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.

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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.

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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.

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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, 8th Grade 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    
    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
    CurrEdMinutes160309.php
  • C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle
  1. Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – March 7, 2016
    PersonnelCommitteeMinutes160307.php
  2. Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes – April 4, 2016
    PersonnelComm160404.php
  • D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton
  1. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – March 7, 2016 
    PolicyCommMinutes160307.php
  2. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes – March 16, 2016    
    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 revise the 2015-2016 School Calendar.

Move to revise the 2015-2016 School Calendar.

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.
Scheduled Committee Meetings

  • Curriculum and Education Committee, April 13, 5:30 p.m., City Center
  • PEPG Committee, April 27, 3:30 p.m., Supt. Conference Room
  • Personnel Committee, May 2, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Finance Committee, May 2, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Policy Committee, May 2, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Student Services Leadership Team, May 4, 7 a.m., Cony
  • Curriculum and Education Committee, May 11, 5:30 p.m., City Center

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

  • May 11, 2016
  • Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
  • Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Council Chambers
  • City Center
Contacts

District Central Office
Phone (207) 626-2468
Fax       (207) 626-2444