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Wilson County Schools set to ask state to extend bus limits

By Kimberly Jordan kjordan@lebanondemocrat.com • Dec 15, 2015 at 2:11 PM

The Wilson County School Board will meet Monday to discuss several items on its agenda.

Director of Schools Tim Setterlund said there are a number of board policies that will be up for second reading and also bids for the system’s long distance service and for athletic lighting.

A resolution requesting that the state allow buses to operate more than 17 years is also on the agenda. This same resolution was addressed at a recent Lebanon Special School District meeting.

“We will probably talk more about construction at Carroll-Oakland Elementary School,” Setterlund said. There has been some discussion on this topic in recent months due to the overcrowding issues at the school.

“The county’s got a pretty significant bond debt, so their funds are limited, and we know that. [Construction at Carroll-Oakland] is our most desperate need so we will probably address that.”

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