Tri-Town School Union REgional Planning Board

What is a regional planning board? 

The purpose of the regional planning board is to assess whether or not to regionalize the elementary districts of Boxford, Middleton, and Topsfield. A regional planning committee determines: What do we do first? Who do we contact? What is a regional agreement? What are the implications: financial, educational, legal? How do we develop an agreement? How long will this take? A regional planning board has several responsibilities, including:

Next steps:

Authority to develop a regional planning board:

Any town either by a majority vote of its board of selectman and a majority vote of the school committee or by vote in town meeting duly called therefore, may create a special unpaid committee to be known as a regional school district planning committee, to consist of three members, including one member of the school committee, to be appointed by the moderator. The Town Moderator should inform the superintendent with names of the three individuals appointed to serve on the Regional School District Planning Committee.

TTU Regional Planning Board Committee Members
Regional Planning Committee Meeting Documents