THE SCHOOL BOARD OF

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA

MINUTES, JUNE 1, 2005

The School Board of Escambia County, Florida, convened in Special Meeting at 9:00 a.m., in the Superintendentís Conference Room, at the Dr. Vernon McDaniel Building, 215 West Garden Street, Pensacola, Florida, with the following present:

Chairman:†††††††††††††††††††† Mr. Gary L. Bergosh (not present)

Vice Chairman:†††††††††††† Mrs. Patty Hightower (not present)

Board Members:†††††††††† Mrs. Cary Stidham

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Dr. Charles E. Glover, Sr.

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Mr. Pete Gindl†

School Board General Counsel:††††††† Mrs. Ellen Odom

uperintendent of Schools:†††††††††††††† Mr. Norm Ross, Deputy Superintendent (represented Mr. Jim Paul)

Those present convened in Executive Session to discuss litigate issue in reference to Vanette Webb v. School Board of Escambia County, 1st Judicial Court Case 1999 CA 002031.†

[NOTE: Mr. Leo Thomas, Special Counsel to the Board, Mr. Clay Mitchell, Special Counsel to the Board, and Ms. Patti Hitchcock, Court Reporter, were also in attendance for this Executive Session.]

††††† Attest:†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Approved:

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Superintendent†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chairman