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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

April 13, 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

 

The following Board Member was absent:

 

Laura Hamilton

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Donna Madore

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

 

7:00 p.m.

 

        1.  Opening:

 

        2.  Call to Order:

 

        3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

        4.  Presentations: 

                A.  City Council Presentation

                B.  Teresa Beaudoin – Farrington Elementary School

 

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

          March 9, 2016.

http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/BoardMinutes20160309.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   Meeting of March 9, 2016.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

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

          March 23, 2016.

            http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/BoardMinutes160323.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of March 23, 2016.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

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

          April 7, 2016.

http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/BoardMinutes20160407.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of April 7, 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.  Rebecca Davis, Social Studies Teacher at Cony Middle/High School

                        2.  Wendy Fox, Title 1 Instructional Coach/Literacy Special at Lincoln Elementary

                        3.  Colleen Williams, Grade 8 Math and Science Teacher at Cony Middle/High School

                        4.  Paul Kennedy, Plumbing and Heating Instructor at Capital Area Technical Center

                        5.  Alyssa Flye, Student Support Teacher at Gilbert Elementary School

                        6.  Patricia Howe, Gifted and Talented District Program Coordinator

                        7.  Rachel Glynn, Grade 3 Teacher at Farrington Elementary School

 

       8.  Recognitions: 

 

       9.  Student Council Report:  Ciara Tenney

 

      10.  Informational Items:

                A.  Coaching Nominations

                        Attachment 1

 

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:   Jennifer Day

                        1.  Finance Committee Meeting Minutes – March 7, 2016                            http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/FinanceComm160307.php

                        2.  Finance Committee Meeting, April 4, 2016 – No Meeting                                  

                        3.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 2                         

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting Minutes – March 9, 2016                                  http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/CurrEdMinutes160309.php

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle

                        1.  Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – March 7, 2016

http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/PersonnelCommitteeMinutes160307.php

                        2.  Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – April 4, 2016                           http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/PersonnelComm160404.php

 

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton

                        1.  Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – March 7, 2016                   http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes160307.php           

                        2.  Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – March 16, 2016                 http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes160316.php        

                        3.  Policy Committee Meeting, April 4, 2016 – No Meeting                         

                E.  Other Committee Reports:   

                        1.  Student Services Leadership Team meeting March 2, 2016

                                    Attachment 3

                        2.  Dropout Prevention Cabinet meeting, March 30, 2016

                                    Attachment 5

 

      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:  None

 

      16.  New Business:

    A.  Motion to approve a donation of 293 pairs of shoes valued at $10,255 from CityReach

          Augusta for students of Lincoln Elementary School.

                Attachment 6

Move to approve a   donation of 293 pairs of shoes valued at $10,255 from CityReach Augusta for   students of Lincoln Elementary School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    B.  Motion to approve the School Counselor Evaluation Process.

                Attachment 7

Move to approve   the School Counselor Evaluation Process.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    C.  Motion to approve a Future Search for the Augusta School Department in the fall of 2016. 

Move to approve a   Future Search for the Augusta School Department in the fall of 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    D.  Motion to create an ad hoc committee to pursue the creation of a non-profit and criteria for

         donations. 

Move to create   an ad hoc committee to pursue the creation of a non-profit and criteria for   donations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    E.  Motion to amend the motion to allow administration to identify five elongated days to meet

         calendar requirements.

Move to amend the   motion to allow administration to identify five elongated days to meet   calendar requirements.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Day      Second:    Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

Motion to revise the 2015-2016 School Calendar and allow administration to identify five

elongated days to meet calendar requirements.

Move to revise the   2015-2016 School Calendar and allow administration to identify five elongated   days to meet calendar requirements.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    F.  Motion to approve a donation of books from Cheri Nicolosi for the Farrington Elementary

          School Library valued at approximately $173.

                Attachment 8

Move to approve a   donation of books from Cheri Nicolosi for the Farrington Elementary School   Library valued at approximately $173.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    G.  Motion to approve a donation from Camden National Bank for 10 care packages for needy

          students valued at approximately $300.

                Attachment 9

Move to approve a   donation from Camden National Bank for 10 care packages for needy students   valued at approximately $300.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle         Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

 

    H.  Motion to make the Bowling Club an official Augusta School Department Activity.

Move to make the   Bowling Club an official Augusta School Department Activity.

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

8:53 p.m.

 

 

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

 

May 11, 2016

Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.

Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.

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