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

NOTICE OF REGULAR BOARD MEETING

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016

QUIMBY MIDDLE SCHOOL, BINGHAM, MAINE  04920

7:00 p.m.

 

Special Note:  Please be sure to call Board Chair Brian Malloy or Superintendent Rebar by 3:30 p.m. on the day of the scheduled Board meeting if you are unable to attend.  Thank you.

 

6:15 p.m. – POLICY COMMITTEE – Leo Hill, Danette Messer, Janneke Strickland

                        Review NEPN/NSBA Code:  BEDBA Agenda Format

 

6:30 p.m. – PERSONNEL COMMITTEE – Bonnie Atwood, Leo Hill, Brian Malloy

                        Middle and High School Coaching Positions

 

I.                CALL TO ORDER

 

II.        ATTENDANCE/DECLARATION OF QUORUM

 

___Bonnie Atwood  165         ___Nancy MacDonald  165      ___Scott Shaw  165

 

___Adrienne Mathieu 144     ___Danette Messer  144            ___Elizabeth Brochu  165

 

___Janneke Strickland  144    ___Pauline Lagasse  144

 

___Leo Hill  165                     ___Brian Malloy  165

 

III.       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

IV.           APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a)     Vote to approve minutes of October 18 (regular meeting), 2016

 

V.             ADJUSTMENTS

a)         Move New Business XIII (a)(b)(c)(f)(h) and (i) to beginning of agenda

 

VI.           GOOD NEWS AND CELEBRATIONS

a)     Gifted and Talented approval from DOE

b)     Professional development from DOE on data analysis by Chelsea Fortin very well received

c)     Communication from Anthony Amero, Athletic Administrator for Forest Hills

 

VII.        COMMUNICATIONS

a)     Financial Statement

b)     Staff Directory 2016-17

c)     Notice of letter from Parents of Middle School Athletes and administrative response

d)     Letter from Mike Pike, Sheriff’s Department

e)     Request from Marcy Melcher, Social Worker

f)      Communication from SAD #13 Wellness Committee

g)     Communication from Heather Merrill

h)     Communication from Corey Farnham

 

VIII.      REPORT OF THE SUPERINTENDENT

a)     Highlights of Superintendent’s Accomplishments through 2016

b)     Freedom of Information requirements for Board members

c)     Ad Hoc Committee communications underway regarding M.S.A.D. #13 leadership structure for 2017-18

d)     Handbooks

 

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

Finance (Bonnie Atwood, Elizabeth Brochu, Nancy MacDonald)

Policy (Janneke Strickland, Danette Messer, Leo Hill)

Negotiations (Pauline Lagasse, Brian Malloy, Janneke Strickland)

Transportation (Leo Hill, Adrienne Mathieu, Nancy MacDonald, Scott Shaw)

Buildings & Grounds (Leo Hill, Bonnie Atwood, Nancy MacDonald, Scott Shaw)

 

a)         Report of Policy Committee

b)         Report of Personnel Committee

 

X.             PROFESSIONAL STAFF INFORMATION

a)     Report of Principal – Written report in packet

b)     Report of Special Education Director – Written report in packet

 

XI.           PUBLIC INPUT

 

XII.        OLD BUSINESS

(a)   Board goals refinement (postponed)

 

XIII.      NEW BUSINESS

a)     Vote on request from Marcy Melcher for unpaid leave

b)     Vote on middle school boys basketball coach for 2016-17 and authorize the Superintendent to issue a contract, if available

c)     Vote on Boys J.V. Basketball coach for 2016-17 and authorize the Superintendent to issue a contract, if available

d)     Start-up process for Superintendent’s evaluation

e)     Vote on possible communications from the Board of Directors to selected individuals

f)      Vote on addition of additional 2.5 special education position including Gifted/Talented program oversight due to increased needs for services in both areas

g)     Discussion of purchasing new bus for 2017-18 and vote on same

h)     Executive Session for the purpose of employee request to discuss personnel issues relative to roles, functions, and duties of school board and school board members pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. 405 (6)(A)

i)      Executive Session for the purpose of employee request to discuss personnel issues relative to roles, functions, and duties of school board and school board members pursuant to 1 M.R.S.A. 405 (6)(A)

 

XIV.      PUBLIC DISCUSSION OF NON-AGENDA ITEMS

 

XV.         ADJOURNMENT