Agenda Plus
School Board of Clay County
District Office Accounts Payable Conference Room, 814 Walnut Street, Green Cove Springs
February 26, 2019 - School Board Special Meeting
Date: Feb 26 2019 (10:30 a.m.)
Call to Order  (Present: Janice Kerekes, District 1; Carol Studdard, District 2; Tina Bullock, District 3; Mary Bolla, District 4; Ashley Gilhousen, District 5; and Superintendent Addison Davis. )
Agenda Items
1. Approval of Resolution 19-12 Designating and Commissioning School Safety Officer and Establishing the School Board of Clay County, Florida Police Department
19-12 Resolution Desig and Commissioning SBCC Police Force.pdf

The following citizens were present and spoke, expressing various concerns about the school district creating its own police force.

  • Patricia Lee 
  • Nancy Howell
  • Brandye  Orr 
  • Dimitra Copeland
  • Brian Wigal
  • Bob Turnage
  • Russell Benez
  • Dustin Elrod 

Board discussion followed in which Mrs. Gilhousen expressed her reservations about moving forward at this time.  However, the majority of the Board felt this was the right decision.  It was noted that this decision was made at the Board's Regular meeting on February 7, 2019, and that the proposed Resolution is needed as part of the application process with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. 

Chair Carol Studdard stated in her comments that Superintendent Davis will address many of the concerns in a Press Conference at noon today at Fleming Island High School in the main lobby.


Motion to approve
Vote Results ( Approved )
Motion: Janice Kerekes
Second: Tina Bullock
Janice Kerekes - Aye
Carol Studdard - Aye
Ashley Gilhousen - Nay
Mary Bolla - Aye
Tina Bullock - Aye
Presentations from the Audience
Superintendent Comments
School Board Comments
Adjournment  (11:15 a.m.)
Superintendent of Schools School Board Chairman