THE SCHOOL BOARD OF

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, FLORIDA

MINUTES, NOVEMBER 4, 2003

The School Board of Escambia County, Florida, opened a Special Meeting at 3:00 p.m., in the Superintendentís Conference Room, at the Dr. Vernon McDaniel (Administration) Building, 215 West Garden Street, Pensacola, Florida, with the following present:

††††††††††† Chair:†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Ms. Linda Finkelstein ††††††††††††††† Vice Chair:†††††† Mrs. Cary Stidham

††††††††††† Board Members:†††††††††† Mrs. Carissa Bergosh

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Mr. Ronnie Clark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dr. John DeWitt

††††††††††† School Board Attorney:††††††††††††† Mr. Francisco M. Negron, Jr.

††††††††††† Superintendent of Schools:†††††††† Mr. Jim Paul

Those present convened in Executive Session for the purpose of evaluating claims or offers of compromise of claims filed with the District Risk Management Program pursuant to Section 768.28(15)(c), Florida Statutes, regarding District Claim No. 02 000 28 000.†

[NOTE: Mr. Steven J. Baker, Attorney, and Ms. Patty Hitchcock, Court Reporter, were also in attendance for this Executive Session.]

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

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Superintendent††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Chair