Ann Arbor Public Schools Board of Education regular meeting (December 16, 2016): Westerman Preschool, 2775 Boardwalk
The Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) Board of Education (BOE) trustees will meet in executive session at 6:00 PM this evening, citing attorney/client privilege. Executive sessions are closed to the public.
The regular meeting will begin at 6:15 PM. The trustees are holding the meeting to try once again to fill the vacant seat left after Donna Lasinski resigned on November 16. They reached an impasse at the December 14 meeting. The two candidates who the trustees were deadlocked on, Deb Mexicotte and Steve Norton, have since withdrawn their candidacies.
Since Board President Deb Mexicotte withdrew her candidacy, she will preside over the procedure and will act as a voting member.
The board candidate selection will be the focus of this meeting. The seat needs to be filled by the end of day to keep it from being moved to the purview of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District (WISD). The trustees will go over the procedure they will use to vote, there is the opportunity for discussion and deliberation, then they will vote to appoint a trustee to fill the vacant seat. Once that vote takes place, the new trustee will take the oath of office and be sworn in immediately.
Public commentary will follow the trustee selection.
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