Attendance: Region 9 Board of Education members: D’Agostino, Hancock, Hocker, Johnston, Lewis
Administration: McMorran, Sullivan, Pin
Others: one member of the public and the videographer
Mr. Hocker called the Special Meeting of the Region 9 Board of Education to order at 7:32 pm in the Joel Barlow Media Center.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Motion: move that the Region 9 Board of Education approve the minutes of the September 15, 2015 meeting as corrected. Approved, Unanimous.
Correction: correct the spelling of Mr. Johnston’s name in the Attendance.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS
DISCUSSION AND ACTION ON CAPITAL PROJECT INVOICES
- Imperial Company, $126,350.00, for work completed through the end of August. Mrs. Sullivan reported the project is near final completion. All materials are available and finishes will be completed, along with the project clean up, by October 20, 2015. Mr. Lewis commented that he was opposed to scheduling special meetings to approve invoices and would prefer to have this done at the regularly scheduled meetings. Mrs. Sullivan noted that this invoice was originally submitted in early September, but an error was noted, and this is the revised invoice. Another invoice for the work completed through the end of September will be presented at the regular October board meeting.
Motion: move that the Region 9 Board of Education approve the requisition for payment of $126,350.00 for Imperial Roofing for work completed through the end of August 2015. Hancock, Johnston. Approve 4-2. Voting for: Hocker, Colangelo, Hancock, Johnston. Voting against: Lewis, D’Agostino.
- Phoenix Advisors, $4,500.00
- U. S. Bank, $600.00
Both of these invoices are related to the borrowing of money for the Roof Project.
Motion: move that the Region 9 Board of Education approved the requisitions for payment of invoices from Phoenix Advisors for $4,500.00 and U.S. Bank for $600.00, for work related to the Roof Project. Hancock, Johnston. Approved. Unanimous.
Roof Project Update: Mrs. Sullivan reported the submission to the State for reimbursement has begun, with submissions being done in phases as the work is completed. The project reimbursement will be 35.02%.
BOARD MEMBER COMMENT
Motion: move that the Region 9 Board of Education recess to Executive Session for a discussion of the contract between the Service employees International Union Local 2001 and the Region 9 Board of Education. Hancock, Johnston. Approved. Unanimous.
Dr. McMorran, Mrs. Sullivan and Mrs. Pin were invited to be present.
The meeting recessed at 8:00 pm.
The Chair reconvened the meeting in public session at 8:18 pm
Motion: move that the Region 9 Board of Education approved the contract between the Service employees International Union Local 2001 and the Region 9 Board of Education for the period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2019. Johnston, D’Agostino. Approved. Unanimous.
Motion: move that the meeting be adjourned. D’Agostino, Colangelo. Approved. Unanimous.
The meeting was adjourned at 8:19 pm
Submitted by Carrie Colangelo, Region 9 Board of Education Secretary
Recorded by Mary Maday