Oct. 3 minutes

                                                                                                      Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

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, Larry Dunphy, Dwight Barron, Jessi Campbell, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Heather Hilenski, Robert Lindblom,  Laura Layman, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification: Tammy Murray, Grace Carreiro, and Kevin Sousa         

 

Directors Absent without notification: Dulcie Welch

 

Staff Members Present: 10

 

Students Present: 0

 

Citizens Present: 0

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA  

           

Appointments:  Michael Asselin – 4 Hr. Bus Driver/ 4 Hr Custodial – per contract

                        Anthony Sy – 4 Hr Bus Drive/4 Hr Grounds – per contract

 

Resignations:  Valerie Burbank – Bus Driver

 

Add Agenda Item # 7.a.)  To see if the Board will approve the overnight Boston College trip on November 1st and 2nd.

 

Add Agenda Item #7.b.)  To see if the Board will approve the overnight Youth in Government trip November 9th – 11th.

 

Agenda Item #2  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF SEPTMEBER 5, 2018 AND THE SPECIAL BOARD MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 19, 2018.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Regular Board meeting minutes of September 5, 2018 and the Special Board meeting minutes of September 19, 2018.

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS:  None

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS: 

 

A.)    Superintendent’s Report 

Mr. Tracy gave an update on the MOU for Collective Bargaining, spoke about the upcoming Strategic Planning Meeting at the end of October, and the need for sub Bus Drivers.

 

1.       Appointments:

Andrew Ferrari -  MLTI Tech Lead – stipend of $500(grant funded)

Mark Collard – Math League Advisor – per contract

Maurice Langlois – Advisory Dean – per contract

Janet Boothby – Advisory Dean – per contract

Aaron Baum – Advisory Dean – per contract

Stacey Robinson – Advisory Dean – per contract

Jenney Rollins – Ed Tech I – GS – per contract

Michael Rowe – Boys Varsity Basketball Coach – CHS – per contract

Michael Asselin – 4 Hr Bus Driver/ 4 Hr Custodial – per contract

Anthony Sy – 4 Hr Bus Driver/4 Hr Grounds – per contract

 

2.       Resignations: 

Valerie Burbank – Bus Driver

 

3.        Nominations: 

None

           

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

 

C.)    Committees: 

Policy Committee met on September 12th – Bob reported

Building & Grounds met on September 19th – Troy 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

 

Action Items:

 

Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF THE 3M FILM PER BUILDING & GROUNDS SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMENDATIONS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the purchase of 3M film per Building & Grounds subcommittee recommendations.

 

Agenda Item #7  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE 8TH GRADE TRIP TO NORLANDS ON OCTOBER 19TH AND 20TH AND NOVMEBER 5TH AND 6TH.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the 8th Grade trip to Norlands on October 19th and 20th and November 5th and 6th.

 

Agenda Item #7.a. TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE OVERNIGHT BOSTON COLLEGE TRIP ON NOVEMBER 1ST AND 2nd.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the overnight Boston College Trip on November 1st and 2nd.

 

Agenda Item #7.b. TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE OVERNIGHT YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT TRIP NOVEMBER 9TH -11TH.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the overnight Youth in Government trip November 9th-11th.

 

Agenda Item #8  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE POLCIIES GCEC, GCED, GCQAB, GCQC, IA, IHA, IHAE, IHBAD, IHBAE, IHBAK, IHBGB, IJJ-E, IJNDD, IJOA, IKB, IKFA, IMDA, AND IMJ PER POLICY SUBCOMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS WITH CLERICAL EDITS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve policies, GCEC, GCED, GCQAB, GCQC, IA, IHA, IHAE, IHBAD, IHBAE, IHBAK, IHBGB, IJJ-E, IJNDD, IJOA, IKB, IKFA, IKFB, IMDA, AND IMJ per Policy subcommittee recommendations with clerical edits.

 

DISCUSSION:

 

Agenda Item #9.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE BLEACHERS AT CHS.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Laura Layman the discussion of the bleachers at CHS was open.

 

The motion was made to approve Hussey’s to do the renovation of the new bleachers for $45,275.00 using $30,000.00 from line 2120 – Capital Improvement and funds from the Operating budget.

 

Upon motion by Larry Dunphy and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve Hussey’s to do the renovation of the new bleachers for $45,275.00 using $30,000.00 from line 2120 – Capital Improvement and funds from the Operating Budget.

 

 

Agenda Item #10.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS THE MSMA CONFERENCE UPDATE AND INVITATION.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to discuss the MSMA Conference update and invitation.

 

Agenda Item #11.  ADJOURNMENT

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 6:43 pm

 

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent  

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