Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting
RSU #74 Board of Directors
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Carrabec Community School
Troy Dunphy, Vice Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:35 p.m.
Directors Present: Judi Dunphy, Troy Dunphy, Grace Carreiro, Laura Layman, Tammy Murray, Kevin Sousa, Valerie Pinkham, Robert Lindblom, Ellen McQuiston, and Deron Whittemore.
Directors absent with notification: Dwight Barron and Robert Demchak
Directors Absent without notification: Bobbie Sue Harrington and Scott Lehay
Staff Members Present: 10
Students Present: 1
Citizens Present: 0
Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA
Add 4A. 3. Nominations: Angela Larlee – Grade 5 Teacher at GSS
Upon motion by Robert Lindblom and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to add the adjustments.
Agenda Item #2 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF MAY 1, 2019 AND THE SPECIAL BOARD MINUTES OF JULY 10, 2019.
Upon motion by Laura Layman and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted to amend the motion to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of July 10, 2019.
Upon motion by Laura Layman and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the amended motion.
Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS: School Handbook Updates – Mr. Tracy, Mr. Desjardins, and Mr. Richards
Staff Handbook Updates – Mr. Tracy reported.
Agenda Item #4 REPORTS:
A.) Superintendent’s Report
1. Appointments: Pauline Langton – Bus Driver/Custodian – CHS – per contract
2. Resignations: None
3. Nominations: Angela Larlee – Grade 5 Teacher at GSS – per contract
Upon motion by Judi Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the nominations.
A.) Administrators: Written Reports were mailed to Board members and are available online at www.carrabec.org.
B.) Committees: None
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.
Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE FIRST READING OF EMPLOYEE USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY – GCSAA.
Upon motion by Robert Lindblom and seconded by Kevin Sousa the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the first reading of Employee Use of Social Media Policy – GCSAA.
Agenda Item #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE FIRST READING OF DISTRICT SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY- IJND.
Upon motion by Deron Whittemore and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the first reading of District Social Media Policy – IJND.
Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL AUTHORIZE THE SUPERINTENDENT TO PURCHASE THE MAINTENANCE VEHICLE.
Upon motion by Laura Layman and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted 7-1-2 to authorize the Superintendent to purchase the maintenance vehicle. Motion Passed. Grace Carreiro and Ellen McQuiston abstained.
Agenda Item #9 ADJOURNMENT
The Vice Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 7:43 pm