Jan Minutes 2018

                                                                                                      Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

6:00 p.m.

At Garret Schenck School


Robert Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

 

Directors Present: Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Heather Hilenski, Robert Lindblom, and Laura Layman.

 

Directors absent with notification: Dulcie Welch, Robert Dunphy, Kevin Sousa, Larry Dunphy and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors Absent without notification: Grace Carreiro and Annette Folco.

 

Staff Members Present: 14

 

Students Present: 6

 

Citizens Present: 5

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA

 

Resignation: Sarah Harriman – CHS English Teacher as of February 23, 2018.

 

 

Agenda Item #2 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF DECEMBER 6, 2017.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of December 6, 2017 as amended.

 

 

REPORTS:

 

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS 

 

Mrs. Savage and Mrs. Dunham’s students talked about their Reading RTI (Response to Intervention) Program called Power Reading.

 

 

 

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS

 

 

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

 

 

1.      Appointments:  None

 

2.      Resignations:

 

Sarah Harriman – CHS English Teacher as of February 23, 2018.

 

3.       Nominations:

 

Issac LaCasse – CCS Special Education Teacher

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington 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:

 

Negotiations Committee met December 14th and January 10th

Policy Committee met December 18th

 

Agenda Item #5 CITIZENS COMMENTS ON AGENDA

 

Alan Walker asked to speak about the bus purchase.

 

ACTION ITEMS:

 

Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A THIRD BUS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the purchase of a third bus.

 

Agenda Item #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL INSERT THE PROPOSED LANGUAGE INTO SECTION “2 SECONDARY” IN SCHOOL POLICY JJIC, EFFECTIVE BEGINNING AY 2018-19.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to insert the proposed language into section “2 Secondary” in school policy JJIC, effective beginning of AY 2018-19.

 

 

 

Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL REPLACE SCHOOL POLICY IJNDC AND ADD IJNDB, AND ADD IJNDB-R IN PLACE OF “IJNDC”.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to replace school policy IJNDC and add IJNDB, and  add IJNDB-R in place of “IJNDC”.

 

Agenda Item #9 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DELETE POLICY AFC/GCN EVALUATIONS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to delete policy AFC/GCN evaluations.

 

Agenda Item #10 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL UPDATE SCHOOL POLICY DJ – ADD LEGAL LANGUAGE TO DJ.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to update school policy DJ – add legal language to DJ.

 

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

Agenda Item #11 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS DECLINING ENROLLMENT IN WINTER SPORTS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to discuss.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION:

 

 

Agenda Item #12 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS NEGOTIATIONS 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 Judi Dunphy the Board entered in Executive Session at 7:00 pm.

 

Board resumed open session at 7:20 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 7:20 pm.

 

 

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent 

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