At their Dec. 17 meeting, Superintendent Alan Pfeiffer said, Vassalboro School Board members unanimously approved two motions to cooperate with the selectmen in developing solar power in town.
The selectmen, on recommendations from the Solar Array Committee, previously agreed to invite the school department to join them in creating a solar project and sharing the electricity it produces. Their list of possible sites included the Vassalboro Community School grounds (see The Town Line, Dec. 19).
The first motion on the school board agenda approved participating in the solar project, as authorized by town meeting vote and conditional on the school sharing cost savings.
The second approved leaving the VCS campus on the list of sites to be considered, with the school board to have final approval if the VCS land is selected.
Pfeiffer said the next step is for selectmen to choose an expert to study proposed sites and recommend the one or ones most suitable.
School board members also continued review of school policies and discussed contract negotiations with school employees.
The next regular school board meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 14.
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