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

MINUTES OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2013

QUIMBY MIDDLE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE 04920

7:00 p.m.

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 7:04 p.m.

 

II. ATTENDANCE/DECLARATION OF QUORUM

 

Present: Bonnie Atwood, Adrienne Mathieu, Sheree Brown (arrived 7:06 p.m.), Leo Hill, Ray Francoeur, Linda Hunnewell, Pauline Lagasse (arrived 7:53 p.m.), Brian Malloy, Joey McKenzie, and Laurie Attwood (arrived 7:06 p.m.).

 

Absent: None

 

Also present: Kattie Sweet-Shibles, Mark Shibles, Geraldine Morrill, and Virginia Rebar

 

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - conducted

 

IV.             NEW BUSINESS

a)      The Board added an Executive Session for the purpose of discussion regarding negotiations with teachers and support staff pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. 405(6)(D). Upon motion by Leo Hill and second by Bonnie Atwood the Board unanimously voted to enter Executive Session for the purpose of discussion of negotiations with teachers and support staff pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. 405(6)(D). Into Executive Session at 7:08 p.m.. Adjourned Executive Session at 7:34 p.m.

b)      Budget Workshop/Discussion The workshop discussion involved a review of the draft budget. In light of the dynamic nature of the budget with factors affecting its condition daily, Ms. Rebar reviewed considerations for cuts and emphasized the need to be able to cover a variety of upcoming costs including twenty-six areas of predictable increases in expenditures (high impact areas). The consensus was to reduce the budget in suggested areas and have central office review tuition costs and resubmit adjusted budget for 2013-14 at a special meeting on May 7th at 7:00 p.m.

 

XV.          ADJOURNMENT The meeting was adjourned at 8:53 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Virginia Rebar

Superintendent of Schools