Dec 6 Minutes

                                                                                                       Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

6:00 p.m.

At Carrabec Community School


Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

 

Directors Present:  Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Grace Carreiro, Larry Dunphy, Robert Dunphy, Kevin Sousa, Heather Hilenski, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Laura Layman, Robert Lindblom, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification:

 

Directors Absent without notification: Annette Folco and Dulcie Welch

 

Staff Members Present: 15

 

Students Present: 1

 

Citizens Present: 0

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENT TO THE AGENDA

 

Agenda item #2A was added to approve the Special Board minutes of November 9, 2017 Board Meeting.

 

Under appointments, Kathy Stevens was moved under nominations.

 

Under appointments Heidi Vicneire was added at the 7th grade basketball coach at CCS.

 

 

Agenda Item #2 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF NOVEMBER 1, 2017.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of November 1, 2017.

 

Agenda Item #2A TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF NOVEMBER 9, 2017.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the minutes of the Special Board Meeting of November 9, 2107.

 

 

REPORTS:

 

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS 

 

      Jean Butler, Brenda Robinson, and Tracy Fortin presented a power point of the Pre-K program.

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS

 

 

A.)   Superintendent’s Report – Mr. Tracy provided a written report to the RSU #74 School Board.

 

 

1.      Appointments:

Doug Larlee – Softball Coach CCS – per contract

Harold Withee – One Act Play Director – per contract

Tammy Conners – Grant Writing - $2000 stipend

Brian Twitchell – Data/Evaluation Coordinator - $5000 stipend

Sarah Harriman – Melmac Summer Contact - $500 stipend

Heidi Vicneire – 7th Grade Basketball Coach CCS – per contract

 

 

2.      Resignations:

Mary Redmond-Luce – Special Ed Teacher/504 Coordinator CHS

Bonnie Atwood – Special Ed Secretary – June 2018

 

3.       Nominations:

 

Kathy Stevens – Interim 1 year Fourth Grade Teacher at CCS – per contract

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the nomination.

 

 

 

B.)    Administrators:  Written Reports were mailed to Board members and are available online at www.carrabec.org.

 

C.)   Committees:

 

Building/Grounds/Trans. met on November 15th

Academic Committee met on November 29th

Negotiations Committee met on November 29th

Finance Committee (Audit update) met on December 1st

 

Agenda Item #5 CITIZENS COMMENTS ON AGENDA

 

None

 

ACTION ITEMS:

 

Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE RESOLUTION FROM MSBA – SUPPORT FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION 1.3.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Resolution from MSBA – Support for Public Education 1.3.

 

Agenda Item #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE MOVING THE PRE-K TRANSPORTATION TO REGULAR K-12 TRANSPORTATION.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore agenda item #6 was open for discussion.

 

Upon motion by Larry Dunphy and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted 9-4 to move the question. Motion passed.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted 10-2-1 to approve the moving of Pre-K transportation to regular Pre-K transportation. Tammy Murray abstained.

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS COLLABORATION UPDATES AND GRANT SUBMISSION UPDATES.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board discussed collaboration updates and grant submission updates.

 

Agenda Item #9 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION UNDER M.R.S. TITLE 1, CHAPTER 13, SUB CH.1.  S.S. 405.6.D. SUPPORT STAFF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING UNIT.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board entered in Executive Session at 8:04 pm.

 

Board resumed open session at 8:16 pm, and no action was taken as a result of the executive session.

 

 

Agenda Item #12 ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting was declared adjourned by Robert Demchak, Chair at 8:17 pm.

 

 

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent 

 

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