BRANFORD BOARD OF EDUCATION
PERSONNEL & FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES
DATE: January 2, 2008 LOCATION: WIS Intermediate School BRANFORD, CONN.
SUBJECT: Special Personnel & Finance Committee Meeting Page 1 of 2
HERE ATTENDEE AFFILIATION
Y Frank Carrano - Chairperson Board of Education
N Arthur Lombard- Vice Chairman Board of Education
Y Michael Krause Board of Education
Y Judith Hotz Board of Education
Y Donna Melcher, Chair Board of Education
Y Dr. Linda Barr Board of Education
N John Prins Board of Education
N Dr. David Squires Board of Education
Y Marie Watson Board of Education
Y Dr. Kathleen Halligan, Superintendent Central Office
N Dr. Mary Peraro, Asst. Superintendent Central Office
Y Tashie Rosen – Business Manager Central Office
01 Meeting was called to order at by Donna Melcher.
02 Special Education Tuition & Transportation Update
Mr. Cavallaro presented the November report on the Special
Education and Transportation Budget.
03 Monthly % Expenditure 2007-2008
Discussion of monthly expenditure percentages for 2007-08 budget
by Mrs. Rosen.
04 Budget Review 2007-2008
Mrs. Rosen reviewed the status of the budget for 2007-2008. Specifically, she reviewed the status of Health Insurance,
Waivers, and the Board of Education account. She also reviewed
our self funded prescription and Dental plan costs and balance.
PERSONNEL & FINANCE COMMITTEE SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
January 2, 2008
05 Tuitioned Students: Regular Education
Mrs. Rosen explained the cost of students to attend other schools
and the cost of transportation.
06 Clean Energy
Dr. Halligan updated the status of our clean energy plans.
07 Administrative Software:
Dr. Halligan discussed the collaborative effort update with the Town.
08 Child-Rearing Leave of Absence Request:
There are three Requests for Child Rearing leaves.
Lisa Alberino, Allesandra Minickene, and Deb Bliven have requested
these leaves: Krause/Barr motion to recommend approval to the full Board.
09 Personnel Report:
HR Director, Paula Gladdys will come in for the BOE meeting on
February 16, 2008.
A Tech Interim Director has been hired – a former Guilford Retired
Tech Director for approximately 2 months. Gary Endean.
The meeting was adjourned at 7:15P.M.