School board to decide whether to move forward with concealed carry policy

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After weeks of asking questions, Powell school board members must soon come up with an answer. The board will decide Wednesday whether to move forward with developing a new policy to allow trained school staff to carry concealed firearms. Leading up to the decision, the Park County School District No. 1 Board of Trustees has discussed the issue at length, held a public forum and surveyed parents, staff and the community. Last week, trustees met with the district’s attorney Scott Kolpitcke and Powell Police Chief Roy Eckerdt. That included more than an hour in a closed-door executive session to discuss legal ramifications of a possible concealed weapons policy. The meeting then continued in open session, as Kolpitcke and Eckerdt answered...

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School board to decide whether to move forward with concealed carry policy

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