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Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Fairfax School Board Meeting Becomes Heated

Credit: 23ABC News | Bakersfield
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Fairfax School Board Meeting Becomes Heated
Fairfax School Board Meeting Becomes Heated

FAIRFAX SCHOOL DISTRICTBOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING HELDTO DISCUSS THERECENT GRAND JURY REPORT THATINDICATED THE BOARD WASDYSFUNCTIONAL -- AMID CLAIMS OFBULLYING FROM OTHER BOARDMEMBERS AND THE PUBLIC.TONIGHT'S MEETING WAS INTENSE ATTHE BEGINNING-- ASMORE AND MORE MEMBERS OF THEPUBLIC CALLED ON BOARD PRESIDENTPALMER MOLAND TO RESIGN AMIDHARASSMENT AND BULLYINGALLEGATIONS.THE BOARD RECENTLY HIRED ANINVESTIGATIVE FIRM TO LOOKINTO THE ALLEGATIONS AGAINSTMOLAND.THE FIRM PRESENTED ITS FINDINGSTO THE BOARD ANDCALLED ON TRUSTEES TO FORMALLYCENSURE ORREBUKE HIM, BUT MOLAND, ALONGWITH TRUSTEES JOSE LUIS TAPIAAND ALMA RIOS, THREW OUT APROPOSED CENSURE RESOLUTION..AND TODAY THE MOTION TO CENSUREDID NOTPASS AGAIN."I SAY NO.

HE SAID HE DOESNTWANT TO GIVEA VOTE.

IF THE MEMBERS OF THEPUBLIC CAN PLEASE NOT INTERJECTYOUNEED TO BE QUITE AS WE ALLOW THEBOARD MEMBER TO SPEAK.

WOULD YOULIKE TOVOTE OR WOULD YOU LIKE MORETIME.

I VOTE NO"NOW A RECALL IS BEING ORGANIZEDBY THE PUBLITHE BOARD HAS 90 DAYS TO RESPONDTO THE GRAND JURIESRECOMMENDATIONS.THEY PLAN TO DISCUSS HOW THEYWILL MOVE FORWARD ATTHEIR NEXT MEETING.

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