The Board of the Essex Westford Educational Community Unified Union School District met on April 4th in the Essex High School library. Draft minutes are available here. Highlights of the meeting include:
-The centerpiece of the meeting was a presentation by Board Chair Martha Heath on the budget. A number of community members were present and asked questions about the information presented, which will be discussed again at the April 10th Annual Meeting and voted on by Australian ballot on April 11th.
-Brendan Kinney updated the Board on the plans for the transportation engagement scheduled for April 19th at Essex High School, to involve all three communities, district and bus company employees.
-The Board approved a number of new hires throughout the district, replacing retiring teachers or filling new positions.
The next regular board meeting will occur on Tuesday, April 18th in the Essex High School library.