Millage Information Session
Superintendent Brian Davis will host office hours (online and in-person) to answer your questions about the August 4 Millage Request from Holland Public Schools.
Get your questions about the Millage Election answered by Superintendent Brian Davis:
July 7, 1 pm - in person *
July 7, 7 pm - Zoom **
July 9, 8 am - in person*
July 13, 4 pm - Zoom **
July 16, 11 am - Zoom**
July 21, 6 pm - in person*
*In person meetings will be held in the Board Training Room in the District Administration Building.
Meeting ID: 950 4799 6507
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