RSU 83/M.S.A.D. #13 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
NOTICE OF REGULAR MEETING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017
QUIMBY SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE 04920
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
_____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.
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
The order of business may be altered or items added or deleted from the agenda by a majority of Board members present.