The School Committee meets in a special session tonight to review the proposed 2013-2014 budget and appoint a new athletics director in East Providence.
The meeting starts at 6 pm in the Council Chamber in City Hall.
Bob Duarte, the assistant athletics director for 7 years, is expected to be appointed to take over for Paul Amaral, who announced his resignation after 7 years in the position. Duarte, 49, has been a history teacher and cross-country coach in the East Providence schools for many years.
Superintendent Kim Mercer will be presenting her first budget to the School Committee. She was appointed superintendent last spring.
Here is the complete agenda for tonight’s meeting:East Providence School Committee
145 Taunton Avenue
Council Chamber, 6 pm
I. Call to Order Public Session
II. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag & Moment of Silence
III. Presentation and Discussion of 2013-2014 Budget
IV. Action Items(s)
A. Personnel Appointments
V. Public Comment