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Fired business manager sues Plum school board, district

| Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:00 a.m

The former Plum School District business manager filed a lawsuit against the school board and the district Wednesday, claiming he was improperly fired.

The school board voted unanimously last month to fire Mark Lukacs, 54, accusing him of incompetence, neglect of duty and violations of school law. The lawsuit claims that the board violated the state’s Sunshine Law by deliberating about his employment behind closed doors even after Lukacs requested the discussion be made public.

Lukacs, who had been suspended without pay since October, is seeking back pay and monetary damages, and to have all actions taken by the board in his case voided. Lukacs was hired in 2000.

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