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MINUTES

AUGUSTA BOARD OF EDUCATION

Special Meeting

January 27, 2021

5:00 p.m.

Via Zoom

 

Pursuant to Section G-1 1 MRSA § 403-A – Public proceedings through remote access.  Public can access meeting via CTV7 Spectrum Channel 1301 and available on line at www.augustaschoolboard.com.  Public input available using the chat feature via livestream.  Reference Policy BEDH: Public Participation at Board Meetings

 

The following board members were present:

Chair:

Amanda Olson

Board Members:

Jennifer Dumond, Pia Holmes, Staci Fortunato, Kevin Lamoreau, Martha   Witham

 

The following board members were absent:

 

Kimberly Martin, Kati McCormick, Jan Michaud

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent

Katy Grondin

 

 

5:00 p.m.

 

1.  Opening:

 

2.  Call to Order:

 

     Pursuant to 1 MRSA§ 403-A, we will now confirm that each member of the Augusta School Board can

     both hear and be heard.  We will do this by calling the role, members present are asked to say yea.  I

     ask all other members to listen and report any audio difficulties when the roll call is complete.

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci   Fortunato

Ward   1

Yea

Martha   Witham

Ward   2

Yea

Jan   Michaud

Ward   3

--

Kati   McCormick

Ward   4

--

Pia   Holmes

At-Large

Yea

Jennifer   Dumond

At-Large

Yea

Kevin   Lamoreau

At-Large

Yea

Kimberly   Martin

At-Large

--

 

3.  Executive Session Re:  Student Expulsion Reentry Hearing

          A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session regarding a student expulsion reentry hearing, pursuant to

                1 M.R.S.A. § 405 (6) (B).

Move to enter into Executive Session regarding a student   expulsion reentry hearing, pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405 (6) (B).

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Martha Witham  Second:  Jennifer Dumond

 

 

Motion passed 5 to 0

5:06 p.m.

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci   Fortunato

Ward   1

Yea

Martha   Witham

Ward   2

Yea

Jan   Michaud

Ward   3

--

Kati   McCormick

Ward   4

--

Pia   Holmes

At-Large

Yea

Jennifer   Dumond

At-Large

Yea

Kevin   Lamoreau

At-Large

Yea

Kimberly   Martin

At-Large

--

 

          B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session regarding a student expulsion reentry hearing, pursuant to

               1 M.R.S.A. § 405 (6) (B).

Move to exit from Executive Session regarding a student   expulsion reentry hearing, pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405 (6) (B).

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Martha Witham   Second:  Staci Fortunato

 

 

Motion passed 5 to 0

5:46 p.m.

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci   Fortunato

Ward   1

Yea

Martha   Witham

Ward   2

Yea

Jan   Michaud

Ward   3

--

Kati   McCormick

Ward   4

--

Pia   Holmes

At-Large

Yea

Jennifer   Dumond

At-Large

Yea

Kevin   Lamoreau

At-Large

Yea

Kimberly   Martin

At-Large

--

 

          C.  Motion to terminate the expulsion of the student in question effective January 27, 2021.

Move to terminate the expulsion of the student in question   effective January 27, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Pia Holmes

 

 

Motion passed 5 to 0

5:49 p.m.

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci   Fortunato

Ward   1

Yea

Martha   Witham

Ward   2

Yea

Jan   Michaud

Ward   3

--

Kati   McCormick

Ward   4

--

Pia   Holmes

At-Large

Yea

Jennifer   Dumond

At-Large

Yea

Kevin   Lamoreau

At-Large

Yea

Kimberly   Martin

At-Large

--

 

4.  Adjourn:

          A.  Motion to adjourn.

Move to adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Staci Fortunato  Second:  Pia Holmes

 

 

Motion passed 5 to 0

5:50 p.m.

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci   Fortunato

Ward   1

Yea

Martha   Witham

Ward   2

Yea

Jan   Michaud

Ward   3

--

Kati   McCormick

Ward   4

--

Pia   Holmes

At-Large

Yea

Jennifer   Dumond

At-Large

Yea

Kevin   Lamoreau

At-Large

Yea

Kimberly   Martin

At-Large

--