Nov 6th Minutes
Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting
RSU #74 Board of Directors
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Carrabec High School
Robert Demchak, Chair, called the meeting to order at 6:10 p.m.
Directors Present: Judi Dunphy, Robert Demchak, Troy Dunphy, Tammy Murray, Grace Carreiro, Ellen McQuiston, Dwight Barron, Kevin Sousa, David Royce, Bobbi Sue Harrington, Valerie Pinkham, Robert Lindblom, Laura Layman, and Deron Whittemore.
Directors absent with notification: None
Directors Absent without notification: None
Staff Members Present: 16
Students Present: 6
Agenda Item #1 ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA
Agenda Item 10a. To see if the Board will enter into executive session under MRS. Title 1, Ch. 13, sub chapter 1: sub section 405, 6-A. for the purpose of discussing the Superintendent of Schools’ evaluation.
Agenda Item #2 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR BOARD MEETING OF OCTOBER 2, 2019
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Grace Carreiro the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the minutes of the Regular Board Meeting of October 2, 2019.
Agenda Item #3 PRESENTATIONS: None
Agenda Item #4 REPORTS:
A.) Superintendent’s Report
Mr. Tracy spoke about a transportation stipend, about the vacancies in the district, and the sessions that he attended at the MSMA Fall Conference.
1. Appointments: Randall Rothert – Pokemon Club - $1,000 stipend
Richard Reichenbach – 3D Designers Club - $1,000 stipend
Maurice Langlois – Student Council Advisor – CHS - $750 stipend
Ross Sirois – Cobra Wrestling Coach – per contract
Dulcie Welch – JV Girls Basketball Coach – CHS - per contract
Jamie Robinson – Boys Basketball Coach – CCS – per contract
Patrick Daubenberger – Girls Basketball Volunteer Asst. Coach
Michael Golden – Lead Teacher – CCS - $2,000 stipend
Kelly Baker – Girls Basketball Coach – CCS – per contract
2. Resignations: None
3. Nominations: None
A.) Administrators: Written Reports were mailed to Board members and are available online at www.carrabec.org.
B.) Committees: Collaboration Committee met on October 7, 2019- Troy Dunphy reported
Restructure Committee met on October 22, 2019 – Mr. Tracy reported
Academic Committee met on October 23, 2019- Laura Layman reported
Policy Committee met on October 23, 2019 – Robert Demchak reported
Upon motion by Laura Layman and seconded by Troy Dunphy the Board voted by unanimous consent to bring policy JJIC back to the policy subcommittee.
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.
Ten people spoke about the High School Boys Baseball Team.
Agenda Item #6 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE CREATION OF A CARRABEC ONLY HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASEBALL TEAM.
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Lindblom the agenda item was open for discussion.
Upon motion by Valerie Pinkham and seconded by Laura Layman the Board voted 11-3 to move the agenda item. Motion passes.
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Robert Lindblom the Board voted 10-4 to approve the creation of a Carrabec only High School Baseball Team. Motion passed. Robert Demchak, Ellen McQuiston, Bobbi Sue Harrington, and Tammy Murray voted against.
Agenda Item #7 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE HIRE OF AN ED TECH I AT GARRET SCHENCK.
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the hire of an Ed Tech I at Garret Schenck.
Agenda Item #8 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE YEARLY YOUTH IN MAINE GOVERNMENT OVER NIGHT FIELD TRIP ON NOVEMBER 8TH-10TH.
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve the yearly Youth in Maine Government over night field trip on November 8th-10th.
Agenda Item #9 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL APPROVE THE UPDATES OF POLICIES BCA, JJIC, JFCA, AND BEDH/KD PER POLICY SUB COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATIONS
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to approve policies BCA, JFCA, and BEDH/KD with edits. Policy JJIC will be brought back to the subcommittee.
Agenda Item #10 TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL DISCUSS ENROLLMENT AND CLASS SIZES?
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to discuss enrollment and class sizes.
Agenda Item #10a. TO SEE IF THE BOARD WILL ENTER IN EXECUTIVE SESSION UNDER MRS. TITLE 1, CH. 13, SUB CHAPTER 1: SUB SECTION 405, 6-A. FOR THE PURPOSE OF DISCUSSING THE SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS’ EVALUATION.
Upon motion by Troy Dunphy and seconded by Deron Whittemore the Board voted by unanimous consent to enter into executive session at 8:13 pm.
Action as result of executive session: To offer the Superintendent a contract per discussion. Motion passed 11-3.
The Board entered back into regular session at 8:36 p.m.
Agenda Item #12 ADJOURNMENT
The Chair declared the meeting adjourned at 8:41 p.m.