The publisher of MyRockyhillps.com has filed a complaint with the FOI commission against the Rocky Hill Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Jeffrey Villar, alleging multiple violations of the state's Freedom of Information statute.
During a recent Board of Education Finance committee meeting, the schools Superintendent, Dr. Jeffrey Villar, requested another $1,200, on top of the $3,300 already expended on development of the school's updated website for maintenance of the site.
A local website developer, in attendance, offered to donate (yes, free of charge) a state-of-the-art, Web 2.0 website to the Rocky Hill
school system, including hundreds of development and support man-hours.
vendor furthermore expressed his
opinion that the town had been overcharged for an inferior product.
Superintendent Jeffrey Villar proposed a 4.96% ($1.35Mil) increase in educational budget bringing it to $28.5 Mil for 2009-10 school year.
The budget is built around the following parameters
Superintendent Villar awarded the Connecticut Association of Public School Superintendentâ€™s Awards (CAPS) to eight deserving Rocky Hill students who have demonstrated excellence in academics, community service and leadership among their peers.Â
The Rocky Hill Board of Education at a special meeting on Feb. 28 unanimously appointed Dr. Jeffrey Villar to be the town's new superintendent of schools.
, who replaces long-time Superintendent Dr. J.A. Camille Vautour, has worked in the Meriden school system for the last nine years; he
most recently served as the associate superintendent of instruction, a position he
has held since 2005.
Prior to his move to Meriden, Villar, 37, served as the curriculum specialist/vice principal of the Sports Sciences Academy in Hartford.