January Minutes 2017

                                                                                                             Minutes of the Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

 

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

6:00 p.m.

At Garret Schenck


Bobbi Sue Harrington, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

Directors Present:  Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, G. Wayne Rugh, Dulcie Welch, Dwight Barron, Patrick Daubenberger, Kevin Sousa, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Heather Hilenski, Leslie Giroux, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification: Laura Layman

 

Directors Absent without notification: Annette Folco and Dana Beaulieu

 

Staff Members Present: 10

 

Students Present: 14

 

Citizens Present: 9

 

Agenda Item #1 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL VOTE TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF DECEMBER 7, 2016.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Patrick Daubenberger the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 7, 2016. 

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to add agenda item #1A

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to

add agenda item #1B

 

Upon motion by Bobbi  Sue Harrington and seconded by Patrick Daubenberger the Board voted by unanimous consent to add agenda item #2A

 

 

 Agenda Item #1A  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL VOTE TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING ON DECEMBER 28, 2016.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Dwight Barron the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve Minutes of the Special Board Meeting of December 28, 2016.      

 

Agenda Item #1B  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL VOTE TO APPROVE CHRIS GRAM’S BI-ANNUAL TRIP TO EUROPE.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Dwight Barron the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve Chris Gram’s Bi-annual trip to Europe.

 

 

Agenda Item #2 STUDENT PRESENTATION:  Ms. Belanger’s students did demonstrations of their robotics projects. The students made push or pull robots that were programmed using their computers.

 

Agenda Item #2A  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL VOTE TO APPROVE BOBBI SUE HARRINGTON ATTENDING THE NATIONAL BOARD CONFERENCE IN COLORADO.

 

Upon motion by Patrick Daubenberger and and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted 9-3 to approve Bobbi Sue Harrington attending the National Board Conference in Colorado.

 

 

 

Agenda Item #3 REPORTS: 

 

 

A.)  Superintendent’s Report

 

1.)     Appointments and recent staff hiring:

      John Vartanian - Unified Basketball Coach

       Tucker Atwood  -  Long Term Sub for High School Math

 

2.)      Resignations:

      Cynthia Langley-Wilbur – Math Teacher at the High School

 

 

         

B.)  Administrator Reports

 

The following Administrators gave verbal updates:

           Jaime Ela

           Tim Richards

           Scott Lehay

 

 

C.)   Committees – Negotiations Committee met January 11, 2017 at 5:30 pm.

          Drop-Out Committee met last week.

 

 

D.)   Adjustments to the Agenda (out of order)

 

 

 

 

Agenda Item #4 CITIZENS COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

 

Agenda Item #5 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE NOMINATION OF MARC COLLARD AS A MATH TEACHER AT CHS.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Patrick Daubenberger the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the nomination of Mark Collard as a Math Teacher at CHS.

 

Agenda Item #6   TO SEE OF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE A STUDENT REPRESENTITIVE TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. (SAMPLE POLICY FROM MSAD #51 INCLUDED IN PACKET).

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Patrick Daubenberger the Board approved to postpone the matter until policy consideration was completed.

 

 

Agenda Item # 7  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL CONSIDER DRAFTING A POLICY REGARDING SIXTH GRADE PARTICIPATION IN ATHLETICS.

 

No motion by the Board so the motion is dead from lack of motion.

 

 

Agenda Item #14  Adjournment

 

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 7:21 pm.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

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Lyford Beverage

Superintendent 

 

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