Appointment of Peterson to school board rescinded
Jerry Peterson was appointed to the Pine River-Backus School Board in December, but that appointment was rescinded first thing at the board’s reorganizational meeting Monday, Jan. 7.
Board Chair Garny Gaffey reported that rescinding was the recommendation of the board’s legal counsel, as the appointment violated Minnesota state statute.
Peterson was still on the PR-B School Board when he was appointed to replace the position vacated by Jim Palmer, who resigned in November.
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