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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The St. Joseph Catholic Orphan Society voted overwhelmingly Wednesday night to approve resolutions installing a new board, the board chairman said.
Thurman Senn, speaking to reporters who were barred from the special meeting of the society, said 224 members voted for the resolutions, 5 opposed and 2 abstained.
The resolutions ratified actions taken earlier this year that ushered out the 1,400-member society's longstanding board.
Senn, who is a defendant in a Jefferson Circuit Court lawsuit over who controls the board, said his attorneys will file a motion to dismiss the case in the coming weeks.
"It is my fervent hope that the people who are suing will decide it is not in the best interest of the children to keep fighting in the courts," Senn said.
William Walsh, an attorney for the defendants, could not immediately reached for comment. He had previously said his clients weren't planning to attend, saying they questioned the meeting's legitimacy.
Earlier this week, a Jefferson Circuit Court judge denied a request by the plaintiffs in the suit -- a group that includes the board members ousted in February -- to cancel the meeting.
The makeup of the board had been in flux since August 2012, when the trustees didn't get enough votes to remove a board member accused of sexually harassing staff members. At least a dozen board members resigned in the wake of that vote.
WDRB.com reported last month that an independent consultant had recommended that the board ask for the trustee, Earl Hartlage, to resign in 2008 because of a harassment allegation.
Hartlage, a former Jefferson County commissioner, remained on the board. He has called the allegations against him "untrue" and "baseless."
Tuesday, April 15 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-15 20:22:22 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear said Tuesday he believes the Legislative Ethics Commission should re-open the inquiry into alleged ethics violations against former state Rep. JohnMore >>
Governor says ethics commission members should be present and reconsider action on Democratic state lawmaker accused of sexually harassing staffers.More >>
Friday, April 4 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-04-04 22:19:31 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – A group of eastern Jefferson County residents are suing Louisville Metro government and several developers, arguing that the city planning commission's approval of a FedEx distributionMore >>
Residents are asking for recent planning commission decisions, including a proposed FedEx distribution center, to be ruled "null and void."More >>
Sunday, March 30 2014 6:00 AM EDT2014-03-30 10:00:07 GMT
Leaders say the project will help revitalize western Louisville. But Walmart's agreement with the city fails to answer key questions about the types of jobs that will be created and how hiring goals will be measured.More >>
Leaders say the project will help revitalize western Louisville. But Wal-Mart's agreement with the city fails to answer key questions about the types of jobs that will be created and how hiring goals will be measured. More >>
Tuesday, March 25 2014 9:51 PM EDT2014-03-26 01:51:17 GMT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Franklin Circuit court judge has ruled that the developers of the Bluegrass Pipeline cannot use eminent domain to secure private land to build the pipeline. Developers hadMore >>
A Franklin Circuit court judge ruled that the developers of the natural gas liquids pipeline cannot condemn land to secure easements for the project. More >>