March 22, 2018

Support Staff Negotiations-Minutes 2-8-2017

Hartford School Board of Directors

February 8, 2017

Hartford High School Library

37 Highland Ave

White River Jct., VT  05001



Meeting was called to order by Paula Nulty at 4:40pm.


School Board members present:  Paula Nulty

Others present:  Tom DeBalsi, Scott Cameron, Cheryl French, Lynn Lowery, Scott Johnson


Based on discussion from the last meeting Scott Cameron amended Article VII 6; A and B


The Board and the Union reviewed their proposals.


Discussion followed:

Open items

Health care:  Scott Cameron presented the current costs to employees and projected savings if the employee takes the CDPH plan.   

HRA:  The Union proposed that the Board contribute the first 60%, the employee pay the next 20%, the Board contribute the last 20%.

            The Boards counterproposal is the Board will initially fund the first $1,000/$2,000; the employee pay the next $1,000/$2,000; the Board will contribute an additional $500/$1,000


Broke for caucus for 45 minutes.


Articles to be TA next meeting

            VII 6 A and B  Employee Rights

            XI 5  Compensation

            VIII 9  Leaves and Absences


The Board had a question about adjusting the base and max pay.  The Union will respond at the next meeting.


Next meeting date: 

  • February 28, 2017; 4:30 – 6:30
  • March 14, 2017; 4:30 – 6:30


Meeting adjourned at 6:30pm.


Respectfully submitted


Linda Nash