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MINUTES

AUGUSTA BOARD OF EDUCATION

BUSINESS MEETING

July 10, 2019

 

The following board members were present:

Chair:

Edward Hastings

Board Members:

Christopher Clarke, Jennifer Dumond, Staci Fortunato, Amanda Olson, Pia   Holmes, Kevin Lamoreau, Kati McCormick, Michael Michaud

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

 

7:00 p.m.

 

        1.  Opening:

 

        2.  Call to Order:

 

        3.  Pledge of Allegiance:

 

        4.  Presentations: None

 

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

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

                       June 12, 2019.

              http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes190612.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   Meeting of June 12, 2019

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

                

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

                       26, 2019.

             http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/SpecialBoardMeetingMinutes190626.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of June 26, 2019

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

       6.  Communications:  

 

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:  

 

       8.  Recognitions:  

 

       9.  Student Council Report: 

 

      10.  Informational Items:

                 A.  Professional Development

                         1.  Shelby Thibodeau, SPED Director’s Academy, 6/24/19

                         2.  Teresa Beaudoin, Foundations in Restorative Practices Program, 6/27/19

                         3.  Susan Walters, DOE Think Tank, 7/8/19

                         4.  Shelby Thibodeau, DOE Think Tank, 7/8/19

 

      11.  Committee Reports:

                A.  Finance Committee Report:  Jennifer Dumond

                        1.  Finance Committee, July 1, 2019 – No Meeting

                        2.  Business Manager’s Report

 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes

                        1.  Curriculum and Education Committee, June 12, 2019

           http://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommitteeMinutes190612.php

                       

                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Christopher Clarke

                        1.  Personnel Committee, July 1, 2019 – No Meeting

 

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Stacy Fortunato

                        1.  Policy Committee, July 1, 2019 – 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.)

 

                 A.  James Smith, Social Studies Teacher, Cony Middle/High School.

 

               Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Move to approve   the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

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

 

      14.  Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:

 

      15.  Unfinished Business:

                 A.  Motion to adopt policy AC-R:  Grievance Procedure for Persons with Disabilities.

                          Attachment 1

Move to adopt   policy AC-R:  Grievance Procedure for   Persons with Disabilities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

                B.  Motion to adopt policy KCD: Public Gifts/Donations to the Augusta School Department.

                          Attachment 2

Move to adopt   policy KCD: Public Gifts/Donations to the Augusta School Department.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

               C.  Motion to adopt policy KDD:  Media Relations.

                          Attachment 3

Move to adopt   policy KDD:  Media Relations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

               D.  Motion to adopt policy IHAI:  Capital Area Technical Center Applied Learning Projects.

                          Attachment 4

Move to adopt   policy IHAI:  Capital Area Technical   Center Applied Learning Projects.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

               E.  Motion to adopt policy BHC:  Board Communications with Staff.

                          Attachment 5

Move to adopt policy   BHC:  Board Communications with Staff.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

               F.  Motion to adopt policy KLGA:  Relations with School Resource Officers and Law

                     Enforcement Authorities.

                          Attachment 6

Move to adopt   policy KLGA:  Relations with School   Resource Officers and Law Enforcement Authorities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

               G.  Motion to adopt policy KLGA-R:  School Resource Officer/Law Enforcement

                     Administrative Procedure.

                          Attachment 7

Move to adopt   policy KLGA-R:  School Resource   Officer/Law Enforcement Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

               H.  Motion to adopt policy GBB:  Staff Involvement in Decision Making.

                          Attachment 8

Move to adopt   policy GBB:  Staff Involvement in   Decision Making.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

      16.  New Business:

                    A.  Motion to approve a $50 donation from Alexandra Richards for supplies for Autumn

                      Quick’s classroom at Cony.

                          

Move to approve a $50 donation from Alexandra   Richards for supplies for Autumn Quick’s classroom at Cony.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

 

      17.  Assistant Superintendent’s Report:  

 

      18.  Superintendent’s Report:  

       Mr. Anastasio reported on summer is cleaning and addressing any issues with ongoing maintenance

       that cannot happen during the school year; reported on administrative professional development;

       asked board to consider their upcoming evaluation and goals because that information can be helpful

       to administrators; board relations with the administrative team;  stipends for nationally certified

       teachers.

 

      19.  Reports from Other School Officials:  

 

      20.  Audience Recognition for Non-Agenda Items:  

 

      21.  Executive Session Re:  Labor Negotiations:

               A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session regarding labor contract negotiations pursuant to 1

         M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

Move to enter into Executive Session regarding labor   contract negotiations pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Christopher Clarke

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

7:24 p.m.

 

    B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session:

Move to exit from Executive   Session.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Jennifer Dumond

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

8:20 p.m.

 

      22.  Adjourn:

                 A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Amanda Olson

 

 

Motion passed 8 to 0

8:20 p.m.