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

NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

QUIMBY SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE  04920

7:00 p.m.

 

6:30 p.m. - PERSONNEL COMMITTEE Meeting

Leo Hill, Janneke Strickland, and Elizabeth Brochu

                        Review of Middle School Soccer Coach nomination and Ed Tech II nomination

 

Special Note:  Please be sure to call Board Chair Brian Malloy or Superintendent Rebar by 3:30 p.m. on the day of the scheduled Board meeting if you are unable to attend.  Thank you.

 

I.                CALL TO ORDER

 

II.             ATTENDANCE

 

_____Elizabeth Brochu  165    _____Bonnie Atwood  165                  ____Jessica Mills  165

 

_____Jennifer Cates  165         _____Brian Malloy  165                  ____Janneke Strickland  144

 

_____Leo Hill  165                   _____Adrienne Mathieu  144

 

_____Pauline Lagasse  144      _____Danette Messer  144

 

III.           PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

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

a)     Vote to approve minutes of August 8, 2017 (regular meeting), August 22, 2017 (Special Meeting), August 31, 2017 (District budget hearing), and August 7 and August 21, 2017 Negotiations Attendance Sessions.

 

V.             PUBLIC INPUT ON AGENDA ITEMS

 

VI.           ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

a)     Principal’s Report

b)     Special Education Director’s Report

 

VII.        ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA

 

VIII.      GOOD NEWS

a)     Approval of Title IV grant, “Safe and Drug Free Schools: $9,855.61

b)     On September 5, 2017, a reporter and photographer from the “Morning Sentinel” spent about one hour at Moscow Elementary School interviewing staff (Laura Jones, Bethany Szarka, Marcy Melcher, Virginia Rebar, Lee Harper, and Melissa Lyons-Vitalone) regarding the unique approaches utilized by our staff to respond to students exhibiting early childhood behaviors as a result of trauma, neglect, and/or problems with self-regulation.  The article is scheduled to appear at the end of September.

 

IX.           COMMUNICATIONS

a)     Financial Statement

b)     Resignation of Nancy MacDonald, School Board member

 

X.             REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT

a)     2017-18 smooth opening

b)     Kathy Bertini, STEM Coach - $130,000 Efficiency Grant (59, 74, and 13) Presentation

c)     Options for 2017-18 budget proposal adjustments – XIII (h)

 

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, Vacant)

Policy (Leo Hill, Danette Messer, Janneke Strickland)

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

Transportation (Leo Hill, Vacant, Adrienne Mathieu, Danette Messer)

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

Personnel (Leo Hill, Vacant, Janneke Strickland, (alternate) Elizabeth Brochu)

 

a)     Report of Personnel Committee

 

XII.        OLD BUSINESS

 

XIII.      NEW BUSINESS

a)     Vote on nomination of Title I Ed Tech II for 2017-18 and authorize the Superintendent to issue a contract, if available

b)     Vote on nomination of Katie-Jean Hinckley as Middle School Soccer Coach for 2017-18 and authorize the Superintendent to issue a contract

c)     Appoint Board member to the following committees (Finance, Transportation, Buildings and Grounds, and Personnel)

d)     Vote on Board delegate for MSBA annual delegate assembly

e)     AOS meeting (joint boards) scheduled for September 21 at the Solon School

f)      Discussion of Drummond/Woodsum, workshop on September 9, 2017

g)     Sign and Vote that the Computation and Declaration of Votes dated June 13, 2017 and attached hereto be and it is hereby approved.

Further vote that the Computation and Declaration of Votes be entered upon the

            records of the District.

                        Further vote that a certified copy of the Computation and Declaration of Votes

            be sent to each of the town clerks within the District.

h)     Executive Session, if need be, for the purpose of discussing negotiations with the UKVEA and the UKVEA-ESP pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(D)

i)      Discussion of budget 2017-18 proposal and timeline

 

XIV.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The order of business may be altered or items added or deleted from the agenda by a majority of Board members present.