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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

August 12, 2015

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Jennifer Day, Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton, Edward Hastings,   Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle

 

The following Board Member was absent:

Board Members:

Katie Vose

 

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.  Presentations: 

                A.  Childhood Hunger, Derek Grant, City Councilor                            

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

               A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting of July 8, 2015.

                        http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/BoardofEducationMinutes150708.php

 

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting   of July 8, 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 meeting of July 29, 2015.

                        http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/BoardofEducation150729.php

 

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting   of July 29, 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.  Marilyn Wood, Resource Room Teacher, Farrington Elementary School

                        2.  Helene Farrar, Part Time Art Teacher, Hussey Elementary School

                        3.  Teresa Beaudoin, Music/Choral Teacher, Cony High School

                        4.  Stephanie Mailhot, Grade 6-8 Music Teacher

                        5.  Stephanie Beale, School Nurse, Farrington Elementary School 

        8.  Recognitions:  

        9.  Student Council Report:  

      10.  Informational Items:

    A.  Letter from Shari Templeton of the Maine Department of Education

                Attachment 1   

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Nicole Desjardins

                        1.  Finance Committee Minutes – No meeting

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 2 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes – No meeting 

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                        1.  Personnel Committee - No meeting                                               

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton

                        1.  Policy Committee Minutes, August 3, 2015                                   http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/POLICYCOMMITTEEMINUTES150803.php                                                                                               

      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.)

 

Motion to add Alyssa Flye to agenda as candidate for K-1 Behavioral Teacher at Gilbert Elementary School. 

Move to add Alyssa   Flye to agenda as candidate for K-1 Behavioral Teacher at Gilbert Elementary   School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    6 to 0

   

    A.  Bobbi Jo Gundberg, candidate for School Nurse K-6.

                

    B.  Alyssa Flye, candidate for K-1 Behavioral Teacher at Gilbert Elementary School.

               

 Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Move to approve   the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    6 to 0

     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 Paula Bourque and Andrea Bryant to

          attend the National Council of Teachers of English National Conference , Nov. 19-22, 2015

          in Minneapolis, MN

                Attachment 5

                Attachment 6

Move to approve an   out of state travel request for Paula Bourque and Andrea Bryant to attend the   National Council of Teachers of English National Conference , Nov. 19-22,   2015 in Minneapolis, MN

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

     B.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GBI:  Staff Gifts and Solicitations.

                Attachment 7

Move to approve   the first reading of policy GBI:  Staff   Gifts and Solicitations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

     C.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy EBAC:  Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response

          Act.

                Attachment 8

Move to approve   the first reading of policy EBAC:    Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

     D.  Motion to delete policy DJGA:  Sales Calls and Demonstrations.

                Attachment 9

Move to delete   policy DJGA:  Sales Calls and   Demonstrations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

     E.  Motion to delete policy DLA:  Stop Payment Requests for Payroll Checks.

                Attachment 10

Move to delete   policy DLA:  Stop Payment Requests for   Payroll Checks.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

     F.  Motion to delete policy EA:  Support Services Goals.

                Attachment 11

Move to delete   policy EA:  Support Services Goals.

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: 

      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

7:45 p.m.

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings 

Curriculum & Education Committee, August 12, 5:30 p.m., City Center, Conference Room A

Curriculum & Education Committee, September 9, 5:30 p.m., City Center, Conference Room A

Personnel Committee, September 14, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Finance Committee, September 14, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Policy Committee, September 14, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

  

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting 

September 9, 2015

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

City Center