Friday, August 24, 2012

Greene County Extension Council Meets Aug. 27 to Begin Budget Process for 2013

Members of the Greene County Extension Council will conduct their regular monthly public meeting starting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 27 in the large classroom at the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, 2400 South Scenic Avenue, Springfield, Mo. The Botanical Center is home to the Greene County Extension Center.

The full agenda for the meeting, as well as minutes from the previous month’s meeting, can be found online at under the “plans and reports” tab.

This month’s agenda will include discussion of the new Greene County Extension sponsorship program, the new television campaign, various proposals related to challenges being faced due to budget cuts, and the proposed 2013 budget to submit to the Greene County Commission.

The county extension council, comprised of both elected and appointed citizens, is a full partner with Missouri's land-grant universities to deliver high-quality education and research-based information that helps people solve real-world problems and take advantage of opportunities.

Council members work with extension specialists to provide county educational programs, manage finances of local extension operations, provide personnel to carry out extension activities, and elect and organize the local extension council


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