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OPSB Special Board Meeting October 11, 2012

ORLEANS PARISH SCHOOL BOARD SPECIAL BOARD MEETING 3520 General DeGaulle Drive, Suite 4050 New Orleans, LA 70114 October 11, 2012 5:00 PM

The Orleans Parish School Board convened for a Special Board Business Meeting on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 3520 General DeGaulle Drive, Suite 4050, New Orleans, LA. Mrs. Lourdes Moran, Board Vice President, called the meeting to order at 5:03 PM. Board Roll Call: Mr. Ira Thomas, absent; Mrs. Cynthia Cade, absent, Mr. Brett Bonin, present; Mrs. Lourdes Moran, present; Mr. Seth Bloom, present; Mr. Woody Koppel, present, Mr. Thomas Robichaux, absent. Mr. Stan Smith, Interim Superintendent, present; Mr. Edward Morris, General Counsel served as parliamentarian. An audio recording of the meeting is available in the Board Office. ADOPTION OF THE AGENDA Motion to adopt the agenda was made by Brett Bonin and seconded by Woody Koppel. The motion passed unanimously. ACTION ITEMS: The Orleans Parish Board is asked to accept the following action items: Motion by Thomas Robichaux to dispense with the reading of the policies 

Action Item No. 1: Approval of Nominations for the Master Plan Oversight Committee Recommendation: That the Orleans Parish School Board approves the recommended nominations for the Master Plan Oversight Committee. Orleans Parish School Board selects a nominee from the local universities for an individual experienced in construction management and/or value engineering and approves said nomination along with the remaining nominations for the Master Plan Oversight Committee. Motion to approve Nominations for the Master Plan Oversight Committee was made by Brett Bonin, and seconded by Seth Bloom. The motion passed with 4 Ayes and 0 Nays.

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OPSB Special Board Meeting October 11, 2012

Board member Brett Bonin made a friendly amendment to the recommendation to nominate Alexandra Stroud as the point person for the local universities for an individual experienced in construction management and/or value engineering. Motion to approve the friendly amendment was made by Woody Koppel and seconded Seth Bloom. The motion passed with 4 Ayes and 0 Nays. YEAS: Lourdes Moran, Woody Koppel, Brett Bonin, Seth Bloom NAYS: None ABSENT: Thomas Robichaux Ira Thomas, Cynthia Cade ABSTENTIONS: None RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION:

Time: 5:07pm

Litigation Matters:

1. Orleans Parish School Board v. Lexington Insurance Company, et al., CDC No. 2006-7342. Insurance Litigation; Request for Settlement Approval. RECONVENE FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION/ROLL CALL: Mr. Ira Thomas, Sr. Mr. Brett Bonin Mr. Seth Bloom Mr. Thomas Robichaux

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Mrs. Cynthia Cade Mrs. Lourdes Moran Mr. Woody Koppel

Time: 5:21pm

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REPORT ON EXECUTIVE SESSION Litigation Matters: 1. Orleans Parish School Board v. Lexington Insurance Company, et al., CDC No. 2006-7342. Insurance Litigation; Request for Settlement Approval. Motion to approve the Request for Settlement was made by Woody Koppel and seconded by Brett Bonin. The motion passed with 4 Yeas and 0 Nays. ADJOURNMENT On motion by Woody Koppel, the Orleans Parish School Board adjourned at 5:30pm

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