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October 19, 2021 Attorney-Client Session(s)

The School Board of Brevard County met in attorney client sessions on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.  Notice of the sessions was advertised in the Thursday, October 14, 2021 edition of The Eagle, Ad #4934620. An affadavit of publication is available in the Board office.

Opening Exercises
1. Opening - Case No. 05-2018-CA-055208

Acting Chair Matt Susin recognized Attorney Paul Gibbs.

 

Mr. Gibbs stated that on behalf of Attorney Mike Bowling, he was notifying the Board that advice was needed regarding the pending litigation styled Lenora West vs. the School Board of Brevard County, Florida, Case No. 05-2019-CA-055208 pursuant to Section 286.011 (8) of Florida Statutes to discuss settlement and strategy related to litigation in this case. It was duly noticed as required by statutes and a court reporter was present.  The reporter's notes will be fully transcribed and filed with the School Board Clerk.  Upon conclusion of the litigation the notes will become public record.

2. Opening - Case No. 0613-0163

Acting Chair Matt Susin recognized Attorney Paul Gibbs.

 

Attorney Gibbs notified the Board on behalf of Attorney William Rogner, that advice was needed regarding the pending worker's compensation case styled Brian Order v The School Board of Brevard County, Florida, Case No. 0613-0163. Pursuant to Section 286.011 (8), Florida Statutes, Attorney Gibbs requested a session with the Board for the sole purpose of discussing settlement negotiations and strategy in regards to the worker's compensation case. 

 

Attorney Gibbs explained that he asked the Board's Clerk to advertise the date, time and names of persons attending.  Only the Superintendent or designee, Board members and legal counsel can be present.  A court reporter was present to record the session as required by statute.  Notes will be fully transcribed and filed with the Board Clerk.  Upon conclusion of the worker's compensation case, the transcript will be made public record. 

Roll Call
3. Individuals Present

The following individuals were present for Lenora West v. The School Board of Brevard County, Florida, Case No. 05-2018-CA-055208:

Board Members

  • Matt Susin
  • Katye Campbell
  • Jennifer Jenkins
  • Cheryl McDougall

Superintendent

  • Dr. Mark Mullins

Attorneys

  • Paul Gibbs
  • Mike Bowling 

The following individuals were present for Brian Order v The School Board of Brevard County, Florida, Case No. 0613-0163

  • Matt Susin
  • Katye Campbell
  • Jennifer Jenkins
  • Cheryl McDougall

Superintendent

  • Dr. Mark Mullins

Attorneys

  • Paul Gibbs
  • William Rogner 
Pledge of Allegiance
Order of Business
4. Litigation - Lenora West v The School Board of Brevard County Case No. 05-2018-CA-055208

Acting Chair Susin acknowledged Attorney Gibbs' request and announced the Attorney-Client Session commencement time.  He also announced the estimated time to be no more than one hour and announced the names of individuals present.  He called for a brief recess to be followed by the Attorney-Client Session.  The meeting began at 11:00 a.m.

5. Worker's Compensation - Brian Order v The School Board of Brevard County, Florida, Case No. 0613-10613

Acting Chair Susin acknowledged Attorney Gibbs' request and announced the Attorney-Client Session commencement time.  He also announced the estimated time to be no more than one hour and announced the names of individuals present.  He called for a brief recess to be followed by the Attorney-Client Session.  The meeting began at 11:11 a.m.

Closing Remarks
Adjournment
6. Adjournment

Acting Chair Susin adjourned the attorney-client session of Lenora West v the School Board of Brevard County, Florida, Case No. 05-2018-CA-055208 at 11:06 a.m.

 

Acting Chair Susin adjourned the attorney-client session of Brian Ordner v The School Board of Brevard County, Florida, Case No. 0613-0613 at 11:17 a.m.

Chairman: ___________________________________ Secretary: ___________________________________
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