Jefferson County
August 18, 2020 6:00 PM
Special Meeting: Executive Session
I. Call to Order
Rationale

The purpose of this meeting is for Board members to have discussions relating to pending and proposed litigation as permitted by KRS 61.810(1)(c) of the Kentucky Open Meetings Act. 

In light of the Governor having declared a state of emergency within the Commonwealth on March 6, 2020, as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and in compliance with guidance issued by the Executive Branch on March 12 and 16, 2020, regarding the conduct of meetings of state boards and commissions during the emergency period, this meeting will be conducted by video-teleconference and available for live public viewing at the following link: JCBE MEETING VIDEO

The guidance from the Executive Branch provides that all Kentucky Boards and Commissions take proper health precautions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and accordingly, with respect to the public attendance at meetings of said bodies, states “members of the public will only be able to view video-teleconferenced meetings remotely.”

Portions of the meeting will be closed to the public as provided for under KRS 61.810(1)(c) of the Open
Meetings Act.

Attachments
II. Enter into Executive Session Pursuant to KRS 61.810(1)(c)
Recommended Motion

A motion that the Board of Education conduct a closed session for the purpose of discussions relating to pending and proposed litigation as permitted by KRS 61.810(1)(c) of the Kentucky Open Meetings Act.

Actions Taken

Order #2020-108 - Motion Passed:  A motion that the Board of Education conduct a closed session for the purpose of discussions relating to pending and proposed litigation as permitted by KRS 61.810(1)(c) of the Kentucky Open Meetings Act passed with a motion by Mr. James Craig and a second by Mr. Joseph Marshall.

III. Adjourn from Executive Session
Recommended Motion

A motion that the Board of Education adjourn from Executive Session and return to Open Session

Actions Taken

Order #2020-109 - Motion Passed:  A motion that the Board of Education adjourn from Executive Session and return to Open Session passed with a motion by Mr. James Craig and a second by Dr. Corrie Shull.

Order #2020-110 - Motion Passed:  A motion that the Jefferson County Board of Education authorize Superintendent Marty Pollio to take all steps necessary, including the filing of legal action, to challenge the recent certification by the Jefferson County Clerk that a sufficient number of valid signatures of qualified Jefferson County voters were submitted to place the Board’s recent tax levy on the November election ballot for potential recall pursuant to KRS 132.017 passed with a motion by Mr. James Craig and a second by Dr. Christopher Kolb.

IV. Adjournment