Tag: Jill Long

Cowley College dignitaries take part in Sumner groundbreaking ceremony

WELLINGTON — The dream is becoming a reality. Through hard work and vision from numerous individuals, the groundbreaking ceremony for Cowley College’s Sumner County campus took place Oct. 11 in Wellington. The location of the future campus is east of Walmart, along U.S. 160. Due to recent rain, the groundbreaking […]

Regnier’s seat on Board of Trustees to remain vacant through election

A replacement for former Cowley College trustee Sid Regnier has not yet been named, nor will a new trustee be appointed before the completion of the fall elections. Regnier resigned his post March 13, 2017, with more than two years left in his term. Twenty-one weeks now have passed since […]

Cowley College trustees to attend KOMA training, replace Regnier

Following the recent resignation of Cowley College Trustee Sid Regnier, the college does not yet have a plan for refilling his seat on the college’s Board of Trustees. “With respect to filling the currently vacant position on the Cowley College Board of Trustees, the trustees plan to deliberate on the […]

Deadline extended for Cowley College Board of Trustees KOMA training

The deadline for mandatory Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA) legal training has been extended for the Cowley College Board of Trustees. The original completion date was set for Sept. 15, 2016, but that since has been extended to May 31. This mandatory training was the result of the board’s actions […]

Jill Long formally appointed to Cowley College Board of Trustees

Jill Long, of Winfield, was appointed formally to serve on the Cowley College Board of Trustees during its monthly meeting Aug. 8 in the McAtee Dining Center. David Andreas, the board’s legal counsel, administered the oath of office. After Long’s installation, she was appointed to serve as a voting delegate […]

Long reappointed as Cowley College trustee

The Cowley College Board of Trustees today reappointed Winfield business owner Jill Long as the newest trustee in a show of hands during a special meeting. The board voted 5-0 to appoint Long. Trustee Brian Sanderholm was absent from the meeting. Prior to re-voting on the matter, the board had […]

County attorney: Cowley College broke KOMA law

Cowley County Attorney Christopher Smith has confirmed that a violation of the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA) did occur during the July 18 meeting of the Cowley College Board of Trustees. In a letter addressed to the college’s legal counsel, David Andreas, Smith explains his findings. “After reading contemporaneous news […]

Cowley College Board of Trustees to vote again

In a communication today from Cowley College President Dennis Rittle, Board of Trustees chair Bob Juden requested a special meeting to be held to consider a “board of trustee vacancy.” This meeting was announced July 20, following media reports of alleged illegal board action during the July 18 meeting, involving […]

Cowley board selects new trustee in apparent KOMA violation

Winfield business owner Jill Long was named the newest Cowley College trustee in an apparently illegal action July 18 by the college’s Board of Trustees. The board of trustees cast their votes by secret ballot, a clear violation of the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA). The secret vote was called […]

College board of trustees interviews four candidates

The Cowley College Board of Trustees interviewed four candidates Tuesday afternoon for an open trustee seat in a special meeting that was open to the public. The interviews originally were set to be held in an executive session. However, questions were raised about the legality of the interviews taking place […]