The Denver Post: The elected board overseeing the Douglas County School District rejected a settlement agreement that would have acknowledged several members violated Colorado’s open meetings law when they discussed replacing the former superintendent.
The board voted 4-3 Monday evening to reject the agreement that would have settled claims made by state Rep. Bob Marshall. The Democratic lawmaker filed a lawsuit last year alleging the four members of the board’s conservative majority violated state statute by holding a series of private one-on-one meetings last year to discuss replacing former Superintendent Corey Wise.
The lawsuit now heads toward trial, which may cost the district $500,000.
Visit The Denver Post for more.