June 7, 2017 Minutes

                                                                                                   Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

6:00 p.m.

At Carrabec High School


Bobbi Sue Harrington, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m.

 

Patrick Daubenberger resigned from Board.

 

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

 

Directors absent with notification: Laura Layman

 

Directors Absent without notification: Dana Beaulieu and Annette Folco

 

Staff Members Present: 13

 

Students Present: 3

 

Citizens Present: 0

 

 

Agenda Item #1 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF MAY 3, 2017; THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETINGS OF MARCH 22, 2017, APRIL 27, 2017, MAY 17, 2017, MAY 31, 2017, AND THE EMERGENCY BOARD MEETING OF MAY 11, 2017.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by G. Wayne Rugh the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Regular Board meeting of May 3, 2017; the Special Board Meetings of March22, 2017, April 27, 2017, May 17, 2017, May 31, 2017, and the Emergency Board Meeting of May 11, 2017.

      

Agenda Item #2 STUDENT PRESENTATIONS:  None

 

Agenda Item #3REPORTS:

 

A.)  Superintendent’s Report

 

1.      Appointments and recent staff hiring:

 

Grace Cram – Special Ed Summer Extended School Year Instructor

Mary Keenan - Special Ed Summer Extended School Year Instructor

Billie Lawrence - Special Ed Summer Extended School Year Instructor

Jessie Cates - Special Ed Summer Extended School Year Instructor

Hollye Dunphy – Title 1 Summer Math Instructor – CCS - $750 stipend

Darcie Nichols – Title 1 Summer Reading Instructor – CCS - $750 stipend

Brenda Mullin – Title 1 Summer Math Instructor – G.S.S - $750 stipend

Hannah Hanson – Title 1 Summer Reading Instructor – G.S.S - $750 stipend

Mary Keenan – Title 1 Summer Math Instructor – Solon - $750 stipend

Carol Campbell – Title 1 Summer Reading Instructor – Solon - $750 stipend

David Ela – Grant Lead for MELMAC & Gear-Up Grants 2017-18 School Year – Stipend of$1750($1000 coming from MELMAC Grant & $750 from

Gear-Up Grant)

Brian Twitchell – Certification Committee Chair - $1000 stipend

Tanya Carey – New Teacher Mentor- $2500 stipend

Mary Keenan – Ed Tech Authorization Chair - $1000 stipend

Kirk Robinson – Cross Country Coach – CCS - $1942 stipend

Lesa Weggler – Cheerleading Coach – CCS - $2000 stipend

Erik Carey – 8th Grade Girls Basketball Coach – CCS - $2580 stipend

Luke Tewksbury – 8th Grade Boys Basketball Coach – CCS- $1856 stipend

Michael Cahill – 7th Grade Girls Basketball Coach – CCS - $1856 stipend

Terry Corson – 8th Grade Girls Soccer Coach – CCS - $2261 stipend

Patrick Daubenberger – Girls JV Basketball Coach – CHS

Scott Hall – Data Steward for Gear-up Grant 2017-18 $2500 stipend

Roy Morris – Boys JV Soccer Coach – CHS -

Heath Cowan – Varsity Boys Basketball - CHS

 

2.      Nominations:

 

Anthony Pranses – Mathematics Teacher at CHS

Deborah Haynie – Lead Teacher for Solon - $2000 stipend

Julieanne Pearson-Belanger – Lead Teacher for G.S.S. - $2000 stipend

 

Craig Turcotte – Moving from CHS to CCS

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted 10-0-1 to approve the nominations. G. Wayne Rugh abstained his vote.

 

3.      Resignations:

 

Scott Lehay

Deborah Brown

Jaime Ela

Nicole Richardson

 

 

 

 

B.)  Administrator’s Reports

 

Written Reports were mailed to Board Members and are available online at www.carrabec.org.

 

C.)   Committees – The policy committee met on May 24th and the Admin Committee met on June 7th.

