To Censure or not to Censure

An interesting email circulating among School Board members:

Requested Meeting
william c. hanson
This message was sent with High importance.
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2010 10:37 AM
School Board
kathleen a. kaufman
We received a request to schedule a Special Meeting and are reviewing it with our attorneys.
The meeting is not on the schedule for next week. As you know, it is our normal practice when scheduling a special board meeting to poll board members regarding availability. In addition, it is also generally our practice to group board meetings together, for example scheduling a special board meeting on the same night we have a regular committee meeting or a regular school board meeting.

Bill Hanson
CFO/Executive Director of Business Services
ISD 709 – Duluth Public Schools
215 North 1st Ave East
Duluth, MN 55802


October 21, 2010

Independent School District 709
215 N 1st Av. E.
Duluth, MN 55802

The following School Board members request a Special Meeting of the ISD 709 school board on Tuesday October 26 at 6:30 at the regular board meeting room at HOCHS.

The agenda of this meeting will be to censure the presiding Chairperson due to misconduct and dereliction of duty at the October 19, 2010 regular board meeting.

This is under the authority of School Board By-Laws 9070 and 9070.

Art Johnston, 4th District Member

Gary Glass, Member at Large

Tom Kasper, Member at Large

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