May 2, 2018 Minutes
Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting
RSU #74 Board of Directors
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.