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Local School Advisory Committee

Minutes of April 30, 2012


  1. Joint discussion with Hancock and Ellsworth re: Withdrawal Plans
  2. Principal's Report
  3. Plans for Monday, May 7th forum

Attending: Brett Jones, Gordon Donaldson, Nate Mason, Dale McCurdy, from Hancock: Clayton Nowell, Rich Malaby, Beverly Johnston, (2 others); from Ellsworth: Ken Shea and Mark Rosborough; Ann McCann

Ellsworth has enough signatures and will vote on whether or not to begin to formulate a plan for an alternative structure to the RSU, on June 12 th as will Lamoine and Hancock Discussion centered around common efforts shared rather than duplicated. Each noted where they were in the ‘process'.

Major concerns for all parties: loss of local control and decision making; loss of community involvement; a growing ‘detachment' of the citizenry; and loss of personnel (especially Hancock).

Questions still to be answered:

A joint sub-committee will meet in City Hall May 9 th at 6:30 P.M.

2. Principal's Report was presented.

3. Agenda for Monday's Forum 6:30, May 7th .

Ann McCann

Recording Secretary