March 6 Minutes

                                                                                                     Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

6:00 p.m.

At

Carrabec High School


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

 

Directors Present:  Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Grace Carreiro, Dwight Barron, Kevin Sousa, Jessi Campbell, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Valarie Pinkham, Robert Lindblom, Laura Layman, Dulcie Welch, Scott Lehay, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification: None

 

Directors Absent without notification: None

 

Staff Members Present: 14

 

Students Present: 7

 

Citizens Present: 8

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA  

           

4.a.1. Appointments:  Matt Brown – Track Coach at CCS – per contract

                                  Terry Corson – Softball Coach at CHS – per contract

                                   Erik Carey – Baseball Coach at CCS – per contract

                                   George Rugh – Track & Field Coach at CHS – per contract

                                   Tyrel Love – Boys Tennis Coach at CHS – per contract

                                   Amy Price – Girls Tennis Coach at CHS – per contract

                                   Patrick Daubenberger – Track & Field Asst. Coach at CHS – per contract

                                   Mike Cahill – Track & Field Asst. Coach at CHS – per contract

                                   Dave Richardson – Softball Asst. Coach at CHS – per contract

 

6.a. To see if the Board will take agenda item #7, tabled from the February 6th Board meeting, and apply it towards the budget discussion item #8.

 

6.b. To see if the Board will take agenda item #8, tabled from the February 6th Board meeting , and apply it towards the budget discussion item #8.

 

8.a. To see if the Board will go into executive session under Tile 1, Chapter 13, Subchapter 1, SS 405-E. Consultations between a body agency and its attorney concerning the legal rights and duties of the body of agency – review attorney advice.

 

 

Agenda Item #2  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF FEBRUARY 6, 2019.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the regular Board minutes of  February 6, 2019.  Scott Lehay abstained.

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS:  Dan Gilbert – RSU #74 Performing Arts Teacher gave a presentation on how the program is growing. Some of his students were present to speak about the program.

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS: 

A.)   Superintendent’s Report 

Mr. Tracy spoke about some of the Legislature items such as increasing the Teacher’s base pay to $40,000, the universal Pre-K for three and four year olds, and the Teacher retirement cost.

 

 

1.       Appointments:

Doug Larlee – Softball Coach at CCS – per contract

Maurice Langlois – Student Council Advisor at CHS – per contract

Brian Twitchell – Teacher Eval./Performance pay Coordinator - $5000 stipend

Matt Brown – Track Coach at CCS – per contract

                         Terry Corson – Softball Coach at CHS – per contract

                         Erik Carey – Baseball Coach at CCS – per contract

                         George Rugh – Track & Field Coach at CHS – per contract

                         Tyrel Love – Boys Tennis Coach at CHS – per contract

                         Amy Price – Girls Tennis Coach at CHS – per contract

                         Patrick Daubenberger – Track & Field Asst. Coach at CHS – per contract

                         Mike Cahill – Track & Field Asst. Coach at CHS – per contract

                         Dave Richardson – Softball Asst. Coach at CHS – per contract

 

 

 

2.       Resignations:  None

 

3.        Nominations:  None

           

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

 

B.)    Committees: 

Finance met on February 27th and 28th

 

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 APPROVE THE 2019-20 SCHOOL CALENDAR.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the 2019-20 School Calendar.

 

Agenda Item #6.a.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL TAKE AGENDA ITEM #7, TABLED FROM THE FEBRUARY 6TH BOARD MEETING, AND APPLY IT TOWARDS THE BUDGET DISCUSSION ITEM #8.

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted by unanimous consent to take agenda item #7, tabled from the February 6th Board meeting, and apply it towards the budget discussion item #8.

 

Agenda Item #6.b.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL TAKE AGENDA ITEM #8, TABLED FROM THE FEBRUARY 6TH BOARD MEETING, AND APPLY IT TOWARDS THE BUDGET DISCUSSION ITEM #8.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to take agenda item #8, tabled from the February 6th Board Meeting, and apply it towards the budget discussion item #8.

 

Discussion Items:

 

Agenda Item #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE SCHOOL SAFETY AND ALICE TRAINING.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted to discuss the school Safety and ALICE Training.

 

Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE 2019-20 SCHOOL BUDGET.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to discuss the 2019-20 School Budget.

 

Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to reduce Pre-K by $75,000,  add $75,000 to carry over, and add $45,000 to Tuition/other.

 

Agenda Item #8.a. TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION UNDER TITLE 1, CHAPTER 13, SUBCHAPTER 1, SS 405-E. CONSULTATIONS BETWEEN A BODY OR AGENCY AND ITS ATTORNEY CONCERNING THE LEGAL RIGHTS AND DUTIES OF THE BODY OR AGENCY – REVIEW ATTORNEY ADVICE.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board entered into executive session at 7:52 pm.

 

The Board returned to normal session at 8:04 pm.

 

Agenda Item #9 ADJOURNMENT

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 8:05 pm

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent  

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