P.O. Box 429
Mt. Lake, MN 56159
How can Mt. Lake Public get its students to school the most efficiently and effectively? It’s a question that has probably been around ever since the first school bus rolled into town, many decades ago. And, in 2014, the Mt. Lake school board continues to ask that question.
This time, the board is getting expert help from the Watson
Consulting Group. Tom Watson submitted a five page report
that offered some interesting statistics and three options:
• Continue, as a district, to provide its own busing service.
• Explore a contract bus service provider.
• Assess a multi-district busing plan.
At this point, the board has made no decision on how to proceed. The school board is currently obtaining quotes (an advertisement seeking quotes appears elsewhere in this week’s Observer/Advocate) to help with its longrange
A timetable laid out by Watson showed that a board decision could occur on April 28. Watson’s report also offered a few facts about the school’s bus routes that raised a few eyebrows among the board and administration. The report shows that the average bus ride is 79 minutes, with the longest ride being 90 minutes.
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