School Committee Meeting

Jan 17 2017 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
High School Library

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

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

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 ( 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. Executive Session – 42-46-5(a)(1)(2)+(8b) – for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to job performance, character or physical or mental health of a person (Personnel - Legal Counsel Employment); for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (NEA Chariho Certified Contract Negotiations and approval of executive session minutes of December 13, 2016, January 5, 2017 and January 10, 2017 – NEA Chariho Certified Contract Negotiation Update) and for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (approval of executive session minutes of December 13, 2016 - Home Instruction 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 R=First Reading; A=Adoption; REV=Revision; D=Deletion
A. Field Trip Policy (REV)
B. Nutrition and Physical Activity Policy (REV)

VIII. Business (N=New Item; P=Previously Discussed; @=May Require Action)
A. Energy Efficiency (N)@
B. Chariho SEAC By-Laws (N)@
C. Terms for School Committee Members (N)@
D. GZA Bill for The RYSE School Building Project (N)@
E. CTE Grant Application to The Career & Technical Education Trust – Funding for Welding and Shipfitting Program (N)@
F. Request of Member Chambers to Attend Conference at District Expense (N)@
G. 2017-2018 School Calendar (N)@
H. Parent Liaison Position (P)@

IX. Consent Agenda Items
A. Minutes
B. Transfers
C. Bills
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 Report
1. Health and Wellness Subcommittee
2. RYSE School Building Committee
3. Superintendent’s Report
1. Chariho Act – Section 13
2. RI Arts Alliance
3. Tipping Fees
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment – Next Meetings – January 19, 2017 – Budget Workshop 6:00 PM in the HS Library
February 7, 2017 – School Committee Meeting 7:00 PM in the HS Library

Posted January 12, 2017
Office of Secretary of State Website
Chariho Website
Chariho Administration Building Foyer
Superintendent’s Office
Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton Town Halls

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1-17-17_d_policy.pdf2.43 MB
1-17-17_e_business.pdf7.25 MB
1-17-17_f_consent_agenda_items.pdf19.7 MB
1-17-17_g_reports.pdf1.75 MB
1-17-17_h_fyi.pdf1.65 MB
1-17-17_exec_personnel-legal_counsel_employment_not_sealed.pdf55.22 KB
1-17-17_exec_min_of_12-13-16_not_sealed.pdf55.19 KB
1-17-17_regular_session_minutes.pdf155.05 KB
1-17-17_exec_nea_chariho_nego_sealed_until_agreement_reached.pdf91.22 KB