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Minutes

Augusta Board of Education

Business Meeting

March 8, 2017

 

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Tom Connors, April Cusick, Staci Fortunato, Edward Hastings, Kati   McCormick, Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle

 

Also present were:

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:

 

        4.  Presentations: 

                A.  FoodCorps. – Renee Page, Jada Wensman

                B.  ELL at Farrington – Teresa Beaudoin, Sandy Belanger, Linda Herschenfeld, Shannon

                      Morgan, Robin Wilkinson

                           

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

          February 8, 2017.

              http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/BoardMinutes170208.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   meeting of February 8, 2017.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

   

       6.  Communications:

 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

               

       8.  Recognitions: 

 

       9.  Student Council Report:  Brandon Gosselin

 

      10.  Informational Items:

                A.  Coaching Nominations

                        Attachment 1

               

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:  

                        1.  Finance Committee Meeting, February 6, 2017 – No Meeting           

                        2.  Finance Committee Meeting, March 6, 2017 – No Meeting

                        3.  Business Manager’s Report

                                    Attachment 2 

 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report: 

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes, February 8, 2017                                   http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes170208.php  

 

                C.  Personnel Committee Report: 

                        1.  Personnel Committee Meeting, February 6, 2017 – No Meeting

                        2.  Personnel Committee Meeting, March 6, 2017 – No Meeting

 

                D.  Policy Committee Report:

                        1.  Policy Committee Meeting, February 6, 2017 – No Meeting

                        2.  Policy Committee Meeting, March 6, 2017 - 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.)

 

      13.  Board Member Comment and/or Discussion on Non-Agenda Items:

 

      14.  Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:

 

      15.  Unfinished Business:

 

            Motion to group Items A through D.

Move to group   Items A through D.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    A.  Motion to adopt policy IJNDC:  School System Website/Web Pages.

   Attachment 3

Move to adopt   policy IJNDC:  School System   Website/Web Pages.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    B. Motion to adopt policy IJNDC-R:  School System Website/Web Pages

         Administrative Procedure.

                Attachment 4

Move to adopt   policy IJNDC-R:  School System Website/Web   Pages Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    C. Motion to adopt policy IKADA:  Plagiarism.

                Attachment 5

Move to adopt   policy IKADA:  Plagiarism.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    D. Motion to adopt policy IKFA:  Early Graduation.

                Attachment 6

Move to adopt   policy IKFA:  Early Graduation.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

   

      16.  New Business:

    A.  Motion to approve a $100 donation from the Emblem Club for Hussey Elementary School.

                 Attachment 7

Move to approve a   $100 donation from the Emblem Club for Hussey Elementary School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    B. Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development for Brittany Green and Darren

         Joyce to attend the New England League of Middle Schools Annual Conference March 30

         and 31 in Providence, R.I.

                Attachment 8

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Development for Brittany Green and Darren Joyce to   attend the New England League of Middle Schools Annual Conference March 30   and 31 in Providence, R.I.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    C. Motion to approve an Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for High School Band

         and Chorus to travel to Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA, April 14, 2017.

                Attachment 9

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Student Activity Travel Request for High School Band and Chorus   to travel to Six Flags New England in Agawam, MA, April 14, 2017.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    D. Motion to approve an Out-of-State professional development for Dulsie Varney to attend the

        2017 Certified Pediatric Nurse Standard Setting Committee in Baltimore, MD, April 27 and

        28, 2017.

              Attachment 10

Move to approve an   Out-of-State professional development for Dulsie Varney to attend the 2017   Certified Pediatric Nurse Standard Setting Committee in Baltimore, MD, April   27 and 28, 2017. 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

 

    E. Motion to approve an Overnight Student Travel Request for the LGBTQ Group to attend the

        Rainbow Ball and Workshops at the University of Maine Machias, April 7 – 9. 2017.

              Attachment 11

Move to approve an   Overnight Student Travel Request for the LGBTQ   Group to attend the Rainbow   Ball and Workshops at the University of Maine Machias, April 7 – 9. 2017.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle     Second:    Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

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 Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

8:18 p.m.