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

MINUTES OF SPECIAL BOARD MEETING

TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2014

QUIMBY MIDDLE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE 04920

7:00 p.m.

 

6:30 p.m. Negotiations Committee

Brian Malloy, Pauline Lagasse, Sheree Brown

 

I.                   CALL TO ORDER

 

II. ATTENDANCE/DECLAR ATION OF QUORUM

 

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

 

Absent: Bonnie Atwood (excused)

 

Also present: Kattie Sweet-Shibles, Mark Shibles, Geraldine Morrill, Edward Ferreira, Julie Richard, and Virginia Rebar

 

III. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - conducted

 

IV.             NEW BUSINESS

a)      Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Adrienne Mathieu the Board unanimously voted to approve the nomination of James Tyler as Boys Middle School Baseball coach for 2013-14 and authorized the Superintendent to issue a contract.

b)      It was moved by Pauline Lagasse and second by Ray Francoeur to approve the salary/benefits for the Upper Kennebec Valley EA-ESP support staff and the collective bargaining agreement for 2014-2017. The motion passed with all voting in favor except Laurie Attwood who abstained due to family relations. Upon motion by Pauline Lagasse and second by Sheree Brown the Board unanimously voted to approve the clerical proposal for 2014-15 as presented.

c)      Presentation of 2014-15 budget proposal Ms. Rebar reviewed both recommended and not recommended areas in which our budget for 2014-15 might be considered for reductions in order to present a budget to the communities that was in the best interest of students, allowed us to meet the goals of our mission, allowed us to move forward in areas of curriculum, instruction, professional excellence, assessment, and an environment of success and, at the same time, is fiscally responsible to our citizens. The Board selected items from both the recommended and not recommended lists to cut. In general, the Board added a $15,292 increase in the budget over the $89,647 increase proposed by the Superintendent.

d)     Timeline for budget and referendum The Board agreed to the proposed timeline.

 

XV. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 9:08 p.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Virginia Rebar

Secretary to the Board