July 8, 2015 Minutes

Union Board of Education

Special Meeting 

July 8, 2015

6:30 p.m.

  Call to order - The meeting was called to order at 6:40 p.m. by Andrea Estell.


 Attending: A. Estell, J. Garden, S. Martinez, A. Blank,   Joe Reardon, Superintendent & M. Eaton, Union Town Treasurer.      Not in attendance:  C. Taylor & P. Guardiani    


No persons to be heard


Election of Officers:   For Board Chair Amy Blank  nominated A. Estell  seconded by J. Garden  Unanimously approved.     For Vice Chair  Andrea Estell  nominated  Amy Blank seconded by J. Garden   Unanimously approved.   For Secretary  A. Blank nominated Jessica Garden  seconded by A. Estell   Unanimously approved.   


Discussion & possible action regarding termination of teacher due to reduction of force    Discussion of elimination of Art teacher due to budget cuts.   J. Reardon, our Supt., notified Jean Bach, our art teacher, on June 19, 2015.  Motion by Amy Blank to terminate contract of Jean Bach due to elimination  of position to which she was appointed as there is no other position for which she is qualified.  Seconded by Sue Martinez.  Unanimously approved.  


Acceptance of letter of Resignation for Retirement Purposes    Reading of resignation for retirement purposes from Margaret Pittman due to medical reasons.  J. Garden made a motion to accept with regrets Mrs. Pittman's resignation.  Seconded by S. Martinez. Unanimously approved.