April 10, 2019

UNION BOARD OF EDUCATION                         April 10,2019,  

 

CALL TO ORDER

     The meeting was called to order by A. Estell at 6:37 p.m.

 

PRESENT

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

     

     APPROVAL OF MINUTES

  1. J. Garden made a motion to approve the minutes from March 13, 2019 & March 27, 2019.  Seconded.  Unanimously approved.

     

    INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

  1. None    

     

    COMMUNICATIONS

  1. None

     

    ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS

  1. Superintendent’s Report  Joe reported on the various meetings he attended. He had an opportunity to speak briefly with our new Governor & will be in contact with Paul Mounds who is on the Governor’s staff.       
  2. Principal’s Report  Steve presented the Board with an excellent slide show as part of our Communication Plan and current proposed bills in Hartford.  It will be used to communicate information about our school.  It also included input from our staff about a day in the life of a small school. May 9th will be Health Day for our students.  This will include CPR training for the upper grades, along with other activities.               

     

    COMMITTEE REPORTS 

  1. Curriculum  Jess Garden discussed curriculum with Steve including: math and health    
  2. Communications 
  3. Transportation  Bus Contact with EASTCONN    
  4. Personnel 
  5. Building  Waiting for the snow guards on the roof from solar company
  6. EASTCONN  Amy discussed some new programs offered at EASTCONN

     

     

    FINANCIAL REPORT

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

     

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

 

 

OLD BUSINESS

  1. 2019-2020 Board of Ed Budget  The Town Budget hearing will be April 23rd.  May 13th will be the Town Meeting to vote on the Budget.

                 

     

    NEW BUSINESS

  1. Bus Contract Extension   Steve discussed the bus contract extension with the Board.  A. Blank made a motion to accept the new bus contract with EASTCONN as amended.  Seconded. Unanimously approved. 
  2. Principal’s Contract (possible Executive Session)  A. Blank made a motion to go into executive session at 8:10 pm.  Seconded.  Unanimously approved.  Motion to exit executive session by A. Blank. Seconded. Unanimously approved. Motion by A. Blank to approve Principal’s Contract as amended.  Seconded.  Unanimously approved. 
  3. Union School Calendar 2019-2020 Adjustment   Tabled until May 2019 meeting

      

    INDIVIDUALS TO BE HEARD

              None     

                

    ADJOURNMENT

         Motion by L. Roberts to adjourn at 8:30 p.m. Seconded. Passed unanimously.

     

    Respectfully Submitted,

    Linda MacPherson, Recording Secretary