HOLDEN ¨ PAXTON ¨ PRINCETON ¨ RUTLAND ¨ STERLING
Monday, February 12, 2001
Wachusett Regional High School
Committee Members present:
John Rokicki, Vice-Chairman Peter MacDonald
Paul Anderson Lorraine Neilan (7:07 PM)
Jeffrey Gibbs John Nunnari
Kimberly Ferguson Kathleen Singh (7:06 PM)
Sherry Horeanopoulos Rosemary Warren
Jane James Jeffrey Wentzell
Committee Members absent:
Duncan Leith, Chairman Paul James
Mary Copeland Kelly Maxwell
Kenneth Fensin Elizabeth Pape
Alfred D. Tutela, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools
Paul Soojian, Director of Operations
Mary Scott, Director of Administrative Services
Philip Campbell, Director of Student/Information Services
Susan Sullivan, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
Chairman Duncan Leith left the meeting at 7:05 PM.
Acting Chairman John Rokicki called the executive session to order at 7:05 PM.
The Superintendent updated the Committee on the status of negotiations with WREA. He presented the ceiling of 9% which had been authorized by the Committee and the WREA negotiating team rejected the offer, countering with 13 ½% over three years: 5½%/4½%/3½%.
There was brief discussion surrounding the employment climate as well as other contracts recently settled.
By consensus the Committee authorized the Superintendent to go as high as 10½%.
Motion: To adjourn.
Roll call vote:
(Motion passed 12-2)
The Committee returned to regular session at 7:21 PM.
Alfred D. Tutela, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools