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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

September 14, 2016

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Tom Connors, April Cusick, Jennifer Day, Edward Hastings, Jennifer   Neumeyer, Deborah Towle, Katie Vose

 

Board Members Absent:

 

Laura Hamilton

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Donna Madore

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

Student Representative   to the Board

Brandon Gosselin

 

7:00 p.m.

 

        1.  Opening:

 

        2.  Call to Order:

 

        3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

        4.  Presentations: 

                A.  Student Supports – Kim Silsby, Cony Middle/High School Principal, Kristie Jernigan,

                      Reintegration Specialist, Carly Wiggins, School Resource Officer

 

                B.  Data from the Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey – Kim Silsby, Cony Middle/High

                     School Principal and Holly Kiidli, Healthy Communities of the Capital Area

 

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

          August 10, 2016.

            http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/BoardMinutes160810.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   meeting of August 10, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

               

       6.  Communications:

 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

                A.  Resignations

                        1.  Melissa Dumoulin, CNA Instructor, CATC

                        2.  Zack Freeman, Math Teacher, Cony High School

 

       8.  Recognitions:  Swearing in of Brandon Gosselin, Student Representative to the Board

 

       9.  Student Council Report:  Brandon Gosselin

 

      10.  Informational Items:

    A.  Fall Coaching Nominations

                Attachment 1

 

      11.  Committee Reports:

 

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Jennifer Day

                        1.  Finance Committee Meeting Minutes, September 12, 2016 - Minutes on next Board

                             Agenda

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 2 

 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting August 10, 2016 – No Meeting

 

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                        1.  Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes, September 12, 2016 - Minutes on next Board

                             Agenda                             

 

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton

                        1.  Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, September 12, 2016 - Minutes on next Board

                             Agenda                             

 

                E.  Other Committee Reports:   

                        1.  Student Services Leadership Committee Minutes, September 7, 2016

                                    Attachment 3

 

      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.  Katherine Ayer, Part Time Art Teacher, Cony High School

                           

                B.  Nicholas Smith, Plumbing and Heating Instructor, CATC

                           

                C.  Katrina Gavettt, Resource Room Teacher at Farrington

                           

 

 Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Move to approve   the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

 

      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 JHFD:  Student Automobile Use.

                Attachment 4

Move to adopt   policy JHFD:  Student Automobile Use.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    B.  Motion to adopt policy BEDI:  Board Relations with the Media.

                Attachment 5

Move to adopt   policy BEDI:  Board Relations with the   Media.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

      16.  New Business:

    A.  Motion to approve a $100 donation from Connected Credit Union to purchase classroom

          supplies for Gilbert Elementary School.

                Attachment 6

Move to approve a   $100 donation from Connected Credit Union to purchase classroom supplies for   Gilbert Elementary School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    B.  Motion to approve a Student Activity Travel Request for German students to travel to

          Germany and Austria June 16 – July 3, 2017.

                Attachment 7

Move to approve a   Student Activity Travel Request for German students to travel to Germany and Austria   June 16 – July 3, 2017.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Neumeyer       Second:  Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    C.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development Request for Stew Brittner,

          Laurie Dale, and Chad Foye to attend the League of Innovative Schools October 21, 2016 in

          Norwood, MA

                Attachment 8

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Development Request for Stew Brittner, Laurie Dale,   and Chad Foye to attend the League of Innovative Schools, October 21, 2016 in   Norwood, MA

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 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:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

8:48 p.m.

 

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

 

October 12, 2016

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

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