Covert Schools

2:17 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

School tax dispute continues in Covert

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The company that owns the power plant in question says it has paid what it owes as determined by the state. But local officials beg to differ.
As local officials seek a financial lifeline for Covert Public Schools, they say the law is on their side in demanding that New Covert Generating Co. pay about $7 million in back taxes now, despite a Michigan Tax Tribunal ruling that would actually give the company a tax refund.
7:02 am
Wed August 7, 2013

Covert Schools seeking loan to keep schools open

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District facing cash flow problem because of tax ruling on the New Covert Generating Power Plant
COVERT - It appears Covert schools' fate rests on whether the district can secure a $2.5 million state loan against winter taxes.
6:32 am
Tue March 12, 2013

Covert Schools Superintendent to step down in summer

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Michael Alexander hints at rocky relationship with school board. Some board members say they didn't intend to renew his contract.
COVERT - Covert Schools Superintendent Michael Alexander will step down when his contract expires June 30.