School Committee Meeting

Apr 11 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)+(8) – for the purpose of discussion pertaining to an individual’s job performance or character (Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent Contracts and approval of executive session minutes of March 28, 2017 - Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent Evaluations); for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (NEA Chariho Certified Contract Negotiation Update and approval of executive session minutes of March 28, 2017 – NEA Chariho Certified Contract Negotiation Update); for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to litigation (Chariho Regional School Committee vs. State of RI, by and through the RI Dept. of Education, the RI Dept. of Administration, the RI Council on Elementary and Secondary Education, and Commissioner Kenneth Wagner, the Narragansett School Committee, the South Kingstown School Committee and the Westerly School Committee (C.A. No. WC 16-410) and The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical Center v. the Chariho Regional School District) and for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (approval of Home Instruction Requests and approval of executive session minutes of March 28, 2017 – 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. Capital Improvement Policy (REV)
B. Final Payment Authorization (REV)
C. Fixed Asset Accounting Policy (REV)
D. Payroll Deductions (REV)
E. Transfer Appropriations Policy (REV)
F. Standards for Student Behavior – Chariho High School and Chariho CTC (REV)
G. Standards for Student Behavior – Chariho Middle School (REV)

VIII. Business (N=New Item; P=Previously Discussed; @=May Require Action)
A. Assistant Superintendent’s Contract (N)@
B. Superintendent’s Contract (N)@
C. Attorney General's Response in Miller, et al. v. Chariho School Committee (N)@
D. Marketing and Other Strategies to Address Competition for Students (N)@
E. Resolution Supporting Reduction in Charter School Payments (N)@
F. Budget Referendum Outcome (N)@
G. School Resource Officer Agreement (N)@

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. RYSE School Building Committee
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Lunch Debt Articles
2. October 11, 2016 Agenda and Minutes
3. Concession Stand
4. Categorical Transportation Aid
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment

Posted April 6, 2017
Office of Secretary of State Website
Chariho Website
Chariho Administration Building Foyer
Superintendent’s Office
Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton Town Halls

4-11-17_c_policy.pdf10.26 MB
4-11-17_d_business.pdf11.77 MB
4-11-17_e_consent_agenda_items.pdf10.47 MB
4-11-17_f_reports.pdf11.62 MB
4-11-17_g_fyi.pdf1.88 MB
4-11-17_exec_min_asst._supt-supt._contracts_not_sealed.pdf52.03 KB
4-11-17_exec_min_of_3-28-17_not_sealed.pdf50.13 KB
4-11-17_regular_session_minutes_.pdf151.84 KB
4-11-17_nea_nego_sealed_until_agreed.pdf45.38 KB