Schmitz resignation was accepted Monday evening by the Prairie Hills USD 113 Board of Education. Schmitz was the principle at the Wetmore Attendance Center for the past five years. Board President Ed Reznicek thanked Schmitz his service the last five years’
A lengthy discussion was held by the board concerning the request by a group of Bern area property owners to transfer their land to Nemaha Central USD 115. Superintendent Dennis Stones reported two USD 113 board members will be involved in preliminary discussions on the matter with USD 115.
The board position created by the death of Roger Brockhoff was also discussed. Jeff Demint is the only person to apply as of the meeting time. The deadline for applications was Wednesday. A special meeting will be held Tuesday evening to interview candidates. A decision will be made at that meeting.