LUSD School Board Terminates Superintendent Contract

The Lakeport Unified School District Board last night voted to end the superintendent’s contract. During a closed session, the board, which has three new members, to terminate the contract held by Superintendent April Leiferman. Board chair Dan Buffalo, Carly Alvord and Jen Hanson all voted “yes.” Board member Lori Holmes voted “no,” and Phil Kirby recused himself. Due to the state education code and Leiferman’s contract, termination without cause requires that she paid for a full year.