March 13 Minutes
Minutes of the Special Board Meeting
RSU #74 Board of Directors
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Robert Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:05 p.m.
Directors Present: Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Grace Carreiro, Dwight Barron, Jessi Campbell, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Valarie Pinkham, Robert Lindblom, Laura Layman, Dulcie Welch, Scott Lehay, and Deron Whittemore.
Directors absent with notification: Kevin Sousa
Directors Absent without notification: None
Staff Members Present: 12
Students Present: 0
Citizens Present: 1
Agenda Item #1 SCHOOL BUDGET WORKSHOP ON THE SCHOOL BUDGET
Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Jessi Campbell the Board voted by unanimous consent to remove $20,000.00 from Pre-K in the Elementary Instruction line.
Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Tammy Murray the Board voted by unanimous consent to use a total of $100,000.00 from carry forward to balance forward revenue line.
Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted 6-7 to approve the budget as is. One abstained. Motion failed.
Upon motion by Bobbi Sue Harrington and seconded by Jessi Campbell the Board voted by unanimous consent to reduce Teacher retirement in Elementary Instruction by $30,000.00.
Upon motion by Dulcie Welch and seconded by Bobbi Sue Harrington the Board voted 13-1 to reduce the Secondary Instruction line by $7,120.00. Motion Passed.
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to reduce the Operation & Maintenance of Plant from the energy audit by $5000.00.
Upon motion by Robert Lindblom and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted 10-4 to pass the budget as is with the final amount of $496,721.00 increase to the tax payers. Motion passed.
Agenda Item #2 ADJOURNMENT
The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 8:12 pm.
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