In its post-election Novembermeeting, the Crestwood School Boardannounced that it will reorganize inDecember. Election results show thatthe board will welcome two returningmembers and two new members willjoin
Chairman Eric Aigeldinger, having won a new term with runningmate Norb Dotzel, congratulatedsuccessful candidate MaureenMcGovern who was in attendance. Rounding out the new board will beRandy Swank.
Superintendent DavidMcLaughlin-Smith added his thanksto absent directors Marty Behmand Dave Ralston for “sharing theirlives” with the larger Crestwoodfamily during their terms of service.
Agenda items included the reportfrom Gene Mancini on ongoingnegotiations on a Support Staffcontract. He advised, “We hadnegotiated up through May 16th, when I came to the meeting that nightI
We didn’t vote on it that night. Wecalled a special meeting on the 30thand we tabled it at that time becausethere were some questions.
“There was a subsequent meetinghere with Dan O’Rourke with thestate Bureau of Mediation. That tookus into October.”
Mancini enumerated additional sit-downs in the attempt to resolve thefour-year contract, which sports theunrealistically optimistic term of July1, 2013 to June 30, 2017.
Replying to the chairman’srequest for the status, Mancini said, “As of right now we do not havean agreement, Mr. Aigeldinger. Soin the interest of keeping the publicinformed as to where we are, a copyof the last offer will be in each of theprincipal’s offices in the morning andon the website in the morning.”
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announced a tentative agreement.