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MINUTES
AUGUSTA BOARD OF EDUCATION
SPECIAL MEETING AND BUDGET WORKSHOP
May 31, 2017

The following Board Members were present:

Chair:

Kimberly Martin

Board Members:

Tom Connors, April Cusick, Staci Fortunato, Edward Hastings, Kati   McCormick, Jennifer Neumeyer, Deborah Towle

 

Also present were:

Superintendent:

James Anastasio

Assistant   Superintendent:

Donna Madore

Business Manager

Kathy Casparius

 

6:30 p.m.–7:00

1.  Opening:
2.  Call to Order:
3.  Pledge of Allegiance:
4.  Executive Session Re:  Personnel:

   A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session regarding personnel pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(A).

Move to enter into Executive Session regarding personnel   pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(A).

  

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Jennifer Neumeyer  Second:  Deborah Towle

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

6:33 p.m.

    B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session:

Move to exit from Executive   Session.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle        Second:    Tom Connors

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

6:56 p.m.

7:00 p.m.

5.  Consent Items: (all matters listed under this item will be considered routine and will be enactedby one motion.  A Board Member may ask to have an item(s) removed and considered individually.)

               A.  Cynthia Prosser, Math Teacher, Cony
               B.  Guy Meader, Grade 6 Teacher, Gilbert Elementary School
               C.  Rene Albison, Social Studies Teacher, Cony
               D.  Jessica Inch, Elementary ELL Teacher
               E.  Karina Escajeda, ELL Teacher, Cony
               F.  Marjorie Wise, Functional Skills Teacher, Cony
              G.  Nathaniel Paine, Grade 7 ELA Teacher, Cony
              H.  Cassandra Thoopsamoot, Grade 6 Teacher, Lincoln Elementary School

               Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented:

Move to approve   the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle  Second:  Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

      6.  New Business:

                A.  Motion to approve Susan Walters as Director of Special Education.

Moveto approve   Susan Walters as Director of Special Education.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle  Second:  Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

                B.  Motion to approve Jonathan Stonier as Director of Buildings and Grounds.

Move to approve   Jonathan Stonier as Director of Buildings and Grounds.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle  Second:  Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

    C.  Motion to approve an out-of-state travel request for the Skills USA National Competition in Louisville, KY, June 18-24, 2017.

Move to approve an   out-of-state travel request for the Skills USA National Competition in   Louisville, KY, June 18-24, 2017.  

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Deborah Towle  Second:  Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

7.  Budget Discussion/Changes:

A.  Motion to enter into Executive Session regarding labor negotiations pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(D).

Move to enter into Executive Session regarding labor   negotiations pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. § 405(6)(D).

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle  Second:  April Cusick

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

7:16 p.m.

    B.  Motion to exit from Executive Session:

Move to exit from Executive   Session.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle   Second:  Jennifer Neumeyer

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

7:35 p.m.

8.  Adjourn:

    A.  Motion to Adjourn.

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

Deborah Towle  Second:  April Cusick

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) 7 to 0

8:53 p.m.

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
June 14, 2017
Pre Board Meeting 6:30 p.m.
Regular Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Council Chambers
City Center