July 18, 2019

Teacher Negotiations Minutes 3-1-2017

DATE: 03-03-2017

Hartford School Board of Directors

March1, 2017

Hartford High School

37 Highland Ave

White River Jct., VT  05001



Meeting was called to order by Lori Dickerson  at 5:12 pm.


School Board members present:  Lori Dickerson, Kevin Christie (via conference call)

Others present:  Tom DeBalsi, Scott Cameron, Thatcher Hinman, Linda Gilbert, Gail Haynes, Carol Whitney, Paul Doiron, Ann Cerasoli


The Board asked to Caucus at 5:15 to review proposals before presenting them to the teachers.

Discussion took place about how to proceed. Proposals were expected to be exchanged for health and salary. The teacher’s asked for time to caucus.

Health insurance proposals were exchanged. The teacher’s presented their proposal which indicated a 90%/10% board/teacher responsibility for insurance premium.

The teachers also request 98% of medical expenses paid by the board with 2% paid by the teacher’s.

The school board proposal asked for an 80/20 split on the insurance premium.


After a short discussion, the Board decided that the negotiations have reached impasse.  Scott Cameron will contact Bob Raskevitz and schedule a mediator.


Meeting adjourned at 7:10pm.


Respectfully submitted,

Tom DeBalsi