May 1st Minutes

                                                                                                     Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

6:00 p.m.

At

Solon Elementary School


Robert Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:09 p.m.

 

Directors Present:  Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Grace Carreiro, Scott Lehay, Dwight Barron, Kevin Sousa, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Robert Lindblom, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification:  Dulcie Welch   

 

Directors Absent without notification: Jessi Campbell, Valerie Pinkham, and Laura Layman

 

Staff Members Present: 11

 

Students Present: 15

 

Citizens Present: 12

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA  

           

4A. 2 Resignations:  Matt Brown – PE Teacher

                                 Deborah Haynie – Grade 3 Teacher – Solon

 

6a.  To see if the Board will discuss the audio/video/televised recording of Board Meetings.

 

7a. To see if the Board will approve the negotiation of bus rental services with Sugarloaf.

 

7b.  To see if the Board will enter into Executive Session under MRS Title 1 – Ch.13.Sub Ch.1, SS.405.6.D – Teacher Contracts.

 

Agenda Item #2  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF APRIL 3, 2019 AND THE SPECIAL BOARD MINUTES OF APRIL 25, 2019.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington  the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Regular Board Minutes of April 3, 2019 and the Special Board Minutes of April 25, 2019

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS:  Cobra Wrestling – Mr. Desjardins, Coaches, and students presented.

Year End Presentation on District Goals – Mr. Desjardins and Ms. Butler                 presented on PBIS and supports.        

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS: 

A.)   Superintendent’s Report 

Mr. Tracy gave an update on the CCS Waiver for the missed day, the current MEA testing happening, the Rural Maine Attendance Summit, and the Budget Process.

 

1.      Appointments:  Ross Sirois – Ed Tech III – CCS – per contract

Heidi Vicneire – Girls Soccer Coach – CHS – per contract

George Rugh – Girls Varsity Basketball Coach – CHS – per contract

Patrick Daubenberger – Girls JV Basketball Coach – CHS – per contract

Mike Cahill – Girls Basketball Volunteer Asst. – CHS

Erik Carey – Boys Varsity Basketball Coach – CHS – per contract

Paul Vicneire – Boys Soccer Coach – CCS – per contract

Heidi Day – Girls Soccer Coach – CCS – per contract

Andrew Ferrari –Cross Country Coach – CCS- per contract

 

2.      Resignations:  Matt Brown – PE Teacher

            Deborah Haynie – Grade 3 Teacher – Solon

 

3.       Nominations:  None

           

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

 

B.)    Committees:  Collaboration Committee met on April 24th – Robert Demchak 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.

None

 

Discussion Items:

 

Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE RECENT CORRESPONDENCE FROM MSDA #58.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore agenda item #6 was open for discussion.

 

Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Tammy Murray the Board voted by unanimous consent to respond to the letter from MSAD #58 to have a sit down and come up with a date to meet prior to the next school year.

 

Agenda Item 6a. TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE VIDEO RECORDING OF BOARD MEETINGS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore agenda item 6a. was open for discussion.

 

Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Tammy Murray the Board voted by unanimous consent for Mr. Tracy to bring information on the process to the June School Board Meeting.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted by unanimous consent to table agenda item 6a. to the June School Board Meeting.

 

Action Items:

 

Agenda Item #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE REVISION OF POLICIES DJ, DJ-R, EFE, GCFB, JLCC, AND JLCD.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Dwight Barron the agenda item was discussed.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to amend the motion to the following “ To see if the Board will approve the revision of policies DJ, DJ-R, EFE, GCFB, JLCC, and JLCD with the fixed clerical errors.”

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Dwight Barron the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the motion as amended.

 

Agenda Item #7a. TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE NEGOTIATION OF BUS RENTAL SERVICES WITH SUGARLOAF.

 

Upon motion Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the negotiation of the bus rental services with Sugarloaf.

 

Agenda Item #7b.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL ENTER INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION UNDER MRS TITLE 1- CH.13.SUB CH.1, SS 405.6.D – TEACHER CONTRACTS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board entered into executive session at 7:11 pm.

 

The Board entered back into regular session at 7:45 pm.

No action taken.

 

Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE OVERNIGHT TRIP TO HUTS & TRAILS FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS ON JUNE 14, 2019.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the overnight trip to Huts & Trails for juniors and seniors on June 14, 2019.

 

Agenda Item # 9 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE FOLLOWING TEACHER NOMINATIONS AS REQUIRED BY STATUE FOR MOVEMENT FROM PROBATIONARY CONTRACT TO CONTINUING STATUS.

 

            Marc Collard

            Brittany Dunham

            Tammy Long

            Alethea Schanz

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Scott Lehay the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the following Teacher nominations as required by statue for movement from probationary contract to continuing status.

 

Agenda Item #10 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE FOLLOWING TEACHER NOMINATIONS MOVING FORWARD FROM YEAR 2 OF PROBATIONARY CONTRACT TO YEAR 3 OF PROBATIONARY CONTRACT.

 

            Doug Larlee

            Shannah Cotton

            Andrew Ferrari

            Jennifer Hebert

            Anthony Pranses

            Randall Rothert

            Paul Thompson

 

Agenda Item #11 TO SEE IF THE BAORD WILL APPROVE THE FOLLOWING TEACHER NOMINATIONS MOVING FORWARD FROM YEAR 1 TO YEAR 2 OF PROBATIONARY CONTRACT.

 

            Alicia Bedard

            John Berube

            Amy Cates

            Lori Conway

            Terry Corson

            Heidi Day

            Lacey Frost

            Michael Golden

            Richard Mason

            Coady Richardson

            Heather Vaughn

 

Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve agenda items 10 and 11 as written

 

 

 

Agenda Item #2 ADJOURNMENT

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 7:49 pm

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent 

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