special meeting

A special called meeting of the Board of Directors of Benton County School District will be held June 21, 2021 05:30 PM at the Office of the Superintendent 231 Court Street, Ashland, MS 38603

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, access to the meeting room will be limited to a total of ten occupants. To comply with the Mississippi Open Meetings Act (MS Code Section 25-41-1 et seq.) members of the public may join the Zoom meeting link established for this meeting. The Zoom login information is posted on ourwebsite:

The subjects to be discussed or considered or upon which any formal action may be taken are as listed below. Items do not have to be taken in the order shown on this meeting notice.

Unless removed from the consent agenda and placed under discussion/action, items identified within the consent agenda will be acted on at one time with no discussion.

1. Call to Order

2. Adoption of Agenda

3. Discussion/Action Items

3.1. Public Comments Regarding HFAC Assistant Principal Position

3.2. Discussion of Recommendation for HFAC Assistant Principal

3.3. Letters of Resignation

3.4. Approval of Memorandum of Agreement with Smith Sparks, School Finance Consultant

4. Adjourn

If, during the course of the meeting, discussion of any item on the agenda should be held in executive session, the Board will conduct an executive session in accordance with the Mississippi Open Meetings Act (MS Code Section 25-41-1 et seq.). Before any executive session is convened, the presiding officer will announce publicly that the Board is going into executive session and give the reasons therefore. All final votes, actions, or decisions will be announced in open meeting.

The notice for this meeting was posted in compliance with the Mississippi Open Meetings Act on 6/17/2021

Candace Sanders

Clerk for the Board of Directors

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