Minutes May 11, 2017

                                                                                                 Minutes of the Emergency Board Meeting


RSU #74 Board of Directors


Wednesday, May 11, 2017

6:00 p.m.

At Carrabec High School

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


Directors Present:  Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, G, Wayne Rugh, Dulcie Welch, Patrick Daubenberger, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Heather Hilenski, Kathy Bertinti, and Laura Layman


Directors absent with notification: Deron Whittemore, Kevin Sousa, and Dwight Barron


Directors Absent without notification: Annette Folco and Dana Beaulieu.


Staff Members Present: 14


Students Present: 0


Citizens Present: 0


Agenda Item #1 BUDGET REVIEW


Upon motion by Tammy Murray and seconded by Patrick Daubenberger the Board voted by unanimous consent to reduce the health insurance line by a savings of $25,000.


Upon motion by Tammy Murray and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington motion was made to reduce the Special Education Director line by $40,000.

Motion was withdrawn by Tammy Murray and Bobbi Sue Harrington.


Upon motion by Tammy Murray and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted to cut $40,000 out of RSU #74’s Administration. Motion failed 4-6.


Upon motion by Patrick Daubenberger and seconded by Robert Demchak the Board voted to reduce the MDI program by $20,000 and create a $5,000 account for middle school musical at CCS. Motion failed 2-8.


Upon motion by Robert Demchak and seconded by Tammy Murray the Board voted 8-2 to approve submitting  the RSU #74 School Budget as is with the $25,000 savings adjustment in Health Insurance.


Agenda Item #2 ADJOURNMENT

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 6:32 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,




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