August 22, 2018

UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION                         August 22, 2018

 

CALL TO ORDER

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

 

PRESENT

  1. A. Estell, A. Blank, L. Roberts, H. Bradway, J. Reardon, Supt., S. Jackopsic, Prin., L. MacPherson,  recording secretary & Mrs. Eames.  Not in attendance: J. Garden, J Petersen 

     

     APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. L. Roberts made a motion to approve the minutes from June 13, 2018.  Seconded.  Unanimously approved.

     

    INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

  1. Mrs. Eames distributed information for the Board & it was discussed.    

     

    COMMUNICATIONS

  1. None 

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

  1. Superintendent’s Report  Joe mentioned EASTCONN is working on new, revised education financial reporting for the state. Joe & Steve have been in contact with the new transportation director at EASTCONN.  The late high school bus will again be provided by Woodstock Academy at no cost to the town.     
  2. Principal’s Report  Steve thanked Carl & Jan for the great job cleaning the school over the summer.  The cracks in the parking lot have been sealed. Work has been done on the basketball court. Some SMART Boards have been replaced with different technology.  Bus routes are all set.  Cathy & Gina did a great job on this year’s schedule.                  

     

    COMMITTEE REPORTS 

  1. Curriculum  No new info    
  2. Communications  No new info
  3. Transportation  The new routes for 18-19 are all set.  
  4. Personnel  No new info 
  5. Building  No new info

     

    FINANCIAL REPORT

  1. Review the bills. Andrea & Joe reviewed the bills & everything was in order.     

     

  2. 2017-2018 Budget  The 2017-2018 budget had a positive balance of $17,538.02.

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

  1. Budget 2018-19 The Budget was discussed. We are monitoring the budget very closely.  

                 

     

    NEW BUSINESS

  1. Possible appointment of music teacher-After interviews & lessons, Joe Reardon recommended we hire Mehera Ortiz as our new music teacher.  Amy Blank made a motion to hire Mehera Ortiz as our new music teacher.  Seconded by Lisa Roberts.  Unanimously approved. 

                

    INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

              None 

                

    ADJOURNMENT

         Motion by A. Blank to adjourn at 7:50 p.m. Seconded. Passed unanimously.

     

    Respectfully Submitted,

    Linda MacPherson, Recording Secretary