Centennial's Legislative Priorities Presented

January 25, 2019
Representative Runbeck speaking at the event
Representative Linda Runbeck speaks to the audience of parents, community members, and staff.

Centennial staff presented three legislative priorities to Senator Roger Chamberlain and Representatives Linda Runbeck and Nolan West.

Priorities are:

  • Legislation on increasing the funding formula by 3% to reflect the growing cost of doing business. (Presented by Patrick Chaffey, Executive Director of Business Services)
  • Legislation on equalizing levy dollars. (Presented by Bruce Woznak, Teacher at Rice Lake Elementary and President of the Centennial Education Association; Dan Melde, Director of Human Resources; and Scott Johnson, Executive Director of Teaching and Learning)
  • Legislation on controlling the districts' costs of providing special education services. (Presented by Kathy Zwonitzer, Director of Student Services)

Superintendent Brian Dietz and Christopher Meng, a junior at Centennial High School, also spoke. Suzy Guthmueller, School Board Chair, was the emcee. Parents, community members, and staff attended.