Box 6, Folder 1, Document 16
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jw/ ~3 LOCAL EDUCATION COMMISSION
of Atlanta and Fulton County, Georgia
CHAIRMAN VICE CHAIRMAN SECRETARY-TREASURER
P. L. BARDIN Otis M. JACKSON W. KENNETH STRINGER
1440 BANK OF GEORGIA BUILDING 3121 MAPLE DRive, N.E. 1393 PEACHTREE STREET, N.E.
ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30303 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30305 ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30309
524-2626 237-4729 873-3578
LOCAL EDUCATION COMMISSION MESTING
December 5, 1966
The Local Education Commission met at 10:00 a.m. in the Conference
Room of the Fulton County Administration 3uilding with the following in
Commission Members ifr, Harry West (Represented
Mr. Alan Kiepper)
lr. P. L. Bardin Dr. Paul D. West
lr. J. H. Cawthon
ir. Earl Landers Consultant St.
Dr. John W. Letson
Mrs. Alan Ritter Dr. Truman Pierce
Mr. Leonard Robinson Mr. James Groton
Mr, Wallace H. Stewart Dr. Curtis Henson
ir. Kenneth Stringer
Minutes of the October 24, 1966 meeting were approved with one
correction: ifr. Jerry Wootan, not Mr, Alan Kiepper, represented Dr.
Paul West at the last meeting.
Dr. Pierce presented the proposed "Progress Report to the
Legislative Delegation from Dealb and Fulton Counties." As the report
was read, various points were discussed and clarified. Mr. James Groton
explained the section pertaining to the legal work which is presented
on pages 6-10.
It was pointed out that the study should state specifically the
procedure to follow in the selection of the new superintendent and the
procedures to follow until the official term of office of the two
superintendents have been fulfilled. Currently, one superintendent
is elected by the electorate for a specific term of office. The other
superintendent is appointed for a prescribed number of years.
Mr. Robinson made the motion that the report be received, that
Mr. Bardin be authorized to transmit it to the members of the legislature,
and that thanks be extended to Dr. Pierce for his good work. The
motion was seconded by Mrs. Alan Ritter and passed wnanimously.
Mr. Groton was instructed to draft a bill to extend the life
of the Commission for one year. ‘The Commission approved using the same
form as the 1966 bill, that the names of the Commission members
currently serving be included, that Dr. John Letson be authorized to
name a replacement for Dr. James Miller, and that the bill include a
section authorizing the Fulton County and Atlanta Joards of Education
to pay the cost of the Local Zducation Commission on a 40-60% ratio,
The bill from Dr. R. L. Johns in the amount of $231.18 for
consultant services, October 10 and 11, 1966, was approved for payment.
The Commission also approved that approval for employment of all
consultants and others carried with it authorization for payment for
The meeting was adjourned at 12:10 p.m.
Chairman Recording Secretary