June 6 Minutes

                                                                                                     Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

7:00 p.m.

At

Carrabec Community School


Troy Dunphy, Vice Chair, called the meeting to order at 7:03 p.m.

 

Directors Present:  Judi Dunphy, Troy Dunphy, Grace Carreiro, Dulcie Welch, Larry Dunphy, Dwight Barron, Kevin Sousa,  Heather Hilenski, Robert Lindblom, Laura Layman, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification: Robert Demchak, Tammy Murray, Jessi Campbell, and Bobbi Sue Harrington

 

Directors Absent without notification: None

 

Staff Members Present: 15

 

Students Present: 2

 

Citizens Present: 2

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA –

            Adding Michael Golden under Nominations for the Fifth Grade Teacher at CCS

            Adding Doug Woodsum under resignation for English Teacher at CHS

            Adding Title 1 Summer School to Jessie Cates under appointments

            Adding Ross Sirois under appointments for Varsity Boys Soccer Coach at CHS

 

Agenda Item #2  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 26, 2018, AND THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF MAY 2, 2018.

 

Upon motion by Dwight Barron and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the minutes of the Special Board Meeting of April 26, 2018 and the Regular Board Meeting of May 2, 2018.

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS:  Mr. Richards gave a presentation on the PBE update, and Mr. Desjardins gave a presentation on the PBIS update.

 

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS: 

 

A.)   Superintendent’s Report – Mr. Tracy spoke about working with the Admin. Team this summer on collaboration for next year, working on job descriptions, strategic planning, the Emergency plan, and Grant updates.

 

1.      Appointments:

Kathy Bertini – STEAM Coordinator

Richard Reichenbach – STEAM Lead Teacher

Jasmyn Wagg – STEAM Lead Teacher

Joy West – STEAM Lead Teacher

Mary Collins – STEAM Lead Teacher

Grace Cram - Special Ed Summer School Instructor

Billie Lawrence – Special Ed Summer School Instructor

Mary Keenan – Special Ed and Title 1 Summer School Instructor

Jessie Cates – Special Ed and Title 1 Summer School Instructor

Laurie Nile – Title 1 Summer School Instructor

Shannah Cotton – Special Ed Summer School Instructor

Hollye Dunphy – Title 1 Summer School Instructor

Brenda Mullin – Title 1 Summer School Instructor

Darcie Nichols – Title 1 Summer School Instructor

Hannah Hanson – Title 1 Summer School Instructor

Ross Sirois – Varsity Boys Soccer Coach CHS

                                   

2.       Resignations: 

Fran Sirois – Industrial Technology Teacher – CHS

Maria James – Special Education Teacher – Solon

Doug Woodsum – English Teacher - CHS

 

3.       Nominations: 

Lori Conway – Guidance Counselor – CHS

Natalie Costello – Math Interventionist

Coady Richardson – Science/Math Teacher – CHS

Michael Golden – Fifth Grade Teacher – CCS

 

 

 

Upon motion by Dulcie Welch and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted by unanimous consent to nominate Lori Conway as the Guidance Counselor at CHS.

 

Upon motion by Laura Layman and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to nominate Natalie Costello as Math Interventionist.

 

Upon motion by Dulcie Welch and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to nominate Coady Richardson as Science/Math Teacher at CHS.

 

Upon motion by Dulcie Welch and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to nominate Michael Golden as Fifth Grade Teacher at CCS.

 

                       

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

 

C.)    Committees: 

 

Strategic Planning Committee met on May 23rd – Larry Dunphy reported

 

Agenda Item #5   CITIZENS COMMENTS ON AGENDA

“The RSU #74 school board will follow school board policy BEDH/KD, in that public comment will be limited to no more than 30 minutes in total length and that all comments must relate to the business to be conducted by the RSU #74 school board at the stated meeting on the current agenda.

 

Laura Layman spoke about Board meeting schedules and what the policy is.

 

 

 

 

Action Items:

 

Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETICS MOVING OUT OF THE CENTRAL MAINE LEAGUE AND MOVE TO THE CAPITOL AREA LEAGUE.

 

Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Dulcie Welch the Board voted by unanimous consent to table agenda item 3 6 due to lack of information.

 

 

Agenda Item #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE RFP FOR THE COPIER BIDS.

 

Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Dulcie Welch the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the copier bid by A-COPI.

 

Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR’S CONTRACT.

 

Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted 10-1 to approve the Transportation Director’s Contract. Motion passed.

 

Agenda Item #9 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE COMPUTATION AND DECLARATION OF THE VOTES FOR THE 2018-19 BUDGET.

 

Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the computation and declaration of the votes for the 2018-19 budget.

 

Agenda Item #10 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE UPDATES PER POLICY COMMITTEE TO POLICIES BCB, JIFF, AND GDO.

 

Upon motion by Deron Whittemore and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the updates per Policy Committee to policies BCB, JIFF, and GDO.

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:

 

Agenda Item #11 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE STRATEGIC PLANNING UPDATE.

 

No action taken.

 

Agenda Item #12 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE VAN PURCHASE.

 

Upon motion by Dulcie Welch and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to discuss the van purchase.

 

Agenda Item #13 ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting was declared adjourned by Troy Dunphy, Vice Chair at 8:47 pm.

 

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent

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