Cheney council OKs AmeriCorps spots
Keri MacDonald awarded municipal clerk’s certification
In the only action item on a light agenda Tuesday night, Cheney’s City Council approved authorizing Mayor Tom Trulove to sign a memorandum of understanding with Educational Service District 101 to create two AmeriCorps position for the 2013-2014 school year. Both positions will be in the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.
Parks and Recreation Director Paul Simmons originally presented a proposal for five AmeriCorps positions to the council back in May. Budget cuts to ESD101 trimmed that back to two, he said.
Each position requires 1,700 hours, minimum of 36 hours per week, be put i...