Approved:  5-7-08


Hollis School District

4 Lund Lane

Hollis, New Hampshire 03049

Tel. 465-7118



Public Minutes of Feb 13, 2008


A Public session was held on this date at the Town Hall Meeting Room (immediately following 3rd Budget Review session).


Board Members present: Bill Beauregard, Chair; Jennifer MacLeod, Vice Chair;

Jim McCann, Secretary; Susan Benz

Administration present: Richard Pike, Supt of Schools


Call to order at 11:45pm.


Motion: J MacLeod motion to recommend Article 10 (Petition article for Highly Able Students). S Benz 2nd.

R Pike still needs to get input from Administration re: this article.

4-0 in favor.


Motion: S Benz motion to recommend Article 2 (Operating Budget). J McCann 2nd.

Discussion on Article 2.  J MacLeod concerns about not making additional cost savings from proposed budget in the areas of curriculum administration and nursing.  Discussion about plan to review management structure in the schools with outside consultant presenting findings to school board before the end of the school year.

3-1 in favor.


Recommendation by R Pike to hire long term substitute for 2nd grade and to waive 20 day waiting period in order to be paid the per diem rate after the 10th day.


Motion: J McCann motion to accept R Pike recommendation. J MacLeod 2nd.

4-0 in favor.


Motion: J McCann motion to adjourn.  S Benz 2nd.

4-0 in favor.


12:25am (2/14)