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Minutes
Meeting Type: Personnel & Finance Committee
Location: Walsh Intermediate School
Date: 1/2/2008 6:30:00 PM

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

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ATTENDANCE

HERE           ATTENDEE                                                   AFFILIATION

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   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

  

BUSINESS ITEMS

ITEM     DESCRIPTION

 

CALL

 

01      Meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M. by Donna Melcher.

                                                DISCUSSION

 

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

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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.

 

         

          Adjourn

          The meeting was adjourned at 7:15P.M.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

Judy Hotz_________

Secretary