REGION 9 BOARD OF EDUCATION SPECIAL MEETING
Monday, April 19, 2021 – 7:30 p.m.
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Board Members: T. Johnston, C. Graziano, J. Berry, M. D’Agostino, K. O’Brien, M. Pampel, M. Williams
Administration: R. Harrison, S. Pierson Ugol, C. Zachery
CALL TO ORDER
The Region 9 Board of Education special meeting was called to order at 7:43 p.m.
DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: JBHS GYMNASIUM/CAFETERIA HVAC AND SAFETY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT VENDOR EVALUATION AND DISCUSSION
M. D’Agostino gave a presentation on the ezIQC bid for the project to include scope, overview, and financials. The bid was endorsed by the Facilities & Fields Committee to advance to the Region 9 board for approval. Discussion by board members with questions and answers followed.
Motion: Move that the Region 9 Board of Education accept the Price Proposal from Millennium Construction for the Joel Barlow Gym/Cafeteria HVAC and Safety Improvement Project in the amount of $831, 089.03 under the guidelines of the state approved ezIQC Procurement Program and instruct the Director of Finance and Operation to issue a Purchase Order by April 21, 2021, and forward a copy to the Chairman of the Facilities and Fields Committee (D’Agostino, O’Brien). Approved. Unanimous.
Motion: Move that the Region 9 Board of Education form a Building Committee for the Joel Barlow Gym/Cafeteria HVAC and Safety Improvement Project to consist of all members of the Facilities & Fields Committee and a member of the public representing the school community, in alignment with past practices for larger capital projects (D’Agostino, Graziano). Approved. Unanimous.
DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION: UPDATE ON THE SEARCH CONSULTANT RFP FOR THE PERSONNEL SEARCH FOR THE ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT & HEAD OF SCHOOL
Dr. Harrison gave an update on the Search Committee for the Assistant Superintendent & Head of School.
RECESS TO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS:
Attorney client privileged communication regarding matter concerning former employee.
Motion: Move that the Region 9 Board of Education recess into Executive Session to review a confidential attorney/client document and invite the Superintendent and board counsel to attend (D’Agostino, O’Brien). Approved. Unanimous.
Move to executive session at 8:09 p.m.
RETURN FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION FOR POSSIBLE ACTION ON ITEM DISCUSSED IN EXECUTIVE SESSION
Returned to public session at 9:44 p.m.
No action taken from executive session.
PUBLIC COMMENT: None
BOARD MEMBER COMMENT: None
Motion: Move that the Region 9 Board of Education special meeting be adjourned (D’Agostino, G. Denny).
Meeting adjourned at 9:45 p.m.
Recorded and Submitted by
Juliette Berry, Region 9 Board of Education Secretary