PURSUANT TO SECTION 2.1-344.1 (A) OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA, I MOVE THAT THE BOARD CONVENE A CLOSED SESSION FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIC MATTER (S):
Chose one or more of the following:
A. The discussion of the performance of a division employee which is authorized by Section 2.1-344 (A) of the Code of Virginia.
B. The consideration of a recommendation for disciplining a student enrolled in the school division, as authorized by Section 2.1-344 (A) (2), of the Code of Virginia.
C. The discussion of the possible acquisition of a parcel of land as authorized by Section 2.1-344 (A) (3), of the Code of Virginia.
D. The investment of public funds, where competition is involved, which has not been publicly discussed at this time due to a possible adverse affect on the financial interest of the division, as authorized by Section 2.1-344 (A) (6) of the Code of Virginia.
E. The receipt of legal advice from legal counsel concerning probable litigation involving the division, as authorized by Section 2.1-344 (A) (7), of the Code of Virginia.
F. The discussion of honorary degrees or special awards, as authorized by Section 2.1-344 (A) (10), of the Code of Virginia.
G. The discussion of the adoption of a new standardized test for students in grades 1,3,5 and 7, as authorized by Section 2.1-344 (A) (11), of the Code of Virginia.
(NOTE: The above reasons are just a sample of the reasons that could be used to go into closed session. The full list of topics for closed session is located at Section 2.1-344 (A) (1-17) of the Code of Virginia.
CERTIFICATION OF CLOSED SESSION
WHEREAS, the Buena Vista City School Board has convened a closed session on this date pursuant to an affirmative recorded vote and in accordance with the provisions of The Virginia Freedom of Information Act; and
WHEREAS, Section 2.1-3.44.1 (D) of the Code of Virginia requires a certification by this school board that such closed session was conducted in conformity with Virginia law;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Buena Vista City School Board hereby certifies that, to the best of each member’s knowledge, (i) only public business matters lawfully exempted from open meeting requirements by Virginia law were discussed in the closed session to which this certification applies, and (ii) only such public business matters as were identified in the motion convening the closed session were heard, discussed or considered.
VOTE: (NOTE – Total number only in each category, names not required)
Note: for each nay vote, the reason for the departure from the requirements of the Act should be described by the member or members voting nay.
Clerk, Secretary of Buena Vista City School Board
Adopted: May 19, 2003