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

AMENDED MINUTES OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

TUESDAY, MAY 7, 2013

QUIMBY MIDDLE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE 04920

7:00 p.m.

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER The meeting was called to order at 7:00 p.m.

 

II. ATTENDANCE/DECLARATION OF QUORUM

 

Present: Adrienne Mathieu, Sheree Brown, Leo Hill, Ray Francoeur, Linda Hunnewell, Pauline Lagasse, Brian Malloy, Laurie Attwood

 

Absent: Bonnie Atwood (unexcused) and Joey McKenzie (unexcused)

 

Also present: Virginia Rebar

 

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - conducted

 

IV.             NEW BUSINESS

a)      Upon motion by Sheree Brown and second by Pauline Lagasse the Board unanimously voted to enter Executive Session for the purpose of discussion of negotiations pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. 405(6)(D). Entered Executive Session at 7:04 p.m. Adjourned Executive Session at 7:17 p.m.

b)      Budget Workshop/Discussion Extensive discussion took place regarding the components, revenues, and expenditures of the 2013-14 District budget.

c)      It was moved by Pauline Lagasse and second by Ray Francoeur to approve the salary/benefits for 2013-14 for the Upper Kennebec Valley EA-ESP support staff, the Upper Kennebec Valley Education Association, and clerical staff as follows:

Support staff will receive a step increase with the final step being increased by 3%.

Clerical staff will receive a 2.5% increase on their current step and a $250 longevity stipend for any employee at the 28-30 year step.

Teaching staff will receive a step increase on an adjusted step scale and Schedule B stipends will increase by 1%.

The motion passed with Pauline Lagasse, Adrienne Mathieu, Sheree Brown, and Brian Malloy voting in favor and Leo Hill, Ray Francoeur, Linda Hunnewell, and Laurie Atwood abstaining.

d)     Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Leo Hill the Board unanimously voted to approve a 2013-14 budget in the amount of $3,230,068.00.

e)      Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Ray Francoeur the Board unanimously voted to set a date of June 4, 2013 for the District budget meeting and a date of June 11, 2013 for the budget validation referendum.

 

XV. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 8:04 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Virginia Rebar

Secretary to the Board