Amherst-Pelham & Union 26 School Committees 2-14-17

Amherst-Pelham & Union 26 School Committees 2-14-17

Title: 
Amherst-Pelham & Union 26 School Committees 2-14-17
Description: 

A Joint Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL and UNION 26 School Committees
6:30 PM
TUESDAY, February 14, 2017
Library, Amherst Regional High School
AGENDA
 Welcome and Call to Order 6:30 p.m.
 Approve Minutes—February 8, 2017; open meeting portion of minutes from July 13 & 20 and August 1 & 9 6:35 p.m.
 Announcements and Public Comment 6:40 p.m.
 Interim Superintendent’s Update 6:50 p.m.
 New and Continuing Business
1) Update on Superintendent Search Process 7:00 p.m.
ADJOURN UNION 26
2) Water Testing Update 7:15 p.m.
3) Immigration Resolution (first read) 7:25 pm
4) School Choice Vote 7:40 p.m.
Proposed Motion: Move to remain a school choice district for the 2017-2018 school year.
5) Four Town Meeting Report 7:50 p.m.
6) FY17 Assessment Revote 8:10 p.m.
Proposed Motion: To revise FY17 operating budget assessments as shown below:
Town Initial FY17 Assessment E&D Giveback Revised FY17 Assessment
Amherst $15,196,144 $(162,498) $15,033,646
Pelham $1,125,782 $(13,314) $1,112,468
Leverett $1,522,460 $(16,023) $1,506,437
Shutesbury $1,700,340 $(18,165) $1,682,175
Total $19,544,726 $(210,000) $19,334,726
7) Surplus Materials Policy First Read 8:15 pm
8) Second Quarter Budget Update 8:25 p.m.
9) Sabbatical Requests Vote 8:35 p.m.
Proposed Motion: Move to support the sabbatical request of John Bechtold, ARHS teacher, for
the 2017-2018 school year.
10) Accept Gifts (if any received) 8:45 p.m.
 School Committee Planning 8:50 p.m.
 Adjourn 9:00 p.m.

Production Date: 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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.