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Hearing held on school board lawsuit

By Eddie West

Staff Writer

A date has been set in connection with the school board’s chancery court lawsuit involving passage of the County Financial Management System of 1981.

Also, the county’s Financial Management Committee, established to set rules and regulations and oversee the county’s newly formed Department of Finance and hiring of a county director of finance, can continue to meet.

It’s the outcome of court proceedings which came before Chancery Court Judge C.K. Smith during a restraining order hearing in the case which was held in Hartsville Friday.

The case is set to come before Judge Smith on December 28-29 in Lebanon.

Filed in chancery court on November 17, the lawsuit alleges numerous Tennessee open meeting violations. 

With the exception of the school system, all county offices are operating through the Fiscal Control Acts of 1957, through which funds are recorded and dispersed.

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1 Comment

  1. Michelle on December 5, 2023 at 5:28 pm

    I don’t know why the school board is getting involved when people have been to them about bullying in the school and they turn on deaf’s ear. Clean your on back door out first.

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