December 12, 2018

UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION                         December 12, 2018

 

CALL TO ORDER

     The meeting was called to order by A. Estell at 6:42 p.m.

 

PRESENT

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

     

     APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. A. Blank made a motion to approve the minutes from November 14, 2018.  Seconded.  Unanimously approved.

     

    INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

  1. None    

     

    COMMUNICATIONS

  1. None

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

  1. Superintendent’s Report  Joe commented on the recent elections. The teachers ratified their new contract for July 1, 2019-June 30, 2022.  We have the first draft of the 2019-2020  Board of Ed Budget.   
  2. Principal’s Report  Steve said report cards were sent home & conferences went well.  Our Music Concert will be on Wed. Dec. 19 at 6:30 p.m.  We raised $2000.00 for No Shave November.  December Calendar fundraiser for the USA is going great.  The town is putting in an ice skating area over the basketball court.     

     

    COMMITTEE REPORTS 

  1. Curriculum  No new info    
  2. Communications  Heidi will be meeting Steve sometime in the new year.
  3. Transportation  Had the second meeting with EASTCONN recently about a new bus contract.    
  4. Personnel  Teacher negotiations  
  5. Building  No new info
  6. EASTCONN  A. Blank filled in the Board about her recent meeting with the EASTCONN Board.

     

    FINANCIAL REPORT

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

     

  2. 2018-19 Budget  Projecting about a $10,000.00 deficit at this time.

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

  1. None  

                 

     

    NEW BUSINESS

  1. Teacher contract  After much discussion, A. Blank made a motion to accept the Professional Agreement between Union Board of Education and the Teachers’ Education Association of Union July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2022.   Seconded by J. Garden.  Unanimously approved.
  2. 2019-2020 Board of Ed Budget  The Board reviewed this new Budget.  They will discuss further at the next Board of Ed meeting in January 2019.  

      

    INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

              None     

                

    ADJOURNMENT

         Motion by A. Blank to adjourn at 8:05 p.m. Seconded. Passed unanimously.

     

    Respectfully Submitted,

    Linda MacPherson, Recording Secretary