• SC Executive Session Minutes 10/30/13


    EXECUTIVE SESSION

    SHARON PUBLIC SCHOOLS

    School Committee Meeting

    Wednesday, October 30, 2013

    Sharon Middle School

    75 Mountain Street

    Sharon, MA 02067

    Present: Katie Currul-Dykeman, John Hitter (left at 8:15 p.m.), Marcy Kaplan, Laura Salomons, Emily Smith-Lee

    Absent: Veronica Wiseman

    Also Present: Tim Farmer, Glenn Brand

    E. Smith-Lee asked for a motion to adjourn Open Session and enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining and a pending grievance with the intent not to return to Open Session.

    MOTION: (Salomons/Hitter) Moved to adjourn Open Session and enter into Executive Session for the purpose of discussing collective bargaining and a pending grievance with the intent not to return to Open Session.

    Yes vote: Currul-Dykeman, Hitter, Kaplan, Salomons, Smith-Lee

    Executive Session was convened at 9:05 p.m.

    Grievance

    T. Farmer updated the Committee on a SMS Level 3 grievance. The grievance will come before the School Committee at a meeting in November (11/6 or 11/20). The Committee will be provided with materials prior to the agreed upon meeting date.

    T. Farmer and Attorney Beach have a scheduled being at the Dept. of Labor – re: issue with ratification of IA contract.

    STA Negotiations

    T. Farmer updated the Committee on the STA negotiations. Among others, areas discussed during negotiations included:

    • evaluations

    • Home/School Communications

    • job descriptions (Early Childhood Coordinator & SMS SPED Coordinator)

    Next Steps

    Lawyers meet to collaborate on a Memorandum of Agreement, with possible vote by S.C. in December.

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

    MOTION: (Salomons/Kaplan) Moved to adjourn Executive Session.

    Yes vote: Currul-Dykeman, Kaplan, Salomons, Smith-Lee

    Executive Session was adjourned at 8:30 p.m.

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

    Back-up Materials for the September 18, 2013 meeting

    • copy of correspondence re: level 3 grievance