Jim Deckard http://wkms.org en Cuba Elementary Auction to Be Rescheduled http://wkms.org/post/cuba-elementary-auction-be-rescheduled <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Graves County Board of Education is looking to push back the sale of Cuba Elementary following a judge's decision to extend a timeline to rule on an emergency injunction to stop the sale.</span></p><p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:26:22 +0000 John Null 41219 at http://wkms.org Cuba Elementary Auction to Be Rescheduled Graves Residents File Emergency Injunction to Halt Cuba Elementary Sale http://wkms.org/post/graves-residents-file-emergency-injunction-halt-cuba-elementary-sale <p><span style="line-height: 32px; color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman', serif; font-size: medium;">The attorney representing the group of disgruntled residents suing the Graves County Board of Education has filed an emergency injunction to halt the sale of Cuba Elementary School.</span></p><p><font face="Times New Roman, serif" size="3" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal;"><span style="line-height: 32px;">Lexington attorney Jim Deckard filed the motion with the Franklin Circuit Court Friday calling for the court to prohibit the removal of school equipment tomorrow, June </span></font><font face="Times New Roman, serif" size="3" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal;"><span style="line-height: 32px;">3</span></font><font face="Times New Roman, serif" size="3" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal;"><span style="line-height: 32px;">, and the auctioning off of the school as surplus property June </span></font><font face="Times New Roman, serif" size="3" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal;"><span style="line-height: 32px;">18</span></font><font face="Times New Roman, serif" size="3" style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); line-height: normal;"><span style="line-height: 32px;">.&nbsp;</span></font></p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 21:02:52 +0000 Rob Canning 40997 at http://wkms.org Graves Residents File Emergency Injunction to Halt Cuba Elementary Sale Deckard Speaks Out About KY Attorney General Opinion on MSU Board's Social Gathering http://wkms.org/post/deckard-speaks-out-about-ky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-boards-social-gathering <p>Lexington Attorney, Jim Deckard stands by his request that the Murray State Board of Regents should declare votes cast the day after an illegal meeting null and void. Deckard requested the board take action in an initial complaint on March 22<sup>nd</sup> regarding a social gathering of six regents the night before the board’s quarterly meeting. Deckard, following a denial from MSU, issued an appeal to the Kentucky Attorney General on April 1<sup>st</sup>.<a href="http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-board-regents-violated-ky-open-meetings-law"> The Attorney General declared the social gathering of a quorum of regents illegal </a>because board business was discussed and there were no minutes taken at the illegal meeting.</p><p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:55:54 +0000 Chad Lampe 30743 at http://wkms.org Deckard Speaks Out About KY Attorney General Opinion on MSU Board's Social Gathering Kentucky Attorney General Opinion: MSU Board of Regents Violated KY Open Meetings Law http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-attorney-general-opinion-msu-board-regents-violated-ky-open-meetings-law <p>Kentucky’s Attorney General says the Murray State Board of Regents violated Kentucky’s open meetings law when a quorum of the board attended a social gathering at the home of Regent Sharon Green on March 14<sup>th</sup>. Lexington Attorney Jim Deckard sought the opinion after board Chairman Constantine Curris, through an attorney, denied allegations of an illegal meeting.</p><p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 16:29:11 +0000 Chad Lampe 30690 at http://wkms.org Kentucky Attorney General Opinion: MSU Board of Regents Violated KY Open Meetings Law Lexington Attorney Files MSU Open Meetings Complaint Appeal with Office of Attorney General http://wkms.org/post/lexington-attorney-files-msu-open-meetings-complaint-appeal-office-attorney-general <p>Lexington Attorney Jim Deckard is appealing the denial of his open meetings complaint with the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General. Deckard alleges that the Murray State Board of Regents violated Kentucky's open meetings law when a group of <a href="http://www.wkms.org/post/newspaper-editorials-and-msus-staff-congress-question-board-regents-social-gathering">five or six regents attended a social gathering </a>and casually discussed university business.&nbsp; The day following the social gathering the board held its quarterly meeting and, under the guise of other business, voted not to extend President Randy Dunn a new contract.</p><p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 18:26:01 +0000 Chad Lampe 30009 at http://wkms.org Lexington Attorney Files MSU Open Meetings Complaint Appeal with Office of Attorney General