PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES
LOCKWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT #26
YELLOWSTONE COUNTY, BILLINGS, MT
Special Meeting


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TUESDAY MAY 4, 2004  - FRIDAY MAY 7, 2004
FEDERAL COURTHOUSE
316 NORTH 26TH STREET, BILLINGS, MT  59101

The Board of Trustees for Lockwood Schools is required via court order to be present at the Federal Courthouse for the purpose of a jury trial for the lawsuit listed below. 

Cause No. CV 01-183-BLG-RFC:  Joe C. McCracken and Leah K. McCracken (Plaintiffs) versus Lockwood School District #26, and Trustees:  Robert Guenther, Tom Neujahr, Gayle Walker, Teresa Stroebe, and Becky Webber, individually and in their individual capacities as Trustees of Lockwood School District #26.  (Defendants)

CALL TO ORDER

Chairman Tim Trafford called the special meeting to order at approximately 12:45 p.m.  Trustees present were Robert Guenther, Rebecca Webber, Teresa Stroebe, Gayle Walker, Greg Bochy, Jim Painter, and Tim Trafford.  Past trustee Tom Neujahr, District Clerk Diane Brook, and Superintendent Eileen Johnson, Attorney Bobbi Frazer, Attorney Ken Tolliver, Attorney Martha Sheehy, and Joe and Leah McCracken were also present.

Mr. Trafford led the pledge of allegiance.

The trial started at 1:00 p.m., May 4, 2004, continued each day until it concluded May 7, 2004, at approximately 5:25 p.m. 

The special board meeting was continued from day to day until the conclusion of the trial.

The court transcript of the trial proceedings, which will be on file at the Federal Courthouse, provides documentation and serves as minutes of this special meeting.

ADJOURN

The meeting was adjourned at approximately 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 7, 2004.

 

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         Timothy Trafford, Chairman                            Diane M. Brook, District Clerk

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