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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

July 8, 2015

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Jennifer Day, Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton, Edward Hastings, Katie Vose

 

The following Board Members were absent:

Board Members:

Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle

 

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.  Proficiency Based Learning, Donna Madore, Assistant Superintendent of Schools

                        Attachment 1

               

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

               A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting of June 10, 2015.

                          http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/BoardMinutes150610.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting   of June 10, 2015.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins  Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 5 to 0

      

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

                      June 24, 2015.

                        http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/BoardMinutes150624.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   meeting of June 24, 2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins  Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

               

       6.  Communications:

 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

               

        8.  Recognitions: 

 

        9.  Student Council Report: 

 

      10.  Informational Items:

    A.  Letter from Department of Education on the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

                        Attachment 2

   

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Nicole Desjardins

                        1.  Finance Committee Minutes – No meeting

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 3

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes of June 10, 2015

                                    http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/CurriculumandEducationMinutes150610.php

                        2.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes of June 24, 2015

                                    http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/CurriculumandEducation150624.php

               C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                        1.  Personnel Committee - No meeting                                              

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton

                        1.  Policy Committee Minutes – No meeting

                                                                                               

      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.)

 

A.  None

 

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

 

      14.  Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:

 

      15.  Unfinished Business: 

    A.  Motion to adopt policy ID:  School Day.

                Attachment 4

Move to adopt   policy ID:  School Day.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins      Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

    B.  Motion to adopt policy ADC:  Tobacco Use and Possession.

                Attachment 5

Move to adopt   policy ADC:  Tobacco Use and   Possession.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins      Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

     C.  Motion to adopt policy EBCB:  Emergency Evacuation Drills.

                Attachment 6

Move to adopt   policy EBCB:  Emergency Evacuation   Drills.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

 Nicole   Desjardins      Second:  Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

      16.  New Business:

   

Motion to group items A through E.

Move to group   items A through E.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 5 to 0

 

    A.  Motion to delete policy AFE: Evaluation of Instructional Programs.

                Attachment 7

Move to delete   policy AFE:  Evaluation of   Instructional Programs.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

    B.  Motion to delete policy IGE:  Adult & Community Education Program.

                Attachment 8

Move to delete   policy IGE:  Adult & Community   Education Program.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

    C.  Motion to delete policy IGEA:  Adult Education for High School Dropouts.

                Attachment 9

Move to delete   policy IGEA:  Adult Education for High   School Dropouts.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

   

    D.  Motion to delete policy IGEB:  Adult High School Programs.

                Attachment 10

Move to delete   policy IGEB:  Adult High School   Programs.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

    E.  Motion to delete policy IL:  Testing Programs.

                Attachment 11

Move to delete   policy IL:  Testing Programs.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

    F.  Motion to approve Augusta School Department’s Capital Improvement Plan.

                Attachment 12

Move to approve   Augusta School Department’s Capital Improvement Plan.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins     Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

 

    G.  Motion to approve Art 109:  Photographic Vision and Digital Discovery Pilot Course.

                Attachment 13

Move to approve   Art 109:  Photographic Vision and   Digital Discovery Pilot Course.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins      Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

   

    H.  Motion to approve a donation from Nicholas Stiles of a recording/mixing board for Cony

          Auditorium valued at approximately $1,000.

Move to approve   the donation from Nicholas Stiles of a recording/mixing board for the Cony   Auditorium valued at approximately $1,000.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins      Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 5 to 0

   

    I.  Motion to approve the Augusta School Departments’ Lau Plan, which will be included in the

        Comprehensive Education Plan.

                Attachment 14

Move to approve   the Augusta School Departments’ Lau Plan, which will be included in the   Comprehensive Education Plan.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins      Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 5 to 0

   

    J.  Motion to approve a $1,000 donation from Hannaford Helps Schools for Cony High School.

Move to approve a   $1,000 donation from Hannaford Helps Schools for Cony High School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins      Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

  

    K.  Motion to approve a Safety Enhancement Grant of $2,000 from the Maine Municipal

          Association.

                Attachment 15

Move to approve a   Safety Enhancement Grant of $2,000 from the Maine Municipal Association.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins  Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to  0

 

    L.  Motion to approve Augusta School Department’s new Academic Performance Standards

          Report Card for grades K through 6.

                Attachment 16

Move to approve   Augusta School Department’s new Academic Performance Standards Report Card   for grades K through 6.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins      Second:    Laura Hamilton

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 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:

Nicole Desjardins  Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 5 to 0

7:45 p.m.

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

 

August 12, 2015

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

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