SAU #41 Board Meeting
H/B Middle School
December 7, 2006
Mike Dreyer, Chair
William Beauregard, HSB
Beth Lukovits, BSB
Jennifer MacLeod, HSB
Wanda Meagher, BSB
Jim Murphy, H/B Coop
James O’Shea, HSB (late arrival 7:20 pm)
Dave Partridge, BSB
Dan Peterson, H/B Coop
Venu Rao, HSB
Webb Scales, H/B Coop
Steve Simons, H/B Coop
Tom Solon, BSB
Rich Pike, Superintendent of Schools
Bob Kelly, Director of Special Education
Carol Mace, Director of Curriculum
Mellinee Capasso, Business Administrator
Mary Kay MacFarlane, Recording Secretary
Mike Dreyer called the meeting to order at 9:35 pm.
Business Administrator Report
Mellinee Capasso gave the Business Administrator’s report.
Mellinee is looking into the telephone system upgrades throughout the district.
Bill Dutton’s quote was a three year contract of $119,994. Extra Lawn Care contract price of $60,000. Michael Miller contract price $61,000.
A motion was made to waive the bid policy for mowing by Steve Simons Dave Partridge seconded the motion. The motion carried by a vote of 12 yes, 1 no.
Dave Partridge wants to amend the motion to waive the bid policy to accept Bill Dutton’s contract based on $39,998 for a period of three years. The motion was seconded by Steve Simons. The motion carried by a vote of 13 yes, 0 no.
Director of Curriculum
Carol Mace gave the Director of Curriculum’s report.
Professional development program will be going to each of the individual boards for approval.
Superintendent Evaluation Committee
Mike Dreyer gave the presentation on the Superintendent Evaluation Committee.
iii. Relationship with Board
iv. Relationship with Staff
v. Relationship with Community
vi. Personal Qualities
Jim Murphy is concerned about the informal evaluation. He feels it should be written down.
Steve Simons doesn’t agree with citizens or subordinate staff evaluating the superintendent. He feels the process is too complicated.
Jennifer MacLeod disagrees with Steve and thinks that this process is a good thing.
Wanda Meagher thinks that this evaluation plan is a very well thought out process.
Dan Peterson has concerns that it is too complex. Implement it. If it doesn’t work fix it.
Dave Partridge made a motion to precede with the Superintendent Evaluation process and to allow the committee to implement the process as presented by Mike Dreyer. Wanda Meagher seconds the motion. The motion carries by a vote of 10 yes, 1 no, 1 abstention;
A motion was made to adjourn by Beth Lukovits. The motion was seconded by Jim Murphy. The motion carried by unanimous roll call vote 13 yes, 0 no.
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