3.1.1 Each party may reopen two non-monetary Articles or topics of bargaining each year for the length of the contract. By mutual agreement of both parties, an exception may be made to reopen issues related to benefits.
3.1.2 By mutual agreement, the parties may extend the term of this contract beyond June 30, 2016.
3.1.3 All meetings will be held as mutually agreed.
3.1.4 The District will provide a reasonable amount of release time for a reasonable number of Association members for negotiations.