SC Executvie Session Minutes 06/18/2014
SHARON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
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.
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