BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF PLAINFIELDIN UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEYMINUTES of a
Meeting of the Board ofEducation Held on Tuesday, June 16, 2009A
Meeting of the Board of Education of the City of Plainfield was held this day in the Plainfield Board ofEducation Administration Building, auditorium. Notice had been provided to Board members and to the Courier-News, Star Ledger, Public Library, City Clerk, Plainfield Police Department, and posted in all Plainfield PublicSchools and the District’s website. The meeting was called to order at 6:40 p.m. by Mr. Gary L. Ottmann, BoardSecretary, and the following action took place:
I. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCEII. WELCOME
WELCOME to a Business Meeting of the Board of Education of the City of Plainfield. Members hope you will findthe meeting interesting and informative. We thank you for taking the time to attend. Please be advised that thisand all meetings of the Board are open to the media and public, consistent with the OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGSACT (Ch. 231 Laws of 1975), and that advance notice required therein has been provided to the Courier News andthe Star Ledger on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 for advertisement on Friday, May 29, 2009.
III. ROLL CALL
PRESENT ALSO PRESENTMs. Bridget Rivers, President, arr. 7:05p.m. Dr. Steve Gallon III, SuperintendentMr. Agurs Linward Cathcart Jr., Vice President Dr. Garnell BaileyMs. Patricia I. Barksdale Mr. Gary L. OttmannMrs. Wilma G. Campbell Mr. Raymond Hamlin, Esq.Mr. Martin P. Cox Ms. Nia Baskerville, arr. @ 7:15p.m.Mrs. Brenda L. GilbertMrs. Lisa Logan-Leach, arr. 6:42p.m.Ms. Katherine PetersonMr. Christian Estevez, absentThe following resolution was moved by Mr. Cox, seconded by Mr. Cathcart, and unanimously approved by theBoard:
WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A.10:4-11, permits the Board of Education to meet inclosed session to discuss certain matters, now therefore be itRESOLVED, the Board of Education adjourns to closed session to discuss:
Legaland be itFURTHER RESOLVED, the minutes of this closed session be made public when the need forconfidentiality no longer exists.
The Board of Education adjourned into its Executive Session at 6:41 p.m.