Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 6:20pm


Feb 13 2018 - 6:20pm - 10:00pm


High School Library

Chariho Regional School District, Switch Road, Wood River Junction, RI 02894


6:20 PM Executive Session - 7:00 PM Open Session - Chariho High School Library

A vote may be taken on any item on this agenda.

Note: The public is welcome to any meeting of the School Committee or its subcommittees. If communication assistance (readers/ interpreters/captions) or any other accommodations are needed to ensure equal participation, please contact the Superintendent's office at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting.

Any changes in this agenda will be posted on the school district's website (www.chariho.k12.ri.us) as well as in the Chariho Administration Building at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting. Individuals requesting special notice of the revised agenda must call (401) 364-7575 to make arrangements for same.

I. Meeting Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance/Silent Meditation

II. Motion/Vote to go into Executive Session under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5 (a)(1) for the purpose of discussion pertaining to an individual's job performance or character (Pre-deprivation Hearings/Non-Renewal of Teacher Contracts); under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5(a)(4) for the purpose of discussion pertaining to any investigative proceedings regarding allegations of misconduct, either civil or criminal (Employee Misconduct) and under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5(a)(8) for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (Approval of Home Instruction Request(s) and Approval of Executive Session Minutes of January 16, 2018 - Approval of Home Instruct Requests); any persons to be discussed have been so notified.

III. Closing/Sealing of Executive Session Minutes

IV. Disclosure of Executive Session Votes

V. Recognition

VI. Public Forum

VII. Policy
A. Political Activities Policy (First Reading)
B. Student Internship Program Policy (First Reading)

VIII. Business
A. Field Trip(s)
B. Discussion of Open Meetings Act Litigation: (WC-2016-0230) Gardiner, Ure, Thompson, Michaud v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Day, Chambers, Huzyk, Stanley, Macaruso, Areglado, in their official capacities AND (WC-2017-0236) Miller, Ure, Gardiner, Johanson, Buck, Thompson, Michaud, van der Hooft v. Chariho School Committee, Day, Louzon, Areglado, Blau, Cardozo, Chambers, Huzyk, Macaruso, Stanley in their official capacities AND (WC-2017-0073) Gardiner, Ure v. Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities

C. Discussion of Restoration of School Committee Compensation and Possible Warrant Item Approval
D. FY19 Budget
1. Potential Adjustments to the FY19 Budget
2. Approval of FY19 Budget
E. High School Student Program of Studies Handbook Approval for 2018-2019
F. Administrative Contracts
G. Grant Proposals
1. Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) Application for U.S. Host Schools 2018
2. Steelcase Education Active Learning Center
H. District Audit Approval

IX. Consent Agenda Items
A. Minutes
B. Transfers
C. Bill Review
D. Budget Summary
E. Treasurer's Report
F. Personnel Actions
G. Permission to Issue Bids/Request Quotes
H. Permission to Award Contracts
I. Home Instruction
J. Grants
K. Donations

X. Reports
A. Subcommittee Reports
1. RYSE School Building Committee
B. Superintendent's Report
1. Kindergarten Registration - March 13 and 15
2. Key Work of School Boards PD Credit
3. Meetings with PTOs
4. Energy Audit
C. Coming Events

XI. School Committee Requests for Future Agenda Items or Legal Opinions

XII. Adjournment - Future Meetings:
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - Public Budget Hearing - 7:30 PM - MS Auditorium
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - SC Meeting - 7:00 PM - High School Library
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 - SC Meeting - 7:00 PM - High School Library

Posted February 8, 2018
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Chariho Website
Chariho Administration Building Foyer
Superintendent's Office
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