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Agenda

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting 

December 13, 2017

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m. 

City Center – Council Chambers

 

7:00 p.m.

 

        1.  Opening:

 

        2.  Call to Order:

 

        3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

        4.  Presentation: 

    A.  Numbers Corner - Troy Alexander, Samantha Simmons, Caroline Eldridge, Jessica West

                Attachment 1

   

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

          November 8, 2017.

              http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes171108.php  

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   Meeting of November 8, 2017.

  

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

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

          November 9, 2017.

              http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes171109.php  

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of November 9, 2017.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

       6.  Communications:

 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

                A.  Resignations

                        1.  Erica DeVito, ELL Teacher, Cony High School

                        2.  Marjorie Wise, Functional Skills Teacher, Cony High School

 

       8.  Recognitions:

                A.  Kimberly Martin, Board Chair

                B.  Deborah Towle, Ward 2 Board Member

                C.  Jennifer Neumeyer, At Large Board Member

 

       9.  Student Council Report:  Brandon Gosselin

 

      10.  Informational Items:

                A.  Coaching Nominations

                            Attachment 2

                B.  Catholic Charities Grant

                            Attachment 3

                C.  Volunteer Handbook

                            Attachment 4

 

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Edward Hastings

                        1. Finance Committee Meeting Minutes – November 6, 2017                                   http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/FinanceCommMinutes171106.php  

                        2.  Finance Committee Meeting Minutes - December 4, 2017                                   http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/FinanceCommMinutes171204.php

                        3.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 5

 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Jennifer Neumeyer

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting Minutes – November 8, 2017                            http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes171108.php

 

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Tom Connors

                        1.  Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – November 6, 2017                               http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PersonnelCommMinutes171106.php

                        2.  Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – December 4, 2017                               http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PersonnelCommMinutes171204.php

 

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Stacy Fortunato

                        1.  Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – November 6, 2017                                    http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes171106.php

                        2.  Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – December 4, 2017                         http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes171204.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.)

 

    A.  Emily Darby, ELL Teacher, Cony High School

    B.  Jodie Kurz, Special Education Teacher, Cony High School

 

    Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented:

Move to approve   the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

__________    Second:  __________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

      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 the Augusta School Department’s Resolution in Support of Public

          Education.

                Attachment 6

Move to approve   the Augusta School Department’s Resolution in Support of Public Education.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

    B.  Motion to approve an Out-of-Country Student Activity Travel Request for Cony Spanish

          Club to travel to Guatemala, February 15-25, 2018.

                Attachment 7

Move to approve an   Out-of-Country Student Activity Travel Request for Cony Spanish Club to   travel to Guatemala, February 15-25, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    C.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for the Boys Varsity

          Basketball team to attend a basketball game at Boston College, January 13, 2018 in Newton,

          MA.

                Attachment 8

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for the Boys Varsity Basketball   team to attend a basketball game at Boston College, January 13, 2018 in   Newton, MA.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    D.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Request for the Cony Wrestling Team

          to attend the New England High School Wrestling Championships March 2 and 3, 2018 in

          Providence, R.I.

                Attachment 9

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Student Activity Request for the Cony Wrestling Team to attend   the New England High School Wrestling Championships March 2 and 3, 2018   in           Providence, R.I.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed:  __ to __

 

    E.  Motion to approve a 1½ percent increase for all non-represented employees.

                Attachment 10

Move to approve a   1½ percent increase for all non-represented employees.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    F.  Motion to approve an Overnight Student Activity Travel Request for the Outing Club to

         attend the Hidden Valley Nature Club in Jefferson, Maine, January 13-14, 2018.

                Attachment 11

Move to approve an Overnight Student Activity Travel Request for the   Outing Club to attend the Hidden Valley Nature Club in Jefferson, Maine,   January 13-14, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________       Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __   to   __

 

    G.  Motion to delete policy JLDBG-R: Reintegration of Juveniles from Correctional Facilities:

         Training for School Personnel – Administrative Procedures.

                Attachment 12

Move to delete   policy JLDBG-R: Reintegration of Juveniles from Correctional Facilities:   Training for School Personnel - Administrative Procedures.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    H.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JLCA:  Physical Examinations of Students.

                Attachment 13

Move to approve the   first reading of policy JLCA:  Physical   Examinations of Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

_____________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    I.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy BCB:  Conflict of Interest.

                Attachment 14

Move to approve the   first reading of policy BCB:  Conflict   of Interest.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    J.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JJI:  Augusta Board of Education Philosophy of

        Athletics.

                Attachment 15

Move to approve   the first reading of policy JJI:    Augusta Board of Education Philosophy of Athletics.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    K.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JJIBB: Sportsmanship.

                Attachment 16

Move to approve   the first reading of policy JJIBB: Sportsmanship.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

    L.  Motion to approve an Overnight Student Activity Travel Request for the Wresting Team to

          attend the Noble Invitational Wrestling Tournament, December 29 and 30, 2017 in North

          Berwick, ME.

                Attachment 16

Move to approve an   Overnight Student Activity Travel Request for the Wresting Team to attend the   Noble Invitational Wrestling Tournament, December 29 and 30, 2017 in North           Berwick, ME.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

      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:

______________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _____ to ______

 

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings

 

Curriculum and Education Committee, December 13, 5:30 p.m., City Center

Joint Conference Committee, December 14, 5 p.m., City Center, Conf. Room A

Reception for Board Chair, Kimberly Martin, December 18, 5:30 p.m., CATC Conference Room

Wellness Committee, December 19, 3:15 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Student Services Leadership Team, January 3, 7:00 a.m., Cony

Swearing in Ceremony, January 4, 7 p.m., City Center

Personnel Committee, January 8, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Finance Committee, January 8, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Policy Committee, January 8, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Curriculum and Education Committee, January 10, 5:30 p.m., City Center 

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting 

January 10, 2018

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

Council Chambers

City Center