• SC Executvie Session Minutes 06/18/2014



    School Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, June 18, 2014

    Sharon Middle School

    75 Mountain Street

    Sharon, MA 02067

    Present: Katie Currul-Dykeman, Jon Hitter, Marcy Kaplan, Laura Salomons, Emily Smith-Lee

    Also Present: Tim Farmer, Glenn Brand, Attorney Harry Beach

    Absent: Veronica Wiseman

    MOTION: (Salomons/Kaplan) Moved to adjourn Open Session to enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing litigation and other legal matters. Yes vote: Currul-Dykeman, Hitter, Kaplan, Salomons, Smith-Lee

    Executive Session was convened at 8:55p.m.

    Legal Correspondence

    A letter received from Pinkham Busny, LLP, the legal firm representing the Director of Student Services, was reviewed and discussed. Attorney Beach will share this letter with the President of the Sharon Teachers’ Association. T. Farmer stated that the investigative report will be submitted soon.

    Department of Labor

    The Committee was updated on a recent meeting with the DOL and STA regarding a former instructional assistant. Attorney Beach recommends a $5,000 settlement contingent upon the former employee sign a legal document that contains conditions for the settlement. T. Farmer asked the Committee to approve the settlement as recommended by legal counsel. Reserve funds from the 2014 budget would be used for the settlement payment. It was the consensus of the Committee to move forward with finalizing the settlement.

    There being no further Executive Session business, E. Smith-Lee asked for a motion to adjourn Executive Session.

    MOTION: (Hitter/Kapln) Moved to adjourn Executive Session. Yes vote: Currul-Dykeman, Hitter, Kaplan, Salomons, Smith-Lee

    Executive Session was adjourned at 9:22 p.m.

    Submitted on behalf of the School Committee by: Helen Campanario, Recording Secretary to the School Committee