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Executive Board Minutes October 18, 2016

 

 

EXECUTIVE BOARD

OCTOBER 18, 2016

 

PRESENT: I. FESTA, D. CICRELLA, T. BURNS, P. DELUCIA, J. CHISOLM, M. MCNERNEY, M. BERRIOS-GUNN, E. M. EPPS, P. STRICKER, D. ORTIZ, D. STEPHENSON, A. DUSA, C. WILLEMS, M. SOLLI, M. MALONEY, M. PANTALEO, J. WELLS-JACKSON, T. HARRIS, S. MIKOLIKE, R. POMPANO, J. STEELE, K. WETMORE, A. NEWTON, R, AUGUSTINE

 

Call to order 3:50 pm

 

Motion to accept the minutes from September – 2nd and passed.

 

Committee Reports:

 

·         Finance – Requests for donations.  GNHLH – 100, Elm City Bowl - $100, Cross golf team - $250, First Calvary Baptist Church Dinner for Rev. Boise Kimber - $800 – All approved.

 

New Business – PreK – 8 Executive Board Vacancy – Richard Cordaway has stepped down.  Dave has recommended Ashley Newton for the seat.  Motion made and 2nd – discussion – unanimous vote – yes.  Welcome Ashley.

 

Guest Speaker – Rev. Dr. Boise Kimber – Senior Pastor has proposed Inter-district Local Charter School modeled after Eagle Academy in the Bronx, NY.  Starting at grade 4 and adding grades each year.  All males to start and a lottery system of just New Haven students.  Teachers will be NHFT union members and will meet with SAA and hold two community forums.  More to follow.

 

Holiday Union Party – Friday, December 2nd at the Omni in New Haven. 

 

Sick Bank – Union will work with Human Resource to be sure that everyone in included.

 

MOU forthcoming from Superintendent Garth Harries – Key cards for entry only and not to check times.  Bereavement days – Five working days, not calendar days.

 

TIF – New Haven did not get the Continuation grant.  Most awards went to rural districts.

 

CEPC – Tom will be setting up dates.  Team will be assembled.  First meeting will be in November.  Refer to contract. 

 

Contact working groups will be formed after November 7th.

 

Adjornment at 5:30 pm