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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting and Board Workshop

April 8, 2015

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Jennifer Day, Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton, Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle, Katie Vose

 

The following Board Members were absent:

Board Members:

Amanda Bartlett

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Donna Madore

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

 

 

7:00 p.m.

 

        1.  Opening:

 

        2.  Call to Order:

 

        3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

        4.  Presentation: 

 

                A.  Merging Initiatives at Hussey School – Merging RTI for Academics and RTI for

                      Behavioral Support - Troy Alexander and Anita Hopkins

                        Attachment 1

 

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

                      March 11, 2015.

                        Attachment 2

Move to approve   the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of March 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 25, 2015.

                        Attachment 3

Move to approve   the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of March 25,   2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

      

       6.  Communications:

 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

                A.  Resignations

                        1.  Ashley Stowe, Second Grade Teacher at Lincoln Elementary School

                                    Attachment 4

 

                        2.  Joan Savage, Grade 7 Math and Science Teacher at Cony

                                    Attachment 5

 

                        3.  Mary Ripa, Grade 7 Social Studies Teacher at Cony

                                    Attachment 6

 

        8.  Recognitions:

 

        9.  Student Council Report:  None

 

      10.  Informational Items:

    A.  Spring Coaching Nominations

                        Attachment 7

 

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Nicole Desjardins

                        1.  Finance Committee Minutes of April 6, 2015 – Minutes not available

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 8

 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes of April 8, 2015 – Minutes not

                             available

                       

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                        1.  Personnel Committee Minutes of March 11, 2015

                                    Attachment 9

                        2.  Personnel Committee Minutes of April 6, 2015 – Minutes not available

 

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Amanda Bartlett

                        1.  Policy Committee Minutes of April 6, 2015 – Minutes not available

 

                E.  Other Committee Reports:

                        1.  Ad Hoc Technology Committee, March 25, 2015

                                    Attachment 10

                        2.  Student Services Leadership Team, April 1, 2015

                                    Attachment 11

                        3.  Drop Out Prevention Committee, April 1, 2015

                                    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:  None

               

      16.  New Business:

    A.  Motion to approve changes to the Comprehensive Agreement between the Augusta Board of

         Education and the Augusta Administrators Association.

Move to approve   changes to the Comprehensive Agreement between the Augusta Board of Education   and the Augusta Administrators Association.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

 

    B.  Assignment of Board Representation at End of Year Ceremonies:

 

Adult Education Graduation:  Jennifer Day and Nicole Desjardins

Cony Middle School Promotion: Laura Hamilton and Kimberly Martin

Cony High School Graduation: Kimberly Martin and Laura Hamilton

Staff Recognition Day: Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle, Katie Vose, Kimberly Martin

and Laura Hamilton

CATC Student Recognition: Amanda Bartlett, Katie Vose, and Deborah Towle

 

Move to approve   assignment of Board Representation at End of Year Ceremonies.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second: Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 6 to 0

 

    C.  Motion to approve the donation of twenty-six power tools by Tractor Supply Company for

         CATC valued at approximately $1,000.

                 Attachment 13

Move to approve the   donation of twenty-six power tools by Tractor Supply Company for CATC valued   at approximately $1,000.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

 

    D.  Motion to approve a donation of books valued at approximately $200 to the Farrington

          Library from Cheri Nicolosi.

Move to approve a   donation of books valued at approximately $200 to the Farrington Library from   Cheri Nicolosi.

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.  Adjourn:

    A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle   Second:  Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 6 to 0

7:32 p.m.