LaMotte Proposes Limit to Garcia Presidency
Hillel Aron | January 10, 2013
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What would a monthly school board meeting be without at least one shot across the bow from one board member to another? According to the just-released morning agenda for the Tuesday January 15 meeting (see here), board member Marguerite LaMotte will introduce a resolution limiting the School board President’s term to two consecutive years.
Currently, the position of president is chosen by the 7-member school board and voted on every year.
The LaMotte resolution is likely a dig at current President Monica Garcia, who’s in the middle of her sixth consecutive year as president, and running for re-election in the Eastiside’s District 2. LaMotte and Garcia frequently argue with each other at board meetings.
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