January School Committee Notes: Budget Schedule Adopted
by Joe Walsh
The School Committee met Monday at South Middle School, and unanimously approved the 2014-2015 Budget Adoption Schedule. The Schedule reads as follows:
1/27/14 Directors and Principals Budget distributed to School Committee
2/10/14 Directors and Principals presentation to School Committee to answer questions about their Budgets
2/24/14 Dr. Murray presents overview of FY15 Budget to School Committee
Mr. Kress presents the 5 Year Capital Plan and FY15 Capital Plan Requests
3/31/14 Public hearing on the FY15 Final School Budget at Liberty School
School Committee votes to adopt the FY15 School Budget
4/10/14 School Committee Budget is presented to the Mayor
5/1/14 Mayor Sullivan presents the School Budget to Town Council
New Sub-Committees were also formed with the new committee members
The Committee in charge of collective bargaining with the teachers union will consist of Chairman Ringius, Mrs. Heger, and Mr. Devin.
The Committee in charge of collective bargaining with the bus drivers will consist of Chairman Ringius and Mr. Kokoros.
Mr. Chafe will serve on the Custodians/Maintenance Committee.
Mrs. Naughton will serve on the Cafeteria Committee.
Chairman Ringius and Mr. Kokoros will serve as Legislative Liaisons in charge of communicating with the State Senate and House of Representatives.
Mr. Chafe and Mrs. Heger will serve on the Parks and Recreation Committee.
Chairman Ringius and Mrs. Naughton will serve on the Braintree Alliance for a Safe and Healthy Youth (BASHY) Committee.
Mrs. Heger will serve on the Special Education Committee.
Mayor Sullivan and Mr. Devin will serve on the Building and Capital Needs Committee.
Mr. Devin, Mr. Kokoros, and Mrs. Heger will serve on Budget and Finance Committee.
The next School Committee meeting will be on February 10th at the Colbert School.