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Fox 31 Denver: Jeffco school board hires solo superintendent candidate on 3-2 vote
The Jefferson County Schools Board of Education voted Tuesday night to make Daniel McMinimee the next superintendent. It was not a unanimous decision and one that came with a lot of controversy. The board’s vote was 3-2 to hire the only candidate it presented for the job. The board then went on to debate the five-year contract at a salary of $280,000 per year. Members decided to take up the contract again at the next meeting, so the hiring won’t actually be final until the contract is approved.

Denver Post: Jeffco Schools board OKs hiring of Daniel McMinimee by 3-2 vote
A badly divided Jefferson County Schools board on Tuesday night hired Daniel McMinimee as the next superintendent of the state's second-largest school district, as audience members howled in protest and hurled catcalls toward the dais.

7 News Denver: Jeffco Schools votes to hire Daniel McMinimee as next superintendent
The Jefferson County Board of Education passed a motion Tuesday by a 3-2 vote to hire Daniel McMinimee as the next superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools.The decision is pending contract approval which won't be finalized until the board's next meeting on June 5.