MINUTES OF JUNE 12, 2019
MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING June 12, 2019
A meeting of the Board of Directors was held at Noble High School in North Berwick, Maine on June 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm, with all members present except Mr. Doiron and Ms. Hopper. There were 4 in the audience.
Mr. Price addressed the audience regarding the norms of Public Input.
Public Input: None at this time
Ms. Potter made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Manly to accept the minutes of June 6th as presented. All members voted in favor except Mr. Price who abstained and the motion passed.
The Superintendent then shared the ratification of the vote for the referendum. Ms. Potter made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Manley to submit the Computation and Declaration of Votes.
Ms. Manley made the motion and it was seconded by Mr. Price to nominate Ms. Schaeffer as board chair for the 2019/2020 school year. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.
The Superintendent shared with the new board chair the oath of office as a formality. Ms. Schaeffer reiterated the oath and will officially sign the form at the central office this coming week.
Mr. Price made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Potter to nominate Ms. Mallett as vice board chair for the 2019/2020 school. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.
The Superintendent then asked Mr Price up to receive a plaque in appreciation of his service to the school board for the past 5 years. And a certificate for “Ms. Travis Price”!
The Superintendent then updated the board on policy reviews. He went through the following policies: JJAB- Limited Open/ Closed Forum, KBF- Title One Parent Involvement, KHB- Advertising in the Schools, KI- Visitors to the Schools, KLG- Relations with Law Enforcement Authorities, KLGA- Relations with School Resource Officers and Law Enforcement Authorities
KLG-R Resource Officer/ Law Enforcement Administrative Procedure, IMG (nr)-Animals In Schools, IMGA (nr)-Service Animals In Schools.
Ms. Mallett made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Beal to accept the policies as presented by the policy subcommittee. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.
The Superintendent then shared with the board nominations for teaching positions, specifically Mr. Morgan Lynch for Spanish and Russian at Noble High School, Ms. Samantha Hayes for 8th grade Science at Noble High, Ms Michelle Gaulin for 5th grade at the Knowlton School, Ms. Jordan Larabee as a special education teacher at the elementary schools, Ms. Emma Eliason for a one year position as a kindergarten teacher at the Husey School. Ms.Beal made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Mallett to accept the nominations as presented. All members voted in favor and the motion passed.
Ms. Mallett spoke to and thanked Dustin Price for being a great representative for the Town of Berwick. Other members spoke up as well as the Superintendent. Thank you for your service Mr. Price. He shared that he will be continuing to volunteer in the schools.
Ms. Price made the motion and it was seconded by Ms. Beal to adjourn.
Adjourned at 6:47 pm.
Secretary of the Board