Regional School Committee 6-13-17

Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee: 6-13-2017

Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee: 6-13-2017

Joint Meeting of the AMHERST-PELHAM REGIONAL and UNION 26 School Committees 6:30 PM TUESDAY, June 13, 2017 Library, Amherst Regional High School AGENDA  Call to Order 6:30 p.m.  AEF Presentation 6:30 p.m.  Approve Minutes—May 18 and May 23, 2017 6:40 p.m.  Union 26 Vote on Contract for Assistant Superintendent Doreen Cunningham 6:45 p.m. Potential Motion: Move to approve the Assistant Superintendent appointment of Doreen Cunningham ADJOURN UNION 26  Announcements and Public Comment 6:50 p.m.  Interim Superintendent’s Update 7:00 p.m.  New and Continuing Business 1) Food Service Collection Policy (Vote) 7:20 p.m. Potential Motion: Move to approve the Policy JQA: Food Service Collection as presented. 2) LSSE/Pool Agreement Discussion 7:35 p.m. 3) Warrant Signing Procedure 7:55 p.m. 4) Use of Stabilization Funds (Vote) 8:10 p.m. Potential Motion: Move to approve payment of the following expenses out of the District’s capital stabilization fund for fiscal year 2017: 1. South East Campus Renovation Debt – Reimbursement to Town of Amherst $10,442 and 2. Middle School Reconstruction Debt—$76,500 for a total of $86,942 5) Designation of OPEB Funds (Vote) 8:15 p.m. Potential Motion: Move to designate the FY17 Medicare Part D reimbursement ($88,833) for the purpose of financing the District’s OPEB obligation. 6) UFCW Recognition Agreement (Vote) 8:25 p.m. Potential Motion: Move to accept the enclosed recognition agreement between the School Committees of Amherst, Pelham, and the Amherst-Pelham Regional School District and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, Local 1459. 7) Immigration Policy Implementation 8:35 p.m. 8) Community-Based Strategic Planning 8:45 p.m. 9) Subcommittee Assignments 9:05 p.m. 10) Bill S223FBRC (An Act Modernizing the Foundation Budget for the 21st Century)Discussion 9:15 p.m. 11) Accept Gifts (if any received) 9:25 p.m.  School Committee/Retreat Planning 9:35 p.m.  Adjourn to Executive Session according to MGL Chapter 30A, Section 21(a)(3) to discuss strategy with 9:45 p.m. respect to collective bargaining (UFCW) if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining position of the public body and the chair so declares.

Production Date: 
Tuesday, June 13, 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.


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May 10, 2018

The Regional School Committee meeting this past Tuesday was a popular one. The meeting itself was well attend and our video has been in high demand. Watch the video online and on cable on channel 15, and check out the Gazette's reporting.

Apr 17, 2018

Due to technical difficulties there was a delay in the finalizing and uploading of the video for the April 10th Amherst-Pelham Regional School Committee meeting. The video is now available!