August 20, 2017

HSB Meeting Minutes - 6-8-2016


Hartford Board of School Directors

School Board Meeting Minutes

June 8, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

 Hartford Town Hall

 

  Call to Order 7:02 PM by Lori Dickerson.

 

Board Members Present:                          Administrators Present:

Lori Dickerson                                             Tom DeBalsi

Kevin Christie                                              Noel Bryant

Peter Merrill

Paula Nulty

Nancy Russell

                   

 

  Consent Agenda

Minutes - Regular Meeting 5-25-2016

               

Accept Resignations and Nominations:

Nomination: Virginia Stone Grade 3 OQS

Resignation: Loralyn LeBlanc (relocating)

 

Peter Merrill motions to accept the Consent Agenda as presented. Nancy Russell seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion. The Board welcomes Ms. Stone with thanks and  best wishes to Ms. LeBlanc.

 

  Changes, Additions and Approval of Agenda-Peter Merrill motions to accept the Agenda as presented. Nancy Russell seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion.

 

Public Comments relative to items not on the Agenda- Rebecca White reports on the Town Charter Change

 

  Items Requiring Board Discussion and Possible Action**

 

Presentation – Bridge Building Competition- Mr. Ellison (HHS) and Bridge Building Team Members present and answer questions.

 

Action Plan Presentations

 

  • Doug Heavisides presents the HACTC Action Plan
  • Joe Collea, Nelson Fogg, Roy Hathorn present the HHS Action Plan
  • John Grant, Heather Roberts, Tristan Upson present the HMMS Action Plan

 

Hartford High School Administrator Responsibilities- Nelson Fogg and Roy Hathorn present the responsibilities chart for the Principal, Assistant Principal /Curriculum & Co Curriculum Coordinator and Coordinator of Student Supports

 

Staff Reductions and Course of Study- Nelson Fogg reviews the HMMS/HHS scheduling process. Discussion centered on the Industrial Arts Program

 

Anonymous Gift – Tennis Court Crack Repair and Resurfacing- A anonymous donor has offered to have the tennis courts repaired and repainted. There is a quote of $11,432.00. Peter Merrill motions to accept the donation of $11, 432.00 to repair the cracks in the court and repaint the court. Kevin Christie seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion with thanks to the donor!

 

Teacher Representative on the School Board- Peter Merrill moves to withdraw the offer to have a teacher representative on the HSB due to information discovered from AOE. Kevin Christie seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion.

 

Policy Review and Approval – Sportsmanship Peter Merrill does the first reading of the Sportsmanship Policy. Discussion involved who the sportsmanship definition covers.  

 

Policy Governance Review and Board Training – GP 7&8 Peter Merrill moves to table the discussion at this time. Nancy Russell seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion.

 

Superintendent Hiring Authority – Summer Months Peter Merrill moves to extend the SOS hiring authority during summer months when Board is not in session. Nancy Russell seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion.

 

Subcommittee/Liaison Reports

 Policy- Peter Merrill reports the committee will not be meeting during summer months

Negotiations- Lori Dickerson encourages Board members to set dates for negotiation meetings early

Consolidation- Kevin Christie reports the meeting that was scheduled for this week will be rescheduled

HCC- Nancy Russell reports on the Block Party success and Venture’s lunch program.

Select Board- No report

HACTC – RAB- Paula Nulty reports on the HACTC Senior Awards Night

 Partnership- Mr. DeBalsi reports next meeting is June 9th.

                 

Executive Session will be needed for the consideration of a Personnel Contract-11:00 PM Peter Merrill moves to hold an Executive Session for consideration of a personnel contract. Paula Nulty seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion. Peter Merrill moves to enter Executive Session for consideration of a personnel contract. Nancy Russell seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion.

 

The Board returned to general session at 11:15 PM. At 11:20 PM Kevin Christie moved to adjourn. Peter Merrill seconds. A unanimous verbal vote passes the motion.

 

 

                 

 

Next School Board Meeting and Training is Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at 5:00 PM at the Superintendent’s Office

 

 

 

Respectfully submitted:

Carol Bagley