Howard withdraws resignation; Board OK's it
After a conditional resignation and much discussion in the community, local school chief Scott Howard has decided to remain as superintendent with the Butler County School District. That decision was made official earlier tonight at a called meeting of the Butler County Board of Education . At the meeting Howard withdrew his resignation and the Board unanimously approved that decision.
Howard read a letter to the board asking to withdraw his resignation effective September 21, 2012. Howard said he made the decision in haste and apologized for hardships he caused the board. Delbert Johnson made the motion to allow Howard to withdraw his resignation and Amy Hood-Hooten second the motion, and the board approved 4-0.
Superintendent Howard had announced plans to resign at a September 6 meeting, citing a desire to spend more time with his family and his readiness for a new challenge as contributing factor. The initial resignation was to become effected September 30 but was contingent upon his transfer to a position as an administrator in the Butler County School District. Board members accepted Howard's resignation and had announced plans to hire an interim superintendent for up to nine months.
The board also approved the BCMS Mum sale and the food service indirect cost indirect cost reimbursement.