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Minutes of ER9 Joint Boards of Education Special Meeting, 10/30/2020

AGENDA: ER9 Joint Boards of Education Special Meeting

RECEIVED 11/06/2020 3:16pm
Michele R. Grande – Redding Town Clerk

EASTON, REDDING AND REGION 9 JOINT BOARDS OF EDUCATION
SPECIAL MEETING
October 30, 2020 – 5:00 p.m.
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Minutes

ATTENDANCE
Board members:
Easton: Stinson, Hicks, Chieda, Wible, Parker
Redding: Parkin, Whaley, Pilato, Hoffman, Reilly, Oulton, Hocker
Region 9: Johnston, Graziano (joined at 5:08PM), Berry, D’Agostino, Denny, O’Brien, Pampel, Williams
Administration: Dr. Harrison
Others: 15 members of the staff and public, and the recording secretary

CALL TO ORDER
C. Parkin called the Redding Board of Education meeting to order at 5:07 p.m.
J. Stinson called the Easton Board of Education meeting to order at 5:06 p.m.
T. Johnston called the Region 9 Board of Education meeting to order at 5:04 p.m.

PUBLIC COMMENT
None

BOARD MEMBER COMMENT
C. Pilato thanked the staff and board members that were responsible for scheduling and organizing the meeting on such short-notice, especially because the topic of the meeting is so important.

DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: ESTABLISH JOINT BOARD PERSONNEL SEARCH COMMITTEE FOR DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS

MOTION: move that the Easton Board of Education establish a joint personnel search committee with the Redding and Region 9 Boards of Education for the employment of the Director of Finance and Operations. The committee will include all Board members and designates the Board chair as the co-chair of the committee. (Hicks), (Parker). Approved 5-0.

MOTION: move that the Redding Board of Education establish a joint personnel search committee with the Easton and Region 9 Boards of Education for the employment of the Director of Finance and Operations. The committee will include all Board members and designates the Board chair as the co-chair of the committee. (Hoffman), (Whaley). Approved 7-0.

MOTION: move that the Region 9 Board of Education establish a joint personnel search committee with the Easton and Redding Boards of Education for the employment of the Director of Finance and Operations. The committee will include all Board members and designates the Board chair as the co-chair of the committee. (D’Agostino), (O’Brien). Approved 8-0.

RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS CANDIDATE INTERVIEW FOR DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS

MOTION: move that the Easton Board of Education recess until the call of the chair. (Hicks, Wible). Approved 5-0.

MOTION: move that the Redding Board of Education recess until the call of the chair. (Hoffman, Whaley). Approved 7-0.

MOTION: move that the Region 9 Board of Education recess until the call of the chair. (D’Agostino, Pampel). Approved 8-0.

The Easton, Redding and Region 9 Boards of Education went into Executive Session at 5:24 p.m.

RETURN TO PUBLIC SESSION TO DISCUSS ITEM IN EXECUTIVE SESSION
Easton, Redding and Region 9 Boards of Education returned to Public Session at 6:59 p.m. G. Denny and R. Hicks had left the meeting during the Executive Session.

MOTION: move that the Easton Board of Education authorize the Chair of the Joint Negotiating Committee to resolve the terms of the contract for the position of the Director of Finance and Operations. (Parker, Chieda). Approved 4-0.

MOTION: move that the Redding Board of Education authorize the Chair of the Joint Negotiating Committee to resolve the terms of the contract for the position of the Director of Finance and Operations. (Hoffman, Whaley). Approved 6-0.

MOTION: move that the Region 9 Board of Education authorize the Chair of the Joint Negotiating Committee to resolve the terms of the contract for the position of the Director of Finance and Operations. (O’Brien, Williams). Approved 8-0.

BOARD MEMBER COMMENT
M. Williams thanked the group for supporting the process.

ADJOURNMENT

Motion: move that the Easton Board of Education meeting be adjourned. (Chieda, Parker). Approved 4-0.

Motion: move that the Redding Board of Education meeting be adjourned. (Hoffman, Whaley). Approved 6-0.

Motion: move that the Region 9 Board of Education meeting be adjourned. (O’Brien, Graziano). Approved 8-0.

The Easton, Redding and Region 9 Joint Boards of Education special meeting was adjourned at 7:05 p.m.

Submitted by
Juliette Berry, Region 9 Board of Education Secretary

Recorded by
Colleen Pilato

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