Plowing forward –no matter what?!

by Tara Schold Town Manager (Spring 2019)-The town can not afford to bond over $90 million without it affecting future ability to bond and at that amount it can not be done by bond only. We need significant operational savings. We have to close additional schools; but LET'S KEEP PLOWING FORWARD! Rhode Island Department of... Continue Reading →

Building Committee Notes 11/20/19

For full transparency, these are my personal notes from the meeting today. A recording will be available for the community to listen to and as always when minutes are approved they will be made public. Kate Mancianti was nominated and approved by the School Committee to fill a vacant seat on the Building Committee last... Continue Reading →

Where, oh where will 5th grade be?

At the last School Committee meeting, the topic of where 5th grade will be was front and center. There are many factors surrounding the movement of 5th grade back into the elementary schools that are specific to our district that require significant planning and thoughtful process. The placement of 5th back into the Elementary Schools... Continue Reading →

Building Committee notes 9/11/19

Here are my personal notes from today's meeting. No minutes were available for approval from Sept 04,2019. A working adhoc committee met to work on a web page/source of communication and updates for the community. No web page has been confirmed or started yet though it was expressed it was best to have it linked... Continue Reading →

Building Committee notes July 31, 2019

Here are my notes from today's Building Committee meeting. Again for %100 clarity these are my personal notes. Official minutes to the meeting will be available thru the Secretary of State. PDES parking lot-The letter to RIDE has been submitted to extend deadline to Dec 2019. Meeting with DEM Friday to move forward on submission... Continue Reading →

Building Committee notes July 24, 2019

Here are notes from today’s Building Committee meeting. For 100% clarity I was a community member attending the meeting and these notes are to the best of my ability. Official meeting minutes will be available through the Secretary of State. Community information and how information is being communicated was discussed. Concern was expressed that information... Continue Reading →

Building Committee notes May 22, 2019

Building Committee update from today’s meeting. A concern regarding correspondences and need to identify whether correspondence is from a Building Committee member or a community member. Any correspondence from a community member will be identified as such for transparency. For sake of transparency regarding these updates, I am a community member present at these meetings,... Continue Reading →

Building Committee notes May 15th, 2019

Building Committee meeting update for today. The School Committee approved to have the Building Committee explore the option of a new high school on the grounds of CCMS/South Rd. RGB is planning to do some sight exploration to test the area around CCMS and South Rd. The Building Committee was presented with 11 question from... Continue Reading →

Building Committee notes May 8th, 2019

Here is a Building Committee meeting upate from today. I will start with the security upgrades. RGB present a video regarding laminate glass and film that will be used in the security upgrades which was impressive and will slow down entrance into buildings. Existing glass will get the film such as BRMS and some ground... Continue Reading →

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