Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committees 10-24-17

Joint Union & Amherst Pelham Regional School Committees 10-24-17

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Joint Meeting of the UNION 26, AMHERST and AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL School Committees
6:30 PM
TUESDAY, October 24, 2017
Library, Amherst Regional High School
21 Mattoon Street
Amherst, MA 01002
NOTE: This meeting is broadcast live, and taped for later broadcast, by Amherst Media.
AGENDA
(All times are approximate)
 Call to Order and Approve Minutes of October 10, 2017 6:30 p.m.
 REGIONAL SC: Call to order and enter Executive Session in accordance with Open Meeting Law, MGL c. 30A, Section
21(a) pursuant to Purpose 2 to conduct strategy session in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel, Michael
Morris AND Purpose 3 to discuss strategy with respect to litigation, lead water suit, because the Chair finds that an open
meeting may have a detrimental effect on the litigation position of the Committee.
 UNION 26 SC: Call to order and enter Executive Session in accordance with Open Meeting Law, MGL c. 30A, Section
21(a) pursuant to Purpose 2 to conduct strategy session in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel, Michael
Morris (not to return to open session).
 Announcements and Public Comment 7:00 p.m.
 Subcommittee Updates 7:10 p.m.
 Audit Subcommittee
 Budget Subcommittee
 Contract Negotiating Team
 Data Trends Subcommittee
 Policy Subcommittee
 School Equity Task Force
 The Collaborative Representative
 Recreation Working Group
 SEPAC
 Regional Assessment Working Group
 Amherst Media Liaison
 Joint Committee Item: Master Architect Agreement FR Roof, WW Boiler & ARMS Roof 7:25 p.m.
Possible Motion: Move to award the designer contract for RFQ-R-18-01 to Gale Associates, Inc.
ADJOURN AMHERST
 Interim Superintendent’s Update 7:35 p.m.
 Chair’s Report 7:45 p.m.
 New and Continuing Business
1) Food Service Update 7:55 p.m.
2) Regional Assessment Working Group Update 8:10 p.m.
3) Budget Guidance Goals Review 8:20 p.m.
4) Strategic Planning Process 8:40 p.m.
5) School Committees Protocols 8:55 p.m.
6) Accept Gifts 9:20 p.m.
 School Committee Planning 9:25 p.m.
 Adjourn 9:30 p.m.

Production Date: 
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Amherst School Committee

The Amherst School Committee is responsible for the operations of the elementary schools, Pre-K to 6, which serve students from the Town of Amherst. These schools include Crocker Farm, Fort River, Marks Meadow, and Wildwood.

Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee

The Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee is responsible for the operations of the secondary schools, 7-12, which serve students from the Towns of Amherst, Pelham, Leverett and Shutesbury.

The secondary schools include Amherst Regional Middle School and Amherst Regional High School.