Jan 2 Minutes

                                                                                                     Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

6:00 p.m.

At

Garret Schenck School


Robert Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:08 p.m.

 

Directors Present:  Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Dulcie Welch, Dwight Barron, Kevin Sousa, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Robert Lindblom,  Laura Layman, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification: Grace Carreiro and Jessi Campbell

 

Directors Absent without notification: None

 

Staff Members Present: 10

 

Students Present: 1

 

Citizens Present: 0

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA  

           

Canceling Agenda Item #3. Presentation – Dan Gilbert

 

Add to Agenda Item #4.A. 1. Appointments:  Harold Withee – Drama Coach – CHS – per contract

                                                                      Tammy Long – Drama Coach – CHS – per contract

Add to Agenda Item #4.A.2. Resignations:  Larry Dunphy – Embden School Board Member

 

Add Agenda Item #6a. To see if the Board will authorize the Superintendent to purchase GPS Fleet Management equipment and software for school district vehicles up to $5000.00.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to add Agenda Item #6a.

 

Agenda Item #2  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF DECEMBER 5, 2018 AND THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF DECEMBER 10, 2018.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the regular Board minutes of December 5, 2018 and the Special Board Minutes of December 10, 2018.

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS:  None

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS: 

A.)   Superintendent’s Report 

Mr. Tracy spoke about his Winter Newsletter which will be coming out soon, about his visits to all of the Municipal Offices to talk about the budget process, the budget timeline, and his plan to meet with the Custodial, transportation, and food service departments.

 

 

1.      Appointments:

Larry Dunphy – Interim Transportation Director

Harold Withee – Drama Coach – CHS – per contract

Tammy Long – Drama Coach – CHS – per contract

 

2.      Resignations:  Larry Dunphy – Embden School Board Member

 

3.       Nominations:  None

           

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

 

B.)    Committees: 

Academic Committee met on Dec. 19th – Judi Dunphy

Strategic Planning Committee met on Dec. 19th – Robert Demchak

 

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.

None

 

Action Items:

 

Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL ADD A ½ TIME DAY CUSTODIAN AT CHS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to add a ½ time day Custodian at CHS.

 

Agenda Item #6a. TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO PURCHASE GPS FLEET MANAGEMENT EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT VEHICLES UP TO $5000.00.

 

Upon motion by Kevin Sousa and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to purchase GPS Fleet Management equipment and software for school district vehicles up to $5000.00.

 

Agenda Item #7 ADJOURNMENT

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 7:04 pm

 

________________________________

Michael Tracy

Superintendent  

 

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