June 9, 2003
Board of Directors of the Little Rock School District held a special session at
5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 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 5:30 p.m. and stipulated a quorum without roll
call. Six members of the Board were
Dr. Daugherty was absent.
II. PURPOSE OF THE MEETING
The special meeting was called for the purpose of convening an executive session to continue discussing candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools.
Ms. Strickland made a motion to go into executive session to discuss personnel matters. Mr. Berkley seconded the motion and it carried 6-0. The Board returned from executive session at 5:50 p.m. and reported that no action was taken in closed session.
Ms. Magness announced that the Board had considered appointing an interim or acting superintendent to serve until a permanent selection can be made. No votes were taken, and no final decision was made pending a discussion with the individual the Board would like to appoint to serve as interim.
Mr. Rose announced that the selection process is continuing and the Board had decided to slow the process to await the results of background research on the candidates named previously as finalists. Volunteers from the business community have committed to assist in finding the best possible candidate for our Superintendency.
The Board discussed meeting again on Tuesday, June 17, 2003 for the purpose of conducting employee hearings. That meeting will begin at 5:00 p.m.
There being no further business before the Board,
the meeting adjourned at
5:55 p.m. on a motion by Mr. Rose, seconded by Mr. Berkley.
APPROVED: _ 06-26-03 __ Originals Signed by:
Judy Magness, President
Larry Berkley, Secretary