October 2017 Minutes

                                                                                                    Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

6:00 p.m.

At Embden Community Center

Robert 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, Robert Lindblom, Dulcie Welch, and Deron Whittemore(Left at & pm).

 

Directors absent with notification: Heather Hilenski, Bobbi Sue Harrington, and Laura Layman

 

Directors Absent without notification: Annette Folco

 

Staff Members Present: 11

 

Students Present: 1

 

Citizens Present: 0

 

Agenda Item #1 TO SEE IF THE BOARDS WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 6, 2017.

 

Upon motion by Robert Lindblom and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the minutes of the regular Board meeting of September 6, 2017.

 

 

Upon motion by Larry Dunphy and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to move agenda item #5 to make it #2B.

 

Additions to appointments were made.

 

 

REPORTS:

 

Agenda Item #2  PRESENTATION:  PBE VIDEO BY BRIAN TWITCHELL

 

BrianTwitchell gave a brief presentation about PBE and answered any questions.

 

Agenda Item #2B  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE EXTENDED BUS WARRANTIES.

 

Upon motion by Grace Carriero and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted 1-10, motion failed.

 

Agenda Item #3  REPORTS: 

 

A.)   Superintendent’s Report

 

1.      Nominations:

 

Maurice Langlois – NHS Co-advisor

Stacey Robinson – NHS Co-advisor

 

 

2.       Appointments:

 

Brian Twitchell – MMP Grant Coordinator (funded through Gear-Up)

Andrew Ferrari – MLTI – Stipend of $500

Chuck Glidden – JV Boys Basketball Coach – CHS

Luke Tewksbury – Boys Basketball Coach – CCS

Erik Carey – Girls Basketball Coach – CCS

 

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the nominations and appointments.

 

3.       Resignations: 

 

Kasey Hiltz – Fourth Grade Teacher at CCS

 

 

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

 

C.)   Committees:

 

Facilities/Grounds/Transportation met on September 13th – Troy Dunphy reported

Library/Technology met on September 20th – Kevin Sousa reported

Joint ADHOC Committee met on September 21st – Robert Demchak reported

 

Agenda Item #4   CITIZENS COMMENTS ON AGENDA

 

None

 

Agenda Item #5  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE 6 JMG STUDENTS TO ATTEND THE LEADERSHIP EDUCATION CONFERENCE AT PINE TREE CAMP FROM AFTER SCHOOL ON OCTOBER 18TH TO THE END OF DAY OCTOBER 19TH.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the 6 JMG students to attend the Leadership Education Conference at Pine Tree Camp from after school on October 18th to the end of the day of October 19th.

 

Agenda Item #6  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL AUTHORIZE THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) LOW SPEED BUFFERS/ATTACHEMENTS, AND ONE (1) WET VAC AND ATTACHMENTS NOT TO EXCEED $2000.00 TOTAL PURCHASE.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the purchase of two (2) low speed buffers/attachments and one (1) wet vac and attachments not to exceed $2000.00 total purchase.

 

Agenda Item #7  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE A SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR CHANGE.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board discussed.

 

Motion was withdrawn by Troy Dunphy

 

Agenda Item #8  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A NEW FUEL TANK AT THE HIGH SCHOOL.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the purchase of a new fuel tank at the High School

 

Agenda Item #9  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE OVERNIGHT COLLEGE TRIP NOVEMBER 1ST AND 2ND.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Judi Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the overnight college trip November 1st and 2nd.

 

DISCUSSION:

 

Agenda Item #10.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board voted to discuss.

 

 

Agenda Item #11  ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting was declared adjourned by Robert Demchak, Chair at 7:37 pm.

 

 

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent 

 

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