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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

November 9, 2016

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Tom Connors, April Cusick, Jennifer Day, Edward Hastings, Jennifer   Neumeyer

 

The following Board Members were absent:

 

Deborah Towle,   Katie Vose

 

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: 

Motion by Jennifer Day to amend the agenda to add item D to “New Business” to approve the addition of two part time elementary Ed. Tech. II positions not to exceed $40,000.  Second by April Cusick, so moved 5-0. 

        4.  Presentations: 

                A.  RKO Audit Report – Parker Madden 

                B.  Special Education – Lynne Adams, Director of Special Education and Shelby Thibodeau,

                      Assistant Director 

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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


Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   meeting of October 12, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to  0

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

                     October 26, 2016.

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of October 26, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to  0

        6.  Communications:

        7.  Resignations and Retirements:

                A.  Retirements

                        1.  Lynne Cobb, Grade 7 English Language Arts Teacher at Cony Middle/High School

                        2.  John Pucciarelli, Director of Buildings and Grounds 

                B.  Resignations

                        1.  Nienke Adamse, Cony Middle School Science Teacher 

       8.  Recognitions:  

       9.  Student Council Report:  Brandon Gosselin 

      10.  Informational Items:

                A.  Maine Department of Education, Office of Special Services Letter

                      Attachment 1

                B.  Coaching Nominations

Attachment 2

                C.  Middle School Extracurricular Nominations

             Attachment 3

      11.  Committee Reports: 

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Jennifer Day

                        1.  Finance Committee Minutes, November 7, 2016 – Not available.  Minutes will be on

                             next board agenda. 

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 4  

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes, October 12, 2016                           http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes161012.php   

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                        1.  Personnel Committee Minutes, November 7, 2016 – Not available.  Minutes will be on

                             next board agenda.                            

                D.  Policy Committee Report: 

                        1. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, November 7, 2016   - Not available.  Minutes will

                            be on next board agenda.

                                   

      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: 

                A.  Motion to adopt policy KDB:  Public’s Right to Know/Freedom of Access.

                            Attachment 5

Move to adopt   policy KDB:  Public’s Right to   Know/Freedom of Access.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to  0

       16.  New Business:

                A.  Motion to expend not more than $10,000 for the purposes of securing PDT Architects’ services

                     to complete the Capital Construction Application and to secure an enrollment projection.         

Move to expend not   more than $10,000 for the purposes of securing PDT Architects’ services to   complete the Capital Construction Application and to secure an enrollment   projection.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to  0

 

                B. Motion to approve appointment by Chairperson Martin of Board Member Edward Hastings

                    as member of the CATC Advisory Committee.

Move to approve   appointment by Chairperson Martin of Board Member Edward Hastings as member   of the CATC Advisory Committee.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    5 to  0

 

                C.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development request for Jessica West to

                      attend the Leadership in Mathematics Education Network Communicate Support Motivate

                     (NCSM) Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX, April 3-5, 2017.

                             Attachment 6

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Development request for Jessica West to attend the   Leadership in Mathematics Education Network Communicate Support Motivate (NCSM)   Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX, April 3-5, 2017.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to  0

                D.  Motion to approve the addition of two part time special education elementary Ed. Tech. II

                      positions not to exceed $40,000. 

Move to approve   the addition of two part time special education elementary Ed. Tech. II   positions not to exceed $40,000. 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

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:

       21.  Adjourn:

                A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Jennifer Day    Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

8:00 p.m.

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting 

January 11, 2017

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

City Center