RSU 83/M.S.A.D. #13 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MINUTES OF SPECIAL MEETING

TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 2017

QUIMBY MIDDE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE  04920

7:00 p.m.

 

6:30 p.m. – Finance Committee

                        Elizabeth Brochu, Pauline Lagasse, Nancy MacDonald (absent)

Elizabeth Brochu and Pauline Lagasse opened bids for the sale of bus #3.  Two bids were received.  They decided to recommend Crabapple at $2,005.  Virginia Rebar was present.

 

I.                CALL TO ORDER – The meeting was called to order at 7:03 p.m.

 

II.             ATTENDANCE

 

Present:           Elizabeth Brochu, Jennifer Cates, Leo Hill, Pauline Lagasse, Brian Malloy, Adrienne Mathieu, Danette Messer, and Jessica Mills

 

Absent:            Nancy MacDonald (excused)

 

Also present:   Virginia Rebar

 

III.           PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Conducted

 

IV.           APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES (Regular meetings – will not be done at special meetings)

 

V.             PUBLIC INPUT ON AGENDA ITEMS - None

 

VI.           ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS - None

 

VII.        ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA

a)     Move XIII (a) to beginning of agenda

b)     Add XIII (h) Nomination of Brenda Fanjoy as .5 Instructional Specialist and move to beginning of agenda

c)     Add XIII (i) Executive Session to discuss negotiations

 

VIII.      GOOD NEWS

 

IX.           COMMUNICATIONS

 

X.             REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT

 

XI.           SUB-COMMITTEE REPORTS (Ad-Hoc Restructuring Committee, Finance Committee, Policy Committee, Negotiations Committee, Transportation Committee, Buildings and Grounds Committee, Personnel Committee)

Finance (Elizabeth Brochu, Pauline Lagasse, Nancy MacDonald)

Policy (Leo Hill, Danette Messer, Janneke Strickland)

Negotiations (Pauline Lagasse, Brian Malloy, Janneke Strickland, Adrienne Mathieu [alternate])

Transportation (Leo Hill, Nancy MacDonald, Adrienne Mathieu, Danette Messer)

Buildings and Grounds (Jennifer Cates, Leo Hill, Nancy MacDonald, Jessica Mills)

Personnel (Leo Hill, Nancy MacDonald, Janneke Strickland, (alternate) Elizabeth Brochu)

a)     Finance Committee Report – The Finance Committee reported that two bids were received for the sale of bus #3.  They recommended accepting the bid from Crabapple in the amount of $2,005.

 

XII.        OLD BUSINESS

 

XIII.      NEW BUSINESS

a)     It was moved by Danette Messer and second by Pauline Lagasse to approve the nomination of Katie-Jean Hinckley as Physical Education teacher for 2017-18 and authorize the Superintendent to issue a contract.  The motion passed with Elizabeth Brochu, Jennifer Cates, Pauline Lagasse, Brian Malloy, and Danette Messer voting in favor.  Leo Hill, Adrienne Mathieu, and Jessica Mills voted against.

b)     Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Adrienne Mathieu the Board unanimously voted to accept the bid for bus #3 from Crabapple in the amount of $2,005.

c)     Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Adrienne Mathieu the Board unanimously voted to declare the 2000 Dodge lunch van as surplus.

d)     Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Adrienne Mathieu the Board unanimously voted to approve a budget for 2017-18 in the amount of $3,499,635.00.

e)     Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Adrienne Mathieu the Board unanimously voted to set August 31, 2017 for the district budget meeting and September 5, 2017 for the validation referendum for the 2017-18 budget.

f)      Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Elizabeth Brochu the Board unanimously voted that the warrant for the District Budget Meeting presented to the meeting be approved and that a District budget meeting be called for August 31, 2017 for the purpose of voting on that annual budget for the District for the 2017-2018 fiscal year;

Further voted:  That the Warrant and Notice of Election for the District Budget

Validation Referendum presented to the meeting be approved, and that a District budget validation referendum be called for September 5, 2017 for the purpose of approving the budget adopted at the District budget meeting for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

Further voted:  That the Notice of Amounts Adopted at Budget Meeting presented to this meeting be approved, and that the Secretary of the District be authorized and directed to complete said Notice by adding the amounts approved by the voters for each expenditure category and the total school budget summary expenditure amount, all in accordance with the District budget meeting on August 31, 2017 and to deliver attested copies of said notice, as completed, to the clerks of each municipality in the District for polling places for the September 5, 2017 District budget validation referendum.

g)     Sign warrants – The Board signed warrants.

h)     Upon motion by Elizabeth Brochu and second by Leo Hill the Board unanimously voted to approve the nomination of Brenda Fanjoy as .5 Instructional Specialist for 2017-18 and authorized the Superintendent to issue a contract.

i)      Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Elizabeth Brochu the Board unanimously voted to enter Executive Session for the purpose of discussing negotiations with the UKVEA pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(D).  Entered Executive Session at 7:45 p.m.  Adjourned Executive Session at 8:06 p.m.

 

XIV.      ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 8:07 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Virginia Rebar

Secretary to the Board