On Friday, October 18, after hours of waiting for a counterproposal, Park County RE-2 Superintendent Joe Torrez and board members read a statement from the District, as their counter offer to SPEA’s offer. The District rejected SPEA’s proposal for a neutral third-party fact finder, which would bring transparency to the District’s finances and the Park County community. They offered a counterproposal decidedly different and regressive than what SPEA offered. The District refused to schedule a meeting to review any input SPEA may have for the new proposal and walked out as SPEA tried to engage them in conversation. This was a “take it or leave it” ultimatum.
Original Association language is in black font. Blue and strike through is District deletions. Blue text is District additions. Green highlights? We don’t know. The District left the room without explanation. The proposals are below: