January 17, 2012

Regular Meeting
Tuesday, January 17, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Town Hall, 50 South Main Street
Legislative Chamber - Room 314

Board Awards and Recognition Ceremony
January 17, 2012
King Philip Middle School
6:00 p.m.


I.  Call to Order
    A.  Roll Call
    B.
  Pledge of Allegiance
    C.
  Revision to Agenda Order


II.  Public Communications:
  Comments on topics of interest
     3 minutes per individual, 20 minutes per subject matter


III.  Old Business

       A. 
 Motion to Accept and Approve the Revision to Bylaw 8357
            - Second Reading
  

           Recommendation:  That the Board of Education
           accept and approve as a Second and Final
           Reading the following bylaw:

           8357: Agenda, Minutes and Reports--Order of
           Business
 


IV.  New Business 

     A.  Presentation of Capital Improvement Plan for 2012-13
 

         Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
         receive the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) for 
         2012-2013 and begin the process of reviewing for
         final approval and adoption at the February 7, 2012
         Board of Education meeting
 
         Click here for the complete CIP Report


     B.  Approval of Plans for the Conard High School 
          Partial Roof Replacement

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
          approve the final plans and specifications for the
          partial roof replacement at Conard High School


     C.  Asbestos Abatement and Floor Tile Replacement at Four
          Schools; Braeburn, Bugbee, King Philip, and Morley
          
         
Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
          accepts the educational specifications dated January
          2012 for asbestos abatement and floor tile installation
          at the following four schools; Braeburn, Bugbee,
          King Philip and Morley Schools and THAT the Board
          of Education authorizes the Superintendent to
          complete the necessary architectural drawings and
          submit applications to the State Department of
          Education for four construction grants.


     D.  Motion by Lib Brassil Spinella, Bruce Putterman, and
          Terry Schmitt to Approve the Reviewed Policy 6250

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
           approve the following policy which was reviewed by
           the Board Policy Subcommittee:

           6250:  Class Size


     E.  Motion by Lib Brassil Spinella, Bruce Putterman, and 
          Terry Schmitt to Accept Revised Policy 6242
          - First Reading

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
          accept as a First Reading the following policy which
          was revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

          6242:  Activity Funds Management


     F.  Motion by Lib Brassil Spinella, Bruce Putterman, and
          Terry Schmitt to Accept Revised Policy 6310
          -First Reading

          Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
           accept as a First Reading the following policy which
           was revised by the Board Policy Subcommittee:

           6310:  Graduation Requirements 


V.  Staff Communications and Reports

 
     A.  Superintendent's Report

      B.
 Staff Reports and Board Discussions

           1.  Update on Continuous Improvement Plan for
                Students with Disablities
 

                Background:  Dr. Eileen Howley and Mr.
               Glenn McGrath will report.

           2.  Personnel Report

                Background:  Mr. Rick Ledwith will report. 

           
VI.   Routine Matters

       A.  Financial Statement

           1.  Approval of the Financial Statement for the Period 
                Ending November 30, 2011

                Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education
                approve the Financial Statement for the period
                ending November 30, 2011

      B.  Approval of Minutes

           1. 
Approval of the minutes of the regular Board Meeting
                of December 20, 2011

                Recommendation:  THAT the Board of Education 
                approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting 
                of December 20, 2011

                    

VII.  Information and Reports
        
       A.  Board Members: Communications and Reports
           
            1.  Reports from Other Boards and Organizations

            2.  Other Information and Discussions  
                                 
       B.  Non-Staff Communications and Reports

            1.  Reports from Student Board Representatives
            
 
VIII.  Future Business

        A.  Announcement of Meeting Dates

             1. 
Next Regular Board Meeting, Tuesday,
                  February 7, 2012

        B.  Request for Future Agenda Items


IX.  Comments from Visitors - 3 minutes per individual, 
       20 minutes per subject matter
        

X.  Executive Session
              

XI.  Adjournment