Minutes

Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

  • July 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

Board Members Absent:

 

Laura Hamilton,   Katie Vose

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:  None   
  5. Approval of Minutes:
  • A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business meeting of June 8, 2016.
    Link

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   meeting of June 8, 2016.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • B.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of June 13, 2016.
    Link

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special   Meeting of June 13, 2016.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

       6.  Communications:

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

  • A.  Ashley Polson, Grade 8 Science Teacher, Cony Middle/High School
  • B.  Elana Nashelsky, ESL Teacher, Cony Middle/High School
  • C.  Shannon Morgan, Grade 1 Teacher, Farrington Elementary School 

       8.  Recognitions:

       9.  Student Council Report:  None

      10.  Informational Items:

  • A.  DOE Approval Letter

Attachment 1

      11.  Committee Reports:

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

Attachment 2 

  • B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose
  1. Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting Minutes, June 8, 2016
    Link
  • C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle
  1. Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes, June 6, 2016
    Link
  • D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton
  1. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, June 6, 2016
    Link                    
  • E.  Other Committee Reports:   
  1. Student Services Leadership Committee Minutes June 15, 2016

Attachment 3         

      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.  Julie Hutchinson, Grade 7-12 Special Education Teacher
  • B.  Shannon Morgan, Elementary ESL Teacher
  • C.  Sara Rowe, Elementary Half Time Art Teacher
  • D.  Jennifer Richardson, Behavior Support Teacher

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)    6 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 KE:  Public Concerns and Complaints.

Attachment 8

Move to adopt   policy KE:  Public Concerns and   Complaints.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • B.  Motion to adopt policy JICH:  Drug and Alcohol Use by Students.

Attachment 9

Move to adopt   policy JICH:  Drug and Alcohol Use by   Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

      16.  New Business:

  • A.  Motion to approve the Augusta School Department Administrator Evaluation Framework.

Attachment 10

Move to approve   the Augusta School Department Administrator Evaluation Framework.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • B.  Motion to approve the Teacher Performance Evaluation and Professional Growth Program.

Attachment 11

Move to approve   the Teacher Performance Evaluation and Professional Growth Program.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • C.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy ADC:  Tobacco Use and Possession.

Attachment 12

Move to approve   the first reading of policy ADC:    Tobacco Use and Possession.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • D.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy ADC-R:  Tobacco Use and Possession Administrative Procedure.

Attachment 13

Move to approve   the first reading of policy ADC-R:    Tobacco Use and Possession Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • E.  Motion to appoint Tom Connors, Edward Hastings with one open position to the Ad Hoc Non-Profit Committee previously approved at the April 13, 2016 board meeting.

Move to appoint   Tom Connors, Edward Hastings with one open position to the Ad Hoc Non-Profit   Committee previously approved at the April 13, 2016 board meeting.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • F.  Motion to approve an overnight trip request for students to attend the Bridge/Early College Summer Academy in Bangor June 27-29, 2016.  CATC and Cony were not made aware of the date until after the June Board meeting.

Attachment 14

Move to approve an   overnight trip request for students to attend the Bridge/Early College Summer   Academy in Bangor June 27-29, 2016.    CATC and Cony were not made aware of the date until after the June   Board meeting.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • G.  Motion to approve a $36,000 grant from the MELMAC Education Foundation to increase the aspirations and accessibility of college for Cony students.

Move to approve a   $36,000 grant from the MELMAC Education Foundation to increase the   aspirations and accessibility of college for Cony students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 to 0

  • H.  Motion to approve a $1,156.70 grant from an anonymous donor for the purpose of increasing the height of the CATC mezzanine railing.

Move to approve a   $1,156.70 grant from an anonymous donor for the purpose of increasing the   height of the CATC mezzanine railing.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle            Second:    Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  6 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)    6 to 0

7:47 p.m.

Scheduled Committee Meetings

  • Personnel Committee, August 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Finance Committee, August 1, 2016, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Policy Committee, August 1, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Curriculum and Education Committee, August 10, 5:30 p.m., City Center

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

  • August 10, 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