Minutes

Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting 

  • June 8, 2016
The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Tom Connors, April Cusick, Jennifer Day, Laura Hamilton, Edward   Hastings, Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle, Katie Vose

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Donna Madore

Business Manager

7:00 p.m.

  1. Opening:
  2. Call to Order:
  3. Pledge of Allegiance:
  4. Presentations:
    • A. cPort Credit Union Scholarship Winners

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

  • A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting of May 11, 2016.
    BoardMin160511.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting of   May 11, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle    Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  8 to 0

  • B.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of May 25, 2016.
    BoardMinutes160525.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of May 25, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle    Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  8 to 0

  • C.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of June 2, 2016.
    BoardMinutes160602.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of June 2, 2016.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle    Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  8 to 0

       6.  Communications:

  • A.  Letter from parents

Attachment 1

         7.  Resignations and Retirements:             

        8.  Recognitions:

        9.  Student Council Report:  Ciara Tenney

      10.  Informational Items:

  • A.  Early College Program Grant

Attachment 2

  • B.  Time & Tide School Garden Grant Program

Attachment 3

      11.  Committee Reports:

  • A.  Finance Committee Report:   Jennifer Day
    1. Finance Committee Meeting, June 6, 2016 - No meeting
    2. Business Manager’s Report

Attachment 4  

  • B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose
    1. Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting, May 11, 2016 – No meeting
  • C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle
    1. Personnel Committee Meeting, June 6, 2016 – Minutes not available
  • D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton
    1. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, May 18, 2016
      PolicyCommitteeMinutes160518.php
    2. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, June 6, 2016 – Minutes not available
  • E.  Other Committee Reports:  
    1. Drop Out Prevention Committee Minutes – May 25, 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.)

  • A.  Brenda Maines, Grade 8 ELA Teacher, Cony Middle School        
  • B.  Sandra Turgeon, Math Teacher at Cony Middle School                            
  • C.  Christine Blaisdell, Math Teacher at Cony Middle School                         
  • D.  Sarah McDougall, Part-time Art Teacher at Cony Middle/High School                           
  • E.  Sara Duran, Resource Room Teacher at Gilbert Elementary School
  • F.  Shawn Johnson, Guidance Counselor at Cony Middle School                          
  • G.  Anna Tibbetts, K-6 Art Teacher at Gilbert and Farrington Elementary Schools                          
  • H.  Victoria Weber, First Grade Teacher at Farrington Elementary School                          
  • I.  Rebecca Severy, Kindergarten Teacher at Farrington Elementary School                            
  • J.  Thomas Holzwarth, Building Construction Instructor at CATC

Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Move to approve   the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle    Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  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:

      16.  New Business:

  • A.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy KE:  Public Concerns and Complaints.

Attachment 16

Move to approve   the first reading of policy KE:  Public   Concerns and Complaints.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle    Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  8 to 0

  • B.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JICH:  Drug and Alcohol Use by Students.

Attachment 17

Move to approve   the first reading of policy JICH:  Drug   and Alcohol Use by Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle    Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  8 to 0

  • C.  Motion to approve the Hannaford Helps Award for $1,000 sponsored by Hannaford.

Attachment 18

Move to approve   the Hannaford Helps Award for $1,000 sponsored by Hannaford.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle    Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  8 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.  Executive Session re:  Personnel:

  • A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session, for the evaluation of the superintendent, pursuant tom1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6) (A):

Move to enter into Executive   Session, for the evaluation of the superintendent, pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §   405(6) (A):

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle   Second:    Jennifer Day

April Cusick, Jennifer Day, Kimberly Martin,   Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle

Tom Connors, Laura Hamilton, Edward   Hastings, Katie Vose

Motion Passed/Failed  5 to 4

8:44 p.m.

  • B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session.

Move to exit from Executive   Session.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle  Second: Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion Passed/Failed 8 to 0

9:37 p.m.


 

      22.  Adjourn:

  • A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Jennifer Day     Second:  Katie Vose

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 8 to 0

9:37 p.m.


Scheduled Committee Meetings

  • Curriculum and Education Committee, June 8, 5:30 p.m., City Center
  • Board Workshop, June 22, 2016, 5:30 p.m., CATC Cafeteria

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

  • July 13, 2016
  • Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
  • Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Council Chambers
  • City Center
Contacts

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Phone (207) 626-2468
Fax       (207) 626-2444