Board of Education moves closer to filing lawsuit against commissioners
The Rowan-Salisbury School System’s Board of Education voted to ask Willis Whichard, a lawyer who has served both as an appellate judge and as a state legislator, to declare an impasse between the two groups.
If the impasse is granted the school board will have a five-day window to file a lawsuit.
“We believe we have exhausted our opportunities for dialogue and reaching agreement,” said Dr. Richard Miller, chairman of the Rowan County Board of Education.
The decision came after a joint meeting between commissioners and the board this morning, in which commissioners voted to finance $28.5 million for capital improvements to Rowan-Salisbury Schools.