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Minutes

Augusta School Department

POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING

June 3, 2019

6:30 p.m.

 

Committee Members Present:  Staci Fortunato-Chair; Pia Holmes, Kati McCormick 

Other Board Members Present:  Jennifer Dumond, Edward Hastings, Kevin Lamoreau, Michael Michaud 

Administrators Present:  James Anastasio, Donna Madore, Kathy Casparius, Troy Alexander, Sarah Landry, Kim Silsby          

 

1.  Review existing policies KM:  Custodial and Non-Custodial Parent Rights and Responsibilities.

           Attachment 1

 

The committee discussed policies KM and KBBA. Motion by Pia Holmes to delete policy KM, second by Kati McCormick, so moved 3-0.

 

Motion by Pia Holmes to bring policy KBBA to next Policy Committee meeting to discuss, second by Kati McCormick, so moved 3-0.

 

2.  Review existing policy GBCA:  Staff Conflicts of Interest.

           GBCA:  Staff Conflicts of Interest

                 Attachment 2

           DJH:  Purchasing and Contracting: Procurement Staff Code of Conduct

                 Attachment 3

           BCC:  Nepotism

                 Attachment 4

 

The committee discussed policy GBCA.  Committee member McCormick will align the wording of policy BCB:  Conflict of Interest with policy GBCA.  Motion by Kati McCormick to table this item until the next committee meeting, second by Pia Holmes, so moved 3-0.

 

3.  Review new policy GBB:  Staff Involvement in Decision Making.

           New policy GBB

                  Attachment 5

           Existing policy GBB

                  Attachment 6

 

Motion by Kati McCormick to move revised policy GBB:  Staff Involvement in Decision Making to the board for a first reading, second by Pia Holmes, so moved 3-0.

 

4.  Review new policy BHC: Board Communication with Staff, existing policy BHC: Board-Staff

     Communications and existing policy GBD: Board-Staff Communications

           New policy BHC

                 Attachment 7

           Existing policy BHC

                 Attachment 8

           Existing policy GBD

                 Attachment 9

 

The committee discussed all three policies.  Motion by Kati McCormick to delete old policy GBD, second by Pia Holmes, so moved 3-0.

 

Motion by Pia Holmes to send policy BHC: Board Communications with Staff to the Board for a first reading, second by Kati McCormick, so moved 3-0.

 

5.  Review new policy KLGA:  Relations with School Resource Officers and Law Enforcement

     Authorities and KLGA-R:  School Resource Officer/Law Enforcement Administrative Procedure

     and Augusta Police Department School Resource Officer policy

            New policy KLGA

                 Attachment 10

            New Policy KLGA-R

                  Attachment 11

            Augusta Police Department School Resource Officer policy

                  Attachment 12

 

The committee reviewed new policies KLGA and KLGA-R.  Motion by Kati McCormick to move policy KLGA-R and revised policy KLGA to the board for a first reading, second by Pia Holmes, so moved 3-0.

 

Motion by Staci Fortunato to table items 6 through 13, second by Pia Holmes, so moved 3-0.

 

Meeting adjourned at 7:30 p.m.

 

6.  Review policy GBJ:  Personnel Records and Files and policy GBL:  Personnel Records.

           Policy GBJ          

                Attachment 14

           Policy GBL

                Attachment 15

 

7.  Review policy GBM:  Staff Complaints and Grievances.

           Attachment 16

 

8.  Review policy GCA:  Job Sharing (Professional Staff Positions).

           Attachment 17

 

9.  Review policy GCB:  Professional Staff Contracts and Compensation Plans.

            Attachment 18

 

10. Review policy GCBA:  Professional Staff Salary Schedules Stipend Positions.

            Attachment 19

 

11. Review policy GCBB:  Professional Staff Supplementary Pay Plans.

            Attachment 20

 

12. Review policy GCBC:  Professional Staff Fringe Benefits.

            Attachment 21

 

13. Review policy GCBD:  Professional Staff Leaves and Absences.

             Attachment 22