Central City School Board Petitioning Recall of Several Members


Petitions for the recall of two CentralCity School Board members have received the necessary amount of signatures.

Over 500 signatures were gathered insupport of recalling Board President Dale Palser and Board Secretary Steve Belitz.

The matter will now go to voters in anelection.

The central Nebraska community hasbeen in turmoil since the April firing of football coach Darin Garfield.

Recent school board meetings have beenfilled with people demanding his reinstatement.

Organizers are now mounting a petitioneffort to remove Kent Malm from the school board as well, beginning Thursday August15th.

Public signing opportunities will be held at thedowntown gazebo Thursday and Friday evenings Aug 15th & 16th from 6 p.m. to8 p.m. and Saturday August 17th from 9 a.m. until noon. All registered votersin the Central City school district may participate