Black River Independent School Committee

Date/Time: 11/29/2018 @ 6:30pm

Location: Black River High School Middle School Library


  1. Call to Order: Called to order @ 6:51pm by John
  1. Roll Call: Suzy Buckley, Melissa Perrino, John Bannon, Marissa Selleck
  2. Discussion of Agenda: Additions & Deletions-Postpone III. B. @. Individual Reading Packets

II. Approval of Minutes

             A. 11/01/2018: Motion made by Melissa, seconded by Marissa.  Passed

             B. 11/15/2018: Postpone, power outage from storm limited access

III. Business

             A. Updates

                1. Contacts via Melissa/Marissa: Meeting on Friday, December 7th at 2pm

                with Vail North East COO Doug Pierini at Okemo Admin

                -Prep Key Points: Stay vibrant to entice youth and bring in families; Share

                professional information/feedback from consultants; Provide viability data;

                and, stay positive.  

             B. Discussion

                1. Fundraising Campaign: Reach out to OMS again to bounce ideas off of;

*To Do (MS)-Follow up with local business contacts

*To Do (MS)-Possible Doodle poll for possible dates/times to meet for leg work of printing letter and filling/stamping/addressing letters to mail ASAP.

Review mailer & cost options (Xmas card version?)

-Timing, viability with holidays & tax seasons.

Key Point: Fine tune letter asap to mail!

Also, paramount is getting the word out; ie: letter (priority), mailer, phone calls, OVTV, paper, etc.

Idea floated of having a Town Liaison, communicating between all of the committees, groups, resources, etc.  

IV. Public Comment-N/A

V. Suggested Items for 12/13/2018

Meeting Update w/ Vail North East COO

Finalize Letter

Dates/Times to meet for Leg Work on stuffing envelopes

Fundraising Campaign Process

VI. Adjournment-Adjourned at 7:37pm by John