SC Executive Session Minutes 10/30/13
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.
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.
T. Farmer updated the Committee on the STA negotiations. Among others, areas discussed during negotiations included:
• Home/School Communications
• job descriptions (Early Childhood Coordinator & SMS SPED Coordinator)
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