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Minutes
Augusta School Department
POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
September 9, 2019
7:30 p.m. 

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

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

Administrators Present:  James Anastasio, Donna Madore, Kim Silsby           

 

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

                      (Existing) GBCA:  Staff Conflicts of Interest

                           Attachment 1

                      (Revised) GBCA:  Staff Conflicts of Interest

                           Attachment 2 

The committee reviewed the existing and revised GBCA policies.  The revised policy was reviewed by the board attorney.  Motion by Pia Holmes to accept the revised policy and forward to the Board for consideration, second by Kati McCormick, so moved 3-0.   

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

                     Attachment 3

The committee suggested edits to policies GCBA, GCBB, GCBC and GCBD.  Revisions will be made and brought back to the next meeting for review. 

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

                     Attachment 4

4. Review policy GCBB:  Professional Staff Supplementary Pay Plans

                     Attachment 5 

5.  Review policy GCBC:  Professional Staff Fringe Benefits.

                      Attachment 6

6.  Review policy GCBD:  Professional Staff Leaves and Absences

                      Attachment 7 

7.  Review policy CBI: Evaluation of the Superintendent

                     Attachment 8

The committee reviewed policy CBI.  There was discussion about changing the date for the superintendent’s submission of a self-evaluation.  Motion by Kati McCormick to revise policy CBI and change the day to May 15 instead of May 30 and forward to the board for consideration.  Second by Pia Holmes, so moved 3-0. 

8.  Review new policy BEB:  Board Member Use of Social Media

                      Attachment 9 

The committee reviewed policy BEB and made revisions.  Motion by Kati McCormick to forward policy BEB, with revisions, to the board for consideration.  Second by Pia Holmes, so moved 3-0. 

Motion by Pia Holmes to table the remaining policies and remove policy GBJ from the agenda, second by Kati McCormick, so moved. 3-0. 

Meeting adjourned at 8:35 p.m.

 

9.  Review new policy BIA:  New School Board Member Orientation

                      New policy BIA        

                           Attachment 10

                      Existing policy BIA

                           Attachment 11

                      Existing policy BIA-1

                           Attachment 12 

10.  Review existing policy GBJ:  Personnel Records and Files

                        Attachment 13