Minutes of November 16, 2009 Special Meeting

Rockland, Maine

November 16, 2009        

 

A special meeting of the RSU #13 Board of Directors was held on Monday, November 16, 2009 in the Conference Room at the McLain Building.  Present were:  

                                                Ruth Anne Hohfeld, Chair            South Thomaston

                                                Jamie Doubleday, Vice-Chair      Thomaston

                                                Loren Andrews                                 Cushing

                                                Sally Carleton                                     Owls Head

                                                George Emery                                   St. George

                                                Gregory Hamlin                                                Thomaston

                                                James Kalloch                                    Rockland

                                                Esther Kilgour                                    Rockland

                                                Brian Messing                                    Rockland

                                                Julie Sanborn                                     Thomaston  (7:00PM)

                                                Josiah Wilson                                     St. George

                                                Patricia Moran-Wotton                 Rockland

Absent (Excused):           Steven Dyer                                       Rockland

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER AND DECLARATION OF A QUORUM.  2.  PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE  

Meeting was called to order by the Chair at 6:30PM.  The Pledge of allegiance of the United States flag was given. 

 

2a.  PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Susan Oliver from South School spoke in support of Jane Moore remaining as principal of that facility.     Roxanne Snow spoke in opposition to a bus garage.

 

3.  EXECUTIVE SESSION

It was moved by Jamie Doubleday and seconded by Gregory Hamlin that the Board go into executive session for the purposes outlined in 1 MRSA, 405, 6 C (Discussion of real estate) and 1 MRSA 405 6 A (Discussion of personnel).  11 FOR (846) 2 ABSENT (Dyer, Sanborn/153). VOTED.

 

Into executive session at 6:38PM.  Out of executive session at 8:15PM.

 

4.  ACTION ON ADMINISTRATIVE REDUCTION IN FORCE

It was moved by Jamie Doubleday and seconded by Brian Messing to eliminate an elementary principal position and further moved that the contract of Jane Moore not be extended after July 31, 2010 as a result.  9 FOR (Andrews, Doubleday, Emery, Hamlin, Hohfeld, Kalloch, Kilgour, Messing, Wotton/686) 3 OPPOSED (Carleton, Sanborn, Wilson/233) 1 ABSENT (80). VOTED.

 

5.  ADJOURNMENT

It was moved by Jamie Doubleday and seconded by Josiah Wilson that the meeting be adjourned.  12 FOR (919) 1 ABSENT (80). VOTED.

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:18PM.

                       

 

 

 

 

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                                                Dr. Judith M. Lucarelli, Secretary/RSU #13 Board of Directors