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SCHOOL TRANSITION COMMITTEE MEMBERS WANTED

This board will be appointed by the Selectmen made up of an existing school board member and 2 appointed by the Selectboard.  This transition committee will serve until a school board is elected.

The purpose of the transition committee is to begin the groundwork for the elected schoolboard:

Transition Committee Purpose:

·         They may hire a consultant to evaluate the needs/quality/replacement of facilities, vehicle, equipment, etc.

·         Draft a proposal on how the central office could function either on their own or in conjunction with the Town Offices.

·         Explore what services the Town/School can share: plowing, mowing, maintenance, etc.

·         Draft proposals for capital plans, such as vehicle rotation, building repairs, vision for future expansion.

·         Look at establishing reserve accounts, particularly a special education reserve.

·         Review collective bargaining agreements, make recommendations to school board. (Town Attorney/Consultant help with this issue.)

·         Review contracts what could be shared between school/town (copiers, software, etc.)

·         Recommendations on staffing: Develop job descriptions, job advertisements, review existing job descriptions.

·         Draft a Superintendent Agreement (Attorney help with this issue).  Review the MSA website regarding salary survey.

·         Draft a line-item budget. (Draft/recommendations only)

 

The transition team cannot do the following:

·         Hire a superintendent.

·         Hire administrative personnel.

·         Establish a budget (they can prepare budget recommendations)

 

If you are interested in serving please send an email of interest to: townmanager@richmondmaine.com.  This committee will be appointed at the November 28th Selectmen Meeting.

Nomination papers for the School Board will be available on November 28 at the Town Office. 

There will be five (5) school board member positions.

THE SPECIAL ELECTION WILL BE HELD MARCH 7, 2023 AT THE RICHMOND TOWN OFFICE FROM 8A.M. TO 8P.M.




COVID-19 RESOURCES

https://www.maine.gov/governor/mills/official_documents

https://www.maine.gov/covid19/

https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/coronavirus/travel.shtml

https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/mecdc/infectious-disease/epi/airborne/documents/frequently-asked-questions.pdf

 

 




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News & Updates

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11-23-22 Town Office Closing at Noon

11-24-22 Town Office Closed-Happy Thanksgiving

11-28-22 Selectmen, 5:30p.m.-Agenda

12-2-22 Town Tree Lighting-5:30p.m.

12-12-22 Selectmen Meeting-5:30p.m.


Board & Committee Openings


Appeals Board:
 1 Member, 2 alternate members for a 3 year term; 
Community Dev. Revolving Loan Fund: 1 alternate members for a 2 year term;
Richmond Recreation: 3 Members
Land Use Review Committee: 1 Member

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