04/20/2021 - 6:00PM - Board Meeting
Character Word for April: Sportsmanship
The meeting was called to order by the President at 6:02 p.m. The Board President, Ms. Elisa Ferrell; Vice President, Mr. Walker McGinnis; Mr. Carlos Mathews; Ms. Beth Wilder and Ms. Michelle Watkins were present for the meeting. A quorum was present. Also present were the Superintendent, Ms. Christie Finley and the School Board Attorney, Mr. Chris Pape.
The Moment of Silent Reflection was led by the President. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Dr. George Smith, Assessment and Accountability Department.
The following motion was made by Mr. McGinnis: I move that the Board go into executive session for the following reasons: to discuss with the Board’s attorney the legal ramifications of and legal options for pending litigation, and to discuss the consideration that the Board is willing to offer or accept for the purchase or sale of real property. The motion was seconded by Ms. Wilder, approved. In addition to the motion, second, and vote to go into executive session, the following will be made a part of the minutes as received from the school attorney, Chris Pape: I am aware of the content to be discussed and that the planned discussion is, in his opinion, in compliance with the Executive Session portions of the Alabama Open Meetings Act.
Ms. Ferrell stated, because this is the last item for tonight, the Board will not reconvene. No action will be taken, and the Board meeting will end the meeting immediately following the end of the executive session.