WACHUSETT REGIONAL SCHOOL DISTRICT

HOLDEN PAXTON PRINCETON RUTLAND STERLING

Minutes

Special Meeting #212 Monday, January 29, 2001

7:00 PM

Media Center

Wachusett Regional High School

Members present:

Duncan Leith, Chairman Peter MacDonald

John Rokicki, Vice-chairman Lorraine Neilan

Paul Anderson John Nunnari

Kimberly Ferguson Kathleen Singh

Sherry Horeanopoulos (7:40 PM) Rosemary Warren

Sarah Jordan Jeffrey Wentzell

Members absent:

Mary Copeland Paul James

Kenneth Fensin David Lowenthal

Jeffrey Gibbs Kelly Maxwell

Jane James 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

Others present:

Ryan Brennan, Student Representative

Caleb Marsh, Student Representative

Timothy Ethier, Holden Selectboard

James Scola, Holden Selectboard

Linda Lehans, The Landmark

Richard Halloran, Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sue Staudaher, Sterling Meetinghouse News

Anne Gillespie, Holden

Maureen Floryan, Holden

Joseph Giotta, Holden

Donna Dominguez, Sterling

Debbie Croucher, Sterling

Steve Kelly, S. Kelly & Associates

 

I. Call to Order

Chairman Duncan Leith called the meeting to order at 7:10 PM.

Chairman Leith allowed a time for public comment.

Maureen Floryan, Holden read a prepared statement (attachment 1).

II. Adoption of Timeline for High School Project

Motion: To adopt the timeline presented by Tappe Associates, Inc.

(J. Nunnari)

(J. Rokicki)

Member Sherry Horeanopoulos arrived at 7:40 PM.

Roll call vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Kimberly Ferguson

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Sarah Jordan

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Kathleen Singh

Rosemary Warren

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

None

Abstained:

Peter MacDonald

(Motion passed 11-0-1)

III. Other High School Project Issues

(S. Jordan)

(L. Neilan)

 

 

Vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Kimberly Ferguson

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Sarah Jordan

Peter MacDonald

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Kathleen Singh

Rosemary Warren

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

None

(Motion passed unanimously)

(S. Jordan)

(K. Singh)

(J. Wentzell)

(L. Neilan)

(S. Horeanopoulos)

(J. Rokicki)

 

 

Roll call vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Kimberly Ferguson

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Sarah Jordan

Peter MacDonald

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Kathleen Singh

Rosemary Warren

Opposed:

Jeffrey Wentzell

(Motion passed 11-1)

    1. The capacity of the cafeteria
    2. If the school was built for more students would there be greater reimbursement.

IV. Funding Inequities

V. Executive Session

For the purposes of discussing strategies for collective bargaining

(J. Rokicki)

(R. Warren)

 

Roll call vote:

In favor:

Duncan Leith

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Kimberly Ferguson

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Sarah Jordan

Peter MacDonald

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Kathleen Singh

Rosemary Warren

Jeffrey Wentzell

Opposed:

(Motion passed unanimously.)

The School Committee left the public meeting at 8:44 PM.

VI. Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn.

(S. Horeanopoulos)

(J. Nunnari)

Vote:

In favor:

John Rokicki

Paul Anderson

Kimberly Ferguson

Sherry Horeanopoulos

Sarah Jordan

Peter MacDonald

Lorraine Neilan

John Nunnari

Kathleen Singh

Rosemary Warren

Jeffrey Wentzell

(Motion passed unanimously.)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 9:34 PM.

Respectfully submitted,

 

Alfred D. Tutela, Ph.D.

Superintendent of Schools

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