HOLLIS/BROOKLINE COOP BUDGET COMMITTEE

April 16, 2007 Minutes

 

·       Members Present:  Forrest Milkowski, Mort Goulder, Fred Hubert, Doug Davidson, Dan Peterson (who arrived after items 1 through 4) and Greg d’Arbonne.

·       Members Absent: Ray Valle, Lorin Rydstrom.

·       Guests/Public Present: None.

 

COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION:

 

MEMBERSHIP

Phone/office

e-mail/mail

Forrest Milkowski

Chairman

673-0399

603-759-1352 (cell)

ForrestMilkowski@earthlink.net

Forrest@Market-Advantage.net

P.O. Box 604, Brookline 03033

Lorin Rydstrom

Vice Chairman

465-2178

881-3700 (work)

Lorin.rydstrom@fctg.com

124 Dow Rd, Hollis, 03049

Greg d’Arbonne

Secretary

H: 672-5830

W: 978-657-1271

C: 978-604-8835

H: Gdarbo6844@aol.com

W: Gdarbonn@systems.textron.com

65 Cleveland Hill Rd., Brookline 03033

Dan Peterson

School Board Rep

465-3858

DanJPeterson@usa.net

22 Shedd Lane, Hollis, 03049

Morton Goulder

 

H: 465-2298

W: 821-5396

cfreed@flegal.com

cgoul96540@aol.com

97 Ridge Rd., Box 419, Hollis 03049

Doug Davidson

 

H: 465-3071

W: 465-3077

C: 603-689-5805

rangerfund@charter.net

4 Sumner Lane, Hollis 03049

Ray Valle

465-2800

566-1020 (cell)

delv@tds.net

85 Rideout Road, Hollis 03049

Fred Hubert

H: 672-9469

W:

C: 617-947-0823

 

H: fhubert67@yahoo.com

W: Fred.Hubert@skillsoft.com

46 Westview Rd., Brookline 03033

 

1.      Committee Chairman Forrest Milkowski called the meeting to order at 7:06 PM.

 

2.      Administrative Issues: Forrest Milkowski asked for nominations for Chairman of the Committee. Mort Goulder nominated Forrest Milkowski and Doug Davidson seconded the motion. 5 voted in favor, none against. Forrest was elected Chairman. Doug nominated Lorin Rydstrom to be the Vice Chairman, Mort seconded the motion. 5 voted in favor, none against. Lorin was elected Vice Chairman. Forrest nominated Greg d’Arbonne to be the Secretary, Mort seconded the motion. 5 voted in favor, none against. Greg was elected Secretary.

 

a.       Motion: Mort Goulder made a motion that Forrest Milkowski be the Chairman of the Budget Committee for the 2007-2008 School year. Doug Davidson seconded the motion.

b.      Vote: 5 in favor of the motion, 0 against. The motion passed.

c.       Motion: Doug Davidson made a motion that Lorin Rydstrom be the Vice Chairman of the Budget Committee for the 2007-2008 School year. Mort Goulder seconded the motion.

d.      Vote: 5 in favor of the motion, 0 against. The motion passed.

e.       Motion: Forrest Milkowski made a motion that Greg d’Arbonne be the Secretary of the Budget Committee for the 2007-2008 School year. Mort Goulder seconded the motion.

f.        Vote: 5 in favor of the motion, 0 against. The motion passed.

 

3.      Forrest Milkowski encouraged the Budget Committee members attend the Coop School Board meetings. Forrest stated he is working with Ray Valle on how we can get the meetings televised. Forrest asked Greg d’Arbonne to inquire with the SAU office and how to get our Minutes on the SAU website. Greg stated he will get the Minutes out to everyone within a week of the meeting and the members will have a week to get back to Greg on any changes. Greg will then send the Minutes, as a Draft copy, to the SAU office to be published. Once approved at the next meeting, The Minutes will e resent to the SAU office to be posted as “Approved Minutes.” Greg made a motion that Ray Valle investigates how the Budget Committee meetings can be broadcast over the local access TV channels and how large the audience might be. Mort Goulder seconded the motion.

 

a.       Motion: Greg d’Arbonne made a motion that Ray Valle investigates how the Bud Committee meetings can be broadcast over the local access TV channels and how large the audience might be. Mort Goulder seconded the motion.

b.      Vote: 5 in favor of the motion, 0 against. The motion passed.

 

4.      Forrest Milkowski stated that Ray Valle would like to see some more activity by the Budget Committee on the Yahoo Website concerning the Budget Committee. Without Ray to further explain, Forrest could not give anymore information. Doug Davidson made a motion that the Budget Committee tables this discussion until the next meeting that Ray can attend. Fred Hubert seconded the motion.

 

a.       Motion: Doug Davidson made a motion that the Budget Committee tables the discussion concerning the Yahoo Website until the next meeting that Ray Valle can attend. Fred Hubert seconded the motion.

b.      Vote: 5 in favor of the motion, 0 against. The motion passed.

 

5.      Regular Meeting Schedule:  Forrest Milkowski stated he would like to see if we could have a regularly scheduled meeting. The members discussed what day of the week was best. Monday’s seemed to be the best day of the week. The third Monday of the month seems to be best. For the May meeting, it will be the 24th of May. Meetings will start at 7 PM.

 

6.      Schedule for deliverables for next year: The members discussed what is expected from both the Board and Budget Committee before the District Meeting and when should it be delivered. It was suggested that a calendar with suspense dates would help the process and the members felt this was a good idea.

 

7.      Minutes: A Motion was made by Forrest Milkowski that the Budget Committee accept the March 1, 2007 Minutes. Greg d’Arbonne seconded the motion.

 

a.       Motion: Forrest Milkowski made a motion that the Budget Committee accept the March 1, 2007 Minutes. Greg d’Arbonne seconded the motion.

b.      Vote: 5 in favor of the motion, none against (Fred Hubert could not vote on the Minutes as he did not attend that meeting). The motion passed.

 

8.      Next Meeting: A Budget Committee meeting will be conducted at 7:00 PM on the 24th of May in the Middle School Conference Room. Greg d’Arbonne will coordinate for the room and the meeting notice.

 

9.      Mort Goulder made a Motion to adjourn the meeting. Greg d’Arbonne seconded the motion. All voted in favor. The Chairman adjourned the meeting at 8:27 PM.

 

Respectfully submitted,

 

 

Greg d’Arbonne

Secretary