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

MINUTES OF SPECIAL (EMERGENCY) BOARD MEETING

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

QUIMBY MIDDE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE  04920

7:00 p.m.

 

 

I.                CALL TO ORDER

 

II.             ATTENDANCE

 

Present:           Leo Hill, Pauline Lagasse, Bonnie Atwood, Brian Malloy, Adrienne Mathieu, Danette Messer, Jessica Mills, and Janneke Strickland

 

Absent:            Elizabeth Brochu (excused), and Jennifer Cates (unexcused)

 

Also present:   Julie Richard and 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 - None

 

VIII.      GOOD NEWS - None

 

IX.           COMMUNICATIONS - None

 

X.             REPORT OF SUPERINTENDENT

a)     Ms. Rebar indicated that there was a need for the Personnel Committee to meet on October 10, 2017 at 6:00 for the nomination of Pep Band, Jordan Ledwith; 6:15 for Middle School Girls Basketball; and 6:30 for the nomination of Dulcie Welch for Ed Tech I Title I Grade 6.  Also there will be need for a Negotiations Committee meeting at 6:45 for central office clerical staff.

 

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, Bonnie Atwood)

Policy (Leo Hill, Danette Messer, Janneke Strickland)

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

Transportation (Leo Hill, Jennifer Cates, Adrienne Mathieu, Danette Messer)

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

Personnel (Leo Hill, Elizabeth Brochu, Janneke Strickland, (alternate) Jessica Mills)

 

XII.        OLD BUSINESS

 

XIII.      NEW BUSINESS

a)     Discussion of 2017/18 budget proposal – Selectman Julie Richard and Superintendent Rebar shared a recent discussion they had about sending a letter from the Superintendent and Board regarding the communities’ concerns about carry over.

Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Adrienne Mathieu the Board thought that this would be a good idea.  The Board also decided to restore the Administrative Liaison position at the high school as a wash by eliminating tuition funds and reducing copy machine expenditures.  The Board unanimously approved the above two items.

b)     Upon motion by Bonnie Atwood and second by Leo Hill the Board unanimously voted to enter Executive Session for the purpose of discussing negotiations with the UKVEA and the UKVEA-ESP pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(D).  Entered Executive Session at 7:40 p.m.  Adjourned Executive Session at 8:16 p.m.

 

XIV.      ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 8:17 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

 

Virginia Rebar

Secretary to the Board