January 11, 2017

UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION                         January 11, 2017

 

CALL TO ORDER

     The meeting was called to order by A. Estell at 6:40 p.m.

 

PRESENT

  1. A. Estell, J. Zieger, H. Matthews, J. Swanson, A. Blank, J. Reardon, Supt., S. Jackopsic, Prin., L. MacPherson, recording secretary, C. Myers, maintenance. J. Garden was not in attendance.

 

 APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. H. Matthews made a motion to approve the minutes of December 14, 2016.  Seconded J. Swanson. Unanimously approved.

 

INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

  1.  Carl Myers did some research on bus transportation which he presented to the Board & it was discussed.  The Administration will look into this further in the future.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

     There is a CABE breakfast January 23, 2017.  

 

ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

  1. Superintendent’s Report   no report
  2. Principal’s Report  no report

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS      

     a. Curriculum  The meeting with EASTCONN science specialist was postponed.  

     b. Communication  None           

     c. Transportation   There will be a late bus survey sent to parents for Woodstock Academy.  

     d. Personnel  no new info               

e. Building   The hole near the drain in the parking lot was discussed.

 

FINANCIAL REPORT

  1. Review the bills. Andrea & Joe reviewed the bills & everything was in order.     
  2. 2016-2017 Budget    Will be discussed below   H. Matthews made a motion to put New Business before Old Business.  Seconded.  Unanimously appro

NEW BUSINESS

  1. 2017-2018 Board of Ed Budget

Steve distributed the Projected Budget for 2016-17 & the Proposed Budget for 2017-2018 & it was discussed.  For the 2016-17 Budget, at this point, we are looking at a surplus of about $77,000.00.  For the 2017-18 Budget, we are looking at an increase of about $103,000.  Each individual line item was discussed.  J. Zieger made a motion to accept the 2017-18 Budget with one adjustment.  Seconded by J. Swanson.  Unanimously approved.  The Board of Ed will meet with the Board of Finance Jan. 17, 2017 to discuss our Budget.

 

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Policy – First Reading Policy #5144.5 The Board discussed Policy #5144.5. 

 

INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

         No one     

 

ADJOURNMENT

     Motion by A. Blank to adjourn at 8:15 p.m. Seconded. Passed unanimously.

 

Respectfully Submitted, Linda MacPherson, Recording Secretary