LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DISTRICT

810 WEST MARKHAM STREET

LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS

 

 

MINUTES

SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

April 28, 2003

 

The Board of Directors of the Little Rock School District held a special session at
5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 28, 2003, in the Boardroom of the Administration Building,
810 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas.President Judy Magness presided.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:

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Judy Magness

Tony Rose

Larry Berkley

Mike Daugherty

Baker Kurrus

Katherine Mitchell

Sue Strickland

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

 

None

 

 

ALSO PRESENT:

 

††††††††††† Beverly Griffin, Recorder of Minutes

 

 

I.††††††††† CALL TO ORDER

 

President Judy Magness called the special meeting to order at 5:32 p.m. and stipulated a quorum without roll call.All members of the Board were present.

 

 

II.†††††††† PURPOSE OF THE MEETING

 

The special meeting was called for the purpose of conducting an executive session to discuss personnel matters.


 

III.††††††† ACTION:

 

Mr. Berkley made a motion to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters.Mr. Rose seconded the motion and it carried unanimously.The Board returned from executive session at 6:10 p.m. and reported that no action was taken in closed session.

 

Mr. Rose proposed that the Board conduct a search for the next superintendent without contracting with a search firm.They briefly reviewed the timeline for publicizing the superintendentís position and agreed by consensus to review options for advertising in local newspapers and national publications.Ms. Griffin agreed to follow-up on resources available through the National and Arkansas School Boardís Associations.

 

Mr. Rose agreed to head up the Boardís search team, and he was asked to provide a quick, but realistic timeline for the process.Tentatively, the Board agreed to be prepared to conduct interviews by the end of May and name a Superintendent by the first part of June.It was agreed that there was no reason to appoint an interim superintendent.

 

IV.†††††† ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 6:15 p.m. on a motion by Mr. Rose, seconded by Mr. Berkley.

 

 

 

 

APPROVED:_††† 05-22-03†††††† __†††††††††††††††††††††††† Originals Signed by:

††††††††††††††††††††††† Judy Magness, President

Larry Berkley, Secretary