School board selects superintendent search firm

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF)- Hamilton County School Board selected Buffkin/Baker to search for the next superintendent for Hamilton county schools.

Buffkin/Baker was one of the three firms who previously presented why they should be the ones to find superintendent candidates.

Joe Smith says he felt the three firms were all providing very similar services but with very different price options.

Smith said Buffkin/Baker option c was what was most appealing to him.

The board or or designated would promote or make known the position, what except resumes and look at those and the ones that maybe we want to send on to him the vet he would do that for a fee of course at $2000 per person that we sent to him, said Smith.

The vote of option c was a 4-4 tie until Rhonda Thurman changed her vote from abstain to yes to pass 5-4.

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