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MDUSD board to meet in closed session Wednesday regarding settlement agreements with former superintendent and general counsel

By Theresa Harrington
Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 at 7:19 pm in Uncategorized.

The Mt. Diablo school board will hold a special closed session meeting at 3 p.m. Wednesday to act on settlement agreements with former Superintendent Steven Lawrence and former General Counsel Greg Rolen, among other items. The public is invited to comment before the meeting in the district office at 1936 Carlotta Drive in Concord. The board expects to report out its actions after the closed session.

Here is the agenda:

“1.0 Call to Order
1.1 President will call the meeting to order Info

1.2 Pledge of Allegiance and Roll Call Info

2.0 Public Comment
2.1 The public may address the Board concerning items that are scheduled for discussion during closed session only. These presentations are limited to three minutes each, or a total of thirty minutes for all speakers or the three minute limit may be shortened. Speakers are not allowed to yield their time. Info

3.0 Adjourn to Closed Session

3.1 Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release/Complaint Action

3.2 Public employee appointment: To consider the process for the appointment and other appropriate issues relative to the appointment of Interim Superintendent Action

3.3 Approve Separation Agreement of General Counsel Action

3.4 Approve Separation Agreement of Superintendent Action

3.5 Existing Litigation – Craig Blyeth v. MDUSD Contra Costa Superior Court, (Action No. C12-1854) Action

4.0 Report of Closed Session

4.1 Report out on Closed Session Info

5.0 Adjournment
5.1 Adjourn meeting Info”

Do you believe the board should discuss the process for the appointment of an interim superintendent in open session?

3:26 p.m. UPDATE: Four board members are present. Here is audio from the first portion of the meeting: http://www.mdusd.org/boe/Documents/audio/2013/05082013part1.mp3

Board President Cheryl Hansen said she anticipates reporting out of closed session by 5 or 6 p.m.

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  • District Teacher

    Is there, or will there be, a transcript or recording of the public parts of this meeting? I’d like to know what was reported out.

  • Theresa Harrington

    There will not be a transcript, but there will be an audio recording posted online at: http://www.mdusd.org/boe/Pages/boe-sam.aspx.

  • Theresa Harrington

    Please note that I have posted the link to the audio of the first part of the meeting above. Four board members are present and there was no public comment.

  • District Teacher

    Thanks, Part Two, posted later, was helpful.