BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF PLAINFIELDIN UNION COUNTY, NEW JERSEYMINUTES of a
Meeting of the Board of Education Held on Tuesday, July 17, 2007A
Meeting of the Board of Education of the City of Plainfield was held this day in the Clinton Schoolcafetorium. Notice had been provided to Board members and to the Courier-News, Star Ledger, Public Library,City Clerk, Comcast Cable Co., Plainfield Police Department, and posted in all Plainfield Public schools. Themeeting was called to order at 5:36 p.m. by Mr. Michael J. Donow, Interim Board Secretary, and the followingaction 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 willfind the 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 onTuesday, July 10, 2007 for advertisement on Saturday, July 14, 2007.
III. ROLL CALL
PRESENT ALSO PRESENTMs. Patricia I. Barksdale, President Mr. Peter E. Carter, Interim SuperintendentMs. Bridget Rivers, Vice President Mr. Michael J. DonowMr. Rasheed Abdul-Haqq Mr. Walter Rusak Mrs. Wilma G. Campbell Mr. Raymond HamlinMr. Martin P. Cox Mr. Terry RidleyLisa C. Logan-LeachMr. Christian EstevezMs. Vickey SheppardMr. Agurs Linward Cathcart, Jr., absent
The following resolution was moved by Mr. Cox, seconded by Ms. Sheppard, and unanimously approved by the Board:
WHEREAS, the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A.10:4-11, permits the Board of Education to meet in closedsession to discuss certain matters, now therefore be itRESOLVED, the Board of Education adjourns to closed session to discuss:1 matters rendered confidential by federal or state law2. pending or anticipated litigation or contract negotiations and/or matters of attorney-clientprivilegeand be itFURTHER RESOLVED, the minutes of this closed session be made public when the need for confidentiality nolonger exists.
The Board of Education adjourned into its executive session at 5:36 p.m.