Thursday, June 11, 2015
County Commission appoints Nodler, Beard, Gatz to Joplin R-8 Board
The appointments came despite a petition for a writ of mandamus filed Wednesday in Newton County Circuit Court, asking the court to rule that Jim Kimbrough should have already been seated on the board following a 3-2 vote at a May 29 special board meeting, which would have meant that there were never three vacancies and the decision should not have been forwarded to the Commission.
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