ARTICLE XXVIII
TERM OF AGREEMENT

Section 1 -- Duration
  Except as otherwise provided herein and in Section 2 below, this Agreement shall remain in full force and effect from July 1, 2006, through June 30, 2008

Section 2 -- Renegotiation
  No sooner than March 1, and no later than April 1, preceding expiration of this Agreement, the Association shall present its initial proposals. No later than April 15, the Parties shall commence meeting and negotiating for a successor agreement. Any agreement reached between the Parties shall, upon request, be reduced to writing, and, if ratified by the Association and adopted by the Board of Trustees, signed by both Parties.

Section 3 -- Amendment
  This Agreement shall not be opened during the term of this Agreement except by specific reference in this Agreement or by specific written mutual consent of the Parties.

Section 3 -- New Legislation
  Within thirty (30) days of the enactment of new federal or state laws that change any specific provision of this Agreement, the Parties shall meet, upon request, to renegotiate the specific provision or provisions changed by such legislation.