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AGENDA
Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
August 11, 2021
Pre Meeting 6:30 p.m.
Business Meeting 7:00 p.m.
City Center – Council Chambers

 

 

7:00 p.m.

  1. Opening:
  1. Call to Order:            
  1. Pledge of Allegiance:
  1. Presentations: None
  1. Approval of Minutes:
                A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of July 14,

                     2021.

                     https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes210714.php 

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of July 14, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                 B.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of July 28,

                      2021.

              https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes210728.php 

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of July 28, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

  1. Superintendent’s Report: 
  1. Assistant Superintendent’s Report:
  1. Business Manager’s Report:

                A.  Financials Month Ending June 30, 2021          

                           Attachment 1

                B.  Financials Month Ending July 31, 2021

                          Attachment 2

  1. Reports from Other School Officials: 
  1. Communications: None
  1. Resignations and Retirements:
                A.  Resignations
    1. Jan Michaud, Ward 3 Board Member
    2. Alyssa Charette, Life Science Teacher, Cony Middle/High School
    3. Kristan Gibson, Grade 4 Teacher, Farrington Elementary School
    4.   Ashley Lindemann, Grade 2 Teacher, Farrington Elementary School
  1. Recognitions: None
  1. Student Council Report: Kristin Merrill
  1. Informational Items:
                A.  Professional Development
    1. Nick Gannon, New England Association of Schools and Colleges Chair Conference,
                             7/19 and 7/20/2021
     2. Nick Gannon, Maine Administrators of Career and Technical Education/CTE/DOE
                           Informational Sessions, 7/26 to 7/28, 2021
                       3. Michelle Burns, Beat Burnout – New Approaches, 7/29/21 
                       4.  Anthony Veit, Beat Burnout – New Approaches, 7/29/21
                       5.  Nick Gannon, Educate Maine Educational Leaders Experience, 8/1 to 8/3, 2021
 
                 B.  CATC Co-Curriculum Coordinator Nominations

                           Attachment 3

  1. Committee Reports:
                 A.  Finance Committee Report:  Jennifer Dumond
    1.  Finance Committee Meeting July 15, 2021 – No meeting

 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes
    1.   Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes July 14, 2021

                       https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes210714.php 

     
                C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Kimberly Martin
    1.   Personnel Committee Minutes, July 14, 2021

                       https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PersCommMinutes210712.php 

                D.  Policy Committee Report:  Staci Fortunato
    1.   Policy Committee Minutes July 12, 2021

                       https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/PolicyCommMinutes210712.php 

  1. 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.)

                A.  Teresa St. Peter, LCPC at Hussey Elementary School

       Motion to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Move to approve the Consent Agenda as presented.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

  1. Board Member Comment and/or Discussion on Non-Agenda Items:
  1. Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:
  1. Unfinished Business:
                 A.  Motion to adopt policy EBCC: Bomb Threats.

                           Attachment 4

Move to adopt policy EBCC: Bomb Threats.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                B.  Motion to adopt policy JKE:  Expulsion of Students.

                          Attachment 5

Move to adopt policy JKE:  Expulsion of Students.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

  ____________ Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed __ to __

 
                C.  Motion to adopt policy JKE-R: Expulsion Guidelines.

                            Attachment 6

Move to adopt policy JKE-R: Expulsion Guidelines.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                D.  Motion to adopt policy JICIA:  Weapons, Violence and School Safety.

                           Attachment 7

Move to adopt policy JICIA:  Weapons, Violence and School Safety.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

                E.  Motion to adopt policy JKF: Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities.

                          Attachment 8

Move to adopt policy JKF: Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities. 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                F.  Motion to adopt policy JKF-R:  Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities

                     Administrative Procedure.

                          Attachment 9

Move to adopt policy JKF-R:  Disciplinary Removal of Students with Disabilities Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                 G.  Motion to adopt policy GCFB: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff.

                           Attachment 10

Move to adopt policy GCFB: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                H.  Motion to adopt policy GCFB-R: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative

                      Procedure.

                           Attachment 11

Move to adopt policy GCFB-R: Recruiting and Hiring of Administrative Staff Administrative Procedure.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                 I.  Motion to adopt policy JICA: Student Dress.

                          Attachment 12

Move to adopt policy JICA: Student Dress.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

  1. New Business:
      
                A.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy IHBAA: Referral and General Education

                     Interventions.

                       Attachment 13

Move to approve the first reading of policy IHBAA: Referral and General Education Interventions.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

 
                B.  Motion to approve the first reading of policy IHBAA-R: Referral Procedures and General

                     Education Interventions.

                          Attachment 14

Move to approve the first reading of policy IHBAA-R: Referral Procedures and General Education Interventions.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

  ____________ Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed __ to __

 
                 C.  Motion to require masks for all employees, students and visitors.

Move to require masks for all employees, students and visitors.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                D.  Motion to recommend altering the school calendar to add early release days.

                           Attachment 15

Move to recommend altering the school calendar to add early release days.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 
                E.  Motion to elect a delegate and alternative to participate in the Maine School Boards

                      Association Annual Delegate Assembly, October 23, 2021.

                       Attachment 16

Move to elect a delegate and alternative to participate in the Maine School Boards Association Annual Delegate Assembly, October 23, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

______________  Second:  _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

  1. Audience Recognition for Non-Agenda Items:
  1. Adjourn:
      
                A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

______________  Second:  _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _____ to ______

____________

 

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings

 

Finance Committee, September 13, 5:30 p.m., CATC Cafeteria

Policy Committee, September 13, 6:30 p.m., CATC Cafeteria

Personnel Committee, September 13, 7:30 p.m., CATC Cafeteria

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
September 8, 2021
7:00 p.m.
City Center – Council Chambers