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October 30, 2017 BOE Special Meeting Minutes – Approved

The Board of Education’s Special Meeting was called to order by President Kelly Rowland at 7:00 p.m. in the LGI Room at CVA. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited by all those present.

Members Present

Kelly Rowland, Pres.
Kristen Rich, V. Pres.
Travis Costin
Matt Darrow
Daniel LaLonde
Jane North
Fred Schell

Members Absent


Staff Present

Richard J. Hughes, Supt.
Ken Long

Guests Present

Colleen Heinrich, Esq.
Donald Budman, Esq.
Sandy Sherwood


On a motion made by Mr. Darrow, seconded by Mrs. North, the Board entered into an Executive Session at 7:03 p.m. for the purpose of discussing the following. Motion carried 7-0.

  • Proposed acquisition, sale or lease of real property, but only when publicity would substantially affect the value of the property;
  • Collective negotiations pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law;
  • Medical, financial, credit or employment history of any particular person or corporation, or matters leading to the appointment, employment, promotion, demotion, discipline, suspension, dismissal or removal of any particular person or corporation.

Also present for a portion of the Board’s Executive Session were Colleen Heinrich, Esq. (7:30 p.m. – 8:25 p.m.), Sandy Sherwood (7:30 p.m. – 8:25 p.m.), Richard Hughes (7:30 p.m. – 8:25 p.m.), Ken Long (7:32 p.m. – 8:32 p.m.), and Donald Budmen, Esq. (7:33 p.m. – 9:22 p.m.).

The Board was called out of their Executive Session by President Rowland at 9:22 p.m.


On a motion made by Mrs. North, seconded by Mr. Darrow, the Board adjourned their Special Meeting at 9:23 p.m. Motion carried 7-0.

Marsha Griffith
District Clerk, Board of Education