We could soon see how far the Wake County school board majority are willing to go to work with minority members.
As noted in today's article, Tuesday's board agenda includes a vote to form a superintendent search committee. The vote would authorize board chairman Ron Margiotta to appoint a committee chair and two additional committee members to handle the search.
The committee would be charged with the responsibility for developing a timeline and a recommendation for the processes that will be used to select an employ a permanent successor to Del Burns.
The question is who will be asked to serve on the committee. It's a given that members of the majority will hold at least two of the three seats. But will a member of the minority get the third seat?
School board member Kevin Hill has said he'd like to be on the search committee, noting his experience as an educator in Wake. But his relationship with Margiotta is strained at best.
School board member Carolyn Morrison could also serve as she too is a retired Wake educator. But Margiotta is not happy that Morrison revealed that the board had voted 5-4 in closed session to put Burns on administrative leave.
At least this time, all the board members will be asked to show in public how they stand on the Burns decision on Tuesday. If someone on the majority has second thoughts and doesn't ratify the prior decision, things could get interesting.