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School Board of Clay County
Teacher Inservice Center, 2233 Village Square Parkway, Fleming Island, FL
November 2, 2023 - School Board Organization Meeting
Date: Nov 02 2023 (6:00 p.m.)
Invocation  (Pastor Robert Bass, Celebration Church, Orange Park Campus)
Pledge of Allegiance
Call to Order  (Present: Erin Skipper, District 1; Mary Bolla, District 2, Beth Clark, District 3; Michele Hanson, District 4; Ashley Gilhousen, District 5; Superintendent David Broskie)
Swearing-In Ceremony  (None - not an election year)
Organization of the School Board
1. Elect School Board Chair

Mary Bolla nominated Ashley Gilhousen.

Erin Skipper nominated Michele Hanson.

With no further nominations, the floor was closed for Chair and a verbal vote was taken.

Voting Aye for Ashley Gilhousen: Ashley Gilhousen, Mary Bolla, Beth Clark

Voting Aye for Michele Hanson: Michele Hanson, Erin Skipper

Ashley Gilhousen was elected Chair by a 3-2 vote.

2. Elect School Board Vice Chair

Ashley Gilhousen nominated Mary Bolla.

Erin Skipper nominated Beth Clark.

With no further nominations, the floor was closed vor Vice-Chair and a verbal vote was taken.

Voting Aye for Mary Bolla: Mary Bolla, Beth Clark, Ashley Gilhousen 

Mary Bolla was elected Vice-Chair by a 3-2 vote.

Superintendent Broskie presented Ashley Gilhousen with a token of appreciation for serving as Board Chair for the past year.

With the Organization of the Board complete, newly re-elected Chair, Ashley Gilhousen, presided over the remainder of the meeting.

3. Establish Date and Time of Meetings

Mary Bolla made a motion, seconded by Erin Skipper, to approve the Superintendent's recommendation:

That the Board establish meeting dates and times for Regular School Board meetings for the period December 2023 through November 2024 as the first Thursday of each month with the exception of the July meeting, due to the July 4th holiday, being held on Thursday, June 27, 2024.  All meetings will be held at 6:00 p.m. at Fleming Island High School in the Teacher Inservice Center.

Motion carried 5-0.

The board may consider holding workshops in the evening hours to allow citizens to more easily attend.  Discussion on this proposal will be held at a future workshop.

4. Authorize Payment of Bonds for School Board Chair and Vice-Chair

Motion to approve by Michele Hanson, seconded by Beth Clark.

Motion carried 5-0.

5. Bank Resolutions Due to Change of School Board Chair and Vice-Chair

Due to the re-election of the current Chair and Vice-Chair, this item was not required and no vote was taken.

Adjournment  (6:15 p.m.)
Superintendent of Schools School Board Chair