Augusta School Department
POLICY COMMITTEE MEETING
September 9, 2019
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
(Revised) GBCA: Staff Conflicts of Interest
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
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
4. Review policy GCBB: Professional Staff Supplementary Pay Plans
5. Review policy GCBC: Professional Staff Fringe Benefits.
6. Review policy GCBD: Professional Staff Leaves and Absences
7. Review policy CBI: Evaluation of the Superintendent
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
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
Existing policy BIA
Existing policy BIA-1
10. Review existing policy GBJ: Personnel Records and Files