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Village of Pelham mayor to speak at school board meeting about request to build stormwater reservoirs under Julianne’s Playground

Editor’s note: This press release was provided by the Pelham Union Free School District. The Pelham Examiner publishes press releases in the form received as a service to the community.

The Board of Education will meet at 6:30pm on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 in Room 280 in Pelham Middle School, 28 Franklin Place, Pelham, NY 10803. It is anticipated that the Board will immediately consider a motion to enter executive session to discuss matters relating to collective bargaining negotiations with the Pelham Teachers Association pursuant to Article 14 of the Civil Service Law. The Board is expected to reconvene in public in the Pelham Middle School Library at approximately 7:30pm for the regular business portion of the meeting. The meeting can be viewed on YouTube live.

Members of the public may attend the meeting in-person.

At the meeting, the Board will honor outgoing District Clerk Pauline Davies as well as PMHS Senior Vincent Salerno who was recently nominated for the U.S. Presidential Scholar program. Additionally, PMHS Principal Mark Berkowitz will present an update on the Vision for the High School. The Board will also be joined by Village of Pelham Mayor Chance Mullen who will share information related to the Village’s request to construct a water retention center at Julianne’s Playground as part of its flood remediation efforts. Finally, Dr Champ will provide a mid-year update on progress toward the District’s Strategic Plan.

In addition to Dr. Champ’s Superintendent’s report, the agenda may include updates from each School Board committee, Finances and Facilities, and Human Resources. Additionally there may be an update on academic progress and the District’s efforts to meet student needs as well as updates on the three goal areas of the Strategic Plan: Cultural Competence, Authentic Learning, and the Whole Child.

The full meeting agenda will be available approximately 24 hours before the meeting on BoardDocs. To access the agenda once it has been posted, visit and click “Meetings and Coffees” under the “Board of Education” tab. Then click the button for “Agendas and Minutes” and click the link for the “January 17, 2024” meeting.


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