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

NOTICE OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING

TUESDAY, MAY 14, 2013

QUIMBY MIDDLE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE  04920

7:00 p.m.

 

6:00 p.m.        Policy Committee – Continue review of policy book

                        Sheree Brown, Laurie Attwood, Leo Hill

 

6:30 p.m.        Finance Committee – Review bids on fuel oil

                        Bonnie Atwood, Linda Hunnewell, Ray Francoeur

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        ATTENDANCE/DECLARATION OF QUORUM

 

___Bonnie Atwood  165        ___Ray Francoeur  165           ___Joey McKenzie  165

 

___Adrienne Mathieu 144     ___Linda Hunnewell  144      ___Laurie Attwood  165

 

___Sheree Brown  144           ___Pauline Lagasse  144        

 

___Leo Hill  165                     ___Brian Malloy  165

 

III.       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

IV.             APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)      Vote on approval of minutes of April 9 (regular meeting) and April 30 (special meeting), 2013

 

V.                ADJUSTMENTS

 

VI.             GOOD NEWS AND CELEBRATION

a)      Letter to be forthcoming to citizens regarding school data and successes.

 

VII.          COMMUNICATIONS

a)      Financial Statement

b)      Resignation and acceptance of Simon Phillips, Special Education at Valley

c)      Resignation and acceptance of Christine Blaisdell, Mathematics at Valley

d)     Letter to Barbara Glunn and Jeffrey Knott

 

VIII.       REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

a)      Maine School Management finds recent State initiative to grade schools as highly flawed

b)      Revised 2012-13 ED 279

c)      Required training for elected officials on Freedom of Access law

 

IX.             SUB-COMMITTEE REPORTS (Ad-Hoc Restructuring Committee, Finance Committee, Policy Committee, Negotiations Committee, Transportation Committee, Buildings and Grounds Committee)

Finance (Bonnie Atwood, Linda Hunnewell, Ray Francoeur)

Policy (Sheree Brown, Laurie Attwood, Leo Hill)

Negotiations (Pauline Lagasse, Brian Malloy, Joey McKenzie, Sheree Brown)

Transportation (Leo Hill, Adrienne Mathieu, Ray Francoeur)

Buildings & Grounds (Leo Hill, Bonnie Atwood, Ray Francoeur, Laurie Attwood)

Ad Hoc Restructuring (Vacant, Adrienne Mathieu, Pauline Lagasse)

 

a)      Report of Policy Committee

b)      Report of Finance Committee

 

X.                PROFESSIONAL STAFF INFORMATION

a)      Ms. Richard

b)      Mr. Ferreira

 

XI.             PUBLIC INPUT

 

XII.          OLD BUSINESS

a)      Vote on the second reading of the following policies:

            Policy JK               Student Discipline

            Policy JKD            Suspension of Students

            Policy JKE            Expulsion of Students

            Policy JKE-R        Expulsion Guidelines

 

XIII.       NEW BUSINESS

a)      Vote on the first reading of the following policies:

            Policy JEA            Compulsory Attendance

            Policy JICIA         Weapons, Violence and School Safety

            Policy JKF            Disciplinary Removals of Students with Disabilities

            Policy JLDBG      Reintegration of Students from Juvenile Correctional Facilities

            Policy JRA            Student Education Records and Information

b)      Vote on teachers going onto continuing contract status for 2013-14

                  James Tyler

                  Jena Harvey

c)      Vote on teachers for a second probationary contract for 2013-14

            Keith Peavey

            Anna Swierczewska

            Lucas Talpey

            Krista Wiles

d)     Vote to enter Executive Session to discuss the evaluation of the Special Education Director pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. §405(6)(A)

e)      Vote on Special Education Director for 2013-14 (part-time)

f)       Vote on fuel oil bids for 2013-14

g)      To see if the Board will vote that the warrant for the District Budget Meeting presented to the meeting be approved and that a District budget meeting be called for June 4, 2013 for the purpose of voting on the annual budget for the District for the 2013-2014 fiscal year;

      Further Vote:  That the Warrant and Notice of Election for the District Budget Validation Referendum presented to the meeting be approved, and that a District budget validation referendum be called for June 11, 2013 for the purpose of approving the budget adopted at the District budget meeting for the 2013-2014 fiscal year and voting whether to continue the budget validation referendum process for an additional three years;

      Further Vote:  That the Notice of Amounts Adopted at Budget Meeting presented to this meeting be approved, and that the Secretary of the District be authorized and directed to complete said Notice by adding the amounts approved by the voters for each expenditure category and the total school budget summary expenditure amount, all in accordance with the District budget meeting on June 4, 2013 and to deliver attested copies of said notice, as completed, to the clerks of each municipality in the District for polling places for the June 11, 2013 District budget validation referendum.

h)      Sign warrants

 

XIV.       PUBLIC DISCUSSION OF NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

XV.     ADJOURNMENT