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Agenda
Augusta Board of Education
Business Meeting 
February 14, 2018
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.  Presentations: 

                A.  Special Education, Susan Walters

                          Attachment 1   

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

                     January 10, 2018.

              http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes180110.php  

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   Meeting of January 10, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

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

                     January 24, 2018.

              http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/SpecialMeetingMinutes180124.php  

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of January 24, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

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

                      February 5, 2018.              http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/SpecialBoardMeetingMinutes180205.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of February 5, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

       6.  Communications: - None 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements: - None              

       8.  Recognitions:  Paula Bourque, Maureen Cooper, Caroline Eldridge – National Board Certified

            Teachers

                         Attachment 2 

       9.  Student Council Report:  Brandon Gosselin 

      10.  Informational Items:

                A.  Student Teacher Placements

                           Attachment 3 

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Jason Bersani

                        1. Finance Committee Meeting Minutes – January 8, 2018                           http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/FinanceCommMinutes180108.php  

                        2.  Finance Committee Meeting, February 5, 2018 – No meeting                             

                        3.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 4 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting Minutes – January 10, 2018

             http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes180108.php 

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Kati McCormick

                        1.  Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – January 8, 2018
http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PersonnelCommMinutes180108.php

                        2.  Personnel Committee Meeting, February 5, 2018 – No meeting                                   

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Stacy Fortunato

                        1.  Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – January 8, 2018                             http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes010818.php

                        2.  Policy Committee Meeting, February 5, 2018 – 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.)

            1.  Susan Martin, Grade 4 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:

______________  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 a $100 gift card donation to Staples from an anonymous Central Maine

                     Power Company customer for Hussey Elementary School.

                          Attachment 5

Move to approve a   $100 gift card donation to Staples from an anonymous Central Maine Power   Company customer for Hussey Elementary School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  _____    to _____

 

                B.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development request for Maggie Wachtl

                     and Deborah Backman to attend the Goethe Institute – Pasch STEM Seminar March 23-25,

                     2018 in Washington, D.C.

                          Attachment 6

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Development request for Maggie Wachtl and Deborah   Backman to attend the Goethe Institute – Pasch STEM Seminar March 23-25, 2018   in Washington, D.C.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

               C.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Request for the Cony Madrigals to

                    perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City, April 19-23, 2018.

                         Attachment 7

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Student Activity Request for the Cony Madrigals to perform at   Carnegie Hall in New York City, April 19-23, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                D.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State professional development request for Emily Darby to

                      attend the International Convention and English Language Expo in Chicago, IL, March 27-

                      30, 2018.

                          Attachment 8

Move to approve an   Out-of-State professional development request for Emily Darby to attend the   International Convention and English Language Expo in Chicago, IL, March   27-30, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                E.  Motion to approve an overnight student activity request for CATC students to attend the

                      State of Maine SkillsUSA competition in Bangor, March 1-2, 2018.

                          Attachment 9

Move to Motion to approve   an overnight student activity request for CATC students to attend the State   of Maine SkillsUSA competition in Bangor, March 1-2, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________       Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __   to   __

 

                F.  Motion to approve an overnight student activity request for Cony High School band and

                     chorus to attend the All-State Music Festival in Orono, May 17-19, 2018.

                          Attachment 10

Move to approve an   overnight student activity request for Cony High School band and chorus to   attend the All-State Music Festival in Orono, May 17-19, 2018.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                G.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy EFDA:  Unpaid Meal Charges.

                          Attachment 11

Move to approve   the first reading of policy EFDA:    Unpaid Meal Charges.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                H.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy DJ:  Bidding/Purchasing Requirements.

                          Attachment 12

Move to approve   the first reading of policy DJ:    Bidding/Purchasing Requirements.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                I.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development Request for Dennis Dacus to

                    attend High 5 Adventure Skills Refresher Course, April 17, 2018, in Brattleboro, Vermont.

                          Attachment 13

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Development Request for Dennis Dacus to attend High   5 Adventure Skills Refresher Course, April 17, 2018, in Brattleboro, Vermont.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                J.  Motion to delete policy JHCA:  Physical Examinations of Students.

                          Attachment 14

Move to delete   policy JHCA:  Physical Examinations of   Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                K.  Motion to approve an Overnight Student Activity Travel Request for two National Honor

                      Society members to attend the Maine National Honor Society State Convention, March 15-

                      16, 2018 in Orono.

                          Attachment 15

Move to approve an   Overnight Student Activity Travel Request for two National Honor Society   members to attend the Maine National Honor Society State Convention, March   15-16, 2018 in Orono.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                L.  Motion to approve an Overnight Professional Development request for Rick Ray to attend

                     the Maine Counseling Association Spring Conference March 26 and 27, 2018 in Rockport,

                     Maine.

                          Attachment 16

Move to approve an   Overnight Professional Development request for Rick Ray to attend the Maine   Counseling Association Spring Conference March 26 and 27, 2018 in Rockport,   Maine.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________      Second:    ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                M.  Motion to approve a $685 donation from Seed Money for the Farrington Wildcat Garden to

                      repair the greenhouse.

                          Attachment 17

Move to approve a   $685 donation from Seed Money for the Farrington Wildcat Garden to repair the   greenhouse.

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 

Technology Planning Committee, February 13, 2:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Curriculum and Education Committee, February 14, 5:30 p.m., City Center

Board Budget Workshop, February 21, 6 p.m., City Center

Wellness Committee, February 27, 3:15 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Drop Out Prevention Cabinet, February 28, 2:45 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Board Budget Workshop, February 28, 6 p.m., City Center

Board Budget Workshop, March 5, 6 p.m., City Center

Student Services Leadership Team, March 7, 7 a.m., Cony

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
March 14, 2018
Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Council Chambers
City Center