A proposed reduction in force of 112 employees of BISD did not take place last night when the needed votes were not cast. Trustee Woodrow Reece was the only board member to vote for the cuts. Trustee Mike Neil voted against. Trustees Gwen Ambres, Zenobia Bush, Terry Williams, and Janice Broussard abstained. Trustees Tom Neild was not at last night’s meeting. The board voted 5-1 to close AustinMiddle School. Those students will be transferred to KingMiddle School. The board will meet again next Monday.