Nevada City school closure committee holds first meeting |

Nevada City school closure committee holds first meeting

A “7-11” committee set up to research closing Nevada City Elementary or Gold Run Elementary met for the first time Wednesday.

No action was taken, but members discussed a timeline for their report, which must be presented to the Nevada City school board the first week in May.

The name “7-11” refers to the size of the group, which must include between seven and 11 members.

Committee members will do their own research on the implications of closing each school and will work with an outside meeting facilitator.

Members of the committee include: Principals Kate Wiley of Gold Run and Teena Corker of NCE; certificated staffers Sherry Chargin of Gold Run and Kathryn Weston of NCE; classified staffers Darcy Van Son of Gold Run and Liz Coray of NCE; parents Tina Olsen of Gold Run and Coryn Lake of NCE.

Community representative Jim Adams of the Nevada City Rotary and district custodial supervisor John Wintersteen are also on the committee.

The next meeting is tentatively scheduled for March 25.

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