OXFORD SCHOOL COMMITTEE

OXFORD, MASSACHUSETTS
Date/Time:

Monday, February 9, 2015 – 6:00 pm

Where:

Oxford High School, Community Room

A. Call to Order
B. Presentations and Awards- none
C. Student Representatives -

Tyler McCarthy – OHS

D. Recommended Action
1.

Routine Matters—Approval of minutes from January 5 workshop and January 12 regular
meeting, 2015

2.

Unfinished Business

3.

New Business



Mentor Update - Discussion/Vote/Other Action-Joanne Daly
Camp Character and Camp Touchstone- Discussion/Vote/Other Action- Robin Parmley
2015-2016 School Year Calendar – Dr. Garceau
Superintendent’s Presentation of Initial Draft Budget for SY 15-16Discussion/Vote/Other Action- Dr. Garceau

E. Correspondence
F. Out of State Field Trips NJROTC request to Norwich University on Feb 25-March 1,2015
G. Retirements and ResignationsMichael Adams- OHS head football coach
John Libera-Retirement
Deb Feingold –OHS English
H. Information and Proposals
1. From Sub Committees (and Study Groups)
Transportation Subcommittee- Updates– Sam Bitar
Update on any action for Class Size Subcommittee work- Ms. Ennis
Update on any action for Memorial/Remembrances Subcommittee – Chair Coonan
2. From Superintendent of Schools Dr. Garceau

3. From Business Manager
Budget update information
Facilities/Maintenance Report
4. From School Committee Members

I. Future Business
1. Meeting Dates –February 23, 2015
Topics for Future Agendas
J. Questions and Comments (from the floor)
The opportunity to address the committee is not a question-and-answer session. It is an opportunity for statements to be
made. The Chair may direct a member or the Superintendent to respond to a question or issue. Topics for discussion must be
limited to those items listed on the School Committee meeting agenda for this evening.

K. Request for Executive Session— A request will be made to enter into Executive Session according to
M.G.L. Ch. 30A, Section 21, Subsection 3, for the purpose of discussing strategy with respect to collective
bargaining or litigation if an open meeting may have a detrimental effect on the bargaining or litigating
position of the public body and the chair so declares. A further request will be made to enter into Executive
Session according to M.G.L. Ch. 30A, Section 21, Subsection 2, for the purpose of conducting strategy
sessions in preparation for negotiations with nonunion personnel or to conduct collective bargaining
sessions or contract negotiations with nonunion personnel.
L. Adjournment
Items listed on the agenda are those items anticipated by the Chair that may be discussed at the meeting. Not all items on the agenda
may be reached by the Committee, and other items may be added to the agenda at the discretion of the Chair or at the request of the
Committee. In addition, the Committee at any time may go into Executive Session, as authorized by the Open Meeting Law.
“The Oxford School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or homelessness.”