Monday, June 11, 2012

Southbridge School Committee Agenda June 12, 2012

LOCATION: Robert G. MacKinnon Council Chambers
DATE: Tuesday, June 12, 2012
TIME: 7:00 PM
I. Pledge of Allegiance
II. Public Input
III. Meeting Called to Order
IV. Roll Call

V. Consent Items
A. Warrant #43 in the amount of $240,463.98
VI. Approval of Minutes
1. Regular School committee—May 22, 2012
VII. Reports
1. Representative of the Student Advisory Committee
VIII. Presentations
A. Southbridge Curriculum Alignment Team for Mathematics
1. Ms. Tammy Perreault, Director of Mathematics (K-12)
2. Team Members: Ms. Emily Mantineo, Ms. Allison Rossi, Ms.
   Margaret Sbordy, Ms. Dana Juozaitis, Ms. Maria Murray, Ms.
                   Endsley Koch, Mr. Michael Silvestri, Mr. Steve Bousquet, Ms.
   Pamela Abate, Mr. Brian Calnan, Ms. Shanna Haire
B. Southbridge Curriculum Mapping Team for English Language Arts
1. Ms. Karen Ryan, Director of English Language Arts
2. Team Members: Ms. Courtney Currie, Ms. Kathleen
C. Special Education Update
1. Mr. Michael Meyer, Director of Special Education
2. Team Members: Ms. Melissa Zappulla, Mr. Jon Weinberg
   Eric D. Ely, MS Ed Superintendent of Schools
   Terry Wiggin Business Manager
IX. Report of the Superintendent
X. Report of Business Manager
A. Financial Report for Fiscal Year 2012
XI. School Committee Actions
A. Moved that the Southbridge School Committee approve the changes in
   central office staff base salaries and titles as proposed by the School
                   Business Manager.
B. Moved that the Southbridge School Committee authorize the School
   Business Manager to purchase a new van via state contract pricing in an
   amount not to exceed $32,000; and further that said van will be financed
   by a three-year lease to be paid for from food service revolving fund
                   monies, said lease to come back to the School Committee for approval
   before the purchase agreement and lease agreement can be finalized and
   signed by the School Business Manager.
XII. Unfinished Business
A. District Reconfiguration-Updated progress
B. Ad-hoc committee update-Maintenance Department
C. Accelerated Improvement Plan
D. Changes in Central Office Staff Base Salaries/Titles
XIII. New Business
A. The next regular School Committee meeting will be held on June 25, 2012,
   Council Chambers.
XIV. School Committee Reports – FY’12
A. Curriculum Subcommittee
B. Policy Subcommittee
C. Budget, Facilities and Transportation Subcommittee
D. Collective Bargaining Subcommittee
XV. Executive Session
A. Vote to go into executive session to:
   1. Discuss strategy with respect to collective bargaining for
   union and nonunion personnel or litigation to the extent that an open
   meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigation
   position of the governmental body pursuant to Chapter 30A, Section 21,
   Part 3.
B. Roll Call
C. Vote to conclude executive session and return to open session
D. Roll Call
XVI. Open Session
A. Adjournment

Items listed on the agenda are those items anticipated by the Chair that may be discussed at the
meeting. Not all items on the agenda may be reached by the Committee, and other items may be
added to the agenda at the discretion of the Chair or at the request of the Committee. In addition, the
Committee at any time may go into executive session, as authorized by the Open Meeting Law.



  1. I wonder when they will vote on moving money from whatever account(s) to the legal fees account? I think we all know that they have spent WAY over the amount they planned for the year...

  2. Maybe BB can help pay for it since he's at fault for most of the legal fees anyway, in my opinion.


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