May 23, 2019

February 13, 2019

DATE: 02-13-2019

Hartford Board of School Directors

School Board Meeting Agenda

February 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Hartford Town Hall


7:00 1.  Call to Order


7:02 2.  Public Comments


7:12 3.  Changes, Additions and Approval of Agenda


7:15 4.  Consent Agenda

      (Removing items from the consent agenda requires a vote by the full board)



- Regular Meeting 1-23-2019

- Special Bond Hearing 2-5-2019

Appointments, Resignations, Leave Requests


7:20 5.   Items Requiring Board Discussion and Possible Action*


Policy EL 9 Communication and Support to the Board – Incidental Information


Policy EL 2 – Relationship with Students, Parents and Community


- Town/School Meeting Cycle Planning and Presentations

- Wilder School Renovation

- Adjacent Property Presentation

- Budget


GP 3 Board Job Outcomes

- 1st Read and Review of Naming Policy

- HCOREI Charge Change


Policy EL 5 Financial Planning and Budgeting


- Reserve Accounts Overview and Recommendations


Monitoring Reports


- GP 5 School Board Chairs Role

- EL 4 Financial Condition and Activities (Superintendent)


Board Member Committee Reports



  • Hartford Community Coalition (Russell)
  • Regional Advisory Board (Boleski)
  • Manifest Approval (Christie)
  • Racial Equality Committee (Boleski, Russell)
  • Policy Review (Merrill)
  • Sister City Update (Boleski/Russell)
  • Wilder School Building Study Committee (Merrill)
  • Negotiations (Christie, North)
  • Select Board Liaison (North)
  • Social Media and Community Engagement (North)



  1.   Meeting Review/Evaluation and Agenda Planning


- Next Meeting Agenda/Parking Lot Items

- Meeting Evaluation

  1. Executive Session


Executive Session (1 VSA 313) (If Needed) (Mot. Req.): c. (3) the appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or employee, provided that the public shall make a final decision to hire or appoint a public officer or employee in an open meeting and shall explain the reasons for its final decision during the open meeting; I further move that the Board enter into Executive Session to discuss the evaluation of a public employee under the provisions of Title 1, Section 313(a) (1) of the Vermont Statutes.

  1.  Adjournment


*Public comment to add information not considered will be had prior to any vote of the Board.


Next Regular School Board Meeting is Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the Hartford Town Hall


Town/School Budget Presentations - Meet the Candidates Night is Monday, February 25, 2019 at 7:00 PM at the HHS Auditorium


2nd Town/School Bond Hearing - Annual Town/School District Meeting is Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 10:00 at the HHS Gym


Annual Town/School District Meeting/Australian Ballot Voting is Tuesday, March 5, 2019 from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM at the HHS Gym