BROOKLINE SCHOOL BOARD

Captain Samuel Douglass Academy

February 2, 2006

6:00 PM

APPROVED MINUTES

Michael Molkentine, Chair

David Partridge, Vice-Chair

Michael Dreyer, Secretary

Beth Lukovits

Tom Solon

 

Dr. Anthony Luzzetti, Principal

Lorraine Wenger, Principal

Kevin Stone, Assistant Principal

Richard Pike, Superintendent of Schools

Lee Ann Blastos, Business Administrator

Bob Kelly, Director of Special Education

Ruth Bobich, Recording Secretary

 

Chairperson Mike Molkentine called the meeting to order at 6:10 PM.

 

The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Tim O’Connell was present tonight to observe the meeting.

 

Mike M. turned the meeting over to Finance Committee members James McElroy and Larry Rodman for the Budget Hearing.

 

The Budget Hearing ended at 7:30 PM, and the Brookline School Board resumed their meeting.

 

Mike M. motioned “To see if the school district will vote to raise and appropriate $6,774,859 for the support of schools, for the payment of salaries of school district officers and agents and for the payment of statutory obligations of the district. This appropriation does not include any of the other warrant articles. The school board recommends this appropriation.” Beth seconded the motion. There was no discussion. The motion carried 5-0.

 

Mike M. motioned “To see if the Brookline School District will vote to approve the cost items included in the collective bargaining agreement reached between the Brookline School Board and the Brookline Teachers Association which calls for the following increases in salaries and benefits at the current staffing levels:

            Year                            Estimated Increase

            2006-2007                 $192,408

            2007-2008                 $203,944

            2008-2009                 $203,874

            2009-2010                 $198,646

            2010-2011                 $203,743

and further to raise and appropriate the sum of $192,408 for the 2006-07 fiscal year, such sum representing the additional costs attributable to the increase in salaries and benefits over those of the appropriation at current staffing levels paid in the prior fiscal year. The school Board recommends this appropriation.” Beth seconded the motion. There was no discussion. The motion carried 5-0.

 

Mike M. motioned “To see if the school district will vote to approve the cost items in the collective bargaining agreement between the Brookline School Board and the Brookline Support Staff Association, and pursuant thereto, to raise and appropriate the sum of $46,121 for the 2006-07 fiscal year, such sum representing the additional costs attributable to the increase in salaries and fringe benefits. Cost items increase in subsequent years will require approval of specific warrant articles at future District Meetings. The school board recommends this appropriation.” Dave seconded the motion. There was no discussion. The motion carried 5-0.

 

Other Business

 

Staffing

 

Mike M. motioned to adjourn this meeting of the Brookline School Board. Dave seconded the motion. The motion carried 5-0. The Board adjourned at 7:40 PM.

 

 

 

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