Minutes

Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

  • October 14, 2015
The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Jennifer Day, Nicole Desjardins, Laura Hamilton, Edward Hastings,   Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle, 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:

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting   of September 9, 2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins  Second:    Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education meeting of September 23, 2015.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Nicole Desjardins  Second:    Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  5 to 0

       6.  Communications:

       7.  Resignations and Retirements:

  • A.  Resignation
  1. Chip Eastman, CATC Electrical Instructor               

       8.  Recognitions:

       9.  Student Council Report:  Ciara Tenney

      10.  Informational Items:

      11.  Committee Reports:

  • B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose
  1. Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes – September 9, 2015
  • C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle
  1. Personnel Committee Minutes – September 14, 2015
  2. Personnel Committee Minutes – October 5, 2015
  • D.  Policy Committee Report:  Laura Hamilton
  1. Policy Committee Minutes – September 14, 2015
  2. Policy Committee Minutes – October 5, 2015          

      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:   

      16.  New Business:

  • A.  Motion to approve a Professional Day Request for Theresa Violette and Sue Dionne to attend the Literacy Leadership Summit in Amelia Island, FL, February 10-12, 2016.
    Attachment 7
    Attachment 8

Move to approve a   Professional Day Request for Theresa Violette and Sue Dionne to attend the   Literacy Leadership Summit in Amelia Island, FL, February 10-12, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • B.  Motion to approve a donation of $1,500 from Walmart Foundation for 1st Grade at Gilbert Elementary School.
    Attachment 9

Move to approve a   donation of $1,500 from Walmart Foundation for 1st Grade at   Gilbert Elementary School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • C.  Motion to approve a donation of $500 from Shaw’s for Lincoln Elementary School.

Move to approve a donation   of $500 from Shaw’s for Lincoln Elementary School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • D.  Motion to approve the new school nurse performance evaluation form.
    Attachment 10

Move to approve   the new school nurse performance evaluation form.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • E.  Motion to approve a Chemical Hygiene Officer Stipend position at a cost of between $750 to $1,000 per year.
    Attachment 11

Move to approve a Chemical   Hygiene Officer Stipend position at a cost of between $750 to $1,000 per   year.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • F.  Motion to approve a Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony French Club to travel to Montreal, Quebec May 12-14, 2016.
    Attachment 12

Move to approve a   Student Activity Travel Request for the Cony French Club to travel to   Montreal, Quebec May 12-14, 2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • G.  Motion to approve the new superintendent evaluation form.
    Attachment 13

Move to approve the   new superintendent evaluation form.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • H.  Motion to delete policy DL:  Payroll Procedures.
    Attachment 14

Move to delete   policy DL:  Payroll Procedures.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • I.  Motion to delete policy DO:  MLTIBook Sign Out Policy.
    Attachment 15

Move to delete   policy DO:  MLTIBook Sign Out Policy.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • J.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy IJNDB-R:  Student Personal Digital Device and Internet Use Rules.
    Attachment 16

Move to approve   the first reading of policy IJNDB-R:    Student Personal Digital Device and Internet Use Rules.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • K.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy KF:  Community Use of School Facilities.
    Attachment 17

Move to approve   the first reading of policy KF:    Community Use of School Facilities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • L.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy KF-R:  Community Use of School Facilities –Administrative Procedure.
    Attachment 18

Move to approve   the first reading of policy KF-R:    Community Use of School Facilities – Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • M.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy KF-E1:  Agreement for Use of School Facilities.
    Attachment 19

Move to approve   the first reading of policy KF-E1:    Agreement for Use of School Facilities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • N.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy KF-E2:  Community Use of School Facilities - Fees.
    Attachment 20

Move to approve   the first reading of policy KF-E2:    Community Use of School Facilities - Fees.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • O.  Motion to approve a $400 donation from Shaw’s Supermarket for Farrington School.

                Move   to approve a $400 donation from Shaw’s Supermarket for Farrington School.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • P.  Motion to approve the CATC Safety and Health Award for Public Employers (SHAPE) Plan.
    Attachment 21

Move to approve   the CATC Safety and Health Award for Public Employers (SHAPE) Plan.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

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:

      22.  Adjourn:

  • A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)    7 to 0

8:48 p.m.

Scheduled Committee Meetings

  • Student Support Committee, October 14, 7 a.m., Cony
  • Board Workshop, October 28, 6:30 p.m., CATC Cafeteria
  • Personnel Committee, November 2, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Finance Committee, November 2, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Policy Committee, November 2, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting

  • November 4, 2015
  • Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
  • Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
  • Capital Area Technical Center
  • Cafeteria
Contacts

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