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Gainesville School Board aborts vote on per diem fees
Subject could be re-examined during budget talks
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Gainesville School Board members came close this week to voting on whether to add voluntary per diem payments of $150 on top of their monthly $500 flat fee. The proposal was put in the form of a motion by Willie Mitchell and seconded by Sammy Smith. Just when Board Chairman Brett Mercer asked for a vote, John Filson spoke up.