May 2, 2018 Minutes

                                                                                                      Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting

of

RSU #74 Board of Directors

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

6:00 p.m.

At

Solon Elementary School


Robert Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:01 p.m.

 

Directors Present:  Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray(came at 6:20), Grace Carreiro, Dulcie Welch, Larry Dunphy, Dwight Barron, Kevin Sousa, Jessi Campbell, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Heather Hilenski, Robert Lindblom, Laura Layman, and Deron Whittemore.

 

Directors absent with notification: None

 

Directors Absent without notification: None

 

Staff Members Present: 14

 

Students Present: 6

 

Citizens Present: 7

 

Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA –

            Adding Nicole Atwood-Shamaly under appointments as Special Education Secretary

            Adding Ruby McMullen under resignations as District Bus Driver

            Adding Mary Ashe under resignations as CHS Social Worker

            Adding Heather Vaughn under nominations as CHS Art Teacher

            Swapping the two presentations

 

Agenda Item #2  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF April 4, 2018.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Heather Hilenski the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Regular Board Minutes of April 4, 2018 as amended.

 

 

REPORTS:

 

Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS:  Mr. Twitchell demonstrated a Number Talk with 6 Third graders from Mrs. Haynie’s Class. After that Mr. L’Italien gave a presentation from Somerset Public Health.

 

 

Agenda Item #4 REPORTS: 

 

A.)   Superintendent’s Report – Mr. Tracy spoke about the expense reports, the May 8th vote, Teacher evaluation tool, the Bug Mobile, MDI finale, the PBE law, and the STEAM academy.

 

1.       Appointments:

Tammy Lane – Summer Feeding Cook hourly rate

Luke Ellis – CHS Boys Tennis Coach – stipend of $2,182

Nora Ellis – CHS Girls Tennis Coach – stipend of $2,182

Nicole Atwood Shamaly – Special Education Secretary per salary

                                   

 

2.        Resignations: 

Jamie Weggler – CCS Assistant Principal

Dianne Starr – CHS Guidance Counselor

Terry Corson – Solon 5th Grade Teacher

Ruby McMullen – District School Bus Driver

Mary Ashe – Social Worker

 

3.        Nominations: 

Heather Vaughn – CHS Art Teacher

 

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the above nominations.

 

                       

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

 

C.)    Committees: 

 

Building & Grounds met on April 10th – Larry Dunphy reported

Policy met on April 10th – 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.

 

Erik Carey spoke about the agenda item #6.

 

Action Items:

 

Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE BRIDGEWAY BANDITS EXTENSION OF HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL.

 

Upon motion by Heather Hilenski and seconded by Larry Dunphy it was open for discussion.

 

Upon motion by Larry Dunphy and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted 14-1 to move the vote.

 

The Board voted 9-6 to approve the Bridgeway Bandits Extension of High School Baseball. Motion Carries.

 

 

Agenda Item #7  TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE  STRATEGIC PLANNING, AND HIRE A CONSULTANT UP TO $5,000 FOR THAT PURPOSE.

 

Upon motion by Jessi Campbell and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve strategic planning, and hire a consultant up to $5,000 for that purpose.

 

Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE TEACHER EVALUATION SYSTEM UPDATE.

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Laura Layman it was open for discussion.

 

Upon motion by Laura Layman and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to move the vote.

 

The Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Teacher Evaluation System Update.

 

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.

 

DANIEL GILBERT

LAURIE HANSON-HISCOCK

RICHARD REICHENBACH

BRIAN TWITCHELL

JASMYN WAGG

 

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

 

PATRICIA REID

MARC COLLARD

DOUG LARLEE

MATHEW BROWN

BRITTANY DUNHAM

TAMMY LONG

ALETHEA SCHANZ

NATE STUBBERT (1/2 TIME)

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted 13-2 to approve the Teacher nominations moving forward from year 2 of probationary contract to year 3 of probationary contract. Motion carries.

 

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

 

SHANNAH COTTON

ANDREW FERRARI

JENNIFER HEBERT

ISAAC LACASSE

ANTHONY PRANSES

RANDALL ROTHERT

PAUL THOMPSON

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the Teacher nominations moving forward from year 1 of probationary contract to year 2 of probationary contract.

 

Agenda Item #12 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE FOLLOWING POLICIES PER POLICY SUB COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS:  CBA, CBAA, CBJB/GDQD/GCQC/GCQD, CGD,CGDA, DB, DGA, DI, DID, DIEDIF, DJ, DKB, DLB, EBAB, EBCB, EBCF, EEAA, EEAAC, EEAAC-R, EEACB, EEAD, EEAE, EEAE-R, EEAEA, EF, EFB, EHB, GB, GBCA, GBEB,/GBEBB, GBED/JICG/KFA, GBGE, AND GBL.

 

Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Larry Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the policies as written.

 

Agenda Item #13 ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The meeting was declared adjourned by Robert Demchak, Chair at 8:35 pm.

 

 

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Michael Tracy

Superintendent 

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