 

 

D.)  Adjustments to the agenda

 

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted to separate the Maintenance/Transportation Director into two stipend positions of Maintenance Supervisor and Transportation Director and contract to be issued after the 2017-18 Budget approval. G. Wayne Rugh abstained his vote. Passes 10-0-1.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted to approve to restructure the Principals position at CCS to a K-8 Principal with an additional stipend for Special Ed Director. G.Wayne Rugh abstained. Passes 8-2-1.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted to amend the above motion for contracts to be issued after the 2017-18 Budget approval. G. Wayne Rugh abstained. Passes 8-2-1.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted to approve the original motion as amended. G. Wayne Rugh abstained. Passes 8-2-1.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted to create an Administrative position for Garret Schenck and Solon with K-5 Principal position for Garret Schenck and Solon, and  K-5 Curriculum Coordinator responsibilities at all K-5 buildings. G. Wayne Rugh abstained. Passes 8-2-1.

 

 

 

AGENDA ITEM #4 CITIZENS COMMENTS ON AGENDA ITEMS.

            None

 

AGENDA ITEM # 4A. TO APPROVE MSMA AS THE SCHOOL DISTRICT’S INSURANCE CARRIER AS OF JULY 1, 2017.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve MSMA as the school district’s insurance carrier as of July 1, 2017.

 

AGENDA ITEM #5 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE DISTRICT LEARNING TECHNOLOGY PLAN 2017-2020.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the District Learning Technology Plan for 2017-2020.

 

AGENDA ITEM #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2017-2018.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted to approve the Board of Directors Meeting Schedule for 2017-2018 with changes.

 

AGENDA ITEM #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE BOARD COMMITTEE MEETING SCHEDULE FOR 2017-2018

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted to approve the Board Committee Meeting Schedule for 2017-2018. G. Wayne Rugh abstained. Passes 10-0-1.

 

AGENDA ITEM #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE BASEBALL TEAM TRIP TO FLORIDA DURING THE SPRING OF 2018 TO PLAY BASEBALL. THEY WILL BE TAKING ON FUNDRAISING EFFORTS TO MAKE THE TRIP HAPPEN AND WOULD LIKE TO HAVE PERMISSION AHEAD OF TIME TO START THEIR FUNDRAISING.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted to approve the baseball team trip to Florida during the Spring of 2018 to play baseball. G. Wayne Rugh abstained. Passes 10-0-1.

 

AGENDA ITEM #9TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE SOFTBALL TEAM TRIP TO FLORIDA DURING THE SPRING OF 2018 TO PLAY SOFTBALL.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the softball team trip to Florida during the Spring of 2018 to play softball.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted by unanimous consent to amend the above motion to be able to start fundraising.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the amended motion.

 

AGENDA ITEM #10 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE BRIDGEWAY BANDITS FOR 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Tammy Murray the Board voted to approve the Bridgeway Bandits for the 2017-2018 School Year. Dulcie Welch abstained. Passes 10-0-1

 

AGENDA ITEM #11 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE SECOND READING OF POLICY GCK PROFESSIONAL STAFF ASSIGNMENTS AND TRANSFERS.

 

AGENDA ITEM # 12 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE SECOND READING OF POLICY JLF REPORTING CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT.

 

AGENDA ITEM #13 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE SECOND READING OF POLICY PROTOCOL DJ-R REGARDING FEDERAL PROCUREMENT.

 

Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Robert Demchak the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve agenda items 11 – 13 as written.

 

AGENDA ITEM #14 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL CHANGE THE DATE OF SUPPORT STAFF EVALUATIONS FROM APRIL 1 TO JUNE 1 EACH YEAR AS FORMED IN POLICY GDO.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to change the date of support staff evaluations from April 1 to June 1 each year as formed in policy GDO.

 

AGENDA ITEM #15 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE DONATIONS OF SICK/PERSONAL DAYS TO STAFF MEMBER WITH ILLNESS IN FAMILY.

 

Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve donations of seven sick/personal days from support staff to a staff member with illness in family.

 

AGENDA ITEM # 16 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE SALE OF THE MODULAR BUILDING AT THE HIGH SCHOOL.

 

Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Robert Demchak the Board voted to approve the sale of the modular building at the High School for $8.020.00.

 

 

AGEND ITEM #17 ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 6:49 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

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Lyford Beverage

Superintendent                

 

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