School Building Committee Minutes December 16, 2009

School Building Committee Minutes December 16, 2009

Postby Lisa Lannon » Sat Mar 06, 2010 1:54 pm

SCHOOL BUILDING COMMITTEE MEETING
DECEMBER 16, 2009



A meeting of the School Building Committee was held on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at the Douglas Municipal Center. Mr. Cohen called the meeting to order at 2:28 PM.

ATTENDENCE
Present:
Voting: Mitch Cohen (Chairman), Paula Brouillette (Vice Chairman), Nancy Lane, and Shirley Mosczynski.
Non-Voting: Dean Iacobucci, Michael Guzinski (Executive Administrator), William Cundiff (Town Engineer).
Absent: Damian Sugrue (Non-Voting), Sarah McConnell (Voting), and Leslie Breault (Voting).

Mr. Cohen noted the purpose of this meeting is to ratify the contract information that has been supplied by Heery International and to submit information to the State.

MINUTES OF DECEMBER 7 AND 10, 2009
Mr. Cohen distributed copies of the drafted minutes from the December 7 and 10, 2009 meetings. Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to approve the December 7, 2009 minutes as presented. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Vote unanimous. Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to approve the School Building Committee Meeting minutes of December 10, 2009 as corrected. Ms. Lane seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

APPROVAL OF CONTRACT FOR OPM SERVICES
Mr. Cundiff noted that Heery provided a draft agreement for their services for Phase 1A for the OPM services. He discussed some of the changes in the agreement. He indicated that he asked that the wording which references the owner being the School Building Committee be changed to the Board of Selectmen. Mr. Cundiff noted that the Hourly Building Rate Schedule had a number of “to be determines” for staff levels which he asked them to provide the rates or remove those staff levels altogether. The agreement could then be modified at a later date or an amendment to the agreement could be made. At this time they are proposing to remove the staff levels. The fee noted is what was requested and the services are for the feasibility study as discussed. Mr. Cundiff noted that the Board of Selectmen met on Tuesday and authorized the School Building Committee to begin negotiations with Heery.
Mr. Cohen discussed the process of the next step which would be to recommend to the MSBA that they allow the School Building Committee to sign the contract. Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to approve the agreement as to form and approve sending it to the MSBA. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Some discussion held. Vote unanimous.
Mr. Cohen indicated that the MSBA should come back with a decision sometime in mid January. Some discussion held regarding sending this to the State. Mr. Iacobucci commended Mr. Cundiff for a job well done on keeping the records. Mr. Iacobucci indicated that the narrative will be written and he felt it important to include all of the issues to date. Mr. Guzinski indicated that he has been in touch with Ms. Sullivan from the MSBA to confirm the process of sending the packet to them. Mr. Cundiff indicated that letters would be sent to the other candidates that were interviewed thanking them for their time and advising them of the status at this point. Mr. Cundiff will continue working with Heery on scheduling. Mr. Guzinski will follow up with MSBA.

ADJOURNMENT
Mr. Cohen indicated that no further meetings of the School Building Committee will be scheduled until further information is received.
Ms. Mosczynski made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 2:40 PM. Ms. Brouillette seconded the motion. Vote unanimous.

Respectfully submitted,


Lisa Lannon
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