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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

December 9, 2015

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Jennifer Day, Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton, Edward Hastings,   Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle, Katie Vose

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Donna Madore

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

Student   Representative

Ciara Tenney

 

7:00 p.m.

 

        1.  Opening:

 

        2.  Call to Order:

 

        3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

        4.  Presentations: 

                A.  RKO Audit Report – Parker Madden and Hank Farrar

    B.  CATC – Jim Holland

                                                    

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

          November 4, 2015.

                        http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/BoardMinutes151104.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education business meeting   of November 4, 2015.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

                           

       6.  Communications:

 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:              

 

       8.  Recognitions: 

                A.  Ward 3 Board Member Nicole Desjardins

               

       9.  Student Council Report:  Ciara Tenney

 

      10.  Informational Items:

    A.  Cony Extracurricular Nominations

                Attachment 1

    B.  Coaching Nomination

                Attachment 2

 

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Nicole Desjardins

                        1.  Finance Committee Meeting – December 7, 2015 – Minutes not available

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 3             

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting – December 7, 2015 – Minutes not

                              available                            

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                        1.  Personnel Committee Meeting – December 7, 2015 – Minutes not available

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton

                        1.  Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – November 4, 2015                                  http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/PolicyCommitteeMinutes151104.php

                        2.  Policy Committee Meeting – December 7, 2015 – Minutes not available.

                E.  Other Committee Reports:   

                              1.  Student Services Leadership Team meeting, November 4, 2015

                                        Attachment 4

                              2.  Student Services Leadership Team meeting, December 2, 2015

                                        Attachment 5

                              3.  CATC Advisory Committee meeting December 1, 2015

                                        Attachment 6

                                   

      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: 

   

      16.  New Business:

 

                     Motion to group items A through H.

Move to group   items A through H.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    A.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JLCE:  First Aid and Emergency Medical Care.

                Attachment 7

Move to approve the   first reading of policy JLCE:  First   Aid and Emergency Medical Care.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    B.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JLCE-R:  First Aid Administrative Procedure.

                Attachment 8

Move to approve the   first reading of policy JLCE-R:  First   Aid Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

   

    C.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy EBCE:  School Closings and Cancellations.

                Attachment 9

Move to approve the   first reading of policy EBCE:  School   Closings and Cancellations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

   

    D.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy EC:  Buildings and Grounds Management.

                Attachment 10

Move to approve the   first reading of policy EC:  Buildings   and Grounds Management.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    E.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy KI:  Visitors to the Schools.

                Attachment 11

Move to approve   the first reading of policy KI:    Visitors to the Schools.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    F.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy IJOA:  Field Trips and Other Student Travel.

                Attachment 12

Move to approve   the first reading of policy IJOA:    Field Trips and Other Student Travel.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    G.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GBI:  Staff Gifts and Solicitations.

                Attachment 13

Move to approve   the first reading of policy GBI:  Staff   Gifts and Solicitations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    H.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JFAA:  Admission of Resident Students.

                Attachment 14

Move to approve   the first reading of policy JFAA:    Admission of Resident Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

         Motion to group items I through L.

Move to group   items I through L.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    I.  Motion to delete policy KG:  Community Use of School Facilities.

                Attachment 15

Move to delete   policy KG:  Community Use of School   Facilities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    J.  Motion to delete policy KG-C:  Agreement of Rental of School Facilities.

                Attachment 16

Move to delete   policy KG-C:  Agreement of Rental of   School Facilities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    K.  Motion to delete policy KG-E:  Facilities Rate.

                Attachment 17

Move to delete   policy KG-E:  Facilities Rate.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    L.  Motion to delete policy KG-R:  Billing and Accounting Procedures.

                Attachment 18

Move to delete   policy KG-R:  Billing and Accounting   Procedures.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    M.  Motion to approve an out-of-state professional development request for Elizabeth Soares to

           attend the American Library Association Conference in Boston, MA January 8 – 11, 2016.

                Attachment 19

Move to approve an   out-of-state professional development request for Elizabeth Soares to attend   the American Library Association Conference in Boston, MA January 8 – 11,   2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    N.  Motion to approve an out-of-state professional development request for Jessica DeJongh to

          attend the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers conference in San

          Diego, CA January 29 – 31, 2016.

                Attachment 20

Move to approve an   out-of-state professional development request for Jessica DeJongh to attend   the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers conference in   San Diego, CA January 29 – 31, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

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:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

8:16 p.m.

 

 

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

 

January 13, 2016

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

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