WACHUSETT REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

HOLDEN PAXTON PRINCETON RUTLAND STERLING

 

Minutes

 

Executive Session

Monday, February 12, 2001

7:05 p.m.

 

Media Center

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

Sarah Jordan

David Lowenthal

 

Committee Members absent:

 

Duncan Leith, Chairman Paul James

Mary Copeland Kelly Maxwell

Kenneth Fensin Elizabeth Pape

 

Administration present:

 

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 % over three years: 5%/4%/3%.

 

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 10%.

 

Motion: To adjourn.

 

(S. Horeanopoulos)

(J. Gibbs)

 

Roll call vote:

In favor:

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Kimberly Ferguson

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Sarah Jordan

Peter MacDonald

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Rosemary Warren

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

 

David Lowenthal

Kathleen Singh

 

(Motion passed 12-2)

 

The Committee returned to regular session at 7:21 PM.

 

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Alfred D. Tutela, Ph.D.

Superintendent of Schools

 

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