Building committee makeup discussed – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

Building committee makeup discussed – The Martha’s Vineyard Times

The Edgartown choose board dedicated to supplying names for a Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School constructing committee, however mentioned an Oct. 31 deadline could also be unrealistic.

The choose board heard a report from Sam Hart, coordinator of particular initiatives for MVRHS, that the highschool committee would really like suggestions from the city for members on what’s slated to be a 12-member committee.
The constructing committee is one other step within the Massachusetts School Building Authority course of. 
Select board member Arthur Smadbeck mentioned he’d prefer to see two members of the committee representing Edgartown’s pursuits on the committee. “This committee goes to be extraordinarily necessary, extraordinarily necessary to the mission,” Smadbeck mentioned. 

Noting that the mission could possibly be upwards of $200 million, he added, “Getting it proper and getting the proper individuals goes to be necessary.”
Select board chair Margaret Serpa mentioned that whoever is chosen goes to wish to “commit plenty of time to this, and we have to have them comply with that.”
Smadbeck mentioned the varsity committee ought to play a key position in deciding who serves.Town administrator James Hagerty advised promoting for it, with out giving any particular {qualifications}, after which ahead the candidates on to the varsity committee for his or her consideration.

Lou Paciello, the city’s consultant to the regional committee, referred to as the deadline “just a little uncomfortable.”
Hart began off the dialog saying that Superintendent Richie Smith is looking for an extension of the deadline. The regional college committee will in the end decide the membership of the constructing committee, he mentioned.
If he doesn’t get that extension, Smadbeck mentioned, it would have to go ahead with placeholders.
Paulo DeOliveira was the one member of the general public to talk. “I might like to see a consultant of the Brazilian neighborhood,” he mentioned earlier than shortly including, “I’m not volunteering myself.”

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