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AGENDA
Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
September 8, 2021
Business Meeting 7:00 p.m.
Via Zoom
 

Pursuant to Section G-1 1 MRSA § 403-A – Public proceedings through remote access.  Public can access meeting via CTV7 Spectrum Channel 1301 and available on line at www.augustaschoolboard.com.  Public input available using the chat feature via livestream.  Reference Policy BEDH: Public Participation at Board Meetings

 

7:00 p.m.

 

  1. Opening:

 

  1. Call to Order:

            Pursuant to 1 MRSA§ 403-A, we will now confirm that each member of the Augusta School

             Board can both hear and be heard.  We will do this by calling the role, members present are asked

             to say yea.  I ask all other members to listen and report any audio difficulties when the roll call is

             complete.

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

Kristin Merrill

Student Representative

 

 

  1. Pledge of Allegiance:

 

  1. Presentations: None

 

  1. Approval of Minutes:
                A.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of August

                     11, 2021.

            https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/BoardMinutes210811.php

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting of August 11, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 
                B.  Motion to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of August

                     25, 2021.

                https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/SpecBoardMeetMinutes210825.php 

Move to approve the minutes of the Augusta Board of Education Special Meeting of August 25, 2021.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

  1. Superintendent’s Report:

 

  1. Assistant Superintendent’s Report:

 

  1. Business Manager’s Report:

                Attachment 1

 

  1. Reports from Other School Officials:

 

  1. Communications: None

 

  1. Resignations and Retirements:
                A.  Resignations
    1. Maria Brown, High School Band Director, Cony High School
    2. Michelle Noiles, Dean of Students, Farrington Elementary School
    3. Tammie Breton, Special Education Teacher, Gilbert Elementary School
    4. Matthew Withee, Grade 8 Science Teacher, Cony Middle/High School

 

  1. Recognitions: None

 

  1. Student Council Report: Kristin Merrill

 

  1. Informational Items:
                A.  Fall Coaching Nominations
                          Attachment 2
                B.  District Coordinator Nominations
                          Attachment 3
               C.  Department Head Nominations
                         Attachment 4
               D.  Cony Co-Curriculum Nominations

                         Attachment 5

 

  1. Committee Reports:
                A.  Finance Committee Report:  Jennifer Dumond
    1.  Finance Committee Meeting, August 2, 2021 – No meeting

 

                B.  Curriculum and Education Committee Report:  Pia Holmes
    1.   Curriculum and Education Committee Minutes – August 11, 2021

                         https://www.augustaschools.org/board_of_education/CurrandEdCommMinutes210811.php 

     
                 C.  Personnel Committee Report:  Kimberly Martin
    1.   Personnel Committee Meeting, August 2, 2021 – No meeting

                      

                 D.  Policy Committee Report:  Staci Fortunato
    1.   Policy Committee Meeting, August 2, 2021 – No meeting

 

  1. Consent Items: (all matters listed under this item will be considered routine and will be enacted by

       one motion.  A Board Member may ask to have an item(s) removed and considered individually.)

 

  1. Board Member Comment and/or Discussion on Non-Agenda Items:

 

  1. Public Comment on Non-Personnel Agenda Items:

 

  1. Unfinished Business:
 
                  A.  Motion to adopt policy IHBAA: Referral and General Education Interventions.

                            Attachment 6

Move to adopt policy IHBAA: Referral and General Education Interventions.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  ________________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 
                  B.  Motion to adopt policy IHBAA-R: Referral Procedures and General Education Interventions.

                             Attachment 7

Move to adopt policy IHBAA-R: Referral Procedures and General Education Interventions.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

  ____________ Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

  1. New Business:
      
                 A.  Motion to approve the updated Lau Plan.

                           Attachment 8

Move to approve the updated Lau Plan.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

____________  Second:  _______________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed)  __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

 
                 B.  Motion to approve changing required graduation credits from 24 to 21 for the 2022

                      graduating class.                       

Move to approve changing required graduation credits from 24 to 21 for the 2022 graduating class.

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

  ____________ Second:  _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed __ to __

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

           

  1. Audience Recognition for Non-Agenda Items:

 

  1. Adjourn:
      
               A.  Motion to Adjourn:

Move to Adjourn.

 

Motion:

Yeas:

Nays:

Vote:

Time:

______________  Second:  _____________

 

 

Motion (Passed/Failed) _____ to ______

____________

 

Member

Representing

Response

Staci Fortunato

Ward 1

 

Martha Witham

Ward 2

 

Kati McCormick

Ward 4

 

Pia Holmes

At-Large

 

Jennifer Dumond

At-Large

 

Kevin Lamoreau

At-Large

 

Kimberly Martin

At-Large

 

 

 

Scheduled Committee Meetings

 

Finance Committee, September 13, 5:30 p.m., TBD

Policy Committee, September 13, 6:30 p.m., TBD

Personnel Committee, September 13, 7:30 p.m., TBD

 

Next Augusta Board of Education Business Meeting
October 13, 2021
7:00 p.m.
Location - TBD