July 16, 2019

HSB Meeting Minutes - 8-23-2016

DATE: 08-26-2016

Hartford School Board of Directors

Draft Special School Board Meeting Minutes

August 23, 2016

Superintendent of Schools Office


Board members present:  Lori Dickerson, Kevin Christie, Paula Nulty


Administration present:  Tom DeBalsi, Linda Nash


Public present:  Sara Rice, Thatcher Hinman, Paul Doiron, Linda Gilbert, Cheryl French, Betty Hathorn, Gail Haynes, Ann Cerasoli, Scott Johnson, Jessica George, and Carol Whitney


  1. Call to order:  Lori Dickerson called the meeting to order at 4:35. 
  2. Approval of agenda: Paula Nulty motioned to approve the agenda, Kevin Christie seconded. All in favor.
  3. Discussion of ground rules and schedule of negotiation sessions with the HEA and ESP:


Tom DeBalsi handed out the Board’s proposal for Ground Rules for the upcoming negotiations.  The HEA and ESP stated that they had only had their first meeting earlier today so had no Ground Rules to give to the Board.


Everyone took five (5) minutes to review.


Lori Dickerson reviewed each proposed rule and pointed out any changes from last year’s rules.




The HEA and ESP will take the Board’s Ground Rules back to their executive committee.


The next meeting will be September 26 at 4:30 at the Superintendent’s Office.


  1. Public Comments:   Scott Johnson asked if there will be caps on the next year’s budget.  Kevin Christie responded that it all depended on the upcoming election.  As of right now, there are not caps.


  1. Adjournment:  Paula Nulty made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 5:30.  Kevin Christy seconded the motion.  Motion passed 3-0.


Draft respectfully submitted 08/24/2016


Linda Nash