July 29, 2003
Board of Directors of the Little Rock School District held a special session at
6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 29, 2003, in the Boardroom of the Administration Building,
810 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas. President Judy Magness presided.
Beverly Griffin, Recorder of Minutes
I. CALL TO ORDER
President Judy Magness called the special meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. and stipulated a quorum without roll call. All members of the Board were present.
II. PURPOSE OF THE MEETING
The meeting was called for the purpose of discussing the possibility of hiring an Interim Superintendent for the LRSD.
Mr. Rose made a motion to convene an executive session for the purpose of discussing personnel issues and to interview Dr. Morris Holmes. Dr. Mitchell seconded the motion, and it carried unanimously.
The Board returned from executive session at 8:40 p.m. Mr. Kurrus moved to offer the position of interim superintendent for one year to Dr. Morris Holmes. Dr. Mitchell seconded the motion, and it carried unanimously.
Ms. Magness reported that Dr. Holmes had agreed to accept the position, pending the negotiation of details including salary and benefits. She noted that Dr. Holmes is highly regarded in the community, has a fine reputation of excellent “people skills” and management abilities.
There being no further business before the Board,
the meeting adjourned at
8:50 p.m. on a motion by Mr. Berkley, seconded by Ms. Strickland.
APPROVED: _ 08-28-03 __ Originals Signed by:
Judy Magness, President
Larry Berkley, Secretary