OISD Board Briefs

The Olney ISD Board of Trustees in April reported enrollment at 711 with an average daily attendance through March 31 of 646 students. At its April 22 meeting, the Board discussed providing free meals to all students in the 2024-25 school year. OISD Superintendent Dr. Greg Roach and Chief Operating Officer Tim Orsak provided details of the 2024-25 Community Eligibility Provision Report pertaining to free meals.

City Council Briefs

The Olney City Council approved an ordinance that updated the City’s Water Conservation and Drought Contingency Plan at its April 22 meeting, and discussed ways to remind citizens about the ongoing drought declaration. The City has been under a Phase 1 drought declaration since May of 2022, when the water level in Lake Cooper dropped below an elevation of 1,135 feet.