The Jefferson County School Board will likely call on Mayor-elect Greg Fischer for advice as it searches for a new superintendent for Jefferson County Public Schools.
In a meeting this week, the board gave its approval to ask search consultants to submit proposals to help the board with the selection process.
Board Chairwoman Debbie Wesslund, who represents the 3rd District, defeated two opponents to win another term. District 1 incumbent Diane Porter, who was appointed to the post this year to succeed the retiring Ann Elmore, defeated three opponents.
Six candidates for two contested seats on the Jefferson County Board of Education met for a debate Monday night.
Among the questions asked of the candidates was how they would work with the next mayor.