Minutes

Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

  • September 14, 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

Board Members Absent:

 

Laura Hamilton

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

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.  Student Supports – Kim Silsby, Cony Middle/High School Principal, Kristie Jernigan, Reintegration Specialist, Carly Wiggins, School Resource Officer
  • B.  Data from the Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey – Kim Silsby, Cony Middle/High School Principal and Holly Kiidli, Healthy Communities of the Capital Area

        5.  Approval of Minutes:

  • A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business meeting of August 10, 2016.

http://cms2.revize.com/revize/augusta/board_of_education/BoardMinutes160810.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business   meeting of August 10, 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. Melissa Dumoulin, CNA Instructor, CATC
  2. Zack Freeman, Math Teacher, Cony High School

       8.  Recognitions:  Swearing in of Brandon Gosselin, Student Representative to the Board

       9.  Student Council Report:  Brandon Gosselin

      10.  Informational Items:

  • A.  Fall Coaching Nominations

Attachment 1

      11.  Committee Reports:

  • A.  Finance Committee Report:   Jennifer Day
  1. Finance Committee Meeting Minutes, September 12, 2016 - Minutes on next Board Agenda
  2. Business Manager’s Report

Attachment 2 

  • B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose
  1. Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting August 10, 2016 – No Meeting
  • C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle
  1. Personnel Committee Meeting Minutes, September 12, 2016 - Minutes on next Board Agenda                             
  • D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton
  1. Policy Committee Meeting Minutes, September 12, 2016 - Minutes on next Board Agenda                             
  • E.  Other Committee Reports:   
  1. Student Services Leadership Committee Minutes, September 7, 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.  Katherine Ayer, Part Time Art Teacher, Cony High School
  • B.  Nicholas Smith, Plumbing and Heating Instructor, CATC       
  • C.  Katrina Gavettt, Resource Room Teacher at Farrington

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)    7 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 JHFD:  Student Automobile Use.

Attachment 4

Move to adopt   policy JHFD:  Student Automobile Use.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • B.  Motion to adopt policy BEDI:  Board Relations with the Media.

Attachment 5

Move to adopt   policy BEDI:  Board Relations with the   Media.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

       16.  New Business:

  • A.  Motion to approve a $100 donation from Connected Credit Union to purchase classroom supplies for Gilbert Elementary School.

Attachment 6

Move to approve a   $100 donation from Connected Credit Union to purchase classroom supplies for   Gilbert Elementary School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle             Second:  Jennifer Day

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • B.  Motion to approve a Student Activity Travel Request for German students to travel to Germany and Austria June 16 – July 3, 2017.

Attachment 7

Move to approve a   Student Activity Travel Request for German students to travel to Germany and Austria   June 16 – July 3, 2017.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Jennifer Neumeyer       Second:  Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • C.  Motion to approve an Out-of-State Professional Development Request for Stew Brittner, Laurie Dale, and Chad Foye to attend the League of Innovative Schools October 21, 2016 in Norwood, MA

Attachment 8

Move to approve an   Out-of-State Professional Development Request for Stew Brittner, Laurie Dale,   and Chad Foye to attend the League of Innovative Schools, October 21, 2016 in   Norwood, MA

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

8:48 p.m.


Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
  • October 12, 2016
  • Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
  • Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Council Chambers
  • City Center
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