because the state isn't giving the exams anymore
O'Connell: state said no plans in near future to conduct the test
"no prospect of ever achieving civil service status" for provisional status
could we ask Legislature to intervene?
Petty: would like to know what groups of people this affects (from City Manager)
Monfredo references Luster: last time we had this was in 2004, and worked for both city and school sides
requires vote of both School Committee, City Council, and agreement of Council
for bidding, seniority allows for bidding (not just civil service status)
only provision they don't have is access to sick leave bank
and we had a Jack Navin sighting!