Sept Minutes

                                                                                                    Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

6:00 p.m.

At

Carrabec High School


Robert Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:02 p.m.

 

Directors Present:  Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Grace Carreiro,  Dulcie Welch, Larry Dunphy, Dwight Barron, Kevin Sousa, Jessi Campbell, Bobbi Sue Harrington(excused at 8:10pm), Heather Hilenski,  Laura Layman(excused at 8:45 pm), and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification: Robert Lindblom

 

Directors Absent without notification: None

 

Staff Members Present: 14

 

Students Present: 1

 

Citizens Present: 3

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA  

 

            Swap Presentations

 

Appointments:

Tony Pranses – After School Tutor – CHS (grant funded) - $1,000 stipend

Tammy Long – After School Tutor – CHS (grant funded) - $1,000 stipend

Victoria Burbank – Second Grade Long Term Sub 2018/19 – GSS – per contract

Janet Boothby – Alternative Ed - $10,000 stipend

 

Add Agenda Item 9.a. To see if the Board will approve the overnight 8th Grade Trip to Maine Huts & Trails on September 25th and 26th.

 

Add Agenda Item 9.b. To see if the Board will approve MSBA delegates      

 

Agenda Item #2  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF AUGUST 1, 2018.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Regular Board Minutes of August 1, 2018.

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS:  Fall Athletic Update – Julie Richard and Chris Leblanc

                                                            Academic Goals – Mr. Tracy

 

 

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS: 

 

A.)    Superintendent’s Report 

 

1.       Appointments:

Sam Harper – Cross Country Coach – CHS – per contract

            Sam Harper – Special Education Ed Tech II – CCS – per contract

            Andrew Ferrari – Cross Country Coach – CCS – per contract

            Tammy Long – Yearbook Advisor – CHS – per contract

            Joyce Flanagan – Special Education Ed Tech II – GSS – per contract

            Billie Lawrence – Special Education Ed Tech II to Title I Ed Tech II – GSS – per contract

            Heidi Day – Girls Middle School Soccer Coach – per contract

            PJ Vicneire – Boys Middle School Soccer Coach – per contract

            Eleanor Easler – 5 Hour Bus Driver – per contract

            Debbie Brown – Bus Driver – per contract

            David Dickey – Part-time Grounds Keeper – per contract

Tony Pranses – After School Tutor – CHS (grant funded) - $1,000 stipend

Tammy Long – After School Tutor – CHS (grant funded) - $1,000 stipend

            Victoria Burbank – Second Grade Long Term Sub 2018/19 – GSS – per contract

Janet Boothby – Alternative Ed - $10,000 stipend

2.        Resignations: 

None

 

3.        Nominations: 

None

           

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

 

C.)    Committees: 

 

Strategic Planning Committee met on August 17th – Robert Demchak gave an update.

 

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 UPDATE AND APPROVE THE EMERGENCY PLAN.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted by unanimous consent to update and approve the Emergency Plan.

 

Agenda Item #7  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL ADD AN ED TECH I POSITION TO THE BUDGET FOR GARRET SCHENCK.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted 10-1 to add an Ed Tech I to the budget for Garret Schenck. Heather Hilenski and Dulcie Welch abstained. Motion passed.

 

Agenda Item #8  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF A THIRD VAN FOR ATHLETIC PURPOSES.

 

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

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the motion was rescinded.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore a new motion was made to see if the Board will approve the purchase of a third van.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the motion was rescinded.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted 8-5 to table the agenda item #8 until next month’s Board Meeting. Motion passed.

 

Agenda Item #9  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL TRANSFER THE BELOW AMOUNTS TO COVER THE OVER EXPENDED BUDGET ARTICLES FOR 2017/18.

 

Transfer out/reduce:

 

Special Education (Article 2) by $60,000

Student and Staff Support (Article 5) by $30,000

Facilities and Maintenance (Article 9) by $65,000

 

Transfer to/increase:

 

CTE Instruction (Article 3) by $8,500

School Administration (Article 7) by $111,500

Transportation (Article 8) by $35,000

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted 11-1 to transfer the amounts to cover the over expended budget articles for 2017/18. Motion passed.

 

Agenda Item #9.a.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE OVERNIGHT 8TH GRADE TRIP TO MAINE HUTS & TRAILS ON SEPTEMBER 25TH AND 26TH.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the overnight 8th Grade Trip to Maine Huts & Trails on September 25th and 26th.

 

Agenda Item #9.b.  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE MSBA DELEGATES.

 

Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Jessi Campbell the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve Robert Demchak as the Delegate and Troy Dunphy as the alternate.

 

Agenda Item # ADJOURNMENT

The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 9:02 pm

 

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent  

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