The Bridgeport Board of Education held their regular monthly meeting on Monday October 12th at 7:00 p.m. All board members were present along with the administration, Ryan Amateis and Ms. Vonnie Brown. The board had one action item and that was to consider refinancing the school bonds to save the district 395K over the next 19 years. The board approved this possibility if the rate continues to hover around 2%. Currently the district is getting 3%.
The County Commissioners met in regular session on Tues., Oct. 13, with Commissioner Batterman absent. After the approval of the agenda and minutes of the previous meeting, correspondences were read and claims approved.
It was Bridgeport versus the Hemingford Bobcats and the Morrill Lions at the Morrill Triangular on Tuesday, September 22 and the Bridgeport Lady Bulldogs, in their second consecutive Tri, swept the competition away, this time taking both games in just two sets apiece.
Members of the Bridgeport FFA, Bridgeport Girl Scouts, and Bridgeport Tree Board met in the East City Park on Saturday morning to take ad vantage of the cool weather as they prepared to plant several trees throughout the city.
Colorado company Renner Sport Surface has been busy for the better part of two weeks in Bridgeport at the old, dilapidated tennis courts. Some time ago, the old courts’ flooring had been torn up and pieced apart to whomever wanted to drag it away. The tennis courts then sat empty and unusable for years and had become quite an eye sore to the public. With generous community donations and two local grants obtained by the City of Bridgeport for this project late this summer, the city council gave the go-ahead for the rehabilitation project to proceed.