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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting and Board Workshop

March 11, 2015

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Amanda Bartlett, Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton, Jennifer Neumeyer,   Deborah Towle, Katie Vose

 

The following Board Members were absent:

Board Members:

Jennifer Day

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Donna Madore

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

Student   Representative

Kelsey Rohman

 

 

7:00 p.m.

 

       1.  Opening:

 

       2.  Call to Order:

 

       3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

       4.  Presentation:  None

    

       5.  Approval of Minutes:

  A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of

        February 11, 2015.

       Attachment 1

Move to approve   the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of February   11, 2015.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle  Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6  to   0

 

B.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of March

      4, 2015.

       Attachment 2

Move to approve   the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of March 4,   2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 6 to 0

 

       6.  Communications:

                

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

                 A.  Resignations

                        Stephanie Connors, Special Education Teacher

                       

       8.  Recognitions: 

  

       9.  Student Council Report:  Kelsey Rohman

 

      10.  Informational Items:

                 A.  Approval of Early College Program Grant

                             Attachment 3

                 B.  Perkins Mini Grant

                             Attachment 4

                 C.  Letter of resignation from Board Member Amanda Bartlett

                             Attachment 5

 

      11.  Committee Reports:

                 A.  Finance Committee Report:   Nicole Desjardins

1.  Finance Committee Minutes of March 2, 2015 – No Meeting                

                              2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                         Attachment 6

                                         Attachment 7

                                         Attachment 8

                 B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                              1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes of March 2, 2015

                                         Attachment 9                       

                 C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                              1.  Personnel Committee, March 11, 2015 – No Minutes

                 D.  Policy Committee Report:  Amanda Bartlett

                              1.  Policy Committee Minutes of March 2, 2015 – No Meeting                                          

                 E.  Other Committee Reports:   

                              1.  Student Services Leadership Team

                                         Attachment 10

                              2.  Ad Hoc Technology Committee

                                         Attachment 11

                              3.  Technology Plan Committee

                                         Attachment 12

 

      12.  Consent Items: (all matters listed under this item will be considered routine and will be enacted

       by one motion.  A Board Member may ask to have an item(s) removed and considered

       individually.)               

    

      13.  Board Member Comment and/or Discussion on Non-Agenda Items:

 

      14.  Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:

 

      15.  Unfinished Business:

         

      16.  New Business:        

     A.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State travel request for the Key Club to attend the New

          England and Bermuda District of Key Clubs Educational Conference April 10 – 12, 2015, in

          Springfield, MA

    Attachment 13

Move to approve an   Out-of-State travel request for the Key Club to attend the New England and   Bermuda District of Key Clubs Educational Conference April 10 – 12, 2015, in   Springfield, MA

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

    

     B.  Motion to approve the proposed 2015-2016 School Calendar.

            Attachment 14

Move to approve the   proposed 2015-2016 School Calendar.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    6 to 0

 

     C.  Motion to approve a Professional Day Request for Paul Vachon to attend the Maine

           Interscholastic AD Conference in Rockland March 31 – April 2, 2015.

    Attachment 15  

Move to approve a   Professional Day Request for Paul Vachon to attend the Maine Interscholastic   AD Conference in Rockland March 31 – April 2, 2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

 

      17.  Assistant Superintendent’s Report:

 

      18.  Superintendent’s Report:

 

      19.  Reports from Other School Officials:

 

      20.  Audience Recognition for Non-Agenda Items:

 

21.  Budget Workshop 2015 – 2016 Operating Budget:

 

      22.  Adjourn:

     A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle Second:  Nicole   Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 6 to 0

9:20 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

 

April 8, 2015

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

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