WACHUSETT REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

HOLDEN PAXTON PRINCETON RUTLAND STERLING

Minutes

Special Meeting #211 Tuesday, January 23, 2001

7:00 PM

Media Center

Wachusett Regional High School

 

Members present:

Duncan Leith, Chairman Paul James

John Rokicki, Vice-chairman Sarah Jordan

Paul Anderson Kelly Maxwell

Mary Copeland (7:26 PM) Lorraine Neilan

Kenneth Fensin John Nunnari (8:26 PM)

Kimberly Ferguson Elizabeth Pape

Jeffrey Gibbs Kathleen Singh

Sherry Horeanopoulos Jeffrey Wentzell

Jane James (8:25 PM)

Members absent:

David Lowenthal Rosemary Warren

Administration present:

Alfred D. Tutela, Ph.D., Superintendent of Schools

Paul Soojian, Director of Operations

Philip Campbell, Director of Student/Information Services

Susan Sullivan, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent

Thomas Pandiscio, Principal Wachusett Regional High School

Others present:

Linda Lehans, The Landmark

Richard Halloran, Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Susan Staudaher, Sterling Meetinghouse News

Douglas Briggs, Selectman Rutland

Debbie Croucher, Sterling

Jean Theurkauf, Sterling

Bob Rauh, Rutland

Bonnie Shayler, Sterling

Steve Kelly, S. Kelly & Associates

Edith Morgan, Princeton

Ruth Briggs, Rutland

I. Call to Order

II. Architect Presentation

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Kimberly Ferguson

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Paul James

Sarah Jordan

Kelly Maxwell

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Elizabeth Pape

Kathleen Singh

Jeffrey Wentzell

Part 1: To continue planning for option #2

(L. Neilan)

(K. Singh)

Roll Call Vote:

In favor:

Kimberly Ferguson

Lorraine Neilan

Kathleen Singh

Opposed:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Paul James

Sarah Jordan

Kelly Maxwell

John Nunnari

Elizabeth Pape

Jeffrey Wentzell

(Motion failed 3-14)

Motion: To move the question.

(J. Gibbs)

(J. Wentzell)

Roll call vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Kimberly Ferguson

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Paul James

Sarah Jordan

Kelly Maxwell

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Elizabeth Pape

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

Kathleen Singh

(Motion passed 16-1)

Roll Call Vote on part 1: to continue planning for option #2

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Kimberly Ferguson

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Paul James

Sarah Jordan

Kelly Maxwell

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Elizabeth Pape

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

Kathleen Singh

(Motion passed 16-1)

Motion: To table the motion.

Roll call vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Kimberly Ferguson

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Paul James

Kelly Maxwell

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Elizabeth Pape

Kathleen Singh

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

None

Abstained:

Sarah Jordan

(Motion passed 16-0-1)

(S. Horeanopoulos)

(J. Rokicki)

Roll Call Vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Kimberly Ferguson

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Paul James

Kelly Maxwell

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Elizabeth Pape

Kathleen Singh

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

Sarah Jordan

(Motion passed 16-1)

The School Committee left public session at 9:40 PM.

The School Committee returned to public session at 10:22 PM.

Member Paul James left the meeting at 10:22 PM.

Discussion continued on option #4: to get an update on option #4.

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Jeffrey Gibbs

Jane James

Kelly Maxwell

John Nunnari

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

Paul Anderson

Kimberly Ferguson

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Sarah Jordan

Lorraine Neilan

Elizabeth Pape

Kathleen Singh

(Motion passed 9-7)

IV. Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn.

(J. Gibbs)

(J. Wentzell)

Vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Mary Copeland

Kenneth Fensin

Kimberly Ferguson

Jeffrey Gibbs

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Jane James

Sarah Jordan

Kelly Maxwell

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Elizabeth Pape

Kathleen Singh

Jeffrey Wentzell

(Motion passed unanimously)

The meeting adjourned at 10:30 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Alfred D. Tutela, Ph.D.

Superintendent of Schools

 

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