Minutes

Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting 

  • December 9, 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

Student   Representative

Ciara Tenney

7:00 p.m.

  1. Opening:
  2. Call to Order:
  3. Pledge of Allegiance:
  4. Presentations:
    • A.  RKO Audit Report – Parker Madden and Hank Farrar
    • B.  CATC – Jim Holland
  5. Approval of Minutes:

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education business meeting   of November 4, 2015.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

       6.  Communications:

       7.  Resignations and Retirements: 

       8.  Recognitions: 

  • A.  Ward 3 Board Member Nicole Desjardins  

       9.  Student Council Report:  Ciara Tenney

      10.  Informational Items:

  • A.  Cony Extracurricular Nominations

Attachment 1

  • B.  Coaching Nomination

Attachment 2

      11.  Committee Reports:

  • A.  Finance Committee Report:   Nicole Desjardins
    1. Finance Committee Meeting – December 7, 2015 – Minutes not available
    2. Business Manager’s Report

Attachment 3             

  • B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Katie Vose
    1. Curriculum and Education Committee Meeting – December 7, 2015 – Minutes not available                            
  • C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Deborah Towle
    1. Personnel Committee Meeting – December 7, 2015 – Minutes not available
  • E.  Other Committee Reports:   
  1. Student Services Leadership Team meeting, November 4, 2015
    Attachment 4
  2. Student Services Leadership Team meeting, December 2, 2015
    Attachment 5
  3. CATC Advisory Committee meeting December 1, 2015
    Attachment 6        

      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 the first reading of policy JLCE:  First Aid and Emergency Medical Care.

Attachment 7

Move to approve the   first reading of policy JLCE:  First   Aid and Emergency Medical Care.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • B.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JLCE-R:  First Aid Administrative Procedure.

Attachment 8

Move to approve the   first reading of policy JLCE-R:  First   Aid Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • C.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy EBCE:  School Closings and Cancellations.

Attachment 9

Move to approve the   first reading of policy EBCE:  School   Closings and Cancellations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • D.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy EC:  Buildings and Grounds Management.

Attachment 10

Move to approve the   first reading of policy EC:  Buildings   and Grounds Management.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • E.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy KI:  Visitors to the Schools.

Attachment 11

Move to approve   the first reading of policy KI:    Visitors to the Schools.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • F.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy IJOA:  Field Trips and Other Student Travel.

Attachment 12

Move to approve   the first reading of policy IJOA:    Field Trips and Other Student Travel.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • G.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy GBI:  Staff Gifts and Solicitations.

Attachment 13

Move to approve   the first reading of policy GBI:  Staff   Gifts and Solicitations.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • H.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy JFAA:  Admission of Resident Students.

Attachment 14

Move to approve   the first reading of policy JFAA:    Admission of Resident Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • I.  Motion to delete policy KG:  Community Use of School Facilities.

Attachment 15

Move to delete   policy KG:  Community Use of School   Facilities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • J.  Motion to delete policy KG-C:  Agreement of Rental of School Facilities.

Attachment 16

Move to delete   policy KG-C:  Agreement of Rental of   School Facilities.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • K.  Motion to delete policy KG-E:  Facilities Rate.

Attachment 17

Move to delete   policy KG-E:  Facilities Rate.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • L.  Motion to delete policy KG-R:  Billing and Accounting Procedures.

Attachment 18

Move to delete   policy KG-R:  Billing and Accounting   Procedures.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • M.  Motion to approve an out-of-state professional development request for Elizabeth Soares to attend the American Library Association Conference in Boston, MA January 8 – 11, 2016.

Attachment 19

Move to approve an   out-of-state professional development request for Elizabeth Soares to attend   the American Library Association Conference in Boston, MA January 8 – 11,   2016.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0

  • N.  Motion to approve an out-of-state professional development request for Jessica DeJongh to attend the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers conference in San Diego, CA January 29 – 31, 2016.

Attachment 20

Move to approve an   out-of-state professional development request for Jessica DeJongh to attend   the Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers conference in   San Diego, CA January 29 – 31, 2016.

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:

      21.  Adjourn:

  • A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle      Second:    Nicole Desjardins

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  7 to 0


Scheduled Committee Meetings

  • Personnel Committee, December 7, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Finance Committee, December 7, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Policy Committee, December 7, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Curriculum and Education Committee, December 9, 5:30 p.m., City Center
  • PEPG Committee, December 15, 3:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Personnel Committee, January 4, 5:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Finance Committee, January 4, 6:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Policy Committee, January 4, 7:30 p.m., Superintendent’s Conference Room
  • Student Leadership Services Team, January 6, 7 a.m., Cony
  • Curriculum and Education Committee, January 13, 5:30 p.m. City Center
Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
  • January 13, 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