December 14, 2018

Meeting Minutes May 28, 2014


DATE: 06-25-2014

Hartford School District Board of Directors Meeting Minutes

May 28, 2014

7:00 PM The Getaway


Board Members present: Administration present:

Kevin Christie (7:25 PM) Tom DeBalsi

Lori Dickerson Julia Haynes

Eric Michaels

Paul Keane

Peter Merrill



7:09 PM Lori Dickerson called the meeting to order


Approval Agenda- Peter Merrill moves to approve the agenda as presented. Eric Michaels seconds. No discussion. A 4 yes 0 no vote passes the motion


Public Comments-None


Annual Action Plan Presentations- John Grant along with the following staff members presented the HMMS Action Plan.

  • Kara McKeever

  • Tristan Upson

  • Chris Putnam-Pouliot

  • Jern Beori-Boyce

  • Heather Cleveland

  • Laurie Hausler

  • Heather Baker-Morris

  • Hannah Prescott


7:43 PM Lori Dickerson moves to give the meeting Chair  back to Kevin Christie


HHS Action Plan - presented by Nelson Fogg, HHS Assistant Principal and Joe Collea, HHS Principal


HACTC Action Plan- presented by Doug Heavisides, HACTC Director


HACTC Mission Statement- Zach Balfour Lebanon High School Junior in Building Trades 1 program requests the Hartford School Board support the HACTC Mission Statement as presented. Respect. Engage. Learn. Work. Serve. Grow. Kevin Christie moves to support the statement provided by HACTC because they’ve done the right thing. Lori Dickerson seconds the motion. A unanimous verbal vote 5 yes 0 no passes the motion.


Consent Agenda-

  • Minutes of May 14, 2014- No discussion

  • Nominations/Resignations/Leaves for Professional Staff- Mr. DeBalsi reports the following nominations:

  • Chelsey Gray EEE

  • Noah Detzer HMMS

  • Laurie Gould HHS

  • Andrea Davis OQS Nurse

  • Hannah Thomas OQS

  • Aubrey Kilanowski

  • Amy Divis

  • Kathleen Mack HHS

  • Kathleen McClean

  • James Chartrand

Peter Merrill moves to accept the nominations as presented. Eric Michaels seconds the motion. A unanimous verbal vote 5 yes 0 no passes the motion. Lori Dickerson motions to approve the minutes as written. Paul Keane seconds the motion. A 4 yes 0 no 1 abstain (Peter Merrill) passes the motion.


School Board Meeting Schedule 2014-15 - Mr. DeBalsi presents the schedule for reading #1. Peter Merrill requests Mr. DeBalsi bring a second draft next meeting with a schedule for restarting the Board Policy review. Mr. DeBalsi will also work into the schedule Town/School meeting dates.


End of Year Ceremonies and Graduation Expectations- Mr. DeBalsi presents the following schedule:

  • June 11- 3:00 PM HSB and ABD host district retirement reception

  • June 12-  7:00 PM HMMS Graduation

  • June 13- 7:00 PM HHS Graduation

Rolls of the School Board would include presenting the School Director’s Award, Phil Dutremble Award (Kevin), Diplomas ( Kevin & Eric)

Paul Keane and Lori Dickerson will also attend to assist with presentations.


9:15 PM Peter Merrill motions to move into Executive Session for personnel contract & employee evaluation. Lori Dickerson seconds. A unanimous verbal vote 5 yes 0 no passes the motion.


10:08 PM Board came out of Executive Session. Peter Merrill motioned to uphold the recommendation of the Superintendent to terminate an employee for just cause. Lori Dickerson seconds the motion. A 5-0 vote passes the motion. 10:11 PM Peter Merrill motions to adjourn. Lori Dickerson seconds the motion. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion.




Respectfully Submitted:



Carol Bagley